Ocean Cruises

Alaska Denali Explorer Cruise/Tour

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This week we are in for a treat as we visit our 49th state – Alaska, land of beautiful scenic vista’s and wildlife you can see up close.  Our tour begins with the land portion starting in Fairbanks.  While in Fairbanks we will take a Sternwheeler Cruise down the Chena River.  Then on to Denali for 2 nights where we will have a full day in the Denali National Park viewing wildlife and majestic Mt. McKinley-or as natives call Denali.  Then on to Anchorage where we board our Princess Cruise Lines ship for 7 nights visiting Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan, Hubbard Glacier, magnificent Glacier Bay and the Inside Passage. Our journey ends in Vancouver.

Be sure to bring your cameras on this trip.  You will take hundreds of pictures, each port stop is magnificent.

This is an amazing cruise/tour on Princess cruise lines.  We will stay at some of the most beautiful lodges in Alaska.  Give me a call at 919.708.8217 or e-mail cruiselikeavip@windstream.net for more details.


Inside Cabin per person $2218.30 Ocean View Cabin per person $2868.30 Balcony Cabin per person $3218.30

Gratuities additional $90065 per person cruise only

Airfare available upon request.


As always, thanks for reading.  I appreciate each of you.

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Glamorous Western Mediterranean

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Join me this week as we visit the Glamorous Western Mediterranean on the beautiful Viking Sky ocean liner. France’s famed southern coast and Italy’s Renaissance treasures take center stage on this 8-day Mediterranean sojourn between Barcelona and Rome. Immerse yourself in Catalonian and Tuscan art, architecture and history during overnights in Barcelona and Tuscany.  In the South of France, call on Marseille, France’s oldest city, jet-setting St. Tropez and Monte Carlo, Monaco’s glamorous city by the sea.


Here’s our Western Mediterranean itinerary:

Day 1 & 2:  Barcelona, Spain

Day 3:  Marseille, France

Day 4:  St. Tropez, France

Day 5:  Monte Carlo, Monaco

Day 6 & 7:  Florence/Pisa, Italy

Day 8:  Rome, Italy


Included in our cruise:

930 guests – Viking Sky

8 day cruise visiting 4 countries & 6 ports with a private veranda

All onboard meals

Beer, wine & soft drinks with onboard dinner & lunch

One included shore excursion in every port of call

Port taxes & fees included

Airport transfers

All this for $2199 for cruise and $795 for air (limited availability)

Call if you would like more information on this fabulous cruise at 919.708.8217.

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Alaska – A Grand American Vacation


This week we are visiting Alaska, our 49th and largest state in the United States.  Known for it’s dramatic, diverse terrain of wide-open spaces, mountains and forests, with abundant wildlife and many small towns, it’s truly a destination for everyone.  One of the most popular ways to see Alaska is by cruise ship.  If you pair the cruise with a land tour, you will get a great vacation experience and see more of the interior of Alaska-a truly grand vacation experience.

For more information, call 919.708.8217 or e-mail at cruiselikeavip@windstream.net.

Thank you for your interest in my trips.  I value each of you as my guest.





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Romantic Mediterranean Cruise

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I am getting a jump on 2017 with a fantastic Romantic Mediterranean Cruise with Viking Ocean Cruises.  This is a brand new ship, The Viking Sea. Imagine an ocean cruise with only 930 guests-a more personal experience for sure.

Discover the heart of the romantic Mediterranean on this 8-day journey along the world’s most beautiful coastlines visiting Spain, France, Italy and Corsica.

  • 8-day cruise visiting 4 countries & 6 ports with a private veranda stateroom
  • Guided excursion in each port of call
  • Culture Curriculum: Become immersed in your destinations through lectures on or performances of music, art, cooking, dance and history
  • All onboard meals
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with onboard dinner and lunch
  • Coffee & tea anytime on board
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • All restaurant reservation fees
  • All port charges and government taxes
  • Airfare and transfers

Take a look at some of the views.  Definitely worth thinking about.

It’s practically an all-inclusive resort on a ship.

Limited space available, so give me a call at 919.708.8217 if you want to know more.  Or you can e-mail me at cruiselikeavip@windstream.net or facebook.com/cruiselikeavip.

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Romantic Mediterranean Cruise 2017

I am getting a jump on 2017 with a fantastic Romantic Mediterranean Cruise with Viking Ocean Cruises.  This is a brand new ship, only 930 guests, with included excursions in each port and beer/wine/soft drinks with lunch and dinner service.  What more could you ask for!

I have been to most of these places and they are each beautiful with great sites to visit (which are included.) This itinerary is 8 days, visiting 4 countries in 6 ports.  We see lots in a short period of time.  Great time frame if you only want to take a week off.

I always think pictures speak louder than words, so take a look:

Join me January 8-15, 2017.  All this for $3344.00 per person for a deluxe veranda stateroom.  Included round trip airfare, round trip transfers, 8 day/7 night cruise, included guided shore excursions, wine/beer/soft drinks with lunch and dinner, only 930 guests on a brand new ship.

Call for details at 919.708.8217 or cruiselikeavip@windstream.net

Thank you for your interest.  I appreciate my readers.

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