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Plan a Cruise Month

Wednesday, October 11, 2017  
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October is a Key Time for Travelers to Plan a Trip on a River or at Sea

Cruise Planners, the cruise vacation planning expert, has announced October is Plan a Cruise Month. Through a multi-dimensional campaign, the cruise industry has come together to showcase the wide variety of cruise experiences, proving there is a cruise vacation for every travel style, budget and occasion.

Plan a Cruise Month puts a spotlight on cruise travel and offers unprecedented cruise vacation deals and promotions throughout the month of October.

“More and more people are turning to cruises to provide them with an all-inclusive, stress-free vacation option, as cruises have so much to offer – from amazing dining experiences, Broadway-caliber entertainment and waterparks to the ability to visit multiple destinations in a single trip without having to unpack and pack your belongings more than once,” said Serena Neubacher, Cruise Planners. “We have found once our clients take a cruise, they fall in love with these vacations. And now through Plan a Cruise Month – we can help share the love of cruising by helping everyone to take advantage of the great offers and deals from our industry partners throughout October.”

Plan A Cruise Month Promotions

Cruise lines are offering special promotions and pricing on popular cruises to encourage consumers to plan their next cruise vacation during the month of October. Contact a cruise specialist at Cruise Planners to take advantage of many special deals from 26 different cruise lines, including:

  • Royal Caribbean: Buy one get 50% off second guest (25% off third and fourth guests in same stateroom), kids sail free select sailings, up to $100 to spend at sea
  • AmaWaterways: receive up to $1500 savings per stateroom plus free prepaid gratuities on select European and Asian river cruises
  • Avalon Waterways: Get $299 Air from select gateways (including Detroit DTW) plus save $2500 per couple on select 2018 Avalon Waterways’ European river cruises

#CruiseMonth Twitter Event

Consumers considering planning a cruise should mark their calendars to join leaders in the cruise industry for a global #CruiseMonth Twitter event on Wednesday, October 11, 2017. During the Twitter event, participants will learn about featured cruise lines, unique

experiences, ports, destinations and more. And – by simply retweeting select pinned tweets throughout the event – participants will be entered to win prizes including gift cards and free subscriptions to Porthole Cruise Magazine. One winner will be chosen at random each hour of the event – so there are plenty of chances to win. Eager cruisers interested in joining the Twitter event should utilize the hashtag #CruiseMonth on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 from 10a.m. EDT to 7p.m. EDT, to join in the conversation.

For more information about the travel planning experts at Cruise Planners or to take advantage of one of the Plan a Cruise Month promotions, call 517-925-1225 or visit www.ledgestonetravel.com or www.facebook.com/ledgestonetravel. For more information about cruising and all Plan a Cruise Month activities, visit www.cruising.org/PlanACruiseMonth.

About Plan a Cruise Month

Plan a Cruise Month, created by Cruise Lines International Association, the world’s largest cruise industry association, celebrates cruise travel. Throughout October, CLIA encourages travelers to learn more about cruise vacations, as well as promote cruise-focused travel professionals as the best way to find, plan and book a cruise. For more information on CLIA, the cruise industry, and CLIA Cruise Line Members and Agencies, visit www.cruising.org or follow Cruise Lines International Association on CLIA’s Facebook and Twitter pages.


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