NEW YORK -- Several cruise lines are offering discounted rates on
A sampling of the discounts follows:
• The American West Steamboat Co. is offering group tour
discounts of up to 25% on its 2003-2004 departures.
The line also is offering on select cruises a "Very Best Buys"
discount of up to $800 per couple on seven-night cruises or $1,200
per couple on 11-night cruises.
American West's 2003-2004 brochure -- featuring the line's new
ship, the Empress of the North, is available.
For more information, call (800) 434-1232.
• Peter Deilmann discounted some of its spring Europe
The Casanova, which sails on the Po River in Italy, for example, is
discounted between $300 and $400 off the main cruise season.
Savings of more than $500 can be had on other cruises, including
sailings on the Mozart and the Danube Princess, which sail the
Danube River roundtrip from Passau, Germany.
For more information, call (800) 348-8287.
• Star Clippers, meanwhile, set discounted rates on all three of
its ships this spring.
A $400 per person discount on the Mexico-based Star Clipper is
available along with free air fare to Cancun from select
Guests on the Barbados-based Royal Clipper will receive a $300
per person discount plus free air fare to Barbados from Miami.
Free accommodations for four nights in Bangkok and discounted
air fare is available on Phuket, Thailand-based sailings of the
Discounts are available on select departures only; call Star
Clippers at (800) 442-0551 for more information.