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  • 1. 1 CRUISING 101CRUISING 101 Office#Office# 305 793 7995305 793 7995 Cell#Cell# 305 926 8552305 926 8552 www.affluentcruises.comwww.affluentcruises.com khary@affluentcruises.comkhary@affluentcruises.com cynthia@affluentcruises.comcynthia@affluentcruises.com
  • 2. 2 WHAT IS A CRUISE?WHAT IS A CRUISE? A cruise is your best vacation option!A cruise is your best vacation option! A cruise refers to any vacation where an oceanicA cruise refers to any vacation where an oceanic ship is your primary mode of transportationship is your primary mode of transportation between ports- of- call.between ports- of- call. Cruises are provided by various companies-Cruises are provided by various companies- Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Norwegian Cruise Line,Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Norwegian Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, Celebrity, Holland America,Princess Cruises, Celebrity, Holland America, Costa, Crystal, Regent Seven Seas & severalCosta, Crystal, Regent Seven Seas & several more…more…
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  • 4. 4 WHERE DO CRUISES GO?WHERE DO CRUISES GO? All over this world!All over this world! Popular cruise destinations include the Caribbean, thePopular cruise destinations include the Caribbean, the Bahamas, Alaska, Hawaii, Mexico, Central America,Bahamas, Alaska, Hawaii, Mexico, Central America, South America, the Mediterranean, Europe, SESouth America, the Mediterranean, Europe, SE Asia, China and more…Asia, China and more… A cruise can last anywhere between 2 and 30 days.A cruise can last anywhere between 2 and 30 days. 3- Day cruises usually feature 1 or 2 ports- of- call3- Day cruises usually feature 1 or 2 ports- of- call 4- 5 Day cruises= 2 or 3 ports- of- call4- 5 Day cruises= 2 or 3 ports- of- call 7- Day cruises = 3 or 4 ports- of- call7- Day cruises = 3 or 4 ports- of- call
  • 5. 5 Typical Cruise ItinerariesTypical Cruise Itineraries 3- Day BAHAMAS Cruise3- Day BAHAMAS Cruise Norwegian Cruise Line SkyNorwegian Cruise Line Sky DateDate PortPort Arrive -Arrive - DepartDepart Fri, Aug 14Fri, Aug 14 MiamiMiami --5:00 PM5:00 PM Sat, Aug 15Sat, Aug 15 NassauNassau 8:00 AM -6:00 PM8:00 AM -6:00 PM Sun, Aug 16Sun, Aug 16 Great Stirrup CayGreat Stirrup Cay 8:00 AM -5:00 PM8:00 AM -5:00 PM Mon, Aug 17Mon, Aug 17 MiamiMiami 7:00 AM7:00 AM-- http://www.ncl.com/nclweb/fleet/shipInformation.html?http://www.ncl.com/nclweb/fleet/shipInformation.html? shipCode=SKYshipCode=SKY
  • 6. 6 Typical Cruise ItinerariesTypical Cruise Itineraries 5-Day5-Day WESTERN CARIBBEAN CruiseWESTERN CARIBBEAN Cruise CCL DestinyCCL Destiny Date Port ArriveDepartDate Port ArriveDepart Mon, Nov 02Mon, Nov 02 MiamiMiami --4:00 PM4:00 PM Tue, Nov 03Tue, Nov 03 At SeaAt Sea Wed, Nov 04Wed, Nov 04 Grand Cayman 7:00 AM-4:00 PMGrand Cayman 7:00 AM-4:00 PM Thu, Nov 05Thu, Nov 05 Ocho Rios 7:30 AM-3:30 PMOcho Rios 7:30 AM-3:30 PM Fri, Nov 06Fri, Nov 06 At SeaAt Sea Sat, Nov 07Sat, Nov 07 MiamiMiami 8:00 AM8:00 AM-- http://www.carnival.com/Itinerary.aspx?http://www.carnival.com/Itinerary.aspx? embkCode=MIA&itinCode=WCE&durDays=5&shipCode=DE&subRegionCode=CW&rateCode=PCembkCode=MIA&itinCode=WCE&durDays=5&shipCode=DE&subRegionCode=CW&rateCode=PC D%20%20&sailDate=9/11/2010&sailingID=53149D%20%20&sailDate=9/11/2010&sailingID=53149
  • 7. 7 Typical Cruise ItinerariesTypical Cruise Itineraries 7-Day Eastern Caribbean Cruise7-Day Eastern Caribbean Cruise Royal Caribbean International Liberty of the SeasRoyal Caribbean International Liberty of the Seas Date Port Arrive -DepartDate Port Arrive -Depart Sat, Sep 26 MiamiSat, Sep 26 Miami --4:30 PM4:30 PM Sun, Sep 27 At SeaSun, Sep 27 At Sea—— Mon, Sep 28 At SeaMon, Sep 28 At Sea—— Tue, Sep 29 Philipsburg/St. Maarten 9:00 AM-6:00 PMTue, Sep 29 Philipsburg/St. Maarten 9:00 AM-6:00 PM Wed, Sep 30 San Juan/Puerto Rico 8:00 AM-2:00 PMWed, Sep 30 San Juan/Puerto Rico 8:00 AM-2:00 PM Thu, Oct 01 Labadi/Labadee 8:00 AM-5:00 PMThu, Oct 01 Labadi/Labadee 8:00 AM-5:00 PM Fri, Oct 02 At SeaFri, Oct 02 At Sea—— Sat, Oct 03 MiamiSat, Oct 03 Miami 7:00 AM7:00 AM-- http://www.royalcaribbean.com/findacruise/ships/class/ship/home.do;jsessionid=0000UyGSOC3gJahttp://www.royalcaribbean.com/findacruise/ships/class/ship/home.do;jsessionid=0000UyGSOC3gJa 3LhPnX6r4MdOB:12hbiodf7?br=R&shipClassCode=FR&shipCode=LB3LhPnX6r4MdOB:12hbiodf7?br=R&shipClassCode=FR&shipCode=LB
  • 8. 8 WHO CRUISES?WHO CRUISES? FamiliesFamilies CouplesCouples SinglesSingles People who love funPeople who love fun People who lovePeople who love luxuryluxury People who lovePeople who love adventureadventure People who enjoyPeople who enjoy great vacationsgreat vacations People who enjoy the best value for their vacation dollar!!People who enjoy the best value for their vacation dollar!!
  • 9. 9 CruisersCruisers
  • 10. 10 HOW DO CRUISESHOW DO CRUISES WORK?WORK? Step 1Step 1~~~~~~~~Choose your cruiseChoose your cruise Step 2Step 2~~~~~~~~Choose your cabinChoose your cabin Step 3Step 3~~~~~~~~Choose your paymentChoose your payment scheduleschedule Step 4Step 4~~~~~~~~Cruise!Cruise! It’s all- inclusive!It’s all- inclusive! It’s the vacation of a lifetime!It’s the vacation of a lifetime! It’s the best value!It’s the best value!
  • 11. 11 Choose your cruiseChoose your cruise
  • 12. 12 Choose your cabinChoose your cabin
  • 13. 13 Choose your paymentChoose your payment scheduleschedule With cruises, the earlier you start the better.With cruises, the earlier you start the better. To hold a spot, you need to provide an initial deposit to yourTo hold a spot, you need to provide an initial deposit to your reservationreservation 2,3,4- Day cruises= $100 per person2,3,4- Day cruises= $100 per person 5,6- Day cruises= $150 per person5,6- Day cruises= $150 per person 7- Day cruises= $200 or $250 per person7- Day cruises= $200 or $250 per person 8- Day or longer= $300 per person8- Day or longer= $300 per person Cruise balance is usually due anywhere from 60 to 90 days priorCruise balance is usually due anywhere from 60 to 90 days prior to the cruise departure!to the cruise departure! Booking into a group makes it much easier!Booking into a group makes it much easier!
  • 14. 14 Choose your paymentChoose your payment scheduleschedule Booking into a group makes paying for your cruise much easier!Booking into a group makes paying for your cruise much easier! Usually all it takes is $25 per person to get started.Usually all it takes is $25 per person to get started.30 days after your initial deposit,30 days after your initial deposit, the full deposit remainder isthe full deposit remainder is due-due- 3-day cruises- $75 per3-day cruises- $75 per 7-day cruises- $ 175 to 225 per7-day cruises- $ 175 to 225 per 8-day or longer- $275 per8-day or longer- $275 per Full payment isn’t due until-Full payment isn’t due until- 60 days prior for 3-day60 days prior for 3-day cruisescruises 75 days prior for 7-day75 days prior for 7-day cruisescruises 90 days prior for 8-day or90 days prior for 8-day or longer-longer-All deposited monies are 100% refundable up until the finalAll deposited monies are 100% refundable up until the final payment date. All deposited monies are paid to the cruisepayment date. All deposited monies are paid to the cruise line. At no time do you pay me or my company personally. Iline. At no time do you pay me or my company personally. I earn a commission which is paid to me by the cruise lines. Myearn a commission which is paid to me by the cruise lines. My job is to streamline the process, and make the reservationjob is to streamline the process, and make the reservation process easier for you.process easier for you.
  • 15. 15 WHY CRUISE?WHY CRUISE? 5 reasons5 reasons I t ’s t he best vacat ion value…mor e bang f or yourI t ’s t he best vacat ion value…mor e bang f or your buck!buck! Awesome ent er t ainment !Awesome ent er t ainment ! Fun f or t he ent ir e f amily!Fun f or t he ent ir e f amily! Rest , r elaxat ion & all t he f ood you can eat !Rest , r elaxat ion & all t he f ood you can eat ! Af f luent Cr uises & Tr avel makes it easy!Af f luent Cr uises & Tr avel makes it easy!
  • 16. 16 It’s the best vacation value!It’s the best vacation value! More bang for your buck!More bang for your buck! Weekend to Orlando for 2Weekend to Orlando for 2 Rent-a-Car=Rent-a-Car= $150$150 Gas=Gas= $50$50 2-Park Admission=2-Park Admission= $200$200 Food=Food= $150$150 Hotel 2 Nights=Hotel 2 Nights= $200$200 +______________________+______________________ Vacation total=Vacation total= $750$750 *These figures reflect a*These figures reflect a conservative vacation, eatingconservative vacation, eating at a fast food restaurant eachat a fast food restaurant each day, and 2-nights at aday, and 2-nights at a moderate hotelmoderate hotel 3-Day Weekend Bahamas3-Day Weekend Bahamas Cruise Fare=Cruise Fare= $200$200 Port Charges=Port Charges= $180$180 Govt. Taxes & Fees=Govt. Taxes & Fees= $100$100 +______________________+______________________ Vacation total=Vacation total= $480$480 **Your cruise vacation is All**Your cruise vacation is All inclusive which means that itinclusive which means that it includes all your food, yourincludes all your food, your room, all the onboardroom, all the onboard entertainment & the variousentertainment & the various ports-of-callports-of-call
  • 17. 17 Awesome fun &Awesome fun & entertainment!entertainment!• Comedy ShowsComedy Shows • Live BandsLive Bands • Broadway-styled live showsBroadway-styled live shows • Water Slides & PoolsWater Slides & Pools • Spas & MassagesSpas & Massages • Athletic Gym, Basketball/Volleyball courtsAthletic Gym, Basketball/Volleyball courts • Miniature GolfMiniature Golf • Full Service CasinosFull Service Casinos • Various BarsVarious Bars • ArcadesArcades • Game RoomsGame Rooms • Couples competitionsCouples competitions • KaraokeKaraoke • BingoBingo • Card games & tournamentsCard games & tournaments • Internet cafésInternet cafés • Big Screen MoviesBig Screen Movies • Bowling*Bowling* • Rock-Climbing*Rock-Climbing* • Boxing Ring*Boxing Ring* • Surfing*Surfing* • Ice-Skating*Ice-Skating* * These entertainment options may not be available on all cruise ships* These entertainment options may not be available on all cruise ships
  • 18. 18 Awesome fun &Awesome fun & entertainment!entertainment!
  • 19. 19 Fun for the entire family!Fun for the entire family!
  • 20. 20 Rest, relaxation & all the food you can eat!Rest, relaxation & all the food you can eat!
  • 21. 21 Rest, relaxation & all the food you can eat!Rest, relaxation & all the food you can eat!
  • 22. 22 Affluent Cruises & TravelAffluent Cruises & Travel makes it easy!makes it easy! With more than 12 years of travel industryWith more than 12 years of travel industry experience, our company has the expertise toexperience, our company has the expertise to guide you to the vacation of your dreams.guide you to the vacation of your dreams. 12 cruises of experience on Carnival Cruise Line,12 cruises of experience on Carnival Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean International Cruise Line,Royal Caribbean International Cruise Line, Norwegian Cruise Line, Princess Cruise Line &Norwegian Cruise Line, Princess Cruise Line & Celebrity Cruise LineCelebrity Cruise Line
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