Deals & Steals: Cruising for All Ages

Multi-generational travel is a trend that’s here to stay. We love connecting with our family and our friends, and that means exploring the globe with all age groups. If you’re thinking about getting away with the kids or grandkids in 2015, why not do some advance planning now? Here’s a good way via Air Canada Vacations to save and see the world at the same time. The best part? It’s a cruise, it’s all-inclusive and you only have to unpack once. Book by October 31, and say bon voyage. —Vivian Vassos

Calling all cruisers! Air Canada Vacations launches an exclusive, all-inclusive Caribbean cruise package with Princess Cruises, in celebration of the Regal Princess’ inaugural Caribbean season.

Available for a limited time, the seven-night Eastern Caribbean itinerary aboard the Regal Princess includes non-stop return flights from Toronto or Montreal, stateroom (as selected), premium bar beverage package, all gratuities and round-trip transfers. Regal Princess departs from Fort Lauderdale with stops in Princess Cays, St. Thomas and St. Maarten.

The new Regal Princess has been designed to enhance the cruise experience, reflecting the warmth and sophistication that is synonymous with Princess Cruises. Signature features include The SeaWalk®—a remarkable glass-bottom walkway; The Sanctuary, and Lotus Spa®; plus new eateries, a breathtaking Atrium & Piazza, and Princess Cruises’ popular “Movies Under the Stars®”.

“A cruise holiday can give travellers the opportunity to see and do more without the hassle of taking multiple flights and checking-in-and-out of various hotels,” says Amr Younes, Vice President of Independent Travel at Air Canada Vacations. “We have taken the simplicity of cruise travel one step further with Air Canada Vacations’ exclusive, all-inclusive package aboard the Regal Princess. Everything is included in one price, from the return airfare to on-board gratuities, so you can stop crunching numbers and simply enjoy your holiday.”

There are more advantages when booking an all-inclusive cruise package with Air Canada Vacations. Travellers can earn 50 per cent more Aeroplan® Miles on each flight segment for bookings made by October 31, 2014. The “Best Price Guarantee” ensures passengers book the cruise for the best price on the market; should you miss a flight, the “Flight Guarantee” means Air Canada Vacations gets you on the next available flight, so you can catch up with your cruise.

The all-inclusive Regal Princess Cruise Package starts from just $1,829 per person, based on double occupancy for an inside stateroom, departing Toronto or Montreal on February 1, 2015. Other Regal Princess all-inclusive departures from Toronto and Montreal include February 15 and 22, March 1, 8, 15 and 22, 2015, with prices from $1,899, and March 29 and April 5, 2015, with prices from $2,049. Rates exclude applicable taxes and fees. Additional stateroom categories including balcony and mini-suites are available.

To book an all-inclusive Regal Princess Cruise Package visit or call 1-866-529-2079.