Canadians Set Sail for the Tropics 'At Par' with Paul Gauguin
Photo courtesy of Paul Gauguin Cruises
What happens when winter leaves you with a serious case of cabin fever? The solution might be to get a better cabin.
Perhaps a cabin with a floor-to-ceiling balcony overlooking the lush blue-green seas of the tropics might be the perfect cure for the winter blues. Ready to go? Paul Gauguin Cruises just made it easier for Canadians to embark on a tropical getaway.
Paul Gauguin, which operates luxury, small ship cruises throughout the South Pacific and Latin America, is providing Canadian residents the opportunity to sail “At Par,” when booking select cruises through Feb. 29, 2016. Essentially Canadians can apply the Canadian dollar equivalent to the stated fare, resulting in a savings of nearly 25 percent.
The Canada sale is applied in addition to already discounted fares of up to 50 percent off, which include roundtrip airfare from LAX, so snow birds might never find a better time to go.
A sampling of voyages for 2015/2016 include:
Tahiti & the Society Islands
Set sail on the flagship m/s Paul Gauguin and be inspired by the best of the South Pacific. Stop in Huahine, Bora Bora and Moorea where you’ll dive with manta rays, watch humpback whales migrating in the warm South Pacific waters and enjoy an overnight in Moorea with plenty of free time to experience the local culture and cuisine.
Jan. 16, 23, 30; Dec. 14, 2016; from $3,395
Feb. 13; March 12, 19, 26; April 9; Nov.12, 2016; from $4,395
July 16; August 27; Sept. 3; Dec. 21*, 2016 (*Holiday Sailings); from $4,545
June 18; Oct.1, 8, 15, 2016; from $4,445
Tahiti, the Society Islands & Tuamotus
A new voyage for Paul Gauguin in 2016, the m/s Paul Gauguin visits two Polynesian archipelagos in one week with stops in Huahine, Rangiroa, Taha’a (Motu Mahana), Bora Bora and Moorea. Divers won’t want to miss the opportunity to see hammerhead sharks and eagle rays in their natural habitats.
Feb. 6, 2016; 7 nights; from $4,395
An expanded, 11-night version of the cruise also includes two full days at Paul Gauguin’s private island paradise Motu Mahana as well as two full days in Bora Bora. Don’t miss the UNESCO Nature Reserve, Fakarava, where divers can get a unique perspective up to 130 feet below the water.
Dec. 3, 2016; 11 nights; from $4,795
Colón, Panama to Philipsburg, St. Maarten
Set your sights on South America on board the 88-passenger m/v Tere Moana and visit such exotic, historic locales as Panama, Cartagena, Aruba and the French West Indies. Escape to Les Saintes, a chain of mostly uninhabited tropical islands, where you can snorkel or explore charming villages. Love shopping? Starting point Colon, Panama is home to 1,600 duty free options.
March 11, 2016; 8 nights; from $2,695
All prices above are noted in USD and reflect all available discounts. For more information, request Paul Gauguin’s 60-page brochure, which serves as wish list of sorts, chronicling the line’s exotic destinations. Paul Gauguin operates the m/s Gauguin, the longest continually sailing cruise ship in the South Pacific, and the 88-guest m/v Tere Moana.
Travel agents in Canada may also request a special, customizable PDF sell sheet, which they can modify to include their own agency contact information, in order to distribute the “At Par” promotion directly to their clients.
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