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BOOKING PERIOD: 4/29/2024 - 6/30/2024| TRAVEL PERIOD: Today - 12/31/2025| VACATION CODE: 2919
(17 Reviews)
100% Recommended

Rod Seeley, MCC

Oak Park, CA
Luxury Cruise Travel Specialist

I am Rod Seeley, MCC 40+ a year Luxury Cruise Travel Specialist that has had the opportunity to sail on over 250 cruises to destinations worldwide. Destinations include Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia, Jap...
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The best vacations always have a culinary element you never forget, such as shopping at La Boqueria market in Barcelona or feasting on fresh sushi in Tokyo. The vacations below add culinary experiences to your journey in the form of wine tastings, cooking demonstrations, exquisite restaurants and more, all designed to give your travels the extra spices they need to become extraordinary.

Whether it’s a vacation inspired by these offers or one custom-designed around your interests, our travel agency has the expertise, insights, industry connections and travel experience to create an exceptional escape that exceeds all your expectations. We know these travel partners and destinations well, so please contact us with any questions.


Featured Offers

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2-For-1 Cruise Fares

Widely recognized for its groundbreaking culinary enrichment both aboard its ships and ashore, Oceania Cruises brings you exclusive Culinary Discovery Tours, which offer an insider’s experience of the local culinary scene and the secrets of authentic regional cuisine during your day ashore. Tour colorful traditional markets, dine at renowned restaurants and hone your skills back on board at The Culinary Center. Whether it’s joining a cooking demonstration at a Venetian master chef’s private villa or traveling off the beaten path to tropical plantations on a French Polynesian island, Oceania Cruises connects you with the culinary culture wherever you travel.

Get more with simply MORETM and enjoy: 

  • 2-for-1 Cruise Fares
  • Free Roundtrip Airfare and Airport Transfers
  • Free Shore Excursions
  • Free Champagne, Wine and More
  • Free Gourmet Specialty Dining
  • Free Unlimited Wi-Fi

Plus when you book select sailings through our agency, you will also receive:

  • Free Prepaid Gratuities and Wine Tasting; OR
  • The services of a Distinctive Voyages Host, an invitation to a Private Welcome Reception, an Exclusive Shore Event and a Wine Tasting
*Amenities are per stateroom


Featured Sailings:

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10-Day Renaissance Triumphs

Riviera  ·  November 4, 2024

Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy; Messina (Sicily), Italy; Valletta, Malta; cruising the Mediterranean Sea; Florence/Pisa/Tuscany (Livorno), Italy; Genoa, Italy; Nice (Villefranche), France; Provence (Marseille), France; Palma de Mallorca, Spain; Barcelona, Spain

Veranda Stateroom from $4,899 per person

Our Agency Exclusive: Free Prepaid Gratuities; Plus Wine Tasting

18-Day Eternal Eastern Empires

Riviera  ·  January 27, 2025

Hong Kong, China; Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Taipei (Keelung), Taiwan; Ishigaki, Japan; Okinawa (Naha), Japan; cruising the East China Sea; Shanghai, China; cruising the East China Sea; Nagasaki, Japan; Busan, South Korea; cruising the Kanmon Strait; Hiroshima, Japan; Kochi, Japan; Kyoto (Kobe), Japan; Nagoya, Japan; Tokyo, Japan

Deluxe Ocean View from $9,149 per person

Our Agency Exclusive: Enjoy the services of a Distinctive Voyages Host, an invitation to a Private Welcome Reception & Exclusive Shore Event; Plus Wine Tasting

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14-Day Fairytale Isles & Fjords

Vista  ·  June 15, 2025

London (Southampton), United Kingdom; Belfast, Ireland; Killybegs, Ireland; Portree (Isle of Skye), United Kingdom; Lerwick (Shetland Islands), United Kingdom; Alesund, Norway; Geiranger (Geirangerfjord), Norway; Nordfjordeid, Norway; Flam (Sognefjord), Norway; Stavanger, Norway; Kristiansand, Norway; Skagen, Denmark; Oslo, Norway

Veranda Stateroom from $9,099 per person

Our Agency Exclusive: Free Prepaid Gratuities; Plus Wine Tasting

14-Day Iberia to Wine Country

Marina  ·  June 16, 2025

Barcelona, Spain; Alicante, Spain; Malaga, Spain; Tangier, Morocco; Lisbon, Portugal; Bilbao, Spain; Bordeaux, France; Saint-Malo, France; Paris (Honfleur), France; London (Southampton), United Kingdom

Deluxe Ocean View from $6,749 per person

Our Agency Exclusive: Free Prepaid Gratuities; Plus Wine Tasting

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Morocco Real Food Adventure

Save 10% on Select Small-Group Food Tours

Love food? Love travel? Then join Intrepid Travel to uncover a world of delicious, authentic food on a Real Food Adventure. Each one of these small-group adventures has been carefully crafted with the culinarily curious in mind. Whether you’re perusing markets, hunting down the best street-food bites or learning how to cook centuries-old family recipes at a homestay, you’ll have an experienced local leader by your side every step of the way to give you the inside scoop on a destination — and its culinary traditions.

Ready to spoil your taste buds with flavor-filled curries in Sri Lanka, master the art of making soba noodles in Japan or share a meal with Buddhist monks in South Korea? Book through our agency by July 31, 2024, to get 10% off* Real Food Adventures with Intrepid.


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12-Day Morocco Real Food Adventure

Various 2024 Dates

Morrocco: Casablanca, Meknes, Moulay Idriss, Chefchaouen, Fes, Midelt, Merzouga, M'Goun Valley, Marrakech

Price from $1,518 per person 

15-Day India Real Food Adventure

Various 2024 Dates

India: Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Bijaipur, Udaipur, Mumbai, Goa

Price from $2,660 per person

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8-Day South Korea Real Food Adventure

Various 2024 Dates

South Korea: Seoul, Jeonju, Temple Stay, Busan, Seoul

Price from $3,249 per person

12-Day Vietnam Real Food Adventure

Various 2024 Dates

Vietnam: Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hue, Hoi An, Quy Nhon, Ho Chi Minh City

Price from $2,325 per person

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Wine Tasting in Italy

Complimentary Culinary Experiences on a Wide Range of Cruises

Our agency has exclusive access to the Culinary Collection, a collection of luxury cruise vacations hand-selected for their emphasis on food and wine. Featuring some of the very best regionally focused onboard cuisine with menus created by world-renowned chefs — plus exclusive galley tours, cooking demonstrations, wine and spirit tastings and more — these cruise vacations will make you feel like the ultimate culinary connoisseur.

To enhance your journey even more, we’ve secured several VIP perks and amenities unavailable to other cruise guests, thanks to our travel agency’s special relationships with the cruise lines. These complimentary extras may include the services of a Distinctive Voyages Host, an invitation to a Private Welcome Reception and an Exclusive Shore Event as part of our Distinctive Voyages program; or shipboard credits, free specialty dining, a bottle of wine, assorted chocolates or prepaid gratuities as part of our Amenity Departure Dates program.


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9-Night Neolithic Greece & Adriatic Highlights

Atlas Ocean Voyages World Traveller

Departs August 5, 2024

Athens (Piraeus), Mykonos, Corinth Canal Transit, Itea (Delphi), Katakolon (Olympia), Fiskardo(Kefalonia), Saranda (Butrint), Kotor, Dubrovnik, Hvar Island, Venice

Culinary Collection Amenity: Champagne and Chocolates

Agency Exclusive: $200 Onboard Credit per Person

12-Day Eternal Classics

Oceania Cruises Riviera

Departs August 13, 2024

Rome (Civitavecchia), Amalfi/Positano, Messina, Valletta, Mykonos, Heraklion, Santorini, Athens (Piraeus), Naples, Rome (Civitavecchia)

Culinary Amenity: Complimentary Wine Tasting

Agency Exclusive: Prepaid Gratuities

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12-Night Season of Splendor

Regent Seven Seas Cruises Seven Seas Splendor

Departs October 31, 2024

Athens (Piraeus), Ephesus, Heraklion, Catania, Salerno, Rome (Civitavecchia), La Spezia, Marseille, Barcelona, Alicante, Lisbon

Culinary Offer: Complimentary Box of Leonidas Gourmet Chocolates Delivered to Your Suite

Agency Exclusive: The services of a Distinctive Voyages Host, an invitation to a Private Welcome Reception and an Exclusive Shore Event in Barcelona: Old Town, Boqueria Market and Tapas

12-Day Greek Isles & Western Mediterranean

Silversea Cruises Silver Ray

Departs October 31, 2024

Athens (Piraeus), Kusadasi, Bodrum, Rhodes, Santorini, Souda Bay, Valletta, Giardini Naxos, Palermo, Naples, Rome (Civitavecchia)

Culinary Amenity:  In-Suite Caviar & Champagne Experience

Agency Exclusive: The services of a Distinctive Voyages Host, an invitation to a Private Welcome Reception and an Exclusive Shore Event in Naples: Scenic Riviera & Aperitif in Sorrento

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(17 Reviews)
100% Recommended

Rod Seeley, MCC

Oak Park, CA
Luxury Cruise Travel Specialist

I am Rod Seeley, MCC 40+ a year Luxury Cruise Travel Specialist that has had the opportunity to sail on over 250 cruises to destinations worldwide. Destinations include Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia, Jap...
Learn more about me.



Terms and Conditions

Culinary Collection: Sailing dates and amenities, including Distinctive Voyages amenities are current at time of printing and are subject to change without notice. Amenities apply to 1st and 2nd passenger only. Offers are subject to availability at time of booking and may be altered or withdrawn at any time without notice. Pricing and amenities will be confirmed at time of booking. Cancellations, refunds, and penalties are imposed by the individual cruise lines. Distinctive Voyages amenities may be substituted if a minimum number of guests are not confirmed on any given departure.  Exclusive Amenities vary by cruise line and must be booked through our agency. Contact our agency for additional information. 

Intrepid Travel: Enjoy 10% OFF* select Intrepid Travel small group Real Food Adventure tours booked between May 18 - July 31, 2024. Valid for trips departing June 1, 2024 - December 15, 2024. This offer applies to new bookings made and deposited between May 18 - July 31, 2024. The offer is only available on bookings made in USD and CAD. This offer excludes the following: All polar trips in the Antarctic and Arctic; Short-Break Adventures; Tailor-Made Experiences; Urban Adventures trips; Expedition trips; Adventure Cruise trips operated by Variety. All offers apply to the trip price only, cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount. All offers apply to land element of trip only and cannot be redeemed against additional accommodation, transfers, sightseeing, or local payments/kittys. Trips are subject to availability and confirmation by Intrepid at time of booking. If you wish to cancel and rebook your trip or change dates outside the promotional period, you will be required to pay the full cost towards the new trip. Except as set out above, Intrepid Travel’s Booking Conditions apply, contact our agency for full terms and conditions.

Oceania Cruises: Offers and fares are subject to change on 7/1/2024. Contact our agency for current pricing. All fares are per person in U.S. dollars, valid for residents of United States and Canada, based on double occupancy (unless otherwise noted) – except fares for Solo category are for a single traveler and are based on single occupancy – for new bookings only and may be withdrawn at any time. simply MORE amenities are per stateroom based on double occupancy and subject to change, except simply MORE amenities for a single traveler booked in a Solo category are at the per-guest rate. simply MORE Unlimited WiFi amenity does not include streaming and includes a login for the first two devices per stateroom. Contact our agency for more details. simply MORE Shore Excursion Credit varies by voyage and is up to $1,400 per stateroom, except for single travelers booked in a Solo category as amenity is at the per-guest rate and except for Grand Voyages as amenity value varies according to voyage length. simply MORE Shore Excursion Credit has no cash value. simply MORE Champagne, Wine & More amenity is the House Select beverage package and is valued up to $2,800 per stateroom, except for single travelers booked in a Solo category as amenity is at the per-guest rate and except for Grand Voyages as amenity value varies according to voyage length. simply MORE Champagne, Wine & More amenity is only available during lunch and dinner in onboard restaurants. Not all promotions are combinable. 2 for 1 and simply MORE fares are based on published Full Brochure Fares; such fares may not have resulted in actual sales in all suite and stateroom categories and do not include optional charges as detailed in the Guest Ticket Contract. All fares include government fees & taxes. “Airfare” includes ground transfers, and offer applies to coach, roundtrip flights only from the following airports: ATL, BOS, CLT, DCA, DEN, DFW, DTW, EWR, IAD, IAH, JFK, LAX, LGA, MCO, MDW, MIA, ORD, PHL, PHX, SAN, SAV, SEA, SFO, TPA, YOW, YUL, YVR, YYZ. Oceania Cruises reserves the right to assign gateways based on availability for JFK, LGA and MIA. Gateways are subject to change at any time. simply MORE Without Airfare does not include airfare or transfers. Free Roundtrip Airport Transfer offer is only available when simply MORE Airfare is purchased through Oceania Cruises. Roundtrip Airport Transfer is included only from the above gateways. Airfare is available from all other U.S. and Canadian gateways for an additional charge. “Airfare” includes all airline fees, surcharges and government taxes. Airline-imposed personal charges such as baggage fees may apply. The privacy and protection of personal data is very important to Oceania Cruises, and they collect, use, share and secure that data as described in their privacy policy, which is available through our agency. Oceania Cruises reserves the right to correct errors or omissions and to change any and all fares, fees, promotions and surcharges at any time. Free Prepaid Gratuities and Distinctive Voyages: Sailing dates and exclusive amenities including exclusive shore events, are current at time of printing and are subject to change without notice. Amenities apply to 1st and 2nd passenger only. Offers are subject to availability, at time of booking, and may be altered or withdrawn at any time without notice. Pricing and amenities will be confirmed at time of booking. Cancellations, refunds, and penalties are imposed by the cruise line. Amenities are specific to this cruise line and must be booked by one of our travel advisors. If space has been recalled or cancelled by the cruise line, amenities cannot be applied. Contact our agency for additional information. Ships’ Registry: Marshall Islands

Virgin Voyages: These terms and conditions detail Virgin Voyages’ “April & May 2024” Credit Offer which will be marketed as “Boarding Pass to Sunlit Savings”. Qualified bookings will get a certain percentage off a booking for a second person traveling in company. Buy One, Get a Discount for a Second Co-traveller: Buy One Fare Get a Second Fare 70% off all Caribbean Sailings (departing from Miami and San Juan). Under the ”April & May 2024” Offer through May 30, 2024, Virgin Voyages will provide a total discount of up to 35% off both Sailor 1 and Sailor 2 retail (base) voyage fares when two (2) Sailors book a voyage to sail together in an Eligible Cabin on an Eligible Booking (see sections 2 and 3.1). Buy One Fare Get a Second Fare 80% off all Mediterranean Sailings (departing from Barcelona, Piraeus, Portsmouth) and Repositionings (departing from Barcelona, Piraeus, Portsmouth, Civitavecchia (Rome), Miami, and San Juan). Under the ”April & May 2024” Offer through May 30, 2024, Virgin Voyages will provide a total discount of up to 40% off both Sailor 1 and Sailor 2 retail (base) voyage fares when two (2) Sailors book a voyage to sail together in an Eligible Cabin on an Eligible Booking (see sections 2 and 3.1). This offer will be marketed as a “buy one fare get a second fare 70% off all Caribbean sailings" or “buy one fare get a second fare 80% off all Mediterranean and Repositioning sailings.” 2. Eligible Bookings. Eligible bookings are those purchased between 12:01 a.m. EDT on 28 March 2024 through 11:59 p.m. EDT on 30 May 2024. Eligible voyage dates are those non-charter, open, revenue voyages departing from March 30, 2024 - October 29, 2025. 3. Restrictions/Exclusions. The "April & May 2024” Credit Offer is subject to the following restrictions and exclusions. 3.1. Eligible Cabins, the Sea Terrace Meta Category cabins, The Sea View, Lock It In Rate Sea View, The Insider, and Lock It In Rate insider cabins are eligible for the percentage off in the ”April & May 2024” Offer. Sailor Loot is Virgin’s cheeky way of saying onboard credit. Once on board, Sailors can use it to make purchases on items like specialty drinks, spa treatments, tattoos, retail, Shore Things and more! Unlike Future Voyage Credit, Sailor Loot cannot be used on pre-voyage purchases, including Bar Tab. All Sailor Loot is dedicated to the sailing it is applied to, and any unused funds will not be refunded or rolled over after the voyage ends. $100 Sailor Loot is per cabin on select sailings. Applicable on all cabin categories for new bookings only. Booking cannot be made within 7 days of the sail date. Any full-ship accommodation voyages (i.e., charter voyages) and contractual Circles are excluded from this offer. Sailor Loot is combinable with all current offers & My Next Virgin Voyage as long as it is for an eligible sailing. The $100 onboard credit is not combinable with contracted Circles bookings, or with deeply discounted Voyage Fare rates (including, but not limited to some Access Keys, Sweepstakes, Casino, Charters, Interline Rates, First Mate Rates, etc.). $100 Sailor Loot is not automatically added at time of booking. Virgin Voyages will manually add the $100 credit to new qualifying bookings within 7 days of the booking being confirmed.

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