September 16, 2008 16:51 ET

Cruise Deals: Offers Holland America Cruise Bargain Featuring Travel Channel's Andrew Zimmern

Cruise w/ Guest Chef From San Diego to Mexico Nov. 1, 2008, Rates Start at $749

DANBURY, CT--(Marketwire - September 16, 2008) - Cruise guests can experience the unique culinary expertise of famed television personality and food critic, Andrew Zimmern, while enjoying a fabulous cruise deals onboard the Holland America Line Ryndam with cruise bargains from ( -- known for cheap cruises only in terms of price, not cruise experience. All cruises include free travel protection to guarantee their cruise vacations against cancellation, interruption, emergency and losses.

With cruise rates from $749, guests can embark on this 10-night cruise deal from San Diego Nov. 1, 2008, featuring one of the most worldly chefs and celebrities within the food industry while visiting beautiful cruise ports throughout Mexico, from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo San Lucas.

Andrew Zimmern is most well known as host of the Travel Channel's hit series "Bizarre Foods," a weekly travel program that explores the unique diversity of foods around the world from Nordic Iceland to exotic, tropical Philippines. Zimmern began his career as chef and manager of some of the finest restaurants in New York City before receiving wide acclaim for his five years as the executive chef of Cafe Un Deux Trois in Minneapolis, MN.

Rates are per person, based on double occupancy. Government taxes and fees are not included. Ports of call include Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan, Toplobampo, Loreto, Pichilingue (La Paz) and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. provides customers with complimentary travel protection, guaranteeing against cancellation and interruption; emergency medical services and medical evacuations; and travel and baggage delays/losses.

Consumers must contact a certified Cruise Specialist at 800-223-6868 to book this offer. was co-founded in 1998 by Sy and Mike Ripka who jointly have more than 75 years of experience in the leisure travel industry. The leading cruise broker is an accredited member of the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) which assures consumers will receive the highest standards of professional and reliable service.

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