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August 11, 2008 12:29 ET

Cruise Deals From eCruises.com Include $300 Onboard Cruise Credit on Select Royal Caribbean Cruise Tours, China Cruise Deals

Cruise Deal Features Exclusive Complimentary eCruises.com Cruise Insurance

DANBURY, CT--(Marketwire - August 11, 2008) - Those hunting great cruise deals or cruise bargains will receive $300 onboard cruise credit when they book with eCruises.com (http://www.eCruises.com) by Aug. 31, 2008 on selected Royal Caribbean Cruise Tours to Australia, New Zealand, South America and China. Pre-cruise land tours offer guests a once in a lifetime opportunity for cultural exploration before the cruise segment. The eCruises.com $300 onboard cruise credit can be used toward amenities such as spa services, drinks, purchases in the gift shop and more once onboard the cruise ship.

Complimentary travel insurance protects against cancellation and interruption; emergency medical services and medical evacuations; and travel and baggage delays/losses -- an exclusive benefit only available through eCruises.com.

The following Cruise Tours offer $300 onboard credit:

Rhapsody of the Seas -- Australia and New Zealand

Spend five nights exploring Sydney, Ayers Rock and Port Douglas before boarding the 2,435-passanger Rhapsody of the Seas on the selected dates:

Depart Oct. 19, 2008; this 13-night sailing visits Noumea, Poum and Isle of Pines, New Caledonia; Luganville and Vila, Vanuatu; Ouvea and Lifou, Loyalty Islands. Rates start at $859 per person, double occupancy and include $300 onboard credit.

For a special holiday getaway, begin your CruiseTour in Sydney Dec. 18, 2008 before setting sail for New Zealand on Dec. 23, 2008 for 14 nights in Auckland, Tauranga, Napier, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin, Doubtful Sound, Dusky Sound and Milford Sound, New Zealand. Rates start at $2,099 per person, double occupancy and include $300 onboard credit.

Legend of the Seas -- China

Embark from Hong Kong onboard the Legend of the Seas Jan. 31, 2009 or Feb. 28, 2009, stopping in Cambodia, Bangkok, Vietnam, Sanya and Shanghai. After cruising explore the cities of Shanghai, Xian and Beijing, China on a six-day post-cruise tour. Rates start at $1,999 per person, double occupancy and include $300 onboard credit.

Consumers must contact a certified eCruises.com Cruise Specialist at 800-223-6868 to book this exclusive offer by Aug. 31, 2008.

Offers are subject to price change and availability. Certain restrictions may apply.

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For more information visit http://www.eCruises.com or call 800-223-6868.

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