SOURCE: eCruises.com

March 23, 2005 12:15 ET

Full Cruise Vacation Protection Coverage for All Cruise Passengers Included on All New Bookings Offered Exclusively by eCRUISES.com

A Leading National Cruise Retailer, eCRUISES.com, in an Exclusive Program Created With iTravelInsured Now Provides Full Cruise Insurance With All New Bookings Effective to April 30, 2005 on All Cruise Lines From One to One Hundred and One Nights

DANBURY, CT -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 23, 2005 -- Be happy and relax with carefree cruising fun. Don't worry about cruise cancellation, cruise delay and cruise interruption, baggage delay, emergency cruise medical evacuation, emergency medical/dental expenses and more.

Our peace of mind cruising protection coverage for all cruise passengers provides features such as:

--  Trip cancellation/interruption - The amount of your cruise you elected
    to protect up to $20,000 per person
    
--  Travel delay (including missed cruise connections) - Up to $500 per
    person
    
--  Emergency medical/dental - Up to $10,000 per person
    
--  Lost/Stolen Baggage - Up to $1000 per person
    
--  Baggage Delay - Up to $100 per person
    
--  Emergency cruise medical evacuation/repatriation - Up to $20,000 per
    person
    
--  Common carrier AD&D - Up to $100,000 per person
    
--  24-Hour Hotline:
    
                    -- Emergency travel arrangements

                    -- Lost passport assistance

                    -- Lost luggage assistance

                    -- Embassy or consulate referral

                    -- Emergency message relay

                    -- Medical & prescription assistance

                    -- Emergency cash transfer

                    -- Legal referrals

                    -- Emergency translations
www.eCRUISES.com and iTravelInsured prides themselves on exceptional customer service, and will provide assistance on everything from booking to travel accommodations and cruise guides. "At www.eCRUISES.com, we believe, give people what they want -- the lowest pricing for: cruise, port charges, govt. taxes/fees, "plus" expert service that's convenient, fast and friendly," said Mike Ripka, CEO of www.eCRUISES.com.

www.eCRUISES.com customers of this limited time offer can book on- or off-line 800-223-6868 or www.ecruises.com featuring minute-by-minute pricing on over 10,000 sailings aboard Carnival, Celebrity, Crystal, Cunard, Disney, Holland America, MSC, Ncl America, Norwegian, Oceania, Orient, Princess, Radisson Seven Seas, Royal Caribbean, Seabourn, Silversea and all other cruise and river cruise lines.

About www.eCRUISES.com

For over six years, www.eCRUISES.com has provided the best pricing, value and service on all the major cruise lines in the world. Their feature-rich yet user-friendly website includes hot and last-minute cruise deals, pre- and post-cruise resort stays, cruise information and guides, personalized group programs, exclusive cruise insurance, cruising of ports-of call shore trips and air transportation.

Contact Information

  • Media contact:
    Sy Ripka
    203-778-5626 x 101

    Consumer contact:
    Steve Kaplan
    203-778-5626 x 111