By Travelzoo Staff
Combine a 3-day/2-night cruise on World Heritage Halong Bay with a night at a 5-star hotel in Vietnam's capital city of Hanoi, all for just $499 per person, twin share. Featuring meals, upgrade to an Executive Cabin with private balcony, sightseeing tours, and all ground transfers, this exclusive package from 5-star Au Co Cruises would normally cost more than $700.
Why we love it
- For just $499 per person, twin share, combine a 5-star luxury cruise of Vietnam's Halong Bay with an overnight stay in the charming capital city of Hanoi
- Exclusive offer from Au Co Cruises is fully valued at over $700
- Offer is available anytime through June 30, 2014
- Enjoy 3 days/2 nights onboard the 5-star Au Co with double upgrade to a plush Executive Cabin
- One night pre- or post-cruise at the 5-Star Sheraton Hanoi, including breakfast for 2
- Includes round-trip transfers between Hanoi and Halong Bay, and return private airport transfers in Hanoi
- Cruise includes 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 dinners featuring the ship's outstanding French-Vietnamese cuisine
- Au Co Cruises has a #1 ranking and unanimously "Excellent" reviews on TripAdvisor
- Elegant Executive Cabins feature private balconies with stunning views, hardwood floors and hand-crafted furniture
- Unique 3-day itinerary includes free kayaking, mountain biking at Cat Ba National Park, and visit to a floating fishing village
- Other onboard activities include free Jacuzzi, morning tai chi and traditional tea ceremony
Au Co Cruises
What's included & when
- Nov 05, 2013 - Jun 30, 2014
- Travelzoo guests receive all of the following:
- -3-day/2-night cruise onboard The 5-star Au Co with double upgrade to an Executive Cabin
- -Welcome cocktail onboard the ship
- -2 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 dinners
- -All entrance & sightseeing fees
- -Free kayaking & free 30 minutes of Jacuzzi
- -Round-trip transfers between Hanoi and Halong Bay (reg. $35 per person)
- -Round Hanoi airport transfers by private car (reg. $30 per person)
- -One night stay in a Deluxe Room at the 5-star Sheraton Hanoi including breakfast, 10% off food & beverage and late checkout to 3pm (subject to availability)
- With a #1 ranking on TripAdvisor and unanimously glowing reviews for its elegant cabins, stellar crew and delectable Vietnamese-French cuisine, the Au Co provides guests with a topnotch high-end cruising experience on Halong Bay. The ship's unique itinerary avoids heavily touristed areas while visiting sites like Cat Ba National Park (including optional mountain biking) and a floating fishing village (accessed by traditional Sampan boats).
- Onboard the ship guests can partake in tai chi, a traditional tea ceremony, Vietnamese cooking classes, and much more. Executive Cabins feature private balconies with floor-to-ceiling windows that offer gorgeous views of the stunning scenery. Amenities include hardwood floors, hand-crafted furniture, air-conditioning, and deluxe ensuite bathrooms with complimentary toiletries and bathrobes.
- At the 5-star Sheraton Hanoi guests will enjoy Deluxe Room accommodation, free Wi-Fi in the lobby, and complimentary scheduled bus service to Hanoi's scenic Old Quarter. The hotel is located in Hanoi's stylish West Lake area and features four restaurants, an outdoor swimming pool, and relaxation center with lushly landscaped gardens.
The fine print
Vouchers must be purchased by Wednesday November 20. When you are ready to book, contact Au Co Cruises to book your package and mention the Travelzoo voucher. Vouchers can be redeemed from November 6 - June 30, 2014. Blackout dates: December 20 - January 2, 2014. Book by: June 1, 2014. Rate is based on twin share accommodation; there is a single supplement of US$199, payable directly to Au Co Cruises.
Offer is non-refundable, and cancellations or booking amendments must be made at least 7 days in advance of stay. Rate is valid for double occupancy; max occupancy is 2 adults or 2 adults and 1 child. Maximum 1 child (under 6 years old) stays free of charge, including meals, when sharing bed with parents. Children 6-12 cost $215 per person including meals, extra mattress in cabin, and extra bed at Sheraton Hanoi; please purchase a child voucher. No cash value or cash back. Not valid for groups or on existing reservations. Price includes onboard insurance, tax and service charge, but NOT additional gratuities. Food & beverage discount at Sheraton Hanoi excludes mini-bar and banquet.
In case of poor weather conditions that could disrupt the cruise, accommodation and meals onboard the cruise shall be replaced by hotel accommodation in Hanoi. No sightseeing or excursion will be organized a a replacement. If the cruise cannot depart in the event of bad weather, all accommodation and meals on board the cruise shall be replaced by hotel accommodation in Hanoi of similar star rating to Sheraton Hotel without meals. The hotel to be booked is subject to availability.