By Kate McFarlane
Combine a 3-day/2-night cruise on World Heritage Halong Bay plus a night at a 5-star hotel in Vietnam's capital city of Hanoi, all for just $499 per person, twin share. This exclusive package from #1-ranked Au Co Cruises features meals, upgrade to an Executive Cabin with private balcony, and all ground transportation.
Why we love it
- Au Co Cruises ranks #1 on TripAdvisor amid hundreds of Halong Bay cruise options
- Double upgrade to a plush Executive Cabin
- Includes one night pre- or post-cruise at the 5-Star InterContinental Hanoi Westlake, including breakfast for 2
- Get 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 dinners featuring the ship's outstanding French-Vietnamese cuisine
- Includes round-trip transfers between Hanoi and Halong Bay, and return private airport transfers in Hanoi
- Elegant Executive Cabins feature private balconies with stunning views, hardwood floors and hand-crafted furniture
- 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
- Other onboard activities include free Jacuzzi, morning tai chi and traditional tea ceremony
- Valid anytime through September
Au Co Cruises
What's included & when
- Jun 16, 2014 - Sep 30, 2014
- 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. $30 per person)
- Round-trip Hanoi airport transfers by private car (reg. $35 per person)
- One night stay in a Superior Room at the 5-star InterContinental Hanoi Westlake including breakfast and free Wi-Fi in public areas
The fine print
When you are ready to book, contact Au Co Cruises to book your package and mention the Travelzoo voucher. Vouchers can be redeemed for cruises anytime through September 30, 2014. Book by: September 1. 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 InterContinental Hanoi Westlake; 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 InterContinental without meals. The hotel to be booked is subject to availability.