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Mexico & Panama Canal Cruise Deals*

*Some taxes, fees extra. Prices are per person, based on double occupancy, unless noted.
$509 -- Balcony: 7-Night Mexican Riviera Cruise w/Credit
Source: Priceline Cruises | By Erin Oliveri

Sail roundtrip Long Beach, stopping in Cabo San Lucas and Puerto Vallarta
Nov. 14; +$190 Feb. 13

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Source: Cruises.com

Sail roundtrip Long Beach on the Carnival Inspiration, stopping in Ensenada and Catalina Island and receive a free shore excursion
Dec. 7, 14; +$40 Nov. 9, 30

Source: Norwegian Cruise Line

The value of unlimited drinks is worth more than the cost of this seven-night cruise
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More Deals on Mexico & Panama Canal Cruises *

Depart: 2016: Nov. 26, Dec. 3, 10; +$50 Nov. 5, 12
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Mexico & Panama Canal Cruises

The Panama Canal, a passageway that connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean, has been a key mode of transportation and trade since its opening in 1914 (celebrating its 100th birthday just last year). Adventurous cruisers set sail to see this manmade feat of engineering each year.

Transcanal crossings are usually the most popular itinerary, starting in Miami and Ft. Lauderdale in the east or Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco in the west. On these itineraries, which run from October to April, cruisers will have the opportunity to stop in ports from Western Mexico to South America including: Puerto Limon or Puntarenas, Costa Rica; Aruba; Cartagena, Colombia; and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Popular cruise lines that traverse the Panama Canal are Princess, Celebrity, Norwegian and Holland America.

Panama Canal cruises are longer than your usual Caribbean cruise, typically running about 14 nights, and taxes are often higher to cover the canal transit cost.

Mexican Riviera cruises visit the West Coast of Mexico, and usually begin in Los Angeles. Some may begin in San Diego or San Francisco. These cruises stop in ports such as Acapulco, Cabo San Lucas, Ensenada and Mazatlán. Itineraries often range from three to seven nights on major cruise lines such as Carnival and Princess.

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