For £1099 per person -- £675 off the usual price -- this exclusive package from Cruise Nation combines a New Orleans break with your choice of Caribbean cruise and accommodation in a Balcony Stateroom.
Return flights from London Heathrow to New Orleans, a 3-night room-only stay at the Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans French Quarter/CBD, followed by a 7-night full-board cruise on the Carnival Dream with accommodation in a Balcony Stateroom.
Depart from London Heathrow on 21, 28 August; 4, 11, 18, 25 September; 2 October. For an extra £200 per person, depart on 1, 8, 15, 29 May; 5, 12, 19 June; 9, 16, 23, 30 October. Other dates are available at a supplement -- visit Cruise Nation's website for more information.
After landing in New Orleans, you'll spend three nights at Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans French Quarter/CBD. From there, there are four 7-night cruise itineraries to choose from. One of them calls at Roatán (Honduras), Belize City and Cozumel (Mexico) -- and another calls at Montego Bay (Jamaica), Grand Cayman (Cayman Islands) and Cozumel -- before returning to New Orleans. See Cruise Nation's website for more itinerary information.
Carnival Dream is the largest ship in the Carnival fleet. Dining options include two main restaurants, as well as an area called The Gathering, which has a 24-hour pizzeria, a New York-style deli, a Mongolian grill and more. There is also a waterpark, a theatre, a casino, a spa and a sports area with football, basketball and mini golf facilities.
The Hilton Garden Inn is two blocks from the French Quarter in the centre of New Orleans. It has a heated rooftop swimming pool, a gym and free Wi-Fi. On the 11th floor, the Great American Grill restaurant serves Louisiana specialties. The shops, casinos and bars of Canal Street are a 30-minute walk away.
Combine this deal with a stay in Chicago, Memphis or Las Vegas for a supplement starting at £150 per person. Contact Cruise Nation for more information.
Transfers & baggage
A baggage allowance of 23kg is included in this deal. You can add overseas transfers for £15 ($25) per person, each way.