Also in 2012: a 75-day Grand Pacific and Far East Voyage in the fall on the Amsterdam

2013: Jan. 5 for 115 days on the Amsterdam, round trip from Fort Lauderdale, to Colombia, Panama Canal, Bora-Bora, Tahiti, New Zealand, Australia, Asia, Indian Ocean, South Africa

Prices: Holland America no longer prints brochure prices; Web prices from $19,999 per person for inside cabin to $199,499 for penthouse suite.

Also Grand South America and Antarctic Voyage on the 835-passenger Prinsendam, in January 2013, followed by 64-day Grand Mediterranean Voyage.



This year: Jan. 13, for 107 days aboard the 826-passenger Pacific Princess, from Fort Lauderdale to Venice, Italy, by way of Aruba, Colombia, Panama Canal, Central America, San Diego, Hawaii, South Pacific, New Zealand, Australia, Guam, Japan, China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, India, Bahrain, Dubai, Egypt, Suez Canal, Croatia and Slovenia.

Prices: Segments $8,390 to $24,890.


Regent Seven Seas

This year: Oct. 24, 2012-March 16, 2013, aboard 700-passenger, all-suite, all-balcony Seven Seas Voyager, from Rome to Beijing, by way of Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Oman, United Arab Emirates, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, back to other ports in Australia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, China, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea.

Prices: Brochure rates $189,998 to $529,998. Two-for-one fare and bonus savings $69,999 to $239,999. Free business class airfare, Internet access, laundry, hotels, luggage shipment are included.



This year: Jan. 5, for 109 nights, aboard the 450-passenger, all-suite Seabourn Quest, new in 2011, from Fort Lauderdale to Venice, Italy, by way of the Caribbean, Brazil, Namibia, South Africa, Mozambique, Mauritius, Southeast Asia, China, Vietnam, Thailand, India, Arabia and the Mediterranean. Segments from 15 to 81 days are still available.

Prices: Start at $43,080, shorter segments begin at $7,600 per person.

2013: Jan. 6, 116 days aboard Seabourn Quest, from Fort Lauderdale to Venice, by way of the Caribbean, Panama Canal, Pacific Islands (Marquesas, Tahiti, Cook Island), New Caledonia, Australia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, India, Arabia, Egypt, Holy Land and Mediterranean. Segments 21 to 90 days.

Prices: $46,640 to $125,200 per person on all ocean-view suites, 40-day segments $19,080 to $39,240. Includes onboard credits, airfare, excursions. Segments from 21 to 90 days begin at $11,350 per person.



This year: Jan. 6, for 115 days to May 1, on the 382-passenger Silver Whisper to Monte Carlo, 45 ports in 27 countries from the Caribbean and South America to Africa, the Far East, Arabia and Europe.

Prices: Brochure rates $157,000 to $483,660 per person.

2013: Jan. 5-May 1, from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale, crossing the equator four times, following the tropical belt to 52 ports in 28 countries. Includes New Zealand, Australia, French Polynesia, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Singapore and Africa's western coast.

Prices: Best available rates $49,999 to $153,018. The more segments booked, the lower the fare. A 54-day segment for $21,849 includes airfare, $1,000 to $2,500 onboard spending credit per suite.