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5 reasons to take a fall cruise

Holland America Line

Crown Cruise Vacations president Ross Spalding offers five simple reasons for booking an autumn cruise. (877-283-1114,


Take advantage of lower prices. When children go back to school, fewer people travel
and prices drop.



Enjoy less-crowded ships and destinations.


See colorful foliage while cruising in New England and Canada.


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Choose from many end-of-season deals as cruise lines aim to boost their yearly earnings.


Unwind at sea before the festivities and stress of the holiday season begins.


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