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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, www.crowncruisevacations.com)

1

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

2

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Enjoy less-crowded ships and destinations.

3

See colorful foliage while cruising in New England and Canada.

4

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

5

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

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