Victoria Cruises offers ‘early bird’ discount

Encouraging early bookings for its river cruises through China’s famed Yangtze River, Victoria Cruises ( is reducing published rates up to 30% on all 2013 itineraries booked by Dec. 31 with its “Early Bird”discount. Travellers can experience the splendours of the mist-shrouded Yangtze with Victoria’s three- or four-night Three Gorges Highlights journeys with private balcony Superior Staterooms starting from US$329 p.p. during the winter season, based on double occupancy, and regular season rates from US$616 p.p., double occupancy (based on a 30% discount factored into the price). The “Early Bird”discount also applies to excursions booked by Dec. 31 — a package inclusive of all standard excursions costs US$63 p.p. on the Three Gorges Highlights program with the 30% discount. The discount is applicable for all cabin categories on new bookings only and is based on rates published on the Victoria Cruises web site. (