Princess Cruises is offering an Escape Completely Sale in conjunction with the National Cruise Vacation Week. More than 200 cruise departures are on sale from Oct. 22 to 29, and passengers can enjoy a free balcony upgrade as well as 50 percent off their cruise deposit.

Featured destinations include Caribbean cruises as well as cruises to Alaska, Europe, Hawaii and the Panama Canal. Cruise departures run from January to July, 2013.

Examples of cruise deals include: Caribbean cruise – 7 days: $784 balcony (was $1,184); $584 interior (was $784); Alaska cruise – 7 days: $1,344 balcony (was $1,544); $894 interior (was $944); Greek Isles cruise – 12 days: $2,479 balcony (was $3,029); $1,779 interior (was $2,129); Hawaiian Island cruise – 14 days: $1,694 balcony (was $2,690); $1,094 interior (was $1,790); Panama Canal cruise – 14 days: $1,896 balcony (was $2,996); $1,296 interior (was $2,246).

All cruise prices are per person, based on double occupancy and now include government fees and taxes. The Escape Completely Sale runs from 12:01 a.m. PDT on October 22 through 11:59 p.m. PDT on October 29, 2012 and is available to residents of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Mexico.