The possibility of big-ticket transactions has lured some bank card issuers into promoting cruises.

Bank of New York (Delaware), NationsBank Corp. of Charlotte, N.C., and First Interstate Bank of California are among the banks that have stuffed promotional inserts from Cruise Central into customer statements.

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