Crystal Cruises, the burgeoning luxury travel conglomerate that continues to redefine elegance, is making it easy for travelers who can’t afford the time for long cruises, to sample the sample the fare. In 2017 the line will include shortened segments of its lineup of popular “Crystal Getaways” during its coveted World Cruise voyages for 2016 and 2017. he Los Angeles, California-based luxury travel conglomerate announced five new options today, Jan. 22, on select South American departures that are part of Crystal Serenity’s “Southern Celebración” World Cruise—a normally 94 day round-trip cruise from Miami. Luxury travelers are often limited on precious vacation time but still seek and expect – the most exceptional experiences available,” says Crystal president and CEO Edie Rodriguez. “’Crystal Getaways’ are an ideal escape from even the busiest schedules without any sacrifice of luxury or memorable adventures.”
here is a wealth of options for seafarers seeking six to 13 day journeys throughout Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, China, Vietnam and Japan in 2016; and Panama, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Brazil and Barbados in 2017. Choices include:
- February 29, 2016 – Bali to Port Kelang, 6 days
- March 6, 2016 – Port Kelang to Singapore, 6 days
- March 12, 2016 – Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City, 8 days
- March 20, 2016 – Ho Chi Minh City to Shanghai, 11 days
- March 31, 2016 – Shanghai to Incheon, 7 days
- April 7, 2016 – Incheon to Tokyo, 7 days
- January 22, 2017 – Colón to Callao 8 days
- January 30, 2017 – Callao to Valparaíso, 9 days
- February 8, 2017 – Valparaíso to Ushuaia, 10 days
- February 18, 2017 – Ushuaia to Buenos Aires, 13 days
- March 27, 2017 – Manaus to Bridgetown/Barbados, 9 days
Segments can be booked independently or as a way to extend one’s vacation in addition to previously scheduled sailings. If you use Crystal’s “Book Now” option, which expires Feb. 29, 2016, you can save big bucks with fares starting at only at $2,275 per person.
Crystal Cruises operates two luxury liners, an ultra swank yacht/riverboat, and jet plane as of the moment, offers mostly inclusive fares that handle gratuities, all beverages from Champagne to cognac and in-between and a truly seamless seafaring experience with fine dining and one of the best crews in the industry (validated by numerous awards such as “World’s Best Cruise Ship” in Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader Choice Awards for 22 years; “World’s Best Large Ship Cruise Line” by Travel + Leisure readers for 20 consecutive years; and the “Best Luxury Cruise Line” by Virtuoso for two-consecutive years (2014 & 2015). Crystal Symphony and Celebrity also feature super spacious ultra swank penthouse deck staterooms and suites manned by personal butlers who really take care of just about anything you need.