Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises is tempting travelers with a slew of all-inclusive fares on featured Mediterranean and Africa voyages in 2016. Roundtrip economy air fare, a two-night pre-cruise hotel stay on Med cruises, a three-night safari on Africa sailings, plus free Silver Shore Select excursions and free WiFi are sweetening the deal for those seeking a high-end trip.
The all-inclusive air, land, and sea packages are available now on a trio of Silver Cloud voyages to Africa and the Indian Ocean, plus 30 Mediterranean cruises aboard Silver Cloud, Silver Wind, and Silver Spirit. They join the previously announced Silver Shadow Asia cruises, which also offer the all-inclusive package amenities on all sailings in 2016.
The most exclusive all-inclusive packages include a two-night pre-cruise stay at a deluxe hotel in the Mediterranean with transfers between airport, hotel and the ship (or for Africa voyages, a three-night safari in Kenya or South Africa), and roundtrip international economy airfare from over 50 gateways in the U.S. and Canada. Plus, a business class air upgrade is also available from $999 for transoceanic flights each way for Mediterranean voyages and from $2,749 each way for Africa.
The Silver Cloud Africa and Indian Ocean voyages, departing Nov. 18, and Dec. 6, and 21, 2016, also include a three-night, pre- or post-cruise safari. From Mombasa, the safari includes air travel between Mombasa and Nairobi, one night at the Fairmont Norfolk hotel in Nairobi, and two nights at the Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club. From Cape Town, the safari includes one night at a deluxe hotel, two nights at a Kruger National Park lodge, and flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town. Game drives with safari guide, ground transfers, and some meals are also included.
The all-inclusive package fare for the 18-day sailing from Dubai to Mombasa, departing Nov. 18 with calls in Abu Dhabi, Muscat, Mumbai, Cochin, Maldives, and Seychelles, starts at $11,850 per person, double occupancy, and includes a post-cruise safari.
Guests may also take advantage of the flexibility of choosing their own airline and schedule with cruise-only fares on new bookings for these select voyages — and they will enjoy free Silver Shore Select excursions and free Wi-Fi. For example, cruise-only fares for a six-day voyage from Barcelona to Rome aboard Silver Spirit, departing April 26 to explore Sète, Sanary-sur-Mer, Monte Carlo, Livorno, and Olbia (Sardinia), start at $2,950 per person, double occupancy — with free shore excursions and free Wi-Fi included.
“We want our guests to enjoy the flexibility of choice and Silversea is the only ultra-luxury line offering such an array of options,” says Kristian Anderson, Silversea’s senior vice president and general manager for the Americas. “Whether guests book cruise-only or opt for a seamless, tailor-made all-inclusive vacation, they will experience the highest levels of comfort, convenience, and value.”