Condensed Crystal: Luxury Line Adds 10 Shorter 2019-2010 Voyages
Bruce Parkinson, Open Jaw
Crystal Cruises has unveiled 10 new voyages added to its collection of Crystal Getaways – shortened versions of longer itineraries – ranging from four to 10 nights. With 29 Getaways in total for the remainder of this year and next, time-challenged guests can indulge in the Crystal Experience across the globe.
Featuring an abundance of all-inclusive enrichment and wellness options, globally inspired dining experiences, shoreside discoveries of UNESCO treasures and other highlights for which Crystal is known into calendar-friendly itineraries, the new Getaways include:
Haute Caribbean Holiday, December 22, 2019 eight-nights from Miami to Turks & Caicos, Antigua, Barbados and St. Maarten; December 30, 2019 seven-nights from Barbados to Tortola, Key West and Miami;
Timeless Treasures & Ancient Cultures, March 20, 2020 eight-nights from Singapore to Malaysia, Thailand and Sri Lanka; March 28, 2020 six-nights from Sri Lanka to Cochin and Mumbai, India;
Empires of Past & Present, April 3, 2020 eight-nights from Mumbai to Oman, the gulfs of Aden and Aqaba and Jordan; April 11, 2020 10-nights from Aqaba to Israel, Cyprus, Crete and Italy;
Icons of the Mediterranean, July 10, 2020 four-nights from Monte Carlo to Florence, Rome and Sorrento, Italy; July 14, 2020 five-nights from Sorrento to Dubrovnik and Venice;
Beyond the Acropolis & Aqaba, October 23, 2020 six-nights from Athens to Rhodes, Greece, Israel and Aqaba; October 29, 2020 10-nights from Aqaba to the gulfs of Aden and Aqaba, Oman and Dubai.
Fares for Crystal’s 2019 and 2020 Ocean Getaways begin at US$1,049 per guest, double occupancy. Travellers still have time to save on all-inclusive journeys, as the company’s Book Now Savings January 8 deadline nears, those who book before then can save up to US$3,200 per stateroom or suite.
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