Variety Cruises Announces Exclusive Discounts
WHY IT RATES: Book a cruise with Variety Cruises this month to save big on various destinations.—Codie Liermann, Associate Editor
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Looking for a spring break or summer getaway? Award-winning boutique cruise line Variety Cruises has announced an exclusive discount of up to 40 percent off on select small-ship cruises during the spring and summer of 2019.
The cruise destinations include the Adriatic Sea and Dalmatian Coast, Seychelles, Iceland, Greece, Spain and Portugal and Bali and Indonesian Islands. Book by March 31, 2019, to enjoy up to 40 percent reductions in double cabins on select sailing dates to exotic and iconic destinations. Solo travelers enjoy reduced single supplements.
The Adriatic Sea, “Tales of Croatia, Montenegro, Albania & Greece,” & “Dalmatian Coast: Croatia and Montenegro” – Aboard the 17 M/Y Cabin Callisto
Tales of Croatia, Montenegro, Albania & Greece- Discover the tales of four countries in the Adriatic and Ionian Seas as you explore the natural and historical treasures of Greece’s Ionian Islands, Croatia, Albania and Montenegro.
Each day you will discover a new port of call, a hidden cove with crystal blue waters to cool you, a glimpse of ancient history to amaze you and rich cultural diversity to intrigue you.
The Tales of Croatia, Montenegro, Albania & Greece cruise is offered as an eight-day itinerary departing from Dubrovnik, Croatia, with 40 percent discounted rates offered on select departures from May 31 to July 26, 2019, and a 25 percent discounted rate on August 9, 2019.
Dalmatian Coast: Croatia and Montenegro- Experience a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery, unraveling the wonders of Dalmatia and the Adriatic Sea.
This voyage explores the natural and ancient wonders of Dalmatia including the medieval treasures of Dubrovnik and Korcula island in Croatia; the stunning fjord of Kotor Bay in Montenegro; the Palace of Diocletian in Split; the island of Rab just off the northern Croatian coast; and Hvar, covered in pine forests, with vineyards, fruit orchards & lavender fields.
The Dalmatian Coast: Croatia and Montenegro cruise is offered as an eight-day itinerary departing from Dubrovnik, Croatia, with 40 percent discounted rates offered on select departures from June 7 to July 19, 2019, and 25 percent discounted rates offered on August 2 and August 16, 2019.
Seychelles, “The Garden of Eden” – Aboard the 21 Cabin M/Y Pegasos
Sailing from Mahe’s Victoria Port, Variety guests will experience everything from unrivaled white sandy beaches to UNESCO Heritage Sites and incredible wildlife. Hop from island to island in this unspoiled paradise and visit islands which will capture the senses.
Highlights include discovering Giant Tortoises in the Mangrove forests of Curieuse Island; snorkeling and diving to view the Seychelles archipelago’s amazing underwater world; walking through centuries-old rainforests; and viewing unique fauna and flora including the rare black parrots and the world-famous Coco de Mer palm trees.
The Garden of Eden cruise is offered as an eight-day itinerary departing from Mahe, with 40 percent discounted rates offered on select departures from March 2 to September 14, 2019.
Iceland, “The Icelandic Saga” – Aboard the 24 Cabin M/S Panorama
Sailing from Reykjavik to Akureyri, and reverse, Variety guests will experience the land of Ice & Fire. Iceland, a Nordic island nation, is defined by its dramatic volcanic landscape of geysers, hot springs, waterfalls, glaciers and black-sand beaches.
The capital, Reykjavik, home to the majority of the population, runs on geothermal power and offers a renowned nightlife scene as well as Viking history museums. With the company of up to 49 fellow passengers, guests will discover a fascinating country with amazing rugged landscapes, old legacies of the Vikings and the Norse.
Visit Iceland in the summer months, the perfect season to sight humpback whales, orcas and dolphins. Discover the Myvatn Lake, the Namarskard a striking geothermal field and the Godafoss Waterfall.
The Icelandic Saga cruise will be offered as an eight-day itinerary from Reykjavik to Akureyri (and reverse), with 40 percent discounted rates offered on select departures from June 8 to September 7, 2019.
Greece, “Antiquity to Byzantium” & “Classical Greece”- Aboard the 24 Cabin M/S Galileo and the 21 Cabin M/Y Harmony G
Antiquity to Byzantium- Sailing from Athens’ Marina Zeas port, Variety guests will get to experience a voyage through history. Dedicated to the Golden Age of Greek civilization and beyond, this cruise comes complete with a guest lecturer, Eugenia Alexiou, an expert historian and a graduate of the Athens’ Tour Guide Academy.
This journey to off-the-beaten-track locales in the Peloponnese peninsula is a masterclass on the journey through classical antiquity and the Roman conquest, ending with the transition to the Christian empire of Byzantium.
Transit the amazing engineering feat that is the Corinth Canal, cut through solid rock in the 1880s to join the Gulf of Corinth with the Aegean Sea.
The Antiquity to Byzantium cruise will be offered as an eight-day itinerary departing from Athens, with a 40 percent discounted rate offered on April 05, 2019.
Classical Greece- Enjoy a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery, unraveling the wonders of Classical Greece.
Highlights of this trip include the beautiful Cyclades, Kea, Santorini, Mykonos and the neighboring UNESCO-protected archaeological isle of Delos; Crete, the largest and southernmost Greek island; the crystal blue waters of the island of Kythira, a hidden gem of the Aegean Sea; the Peloponnese with Monemvassia and Nafplion historical treasures; and Hydra, an off-the-beaten-track island with her picturesque harbor.
The Classical Greece cruise will be offered as an eight-day itinerary departing from Marina Zeas in Piraeus, with 25 percent discounted rates offered on May 3, July 19, and August 9, 2019.
Spain & Portugal, “ The Glories of Spain & Portugal”- Aboard the 25 Cabin M/Y Harmony V
Sailing from Lisbon, Portugal to Malaga, Spain, and reverse, Variety guests will get to experience the unique and varied peninsulas of both countries that offer a natural playground which is best experienced by a small ship.
Discover Seville, built along the Guadalquivir river with several UNESCO classified monuments and a rich Moorish and Spanish heritage, Granada with her brilliant architectural jewels, Jerez de la Frontera, an Andalusian world famous for its architecture, sherry and fine horses, Rondthe, a birthplace of bullfighting, and Gibraltar, a British outpost right in the South of Spain.
The Glories of Spain & Portugal cruise will be offered as an eight-day itinerary from Lisbon to Malaga (and reverse), with 40 percent discounted rates offered on select departures from June 15 to October 22, 2019.
Indonesia, “Bali & Indonesian Islands” – Aboard the 25 Cabin M/S Panorama II
Sailing from Benoa Port to Rinca island, Variety guests will experience the Indonesian archipelago on an island-hopping adventure.
Relax on Satonda Island, a flooded volcano with a crystal-clear lake at its center; snorkel off Keramat Island and explore the colorful coral reefs below; stroll through the Komodo National Forest on the Island of Rinca and view the largest living reptile on Earth—the Komodo Dragon.
The Bali & Indonesian Islands cruise will be offered as an eight-day itinerary from Bali, with 40 percent discounted rates offered on select departures from June 15 to September 21, 2019
For booking and group rates on all itineraries/destinations, contact your local travel agent or visit https://www.varietycruises.com/specials or call Variety Cruises at 1-800-319-7776.
SOURCE: Variety Cruises press release.