Ultra Luxury Voyage – Athens to Dubai

16 Night Cruise + Flights + 1 BONUS Night & Incl. $3000 Bonus Value

Deal Code: MC-81374

from $... per person
Book by February 29, 2020

Package Inclusions

  • 16 Night Cruise
  • Return Flights
  • All Onboard Meals
  • Activities & Entertainment Onboard
  • Port Charges & Taxes Included

Exclusive Bonus Value

  • BONUS 1 Night in Athens
  • BONUS Private Transfers
  • BONUS Fine Wine, Champagne, Spirits & More
  • BONUS Prepaid Gratuities Onboard
  • BONUS Exclusive My Cruises Package Savings

My Cruises Package Inclusions
  • 16 Night luxury cruise from Athens to Dubai onboard Crystal Symphony in a Deluxe Picture Window Stateroom
  • Economy flights to Athens returning from Dubai with Emirates Airlines
  • Michelin-inspired cuisine & 24-hour in-suite dining
  • A wide range of onboard activities & entertainment
  • All port taxes & charges included
  • Pre-Paid Gratuities
Bonus Value
  • BONUS My Cruises Holiday Savings
  • Fine Wine, champagnes, premium spirits & specialty coffee
  • Unlimited Wi-Fi / internet access
  • BONUS 1 Night pre cruise accommodation at the Electra Palace Hotel in Athens – including breakfast
  • All overseas transfers

General Sail Date Information

Set Sail on Friday, October 23, 2020

 

 

*Surcharges may apply


Upgrade to a Verandah Stateroom from only $1,499 per person
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Day 1 - 2: Athens, Greece

Welcome to Piraeus, the port city of Athens. It is the oldest city in Greece, a guaranteed highlight is the mystical Acropolis, perched high in the hills. Just because this city is vintage don’t think that you’ll be stuck in the past – it is juxtaposed against a modern city filled with shopping, restaurants, culture and beautiful art. Embark onboard Crystal Symphony for your exciting journey.

Day 3: Rhodes, Greece

Rhodes is positioned off the coast of Turkey and blends history and beauty in to one. You are guaranteed to be in awe of the Grand Masters Palace and the old fortified city provides a great walk back in time.

Day 4: At Sea

Your full day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything your ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. If you packed full of fun activities then be sure to refer to the ship’s daily newsletter to keep up to date on everything offered onboard. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 5: Suez Canal, Egypt

The Suez Canal connects the Mediterranean and Red Sea and was built by the Suez Canal Company back in 1869. It is one of the great innovations that has lasted into the modern world.

Day 6 - 7: Eilat, Israel

Welcome to Eilat, Isreal's resort town on the Red Sea. Eilat is home to some of the world's most spectacular coral reefs, so diving here is a must. If you're not up for a scuba dive, enjoy a swim in the turquoise waters on the numerous beaches and enjoy sitting back and spotting marine life, like dolphins. On the shore, adventure seekers can hike through spectacular desert scenery, and shoppers can enjoy a myriad of shopping destinations.

Day 8: Petra, Jordan

Travel to the astonishing hidden city of Petra, Jordan, looming like a mirage that melts into the red sandstone hills of the desert. Dating back to 7,000 B, Petra was the capital of a flourishing civilisation that stretched from the Mediterranean to the Red Sea. Aqaba offers internationally renowned diving and the richest marine life in the entire Red Sea.

Day 9 - 14: At Sea

Your time at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything your ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. If you packed full of fun activities then be sure to refer to the ship’s daily newsletter to keep up to date on everything offered onboard. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 15: Muscat, Oman

A beautiful oasis of pristine lawns, trees and an array of flowers are not the first thought when picturing a typically desert country. Traditional architecture, elegant mosques, and eye-opening museums intertwine with modern structures to create a striking resemblance to what Mars would be like if filled with opulence.

Day 16 - 17: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Welcome to Dubai where you will be able to explore some of the most astounding man-made sites in the Northern Hemisphere. Check out The Palm, an island built in the shape indicative of its name, filled with opulent mansions and in close proximity to the Burj Al Arab Hotel. The Burj is a 7 star, unmatched experience built for the ultra wealthy elitists. The most well known building in Dubai is without a doubt the Burj Khalifa, extending 830 metres, seamlessly entering the stratosphere. Size and decadence seem to be the only two prerequisites in Dubai. You will now disembark your once in a lifetime cruise and commence your journey home.

Limited to an intimate amount of only 848 guests with a staff ratio of 1:1.7, Crystal Symphony set a new standard of excellence on the seas. With 6-star service, Michelin-level cuisine, and enviable facilities, holidays are a breeze onboard. Luxurious suites and penthouses are accompanied by butler service and most of the beautifully-appointed staterooms include a private verandah. Elegant interior design and modern furnishings. From Broadway inspired entertainment to workshops with thought leaders, activities onboard are varied and contemporary. Indulge in wellness appointments, sporting matches and scheduled time-out by the pool.

Travel based on Cruise Departure 23 October 2020

Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations.

Pricing is subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Accommodation is subject to change and availability.

Surcharges may apply. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change.

Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur. Shore excursions and other items such as alcoholic beverages & laundry are an additional cost.

Should gratuities or hotel service charges not already be included in your package, these are mandatory and charged by the cruise line to your onboard account on a day by day basis.

Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.

Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.

Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.

These fares/prices may change due to availability or currency fluctuations.

Please note upgrade amounts advertised may be based on lead in obstructed view staterooms.

Please note that a majority of US based (including Hawaii) hotels impose a daily mandatory additional charge that is automatically added to your bill by the hotel. There are various inclusions provided for these resort fees. These fees are separate from, cannot be prepaid prior to arrival and are in addition to our advertised package.

Please note many European hotels charge a nominal daily City Tourist Tax which is utilised locally for tourism-related purposes and to improve the local infrastructure in the area. This tax is collected by the hotels directly from the customer and the amount can vary by region, hotel size or type. Local regulations state this must be collected by the hotel and cannot be prepaid.

All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia.

Please check Visa requirements for all countries visited on this itinerary.

China, Russia, India, Canada and the USA require visas to be arranged prior to sailing for all Australian passport holders.

For Non-Australian passport holders please check with the appropriate embassy.

  • More overnight stays - enjoy overnights in port in Athens, Aqaba, Eilat & Dubai
  • Michelin-inspired cuisine on board
  • Broadway style entertainment
  • Specialty dining options included (reservations required)

My Cruise Highlights

Cruise Line: Crystal Cruises
Ship: Crystal Symphony
Departs: Athens, Greece
Countries Visited: Greece, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Oman, United Arab Emirates

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