Silversea Cruises has extended its support to Travel Partners, offering a USD 200 ($255 CAD/$270 AUD/Ř165/£150) bonus commission on all bookings through April 30, 2021, as well as including more voyages eligible for this commission. Extended following its successful launch, the special commission incentive is now available on new bookings made on any Silversea voyage departing on or after October 1, 2021, through June 30, 2022. Moreover, the line has also enhanced guests' flexibility by extending its Cruise with Confidence policy and its reduced deposit initiative.
Travel Partners can now receive bonus commissions on 275 voyage options, enabling their clients to experience the authentic beauty of some of the world's most coveted destinations—from the islands of Oceania, the rainforests of South America, and the unspoiled nature of Alaska to Asia's golden temples, the Mediterranean's ancient archaeological treasures, and much more.
CRUISE WITH CONFIDENCE
Additionally, Silversea is extending its Cruise with Confidence program, making it available for all bookings made by April 30, 2021. The program enables travel partners to offer their clients unprecedented flexibility on cruises departing before April 30, 2022, providing peace of mind through the assurance that they may cancel their cruise up to 30 days prior to departure without penalties when selecting a 100% Future Cruise Credit for the amount paid.
REDUCED DEPOSITS & EARLY BOOKING BONUS
In further support to its valued Travel Partners, Silversea is also extending its popular reduced deposit promotion.The reduced deposit requirement of only 15% per suite is now available for any new booking made on or before April 30, 2021. The reduced deposit applies to all Silversea voyages departing before April 30, 2022, with the exception of full World Cruises and Grand Voyages. Guests in possession of a Future Cruise Credit can also use their credit to take advantage of the offer. Moreover, guests can enjoy an Early Booking Bonus when booking a voyage departing on or after June 1, 2021, saving up to 20% when they reserve and pay in full by March 31, 2021. Silversea Cruises
Dreaming of traveling to new places is common these days and now destination seekers can turn their dreams into reality with vacation options to the best of Europe in 2022 featuring a myriad of cruise and cruisetour options from Princess Cruises.
On sale now, the cruise line awarded "Best Europe Itineraries" by the Women's Choice Awards offers 178 departures on 70 unique itineraries to 114 destinations in 30 countries. The March through November 2022 Europe cruise season features five MedallionClass ships and includes the new Enchanted Princess sailing in the Baltic on Scandinavia & Russia voyages for the very first time.
Princess past guests are eligible for a special promotion when they book early. The special promotion consists of a Captain's Circle launch discount of up to $200 per person. Offer expires April 30, 2021. Princess Cruises
With more than 50 years sailing in the "Great Land," exclusive rail service and Princess Wilderness Lodges, it's no wonder more guests choose Princess in Alaska than any other cruise line. On sale Dec. 16, 2020, the newly announced 2022 Alaska cruise and cruisetour program offers six ships, including the line's newest ship, Discovery Princess. Guests can choose from 12 cruise itineraries, plus 25 seamless cruisetour options, combining an unforgettable cruise and land tour visiting the extraordinary Denali National Park.
For the May through September 2022 season, four convenient west coast home ports – Seattle, Vancouver, B.C., Anchorage (Whittier) and San Francisco – make traveling to Alaska seamless and hassle-free.
Princess past guests are eligible for a special promotion when they book early. The special promotion consists of a Captain's Circle launch discount of up to $100per person. Offer expires April 30, 2021. Princess Cruises
MSC Cruises announced that it is launching a special global discounted cruise fares programme applicable to the end of 2021 for all front line and back office healthcare professionals globally as a way of saying 'thank you' for their ongoing contribution to fight the global pandemic and let them know that when they're ready, they can enjoy a much-deserved holiday with their loved ones.
The special 'thank you' discounted cruise fare programme for healthcare professionals and their immediate families will go on sale on Monday, 31 August and will be available for all MSC Cruises sailings of any duration through to the end of 2021. This includes all cruises departing up to 31 December 2021, when the booking is made by 30 April 2021. These special per cabin fares will result in a discount of up to or exceeding 50 per cent off the regular rates and will be available to healthcare workers for booking from travel agents and MSC Cruises contact centres from Monday, 31 August. MSC Cruises
Today (February 21, 2020), bookings open for the new AIDA Cruises catalog "HOME OF THE SMILE!" From March 2021 to April 2022, the 14 ships in AIDA's fleet will be taking guests to over 250 ports in 70 countries, on six continents.
Clever booking: Savings for those who book early
Those who book the AIDA PREMIUM rate by November 30, 2020 for 2021 summer cruises and by April 30, 2021, or June 30, 2021 for the 2021/2022 winter cruises can receive an Early Saver Plus discount up to 975 euros. Availability is limited and applies for the 1st and 2nd person occupying the stateroom. Further advantages of the AIDA PREMIUM rate include the choice of preferred stateroom, the AIDA Rail&Fly ticket, which can be used anywhere in Germany, two complimentary bottles of mineral water on board each day, and a 250-MB Internet package. AIDA Cruises
For cruises in 2021 booked between March 1 and April 30, 2021, CroisiEurope is offering more flexible terms and conditions. More than 30 days before your departure, you will be able to :
• Postpone the reservation without charge to any other departure in 2021 or 2022 for any reason.
• Cancel the reservation and request a refund, without any specific reason - the usual terms and conditions apply
• Cancel the reservation and request a refund under the Covid insurance that will have been previously taken out, if the required conditions apply (see below for further information about the insurance policy).
If you are affected by Covid (positive test) within 30 days of your departure, you will be able to benefit from the same possibilities of postponement or refund. CroisiEurope
Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line is offering a buy-one, get-one-free offer on 2021 sailings. Those who book a cruise to Grand Bahama Island departing between Jan. 1, 2021, and April 30, 2021, can sail again for free anytime between Aug. 16, 2021, and Feb. 28, 2022. Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line
American Queen Steamboat Company (AQSC) and Victory Cruise Lines (VCL), Hornblower® Family Companies, recently announced their itineraries for the 2022 season featuring new routes and uniquely themed cruises, in addition to their beloved classic journeys.
To celebrate, AQSC and VCL are offering an early booking discount where guests can take advantage of up to $1,200 in savings on 2022 itineraries when they book by April 30, 2021. Victory Cruise Lines
In response to unprecedented demand for the 2022 season Victory Cruise Lines released the 2023 season. The announcement marks the furthest out a season has been offered to guests and travel partners signaling pent up demand to "Come Home to America."
The line is offering savings up to $1200 per stateroom on 2023 itineraries when booked by April 30, 2021. Victory Cruise Lines
In response to unprecedented demand for the 2022 season American Queen Steamboat Company released the 2023 season. The announcement marks the furthest out a season has been offered to guests and travel partners signaling pent up demand to "Come Home to America."
The line is offering savings up to $1200 per stateroom on 2023 itineraries when booked by April 30, 2021. American Queen Steamboat Company (AQSC)
The ultra-luxury Seabourn Sojourn will depart Los Angeles on January 11, 2022, and travel westbound, visiting Hawaii, the islands of the South Pacific, New Zealand, Australia, a number of destinations in Asia, Arabia, Africa, before ending in Athens, Greece, on June 6, 2022.
For guests who book the full 145-day voyage, they will receive a value-packed menu of complimentary benefits and amenities, including:
Gala Bon Voyage dinner & overnight hotel stay at the Ritz Carlton – Marina Del Rey prior to departure in Los Angeles
Three exclusive World Cruise events
Exclusive World Cruise President's event
Special World Cruise pillow gifts
For guests who book the full 145-day voyage by May 31, 2021, they will receive the above amenities, as well as the following additional benefits:
Roundtrip Business Class Air
$2,000USD Shipboard Credit per person for Oceanview and Veranda suites
$3,000USD Shipboard Credit per person for Penthouse and Premium suites
Unlimited Internet package
Private car transfers door-to-door between home and airport
Personal Valet® luggage shipping service between home and ship in Los Angeles and Athens, Greece
Unlimited laundry, dry cleaning and pressing on board
Visa package (U.S. and Canadian citizens only)
50 percent reduced deposit (US/CAD/AUS markets only)
In addition, the line is offering a special five percent discount for repeat full World Cruise guests. Certain restrictions apply.
For guests who cannot sail on the entire 145-day voyage, shorter segments ranging from 22 to 89 days are also available. Guests who book either the full world cruise or segments and pay in full by May 31, 2021, will receive an additional 3 percent savings off the cruise-only fare. For guests who book and pay in full by November 10, 2020 will receive a 6 percent savings off the cruise-only fare. Certain restrictions apply. Seabourn
Holland America Line is opening bookings for two of its most epic explorations: the 2022 Grand World Voyage and the 2021 Grand Africa Voyage. Guests who want to circle the globe on the 128-day odyssey can now make their Grand World Voyage and Africa circumnavigation reservations. Both itineraries are conveniently roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and include overnight calls at some of the world's most iconic cities.
As an added incentive to make Grand Voyage reservations, Holland America Line is offering Early Booking Benefits on both itineraries to guests who book the full cruise. Bonus amenities include an onboard spending credit, prepaid gratuities, luggage delivery service and more. Plus, those who book also receive 3% savings off the cruise-only fare when paid in full by June 1, 2021, for the Grand World Voyage and Feb, 26, 2021, for the Grand Africa Voyage.
Grand World Voyage Early Booking Benefits
Guests who book the full 128-day Grand World Voyage by June 1, 2021, receive amenities valued at up to $6,760 per person, including an onboard spending credit ranging from $500 for ocean-view up to $2,000 for Pinnacle Suites, prepaid gratuities, luggage delivery service and a welcome aboard bottle of sparkling wine. Suites also receive an initial in-suite liquor set-up, free shore excursion and Signature Internet Package. Guests who pay the 128-day Grand World Voyage in full by June 1 also receive 3% savings off the cruise-only fare.
Grand Africa Voyage Early Booking Benefits
Guests who book the full 71-day cruise by Feb. 26, 2021, receive amenities valued at up to $3,970 per person, including an onboard spending credit ranging from $300 for ocean-view up to $1,000 for Pinnacle Suites, prepaid gratuities, luggage delivery service and a welcome aboard bottle of sparkling wine. Suites also receive an initial in-suite liquor set-up, free shore excursion and Signature Internet Package. Guests who pay the 71-day Grand Africa Voyage in full by Feb. 26 also receive 3% savings off the cruise-only fare. Holland America Line
Ultra-luxury cruise operator Scenic has released Scenic Eclipse's 2022/23 Worldwide Discovery Voyages, featuring new remote destinations previously inaccessible to the ordinary traveller. With an extensive worldwide programme now covering six continents, Scenic Eclipse will visit 35 countries across 48 voyages. From the volcanoes of the Pacific Ring of Fire, to the wildlife of the Northeast Passage and the historic western coast of Japan, Scenic Eclipse will take guests on an ultra-luxury journey of discovery to regions largely untouched.
The new destinations feature in the Scenic Eclipse, Worldwide Discovery Voyages 2022/23 brochure. In celebration of the launch, Scenic is offering savings of up to 20% on selected voyages for bookings paid in full 12 months prior to departure. All new 2022/23 bookings are covered by Scenic's flexible booking policy, enabling guests to defer their cruise to another travel date or itinerary up to 60 days prior to departure*, and come with Scenic's Deposit Protection Plan included. Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours
Announcing the new 2022 Arctic and 2022-23 Antarctic polar cruise seasons three months earlier than usual and announcing a return to West Greenland for the first time in four years top the list for Poseidon Expeditions' future plans for the 114-passenger expedition ship Sea Spirit.
New for the 2022 Arctic season will be a return to West Greenland, last visited by the Sea Spirit in early summer 2018. The 2022 West Greenland expedition voyages include a May 27 12-day Land of the Vikings, from Reykjavik, Iceland to Kangerlussuaq, Greenland and a June 7 eight-day Icebergs, Whales & Inuit Culture, round trip from Kangerlussuaq. In midsummer, the Sea Spirit will head farther northeast for a full schedule of departures that explore Svalbard and the company's signature explorations of the Franz Josef Land Archipelago before returning to East Greenland in September for a pair of 11-day Arctic Sights and Northern Lights cruises that focus on the Aurora Borealis.
Like the migrating seabirds that are often the focus of Poseidon's onboard educational programs, the Sea Spirit follows the sun south in October to begin its 2022-23 Antarctic season. This includes four Antarctic Peninsula voyages of 11-12 days; three longer programs that include the Antarctic Peninsula, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands, from 21-23 days; and the popular 15-day Crossing 66ľ South Latitude expedition cruise. All reservations made for any 2022 Arctic and 2022-23 Antarctic cruise by June 30, 2021, will benefit from 10% to 15% early booking savings, depending on category chosen. An additional early-early booking feature – for reservations made by this Dec. 31, 2020 – will be a $250 per person onboard credit. Poseidon Expeditions
Tradewind Voyages is offering customers more time to pay the final balance on all cruises that depart up until the end of August 2021* Anyone who has already booked on one of these voyages – and any future bookings - does not now need to pay the balance of their holiday until 60 days before departure. This has been reduced from 90 days. Tradewind Voyages Sales and Marketing director Jeremy McKenna said "We have made this change following guest feedback. Customers with whom we have already spoken have welcomed this move, especially in the current climate". *This applies to all Voyages departing between 22nd April and 28th August. Guests booked on these Voyages and travel agents will be advised separately. Tradewind Voyages
Princess Cruises World Cruise guests have been fulfilling their travel dreams of traversing the globe via a cruise ship for more than two decades. The cruise line's newly announced 2023 World Cruise itinerary, on sale February 10, 2021, continues to deliver a destination-packed itinerary to more countries than ever before.
Sailing roundtrip from North America, the 111- or 97-day journey from both Ft. Lauderdale and Los Angeles sets sail in January 2023, onboard Island Princess. Guests will experience 50 destinations across 31 countries and six continents, including Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, South America and North America.
The 111-day roundtrip voyage from Ft. Lauderdale departs on January 5, 2023, and from Los Angeles on January 19, 2023. A 97-day World Cruise from Los Angeles to Ft. Lauderdale is also offered, setting sail on January 19, 2023.
The 2023 World Cruise goes on sale with rates starting at $19,199/person. Guests booking the 97- or 111-day World Cruise by August 31, 2021 receive early booking perks, including:
• Drinks with Tips – guests enjoy the Premier Beverage Package with everything from cocktails, beer and wine to specialty coffees, smoothies and bottled water.
• Unlimited Wi-Fi – cruisers can video chat and text with family back home, stream favorite shows and check e-mail.
• Gratuities – full daily gratuities are paid to crew on behalf of cruise guests.
• First-Class or Economy Roundtrip Airfare – guests booked in mini-suites or suites fly first class to and from LAX or FLL, while guests booking a balcony stateroom receive free economy airfare. Only valid on flights departing the United States or Canada.
• Money to Spend On Board – for shopping, shore excursions, spa treatments and more, a $500 per guest (for the first two guests) is applied.
• Specialty Dining – each guest can dine at award-winning specialty restaurants up to four times during the voyage without worrying about the cover charge.
Captain's Circle members also enjoy an extra $1,000 in savings per guest on their cruise fare (for the first two guests). Princess Cruises
AmaWaterways announced a special offer inviting frontline heroes from around the world to enjoy a complimentary river cruise. As a gesture of the company's heartfelt appreciation for the selfless sacrifices made by so many amidst these unprecedented times, all medical professionals and first responders are eligible to receive a complimentary Future Cruise Certificate*, which can be used with one paying guest in the same stateroom.
The certificate may be redeemed for any AmaWaterways Europe or Asia sailing through December 31, 2021 for reservations made within 90 days of the sailing date.
*Frontline Heroes offers only applicable to active medical professionals (doctors, nurses, pharmacists, hospital staff, lab technicians) and active first responders (Emergency Medical Services/paramedics) with valid ID. These limited time offers may be withdrawn at any time and are not combinable with any other promotions. See website for terms & conditions that may apply. AmaWaterways
Princess Cruises today announced the line's 2022-2023 South America & Antarctica cruises and cruisetours, on sale March 10, 2021. Guests will delight in South America's vibrant culture, indulge in zesty cuisine and savor wines of the region while sailing onboard Sapphire Princess, exploring some of the world's most dramatically diverse landscapes and breathtaking beauty of Antarctica.
Sapphire Princess visits 19 destinations in 10 countries on six unique itineraries. Captain's Circle Savings
Princess Past Guests are eligible for a Captain's Circle Launch Discount, which may be combined with launch and group promotions. These discounts do not apply to third or fourth berth guests. Offers expires September 30, 2021. Princess Cruises
Travel agent members of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Australasia can receive bonus commissions and rewards with a combined indicative value of over $1500 under a new rewards program for 2021 announced today.
The CLIA Australasia Travel Agent Rewards Program will allow agents to receive exclusive benefits when making eligible bookings with participating CLIA Cruise Lines throughout next year. The new scheme involves an initial 21 CLIA cruise lines and will be available to all Australian and New Zealand travel agents who join CLIA or renew their membership for 2021.
Rewards will be offered on eligible bookings made with participating CLIA cruise lines between 01 January and 31 December 2021.The rewards total over $1500 in combined indicative value, paid either as extra commission, a rebate or a gift card, depending on the cruise line. Accessible online via the CLIA Members Hub, the program's initial participants will include Aurora Expeditions, Azamara, Celebrity, Celestyal Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Cunard, Dream Cruises, Holland America Line, Norwegian Cruise Line, Paul Gauguin Cruises, P&O Australia, Ponant, Princess Cruises, Riviera Travel River Cruises, Royal Caribbean, Seabourn, Scenic, Silversea Cruises, Uniworld Boutique River Cruises, Virgin Voyages and Windstar Cruises.*
The CLIA Australasia Travel Agent Rewards Program will be accessible from 01 January, 2021, once payment for 2021 CLIA Membership has been processed. Further details will be provided ahead of the program's launch. *Cruise lines subject to change. Different rewards may be applicable to Australia and New Zealand – refer to program T&Cs for full details of rewards and redemption instructions. CLIA Australasia
AmaWaterways announced the highly anticipated return of its popular "Sell Five, Sail Free" booking incentive – six months ahead of previous annual launches – giving its valued travel partners more time to earn a much-needed river cruise vacation.
Travel advisors who book five new FIT bookings between now and December 2021 will earn a complimentary seven-night AmaWaterways river cruise for themselves and a companion*. As an added bonus this year, advisors who make 10 or more new FIT bookings* will have the opportunity to be among the first guests to sail on board the spectacular AmaDahlia, debuting on Egypt's Nile River in September 2021.
As an added incentive for guests to book before September 30, 2020, AmaWaterways recently launched their Free Air** promotion on select 2021 sailings. With AmaWaterways' Sell Five, Sail Free program, travel advisors who make five qualifying* new FIT bookings between July 15, 2020 and December 31, 2021 will receive a complimentary double occupancy stateroom on a seven-night cruise through Europe or Asia in 2021 or 2022. With a minimum of 10 bookings*, advisors will earn a free cruise aboard their choice of the award-winning AmaMagna cruising the Danube or the new AmaDahlia, sailing through Egypt's ancient wonders. Launching in September 2021, AmaDahlia will transport guests to ancient times on the legendary Nile River, where they will uncover the storied treasures that have shaped Egypt's past and influence its future.
*Offer valid on new bookings made July 15, 2020 through December 31, 2021. Bookings must be paid in full and traveled in 2021 to apply, with groups counting as one booking. Complimentary seven-night cruises are valid on advertised FAM cruises or departures within 60 days (certain restrictions apply). Visit AmaWaterways' Travel Advisor Portal for full terms and conditions. **See website for terms and conditions. AmaWaterways
Seabourn, the ultra-luxury cruise line, is inviting travelers to plan for travel in 2023 on the brand's World Cruise and Grand Voyage. The 140-day 2023 World Cruise: Extraordinary Discoveries on Seabourn Sojourn, and 79-day 2023 Grand Voyage: Grand Americas, Amazon & Antarctica aboard Seabourn Quest, offer two distinct voyages set to visit multiple continents and ports while offering exclusive opportunities to experience natural wonders and diverse cultures.
Guests who book either the full 140-day 2023 World Cruise or the full 79-day 2023 Grand Voyage will receive a value-packed menu of complimentary benefits and amenities. Book by May 31, 2022 to receive the following:
Ocean View & Veranda Suites receive up to $4,000USD Shipboard Credit per Suite (up to $2,000USD Shipboard Credit per guest).
Amount is based on the voyage.
Penthouse & Premium Suites receive up to $6,000USD Shipboard Credit per Suite (up to $3,000USD Shipboard Credit per guest).
Amount is based on the voyage.
Unlimited Internet Package
Private car transfers door-to-door between home and airport
Personal Valet® luggage shipping service between home and ship
Unlimited laundry, dry cleaning and pressing on board
Visa package (World Cruise only for U.S. and Canadian citizens only)
Gala Bon Voyage dinner & overnight hotel stay prior to departure in Miami
Exclusive Events, including a President's Event
Special pillow gifts
50 percent reduced deposit (US/CAD/AUS only)
3 percent Early Bonus Savings when paid in full by May 31, 2022
5 percent Repeat World Cruise Discount when booking the full 140-day World Cruise or the full 79-day Grand Voyage
Guests will receive an additional 6 percent savings off the cruise-only fare if they book either the entire 140-day World Cruise or the full 79-day Grand Voyage and pay in full by April 15, 2021. Certain restrictions apply. For guests who cannot sail on the entire 140-day World Cruise voyage or 79-day Grand Voyage, shorter segments are available, along with a selection of benefits and amenities. Seabourn
Holland America Line's Grand Voyages are made for dreamers, adventurers and explorers seeking to discover new cultures and illuminating experiences. The quest for destination immersion continues with Holland America Line's 2022 Grand Africa Voyage, 2023 Grand World Voyage and 2023 Grand South America & Antarctica Voyage, which are now open for sale.
A Holland America Line Grand Voyage is the pinnacle of cruising. Ranging from 71 to 127 days, these longer journeys take travelers to the far corners of the world across six continents, all roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, without the need for international air travel. Memorable experiences highlight each cruise — from a visit to Antarctica's otherworldly landscapes to spying Africa's "Big Five" on safari.
Each Grand Voyage offers an Early Booking Bonus valued at up to $6,730 per person for guests who book the full Grand Africa Voyage itinerary by Feb. 25, 2022, or the full Grand World Voyage or Grand South America & Antarctica Voyage by June 1, 2022. Holland America Line