Thursday, 22 March 2012

Variety Cruises Offers 2-for-1 Deals and More on Select Sailing for 2012 Itineraries - Book by April 13

Savvy travelers can now take advantage of Variety Cruises' unique small ship experiences with deals on last-minute bookings by April 13 on specific departure dates through 2012. Deals on new and classic itineraries aboard even their newest ships like the mega yacht Variety Voyager launching this spring, allow cruisers to indulge in exotic locales such as the mythic Greek islands, the French and Italian Rivieras, Abu Dhabi, Croatia and more. With its signature style of small-ship cruising, the family-run, Greece-based Variety Cruises is the premier line for life-enriching journeys for inquisitive travelers.

Specials on all programs include the following on select departure dates:

2-for-1 offers with 2nd passenger free, no single supplement OR

50% discount for 2nd passenger, 25% single supplement

Offers are valid for new reservations made until April 13, 2012, on all itineraries through October 2012 (except where noted); port charges are excluded from these discounts. Please visit, www.varietycruises.com for more information on participating sailing dates or call 1-800-319-7776 (US) and 1-866-944-8498 (Canada) to receive the 2012/13 Variety Cruises brochure.

2012 Greek Cruises

ANTIQUITY TO BYZANTIUM: Discover Ancient Greece aboard the Harmony G starting in Athens with visits to the tombs at Mycenae, Olympia and the spectacular Oracle Temple of Delphi; begins March 23, 2012.

JEWEL OF THE CYCLADES: Board in Athens on the M/S Galileo, a classic steel motor sailer, en route to the Aegean Islands with stops in Santorini, Mykonos and off the beaten path islands such as Paros and Folegandros; begins April 13, 2012.

CLASSICAL GREECE: Board the Harmony V mega yacht in Athens and explore stops in Mykonos, Santorini, Crete, the hidden-gem island of Kythira and more; begins April 20, 2012.

AEGEAN ODYSSEY: Cruise through the Aegean Islands and Turkey aboard the Panorama (spring/fall) or Panorama II (summer) experiencing the sights and sounds of the Mediterranean's rich cultural heritage; begins April 20, 2012.

TURQUOISE COAST & ISLANDS OF THE EASTERN AEGEAN: The splendor of the Turquoise Coast of Turkey and Greek Islands await travelers aboard the Panorama II as it travels through Marmaris, Rhodes, Symi, Patmos and more; begins April 27, 2012.

New 2012 Cruises

DODECANESE MOSAIC: Travel on the three-masted Panorama sail cruiser embarking from Rhodes or Aghios Nikolaos sailing through the beautiful ports of Bodrum, Santorini and the islands of Karpathos and Amorgos; begins June 19, 2012.

ROMANTIC RIVERAS: The French and Italian Rivieras come to life as the new 223-foot Variety Voyager mega yacht travels through chic hotspots such as Nice, St. Tropez, Portofino, Monte Carlo and more; begins July 14, 2012.

TREASURES OF SOUTH ITALY AND MALTA: Board the new Variety Voyager mega yacht as it cruises around Sicily exploring Taormina, Syracuse, Agrigento and Cephalu, with stops on the islands of Capri, Malta and Lipari; begins September 15, 2012.

THE ADRIATIC ODYSSEY: Travel the Ionian and Adriatic Seas aboard the Harmony G setting sail from Dubrovnik or Corfu. Discover the hidden and historical treasures of Croatia, Albania and Montenegro; begins July 22, 2012.

ARABIAN JOURNEYS 2012/13: Experience the wonders of the Arabian Gulf and the Omani Coast departing from Abu Dhabi to Muscat aboard the new Variety Voyager mega yacht; begins November 29, 2012.

Note: Special offer is valid for specified departures on this itinerary through March 2013 with payment made in full by July 1, 2012.