Monday, 10 February 2014

Discover More - For Less - With Silversea

This year sees the arrival of a new luxury adventure-cruise ship to the growing array of high-quality choice in this part of the cruise market. And, to celebrate Silver Discoverer's inaugural season, Silversea Expeditions is including round-trip economy airfare for new cruise bookings on select Asia Pacific expedition voyages.

Also available are reduced business class airfares. The bookings must be made by 31 March 2014. The offer is available for a limited time from select UK gateways.

Aboard the small-sized, all-suite Silver Discoverer, guests will be able to explore some of the world's most remote regions and enjoy enriching destination lectures, photo presentations and daily recaps. Zodiac excursions and interactive walks ashore will be led by the best and brightest in their field - marine biologists, ornithologists, geologists, botanists, historians and anthropologists.

The following is a small sampling of the Asia Pacific expedition voyages featuring cruise fares with economy round-trip airfare included:

"Southeast Asia" Voyage 9408: 24 May – 9 June , Bali to Keelung
This cultural and wildlife journey of 16 days focuses on Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines. Expedition highlights include the chance to see the famed Komodo dragon in its natural habitat, visit diverse tribal villages and come face to face with Orangutans. Silver Privilege fares start at £6,550 per person, including round-trip economy airfare.

"East Asia & Russian Far East" Voyage 9410: 2 – 19 July, Otaru to Seward
Spanning from the Sea of Okhotsk to the Bering Sea, this unique 18-day expedition will explore remote destinations such as Sakhalin Island, the Kuril Islands, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Alaska Peninsula and the Aleutian Islands. Following the historic routes of explorers and traders, guests will have the opportunity to witness rare wildlife and spectacular natural landscapes, including massive volcanoes. Silver Privilege fares start at £9,450 per person, including round-trip economy airfare.

"Melanesia" Voyage 9418: 3 - 21 November, Cairns to Auckland
An 18-day expedition to unlock the mysteries of the Coral Sea, this intriguing voyage encompasses the islands of Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Norfolk Island, and Bay of Islands. These are some of the most idyllic places on Earth -- lush, tropical Edens with a stunning diversity of cultural and natural landscapes. Silver Privilege fares start at £8,550 per person, including round-trip economy airfare.

In true Silversea Expeditions style, guests aboard Silver Discoverer will enjoy spacious, ocean-view accommodations, gourmet cuisine, the personalised service of a butler, and a generous selection of all-inclusive amenities, including complimentary beverages, wines and spirits served throughout the ship, and stocked in-suite beverage cabinet.

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