Knowing your ABC's can save you money off your next Silversea cruise; the line has just announced its "Silver Sailing" incentive, where you can snag a cruise to Australia, Zanzibar and everything in between, for up to 50 percent off the brochure prices. More than 55 itineraries for 2008 are on sale.
Below is a small sample of itineraries (and savings!) that are available:
Africa and Arabian Peninsula on Silver Cloud: Departing on February 7, 2008, this nine-day voyage sails from Mombasa to Mahe with calls in Lamu, Kenya; Zanzibar, Tanzania; Dzaoudzi, Mayotte; and the Seychelles islands of Farquhar and Desroches. Rates begin at $2,747 (that's a 50 percent savings!).
Far East and South Pacific on Silver Whisper: Departing on December 4, 2008, this 16-day voyage sails from Singapore to Sydney with calls in Kura Kura and Bali, Indonesia and the Australian ports of Darwin, Thursday Island, Cairns, Whitsunday Islands and Brisbane. Rates begin at $5,747 (that's a 50 percent savings!).
South America on Silver Cloud: Departing on December 11, 2008, this eight-day voyage sails from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires with calls in Paraty, Sao Paulo and Imbituba, Brazil and Uruguay's Punta del Este and Montevideo. Rates begin at $3,477 (that's a 40 percent savings!).
Alaska and Pacific Coast on Silver Shadow: Departing September 5, 2008, this 12-day voyage from Vancouver to Los Angeles and cruising Alaska's Inside Passage and port cities of Wrangell, Skagway, Sitka and Ketchikan; Victoria in British Colombia; and San Francisco. Rates begin at $4,797 (that's a 40 percent savings!).
Interested? Eye the remaining itineraries -- and book one if you wish -- on silversea.com or through your travel agent. Note: Fares listed are per person, based on double occupancy for a Vista Suite and do not include port charges. And don't forget: Our Bargain Box is updated regularly, so check back often for additional deals!
--by Erica Sapio, Assistant Editor
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Silversea Cruises Announces Silver Sailing Incentive
August 13, 2007