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Silver Cloud Expedition Review

4.5 / 5.0
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37 reviews
2 Awards

Surreal and Magical Antarctica Cruise

Review for Silver Cloud Expedition to Antarctica
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Carol From California
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Feb 2018

We originally booked and paid in full for an inaugural season voyage on the Muse which ended up being cancelled. We were never notified about the cruise being cancelled and because of that we were able to secure a discount on booking this cruise. We decided to book the 10 day Antarctica cruise on the newly renovated Cloud to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary. We booked and paid for the cruise in June, 2017.

The summer season for the 10 day Ushuaia to Ushuaia cruises runs for three months, from December to February. We were on the last 10 day cruise of the season. One thing I noticed is that as the cruise date approached the fares kept going up so I would recommend booking early for the best pricing. Silversea also often runs a 10% discount for paying in full which we also took advantage of. Our cruise was fully booked with just under 200 passengers. Passengers were a diverse group. We met people from all over the US, Australia, England, China, Africa, Dubai and other countries. Crew numbers over 200.

Silversea also offered a business class air package which we thought was well worth it. For $2,950 per person It included the roundtrip air, an overnight at a hotel in Santiago, Chile, and a charter flight to and from Santiago to Ushuaia with all transfers.

Cabin Review

Cabin Verandah Suite

The cabin was fine. The ship had just been renovated but it seemed it was mainly furnishings. The bathroom could use some improvement and more storage space.

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