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2018 WORLD CRUISE

 
FULL World CruiseS
ABOARD CRYSTAL SYMPHONY & CRYSTAL SERENITY
WORLD CRUISE OVERVIEW

As the World’s Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line, Crystal is well versed in crafting the most intriguing and rewarding World Cruise Experiences. In 2018, Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity will each offer a World Cruise during which they will meet in Sydney for a gala White Extravaganza event to be attended by Full World Cruise Guests from each vessel. And for the first time in history, guests will enjoy the option to switch ships and create a first-ever, dual-ship World Cruise up to 129 days. Only with Crystal can you begin your journey on one ship, and return home on the other — the ultimate in World Cruise customization and choices with “four” spectacular Full World Cruise options. Follow your dreams and join us in 2018 for an unprecedented World Cruise aboard the World’s Best.

EXCLUSIVE TO FULL WORLD CRUISERS
WELCOME CELEBRATION
A special bon voyage culinary event, complete with special entertainment, hosted aboard each ship.
  • January 7, 2018 – Crystal Symphony in Cape Town
  • January 23, 2018 – Crystal Serenity in Los Angeles
EXCLUSIVE SHORESIDE EVENTS
Two special shore experiences; details announced in advance of travels.
CRYSTAL WHITE EXTRAVAGANZA
February 17, 2018 — An epic gala in Sydney, Australia, welcoming Full World Cruisers from both ships to a high caliber event at the Sydney Town Hall — its renowned high Victorian interiors and rich décor providing an elegant backdrop for guests dressed all in white enjoying an elaborate evening of exceptional dining and lavish entertainment.
World Cruise Benefits
  • Full World Cruise Book Now Fares with limited-time savings
  • Additional Crystal Society Member-only Savings
  • Additional New-to-Crystal Savings
  • World Cruise shipboard spending credit of $2,000 per stateroom/suite
  • All guests paying in full 180 days prior to departure also receive 2.5% additional Early Full Payment savings
  • Complimentary private car and driver transfers, airport to ship and ship to airport*
  • Excess luggage reimbursement*
  • Crystal White Extravaganza in Sydney, Australia, February 17, 2018
  • Two exclusive shoreside events during cruise
  • Special World Cruise-themed onboard events
  • Specially selected gifts
*restrictions apply
 

CRYSTAL 2018 WORLD CRUISE GUIDE

TWO SHIPS. FOUR WORLD CRUISES.

In 2018, Crystal is thrilled to offer World Cruises like never before. Guests have the unprecedented opportunity to choose from four extraordinary World Cruise experiences. From the wilds of South African plains, to the mysterious western shores of South America (Cape Town to Ft. Lauderdale: World Cruise 1). Perhaps begin your journey in The City of Angels and finish it in The Eternal City (Los Angeles to Rome: World Cruise 2). Or, switch ships in Sydney for a truly customized experience. Begin your cruise on one ship and finish on another (Cape Town to Rome: World Cruise 3; Los Angeles to Miami: World Cruise 4). The possibilities are only limited by your imagination. Where in the world will Crystal take you in 2018?

 

2018 FULL WORLD CRUISE 1

Stunning SKYLINES & Halcyon Harbors

CRYSTAL SYMPHONY

CAPE TOWN TO FT. LAUDERDALE | JANUARY 7 TO APRIL 30, 2018 | 114 DAYS

Journey deep into the Southern Hemisphere on a true adventure steeped in the world's most fascinating natural wonders — from sprawling Big Five game reserves in South Africa to rare wildlife and unique discoveries in the Galapagos. Explore the majestic shores of Australia, cruise idyllic isles in Fiji and French Polynesia, and marvel at the contrasting beauty of fjords in New Zealand and temples in Peru. With overnights in 13 fascinating destinations, and six maiden calls in places like Burnie, Tasmania and Robinson Crusoe Island off the coast of South America, your opportunity for discovery is incomparable.

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2018 FULL WORLD CRUISE 2

World Wonders & Eternal Cities

CRYSTAL SERENITY

LOS ANGELES TO ROME | JANUARY 23 TO MAY 16, 2018 | 112 DAYS

Serene yet thrilling. Strikingly modern yet historically rich. Here is an odyssey of fascinating extremes: one that begins with a tranquil sojourn across the Pacific to play on beaches in Hawaii and concludes with immersive tours of antiquity in places like Israel and Italy. Come discover the natural wonders of the Great Barrier Reef and the mysteries of New Guinea. Explore the legendary dynasties of China, the imperial beauty of Vietnam, and the alluring intrigue of Myanmar and India, ancient destinations that offer uniquely contrasting perspectives on the modern marvels in the United Arab Emirates.

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2018 FULL WORLD CRUISE 3

Storied Treasures & Journeys

CRYSTAL SYMPHONY + CRYSTAL SERENITY

CAPE TOWN TO ROME | JANUARY 7 TO MAY 16, 2018 | 129 DAYS

With Crystal Cruises, the world truly is your oyster. For the first time in history you are invited to experience an epic World Cruise aboard the two highest-rated luxury ships in the world. Join Crystal Symphony in Cape Town for an immersive tour of South Africa and Australia, and from Sydney continue your adventures aboard Crystal Serenity on a journey bound for Asia, Myanmar, India, the UAE, the Holy Lands and Italy. Our pioneering spirit allows us to think beyond the expected, indeed, creating experiences that sail far beyond the ordinary ... for these are the stories our well-traveled guests are yearning to begin.

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2018 FULL WORLD CRUISE 4

South Pacific Reflections

CRYSTAL SERENITY + CRYSTAL SYMPHONY

LOS ANGELES TO FT. LAUDERDALE | JANUARY 23 TO APRIL 30, 2018 | 97 DAYS

Travel aboard the world's two most highly awarded ships on a once-in-a-lifetime itinerary celebrating the glorious beauty and wonder of nature, from idyllic isles in the South Pacific to majestic landscapes in South America. Relish the sublime luxuries of Crystal Serenity on a three-week journey to Australia by way of Hawaii, Fiji and other exotic locales. Upon arrival in Sydney, join Crystal Symphony to continue your travels ... an in-depth tour of New Zealand, a breathtaking sojourn through French Polynesia, the Marquesas, Easter island and more. Embark on rare overland adventures to explore Machu Picchu and the Galapagos before transiting the Panama Canal en route to the Caribbean.

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With four World Cruises from which to choose, your options don’t end there. Should your schedule allow for a shorter yet equally extraordinary experience, explore individual voyages of each World Cruise. Now you can see the world on your own terms, selecting itineraries that appeal to you most, creating once-in-a lifetime journeys customized to your personal preferences. And don’t forget, while in Sydney, you can “hop on” to either Crystal Symphony or Crystal Serenity to continue your adventure on a whole different luxury ship. Look for the kangaroo symbol on voyages 8203 and 8302 below!

 
CRYSTAL SYMPHONY
EIGHT UNIQUE VOYAGES 11-19 DAYS

JEWELS OF THE

INDIAN OCEAN

CAPE TOWN TO MAURITIUS
- CRYSTAL SYMPHONY -

VOYAGE 8201 | 15 DAYS | JANUARY 7, 2018

WONDERS OF WESTERN

AUSTRALIA

MAURITIUS TO PERTH
- CRYSTAL SYMPHONY -

VOYAGE 8202 | 14 DAYS | JANUARY 22, 2018
THE GREAT BARRIER REEF
VOYAGE 8303 | 23 DAYS | FEBRUARY 17, 2018
SYDNEY TO MANILA
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SOUTHERN AUSTRALIA &

TASMANIA

PERTH TO SYDNEY
- CRYSTAL SYMPHONY -

VOYAGE 8203 | 12 DAYS | FEBRUARY 5, 2018
HOP ONTO CRYSTAL SERENITY

NEW ZEALAND

EXPLORER

SYDNEY TO AUCKLAND
- CRYSTAL SYMPHONY -

VOYAGE 8204 | 14 DAYS | FEBRUARY 17, 2018

POLYNESIAN

PALETTE

AUCKLAND TO PAPEETE
- CRYSTAL SYMPHONY -

VOYAGE 8205 | 16 DAYS | MARCH 3, 2018

ICONIC

PACIFIC ISLES

PAPEETE TO VALPARAÍSO
- CRYSTAL SYMPHONY -

VOYAGE 8206 | 19 DAYS | MARCH 18, 2018

INCAN

ECHOES

VALPARAÍSO TO COLÓN
- CRYSTAL SYMPHONY -

VOYAGE 8207 | 13 DAYS | APRIL 6, 2018

CARIBBEAN

SERENADE

COLÓN TO MIAMI
- CRYSTAL SYMPHONY -

VOYAGE 8208 | 11 DAYS | APRIL 19, 2018
 

CRYSTAL SERENITY

SIX UNIQUE VOYAGES 11-24 DAYS
VOYAGE 8204 | 14 DAYS | FEBRUARY 17, 2018
SYDNEY TO AUCKLAND
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NEW ZEALAND EXPLORER
 
SWAP SHIPS AND
BOARD CRYSTAL SYMPHONY

PACIFIC

SOJOURN

LOS ANGELES TO SYDNEY
- CRYSTAL SERENITY -

VOYAGE 8302 | 24 DAYS | JANUARY 23, 2018
HOP ONTO CRYSTAL SYMPHONY

THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

& BEYOND

SYDNEY TO MANILA
- CRYSTAL SERENITY -

VOYAGE 8303 | 23 DAYS | FEBRUARY 17, 2018

FAR EAST

VISTAS

MANILA TO SINGAPORE
- CRYSTAL SERENITY -

VOYAGE 8304 | 16 DAYS | MARCH 12, 2018

ACROSS THE BAY OF

BENGAL

SINGAPORE TO MUMBAI
- CRYSTAL SERENITY -

VOYAGE 8305 | 18 DAYS | MARCH 28, 2018

ARABIAN

NIGHTS

MUMBAI TO DUBAI
- CRYSTAL SERENITY -

VOYAGE 8306 | 11 DAYS | APRIL 15, 2018

THE SANDS OF

TIME

DUBAI TO ROME
- CRYSTAL SERENITY -

VOYAGE 8307 | 20 DAYS | APRIL 26, 2018