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Silversea Expands $1,000 Onboard Spending Credit Offer to 38 Voyages in 2011

SilverCloudLondonLRPlus over 25 sailings now offer $500 Onboard Spending Credit

(24 January 2011) Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises has added 25 new voyages in Northern Europe and the Mediterranean offering a US$1,000 per suite ($500 per person) Onboard Spending Credit, bringing the total to 38 sailings worldwide. And over 25 voyages now offer a $500 per suite ($250 per person) Onboard Spending Credit. These enticing offers are available on new bookings made by 30 June 2011.

With the $1,000 or $500 Onboard Spending Credit, guests might choose to indulge in a little extra pampering in the spa or use their credit toward a host of other options, including any Silver Shore excursions (none are excluded), premium selections from the Connoisseur's List of wines and spirits, speciality restaurant dining fees, and/or purchases in the Internet Café and onboard boutiques.

Steve Tucker, Silversea's vice president of field sales for North America, said: "We just made it more affordable to holiday in Europe this summer with our new Onboard Spending Credit offers. When you consider that the credit can be combined with an array of other incentives, such as Silver Savings and Free Air programmes, and then factor in the luxury and all-inclusiveness of Silversea, you quickly realise there is no travel option out there that offers greater value."

Following is a small sampling of new 2011 voyages offering a $1,000 Onboard Spending Credit, Silver Savings fares, plus *Free Air (available from select gateway cities):

Northern Europe Voyage 1117: Silver Cloud, 15 - 25 June, Barcelona to Southampton, with calls in Palma de Mallorca, Ibiza, Cadiz, Lisbon, Oporto (Leixoes), La Coruña and Saint-Malo. Silver Savings fares start at $5,118.

Northern Europe Voyage 1120: Silver Cloud, 20 - 30 July, Southampton to Copenhagen, with calls in Plymouth, Jersey, Rouen (overnight visit), Honfleur, Oostende and Antwerp. Silver Savings fares start at $5,278.

Mediterranean Voyage 2123: Silver Wind, 9 - 20 August, Athens to Barcelona, with calls in Mykonos, Rhodes, Santorini, Milos, Malta, Trapani, Sardinia and Palma de Mallorca. Silver Savings fares start at $6,038.

Mediterranean Voyage 5123: Silver Spirit, August 13 - 20, Venice (overnight visit) to Rome, with calls in Hvar, Dubrovnik, Taormina and Sorrento. Silver Savings fares start at $4,718.

Northern Europe Voyage 1122: Silver Cloud, 16 - 26 August, Copenhagen to London, with calls in Szczecin, Rostock, Skagen, Oslo, Amsterdam, Oostende and Honfleur. Silver Savings fares start at $5,278.

Mediterranean Voyage 5129: Silver Spirit, 30 September - 7 October, Athens to Monte Carlo, with calls in Malta, Taormina, Sorrento, Rome, and Elba. Silver Savings fares start at $4,438.

All fares listed above are per person based on double occupancy for a Vista Suite and do not include port charges and handling fees that can range from $175 to $275 per person on these sailings, depending on the itinerary. Silver Savings is a capacity-controlled programme and subject to availability.

*Free Air: A free roundtrip economy air package, that includes transfers between airport and pier on the day of embarkation and disembarkation, is available from select gateway cities in the US, Canada and UK. It is a capacity-controlled programme offered for a limited time. Additionally, there are specially priced economy air programmes available from other gateway cities in the US, Canada and UK.

The Onboard Spending Credit is a capacity-controlled programme and subject to availability. The Onboard Spending Credit is offered per suite, not per voyage, and only once to guests sailing on consecutive voyages. Maximum value of Onboard Spending Credit is either $1,000 or $500 per suite, depending on voyage.  Single occupancy suites will receive 50% of the Onboard Spending Credit. It is valued in US dollars, regardless of booking currency. It may not be redeemed for cash, and any unused portion will be forfeited. Additional restrictions may apply.

For a complete list of voyages offering the Onboard Spending Credit, go to /specialoffers/.

About Silversea Cruises
Silversea Cruises is recognised as an innovator in the luxury cruise line industry, offering guests large-ship amenities aboard its intimate, all-suite vessels: Silver Cloud, Silver Wind, Silver Shadow, Silver Whisper and Silver Spirit -- all designed to offer an atmosphere of conviviality and casual elegance. With the inclusion of the regal expedition ship Prince Albert II, Silversea Cruises' itineraries encompass all seven continents and feature worldwide luxury cruises to the Mediterranean, Caribbean, both polar regions and over 400 fascinating destinations in between.

In the US, Silversea has been voted "World's Best" by the readers of Condé NastTraveler (nine times) and Travel + Leisure (seven times), and rated Number-One luxury cruise line by high-net-worth consumers in the 2008 Luxury Brand Status Index (LBSI). International awards include "Best Innovation in Products and Services" from the Italian Innovazione Marketing Oggi Awards (2009); "World's Leading Small Ships Cruise Line" from World Travel Awards (2009); "Five Star Diamond Award" from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences (2010); "Number One" small-ship line in the Readers' Choice survey conducted by Britain's Condé Nast Traveller magazine (2010); "Best Luxury Cruise Line" Excellence Award by Spain's Cruise News Media Group (2009); "Best Luxury Cruise Line" by Australia's Luxury Travel & Style Magazine (2010); and "Best Luxury Cruise Operator" according to Travel Weekly China (2010).

 

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