Costa Cruises

Cruise the Med for a week

Costa Cruises has two special offers going at the moment for 7 night cruises on the Mediterranean in May, September and October this year.
Costa Serenas‘ Ancient Treasures cruises will be departing May 24 and 31, September 24and 27 and October 11 from Venice. She will visit Bari in Italy on the first day out, then take you to Olympia in Greece, Ismir in Turkey, Istanbul, a day at sea before Dubrovnik and back to Venice.
Costa Mediterranea will take 10 nights and departs just once on 12 October. She will sail from Savona in Italy to Naples. From there she goes to Messina followed by a day at sea before reaching Athens. Next port is Limassol in Cyprus, then Marmaris, Turkey, Santorini, Greece, Katakolon, Greece and a day at sea before returning to Savona.
Fares start at $970 for the Costa Serena’s cruises and $1230 for the Costa Mediterraneana.
These Earlybird fares have just been released – but if you are interested contact me and I will check out availability for you – of course making sure you get the best deal for your money.
I’m at the agency between 9 and 5 so you can call me on 02 9968 1600 – or email
[NOTE: The Holland-America Volendam Sydney-Singapore cruise – see earlier post below – is now fully booked. Sorry to disappoint so many enquirers, cruise holidays have become very popular.]

Cruise News 30 December 2008

There are some excellent deals coming up at the moment. Here are a couple to whet your appetite…

  • Costa Cruises, Classica, has berths on their 5-night cruise from Shanghai, China to Fukuoka, Japan, on to Cheju, south Korea and back to Shanghai. Deal includes return economy airfares with Singapore Airlines from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane or Adelaide and one night at the Hyatt on the Bund in Singapore. From $1,799.00 . Sailings 28 August, 16 September and 6 October.
    Email me for a PDF flier with more info – put Japan & Korea in the subject line please.
  • The Athena is using Fremantle and Adelaide as home ports. There are 16 cruises, the first left on December 20, taking in Asia, Bali, WA coast, Kangaroo Island and a new 5-night cruise around Tasmania, docking at Devonport, Port Arthur and Hobart.
    The 16,200 ton Athena takes 600 passengers and has a wrap-around promenade deck, a pool, gifness centre, five bars and lounges, cinema, formal and casual restaurants.
    Please ask me for more information, the 2009/2010 brochure will be out in January but meanwhile I can send you a PDF… just put Athena in the subject line. For a photo of the Athena and more technical info check out shipspotting