Azamara 2019 Release Highlights
Offering voyages with more late departures and overnight stays than other cruise lines, Azamara provides travellers with the chance to truly immerse themselves in destinations. The cruise line’s 2019 season features exciting itineraries that visit a record 250 ports, including 45 maiden ports in 69 countries. Below, the Cruiseabout team has highlighted some of the top inclusions to get excited about.
For the first time, Azamara will be transporting its guests to the unspoiled wilderness of Alaska. On 11 amazing voyages between May and September in 2019, passengers will visit a range of ports and witness the unique sights of this stunning part of the world. Spanning between 8-10 days, the itineraries will feature a variety of excursions, including scenic drives, visits to museums and galleries, fresh seafood tasting, cooking demonstrations, helicopter rides, dog sledding and luxurious rail trips.
The cruise line’s Land & Sea Experiences also allow guests to enjoy pre- and post-voyage experiences, including trips to native villages, riverboat cruising, and getting acquainted with some cute Alaskan Huskies.
Catering for cruisers with niche interests, Azamara’s Special Events Voyages capture the excitement and wonder of events and festivals around the globe. Find yourself experiencing the glitz and glamour of the Cannes Film Festival, the adrenaline and thrills of the Monaco Grand Prix, or the splendour of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
Other itineraries to keep an eye out for include a round-trip California Wine Cruise from LA and the Annular Solar Eclipse voyage across the Indian Ocean. For golf enthusiasts, Azamara also introduces 8 new trips, which include The British Open and The Masters Tournament.
Finally, on the 14-night Tall Sails & Remembrance Cruise, which departs on 28 May, 2019, passengers will be able to experience the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, as well as the beautiful sights of the Rouen Festival in France.
Country Intensive Voyages
Azamara’s Country Intensive Voyages help guests fully experience the sights, sounds, smells and more of countries. Azamara’s collection of Country Intensive Voyages include trips to New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Italy, Croatia, France, Mexico and Greece. Japan is one of the latest countries to be featured and guests can look forward to calling at 13 ports during 15 days spent navigating different parts of the country.
Early bird benefits
When travellers book an Azamara voyage at least 12 months in advance, they will receive up to US$1,000 of onboard credit to use on Cruise Global, Connect Local shore excursions. These specially curated shore excursions include everything from making cheese in Italy to cycling past windmills in Holland.
Does an Azamara cruise in 2019 sound like your next travel adventure? Do you want to make the most of the early booking benefits? Make your plans a reality now by giving us a call on 1300 954 661. Our experienced and friendly cruise consultants can take care of the rest, including your flights, travel insurance and accommodation before and after your cruise!
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