Around The World In 180 Days With Oceania Cruises In 2017
Oceania Cruises has announced a new 180-day Around the World cruise aboard Oceania Insignia.
The cruise, scheduled to depart on 6th January 2017, will see Oceania Insignia sailing six continents, visiting 36 countries, 98 ports of call and offering 50 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Stops in Ireland, Spain and Turkey also feature. The 180-day cruise is the fourth in a series of epic globetrotting adventures offered by Oceania Cruises and represents the longest and most comprehensive world cruise itinerary in the entire industry.
Embarking from Miami on 6th January 2017, Insignia will set sail for the Caribbean before continuing on a southern course to South America, passing through the Panama Canal and making several calls in Central America. After departing San Diego, Insignia will cruise the Pacific en-route to the Hawaiian Islands, French Polynesia, American Samoa, Fiji, Vanuatu and New Caledonia. After several stops in Australia and New Zealand, she will cross the Timor Sea to Indonesia and explore the Java Sea before passing through the Karimata Strait to Malaysia. Insignia will then call on Brunei, the Philippines, Taiwan, China, Vietnam, Thailand and India.
From Asia she will cross the Arabian Sea to the United Arab Emirates and Oman. Egypt and Jordan are visited before she passes through the Suez Canal and on to Israel and southern Turkey. Insignia will then visit coastal cities in Greece, Italy and Spain before reaching Gibraltar and re-entering the Atlantic Ocean. She will continue sailing the Atlantic coast of Spain and call on cities in Portugal and France before cruising the Celtic and Irish Seas with several stops in Ireland. Insignia will then cross the Atlantic, arriving in Newfoundland before cruising up the St. Lawrence River to Quebec. She will then visit the New England coast, New York City and overnight in historic Charleston, before returning to Miami on 6th July.
Around the World in 180 Days Overnight Calls
Oceania Insignia will have 16 overnight calls during her 180-day adventure and they are:
Bali (Benoa), Indonesia – 16th - 17th March
Hong Kong, China – 30th - 31st March
Hanoi (Ha Long Bay), Vietnam – 2nd - 3rd April
Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam – 6th - 7th April
Singapore, Singapore – 13th - 14th April
Bangkok, Thailand – 9th - 10th April
Rangoon, Burma (Yangon, Myanmar) – 18th - 20th April (Two nights)
Mumbai, India – 27th - 28th April
Luxor (Safaga), Egypt – 12th - 13th May
Jerusalem (Haifa), Israel – 16th - 17th May
Seville (Cádiz), Spain – 29th - 30th May
Lisbon, Portugal – 31st May - 1st June
Bordeaux, France – 5th - 6th June
New York, New York – 27th - 28th June
St. George, Bermuda – 30th June - 1st July
Charleston, South Carolina – 3rd- 4th July
Around the World in 180 Days exclusive shore-side events:
Volcanoes National Park & Volcano Winery, Hilo, Hawaii – 27th January
Polynesian Lagoon Luncheon, Bora Bora, French Polynesia – 7th February
Aberdeen Marina Club Dinner, Hong Kong – 30th March
Singapore Flyer: Dinner in the Sky, Singapore – 13th April
Evening at Traditional Seville Fair, Seville, Spain – 29th May
Book Your Around the World in 180-Days voyage with The Cruise Line
Bookings for the Around the World in 180 Days cruise open on 29th July 2015. Guests reserving their suite or stateroom by 30th September 2015 will receive Bonus Savings of up to 43%. In addition, guests will receive the Exclusive Prestige Package, which includes:
Free Gratuities - a value up to $8,200
Free Onboard Medical Care
Free Unlimited Internet
Free Laundry Services
Free Exclusive Shore0side Events
Free 1-Night Pre-Cruise Luxury Hotel Stay
$1,000 Shipboard Credit Per-Stateroom
Free Transfers between Hotel and Ship
Accommodation grades available range from inside staterooms, ocean-view staterooms and verandah staterooms, to Penthouse, Vista and Owner’s Suites.
Call one of our Luxury Cruise Experts today to register your interest in this incredible 180-day voyage aboard Oceania Insignia – 0800 008 6677.