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Grand Voyages

A Grand Voyage is longer and broader in scope than a typical cruise. It is often staffed by the most experienced crew and features special theme nights and events.
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Grand Asia or Grand Pacific Voyage
Grand Voyages involving Asia or the Pacific are a spectacular way to explore the Far East or hop between tranquil South Pacific islands while only unpacking once. Often, these voyages will be roundtrip U.S. or feature just one international flight.
Grand Mediterranean or Grand Europe Voyage
A perfect way to explore Europe’s magnificent history, architecture and beauty. Itineraries generally encompass the entire Mediterranean region, and may also include parts of northern Africa or northern Europe.
Grand South America & Antarctica Voyages
Cruise around the entire continent of South America. Highlights often include the Brazilian Amazon, scenic cruising in Antarctica and options to visit Machu Picchu or Iguazu Falls.
Grand Africa Voyage
A Grand Africa voyage showcases the dazzling wildlife and breathtaking natural landscapes of Africa. Typically roundtrip U.S., circumnavigate the African continent and enjoy overnight stays that allow for game drives or safaris and other enriching cultural experiences.
Grand Australia Voyage
Cruise around the distant shores of Australia and explore its iconic cities. A full circumnavigation takes you to lesser-visited destinations on the western coast. Itineraries may start and finish in Australia, or could involve a roundtrip or one-flight option from the U.S.
Grand Arctic Voyage
High-tech maritime technology and luxurious cruise ship amenities allow for comfortable exploration of Arctic waters and the wildlife that inhabits these regions. These cruises may involve Iceland and Greenland, the Northwest or Northeast Passage, or other infrequently visited, fascinating destinations.
Why go on a Grand Voyage?
Taking a Grand Voyage has many advantages. The length of the cruise, usually several weeks or up to a few months, allows for greater exploration of the region you're visiting. There will be more overnights in port so you can experience the culture and sights for a longer period of time. Grand Voyages include many enrichment activities on board that will entertain and enlighten you about the places you're visiting.

The onboard staff goes all out to help you maximize your enjoyment, and there are special events such as theme nights that help you experience the local cuisine and culture more fully.

All of this happens on one seamless vacation where you don't have to worry about packing and unpacking between each destination. Plus, the itinerary will often be roundtrip U.S. or may only feature one international flight. If the cruise does start or end overseas, there may also be an option to extend the voyage to get there or return via cruise ship.
What are the benefits of booking a Grand Voyage?

Cruise lines lavish truly wonderful amenities upon their guests on a Grand Voyage. They will vary by cruise line and voyage, but examples may include:

  • Free or reduced airfare
  • Free transfers between the airport and ship
  • Overnight hotel accommodations prior to embarkation
  • A more in-depth enrichment program on and off the ship with guest lecturers or highly-qualified expedition leaders
  • Uniquely curated shore events
  • Theme nights with customized menus and dress-up options
  • Special pillow gifts
  • Shipboard credit you can spend on shore tours or spa services
  • Special services, such as luggage, laundry or visa service

These luxuries are meant to give you a feeling that you're truly at home while at sea. They add up to an unforgettable combination of memorable destinations and special pampering not found on shorter cruises.
We can provide you with specific details for each cruise when you contact us.

Why should I reserve my Grand Voyage through Cruise Specialists?
On select Grand Voyages, Cruise Specialists clients benefit from a helpful Voyage Host, private cocktail parties, an exclusive shore tour program or shipboard credit.

Most of all, we can save you time and money in selecting the Grand Voyage that is right for you. We specialize in these types of longer voyages and can answer any questions you may have, including finding the perfect stateroom or suite that aligns with your preferences.
Need help deciding which grand voyage will live up to your dream vacation?
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