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Roundtrip Airfare, Expedition Excursions and More
Cruise Line:
Atlas Ocean Voyages
Ship(s): World Navigator | World Traveller
Departure: 11/1/2022 to 3/26/2023
Length: 9 to 20 Nights
Starting from
$8,159
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7 to 12-Night Mediterranean Cruises
Cruise Line:
Atlas Ocean Voyages
Ship(s): World Navigator | World Traveller
Departure: 5/10/2023 to 10/1/2023
Length: 7 to 12 Nights
Starting from
$5,599
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Luxury Accommodations, Shore Excursions and More
Cruise Line:
Atlas Ocean Voyages
Ship(s): World Navigator | World Traveller
Departure: 10/4/2022 to 5/10/2023
Length: 9 to 14 Nights
Starting from
$5,399
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Guided Expedition Landings and More
Cruise Line:
PONANT
Departure: 11/17/2022 to 3/14/2024
Length: 12 to 17 Days
Starting from
$9,470
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Water Sports, Open Bar and More
Cruise Line:
PONANT
Departure: 4/23/2023 to 10/7/2023
Length: 11 to 16 Days
Starts: Darwin | Broome | Bali
Starting from
$8,020
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Pre-paid Gratuities, Complimentary Beverages and More
Cruise Line:
PONANT
Departure: 7/24/2023 to 8/27/2023
Length: 8 to 11 Days
Starting from
$4,190
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79-Day Stockholm to Istanbul
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
Departure: 7/25/2023
Length: 79 Days
Starts: Stockholm, Sweden
Starting from
$48,240
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Luxury Yacht Cruising, Shipboard Credit and More
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
Departure: 2/11/2023 to 3/16/2024
Length: 7 to 18 Days
Starting from
$2,799
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Shipboard Credit and Watersports
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
Departure: 12/22/2022 to 4/25/2024
Length: 7 Days
Starts: Papeete, Tahiti
Starting from
$3,499
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Back-to-Back Voyages with Free Laundry Service
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
Departure: 10/29/2022 to 11/27/2023
Length: 14 to 33 Days
Starting from
$3,099
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Shipboard Credit and More
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
Departure: 10/6/2022 to 10/31/2023
Length: 7 to 22 Days
Starting from
$2,899
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7 to 18-Day Greece Cruises
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
Departure: 10/18/2022 to 10/12/2023
Length: 7 to 16 Days
Starting from
$3,099
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7 to 23-Day Alaska Cruises
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
Departure: 6/9/2023 to 8/28/2023
Length: 7 to 23 Days
Starting from
$4,999
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Shipboard Credit and More
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
Departure: 11/3/2022 to 3/18/2023
Length: 7 to 18 Days
Starting from
$1,899
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Enriching, All-Inclusive, Luxury 5-Star River Cruises in Southeast Asia
Cruise Line:
Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours
Departure: 10/7/2023 to 5/14/2024
Length: 8 to 13 Days
Starts: Ho Chi Minh City l Siem Reap
Starting from
$3,195
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8 to 11-Day Roundtrip Porto
Cruise Line:
Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours
Departure: 11/6/2022 to 11/13/2023
Length: 8 to 11 Days
Starts: Roundtrip Porto, Portugal
Starting from
$4,495
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5 to 8-Day Danube River Cruises
Cruise Line:
Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours
Departure: 4/8/2023 to 10/26/2023
Length: 5 to 8 Days
Starting from
$2,195
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Shore Excursions, Unlimited Beverages and More
Cruise Line:
Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours
Ship(s): Scenic Eclipse I | Scenic Eclipse II
Departure: 3/6/2023 to 10/22/2024
Length: 9 to 22 Days
Starting from
$6,341
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All-Verandah Suites, Included Shore Excursions and WiFi
Cruise Line:
Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours
Ship(s): Scenic Eclipse I | Scenic Eclipse II
Departure: 4/13/2023 to 5/18/2024
Length: 9 to 19 Days
Starting from
$8,191
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5-Star Luxury, Pre-Paid Gratuities and More
Cruise Line:
Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours
Departure: 4/10/2023 to 9/25/2023
Length: 8 Days
Starting from
$3,545
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Prepaid Gratuities and More
Cruise Line:
Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours
Departure: 4/21/2023 to10/10/2023
Length: 8 to 11 Days
Starting from
$4,145
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Shipboard Credit, Shore Excursions and More
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
Departure: 5/5/2023 to 10/17/2024
Length: 7 to 15 Days
Starting from
$3,450
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Shipboard Credit, Transfers, Pre-paid Gratuities and more!
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
Departure: 12/27/2022 to 12/21/2024
Length: 7 to 16 Days
Starting from
$4,800
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Private Executive Transfers, Shipboard Credit, Host and more
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
Ship(s): Silver Muse l Silver Whisper l Silver Nova
Departure: 12/20/2022 to 12/20/2024
Length: 12 to 16 Days
Starting from
$9,600
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5 to 6-Day Antarctica Bridge Cruises
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
Departure: 1/6/2023 to 2/12/2024
Length: 5 to 9 Days
Starts: King George Island, Antarctica
Starting from
$17,500
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Guided Zodiac Excursions, Expedition Team and More
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
Departure: 10/10/2022 to 4/26/2023
Length: 12 to 25 Days
Starting from
$13,200
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Guided Zodiac Excursions, Expedition Team and More
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
Departure: 10/16/2022 to 11/2/2023
Length: 9 to 30 Days
Starting from
$3,950
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59-Day Melbourne to Osaka
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
Departure: 1/16/2023
Length: 59 Days
Starts: Melbourne, Australia
Starting from
$40,700
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Shipboard Credit, Roundtrip Air and Exclusive Events
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
Departure: 1/6/2023 to 1/26/2024
Length: 59 to 131 Days
Starting from
$41,200
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66-Day Lisbon to Athens
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
Departure: 10/6/2023
Length: 66 Days
Starts: Lisbon, Portugal
Starting from
$38,600
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7 to 28-Day Inaugural Season Cruises
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
Departure: 7/15/2023 to 4/16/2024
Length: 7 to 28 Days
Starting from
$6,000
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All-Inclusive Luxury, Shore Excursions and More
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
Departure: 8/1/2023 to 5/5/2024
Length: 6 to 66 Days
Starting from
$4,150
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Shipboard Credit, Roundtrip Air and More
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
Departure: 1/15/2024
Length: 133 Days
Starts: San Francisco, California
Starting from
$66,000
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Shipboard Credit, Roundtrip Air and More
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
Departure: 1/13/2025
Length: 136 Days
Starts: Tokyo, Japan
Starting from
$76,000
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Alluring Solo Fares, Expedition Team and More
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
Ship(s): Silver Spirit | Silver Cloud
Departure: 12/8/2022 to 2/26/2024
Length: 12 to 32 Days
Starting from
$5,000
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Shipboard Credit, Shore Excursions and More
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
Departure: 10/4/2022 to 12/10/2023
Length: 7 to 31 Days
Starting from
$3,650
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Onboard Host, Exclusive Shore Event and More
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
Departure: 5/11/2023 to 8/31/2023
Length: 7 to 14 Days
Starts: Anchorage (Seward) | Vancouver, B.C.
Starting from
$2,950
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Business Class Air, Shipboard Credit and Exclusive Events
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
Departure: 1/9/2023
Length: 139 Days
Starts: Sydney, Australia
Starting from
$74,000
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5 to 20-Day Antarctic Expeditions
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
Ship(s): Silver Cloud Expedition | Silver Wind
Departure: 12/2/2022 to 2/22/2024
Length: 6 to 20 Days
Starting from
$8,950
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Shipboard Credit, Included Gratuities and More
Cruise Line:
Silversea Cruises
Departure: 11/14/2022 to 3/31/2024
Length: 9 to 29 Days
Starting from
$3,950
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WiFi, Pre-paid Gratuities, Shore Excursions, and More
Cruise Line:
Paul Gauguin Cruises
Departure: 8/27/2022 to 10/28/2023
Length: 11 to 14 Nights
Starts: Papeete, Tahiti | Lautoka, Fiji
Starting from
$5,320
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Included Watersports, WiFi and Onboard Gratuities
Cruise Line:
Paul Gauguin Cruises
Departure: 12/28/2022 to 11/08/2023
Length: 10 Days
Starts: Roundtrip Papeete
Starting from
$5,250
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Complimentary Beverages, WiFi, Pre-paid Gratuities and more
Cruise Line:
Paul Gauguin Cruises
Departure: 8/13/2022 to 11/12/2022
Length: 7 Days
Starts: Roundtrip Papeete, Tahiti
Starting from
$3,360
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16 to 36-Day Arabia & Holy Land Cruises
Cruise Line:
Seabourn
Departure: 11/13/2022 to 4/3/2024
Length: 16 to 36 Days
Starting from
$6,779
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Two-Category Veranda Suite Upgrade and Reduced Deposit
Cruise Line:
Seabourn
Departure: 12/05/2022 to 2/6/2024
Length: 14 to 47 Days
Starting from
$6,419
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Business Class Air, Shipboard Credit and More
Cruise Line:
Seabourn
Ship(s): Seabourn Odyssey | Seabourn Quest
Departure: 1/4/2024 | 2/21/2024
Length: 80 Days
Starts: Miami, FL | Sydney, Australia
Starting from
$39,999
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Onboard Host, Exclusive Shore Event and More
Cruise Line:
Seabourn
Ship(s): Seabourn Quest | Seabourn Sojourn
Departure: 1/6/2023
Length: 79 to 80 Days
Starts: Miami, Florida
Starting from
$42,899
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Two-Category Upgrade and More
Cruise Line:
Seabourn
Departure: 5/19/2023 to 10/6/2023
Length: 7 to 14 Days
Starts: Vancouver, B.C. | Juneau, Alaska
Starting from
$3,264
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Two-Category Upgrade, Shipboard Credit and More
Cruise Line:
Seabourn
Ship(s): Seabourn Ovation | Seabourn Sojourn
Departure: 11/29/2022 to 4/1/2023
Length: 7 to 21 Days
Starting from
$3,339
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140-Day Miami to Barcelona
Cruise Line:
Seabourn
Departure: 1/6/2023
Length: 140 Days
Starts: Miami, FL
Starting from
$66,999
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145-Day Los Angeles to Athens
Cruise Line:
Seabourn
Departure: 1/11/2024
Length: 145 Days
Starts: Los Angeles, CA
Starting from
$69,899
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Two-Category Upgrade, Shipboard Credit and More
Cruise Line:
Seabourn
Departure: 6/11/2023 to 9/24/2023
Length: 7 to 21 Days
Starting from
$4,774
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11 to 21-Day Antarctic Expeditions
Cruise Line:
Seabourn
Departure: 11/24/2022 to 11/27/2023
Length: 11 to 21 Days
Starting from
$12,299
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Two-Category Upgrade, Shipboard Credit and More
Cruise Line:
Seabourn
Departure: 11/11/2022 to 12/22/2023
Length: 8 to 21 Days
Starting from
$3,344
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Ocean-Front Suites, Complimentary Drinks and More
Cruise Line:
Seabourn
Departure: 10/9/2022 to 11/19/2023
Length: 7 to 30 Days
Starting from
$3,519
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11 to 16-Day Great Lakes Cruises
Cruise Line:
American Queen Voyages
Ship(s): Ocean Voyager | Ocean Navigator
Departure: 5/17/2023 to 9/29/2023
Length: 11 to 16 Days
Starting from
$4,699
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10-Day Cozumel to Cancun
Cruise Line:
American Queen Voyages
Departure: 11/22/2023 to 12/18/2023
Length: 10 Days
Starts: Cozumel, Mexico
Starting from
$3,799
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Cruise Fare Savings, Pre-Cruise Hotel Stay and Shore Excursions
Cruise Line:
American Queen Voyages
Ship(s): American Duchess | American Countess
Departure: 5/22/2023 to 10/28/2024
Length: 9 Days
Starting from
$2,499
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Pre-Cruise Hotel Stay and Shore Excursions
Cruise Line:
American Queen Voyages
Departure: 12/18/2022 to 12/29/2023
Length: 9 Days
Starts: New Orleans | Memphis
Starting from
$1,899
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Pre-Cruise Hotel Stay and Shore Excursions
Cruise Line:
American Queen Voyages
Departure: 3/19/2023 to 11/19/2023
Length: 9 Days
Starts: Portland (Vancouver), WA | Spokane (Clarkston), WA
Starting from
$2,899
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Relaxed, unregimented and club-like. These are a few ways of describing the lifestyle and pace of a small ship cruise. Most notably, the size of a small ship allows for it to dock or anchor in smaller ports that larger ships cannot reach. Additionally, you’ll enjoy a sense of immediacy and familiarity or recognition by staff that may not be as apparent on larger ships. Feel a refined level of service combined with a friendly attitude, creating an informality that is desirable aboard a smaller ship. Enjoy a greater variety of itinerary options. Public areas and staterooms or suites are proportionally spacious and airy for a ship of its size. There are usually more adults-only or adult-centered activities. You’ll feel pampered and indulged while you experience in-depth discovery of the classic destinations and unique places you visit.

Popular Destinations
You can visit six of the seven continents on a small ship cruise (for Antarctica, we recommend an expedition cruise). Classic cruise ports around the world as well as hidden gems. Greater access to more scenic cruising, such as through fjords and in shallower waters or around tropical islands.
Popular Activities
Adults, mature travelers, destination seekers, culture seekers, foodies, conversationalists, photographers, nature lovers
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Silversea Silver Muse
Silversea Silver Muse
Seabourn Ovation
Seabourn Ovation
Paul Gauguin Cruises
Paul Gauguin Cruises
Atlas Ocean Voyages, World Navigator
Atlas Ocean Voyages, World Navigator
Windstar Cruises
Windstar Cruises
Scenic Eclipse in Valletta, Malta
Scenic Eclipse in Valletta, Malta
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Gillian Clark, CTC
Gillian Clark, CTC
Cruise Consultant
CONTACT GILLIAN
ABOUT GILLIAN
Gillian’s passion for travel has brought her to all seven continents, and she uses those vast and varied travel experiences to ensure her discerning clients ...Read more
Dan Twomey
Dan Twomey
Cruise Consultant
CONTACT DAN
ABOUT DAN
Dan credits his love of travel to his father, an Irishman, who instilled in him the culture of his native country. Since then he has ...Read more
Carol Terhune
Carol Terhune
Cruise Consultant
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ABOUT CAROL
During Carol’s decades in the travel business, she has traveled to Alaska, the Caribbean, Europe, Hawaii, China and her favorite destination of all, Tahiti. ...Read more
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