Celestyal Launches ‘Wave Season’ Savings Up to 60% on 2023 & 2024 Itineraries

December 15, 2022

ATHENS – Celestyal, the award-winning, number one choice for travelers to the Greek Islands and the Eastern Mediterranean, has announced its ‘Go Further, Get Closer Wave Season’ campaign with savings up to 60 percent off Celestyal’s most popular 2023 and 2024 itineraries booked from now until February  28, 2023.

Prices start as low as $339* on the three-night ‘Iconic Aegean’ itinerary, which is normally priced at $840, reflecting a savings of 60 percent. The popular seven-night, ‘Idyllic Aegean’ itinerary, which is normally priced at $1,650 has been reduced by more than 40 percent to just $889*. The three-night ‘Iconic Aegean’ sets sail from Athens and calls upon Mykonos, Kusadasi (Turkey), Patmos, Crete (Heraklion), and Santorini. The seven-night ‘Idyllic Aegean’ begins in Athens and visits Thessaloniki, Kusadasi (Turkey), Crete (Heraklion), Santorini, Mykonos, and Milos. As these are some of Celestyal’s most desirable and popular itineraries and the lowest prices are only available on select sailings, guests are encouraged to book early to avoid disappointment.

To offer guests more flexibility and a more personalized experience, Celestyal offers two fare tiers, allowing guests to select the amenities and shore excursions to customize their vacation. Value for money ‘Inclusive’ fares include complimentary dining and select drinks with meals, entertainment, daily activities, port charges and gratuities.  Guests will also receive a pre-bookable shore excursion discount of $80, per person that they can apply to the shore excursion experience of their choice. During the ‘Go Further. Get Closer’ campaign, travelers can upgrade to the ‘enhanced’ fare for as low as $170, per person, based on double occupancy, on three- and four-night itineraries, and for $260 on seven-night itineraries. The ‘enhanced value add fare’ provides guests with an unlimited premium drinks package, daily hour of complimentary Wi-Fi, 25 percent discount on Specialty Dining and a pre-bookable shore excursion discount of $170, per person.

The Celestyal Olympia in Patmos. (Photo: Celestyal)

Offers are also available on the four-night ‘Iconic Aegean’ sailing from Athens to Mykonos, Kusadasi (Turkey), Patmos, Rhodes, and Santorini, with prices starting at $459* and can be upgraded to ‘enhanced’ for $190 compared with the regular price of $1,080. The limited departures of the seven-night ‘Eclectic Aegean’ itinerary is also featured in the campaign, starting at $1,029* compared with the regular price of $1,650. This itinerary departs Athens and calls upon Constantinople in Turkey and Thessaloniki, Volos, Kavala, and Santorini in Greece.

Savings are also featured on Celestyal’s seven-night ‘Three Continents’ cruise, which visits Egypt, Israel, Cyprus, Turkey and Greece, starting at just $679* compared with $1,650. The October 14 and October 21 special ‘Steps of Paul’ sailings, which departs Athens and visits Thessaloniki, Kavala, and Patmos in Greece and Constantinople, Dikili and Kusadasi in Turkey is priced starting at $1,289* compared with $1,650 outside of the promotional period.

For those looking to celebrate the holidays at sea, Celestyal is offering special savings on its 11-night, December 16 Christmas sailing. This holiday itinerary departs Athens and visits Thessaloniki, Crete (Agios Nikolaos) in Greece along with Izmir, Antalya (Turkey), Egypt, Israel and Cyprus. This unique itinerary gives guests a once in a lifetime experience of spending Christmas in the Holy Land and is priced at $1,329* compared with $2,390. This itinerary can be upgraded to ‘enhanced’ for $360, per person. For those looking for a longer cruise experience, Celestyal is also including the 19-night special Christmas and New Years’ itinerary. The cruise begins in Athens and visits Thessaloniki, Rhodes, Crete (Heraklion and Agios Nikolaos) and Volos in Greece and Izmir, Antalya, Kusadasi and Constantinople in Turkey, where guests can ring in the New Year and be treated to a special holiday fireworks display, along with Egypt, Israel and Cyprus. These sailings are normally priced at $3,550 but starts as low as $2,259* during ‘Go Further. Get Closer.’  It can also be upgraded to ‘enhanced’ for an additional $540, per person.

*All prices quoted are per person, based on a double occupancy of the stateroom and are quoted in U.S. dollars. The offer is valid for new, individual bookings made between December 12, 2022, and February 28, 2023.

For more information https://celestyal.com/us/, contact your professional Travel Advisor or call 1-877-337-4665.


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