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Crystal adds St. Maarten as an embarkation port for cruises from August

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Crystal Symphony will operate 15 cruises with the option to sail round-trip Antigua or St. Maarten
Crystal Cruises announced 15 sailings round-trip St. Maarten, as part of Crystal Symphony's previously scheduled 10-night sailings from Antigua.

This gives travelers the option of round-trips from Philipsburg, St. Maarten, or St. John's Antigua. The St. Maarten trips start Aug. 2 and the Antigua trips Aug. 5.

The sailings are open to COVID-19-vaccinated passengers.

Three overnight calls

All of the 15 voyages will also visit Barbados, St. Lucia, Tobago (pending government approval) and Tortola. Crystal Symphony's cruises include overnight stays at St. John's, Philipsburg and Bridgetown, Barbados.

Expands airlift options

St. Maarten's addition expands the air options for as major US cities provide airlift into the country

Reservations for these voyages open May 12. Best available cruise fares start at $2,999 with 'Book Now Savings' of up to $1,000 and on-board credits of $200 per person. Travelers can book with a reduced deposit of 15% and have until 60 days prior to departure to make final payment. Single supplements for these voyages begin at 125%.

Crystal Symphony's itineraries, along with the 10-night Iceland expeditions on Crystal Endeavor and the seven-night Bahamas cruises on Crystal Serenity mean that 97% of Crystal's ocean-going capacity will be operating. Only the yacht Crystal Esprit remains.


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