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Crystal Symphony to sail Caribbean this winter, Endeavor sets US debut

New itineraries for Crystal Symphony, here, and expedition ship Crystal Endeavor
Crystal Symphony will sail a winter season of new Caribbean cruises, while Crystal Endeavor will make its US debut from PortMiami in October.

Crystal Symphony, about to begin voyages from Boston to Bermuda Aug. 22, followed by New York to Bermuda cruises starting Sept. 24, will redeploy southward in late November.

Through March 2022, the ship will sail an all-new series of 14 seven-night voyages and two 10- and 11-night holiday itineraries to the Lesser Antilles, the Virgin Islands and the Bahamas' Out Islands.

Crystal Symphony’s Caribbean season will launch Nov. 26 with a seven-night voyage from New York to Nassau. Following that are five 'Luxury Antilles Interlude' cruises from Miami to San Juan, five 'Luxury Caribbean Kaleidoscope' cruises from San Juan to Miami and three 'Blissful Bahamian Luxury' cruises round-trip Miami.

Best available cruise fares starting at $1,999 include up to $1,500 in Book Now Savings with $125 shipboard credit per person. Solo fares start at $125%. Travelers may combine voyages with 5% savings.

Seven-night cruises are also combinable with Crystal Symphony’s 10-night 'Connoisseur’s Caribbean Holiday,' Dec. 18-29, and 11-night 'Tropical New Year’s Celebration,' Dec. 29-Jan. 8,  round-trip Miami with 5% savings.

Crystal Endeavor adds two Iceland voyages

New expedition ship Crystal Endeavor extended its Iceland inaugural season with two new September voyages. This makes a sixth 10-night 'Luxury Iceland Expedition' Sept. 5 round-trip Reykjavik and a new 13-night 'Iceland to the Thames River: Isles of the North Atlantic' journey Sept. 15.

This overnights in Reykjavík before exploring Iceland, the Arctic Circle, Faroe Islands, Orkney Islands and Shetland Islands, with a call at remote Fair Isle, concluding with overnight visits to Leith (for Edinburgh), where Crystal Endeavor will dock for the night steps from the Royal Yacht Britannia, followed by a cruise up the Thames to dock in the heart of London.

Replaces cruises with Norway calls

These sailings replace previously scheduled itineraries that included calls in Norway, which has imposed new travel restrictions.

Fares for the Sept. 5 voyage start at $13,999 including limited-time Book Now Savings of $3,000 and $300 shipboard credit. Combining with the Iceland-Thames trip gives 5% savings.

US debut

Another new itinerary will give the rare opportunity for US travelers to embark from a close-to-home port for Crystal Endeavor.

The new nine-night 'Expedition Yachting: Caribbean Mystique' will sail from Miami to San Juan Oct. 25, calling at Great Exuma and Man of War Bay, Inagua Island, Bahamas; White Bay and Great Harbor (overnight) on Jost Van Dyke and Norman Island in the British Virgin Islands; Gustavia, St. Barts; and Saba, Netherlands; concluding at San Juan.

Fares start at $13,999 including limited-time Book Now Savings of $3,000 and $300 shipboard credit. Solo fares start at 150%.