What Is Included on a Swan Hellenic Cruise?

This is a beyond amazing cruise line – read the review here:


With a Swan Hellenic cruise, the following are included in your cruise fare:

  • Regional flights to the port of embarkation and/or disembarkation (ONLY available for Antarctica cruises starting or ending in Ushuaia; Arctic cruises starting and ending in Longyearbyen and Kangerlussuaq)
    • Group return transfers from the airport to the cruise port (via our included accommodation where applicable)
    • We did this in Ireland and the transportation was very nice on a modern mini bus.
  • One-night pre-cruise accommodation with breakfast in a 4/5-star hotel or onboard
    • Lovely stay
  • All meals onboard
    • The meals are fantastic, you will never be hungry – see posting about the restaurants onboard
  • 24-hour cabin service
    • Fantastic coffee and a club sandwich that was beyond delicious
  • Coffee, tea, soft drinks, and selected alcoholic beverages available 24 hours per day
    • Swan Hellenic ships have super-automatic espresso machines like a small cafe. The machines do everything for you, including grinding, tamping, pulling the shot and frothing the milk. They are often called bean-to-cup machines.
  • Lecture programs by our experienced expedition team and guest speakers
    • Fantastic speakers
  • Standard WiFi
    • Worked in most places that we visited on a Scottish Highlands voyage
  • Onboard gratuities and port taxes
  • One selected shore excursion/expedition activity per port of call
  • Branded Swan Hellenic expedition parka and use of rubber boots in Polar Regions

Pricing (samples):

  • Spirit of the Celts – V1424052411 – Dates 05/24/24 – 06/04/24
    • SH Vega, 11 Nights, Price From $ 8,100 per person, double occupancy
  • Spirit of Antarctica – V3323122211 – Dates: 12/22/23 – 01/02/24
    • SH Vega, 11 Nights, Price From – $ 14,385 per person, double occupancy
  • Iceland in Depth – V2123080608 – Dates: 08/06/23 – 08/14/23
    • SH Vega, 8 Nights, Price From – $ 4,411 per person, double occupancy
  • Svalbard Explored – V1723070607 – Dates: 07/06/23 – 07/13/23
    • SH Vega, 7 Nights, Price From $ 8,992 per person, double occupancy

If you have an interest in booking a Swan Hellenic cruise, please contact me directly. heidi@allthingscruise.com or CruiseCompete.com Support customersupport@cruisecompete.com

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