Sailing on Crystal for an Antarctic White Christmas

Crystal is currently advertising a sizable savings on their very unique 18-day Antarctic sailing, departing December 21, 2013. Through August 30, 2013, passengers who book the itinerary, which sails to Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Falkland Islands, Drake Passage, Cape Horn, and the Chilean Fjords ( multiple excursions to the Antarctic continent) will save $600 per person.

Due to the strict environmental regulations, these types of sailings are very limited- in fact, it’s the only one of its kind for 2013 and 2014. Guests will be able to fly, hike, and zodiac over and on the continent, viewing Air Force homes, penguin breeding grounds, and the picturesque scenery of King George and Ardley Islands. Onboard speakers include an Antarctic expedition book author, climate change researcher, shark conservationist, and CBS News correspondent.

This cruise is for perfect for nature lovers; guests can expect to see volcanos, waterfalls, humpback whales, and marine elephants – but also has a cultural element, exploring wine, cuisine, and culture in major South American cities.

Since it this voyage travels over the holiday season, the Crystal Symphony will be beautifully decorated, and will celebrate with gourmet Christmas feasts, a champagne New Year’s gala, religious services, junior cruiser events (including Santa), and more.