Crystal Cruises Raises Rates On 19 Cruises and Releases 'Book Now' Deadlines

Crystal Cruises raised rates from $200-$1,000 per couple on 19 cruises for 2012 and 2013. Current Book Now fares, announced on March 1, expire on April 30 and June 30 for 2012 and 2013 voyages. Early booking specials can save couples as much as $4,600 off Crystal’s 2013 World Cruise.

The line’s Book Now promotion provides travelers with a two-month window for the lowest rates on every worldwide cruise aboard Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity. Every 60 days Crystal is reviewing its pricing on each cruise.  Since the Book Now pricing program was launched in Sept. 2011, Crystal has raised fares with each booking deadline. Additional price increases are expected on April 30 for 2012 cruises and June 30 for 2013 voyages.

Traveling the world, Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity will visit 182 ports-of-call in 59 countries on 60 itineraries worldwide in 2012, 64 voyage options, visiting 226 ports and 62 countries in 2013. Destination choices include the western and eastern Mediterranean, Black Sea, North Cape, western Europe, Greek Isles, Baltic & Russia, China, Japan, southeast Asia, Australia, South Pacific, South America, New England/Canada, Panama Canal, British Isles, Canary Islands and Mexican Riviera on itineraries of seven to 98 days.

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