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Crystal CruisesCrystal Cruises

Cruise Style: Luxury 

Winner of accolades and awards for “World’s Best Cruise Line,” Crystal Cruises offers the grandeur of the past with all the modern touches discerning passengers demand. These elegant ships sail the world over affording their guest’s six-star service, elegant staterooms (at least half with private verandahs), a variety of dining options, and outstanding entertainment and enrichment programs.

Special Features  

No detail is too small to overlook to provide passengers with the best imaginable experience. Intimate Asian and Italian restaurants are popular alternatives to the main two-seating dining rooms. Off menu requests are honored with ease by a professional, seasoned staff that strives to provide the most gracious service possible. Even full-course vegetarian meals are sublime.

A delightful daily event is afternoon tea in the Palm Court, caviar is available to all guests upon request, and there is no additional charge for dining in the alternative specialty restaurants—just a few of the special touches appreciated by Crystal’s well-traveled passengers. Formal attire is required on designated evenings. 

Butlers provide exquisite service to guests ensconced in the top category suites.

Cruise Itineraries

Caribbean; Panama Canal; Mexico; Alaska; New England/Canada; The Orient; South America; Europe; Africa; The Middle East; Transatlantic.

There are very few spots on the globe untouched by Crystal’s three-ship fleet. 

Your Shipmates  

Affluent couples, from their late-30’s to retirees, are drawn to Crystal Cruises’ destination rich itineraries and the ships’ elegant ambiance.

Junior Cruisers

Adult-oriented, Crystal Cruises reserves the right to restrict the number of children under age three traveling with their parents and is unable to accommodate children less than six months of age. Dedicated children’s facilities are staffed by counselors during holiday periods and select cruises when warranted by the number of children onboard. Age-appropriate programs are offered for children and teens from age three to 17. Self-service laundry facilities are a convenience for families.

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Crystal Cruises
2049 Century Park East, Suite 1400
Los Angeles, CA  90067

Crystal Society - Benefits for past passengers

Related article: Cruise Ships & Dry-dock ~ A lot of water passes under their keels. So, for cruise liners, the equivalent of a trip to a health spa is the dry-dock. Follow the steps Crystal Cruises took to maintain and enhance the luxurious Crystal Symphony. Illustrated with photos courtesy of Crystal Cruises.

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