You might want to brush up on your Portuguese and Spanish for this awesome Transatlantic Repositioning cruise. You might also want to act fast to take advantage of the great rates and make all the necessary arrangements. Splendour of the Seas of Royal Caribbean embarks on a 14 night Transatlantic journey from Santos, Brazil on April 26 and arrives at her summer home of Barcelona, Spain on May 9. You can be onboard for as low as $579.
Splendour of the Seas embarks from Santos, Brazil on Friday, April 26, 2014 at 5pm for a 14 night cruise across the Atlantic Ocean to Barcelona, Spain. She arrives in Barcelona at 6am on Friday, May 9. Along the way, Splendour makes four port calls, two off the coast of South America and two on the eastern side of the pond.
First up is Rio de Janeiro just up the coast from Santos in Brazil. Splendour of the Seas is docked at this party city from 8am until 5pm. Unfortunately, that means no nightlife but lots of time on the beach.
After a full day at sea, Splendour makes her next port call at Salvador, Brazil on Monday, April 28 from 9am until 5pm. This city with a metro population of around 3.6 million is dubbed Brazil’s ‘Capital of Happiness’. Want the full name? It’s Sao Salvador da Bahia de Todos os Santos...
Say goodbye to land for the next six full days. Splendour arrives at her next stop on Monday, May 5. She is in port at Tenerife from 9am until 5pm. Tenerife is the largest and most populous of Spain’s Canary Islands.
After another full day at sea in which the ship passes through the Strait of Gibraltar, Splendour of the Seas arrives at Malaga, Spain at 12pm on Wednesday, May 7. She stays at this port on the southern Spanish coastline of the Mediterranean Sea until eight in the evening.
Right now, an inside stateroom can be hand on Splendour of the Seas for this cruise for as low as $579 per person, based on double occupancy. The additional government fees and taxes amount to $207 which brings the price for two for an inside cabin to as low as $1,572. Are you 55 or older? This price actually trumps the seniors discount by a few dollars per person.
It steps up pretty quick from there. An ocean view cabins starts at $1,269 per person. Add a balcony and the price goes way up to $2,739 per person while suites start at $2,949 per person.
Built at Chantiers de l’Atlantique in St. Nazaire, France, Splendour of the Seas has been in service for Royal Caribbean since 1996. She is the second oldest of six Royal Caribbean Vision Class ships. This is a small ship with a gross tonnage of 69,130. Splendour is 264 metres or 866 feet in length and has ten decks accessible to the capacity 2,076 passengers. There are typically 750 crew members onboard.
The Small Print
·Because of the nature of last minute deals, the pricing printed here is fleeting and could change at any time.
·Prices are in Canadian dollars.
·Most meals are included in a typical cruise price but DRINKS ARE NOT!
·Also not included are gratuities.
·Cruise pricing does not include air fare, ground transfers and hotel accommodations before and after the cruise.