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NEW: Fairy Tale of New York: DST USA EXT 24260

12 June 2018, 09:48

NEW: Fairy Tale of New York

Saga’s new ship Spirit of Discovery to cross Atlantic for Christmas and New Year cruise


  • Party beneath the stars in Bermuda
  • Join cast of onboard Broadway-style show
  • Sail into Key West, Miami and the Caribbean
  • Overnight moorings in New York and Bermuda

Saga’s new ship Spirit of Discovery is set to make her first Atlantic crossing in time for guests to celebrate Christmas 2019 on the other side of ‘The Pond’.

The 35-night epic voyage starts from home with Saga’s much revered door-to-door chauffeur service taking the strain to transport guests to Southampton on December 5, 2019 where the Spirit of Discovery truly begins with featured calls including the Caribbean, America and Bermuda.

In America, the 999-guest ship cruises along the east coast from tropical Key West to Miami and Cape Canaveral, while in the Caribbean, guests can travel by tram into Harrison’s Cave in Barbados and spot exotic birdlife in Dominica. 

There are two overnight moorings; the first in New York to see the iconic streets decked ready for the big event with Christmas lights aplenty, followed by Bermuda to welcome in the New Year.

The elegant ship, dressed in festive decorations, offers a special Christmas to remember with fine cuisine – plus entertainment including music from steel bands and Latin music by local performers.

Guests can also rehearse and perform in a Broadway-style show on board Spirit of Discovery as she sails across the Atlantic. This really is a historic voyage as the first new Saga ship to make the crossing on a Fairy Tale of New York cruise!

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35 nights from £9,639 departing on December 5, 2019.Price includes UK travel package to and from Southampton, all meals and entertainment, choice of table wines at lunch and dinner, afternoon tea, 24-hour room service, welcome cocktail party, unlimited tea and coffee in selected venues, free wifi, all onboard gratuities, porterage, free shuttle bus to nearest town centre (whenever possible and when the ship is berthed more than 500 yards away), optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a discount if passenger has own insurance.

All excursions mentioned are optional, at an additional cost, and are subject to availability and change. Some of the highlights detailed may only be seen on optional excursions or by exploring independently.

Price based on two people sharing a balcony cabin and includes any relevant booking discount. Fare was correct at the time of sending and is subject to availability and change. Further terms and conditions apply.


Saga’s first new ship, Spirit of Discovery replaces Saga Pearl II in July 2019 while Saga’s second ship, Spirit of Adventure, is planned to enter service in 2020. Both ships will host 999 guests and 517 crew members.

Spirit of Discovery will be a 58,250 gross tons vessel measuring 774.3ft in length and a maximum beam of 102.4ft

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