Saturday 26 July 2008


- Savings of up to 50 per cent on 15 day Bridgetown to Rio de Janeiro voyage departing November 2008 -

Ultra luxury Silversea Cruises is offering fantastic savings on a colourful voyage from Bridgetown, Barbados, to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, departing on 26 November 2008. The all-inclusive voyage onboard the all-suite Silver Cloud will call at 10 fascinating ports, taking in the spectacular sights of this vibrant region.

The Silver Cloud departs from Bridgeton, Barbados, calling at the idyllic islands of Bequia, St Vincent and The Grenadines; St George's - the picturesque capital of Grenada, and Devil's Island in French Guiana – the infamous French penal colony. The vessel then heads south, calling at the captivating Brazilian ports of Fortaleza, the world-class fashion centre; Natal, known as the "Sun Capital"; Recife, founded by the Dutch Prince Maurice of Nassau in 1637; Bahia state's capital, Salvador, and the charming colonial harbour town of Ilheus. The Silver Cloud arrives in Rio de Janeiro on 10 December, allowing guests to explore the dazzling city overnight before disembarking on 11 December.

All-inclusive cruise-only Silver Sailings fares in luxury ocean view suite accommodation start from just US$$5,397 per person, double occupancy.

To complement the voyage, guests can enjoy a post-cruise Land Programme to both the Brazilian and Argentinean sides of the great Iguazú Falls. The two night excursion includes return flights from Rio de Janeiro to Iguazú, two nights' accommodation, meals and transfers, with fares starting from US$2675 per person. Silversea also offers a range of exciting Shore Excursions during the cruise and pre- and post-cruise Silver Sights stays at magnificent hotels in Barbados or Rio de Janeiro.

The Silver Cloud has the luxury and elegance of a private yacht and the services of a five-star hotel, with a crew of 219 to look after a maximum of 296 guests. Fares are all inclusive with all-suite accommodation, complimentary wines, champagnes and spirits, and guests can dine at their leisure in a choice of four gourmet restaurants. The friendly Silversea service is renowned and all gratuities are included.

*Port charges, government fees and taxes are additional. Subject to availability. All costs are based on per person, double occupancy.

For more information please contact Silversea Cruises on +61 2 9255 0600 or toll free 1300 306 872 (Australia) or 0800 701 427 (New Zealand), or visit

Silversea Cruises is recognised as an innovator in the luxury segment, offering guests large-ship amenities aboard four intimate vessels, Silver Cloud, Silver Wind, Silver Shadow, and Silver Whisper, all designed to offer an atmosphere of conviviality and casual elegance.  With the addition of the regal expedition ship Prince Albert II in 2008, the company's itineraries encompass all seven continents.  Silversea has for the past four consecutive years been named Best Cruise Line by readers of Australia's Luxury Travel and Style magazine.  For nine consecutive years, Silversea has been named "Number One Small Ship Line" in the Readers' Choice survey conducted by Condé Nast Traveler magazine in the USA and in 2007 was the only cruise line named in the UK edition of Condé Nast Traveller's "Top 100 Luxury Travel Experiences", at the same time topping the Small Cruise Line award for the eighth time. Silversea has been selected as "World's Best Small-Ship Cruise Line" seven times in the Travel + Leisure (USA) readers' poll and was rated Number-One luxury cruise line by high-net-worth consumers in the 2008 Luxury Brand Status Index.  

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