Bucket List Trip: Traverse The Panama Canal on a Modern Clipper Ship
Book Now and Receive Round Trip Air Starting at $299 Per Person
Miami, FL – Travelers wishing to check two items off their bucket list can traverse the Panama Canal aboard a state-of-the-art clipper ship reminiscent of some of the first vessels to sail through the famed canal. Star Clippers’ Panama Canal sailings combine the serenity of a Caribbean cruise with the thrill of experiencing a crossing through one of the seven wonders of the modern world. And now, budget-minded travelers looking for a deal can check a third item off their bucket list with Star Clippers’ Fly & Sail offer—guests booking select 2019 sailings aboard the Star Flyer or Royal Clipperwill receive round trip air from the US starting at $299 per person.
Two, 14-night sailings aboard the four-masted, 170-passenger Star Flyer feature unique itineraries, both with a Panama Canal crossing. The November 23 sailing departs from Bridgetown, Barbados and visits the Grenadines, Grenada, Bonaire, Curacao, Aruba, and Colombia before reaching Panama and traversing the canal, ending in Balboa. The return sailing departs Balboa on December 7 and sails through the canal before calling on ports in Colombia, Aruba, Curacao, the BVI, St. Barts and ending in St. Maarten. Both itineraries start at $3,190 per person, double, with $299 round trip air from the US.
The five-masted Royal Clipper—the world’s largest and fastest sailing ship—also offers a Panama Canal sailing departing from Balboa and with ports of call in Colombia, Aruba, Curacao, Bonaire, Grenada, St. Lucia, and Guadeloupe, ending in Antigua. The November 30, 2019 departure starts at $3,290 per person with $499 round trip air from the US.
For more than 25 years, Star Clippers has been introducing travelers to the thrill of modern tall ship sailing to remote ports in the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Indonesia, Thailand and Singapore. The company operates three of the world’s largest and tallest sailing vessels: Star Clipper and Star Flyer are traditional clipper ships with modern amenities carrying 170 guests, while the 227-guest Royal Clipperholds the Guinness World Record for being the largest and only five-masted, full-rigged sailing ship in service today. All three ships have expansive teak decks, swimming pools, informal dining, convivial tropical bars on deck and piano lounges. The brand’s newest vessel, Flying Clipper, will debut in the summer of 2019.
For more information, applicable restrictions and to make a booking, contact your travel agent, or call 800-442-0551 or visit www.starclippers.com.