November 26 - December 8, 2019
Eastern Caribbean Cruise
|Stateroom Category||Double Rate||Single Rate|
|IC Standard Inside||$2,839||$4,579|
|IE Standard Inside||$2,779||$4,479|
All non-members must add $60 to the above rate.
Rates are subject to availability at time of booking and include taxes, fees and fuel surcharges which are subject to change. All pricing and included features are based on a minimum of 25 full-fare passengers.
- Free parking with roundtrip transfers to Port of New York, New York
- Twelve nights aboard the QUEEN MARY 2
- All onboard meals and entertainment (specialty restaurants have nominal fees)
- Welcome reception
- Baggage handling
- Services of a Discoveries Journey Manager
Tortola, British Virgin Island
Dock at Road Town and explore the many beauties Tortola bestows on her fortunate visitors- ivory sands, aquamarine seas and a gracious welcome. Step into the beautiful world of JR O’Neal Botanic Gardens, blooming with orchids, cacti, palms and heliconia and then indulge on a lunch of succulent Anegada lobster, papaya and sweet potato pudding.
Fun Things to Do:
- Try your hand at scuba diving for the first time and experience the underwater beauty of Tortola.
- Discover Virgin Gorda one of the hidden treasures of the British Virgin Islands. A paradise of tiny coves, rock basins and sea caves.
- Cast your worries away on a unique sailing experience onboard the schooner ‘Eldorado’.
Dominica is one of the Caribbean’s most unspoiled destinations. Lush and mountainous, its rich rainforest embraces rare bird species, crater lakes, tumbling cascades which include the Trafalgar Falls, beautiful grottoes and hot springs. Divers will adore the teeming reefs and underwater fumaroles. It really is a natural paradise.
Fun Things to Do:
- Enjoy a swim at Ti Tou Gorge and a relaxing soak in the mineral hot springs located in Dominica’s lush rainforest.
- Experience river tubing down Dominica’s Pagua River, combined with a great photograph opportunity at the Hibiscus Falls.
- Discover how ‘real’ chocolate is produced on a Caribbean plantation, before enjoying the experience of creating your own chocolate delights.
Sample the unique British flavor as you stroll through historic Bridgetown, also referred to as ‘Little England’ and enjoy Bridgetown’s unique combination of colonial tradition and Caribbean vibrancy. The ribbons of welcoming sand which arc down the Platinum Coast remain a huge draw on this Caribbean favorite.
Fun Things to Do:
- Explore the hidden depths of Barbados and experience a close encounter with some of its wildlife at the Barbados wildlife reserve.
- Join a local guide on a walk around Bridgetown, the perfect way to experience this bustling capital.
- Enjoy a relaxing cruise, capture the stunning coastal views of Barbados and swim with the magical sea turtles.
Castries, St. Lucia
From the port at Castries, take a trip to the ‘drive-in’ volcano where the crater bubbles with hot sulphur springs or the beautiful tropical surroundings of Diamond Botanical Gardens Waterfall and Mineral Baths. For rum lovers, how about a behind-the-scenes tour of a traditional distillery.
Fun Things to Do:
- Step aboard a sleek catamaran, for a wonderful scenic cruise with the sunset as your backdrop.
- Discover the fantastic beaches and heritage sites of Pigeon while kayaking.
- Head out to the open seas to experience the best of Caribbean sport fishing.
Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis
Its capital may be French in name, but St Kitts, along with neighboring Nevis, is actually the Caribbean’s oldest British colony. We stop at beautiful Basseterre, whose Georgian centerpiece is the Circus, modelled on Piccadilly, with its charming Victorian clock. This scenic island looks simply stunning from the Fortress of Brimstone Hill. Volcanic slopes, verdant sugar cane and neighboring islands are on view.
Fun Things to Do:
- Sit back and relax, as ziplining technology allows you to fly with hands and feet free. As you rush through trees and lush vegetation, from one platform to another, you will enjoy panoramic views overlooking the rainforest with the stretching coastline in the distance.
- Discover the connection between St Kitts and the famous hymn, ‘Amazing Grace’, and visit the lovely Romney Manor.
*Please see your Travel Agent to reserve your choice of shore excursions.*
Tour Activity Level: 2
This tour requires average physical activity. You should be in good health, able to climb stairs and walk reasonable distances, possibly over uneven ground and cobblestoned streets.
|11/26||New York, NY||5:00PM|
|11/30||Tortola, British Virgin Island||7:00AM||5:00PM|
|12/03||Castries, St. Lucia||8:00AM||6:00PM|
|12/04||Basseterre, St. Kits & Nevis||8:00AM||5:00PM|
|12/08||New York, NY||6:30AM|
Itinerary is subject to change at anytime without notification and/or compensation.
U.S. citizens on homeport cruises (cruises that begin and end at the same U.S. port) are currently able to enter or depart the country with a state issued birth certificate with a raised seal and government-issued photo ID. AAA recommends traveling with an original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, and with at least one blank visa page for visa stamp(s).
Deposit of 25% of cruise fare per person will confirm your reservation. Final payment is due to AAA by August 14, 2019. Solo Travelers Rewards Club maximum voucher redemption: $100
Deposit date to day of departure $25 per person, plus…
From deposit date to August 28, 2019 $250 per person/$500 per cabin, plus any additional suppliers’ fees
From August 29 – September 23, 2019 25% of gross fare per person, plus any additional suppliers’ fees
From September 24 – October 14, 2019 50% of gross fare per person, plus any additional suppliers’ fees
From October 15 – November 11, 2019 75% of gross fare per person, plus any additional suppliers’ fees
After November 11, 2019 NON REFUNDABLE
For your protection AAA recommends travel insurance. Pre-existing medical conditions may be waived with proper coverage if travel insurance is purchased within 14 days of initial deposit only. Other conditions may apply; ask your travel agent. AAA recommends Allianz.
Average temperatures in the Caribbean in November/December are in the 80s. Daytime, casual clothes and comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Evenings require casual or semiformal attire, with two formal nights.
Two suitcases per person will be allowed by the cruise line. You may also bring a small carry-on bag.
For personal comfort, group participants who need assistance are required to have a traveling companion who is capable of and totally responsible for providing the needed assistance.
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