November 2019

Club Traveler

Get Into the Holiday Spirit With the Gift of a Cruise Vacation

The holidays are just around the corner, and you know what that means: The season of giving is here! To get in the spirit, why not treat yourself and your loved ones to the gift of a great cruise vacation? Now is the perfect time to book cruises in 2020 and 2021 with HGV partners, CruisesOnly and Tauck. Take a look at where you can go.

Explore the Greek Isles

On June 5, 2020, sail for 10 nights round trip aboard the Celebrity Edge to the Greek Isles. Start in the iconic city of Rome and travel across the Tyrrhenian Sea from the town of Civitavecchia, stopping at the islands of Santorini, Mykonos, Rhodes and Crete.

Along the way, Club Members can immerse themselves in the history, art and culture of these destinations with activities like winery tours in Santorini and visits to the Parthenon in Athens and the Piazza del Plebiscito in Naples.

The exclusive package includes:

  • Stateroom accommodation for two for 10 nights aboard the Celebrity Edge, with onboard meals, port charges, taxes and prepaid gratuities included.
  • Exclusive Members-only land tour in Crete.
  • One additional amenity (choose from Classic Beverage Package, unlimited internet or $150 onboard credit per person).
  • Premium Beverage Package, unlimited internet and $150 onboard credit per person for suite guests.
  • Club Member welcome and farewell cocktail receptions.

Sail to Bermuda

Gorgeous, secluded beaches are Bermuda’s specialty. Photo by mdgmorris/Getty Images.

Norwegian’s 7-Night Bermuda cruise sails round trip from New York City on Aug. 2, 2020, aboard the Norwegian Encore. Arrive at the Royal Naval Dockyard, once the principal base of Great Britain’s Royal Navy in the Western Atlantic and enjoy a three-day stay on the island’s West End, a buzzing beach-centric spot with plenty of sightseeing and entertainment.

The exclusive package includes:

  • Accommodations for two for seven nights aboard the Norwegian Encore, with onboard meals, port charges and taxes included.
  • Exclusive Members-only onboard events.
  • Ultimate Beverage Package.
  • Guaranteed best available rates.
  • Up to five Free at Sea deals from Norwegian (like free Wi-Fi and free specialty dining).

See the Great Lakes

Spend two days in Toronto on Tauck’s Great Lakes tour. diegograndi/Getty Images.

On Sept. 21, 2021, embark on a small-ship voyage of the Great Lakes with Tauck aboard Ponant’s yacht, Le Champlain. Step aboard and set off on a journey from Toronto to Chicago, with visits to storied Great Lakes towns and cities along the way.

The 12-day trip includes a seven-night cruise between Toronto and Chicago, plus two-night stays in both cities at the Four Seasons. You’ll sail through Lakes Ontario, Erie, Huron and Michigan, and explore Detroit, Mackinac Island and Traverse City, among other exciting destinations.

The exclusive package includes:

  • 28 meals total (on land and sea).
  • Airport transfers upon arrival and departure.
  • Alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages throughout the day and night aboard the ship, including house wines and spirits.

Tip: Do you have remaining ClubPoints you will not use in 2019? Save them before 11:59 p.m. EST on Dec. 31, and you can use them on these and other exciting ClubPartner Perk Grand Adventures in 2020.

*Top photo: Soak in the beauty of Mykonos with Celebrity Cruises. Photo by Gatsi/Getty Images.

Club Member Exclusives