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Costa Rica & Mexico Cruise – EARLYBIRD – 02 Oct 2024

Cruise and Stay 14 nights with Ocean Victory departing 02nd October 2024

* Valid until 30 June 2022 or sold out/withdrawn

Cruise Inclusions

SUMMARY:
Cruise Package Duration: 14 nights Cruise-Stay
Package Begins: 2 October 2024 – hotel in San Diego, USA
Cruise Begins: 3 October 2024 – embark, San Diego, USA
Cruise Ends: 16 October 2024 – disembark, Puntarenas (near San Jose), Costa Rica
Ship: MV Ocean Victory
Region: Costa Rica & Mexico (Central America)

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INCLUSIONS:
• 1 night pre-cruise hotel stay in San Diego, USA
• One way transfer from hotel to port on cruise departure day
• 13 night small ship cruise aboard Ocean Victory from San Diego to Puntarenas (near San Jose)
• All onboard meals
• Complimentary range of included shore excursions
• Complimentary free flowing house wine, beer, and spirits during entire cruise
• Complimentary cocktail hour prior to dinner each evening
• Complimentary coffee, tea, juice, soft drinks and filtered water
• Free Internet & WiFi available onboard (speeds may vary)
• Port charges of USD $849 per person
• Prepaid ships gratuities of USD $267 per person

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DISCOUNTS:
This cruise has been discounted by up to $1000 USD per person in selected categories for Australian residents!
Please see below for a list of the significant savings you can enjoy for new bookings up to the 30th of June 2022*.

All rates in USD per person

Category F – French Balcony Deck 7 – Queen bed only (no twins): Was $8015 – NOW $7015*
Category E – Private Balcony Deck 4 or 6: Was $7415 – NOW $6415*
Category D – Ocean View Stateroom Deck 3: Was $6115 – NOW $5115*
Category C – Deluxe Private Balcony Deck 4 or 6: Was $8915 – NOW $7915*
Category BB – Private Balcony Suite Deck 4 or 6: Was $9915 – NOW $8915*
Category B – Private Balcony Suite Deck 4: Was $9915 – NOW $8915*
Category A – Deluxe Suite Private Balcony Deck 7: Was $11615 – NOW $10615*
Category PS – Premium Suite with Private Balcony Deck 4: Was $12615 – NOW $11615*

Itinerary

*Itinerary and shore excursions are subject to change and may vary by departure.
  • Full itinerary
    15 days
  • Day
    1
  • Day
    2
    San Diego, California, USA
  • San Diego, California, USA

    San Diego is one of California’s most important cities and San Diego is known for its fantastic beaches, natural harbor areas and historic buildings. Full of outdoor activities and tourist attractions, including San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld and Balboa Park. San Diego’s diverse neighborhoods include plenty of shopping, dining, tourism and entertainment opportunities.

    The city of San Diego has thrived since the opening of the Santa Fe Railroad in the late 19th century and much of the city is centered around San Diego’s compact downtown district, the Gaslamp Quarter and the charming Old Town area.

    San Diego features many superb tourist attractions, including Belmont Park – a major amusement park dating back to 1925, Birch Aquarium,

    San Diego Zoo founded in 1916 and home to more than 4,000 animals, including many endangered species; SeaWorld

    and Knott’s Soak City USA a popular water park.

    Things to see and do

    * San Diego Zoo * Mission Beach * Cabrillo National Monument * Balboa Park *

    Sea World

    Cruise Season – May – Sept Currency – US Dollar (US$) Language – English Land Area – 839 square kilometers Population – 1,300,000 Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below Time –

    GMT minus eight hours International Country Telephone Code –

    + 1

    Port Location – The port of San Diego is located approximately half a mile from downtown San Diego and three miles from the airport.

    Transport Links – San Diego’s local airport offers regular connecting flights with Los Angeles as well as numerous direct flights to and from destinations across the country. Train and bus travel are also popular methods of transport in San Diego.

  • Day
    5
    Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
  • Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

    Enjoy a day of play in this resort city known for white-sand beaches, impressive arching stone cliffs – including the famous Arch of Cabo – and wildlife-filled waters.

  • Day
    6
    La Paz, Mexico
  • La Paz, Mexico

    Here, in one of the most biodiverse places on earth, you can opt to explore the charming town, swim with whale sharks. or dive and snorkel at Isla Espíritu Santo.

  • Day
    8
    Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

    By reputation the second of Mexico’s beach resorts, PUERTO VALLARTA is smaller, quieter and younger than Acapulco.

    Whether you just want to relax and get away from it all or you are in the mood to party all night, Puerto Vallarta is the place for natural beauty of the ocean and hills and the warmth of the people.

    When most people think of Mexico, they think of the special culture of the state of Jalisco: the Mariachi music, the colorful, swirling traditional dresses, the manly horsemen, and let’s not forget Jalisco’s most popular export – tequila! Puerto Vallarta is on the coast of this most representative of all Mexican states and you can get to know Mexico by visiting Puerto Vallarta.

  • Day
    9
    Manzanillo Mexico
  • Manzanillo Mexico

    Colima is Mexico’s least visited State and its main port is Manzanillo.

    Combine an exciting town where you can shop and eat, with all the water sports you could want and eco tours to the interior and you have a host of options on how to spend your visit to this port.

    Visit Volcan de Colmina and active Volcano, see ancient ruins at Tampumacchay or visit the turtle sanctuary at Cuyutlan

  • Day
    11
    Huatulco Mexico
  • Huatulco Mexico

    In this paradise for sun and sea, we’ll visit the nearby pre-Hispanic ruins and coral reefs for excellent optional diving opportunities.

  • Day
    12
    Puerto Chiapas, Mexico
  • Puerto Chiapas, Mexico

    Today we visit Puerto Chiapas, our gateway to Tapachula and the Izapa Mayan ruins. Civilization at the site goes back at least 3,500 years.

  • Day
    14
    Playas Del Coco, Costa Rica
  • Playas Del Coco, Costa Rica

    World class snorkeling awaits you, along with unspoiled beaches and rainforest canopy tours. 

  • Day
    15
    Puntarenas,Costa Rica
  • Puntarenas,Costa Rica

    Puntarenas, which means “Sandy Point” in Spanish, is the capital and main city in the province Puntarenas, Costa Rica, at the Pacific coast. Puntarenas sits on a long, narrow peninsula in the Gulf of Nicoya. Being the country’s most important fishing port, it is the perfect place to enjoy fresh seafood.

    Though the water is murky, and the beach may seem a bit urban, it’s a lively town on weekends, when people from San José fill its waterfront restaurants and bars. A series of open-air cafes that line the beach are the perfect place to head for dessert, or refreshment, since they specialize in ice cream and fresh fruit drinks.

    Things to see and do

    * Nicoya Gulf Islands * San Jose day trip

    * Poas Volcano National Park * Jungle tours

    Cruise Season – Jan – Dec Currency – Colón (CRC) Language – Spanish Land area – 11.276 SQ. KM Population – 12,000 approx Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below Time – GMT minus seven hours International Country Telephone Code –

    506

    Port Location – The port is located at the beach front

    in Puntarenas. Walk along the pier to the waterfront area of Puntarenas.

    Transport Links –

    Puntarenas is approximately 2.5 hours drive from the Juan Santamaria international airport located in the capital of San Jose. The cost of a taxi is expensive therefore private ground transportation or rental cars from San Jose are the most advisable options.

Map

San Diego, California, USA

San Diego is one of California’s most important cities and San Diego is known for its fantastic beaches, natural harbor areas and historic buildings. Full of outdoor activities and tourist attractions, including San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld and Balboa Park. San Diego’s diverse neighborhoods include plenty of shopping, dining, tourism and entertainment opportunities.

The city of San Diego has thrived since the opening of the Santa Fe Railroad in the late 19th century and much of the city is centered around San Diego’s compact downtown district, the Gaslamp Quarter and the charming Old Town area.

San Diego features many superb tourist attractions, including Belmont Park – a major amusement park dating back to 1925, Birch Aquarium,

San Diego Zoo founded in 1916 and home to more than 4,000 animals, including many endangered species; SeaWorld

and Knott’s Soak City USA a popular water park.

Things to see and do

* San Diego Zoo * Mission Beach * Cabrillo National Monument * Balboa Park *

Sea World

Cruise Season – May – Sept Currency – US Dollar (US$) Language – English Land Area – 839 square kilometers Population – 1,300,000 Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below Time –

GMT minus eight hours International Country Telephone Code –

+ 1

Port Location – The port of San Diego is located approximately half a mile from downtown San Diego and three miles from the airport.

Transport Links – San Diego’s local airport offers regular connecting flights with Los Angeles as well as numerous direct flights to and from destinations across the country. Train and bus travel are also popular methods of transport in San Diego.

Pricing and Cabins

Please select your preferred category and cabin configuration/price. Then select Continue to provide your contact details and preferences. Our cruise specialists will check availability and respond to you as soon as possible.
Category Twin/pp Single/pp
D - View Stateroom
E - Stateroom with Private Balcony
F - Stateroom with French Balcony
C - Deluxe Stateroom with Private Balcony
B - Private Balcony Suite
BB - Private Balcony Suite
A - Deluxe Suite with Private Balcony
PS - Premium Suite with Private Balcony
Please select your preferred category and cabin configuration/price. Then select Continue to provide your contact details and preferences. Our cruise specialists will check availability and respond to you as soon as possible.

*Conditions Apply: All prices shown here are per person share twin (unless stated as single) in USD, based on best available promotional cruise fare at time of publication and including all discounts. Visitors to the United States or Canada must complete an online ESTA/CANESTA application prior to arrival which is not included and is the guests responsibility. Cruise deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions apply. All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia. Please note that cabin availability is not shown in real time – All enquiries will be checked for current availability at the time requested. Promotional fares shown here include discounts of up to $1000 USD and are capacity controlled – pricing ends 30Jun22. We reserve the right to correct errors without penalty. All offers for Australian residents. Transfer to hotel on arrival and post cruise are not included. All guests must be fully vaccinated by a US approved vaccine and complete a covid test prior to departure on any American Queen Voyages sailing.

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