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Holiday Sailings on Crystal: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Holiday sailings on Crystal are like no other – a time to celebrate the season, reconnect with old friends and make new acquaintances, and ring in the New Year in a festive atmosphere of ornate decorations, carolling amidst faux snowfalls, elaborate gingerbread villages, special entertainment and, of course, authentic six-star service and those “only on Crystal” moments. And best of all, with menus featuring exquisite, Michelin-level inspirations of classic dishes created by Crystal’s talented chefs, there’s no cooking (or cleaning up!).

“The holidays are a special time on Crystal – there’s really nothing else like it – and many of our guests relish the opportunity to sail with us and repeat the celebration year after year,” said Jack Anderson, Crystal president.  “We encourage everyone, both long-time Crystal enthusiasts and those new to the brand, to see for themselves why a Crystal Ocean, River or Expedition voyage is the best way to spend the holidays.”

Crystal’s holiday sailings are extremely popular with repeat guests who often get a head start on their vacation planning by booking a holiday voyage while enjoying their current holiday sailing. Booking early ensures guests are able to secure the stateroom, itinerary and cruise duration of their choice – at the best prices, of course.

Today’s Crystal Insider blog illustrates why these sailings are so popular with guests who are definitely merry and bright as they trade snowflakes for sandals on Caribbean voyages, explore storybook Christmas markets on river cruises, marvel at the mysteries of the Middle East or celebrate with penguins and glaciers on Antarctica adventures.

Here’s a look at Crystal’s 7- to 15-night holiday sailings offerings departing over Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s in 2022: