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9-Day Scandinavia, Russia & Baltics Cruise from Copenhagen

With one included post cruise Saturday night hotel stay in Copenhagen
Book a studio cabin with no single supplement.  Studios will sell out fast so book yours early !
Thurs. June 7 – Sun. June 17, 2018
No visas required with this cruise


16 people already booked , space filling fast. Deadline to book at group rates is Jan. 15,2018!

Description: 9-Day Scandinavia, Russia & Baltic from Copenhagen
     Description: Berlin (Warnemunde), Germany
                                                            Berlin’s Brandenberg Gate

Unlock the mysteries of Scandinavia & Russia on this 9-day cruise. See the Tivoli Gardens, Amalienborg Palace and other Copenhagen landmarks. See amazing architecture, scenic canals and step into a realm of wonder in The Hermitage Museum – one of the world’s most prestigious museums – as you discover the splendors of St. Petersburg when our ship spends 2 full days there. Stand in the same hall as Nobel Prize recipients while touring Stockholm’s City Hall with its beautiful murals and architecture and then head to the Island of Djurgarden that’s considered the city’s outdoor recreation center. Also visit Helsinki Finland, Berlin Germany with remnants of the “Cold War” sites such as the Brandenburg Gate and visit Tallinn, in the Baltic nation of Estonia.  From history to the arts, to the outdoors, much awaits your discovery in both Scandinavia & Russia.

Plus, no visas required!  On our cruise, you can avoid the need to get a Russia visa.  By taking the shore excursions operated by our cruise ship in St. Petersburg, no visa is required! The cruise line takes care of it all for you!  There are no visas required for the other countries visited either. No visas, just fabulous sightseeing !   Plus enjoy optional group excursions in all the other ports!

Our cruise is on the innovative, modern luxury ship Breakaway from Norwegian Cruise Line, featuring every imaginable entertainment, including a dueling pianos bar, a comedy club, an Irish pub & sports bar, a broadway shows lounge (with two live broadway shows-free nightly), a classical piano bar, a beer and whiskey bar,  plus Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville bar and cafe and the Svedka ice Bar, where everything is made of Ice, including the glasses, the bar and the covered bar stools!  (there is even a “Statue of Liberty” made of ice.)

Also on our cruise ship, enjoy Spice H20, an ADULTS ONLY OUTDOOR DANCE CLUB, where you can dance under the stars to the best music and drinks every night, then by day, enjoy again, as it transforms into an ADULTS ONLY SUN DECK WITH LOUNGE CHAIRS AND HOT TUBS under the sun!

NCL is the only cruise line offering studio suites, designed for solo travelers, so you don’t pay double, to travel single, as many cruise lines force singles to do.

 

Description: 9-Day Scandinavia, Russia & Baltic from Copenhagen

  • Cruise Ports

 

Day

Cruise Ports

Arrive

Depart


Day 1

Copenhagen, Denmark (EMBARK)

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5:00 pm


Description: Copenhagen, Denmark
Copenhagen, Denmark     Thurs. June 7th

The capital of Denmark, Copenhagen, is filled with canals, cobbled squares and copper spires. But don't let the historic appearance fool you. This is also Scandinavia's most cosmopolitan city. Certainly you can relive medieval times in The Latin Quarter, but you can also enjoy some of Europe's finest shopping, museums, cafes and nightlife prior to your cruise around the Baltics.

 

 

Day 2

Berlin (Warnemunde), Germany

7:30 am

10:00 pm


Description: Berlin (Warnemunde), Germany

Berlin (Warnemunde), Germany  Fri. June 8th

It's been more than two decades since the walls came down and Berlin became unified in many ways, including the pursuit of joy. Germany's capital city is a city that balances cosmopolitan chic with a liberal undercurrent of creativity and cool. See remnants of “Cold War Berlin”, World War II Berlin, as well as the ultra-modern Berlin of today.  Famous landmarks like the Brandenburg Gate and Reichstag will fascinate you. The elegant Bavarian Quarter will amaze you.

 

 

Day 3

At Sea – Sat.. June 9th

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Day 4

Tallinn, Estonia

9:00 am

4:30 pm


Description: Tallinn, Estonia
Tallinn, Estonia – Sun. June 10th

The capital of Estonia impresses cruise guests with its mix of medieval houses and very modern boutiques and café culture. Journey inside the ancient walls of Old Town to explore stunning Medieval landmarks like Toompea Castle and a 15th Century apothecary shop. Move up a couple centuries to experience Tsar Peter I's Kadriorg Palace, filled with art and surrounded by sculpted gardens and peaceful woodlands.




Day 5

St. Petersburg, Russia

7:00 am

Overnight


Description: St. Petersburg, RussiaSt. Petersburg, Russia-Mon. June 11th

Founded by the Russian Tsar, Peter the Great, St. Petersburg has for centuries been the cultural center of Russia, with its spectacular architecture, Tchaikovsky operas and the famous Kirov ballet. It has undergone many changes over the decades, but “The Venice of the North” remains a dazzling cruise destination, a Russian city with a European flair, a city with more than 200 museums, countless canals, where small sightseeing boats can take you on a leisurely sailing tour  past some of the city’s impressive treasures and one of the largest English gardens in Europe!

On our two full days in St. Petersburg, you can choose from many shore excursions operated by the cruise line, thus avoiding the need to get your own visa for entering Russia, as the cruise line takes care of everything, so passengers taking the cruise line’s shore excursions in Russia, do not need a visa. Thus, you never have to fill out any visa applications or obtain your own Russian visa, as is always required for entering Russia via any other means. You simply choose your desired excursion from the cruise line’s list of exciting St. Petersburg shore excursions offered today and again tomorrow, then simply enjoy the stunning beauty and culture of St. Petersburg.

Day 6

St. Petersburg, Russia

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7:00 pm


Description: St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg, Russia - Tue. June 12th

Enjoy a 2nd full day to explore fabulous St. Petersburg Russia.  Join us today on another excursion from the cruise line with included visa from the cruise line!  No visa and no visa application needed. Just more fun sightseeing.






Day 7

Helsinki, Finland

7:00 am

4:00 pm


Description: Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki, Finland - Wed. June 13th

Welcome to Scandinavia's “White City of the North,” a city defined more by its people and Art Nouveau architecture than its chilly climate (from October to April). Helsinki is a classic sea-city, with a dramatic coastline colored by bays and inlets. The city also keeps its historical roots intact.





Day 8

Stockholm, Sweden

8:00 am

4:00 pm


Description: Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm, Sweden – Thur. June 14th

Laced by an ingenious network of waterways and bridges strung between a freshwater lake and the sea, Stockholm is easily seen on foot or by waterway cruise.  Its gabled old townhouses peer over cobblestone streets, while its magnificent 17th-century palace sits watching over the harbor.

After our ship leaves Stockholm, it will sail through the scenic Stockholm Archipelago.


Cruising The Stockholm Archipelago

Just minutes from Stockholm, we will cruise through the second largest archipelago in the Baltic Sea. With over 30,000 islands, cruising the Stockholm Archipelago is truly a unique experience !
Mention the archipelago to anyone in Stockholm and they will give you high admiration of this local scenic gem. Buffering the city from the open Baltic Sea, it is a mesmerizing wonderland of rocky islands,  carpeted with deep forests and fields of wildflowers, dotted with yachts and picturesque red wooden cottages.   Its a can’t miss scenic gem –  truly  unique in the world!

 

Day 9

At Sea – Fri. June 15th

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Day 10

Copenhagen, Denmark  Sat. June 16th  

 

This morning we will disembark the ship as a group and we will be picked up at the pier and taken on a short city tour of Copenhagen ending with drop off at our centrally located hotel.  Enjoy the balance of the day at leisure to explore Copenhagen and enjoy the Saturday nightlife scene.


Sunday June 17th
– Fly home on your own flight arrangement or ask us to get an airfare quote for you.

 

ABOUT OUR SHIP:

NCL’s Norwegian Breakaway is a state of the art cruise ship with so many amenities that you cannot possibly do them all in 9 days.

Not only is NCL the only line to offer dedicated suite cabins for solo travelers without the dreaded single supplement, this ship has everything to make your cruise amazing:

The studio cabins are Cool and hip, designed just for solo travelers. They are on decks 10 and 11.  Plus enjoy access to the private Studio Complex and Lounge, a great place to meet other singles for a pre-dinner drink.

Breathe in the fresh ocean air and connect with the sea like never before along The Waterfront, a quarter-mile oceanfront promenade lined with restaurants, bars and spectacular views. Indulge in more than 25 dining experiences, including three new, dedicated seafood venues. And enjoy dazzling Broadway performances - Rock of Ages, Burn the Floor and Cirque Dreams & Dinner Jungle Fantasy. Norwegian Breakaway combines the best of New York City with the most magnificent amenities at sea – 18 decks of fun in the sun!

Ship board lounges and other features to make your trip the most fun and all included in one low cruise price.

Description: BREAKAWAY.BAR.FAT CATS JAZZ & BLUES CLUB
Fat Cats Jazz & Blues Club -

Dark wood floors, Exposed brick, Legends of decades past hanging on the walls. From the moment you step inside, you’ll feel you’re in a swingin’ New York City jazz club. Whether you’re watching a five-piece performance inside or sitting outside on The Waterfront enjoying a drink, the ocean breeze and the cool sounds, this is the place for some of the best live jazz and blues music you’ll hear at sea.                

 

 

The Waterfront
Connect with the sea on The Waterfront, our quarter-mile oceanfront promenade. Discover a new restaurant or bar each day and night, all with outdoor seating, dining, drinks and walkways, along the water!  Step out into the breeze at Ocean Blue, a casual take-away with seaside eats. Dine Oceanside at La Cucina and enjoy delicious lobster fettuccine. Or simply enjoy a refreshing mojito with friends

 

Broadway Entertainment
No need to hail a cab and fight traffic to see these Broadway smash hits. Only Norwegian Breakaway entertains with three Broadway shows: Rock of Ages the five-time Tony® Award-nominated musical, as well as Cirque Dreams & Dinner Jungle Fantasy, produced by the makers of Cirque Du Soleil and also the incredible Latin dance sensation Burn the Floor
Burn the Floor is a sizzling and sexy show based on the world-renowned Broadway performance, this non-stop, 45-minute extravaganza is amazing. “Audience-dazzling! Swiveling hips, steamy embraces and high-octane tempos. A non-stop display of pop variations on classic styles, performed with precision and polish.”

  • Howl at the Moon

Two musicians. Two pianos. Too much fun to experience by yourself. Bring your friends and your favorite song requests. This is Howl at the Moon, the world’s greatest dueling piano show at Headliners, which is exclusively on Norwegian Cruise Line. Come sing and dance the night away as our talented musicians jam out and perform your favorite songs from the 70s, 80s, 90s and today. Want to hear a Billy Joel classic? What about Lady Gaga? Our versatile musicians are up for anything. So get ready for a howlin’ good time.

  • The Second City

Laugh it up with some of the funniest people on the planet. This is no ordinary comedy club. This is comedy with the renowned Second City, which is exclusively on Norwegian. Delighting audiences for over 50 years, this comedy troupe is all about improvisational sketch comedy. New York Times calls them “a comedy empire.” It’s hard to argue considering some of their alumni include comedy greats Bill Murray, Joan Rivers, Robert Klein, Stephen Colbert, Tina Fey and Jason Sudekis, to name a few. So pull up a chair, order a drink and laugh the night away.

  • Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville at Sea

Quit searchin' for your lost shaker of salt, it’s right here at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville at Sea, only on Norwegian Cruise Line. Take a bite out of paradise with signature items like the Cheeseburger in Paradise. Sip on a Who’s to Blame Margarita. Or sit back and groove along to island-inspired music at this specialty dining venue. Inspired by the lyrics and lifestyle of Jimmy Buffett, this isn’t just a restaurant. It’s a state of mind

  • Maltings Beer & Whiskey Bar

Sit starboard, right alongside the sea where the view is intoxicating. Good times flow indoors, too. With a unique international variety of spirits and an impressive list of imported and domestic beers, you can sip your way around the world without leaving your chair in air-conditioned comfort.

  • Mixx Bar

Mingle with new friends and enjoy live piano at Mixx, a modern classical, pre-dinner gathering place between two of our most popular dining spots

  • O'Sheehan's Neighborhood Bar & Grill

Dine on reinvented Irish pub classics while sipping your favorite draft beer, all in a casual atmosphere open 24 hours a day. There's no cover charge to dig into your favorite comfort foods and savory Daily Specials, such as Prime Rib and All-You-Can-Eat Ribs, or shoot a game of pool while taking in a sports game

  • SVEDKA and Inniskillin Ice Bar

A unique arctic-like frozen chamber, guaranteed to give guests the ultimate chill. The bar, seating and glasses are made entirely from ice. The bar is kept at 17 degrees Fahrenheit and features ice sculptures of the Brooklyn Bridge, Statue of Liberty and the Chrysler Building to pay homage to New York City, its year-round homeport. The Ice Bar also features New York City-inspired specialty cocktails.

  • Spice H2O

Inspired by the renowned summer beach parties on the island of Ibiza, Spice H20 is an adult-only escape with contemporary Asian influences. By day, lounge beside hot tubs and a soothing waterfall; by night, it’s a whole different beat. Let loose and dance beneath the stars as vibrant images display on the huge video screen. Spice H20 will add pizzazz to your palate too, with its unique offerings of snacks and appetizers

Sports Complex
With three levels of action-packed activities at the Sports Complex, including a rock wall, the largest ropes course at sea, a 9-hole miniature golf course and The Plank, extending 8 feet over the side of the ship, there’s something for everyone.

 

Your 10 night vacation includes:

  • 9 night cruise on the NCL Breakaway June 7-16, 2018 starting and ending in Copenhagen Denmark
  • Choice of 2 perks (see below for perks description)
  • 1 night post cruise hotel accommodations in Copenhagen June 16th 2018
  • Transfer from the ship to the hotel with city tour enroute

 

Trip cost:

Based on studio suite (inside) single occupancy: discounted rate: $2399 + tax of $182. SOLD OUT
Based on studio suite (inside) single occupancy: $2599 + $182 tax – Only 2 left!

Based on inside cabin with non-smoking roommate of the same gender assigned: $1899 plus tax of $182
Based on ocean view cabin with a non-smoking roommate assigned: $2399 plus $182 tax
Based on balcony cabin category BC with a non-smoking roommate assigned: $2599 plus $189 tax
BOOK AN OCEAN CABIN SPACE BY JANUARY 15, 2018 AND GET A FREE UPGRADE TO THE BALCONY CATEGORY BC CABIN WITH YOUR DEPOSIT.

ALL CABINS RECEIVE CHOICE OF TWO OF THE FOLLOWING PERKS

  • FREE DRINKS PACKAGE – UNLIMITED FREE DRINKS FOR ANY  DRINK OF $15 OR LESS. THIS INCLUDES THE TAXES AND GRATUITIES ON THE DRINKS - SO YOU PAY NOTHING !
  • 4 FREE SPECIALITY RESTAURANTS VISITS ONBOARD THE SHIP.  This includes the taxes and gratuities on each restaurant (a value of $100)
  • $125  per cabin worth of free internet access on the ship (using either your own device via the ship’s wifi or the ship’s computers in their internet café.  )
  • Free gratuities for the cruise (normal gratuities charged by the ship is $14 per passenger per day, so this perk saves you $126 over the total 9 day cruise)

 

Passengers booking a single occupancy cabin should indicate at the time of booking their choice of two of these perks. (You can change your selection anytime you wish until 30 days prior to the cruise)  Passengers requesting a roommate be assigned will automatically be given the Free Drinks package and the free gratuities perks.  If you wish to change to another perk, please contact us for that change any time until 30 days prior to the cruise and we will attempt to find you a roommate who wishes the same change in perks.  Passengers travelling with a friend should indicate at the time of their booking which two perks they wish to choose.  These can be changed if you wish at any time until 30 days prior to the cruise.  Both passengers in a cabin must take the same 2 perks.


Any passenger desiring single occupancy in an ocean view or balcony cabin rather than the tremendous savings of the single occupancy designed studio suites, would pay the following single supplement on the ocean view or balcony single occupancy cabins:
Ocean view single room supplement: $1689
Balcony room single supplement: $1789
Book by Jan. 15th and get a free upgrade from ocean view to balcony

DEPOSITS:  If booking a studio suite, a $400 deposit is required within 3 days of booking.
If booking a space with a roommate to be assigned, a $400 deposit is required within 7 days of booking.

Balance payment is due  February 20th

Cancelation policy: If you have traveled with us one or more times before, then you are part of our “Ohana” (a Hawaiian term for family we use to refer to anyone who has traveled with us on any trip before). As Ohana, your deposit is fully refundable if you cancel for any reason until the trip cancelation date of Friday Dec. 29th.

If you have never traveled with us before, you may cancel until Friday Dec. 29th for a full credit of your deposit toward any future trip with us that you choose, departing any date within 2 years of your cancelation date.  We look forward to your becoming a part of our “Ohana” and to showing you the beauty of your chosen destination and the fun and friendships you will make travelling with our singles groups

Cancelations of this trip made after the Dec. 29th cancelation date will not receive any refunds or future trip credits for any passengers.


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