This Epic Six-Month Cruise Around the World Will Take You to 98 Destinations in 33 Countries

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This is the global journey of a lifetime.

If you miss travel and often think about all the trips you could have taken during the past year, Oceania Cruises just gave you the best opportunity to catch up on all of your bucket list destinations during one single trip.


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Today, the company unveiled its dream-worthy 2023 Around The World in 180 Days voyage that will have you visit four continents (including Antarctica), 33 countries and treat you to exclusive cultural experiences that will make the trip all the more unforgettable.

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Your journey will start in San Francisco on January 15, 2023, from where you’ll head to Mexico and further south to some of the most beautiful spots in South America. In Buenos Aires, you’ll be treated to an evening of tango, fine food, and, of course, the best Argentinian wine. Other highlights of the cruise include an afternoon in the famous South African winery, Boschendal Wine Estate, an evening at Al Maha Desert Dune in the Arabian Desert outside Dubai for a falcon show and a dinner under the stars, and witness a Burmese monk Donation Ceremony in Myanmar, one of the most sacred Buddhist rituals. And this is just a tiny sample of what this epic six-month trip will expose you to—from the golden beaches of Brazil to the heavenly islands of the South Pacific, you’ll have the opportunity to see 61 UNESCO World Heritage sites, cruise a total of 14 seas, and cross 24 time zones in total.


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Oceania Cruises’ luxury 684-guest Insignia ship will be your home for the entire duration of your global exploration. The ship’s five-star amenities are definitely something to look forward to as well—relax with a soothing massage or a rejuvenating treatment at Aquamar Spa+Vitality Center, practice your swing on the upper deck while taking in the gorgeous ocean vistas, have afternoon tea at Horizons, enjoy a cocktail poolside, or unwind with a book at the English-style library. Your onboard experience will also include countless gourmet meals inspired by world and local cuisines prepared by talented chefs.


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Packages start from $45,999 for a state room and reach $159,999 for a stay at one of the six luxury Owner’s Suites.  Every package includes first-class roundtrip airfare from more than two dozen North American airports, free luggage delivery from the US and Canada, free 1-night pre-cruise luxury hotel stay in the port of embarkation, and unlimited laundry services among many other things. 

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You can book your cruise starting on January 27th.