Yorkshire Times
Voice of the North
9:00 AM 6th January 2020

January Offers From Scenic Cruises

Scenic is offering travellers New Year savings across itineraries for 2020 and 2021.

Available immediately highlights of the offers include:
European River Cruises 2020.

Guests can save up to 40% on all 2020 European River Cruises as well as free door-to-door private chauffeur transfers. With this offer, travellers can experience the new South of France 11-day cruise taking guests on a round-trip from Lyon along the magical Saône and Rhône rivers, enjoying the tastes, sights and smells of Southern France in ports including Chalon-sur-Saône, Tournon, Avignon, Tarascon and Viviers. £3,685 per person (based on 12 October 2020 departure).

Southeast Asia 2020 and 2021
With free business class flight upgrades, door to door transfers and savings of £200 per person, travellers can explore everything that Southeast Asia has to offer. Guests can embark on the 24-day Essence of Vietnam, Cambodia and Luxury Mekong itinerary, travelling from Hanoi to Siem Reap. Highlights of this itinerary include a walking tour of Hoi An’s World Heritage-listed Old Quarter including the Japanese Bridge and central market in Hoi An, a visit to the Mausoleum of Emperor Tu Duc in Hue and to the Royal palace, featuring the famous silver Pagoda in Phnom Penh. Guests can experience this river cruise from £7,695 per person (based on the 29 July 2021 departure).

Australia and New Zealand 2020 and 2021
For travellers looking to explore everything that Australia and New Zealand has to offer, the 27-day Very Best of Australia and New Zealand itinerary is ideal, with a business class flight upgrade for £299 per person. Travelling from Melbourne to Auckland, highlights of this itinerary include: a trip to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park for a one-night Scenic Special Stay at a unique luxury retreat, a base tour of the gargantuan spectacle, which includes the Mala Walk and Mutitjulu Waterhole in Uluru and a chance to take to the skies with a helicopter flight over the Great Barrier Reef. Itineraries start from £8,445 per person (based on the 6 March 2020 departure).

Asia and Far East 2020 and 2021
Guests can embark on the 16-day China Express itinerary with the New Year’s deals including free business class flight upgrade (on selected itineraries) and the chance to save £600 per person. The 16-day China Express itinerary travels from Beijing to Shanghai with highlights including: the chance to explore the landscaped beauty of the Summer Palace, the last but largest of the summer palaces of the Chinese emperors in Beijing, an insightful excursion to Fuling and 816 Underground Project and the chance to admire the view from Shanghai Tower, the tallest building in Pudong. Guests can experience the China Express itinerary from £5,195 per person (based on the 10 March 2020 departure).

Middle East and Africa 2020 and 2021
With free business class flight upgrades on selected itineraries, such as the 21-day Essence of Egypt and Jordan, guests can enjoy everything the Middle East and Africa has to offer with added luxury. Sailing from Cairo to Amman, this 21-day itinerary includes: the chance to marvel at the vibrant colours of the hieroglyphics adorning the roof of Hathor’s temple on the Nile, a visit to the stone quarries to learn about ancient carving techniques and see the enormous unfinished obelisk as well as the chance to cruise and snorkel the Red Sea in search for marine life. Guests can embark on this itinerary from £7295 per person (based on 10 September 2020 departure). Guests can also save £700 per person on the rest of the Middle East and Africa itineraries.

For more information or to book, call 0808 271 5355, visit, or talk to your local travel agent.