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EUROPEAN MOSAIC Luxury Cruise Lisbon • Tangier • Seville • Malaga • Alicante • Ibiza • Barcelona St. Tropez • Cannes • Monte Carlo • Portofino • Florence • Rome
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Indulge yourself with a Western Mediterranean Luxury Cruise including FREE AIRFARE!
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Dear UCLA Alumni and Friends, Indulge in the finest in luxury and comfort onboard Oceania Cruises’ Insignia. Unparalleled attention to detail and exceptional service leaves you free to enjoy each day to the fullest. Oceania Cruises provides a comprehensive travel adventure that brings cruising to new heights. Uncover the cultural and natural riches of the Mediterranean cruising the shores of Morocco, Spain, France, Monaco, and Italy. Travel to fascinating Morocco and explore legendary ports and cities in Spain–Seville, Malaga, Alicante, Ibiza, and Barcelona. Visit a Moorish palace, stroll palm-lined avenues, and see a magnificent Gothic cathedral. Continue sailing along the French Riviera and on to Italy. Marvel at charming St. Tropez, promenade down the glamorous sidewalks of Cannes and Monte Carlo, savor picturesque Portofino, and revel in the architecture of Renaissance Florence; a true European mosaic. This is a luxurious, upscale experience that redefines living on the water. The streamlined size of this ship allows for a feeling of elegant intimacy, and with only 684 passengers and a crew of 400, all your wants and needs will be catered to. Choose from 4 fabulous restaurants and enjoy the best cuisine at sea with menus designed by world-renowned master chef, Jacques Pépin. Your stateroom will be an oasis of comfort, featuring Oceania Cruises’ exclusive Tranquility BedSM to guarantee a restful night. Make yourself at home in these exquisitely appointed rooms; a vast majority with lovely teak verandas. Every amenity you could dream of awaits you, and when you go ashore you’ll be well equipped with knowledge from excursion experts, guest lecturers and seminars. Insignia offers the perfect blend of relaxation and discovery. This 2010 cruise has already elicited unprecedented excitement and interest, so we encourage you to sign up now for your choice of stateroom and the incredible offer of FREE AIRFARE. Also, there is a Special Price Reduction of $2,000 OFF per stateroom if booked by Nov. 13, 2009. Welcome aboard!
Available to UCLA alumni, their families and friends.
Christel Pailet Director, Alumni Travel
Space on this cruise is limited. Book Now! For more information, please contact us at
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Encounter a new world, on The Ambiance The moment you step onboard you’ll feel it, an immediate sense of calm and comfort. Feel warmly welcomed by an ambiance of effortless elegance, casual days at sea and impeccable attention to detail. For the 684 passengers who board Oceania Cruises’ Insignia it will be a voyage like no other. The ship’s décor will delight, lavished with dark rich woods, plush fabrics, intriguing artwork, and an abundance of fresh flowers. The streamlined size of Insignia allows for an intimate, convivial atmosphere and highly personalized service. On this ship, experience the pinnacle of luxury cruising.
The Nuance Even the most minute aspect of your voyage has been carefully considered. With the perfect ratio of staff to guests, you’ll find all your needs and whims catered to. The international staff is schooled in the art of fine service, with their core principle being the desire to please. The exceptional service onboard this ship will almost magically anticipate your needs, elevating your entire cruising experience. Your stateroom or suite will be your private oasis designed with all the comforts of home. Furnished with only the highest quality in mind, you’ll feel
We are dedicated to providing our travelers the opportunity of traveling well at an affordable price. We develop programs that appeal to all age groups with the right balance between seeing and just being in new and exotic places.
awash in the serenity of soothing colors, soft textures, luxurious furnishings, and Tranquility BedsSM, considered by many to be “a slice of heaven.” A vast majority of the staterooms on Insignia feature teak verandas, a private haven to retire to with a flute of champagne, or watch the sun set over the sea.
The Flavor Host of numerous television shows, author of more than 20 cookbooks, and personal chef to several heads of state, Jacques Pépin is one of the world’s leaders in fine cuisine. He brings his legendary culinary talents to all of the unique restaurants onboard. From the European-inspired Grand Dining Room to the breezy Tapas on the Terrace, variety is part of the fun. Other dinner options include steak and seafood at the Polo Grill and regional Italian cuisine at Toscana. Options for lunch include the Grand Dining Room, poolside grill at Waves, or a full buffet at the Terrace Café. In addition to the restaurants, Insignia also features 24-hour room service, high tea at 4:00 p.m., an ice cream bar, afternoon pizzeria and evening snacks. Each cruise offers menus featuring literally hundreds of different dishes. The chefs know no bounds in their pursuit of perfection, striving to please even the most discriminating palates.
Exclusive Benefits • FREE AIRFARE from select cities • Private Welcome Reception • Go Next program manager onboard to assist with every need • Exceptional value • Convenient departure cities • Exclusive program, not offered to the general public • Optional Lisbon Pre-Cruise Program • Optional Rome Post-Cruise Program
nboard and onshore. The Inspiration
The Oceania Cruises Difference
Your concierge and shore excursion staff will provide you with a wealth of information about the places you will visit, and the prestigious and often famous guest lecturers will regale you with personal insights and expertise on the endless treasures waiting ashore.
• Smaller, more intimate ships, with only 684 guests, providing access to more exotic ports.
Each day on Insignia will inspire you to try something new. Relax in a private cabana, take a refreshing dip in the heated pool, or a brisk walk around the oval track. Stop in the rejuvenating Canyon Ranch SpaClub®, join a Team Trivia game, or settle into an armchair with a book in the English-style library. Nightfall brings with it a variety of entertainment; enjoy the soft jazz styling of Horizons, listen to a classic string quartet under the stars, dance to the inspired sounds of a 12-piece orchestra, or try your luck at the ship’s casino. Every night brings a new critically acclaimed headliner and a great show in the ship’s lounge. There’s always something to do, and if you desire, nothing to do but relax and breathe in the ocean air.
• Resort casual attire – no formal nights.
• Guest to staff ratio is 1.7 to 1. • Impeccable service. • Open seating restaurants with cuisine inspired by Jacques Pépin. • 93% ocean view staterooms, 70% of those with private verandas. • Enrichment programs including seminars led by naturalists, historians and local experts. • Critically acclaimed headline entertainers. • Large heated pool and three whirlpool spas. • State-of-the-art fitness center. • Unlimited complimentary soft drinks and bottled water. All Oceania Cruises’ staterooms feature exclusive Tranquility BedsSM (two lower twin beds convertible to queen), 24-hour room service, twice-daily maid service, plush cotton towels, thick cotton robes and slippers, flat-screen television, direct-dial satellite telephone, internet access port, writing desk, security safe, 110/220 volt outlets and hair dryer.
Jacques Pépin Executive Culinary Director
Plaza de España Seville, Spain
Cruise Program Includes • FREE ROUND-TRIP AIRFARE FROM SELECT OCEANIA CRUISES’ CITIES • 12 nights accommodations and cruising onboard Insignia to historic and scenic ports of call • All meals, entertainment and use of the ship’s facilities onboard the cruise
• Private Welcome Reception • Complimentary bottle of wine • Attentive service from an experienced Go Next program manager • Comprehensive pre-departure information • All surcharges, airline fees and government taxes
European Mosaic Itinerary AUG 23 Monday AUG 24 Tuesday DAY
Depart the U.S.A. Arrive in Lisbon, Portugal and transfer to the ship. PORT
AUG 24 Tuesday
Embark 3:00 p.m.
AUG 25 Wednesday
AUG 26 Thursday
Seville (Cadiz), Spain
AUG 27 Friday
AUG 28 Saturday
AUG 29 Sunday
AUG 30 Monday
AUG 31 Tuesday
St. Tropez, France
SEP 01 Wednesday
SEP 02 Thursday
Monte Carlo, Monaco
SEP 03 Friday
SEP 04 Saturday
Florence/Pisa (Livorno), Italy
SEP 05 Sunday
Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
Disembark 8:00 a.m.
After disembarking, transfer to the airport for your return to the U.S.A. Oceania Cruises may modify the cruise itinerary up to and during the voyage. All air, cruise and land accommodations, local transportation and optional shore excursions are arranged by Oceania Cruises, Inc. who may use other suppliers or providers to render the services. The agreement in this brochure is the exclusive and entire statement of the agreement between you and Go Next, Inc. It should be read carefully. This map represents approximate locations.
Statue of David Florence
Monte Carlo, Monaco
Cruise Program Pricing STATEROOM CATEGORY/DESCRIPTION G F
Inside Stateroom - Decks 4, 6 & 7 Inside Stateroom - Decks 7 & 8
FREE AIRFARE 2-FOR-1 REGULAR SPECIAL REDUCED PRICE ALUMNI PRICE* (PER PERSON) (PER PERSON)
Features a comfortable seating area and plenty of storage space.
Outside Ocean View - Deck 6
Features a comfortable seating area and window with obstructed view.
Outside Ocean View - Deck 3
Features a spacious seating area, breakfast table and classic porthole.
Deluxe Ocean View - Deck 4 Deluxe Ocean View - Decks 4, 6 & 7
Features a spacious seating area, breakfast table and full-size window.
Veranda - Deck 6 Veranda - Deck 6
Features a private teak veranda and breakfast table. Watch the world sail by while comfortably seated outdoors, or relax on the comfortable sofa inside.
A3 A2 A1
Concierge Level Veranda - Deck 7 Concierge Level Veranda - Decks 7 & 8 Concierge Level Veranda - Decks 7 & 8
$11,998 $12,198 $12,598
$5,448 $5,548 $5,748
Features a private teak veranda, refrigerated mini-bar, plush seating area, spacious closet and more. Comfort and convenience are the hallmarks of these extraordinary staterooms.
Penthouse Suite - Deck 8 Penthouse Suite - Deck 8
Features a spacious living area, private in-suite dining, Butler service, refrigerated mini-bar, vanity desk, full-size bathtub, and much more. Magnificent views await you through the sliding glass door on the exquisitely furnished private teak veranda. All stateroom locations and prices are subject to availability. Additional stateroom categories may be available. * The Special Reduced Alumni Price shown above reflects the $2,000 per stateroom Early Booking Price Reduction when booked by November 13, 2009. Prices are per person, double occupancy. Advertised price includes all surcharges, airline fees and government taxes. Airline-imposed baggage fees may apply. Round-trip airport transfers of $188 are additional.
Oceania Cruisesâ€™ FREE AIRFARE cities are Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Little Rock, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York (JFK), Newark, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Reno, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, Tampa, and Washington D.C. (Dulles). Many other departure cities are available for an additional fee of $199. Call for a complete listing. All airfares are in coach class.
Ports of Call TANGIER, MOROCCO Explore the Mendoubia Gardens which contain a fascinating banyan tree that is more than 800 years old. The Caves of Hercules are west of Tangier in the Cap Spartel area, a place of great beauty and archeological significance. SEVILLE (CADIZ), SPAIN Visit Seville’s magnificent cathedral, climb the famed Giralda tower and stroll through the gorgeous Alcazar and its gardens. See the ceramic-encrusted Plaza de España and stroll through the alleys of Barrio de Santa Cruz. Or explore the Andalusian wine country and Jerez, the home of sherry. Don’t miss the charm of Cádiz with its gracious squares. MALAGA, SPAIN Spend a day in Granada seeing the magnificent Alhambra and Generalife Gardens or in Mijas, one of Andalusia's dazzling “white” towns. Explore delightful Malaga, its Alcazaba, Roman theater and beautiful cathedral or discover charming resorts along the famed Costa del Sol. ALICANTE, SPAIN Capital of the Costa Blanca, Alicante exudes a rare beauty. Lovely Baroque buildings cluster around the central district and marble plazas grace its waterfront boulevard. Venture to the Castle of Santa Barbara overlooking the city and walk from its high towers down into the dungeon. IBIZA, SPAIN Fields of olive and fig trees, sandy beaches, secluded coves, whitewashed houses and world-famous nightlife make Ibiza an island paradise. Named “Island of Pine Trees” by the Greeks, much of the Spanish isle’s rugged landscape is marked by thick, rustic forests and jagged cliffs. BARCELONA, SPAIN Visit the magnificent Gothic Cathedral and the amazing La Sagrada Familia, Antoni Gaudí’s unfinished masterpiece. Enjoy the lovely Montjuic Gardens, the charming squares of the old Gothic Quarter and Las Ramblas, Barcelona’s famed downtown promenade. Or visit beautiful Montserrat and its monastery, in a breathtaking setting high in the mountains. ST. TROPEZ, FRANCE Explore St. Tropez or journey beyond this resort and enjoy the exquisite hilly Provençal countryside and its charming villages with narrow stepped streets, lovely churches and stunning scenic views. Visit a local winery or travel along the coast and revel in the wonderful views. CANNES, FRANCE Strolling along the sun-kissed and sophisticated sidewalks of Cannes, it is hard to believe that it was once just a sleepy fisherman’s village. This cosmopolitan city on the French Riviera is now home to the world-renowned International Film Festival, glitzy casinos and hotels, endless designer boutiques, and pristine beaches. MONTE CARLO, MONACO Take in sparkling Monaco as you drive along the famous Grand Corniche, then stroll through the old quarter. See the Grimaldis’ pink palace, visit the Casino, explore the Côte d’Azur from Nice to Cannes, Grasse and the lovely St. Paul de Vence, each a jewel to savor. PORTOFINO, ITALY Portofino and Santa Margherita define the word “picturesque.” Stunning scenery continues in the beautiful coastal resorts of Ravello, Sestri Levante and San Fruttuoso. FLORENCE /PISA (LIVORNO), ITALY Explore the fabled architecture of Renaissance Florence: the Duomo with Brunelleschi’s dome, the Baptistery, Michelangelo’s David, the bridge over the Arno and the Uffizi Gallery. Visit Pisa’s superb Field of Miracles and the iconic Leaning Tower. Or lose yourself in the Tuscan countryside and the towns of Siena and San Gimignano. You will have the opportunity to select from a variety of optional shore excursions, for an additional charge, which have been designed to acquaint you with the highlights of each port of call.
Alumni Exclusive Lisbon Pre-Cruise Program
$449 per person, double occupancy includes: • 1 night accommodations at the five-star • Professional tour guide Hotel Tivoli Lisbon with American breakfast • Transfers between the airport, hotel and • Sightseeing excursion of Lisbon cruise ship with related luggage handling AUG 22 Depart the U.S.A. AUG 23 Arrive in Lisbon, Portugal. En route to your hotel, stop at the renowned Pasteis de Belem, a pastry shop that dates back to 1837, for a taste of their famous confections. AUG 24 Enjoy a morning tour of fascinating Lisbon. Begin in the maze-like old Moorish quarter, the Alfama, with its narrow, cobblestone streets and ancient buildings before arriving at the Castle of St. George, for magnificent views overlooking the city. Enjoy a walking tour through the area renowned for its wealth of monuments from Portugal's 15th-century “Golden Age.” See the Belem Tower, a monument dedicated to Portugal's explorers and visit the 16th-century Jeronimos Monastery, a masterpiece of Manueline-style architecture. Transfer to Insignia in the afternoon.
HOTEL TIVOLI LISBON Located in the heart of Lisbon on the capital’s most famous avenue, the first-class Hotel Tivoli Lisbon is synonymous with style and elegance. Enjoy international cuisine at two restaurants, one on the rooftop with glass walls overlooking Lisbon, unwind in the fitness center or the heated pool, or relax in the lobby bar. Your contemporary guest room is complete with satellite TV, coffeemaker, mini-bar, hair dryer, and internet access. Global Destinations Management, Ltd. and Go Next, Inc. are not responsible for injuries or losses resulting from any causes beyond their own respective and exclusive control. Global Destinations Management, Ltd. and Go Next, Inc. are not responsible for the negligence of the other or any other suppliers or providers. All pre-cruise land accommodations, local transportation and sightseeing are arranged and operated by TopAtlantico-DMC who may use other suppliers or providers to render the services.
A Rome Post-Cruise Program is available. Call for details.