Monday, October 23, 2023

Virgin Voyages

Fort-de-France, Martinique. Photo Credit: Scott S Bateman/Pixabay

  • 2 - 15 Day Sailings
  • Adults Only Cruise Line
  • Fleet of 3 Ships: Resilient LadyScarlet Lady Valiant Lady
  • Guests Capacity 2,700
  • Headquartered in Plantation, FL
  • Joint Venture between the Bain Capital & Virgin Group
  • Launched in 2021
  • Premium Cruise Line
  • Sails Caribbean, European Rivers, Mediterranean, Oceania & South Pacific & Transatlantic
  • Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson, British Business Magnate & Commercial Astronaut Founded Virgin Group

Dubrovnik, Croatia. Photo Credit: Ivan Ivankovic/Pixabay

Virgin Voyages Clientele
  • Adults Only Cruise
  • Adult by Design Entertainment
  • Age Requirement 18+
  • All Inclusive Cruiser(s)
  • Average Ages Onboard 30 - 60
  • Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties
  • Different Cruise Experience
  • Enjoys Boutique Hotel Atmosphere
  • Enjoys Edgy & Risqué Performances
  • Hip Ship Vibe
  • Menus by Michelin Starred Chefs
  • Milestone Celebration
  • Reunions
  • Solo Traveler
  • Super Yacht Atmosphere
  • "Young at Heart"

Melbourne, Australia. Photo Credit:  moerschy/Pixabay

Good to Know
  • Any special requests are required within 21 days prior to sailing.
  • Athletic Club features adult-size seesaws and more.
  • Attire onboard is casual.
  • Bookings within 44 days of the sailing require payment in full.
  • Cancellation policy varies by amount paid and date of request.
  • Caribbean sailing usually visits Havana (Cuba).
  • Complimentary WiFi.
  • Cruise fare includes dining, gratuities and onboard activities.
  • Cruise fare includes basic beverages: coffee, non-pressed juices, soda, sparkling water, still water and tea.
  • Departure ports in Australia, Florida, Greece, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Spain and United Arab Emirates.
  • Designing a new private destination, The Beach Club on the Bahamian Island of Bimini.
  • Dining and entertainment reservations can be booked 45 days prior to sailing via Sailor App.
  • Electronically controlled stateroom blackout shades.
  • Embarkation is around 2PM.
  • Embarkation lines tends to be long.
  • Every restaurant has a bar.
  • Excursions ("Shore Things") are can be booked 120 days prior to sailing via Sailor App.
  • Extended hours in ports on select sailings.
  • Features beer taproom, coffee bar, Champagne lounge, martini and cocktail bar.
  • Final payment is due 120 days prior to sailing.
  • Granted (2019) a 30 year berthing rights agreement at Miami Port.
  • Has no traditional Beverage Package, but prior to sailing, you may add money to your bar tab. Unused funds can not be applied to a future cruise or onboard charges.
  • Made to order food onboard.
  • Mega RockStar and RockStar Quarters may book dining and entertainment reservations 60 days prior to sailing.
  • No buffet dining.
  • No specific LGBTQIA events onboard.
  • Offers plenty of dining venues and specialty bars.
  • Onboard Scarlet Lady offers a tattoo studio, Squid Ink.
  • Open seating dining.
  • Overnight stays are available on select itineraries.
  • Passport viability 6 months beyond return. 
  • Popular cruise line amongst foodies and wellness cruisers.
  • Popular spots in the Caribbean, Europe and the South Pacific. 
  • Reduction in disposable plastics, no disposable water bottles or plastic straws onboard.
  • Requires a deposit of 20% of the cruise fare.
  • Reservation can be held for 24 hours without a deposit up to 45 days prior to sailing.
  • Sailor App is known to crash often.
  • Scarlet Lady offers a brunch at Razzle Dazzle with a Drag Show.
  • RockStar Suites onboard Scarlet Lady feature marble bathrooms, music rooms stocked with electric guitars, outdoor hot tubs and private terraces.
  • Scarlet Lady commenced from Miami Port in October 2021 sailing the Caribbean for 4 - 5 night sailings.
  • Spa and wellness experiences can only be booked once onboard.
  • Stateroom tablet may screencast a movie on the TV.
  • Tour of the Bridge is roughly 2.5 hours and costs $200/PP.
  • Unlimited fitness classes onboard.
  • Wearable wrist band made of recyclable ocean plastic is your onboard device for payment system and stateroom key.
  • Wellness area features alfresco yoga, boxing ring, gymnastics equipment and outdoor training area just to mention a few.

Cádiz, Spain. Photo Credit: Paul Edney/Pixabay

We're always happy to work with you to extend your experience on a pre and/or post cruise stay, as well.

Now, for the Do-It-Yourself Travelers, you may book your Virgin Voyages next sailing directly on our website, Louvet Travel. Receiving all the personalized care that our valued Clients experience! Truly your one source for all your questions. 

Miami, FL. Photo Credit: yanivmatza/Pixabay

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