Deilmann’s South America Sailings Offer Free Air, Free Shore Excursions, Reserved Carnival Tickets

Chile, Argentina, Falklands, Brazil and Carnival in Rio Are Highlights of Cruises, Jan. 25 and Feb. 14, 2007

NEW YORK, March 29 /PRNewswire/ — The Chilean Fjords, Punta Arenas, Ushuaia, Cape Horn Passage, the Falkland Islands and Buenos Aires are among the highlights of the first of two South America voyages Peter Deilmann Cruises is offering U.S. travelers looking for a grand hotel voyage aboard the five-star MS Deutschland, Jan. 25-Feb. 14, 2007. The second sailing spends time in Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro at Carnival time and colonial Salvador, before crossing the South Atlantic via the Cape Verde Islands to Santa Cruz, Tenerife in Spain’s Canary Islands, Feb. 14-March 5, 2007.

Free air from New York City, free shore excursions worth up to $796, free reserved Carnival tickets and transfers and free airport-ship transfers are among the added inducements to these sailings that depart from Valparaiso, Chile, and Buenos Aires, Argentina. In addition, there are very low cost air supplements from up to 40 other gateways that cost only $50 to $200. Air rates start at just $50 from Miami, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington and six other eastern cities, $150 from Los Angeles and $175 from 19 other gateways. Those arranging their own air can deduct $1,000 per person from the cruise fare.

The first South America cruise begins with an overnight in Valparaiso and other ports of call are Puerto Montt and Punta Arenas in Chile, Ushuaia, Puerto Madryn and Buenos Aires in Argentina and Port Stanley on the remote Falkland Islands. The ship cruises the Chilean Fjords and through the Strait of Magellan, the Beagle Canal and Cape Horn Passage.

The second cruise begins with a two-night stay in Buenos Aires then calls at Itajai, Brazil, and Rio for an overnight stay and Carnival with reserved seats at the parade. The Deutschland is one of just a few ships that will be docked in Rio for the parade. The ship sails to Salvador da Bahia, Brazil’s third largest city, and Natal before crossing the South Atlantic to the Cape Verde Islands and Santa Cruz, Tenerife, largest of the Canary Islands.

Onboard, the nine-deck ship has outdoor and indoor swimming pools, three sun decks, open-air promenade deck, fitness center, exercise and dance classes, sauna, solarium, Turkish bath and putting green. The expanded Wellness Spa has Thalasso Therapy, Cleopatra Bath and other health and beauty treatments along with extensive choices in massage therapy.

The 286-cabin MS Deutschland, launched in 1998 and refurbished annually, is a classic ocean liner designed in art nouveau and art deco styles that recall the days of grand ocean travel. The five-star ship has elegantly appointed staterooms for a maximum of 520 passengers and is known for its fine cuisine and high level of service with one crewmember for every two passengers.

Rates on the cruises from New York City begin at $5,852 per person twin for the 20-night Valpariso-Buenos Aires sailing and single staterooms start at $6,604 including air transportation. Cabins on the Buenos Aires-Santa Cruz de Tenerife cruise start at $6,324. For more information, contact Deilmann Cruises at 1-800-348-8287, by e-mail at or visit

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