Sailing to 5 continents, 45 countries and 57 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Oceania Cruises has announced an additional 180-day journey aboard the newly refurbished Insignia, scheduled to depart on January 4th 2016. Encouraged by the overwhelmingly positive response by guests to the first two 180-day cruises offered by Oceania Cruises, this newest voyage is the latest in a series that represents the longest and most comprehensive world exploration itineraries available in the cruise industry. Reservations for the new Around the World in 180 Days itinerary are now open.

Cruise Ship Insignia, First World Cruise / Photo © Oceania Cruises

Cruise Ship Insignia, First World Cruise / Photo © Oceania Cruises

“Oceania Cruises provides guests with the opportunity to explore the world on their terms by offering an incredible array of diverse itineraries and unique destinations,” said Kunal S. Kamlani, president of Oceania Cruises. “The Around the World in 180 Days itinerary is a dream come true for those looking to traverse the globe in comfort and style. Not only do we offer the most destinations, but we also have the added luxury of time, providing our guests with longer port days and more overnight stays to fully appreciate the breadth and diversity of art, architecture and cuisine found around the world.”

Embarking from Miami on January 4th 2016, Insignia will set sail for the Caribbean before continuing on a southern course to South America where the ship will visit ports in Trinidad and Tobago, French Guiana and Brazil. The ship then heads to Africa where guests will enjoy some of the most incredible scenery the world has to offer in countries such as Angola, Namibia, South Africa and Mozambique. After travelling around the African continent, Insignia sails for Asia where guests will enjoy two-night stays in Rangoon, Burma (Yangon, Myanmar), and Shanghai, China, as well as visits to a myriad of exotic and alluring locales. Insignia then heads to the South Pacific for a number of stops, including Oceania Cruises’ first call on the Australian port of Cooktown, serving as a gateway for the Great Barrier Reef and the Aboriginal community of Hopevale. After sailing through the azure Hawaiian waters, Insignia stops in Los Angeles before heading down the west coast, through the Panama Canal and completing the journey in Miami on July 1st.


As the leader in destination-rich itineraries, Oceania Cruises designed the Around the World in 180 Days voyage with 14 overnight stays and visit a total of 92 ports of call. The full list of overnights includes:

· Cape Town, South Africa – February 9th -10th Rangoon, Burma (Yangon, Myanmar) – March 8th-10th (Two nights)

· Singapore, Singapore – March 14th -15th Bangkok, Thailand – March 18th -19th

· Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam – March 22nd -23rd

· Hanoi (Ha Long Bay), Vietnam – March 25th – 26th

· Hong Kong, China – March 28th -29th

· Xiamen, China – March 30th – 31st

· Shanghai, China – April 2nd -4th (Two nights)

· Beijing (Tianjin), China – April 6th -7th

· Bali (Benoa), Indonesia – April 26th -27th

· Sydney, Australia – May 9th -10th

Bookings for the Around the World in 180 Days cruise are now open, and guests reserving their suite or stateroom by Oct. 31st 2014, will receive early booking savings of up to 71%. In addition, guests will receive the Exclusive Prestige Package, which includes:

· Free pre-paid gratuities – a value up to $8,300

· $1,300 per stateroom shipboard credit

· Free onboard medical services

· Free unlimited Internet

· Free laundry services

· Free one-night pre-cruise luxury hotel stay

· Free roundtrip transfers

Fares for the Around the World in 180 Days cruise start from 28,239 euros per person.

Information source: Oceania Cruises

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