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       Spectacular Touchdown on First Floating Runway                           returning to a holiday at sea or on a
       on Sydney Harbour for Arrival of Majestic Princess                       river. Your travel agent will have special
                                                                                promotions available to discuss with
       Australia’s summer cruise season has   Princess was only launched last year   you for Ocean Cruising, River Cruising,
       taken off following the spectacular   and is the flagship of our fleet, so it’s   Luxury Cruising and Expedition Cruising.
       maiden arrival of the international   an incredible vote of confidence in
       superliner Majestic Princess in Sydney on   both the Australian cruise market and   P&O Cruises Names its Newest Ship
 FREE   the world’s first floating “runway”. The   the appeal of Australia as a cruise   P&O Cruises Australia has announced
 FLIGHTS  Save up to   largest Princess Cruises’ ship ever to visit   destination for such a spectacular ship   its newest and first Grand Class ship will
 TO SOUTH   $2,850 *  Australia, Majestic Princess “touched   to be based here for six months,” Mr   be named Pacific Adventure and will
 EAST ASIA *  PER COUPLE  down” in Sydney shortly after sunrise on   Allison said. The 3560-guest ship will be   join the cruise line’s family in late 2020.
       Saturday 15 September 2018, sailing into
       her new homeport along a 1,550metre-  based in Sydney for the next six months,   Pacific Adventure is certain to be a
                                           carrying close to 70,000 Australian and
       long illuminated runway. The floating   international travellers on 18 cruises   popular name choice among P&O
                                                                                Cruises’ many guests. P&O’s nearly
 Siem Reap  Vietnam  sea-strip was created by 62 buoys with   this season. At 143,700 tonnes, Majestic   600,000 strong Facebook community
 3  Kampong Kdei  bright red and white flares guiding her   Princess is equivalent to 126 Sydney
 Cambodia  Kampong Cham  path into Sydney Harbour.  Manly ferries, while her height of more   was asked to guess the name of their
 Kampong Tralach  7  Speaking in Sydney at the arrival,   than 68 metres makes her taller than the   favourite cruise line’s newest ship and
 Scenic Spirit Pool Deck  Phnom Penh  Mekong  2 Ho Chi Minh City  Princess Cruises Senior Vice President,   six were spot on suggesting Pacific
 Tan Chau                                  Sydney Opera House. With a length of   Adventure.
 My Tho
 Sa Dec  Cai Be  Asia Pacific, Stuart Allison said Majestic   330 metres, she is 21 metres longer than   Continuing the fleet’s extensive
       Princess’ maiden Sydney season      the height of Sydney’s tallest building,   transformation, Pacific Adventure is in
 Treasures of the Mekong  VIMS  was testament to the popularity of   the 309-metre tall Sydney Tower.  sync with the adventurous spirit behind
       cruising among Australians. “Majestic
                                                                                Pacific Explorer’s name, and will build
                                           Majestic Princess offers 13 dining options
       Sture Myrmell, Capt. Dino Sagani, Stuart Allison  including specialty dinner menus by   on the fresh and contemporary design
 13 Day Cruise & Tour    Ho Chi Minh City > Siem Reap  two Michelin star-awarded chefs: Chef   of her sister.
                                           Richard Chen at Harmony and Chef     The 3100-guest ship will offer an array of
 Would you love to travel South East Asia in style, through a tapestry of colour and   Emmanuel Renaut at La Mer. The ship is   dining experiences including exciting
 culture on a luxury Mekong River Cruise?    also home to the largest retail shopping   concepts from Australian chef and
                                           space at sea, with more than 1000    restaurateur Luke Mangan and award-
 Our 5-star Scenic Spirit vessel is built to European standards and is the most   square metres of luxury brands.  winning Melbourne chef Johnny Di
 spacious and luxurious on the Mekong. With butler service and a host of   Majestic Princess will return to Australian   Francesco. Taking relaxation to a whole
 indulgent amenities, guests will enjoy the ultimate river cruise experience. Every   Deluxe Suite, Scenic Spirit  shores again in late 2019 for another   new level, Pacific Adventure will sport a
 suite features a bedroom, a walk-in robe, separate living area and an exclusive   season of cruising from Sydney.   sprawling child-free Oasis retreat across
 Scenic Sun Lounge – your own private balcony at the touch of a button.         multiple decks, offering sun lounges, spa
                                                                                tubs, a swimming pool and dedicated
 During this award-winning journey, cruise from Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam to   bar. The Blue Room also returns as a
 Siem Reap in Cambodia. With Scenic Enrich, enjoy a gala dinner in an Angkor    live-music venue with sumptuous soft
 temple, receive a blessing from a Buddhist monk, see the sun rise over Angkor   furnishings for guests to sit back and
 Wat, and indulge in high tea at Phnom Penh’s historic Raffl es Hotel Le Royal.  enjoy live blues, soul and R&B.
                                                                                With an expanded range of cabin
 From only $7,495*pp                                                            options including 560 balcony rooms,
                                                                                230 suites and mini suites and the fleet’s
 STRICTLY LIMITED OFFER – Must end 18 December 2018, unless sold out prior  Scenic Enrich, Angkor Temple Gala Dinner  first 5-berth family cabins, the ship will
                                                                                offer something for everyone.
                                                                                The 108,865-ton ship, currently sailing
     SCENIC.COM.AU/LOVETOTRAVEL                                          as Princess Cruises’ Golden Princess,

 or visit SCENIC.COM.AU/AGENTS for your nearest Scenic agent                    is scheduled to enter the P&O fleet in
                                                                                October 2020. Continuing the ongoing
 QUOTE ‘SNPR5335’ WHEN BOOKING                                                  evolution of the P&O Cruises fleet,
                                                                                Pacific Adventure will be joined by
 *Conditions apply. Price and offer based on per person, twin share in AUD, are strictly limited and subject to availability until sold out. For new bookings only. Free Flight is
 ex SYD/MEL/BNE/ADL/PER/CBR and based on an airline of Scenic’s choice. Airfares must be booked through Scenic. From price includes $200pp Early Booking Discount   Grand Class sister ship Star Princess at
 where booking is deposited by 31 Oct 2018. Price based on VIMS030520.1, in category CA Deluxe Suite. First non-refundable $1,000pp deposit due within 7 days of booking.   Photo Roger Cantwell  the end of 2021.
 A second non-refundable deposit of $1,000pp is due by 31 Oct 2018 or 11 months prior to departure, whichever comes fi rst. Save up to value is based on airfare value of
 Scenic choice including taxes. Price correct as of 26/09/18. For full terms and conditions visit ABN 85 002 715 602. SNMA279.
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