Early Booking Savings with Windstar

Book your 2025 or 2026 Windstar cruise to select destinations and receive $100 Onboard Credit + a Free Upgrade to the All-Inclusive Fare! Plus exclusive cruise fares & beverage package on select 2023 and 2024 voyages.

Book by Nov 06, 2023

Leave the crowds and clichés behind on small, elegant ships that carry less than 350 pampered, privileged guests. Enjoy late-night departures, overnights in port, and one-of-a-kind tours and activities. Connect to the wonder, authenticity, and majesty of a world discovered in private-yacht style. With access to small ports, you’ll visit popular must-sees as well as the best-kept secrets. 

Book now for Windstar's Early Booking Bonus offer for 2025 and 2026 voyages to select destinations worldwide. This means you'll receive;

- a $100 Onboard credit per guest
- FREE Upgrade to Windstar's All-Inclusive Fare

With Windstar's All-Inclusive fare, you'll receive;

- Wi-Fi

- Unlimited Beer, Wine, and cocktails

- Gratuities

Exclusive Offer

Don't want to wait? Book one of our specially selected 2023 or 2024 voyages to the Middle East and receive specially reduced cruise fares and a Complimentary Beverage Package^ (a value of $65 per person per day). 

The pharaohs themselves would envy your luxurious passage along ancient spice and incense routes to royal Egyptian tombs, red Saharan dunes, and turquoise-fringed Red Sea resorts. Peer into camel-colored Bedouin tents and lofty Emirati architecture. Wander maze-like souks, historic Old Quarters where prosperous merchant families once dwelled, endless UNESCO wonders, and futuristic cities.

Recommended Windstar voyages

Be sure to ask about other destinations and departures

Sparkling Sands and Cities of the Persian GulfDec 13, 2023 (10 days)

Muscat to Dubai
Star Legend | Star Porthole Suite (PS)
USD $2,335 Per Person Incl taxes
Exclusive Offer: Specially reduced cruise fare + Complimentary Beverage Package

Glide past bronze desert coastlines punctuated by 500-hundred-year-old Portuguese fortifications and shimmering, contemporary city skylines. The Persian Gulf is a cultural enigma rich in contrasts, abundant in both modern and ancient destinations bound by timeless traditions. Ride camels or air-conditioned 4x4s across endless golden sand dune crests. Wander amid masterpieces by European and Asian artists in the new Louvre Abu Dhabi, a breathtaking domed architectural marvel that hovers above the sea. Savor succulent lamb and local fish throughout regional cuisine, admire contemporary coastal havens, and experience friendly and authentic Middle Eastern culture in seaside desert surroundings unmatched anywhere in our world.

Persian Gulfs & Arabian SeasFeb 21, 2024 (17 days)

Dubai to Jeddah
Star Legend | Star Porthole Suite (PS)
USD $3,126 Per Person Incl taxes
Exclusive Offer: Specially reduced cruise fare + Complimentary Beverage Package

Take a deep dive into the Persian Gulf on this 18-day itinerary, visiting five out of six of the world’s richest countries and getting to know their similarities and differences. Visit dazzling and dynamic cities like Dubai, Doha, Abu Dhabi, and Jeddah with their futuristic architecture and cultural treasures. With two overnight stays you can take in Abu Dhabi’s Louvre and Doha’s sandcastle-shaped Museum of Islamic Art. Get to know the many faces of the UAE from Ras Al Khama’s locked-in-time pearling village to Sir Bani Yas island where oryx and other endangered Arabian wildlife live. Discover the friendly and relaxed atmosphere of Bahrain and Oman, favorites with expats. Marvel at natural wonders from Oman’s magnificent fjords to Saudi Arabia’s UNESCO site of Al Ahsa, the largest oasis in the world. Follow the historic Trail of Frankincense, walk scenic seaside corniches, become a fan of shawarma. And search for superlatives to describe a host of extraordinary accomplishments – the world’s tallest building, the world’s tallest fountain, the world’s largest manmade archipelago.

Emirates, Qatar & the Span of OmanNov 28, 2025 (8 days)

Dubai to Muscat
Star Legend | Star Porthole Suite (PS)
USD $3,026 Per Person Incl taxes
Early Booking Offer: $100 Onboard credit per guest and a FREE Upgrade to Windstar's All-Inclusive Fare

Many destinations show you the past, but this cruise to the Persian Gulf region shows you the past and the future, deftly navigating between the two. Discover Abu Dhabi and Doha with their ultramodern skyscrapers, museums and Michelin-starred restaurants. Don’t miss the covered passageways of Doha’s magical Souq Waqif where something amazing waits around every corner: the gold souq, the falcon souq, heritage police mounted on dazzling Arabian horses. You can see Doha’s souq at its evening best when friends gather at cafes and restaurants to dine or play backgammon. Discover Oman with its 17th century honey-colored forts, spectacular fjords, and Bedouin mountain villages hiding secret jade oases. Get a henna tattoo. Go 4-wheeling in the dunes. SCUBA dive the Strait of Hormuz. See mosques so beautiful they take your breath away, and an island that’s an ark for endangered Arabian wildlife. And when you think you’ve see everything the Gulf has to offer, arrive in Dubai, a city that strives to be bigger, better, and bolder than anywhere else.

Arabian Nights & Egyptian DaysMar 09, 2026 (9 days)

Jeddah to Aqaba
Star Legend | Star Porthole Suite (PS)
USD $3,721 Per Person Incl taxes
Early Booking Offer: $100 Onboard credit per guest and a FREE Upgrade to Windstar's All-Inclusive Fare

Spend unforgettable days exploring ancient wonders, little-known beaches, and cosmopolitan splendors along the Red Sea coastlines of Egypt, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia. Venture inland from Ain Sokhna to the Great Pyramids of Giza. Trace your fingertips along the carved contours of Petra’s sandstone walls. Watch the moon rise over the Nile River during an overnight stay in Luxor, home to the world’s largest outdoor museum. Shop like royalty in the contemporary concourses of the Red Sea Mall, or wander narrow 7th century stone lanes, past quaint spice and perfume shops inside 500-year-old buildings in Jeddah’s oldest and most unique district. Snorkel amid electric blue Springer’s Dottyback, Picasso’s Triggerfish, and countless other vibrant endemic fish in wondrous underwater settings.

Red Sea Revelries via the Suez CanalMar 27, 2026 (12 days)

Jeddah to Athens
Star Legend | Star Porthole Suite (PS)
USD $4,692 Per Person Incl taxes
Early Booking Offer: $100 Onboard credit per guest and a FREE Upgrade to Windstar's All-Inclusive Fare

Cruise from the cradle of Western Civilization and transit the Suez Canal to the warm and inviting waters of the Red Sea during a 10-day voyage that visits the coastlines of Egypt, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia. Meander the maze-like corridors in search of a mythical Minotaur in an excavated Minoan palace. Spend the day transiting the Suez Canal, an elusive dream of pharaohs and emperors before its 1869 completion. Journey to the Great Pyramids and the iconic Sphinx of Giza. Cruise the Nile River and wander the world’s largest outdoor museum prior to dining on lamb kebabs and rice-stuffed peppers during an overnight stay in Luxor. Caress the rose-tinged sandstone walls of Petra or hang on tight to Jordanian camels on the warm desert expanses outside Aqaba. Authentic hospitality awaits you in Bedouin camps outside Yanbu. Welcome to a land of Arabian coffee, countless palaces and mosques, Bedouins and veiled women.

Discover the unspoiled and unfamiliar in a style that will completely transform the way you cruise.  Windstar knows the way to experience a different kind of cruise — intimate, authentic and unscripted. 180 degrees from ordinary.

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Terms & Conditions

For Windstar’s new 2025-2026 Latin, Caribbean, Canary Islands, Trans Ocean, Tahiti & Middle East opening deployments, Windstar is offering a $200 shipboard credit per stateroom* and a free upgrade to our All-Inclusive package (valued at $89 per guest per day).  ^ Exclusive Offer valid for new bookings made and deposited between August 30, 2023 and September 30, 2023. Not combinable with any other offer. Beverage package applied at the time of booking. * All fares mentioned are per person, in US dollars, cruise only, based on double occupancy in lowest category, and include non-discountable amounts. Single and Triple guests in a stateroom or suite are also eligible for this promotion, the shipboard credit will be awarded at $100 per guest. All-inclusive package includes Wi-Fi, and all beer, wine, cocktails, and gratuities. Taxes, Fees, and Port Expenses are additional and are published at www.windstarcruises.com. Offer is valid on new bookings only and subject to availability. Consult your Windstar representative for promotional offer or discount combinability. This offer is not combinable with Star Groups.   Bookings are non-transferable; no name changes can be made, nor can this offer be applied retroactively. Shipboard credits are valid on the applicably purchased sailing only and are non-refundable with no cash value. Cancellation fees may apply; please see website for details. Fuel surcharges may be imposed or increased over time. Offer is capacity controlled and may be withdrawn or modified at Windstar’s discretion at any time. Information contained herein is accurate at time of publication and subject to change without notice. All terms and conditions stated on the Windstar website apply. Cruises are provided subject to the terms and conditions of the Passage Contract. Offer is valid for reservations booked between August 15 and November 6, 2023. Ships’ registry: Bahamas.


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