easyCruise is previewing its 2009 itineraries with a fantastic offer – up to 30% saving for early bookers until 31st August 2008.  The new cruises include stops at some of Greece’s most popular islands as well the company’s first visit to Crete and Rhodes and a new range of festival celebrations including the Patras Carnival, one of the most famous in Europe.  In total, easyCruise will be running 10 different itineraries next year and you can enjoy a seven night cruise from as little as £179 per person (based on two people sharing a compact inside cabin*).

For Summer 2009, easyCruise is also announcing a new price concept.  Due to exceptional customer demand for pre-purchased optional extras, all quoted prices will now include accommodation, daily housekeeping and a half board meal plan.

The range of itineraries has been designed so there is something for everyone, whether you are looking for a long weekend getaway or a holiday exploring some of the most amazing islands of the Aegean.   Unique to easyCruise is the chance to enjoy all day and night at each destination, giving you all the time you need to immerse yourself in local culture, making the most of the organised excursions or spending your day delving into the shops, relaxing on the beaches, sampling the delights of the local nightlife or simply lazing on a sun bed by the pool onboard the ship – the joy of easyCruise is that the choice is entirely yours!

For more information visit www.easyCruise.com, contact your travel agent or call 0871 210 0001.

The 2009 itineraries are as follows:
NEW 7 night - Aegean Islands, Crete & Turkey (departing from Athens or Bodrum)
7 night cruise from June 20 – October 10
Piraeus (for Athens), Mykonos, Bodrum, Kos, Rhodes, Crete & Syros
NEW 14 night - Great Aegean Escape (departing from Rhodes)
14 night cruise from June 24 – October 14
Rhodes, Crete, Syros, Piraeus (for Athens), Kalymnos, Bodrum, Kos, Paros, Mykonos
Greek Islands & Turkey (departing from Athens & Bodrum)
7 night cruise from June 13 – October 17
Visiting: Piraeus (for Athens), Kalymnos, Bodrum, Kos, Paros, Mykonos & Syros
NEW 4 night - Carnival in Patras
4 night cruise on February 27
Piraeus (for Athens), Patras & Itea
Long Weekend in the Cyclades
4 night cruise from April 30 – June 5
Piraeus (for Athens), Paros, Mykonos & Syros
Cyclades Midweek Break
3 night cruise from April 21 – June 1
Piraeus (for Athens), Mykonos & Syros
Greek Orthodox Easter
5 night cruise on April 16
Piraeus (for Athens), Nafplion, Mykonos, Paros & Syros
Catholic Easter
6 night cruise on April 10
Piraeus (for Athens), Mykonos, Syros, Bodrum, Kos & Paros