Overview Hapag-Lloyd is a luxury German cruise line. Their ships, the EUROPA and EUROPA 2, have both been given five star–plus ratings by Berlitz Cruise Guides. While cruises aboard the EUROPA are now conducted in German, cruises aboard their other ships are conducted in both German and English. You will find a high level of service and an elegant atmosphere aboard all their ships. Destinations Middle East Antarctic
Western Mediterranean Eastern Mediterranean USA and Canada The Caribbean Arctic Pacific and South Seas Africa Central and South America North Sea and Baltic Sea
Minimum Age Eight months when sailing within Europe; two years f or all other destinations Babysitting Babysitting service is available at an additional cost. Pregnancy Policy
Expectant mothers who are or will be less than 24 weeks pregnant at the time of embarkation must produce a certificate from an appropriate medical specialist (gynecologist) confirming that they are fit to travel in the territory covered by the cruise itinerary. Hapag-Lloyd Cruises is unable to carry expectant mothers in the 24th week of pregnancy at the time of embarkation or who will enter the 24th week of pregnancy during the cruise.
Children’s Programs Infants and Toddlers (0–4 years)
Hapag-Lloyd’s aim is for their guests to feel comfortable and happy in every respect, even if they are only learning to crawl on board. Therefore, they offer a free Baby-Welcome-Paket package aboard the EUROPA and the EUROPA 2. It contains all baby- care products for toddlers up to three years of age—and reduces parents’ luggage significantly. Children who can already walk enjoy strolling across the ship holding the paw of Käpt’n Knopf and playing with the family captain in the Knopf Club aboard the EUROPA 2. Children (4–10 years) Hapag-Lloyd offers a Kids’ Club for children four years or older, plus age-specific programs with activities such as game-filled afternoons, karaoke, arts and crafts, and treasure hunts. There are special children’s excursions without parents, and spa offers for children aged eight and older, such as the chocolate body wrap or chocolate massage. As for meals, Hapag-Lloyd offers dinner as a group with child minders and delicious kids’ menus. Tweens and Teens (11–17 years) For older kids, there is the Teens’ Club, which also offers age-specific programs, with activities such as a photo workshop, hip hop courses, and pool parties. In the Teens’ club, there are also special teen excursions without parents, special spa treatments,
Policies subject to change without notice, always check with your travel agent regarding pregnancy policies and children age policies prior to booking your cruise.
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