Sailing Date


09 Jun 2020  - 18 Jun 2020

General


Norwegian Fjords – The most stunning kosher cruise around. If you have not cruised Fjords, you have not yet cruised!

THE COSTA FORTUNA

Shipboard entertainment options – Fun and Sport

The 102,587-ton, 2,720-passenger cruise ship Costa Fortuna is a lead member of the enormous family of Carnival Corporation. Fortuna was released in November 2003. Today the liner represents continuing evolution. The Genoa company’s strategy is to secure mostly European base with the conveniences that North American passengers now demand – high balcony ratio, alternative dining, and splashy decorating. The interesting thing about Costa Cruises Fortuna ship is that she was built on a platform which is the same as Carnival Victory and Carnival Triumph cruise liners and looks like Carnival Conquest and Carnival Sunshine in many ways.

Besides the ship’s staff and crew, Costa cruise passengers are also served by Peper robots – the latest cyborg technology implemented fleetwide in 2016. These humanoid robots greet and guide passengers upon embarkation. They also assist them throughout the cruise by providing information and tips on onboard dining, entertainment, enrichment program (workshops, pre-scheduled events), casino and shopping promotions, shore excursions and tours. Pepper robots are mobile and communicate in 3 languages (English, German, Italian). They can also interpret human emotions by analyzing voice tones and facial expressions.

Costa Fortuna was designed by Carnival ships design-master Joe Farcus. What passengers get is a pan-European voyage mixed with the comforts of the American style. Fortuna cruise ship provides a casino, theater, 3 swimming pools, and 5 jacuzzis plus SPA. Club Squok is the ship’s kids’ facility. Teens have their own area next door. Club Squok counselors involve kids in various events, so activities are wide-spread. There is also a toddler pool area with a mini-jungle gym.

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Available Room Types

We are sorry, there are no cabins available at this cruise at the moment

Baltics

BalticsNorwegian Fjords - The most stunning kosher cruise around. If you have not cruised Fjords, you have not yet cruised! THE COSTA FORTUNA Shipboard entertainment options - Fun and Sport The 102,587-ton, 2,720-passenger cruise ship Costa Fortuna is a lead member of the enormous family of Carnival Corporation. Fortuna was released in November 2003. Today [...]Read more

Europe

EuropeNorwegian Fjords - The most stunning kosher cruise around. If you have not cruised Fjords, you have not yet cruised! THE COSTA FORTUNA Shipboard entertainment options - Fun and Sport The 102,587-ton, 2,720-passenger cruise ship Costa Fortuna is a lead member of the enormous family of Carnival Corporation. Fortuna was released in November 2003. Today [...]Read more

Northern Europe

Northern EuropeNorwegian Fjords - The most stunning kosher cruise around. If you have not cruised Fjords, you have not yet cruised! THE COSTA FORTUNA Shipboard entertainment options - Fun and Sport The 102,587-ton, 2,720-passenger cruise ship Costa Fortuna is a lead member of the enormous family of Carnival Corporation. Fortuna was released in November 2003. Today [...]Read more

Itinerary

Day

Date

Port

Arrival

1

Tue 09 June

Amsterdam Ijmuiden (Netherlands)

-

2

Wed 10

Cruising

-

3

 Thu 11

Alesund (Norway)

10:30 AM

4

Fri 12

Flam (Norway)

7:00 AM

5

Sat 13

Andalsnes (Norway)

9:00 AM

6

Sun 14

Olden (Norway)

8:00 AM

7

Mon 15

Haugesund (Norway)

8:00 AM

8

Tue 16

Cruising

-

9

Wed 17

Bremerhaven (Germany)

8:00 AM

10

Thu 18

Amsterdam Ijmuiden (Netherlands)

8:00 AM

Pricing

 

INTERIOR STATEROOM
inside-stateroom-cabin
Inside Staterooms are the most affordable way to cruise. Ideal for anyone looking for Cabins that are stylish and comfortable at a good price.
CABIN PRICE PER PERSON
Inside Stateroom $2,525 + $110 Taxes & Port Charges 

 

OCEAN VIEW WINDOW STATEROOMOutside-Staterooms

SOLD OUT!!!

Oceanview Staterooms are cabins with large windows to admire the view or simply to enjoy the first rays of morning sunlight. 

CABIN PRICE PER PERSON
OCEAN VIEW PREMIUM WINDOW STATEROOM

$2,615 + $110 Taxes & Port Charges

 

 

BC BALCONY CLASSIC  STATEROOM

Veranda-Staterooms
Balcony Classic Staterooms are comfortable cabins with an host of amenities including a private balcony looking out over the sea to make your cruise simply unforgettable. 
CABIN PRICE PER PERSON

BALCONY CLASSIC

 STATEROOM

$2,830+ $110 Taxes & Port Charges

 

BP BALCONY PREMIUM

 STATEROOM

Veranda-Staterooms
Balcony Premium staterooms are comfortable cabins with an host of amenities including a private balcony looking out over the sea to make your cruise simply unforgettable. 
CABIN PRICE PER PERSON

BALCONY PREMIUM

 STATEROOM

$2,955+ $110 Taxes & Port Charges

* Room measurements are approximated, and some rooms in the same category may vary in size and/or have different furniture placement, windows or fixtures from those pictured.

  • Rates are subject to change without notice. 
    • All rates are per person based on double occupancy
    • $1000 per person deposit due at time of booking.
  • Payment in full is due 90 days before sailing.
  •  Single rate supplement 60% on all cabins.
    • 3rd/4th person Adult sharing in cabin $1,490
  • Child up to Age 17 sharing in parents cabin $990 
  •  Travel insurance is strongly recommended. 
    • This rate does not include prepaid gratuities: 
       $12 per guest per day for any cabin stateroom
  • Regular cabins: Bookings are refundable less $100 administration fee until 90 days before sailing when full payment is due. Less than 90 days: 100% of total – no refund.

Regular cabins: Bookings are refundable less $100 administration fee until 90 days before sailing when full payment is due. Less than 90 days: 100% of total – no refund.

Suites and Higher Categories (not including Mini-Suites): Bookings are refundable less $100 administration fee until 125 days before sailing when full payment is due. From 124 days to 90 days: Bookings are refundable less 25% of total invoice amount. Less than 90 days: 100% of total – no refund. We strongly recommend purchasing travel insurance.

Scholars & Entertainers

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For the past 32 years Rabbi Laibl Wolf has been a spiritual mentor and a worldwide teacher of the mystical side of Judaism. Laibl is a master of, and draws his teachings from, the 4,000-year-old, esoteric and encrypted texts of the Kabbalah which provides a guide to the mysteries of cosmic and human consciousness and which is the source for much of the "new age" wisdom that we are familiar with today.

Although based on the Kabbalah, Laibl's philosophies are modern and progressive, and facilitate the growth of one's inner spirit in a technologically driven society. Although an Orthodox Hassidic Rabbi, his teachings are universal, open to people of all backgrounds and spiritual orientations.

Laibl's teachings focus on personal growth and emotional mastery. He uses the wisdom contained in the Kabalistic texts to reveal the inner workings of the mind-emotion balance. While spiritually based, Laibl's teachings are highly pragmatic. Laibl has translated the complicated Kabbalistic insights into a practical system of application to the minutiae of everyday life. He is able to help people discover the motivation behind their thoughts and emotions, which enables them to understand their behavioral patterns. To this end, Laibl has developed the original system of "Behavioral Kabbalah". which transmutes the ancient mystical teachings into a pathway of personal fulfillment. His teachings bring his audience to deeper levels of spiritual enlightenment. He has called his approach MindYoga®.

Addressing groups as divergent as the American Psychological Association, the Fortune 500 convention, and Buddhist monks, he is often the keynote speaker at worldwide conferences such as the recent "Argentinean Economy and Psycho/Spiritual Solutions" in Argentina. As Laibl is attuned to the similarities between Eastern spirituality and Kabbalist teachings, he has met with many leaders of other spiritual communities including an extensive two hour private session with the Dalai Lama. Melbourne University has appointed Rabbi Wolf as its founding lecturer in Jewish Mysticism and Spirituality.

Laibl has written and produced a highly regarded series of meditation and self-mastery audiovisual materials, which are sold internationally, and is the author of the best selling book, Practical Kabbalah (Three Rivers Press® of Random House, Inc., 1999). He has lectured in over 350 cities across the globe, and is a sought after speaker, conducting retreats, seminars, master classes and training programs continually throughout the world. Through his meditation techniques and MindYoga® approach, Laibl's audiences are able to master their emotions and empower their lives.

The son of Polish Holocaust survivors, Laibl is also a lawyer and educational psychologist, specializing in teenage rebellion. He is the Founder and Director of the Human Development Institute, a foundation dedicated to the progress of humankind through insight and personal mastery. He received his rabbinic ordination from the Chief Rabbi of Israel, and has studied under great Hassidic masters, his foremost mentor being the revered Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson who was known globally for the passionate wisdom he bestowed on humankind. Rabbi Wolf lives in Melbourne, Australia with his wife, Leah, and the younger two of their seven children.

 

Kashrut

About our Kosher Cruises: Eddie's Kosher Travel & Destinations

Combined we are the world's leading Kosher Tour operator with over 30 years experience, having satisfied thousands of Clients from USA, Israel, France, Belgium, Switzerland, UK , Mexico, Australia, South Africa on dozens of Cruises. We provide four gourmet meals a day in our own separate area of the dining room. All our meals are freshly prepared under the Management of  our Executive Chefs aboard each ship.

The Kashrut is under the strict supervision of Rabbi Nehemiah Rotenberg. Raised in Jerusalem and educated at the Ponevezh Yeshiva in Bnei Brak. After his marriage, he studied at the Beit Midrash of Horaah at the “Kol Ya'akov” Yeshiva, as well as with the Rishon LeZion, Rabbi Mordechai Eliyahu, z"l He was ordained by the Chief Rabbinate of Israel. Rabbi Nehemiah Rotenberg came to Vienna to serve as Rabbi in the community in 2002. During his tenure as Rabbi, he was the head of the "Zehut" Beit Midrash, and during his work in the community he dealt extensively in matters of Kashrus as a representative of many Batai Din (בד"ץ) around the world. Before 2002, while living in Israel he has dealt with kashrus issues and ran a weekly radio program on kashrus. During the past decade Rabbi Rotenberg’s main specialty is turning hotels throughout Europe to be able to provide food of the highest Kashrus level for Pesach and the summer months. Kashrus of a hotel is a distinct job and requires much expertise in the field, familiarity with the industrial kitchens, the form of Kashering an industrial kitchen, and of course extensive knowledge of kosher food products in Europe. His Kashrut team are all hand picked and well versed with many years of experience. Rabbi Rothenberg has spent many years developing the community Kosher list in Vienna for hundreds of food products sold in large retail chains throughout the Europe. This knowledge is very important and gives hotel operators in Europe the ability to bring local products and not need to import from Israel or the USA. His Kashrut experience has further expanded into the Kosher Cruises and he the Rav Hamachshir for Eddie’s Kosher Travel/Destinations Cruise packages. Rabbi Rotenberg works throughout the year to obtain Kosher meat and poultry throughout Europe at the highest kosher level, at the best price. For every shechita Rabbi Rotenberg sends a special overseer on his behalf in order to ensure that the shipment of meat from the start will arrive at the hotel with the utmost supervision.   Rabbi Rottenberg currently serves as part time Rabbi of Savion community in Israel # Further enquiries pls contact Rabbi Nechemia Rottenberg on +972 584038543 / +436889171489 or nr@zehut.org

Let us pamper you with our freshly prepared cuisine by renowned chefs, cooked from start to finish on board and entirely from fresh ingredients.

From casual hot & cold buffets to elegant glatt kosher dining in our ocean view restaurant with choices sure to please those with even the most discerning tastes.

Expect fine china, crisp linens, fine glassware and cutlery, and sheer elegance through which you will enjoy a glatt kosher dining experience at sea.

To compliment the three delightful meals, there are also afternoon and late night snacks to tempt your palate.

You will enjoy the Glatt kosher cuisine of uncompromising quality and strict kashrut standards. All meat is Glatt kosher and milk products are Chalav Yisrael. Our on-board Kosher kitchen is under the full time supervision of a team of mashgichim, headed by our cruise Rav HaMachshir.


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