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A unique experience to spend the holidays in Mexico, the Caribbean, Tahiti, the Yucatan or Hawaii awaits the passengers of Royal Viking Line's three 1982 Christmas and New Year cruises.

The Grand Trans-Canal/Caribbean/Mexico voyage aboard the Royal Viking Sea sets sail from Ft. Lauderdale December 14 for 23 days and from New Orleans December 17 for 20 days. The vessel will call at ports in Mexico, Jamaica, Curacao, Colombia, and the Grand Cayman Islands, in addition to the eight-hour transit through the Panama Canal. Fares per person begin at $4378.

The Grand Caribbean/Yucatan voyage aboard the Royal Viking Sky departs December 16 from Ft. Lauderdale for 28 days. The vessel will call at ports in the Netherlands Antilles, Martinique, Venezuela, Curacao, Barbados, St. Vincent, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Panama, Mexico, New Orleans, the Grand Cayman Islands, and San Blas Islands. Fares per person begin at $4984. Passembers may choose to disembark at New Orleans, shortening the cruise to 25 days, with per person fares beginning at $4450.

The splendor of the South Seas awaits the passengers on the Tahiti/Hawaii voyage aboard the Royal Viking Star, sailing from San Francisco/Los Angeles on December 19/20. The 25-day voyage features calls at ports in French Polynesia, the Marquesas Islands, Tahiti, and Hawaii. Fares per person begin at $4975.

All three cruises will enable passengers to enjoy the holiday season in an elegant and relaxed setting, while visiting some of the most resplendent ports in the world. Christmas will be spent feasting on roast turkey and plum pudding.

Additional information can be obtained from travel agents or Royal Viking Line, One Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, California, 94111; (415) 398-8000.

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