Let’s be honest, it’s a dream many of us have. Who wouldn’t want to live on a cruise ship, waking up each morning to a new view as you wander the globe visiting exciting destinations from the comfort of your own home.
One new cruise line is making this dream an affordable reality. Storylines is the world’s first affordable cruise ship company and is selling condos on their first cruise ship starting at just $155,000. Named My Home At Sea, this signature ownership and travel experience is offering cabin/condos aboard a cruise ship that travels the world.
The 24,000 gross ton cruise ship is bringing the beauty of classic ocean travel into the 21st century. The vessel will offer 450 cabins broken into five tiers that will range from $155,000 to $1.4 million. The ship will first set sail in August 2019 after receiving a $40 million renovation.
Whichever you choose, you’ll find full washrooms, hardwood floors, carpeted living spaces and tasteful furnishings throughout. Storylines has worked with award-winning design firms and decorators to give the spaces a clean, modern feel, with efficient use of space, plenty of storage and up-to-date technology.
The itinerary is set only from point-to-point every 2 weeks to allow for provisioning and safe running of the vessel. All other ports and locations in between those dates are voted on by you, as a cabin-condo owner, via their app. This innovative approach allows the on-board community to choose destinations just a few days in advance.
All the necessities of daily life are provided for you and included in your fee. Meals, drinks, housekeeping services, access to all facilities, even an on-board medical staff are included.
The company is offering a range of attractive financing options to match your budget, cash flow and time frame. Reserving your cabin-condo is easy, with a fully refundable $5,000 deposit subject to terms and conditions of the agreement.
The five tiers of cabins condos offered are:
Tier 1 ($155,000 – $400,000) – The most affordable cabin-condos make excellent use of space without sacrificing comfort, and exterior options are available that add natural light to the space. Area: 183 sq. ft. – 248 sq. ft. Monthly service fee: Starting at $4770 per person (per cabin, based on double occupancy)
Tier 2 ($345,000 – $515,000) – Nicely furnished living areas give this class of cabin-condo cozy places to relax and socialize. Some exterior cabins even have large sash windows that give them a light, airy feel. Area: 258 sq. ft. – 291 sq. ft. Monthly service fee: Starting at $5204 per person (per cabin, based on double occupancy)
Tier 3 ($415,000 – $580,000) – The midrange cabin-condos strike a balance between affordability and luxury, with extra touches like private balconies and full bathtubs. Area: 301 sq. ft. – 355 sq. ft. Monthly service fee: Starting at $5479 per person (per cabin, based on double occupancy)
Tier 4 ($585,000 – $630,000) – These premium cabin-condos offer the feel of a spacious urban studio apartment, with large living areas, comfortable seating and ample storage. Area: 366 sq. ft. – 452 sq. ft. Monthly service fee: Starting at $8928 per person (per cabin, based on double occupancy)
Tier 5 ($990,000 – $1,400,000) – The most spacious and exclusive offerings, these expansive exterior cabin-condo suites allow for maximum privacy and luxury, with living/dining areas separate from the sleeping quarters. There’s a two-deck duplex layout with a study, main-level living/dining area and upstairs bedroom, and a large single-deck suite with private terrace. Area: 570 sq. ft. – 624 sq. ft. Monthly service fee: Starting at $9533 per person (per cabin, based on double occupancy)
Storylines goal is to build a fleet of affordable cruise ships and thriving communities that they call “My Home At Sea”. Their first ship will launch in 2019 with a second cruise ship to follow soon after.
For more information these affordable residencies at sea, you can visit their website at Storylines.com.
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