Virgin Voyages Redefines Work From Home With Month-Long Mediterranean Adventure At Sea

Global entrepreneur Richard Branson is giving WFH (Work From Home) a new meaning as his newest, award-winning travel brand, Virgin Voyages, introduces Scarlet Summer Season Pass. Travelers can now WFH, “Work From Helm,” with a month aboard Scarlet Lady as she sails through the gorgeous Mediterranean Sea.

Between June and September, travelers can embark on a four-week journey, exploring fabulous coastal towns like Cannes, Civitavecchia (Rome), Ibiza, Palma de Mallorca, Ajaccio (Corsica) and more.

Update 21/03/2024: Following an incredible demand, with more than 2,000 inquiries and voyages from Barcelona selling out in less than 48 hours, Virgin Voyages has decided to extend its Summer Season Pass to Resilient Lady sailing from Athens, giving more travelers the option to WFH (work from helm) this summer. During her sailings Resilient Lady will visit amazing destinations including Santorini, Dubrovnik, Mykonos, Bodrum and Kotor. New passes are available for the following periods:

  1. June: June 2 – June 30
  2. July Option 1: June 30 – July 28
  3. July Option 2: July 7 – Aug 4

Richard Branson, Virgin Group Founder, said,“I’ve been fortunate enough to be able to do my work from anywhere. When I started Virgin, I was actually working out of a houseboat. I’ve never thought of work and play as two different things, it’s all just living. We want to give Sailors (guests) that same opportunity, so we came up with this idea to have them travel the world while working aboard our beautiful ships. Though this sounds like a lot more fun than my houseboat!”

Inspired by Branson’s passion for doing what you love while also having a bit of fun and adventure, the Scarlet Summer Season Pass is offering Sailors an opportunity to work, travel and eat their way through Europe while enjoying the fastest WiFi at sea. The ship is newly equipped with integrated SES Cruise mPOWERED + Starlink PRO, offering unmatched connectivity of up to 1.5 Gbps per ship. WiFi is complimentary for all guests (and crew), as are gratuities, group fitness classes like zen-inducing yoga and high-energy HIIT or spin classes, soft drinks, coffee and tea, and delicious, Michelin-inspired food from more than 20 eateries.

“No longer does working from home mean being tied to a desk or home office and eating leftovers for lunch,” said Nirmal Saverimuttu, CEO of Virgin Voyages. “With our latest WiFi upgrades, Virgin Voyages can now offer our Sailors the chance to see the world while working from a daybed at The Dock and sampling Mediterranean mezzes, then hopping off the ship in between calls to make the most of our incredible ports of call.”

Along with visiting nine spectacular destinations across Spain, Italy and France, travelers who book the new four-week season pass will gain access to a dedicated concierge to help plan their month-long adventure. Whether it’s securing a reservation to the only Korean BBQ at sea or booking a day trip to explore the picturesque UNESCO World Heritage Site of Cinque Terre, guests will have Red Hot support throughout their entire journey.

The details

The Scarlet Summer Season Pass includes four, back-to-back voyages and starts at $9,990. This is a savings of up to 30% compared to travelers booking four independent voyages.

The package for two includes accommodations in a Central Sea Terrace in a prime location on the ship. The modern cabins feature fun mood lighting, high-tech tablets to control the blinds, AC and television, rainfall showers, and Virgin Voyages’ signature red hammock on the outdoor balcony.

Also included is:

  • Premium WiFi to stream meetings or the newest binge-worthy show
  • Wash & fold laundry service
  • Early access to book on-board dining and Shore Things
  • Access to a RockStar support team while on Scarlet Lady
  • Entry to Richard’s Rooftop, a chic space featuring daily Moët happy hours
  • A daily coffee credit to use at The Grounds Club with specialty brews and teas
  • Welcome bubbles to kick off Sailors’ month-long sailing celebration

The $9,990 pricing is not combinable with any other promotions and cannot be used with My Next Virgin Voyage (MNVV).  

Contact us for additional information and to book your voyage with Virgin Voyages.

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