The ship is inclusive of all meals, beverages, butler service, and more— it’s bringing the world of luxuries to you, all in one place, as you travel.

Shore Excursions

More details on activities to be announced soon. Our Ship: Silversea Silver Shadow. The award-winning Silver Shadow ship has all the hallmarks of extreme luxury at sea, with high space-to-guest ratios, superior service, and enhanced amenities.

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Guests will receive the daily Chronicle with a news summary and daily activities. Wi-Fi Internet access is available in your suite and throughout the ship, however do to satellite coverage, signal strength can be limited. Be sure to call your mobile service provider prior to the trip to understand your international plan and potential roaming charges while on board the ship. Roaming fees can add up quickly and we recommend you purchase a package through your mobile provider.


Airplane Travel

You and your guest’s round-trip economy travel are paid for by Dot Foods. Upgraded travel options are a personal expense. Liz Little at Town & Country Travel will manage your airline travel. She will send you flight options based on the travel dates you select during registration and then book the flights for you. You can find her information on the Contact Us page.

Travel Expenses

Airport parking charges, shopping, gambling, mobile phone charges, and other additional expenses while traveling are not covered by Dot.

Smart Travel Enrollment Program (STEP)
The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service that allows U.S. citizens that are traveling to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. STEP keeps you informed about safety conditions in your destination country and helps you contact family and friends in case of an emergency. Learn more and enroll at

For more information contact us.


We have arranged transportation to and from Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE) for you.

Transportation from VCE to our ship will be provided on Friday, June 12. If you arrive on an earlier day, you will need to arrange and pay for your transportation.

Transportation from our ship to VCE will be provided on Thursday, June 18. If you depart on a different day, you will need to arrange and pay for your transportation. The transportation agency will pre-arrange the transfers for you based on your flight times. Additional information regarding ground transportation will be provided two weeks before the trip.


The ship is inclusive of all meals and beverages.


Breakfast will be at leisure every day; you may dine in The Restaurant for a la carte
service, La Terrazza for buffet service, or choose in-suite dining.


Lunch is at your leisure on the ship or on your own as you explore each port.


To encourage networking and fun, we assign seating at some of our dinners. Please arrive promptly to all dinners to get the most out of your Dot Trip experience.


Silversea is an all-inclusive cruise liner, including gratuities. We furnish ample gratuities for all program activities. However, feel free to tip for any special or personal services you may receive during your stay.


While not included with the Dot Trip, some guests prefer to arrive earlier or stay longer. Below are recommendations for hotel stays in Venice, Italy for pre- and post-Dot Trip accommodations. Please contact Liz Little at Town and Country Travel for any assistance with booking.

Hilton Molino Stucky
Address: Giudecca 810, Venice, 30133, Italy
Phone: +39-041-2723311
Website: View here

Hotel Danieli
Address: Riva degli Schiavoni, Castello 4196, Venice, 30122 Italy
Phone: +39 041 522 6480
Website: View here

St. Regis
Address: Piazza Ognissanti 1, Florence, 50123 Italy
Phone: +39 055 27161
Website: View here

When: June 11-18, 2020


Silversea Silver Shadow Cruising
Italy, Croatia, and Montenegro