Tauck, MS Swiss Jewel, exterior
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Tauck, Jewel class, ms Swiss Sapphire, lobby
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Photo Credit: Tauck | MS Swiss Sapphire's Lobby
Tauck, Jewel class, ms Esprit, Compass Rose
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Tauck, Jewel class, ms Treasures, lounge
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Photo Credit: Tauck | MS Treasures' Panorama Lounge
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Tauck, Jewel class, ms Swiss Emerald, Category 6 cabin
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Photo Credit: Tauck | MS Swiss Emerald's Category 6 Cabin

Jewel Class (361 Feet)

Tauck, Jewel class, ms Esprit, reception Photo credit: Tauck | MS Esprit

Classic and elegant, Tauck's Jewel Class ships have Old-World decor featuring traditional wood furnishings with brass and marble accents. The 118-passenger vessels feel especially roomy in comparison to similarly sized ships, thanks to a high space-to-passenger ratio. Cabins are larger than average as well, starting at 150 square feet on up to the 14 suites that measure 300 square feet. 

What We Love

All-Inclusive Pricing: Nearly everything is covered, from local wines to high-quality spirits. Gratuities are never expected, and Tauck even provides cash while on tours ashore to allow guests to use the pay toilet facilities. (They've also been known to provide for onshore lunches.)

High-Quality Amenities: All staterooms feature a number of luxurious extras: Molton Brown toiletries, bathrobes, slippers, high-thread-count sheets, plush duvets, and hypoallergenic down-filled pillows.

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Suites: These ships each have 14 suites measuring 300 square feet apiece, and featuring two floor-to-ceiling windows with French balconies and marble bathrooms with full-size tubs.

Excellent Service: Like all Tauck ships, the Jewel Class vessels have a dedicated cruise director who is assisted by up to two additional Tauck team members. Combine that with the low passenger count and the high crew-to-guest ratio, and you can count on onboard service that's exemplary.

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Who It's Best For

Refined Travelers Who Like Convenience: Tauck's all-inclusive packaging means that you can put your wallet away when you board and expect a level of sophisticated luxury from the moment you embark.

Don't Say We Didn't Warn You

The Crowd Is on the Older Side: Though the line offers family-friendly sailings, the majority of passengers are more mature . Because of the higher price point, this class of ships may not be the best match for budget travelers, either.

Aaron Saunders

Aaron Saunders is a Calgary-based contributor to ShermansCruise.com.

List of Ships

ms Swiss Emerald
ms Treasures
ms Swiss Jewel
ms Swiss Sapphire
ms Esprit
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Jewel Class (361 Feet) at a Glance
  • Line: Tauck
  • Class: Jewel Class (361 Feet)

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