Cruising has come a long way since the 'Love Boat' of the 70's and the antiquated visions of formal dressing and 3rd class passengers. Cruise holidays are now the fastest growing market in the travel industry, which goes from strength to strength year-on-year. Traveler's realise that pound for pound based that cruising cannot be beaten.
With most operators providing full board (and almost 24/7 dining), entertainment and potentially a new destinations each day where else can you experience this type of holiday where you unpack once! Early booking incentives can include drinks packages, gratuities, shore excursions and even spending money!
Below are small selection of some of the most popular operators, however there are many more. We know cruising very well, so please feel free to contact us with any questions you have.
With eleven ships across 4 ship classes, Celebrity have the seven seas covered. Whether it’s sailing in the Med or Caribbean in a Solstice Class ship or exploring South America on Xpedition, Celebrity have a cruise for you.
Their most popular class is Solstice where you can find facilities such as the real ‘lawn’ to watch the sunset, Michaels Club to savour the best whisky at sea or Cellar Masters with state of the art Enomatic wine system. Solstice brings back affordable upmarket cruising.
Quantum Class ships take cruising to a new level for families. Whether you’re sailing on the Anthem, Ovation or Quantum of the Seas, prepare to be blown away by the experience on-board. Take a trip in the North Star 20 storeys above the sea, the Dodgems at Seaplex or Sky-diving at RipCord. For the foodies what about an Asian inspired meal at Chic, a steak in Chops Grille or a romantic meal for two at Wonderland. There are over 20 restaurants and bars to choose from with Quantum Class, ensuring even the fussiest of eaters are catered for. Click here for more information on our dedicated website.
Regent Seven Seas
Regent Seven Seas takes cruising to a new level with their world class ships and all inclusive experience. Regent Seven Seas cruises include:
- Free unlimited shore excursions
- Free unlimited beverages, including fine wines and spirits
- Free in-suite mini bar replenished daily, and many more. This is THE ultimate cruise
The summer of 2016 will herald not only the launch of the most luxurious ship to sail the seven seas, but also the moment when you can experience the new standard in elegance and sophistication. Journey to the world’s most beautiful places in spacious designer suites, indulge in a decadent treatment at the world renowned Canyon Ranch SpaClub®, enjoy a musical performance in a plush lounge, and delight in extensive gourmet dining throughout the day and night.
Cruise & Maritime Voyages
Cruise and Maritime Voyages have smaller to mid-size ocean cruise vessels offering a traditional British cruise experience with the emphasis on providing delicious cuisine, stylish entertainment and a wide range of leisure facilities to enrich your time on board.
Over the years the ever popular Marco Polo has built up a strong following and reputation on the British market offering a fine tradition of destination cruising.
The impressive Magellan – new to the CMV fleet in 2015, was refurbished and upgraded in 2010 at a cost of Euro 55 million. This splendid medium-sized cruise ship offers the same traditional British cruising style that CMV are known for but with a more contemporary twist.
Carnival have taken cruising to a new level for families. With everything from Dr Seus and the first ever IMAX cinema at sea to the amazing new Sky Ride, where you cycle along a fixed track above the ocean waves, Carnival Switch On Fun for everyone.
Carnival Vista launches in 2016 and will be based in Europe, allowing the UK market to experience this world class ship first! With twelve restaurants and bars, an exclusive adults only retreat and a Spa, there’s something for the young at heart too.
Norwegian Cruise Line
With eight classes and 14 ships, set sail with Norwegian Cruise Lines to Europe, the Med and beyond.
With the launch of Escape in late 2015, Norwegian will be included in the worlds’ superliners with a capacity of up to 4248 passengers.
Norwegian Epic sails in Europe for 2016 and with 24 dining options, 20 bars & restaurants, Aqua Park with 3 waterslides and 2 bowling alleys this ship has something for you every age group.
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