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A complete guide to cruising - part three

Whether you’re new to cruising or a seasoned sailor, there are always a few things to take on board when planning your next cruise adventure. From choosing the right ship and cabin type to...

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Cruising from Southampton - the UK’s largest cruise terminal

Cruising from Southampton - the top things to see and do while in port

Beautiful coastline, fascinating history and a shopper’s paradise, take a look at our top things to see and do when cruising from Southampton, the UK’s largest cruise port.   Take a...

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Cruising around Scotland on a UK staycation

Why a cruise around the British Isles is the ultimate staycation

As the UK prepares to exit the latest lockdown, hoards of people are starting to plan a much needed, stress-free holiday. With many opting to stay here in the UK to avoid the crowds and...

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Solo lady looking out to sea

A‌ ‌complete‌ ‌guide‌ ‌to‌ ‌solo‌ ‌cruising

Sailing alone can be quite daunting, especially if it’s the first time you’ve travelled by yourself. To help diminish those first time solo cruiser nerves, we’ve pulled together a complete...

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P&O Cruise ship departing from Southampton

Cruising from the UK - The benefits of a no-fly cruise

Going on a cruise can be a once in a lifetime experience, so you want it to be as stress free as possible. A no-fly cruise from the UK is a perfect way to enjoy your holiday from the moment you...

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Orcas breaching in Canada visible while on a cruise

The top ten cruise excursions for 2022

As well as enjoying fantastic scenery, multiple locations, on board extravaganzas and cuisine to die for, one of the greatest things about going on a cruise is the ability to experience amazing...

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Suitcase packed ready for a cruise

A complete guide to cruising - part two

Whether you’re new to cruising or a seasoned sailor, there are always a few things to take on board when planning your next cruise adventure. From choosing the right ship and cabin type to...

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Origami towel rabbit on a cruise ship

A complete guide to cruising - part one

Whether you’re new to cruising or a seasoned sailor, there are always a few things to take on board when planning your next cruise adventure. From choosing the right ship and cabin type to...

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Solo traveller on a cruise ship

What cruise line is right for me?

  To help, we’ve listed our favourite cruise lines depending on individual requirements, easily helping you to answer the all important question, ‘What cruise line is right for...

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MSC Virtuosa sails from Southampton

Cruise News - 9th July 2021

It’s been a busy week for the travel industry, with a selection of UK seacation cruises setting off on their first voyages with passengers on board since February 2020 and new destinations added...

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Washing hands on board a cruise ship

Cruising after COVID-19 - what to expect

As restrictions across the UK continue to ease, many are looking forward to a much needed holiday, ready to recharge and enjoy some sun after an incredibly difficult year. But after a year away,...

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Cruising from Portsmouth - an aerial view over the port

Cruising from Portsmouth - the top things to see and do while in port

Immerse yourself in maritime history, see magnificent Royal Navy vessels and shop 'til you drop on a UK cruise from Portsmouth. With an abundance of great things to see and do both on land and out...

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Young girl on a family friendly UK cruise

The best cruise lines for a UK staycation

With the UK bracing itself for an influx of home travellers this year and next, cruise lines are offering a whole host of brand new itineraries to meet the demand for a UK holiday. If you’re...

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Sailing into the Sunset on a UK staycation cruise

The best cruise ships for a UK staycation

With holidays in Britain set to thrive this year, why not try something a little different and head out to sea. Cruise lines are looking forward to welcoming passengers back on board again in a...

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Cruising from Dover - the cascading White Cliffs of Dover

Cruising from Dover - the top things to see and do while in port

Walk along the stunning White Cliffs, sample seafood on Folkestone’s Harbour Arm and explore Churchill’s WWII tunnels on a UK cruise from Dover, famous for its rich wartime history thanks to...

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Delicious food on a cruise ship

The best value UK staycations

Holidaying in the UK doesn’t need to cost an arm and a leg - especially if you choose a ‘seacation’. As well as enjoying a relaxing time at sea, you’ll experience a number of destinations, enjoy...

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Visit the Irish city of Galway on an all-inclusive UK staycation

Our favourite all-inclusive UK staycations

If, like many, the prospect of having to budget while on holiday takes away some of the enjoyment, an all-inclusive cruise might be just the thing for you. Providing great value for money,...

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Discover Plymouth Hoe on a UK staycation cruise

Our top UK cruises for the ultimate staycation

As more and more people prepare to holiday closer to home, we share our top UK cruises for the ultimate staycation. Find out more about our UK cruises   Remote Islands, Natural...

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Petit Port Cave located near St. Peter’s Port in Guernsey

The top five ports to visit on a UK cruise staycation

Holidaying at home doesn’t mean you need to miss out on visiting some of the world’s most stunning locations. On the contrary, the UK is jam packed with stunning scenery, picturesque ports and...

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