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With international sailings making a comeback for many cruise lines, Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) embarked on their first international sailing of 2021 on 7th August with a Caribbean sailing on-board Norwegian Joy. NCL currently have many international sailings including itineraries to the Mediterranean, Greek Isles, Transatlantic, Caribbean and many more for 2021, 2022 and 2023. We…

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Norwegian Cruise Line transformed the cruising experience by allowing passengers the ultimate freedom feel while on-board every sailing. Offering an extensive array of accommodations to suit every passenger’s preference and budget as well as a wide range of dining options, Norwegian Cruise Line caters for all. We are taking a deep dive into three of…

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There is nothing worse than reaching your stateroom and realising you have forgotten something. Whether it’s your phone charger or favourite flip-flops, here are eight of the best things to pack for your next cruise. 1. Lightweight case Obvious packing items include your passport and currency, but start with the basics and ensure your suitcase...

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As more cruises return to international waters, we were lucky enough to spend seven nights on-board Royal Caribbean’s Jewel of the Seas on a Greek Isles sailing. The excitement was almost palpable, with sprawling crystal-clear waters ahead and beautiful sunsets on the horizon, here’s our guide to spending 24 hours on-board Jewel of the Seas….

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Set to launch in 2020 and pushed back due to the pandemic, the debut of P&O Cruises Iona is one of the most highly anticipated events for seasoned cruisers and new cruise holidaymakers in 2021. Our colleagues were lucky enough to be on-board an exclusive two-night sailing before she began her UK sailings for the…

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Journalist Sara Macefield shares with us her experience on-board MSC Virtuosa’s maiden voyage, embarking from Southampton, U.K, highlighting what life is like being back on the water! As I drove into Southampton to board MSC Cruises’ newest ship, MSC Virtuosa, a million questions were running through my head. How would it feel to step on…

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In need of a weekend getaway with a loved one? A UK cruise is the perfect way to unwind with a home away from home scenic experience, featuring many activities and dining options to choose from, all provided at amazing value!   We compared the costs of a three-night UK roundtrip cruise with Princess Cruises Scenic Voyage on Sky…

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The Return of Princess Cruises: UK Summer Coastal Cruises Princess Cruises has recently announced their return to cruising with a series of ‘Summer Seacations’ on-board the MedallionClass, Sky and Regal Princess, which are available to book now!  Princess Cruises first voyage of the season is set to embark 31st July 2021, consisting of a 3- night, UK scenic voyage on-board Regal Princess. Departing from Southampton, this staycation…

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Ever thought of taking a cruise holiday? A cruise holiday can be the perfect family getaway, with more activities on board than you could ever imagine. There is so much to do, you never even need to leave the ship! We’ve compared a cruise holiday with a leading UK family activity holiday to show just…

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