Woman on laptop - Online booking When spending a considerable amount of money on anything, it’s generally a good idea to read reviews from others before you do. But is the same true of cruise reviews? How helpful are they really? It’s not unusual for someone to book a cruise, then go online to search for reviews and begin to panic!...

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Passport on wooden table Whether or not you’ll need a visa for your cruise depends on your passport details and which countries the ship will call at. Thankfully, British passport holders are able to visit a large part of the world without the need for a visa. However, it’s always worth checking if a visa is required before you...

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Royal Loft Suite One important thing to decide when booking a cruise is which cabin to choose. Cabins are also known as staterooms, and there’s a huge choice, with some cruise lines presenting over twenty different categories per ship! The price differences can be huge too, with the top suites costing at least ten times that of the...

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Britannia Southampton When it comes to cruising from the UK, over 90% of passengers cruise from Southampton. It's the cruise capital of the UK and has been since 1840 when the first P&O Cruises passenger vessel set sail. The port handled over 2 million passengers in 2017. Southampton has four dedicated cruise terminals, which play host...

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Open book - Reading on your cruise Post updated: 08/03/2019 Whether you're into crime novels or science-fiction, there's a book for everyone to enjoy on their holidays. We've taken a look at some of the bestselling books for you to add to your cruise reading list. The Woman in the Window - A. J. Finn Thriller A number one New York Times...

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