Mini cruises, also known as short cruises or weekend cruises, are cruise holidays of 1-5 nights. These are ideal for people who have never cruised before and want to get a taste of the experience, or those who are short on annual leave. Mini cruises are also a great way to celebrate a special occasion like a birthday or anniversary without being away from home for too long.
Mini cruises are available with many of the world's most popular cruise lines, including:
Great choices for first-time cruisers include Royal Caribbean, whose ships have fantastic facilities that the whole family will love, and P&O Cruises, who offer classic cruises aimed solely at British travellers.
If you're planning just a few days away, you're probably interested in mini cruises sailing from the UK. The port of Southampton is the UK's biggest cruise port by some way, and you'll find a great selection of short cruises sailing from here. Other ports for mini cruising from include Newcastle, Hull, Dover, Tilbury, Rosyth, Cardiff, Liverpool and Bristol.
Yes! Many people just want a weekend break and a mini-cruise over a weekend is a great way to enjoy a European city break with all of the luxury and convenience of a cruise holiday. Choose from 2-night, 3-night, 4-night or 5-night cruises.
Whether you're new to cruising and want to experience a taster cruise before you commit to a longer voyage, or a seasoned cruiser looking for an extra short break, our Cruise Concierge team here at Cruise118 are on hand to help you plan and book your cruise. Just give us a call on 0808 1234 118 for any help with your booking.
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