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Neil Down - Answered a Question by Law (10 Sep 07 15:32)

Depends on the time of year, summer being the most kind and the other months are, really, pot luck. It is not the friendliest of oceans but it's certainly not the worst. The biggest misconception is that you will have fine weather and this so often proves wrong with mists, fog and clouds conspiring to often make this a cruise to stay inside. The further south your route takes you then that can make a huge difference to the weather but the normal direct transatlantic is often a disappointment weather wise. The most stable are the "Atlantic-ocean" liners, ie. QE2 and QM2 they have been built for the job. Neil Down.

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CANDERTON - Answered a Question by Law (25 Sep 07 16:21)

Hi we went from UK to NY on QM2 at the end of October last year and the crossing was quite good but we did have a couple of rough days and there were quite alot of people confined to their cabins. Even though the QM2 is a very large ship the Atlantic can be very choppy and there can be some bigs swells. If you do get sea sick take pills or there is a doctor on board and he will give you an injection which works and coats about £45 but worth it. Also we did run into a fog bank just as we were coming into NY which slowed us down bit but still go to NY on time. Hope this helps.

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Exciting news from a Celebrity

By Julia Rhodes

2018 is going to be an exciting year for cruising and Celebrity are really mixing it up a bit!For a few years now we have had the lovely Eclipse based in Southampton, which has been great as P&O, Cunard and Royal Caribbean notably dominated the port until the 5* Eclipse was based there. Just what cruisers needed. I even personally sailed on the Eclipse back in May for a mini cruise to Le Harve. It is a beautiful ship it has to be said and the food, service, cabins etc are all top notch. B...

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Nov 28 2016 03:58PM


Celebrity to base a ship in Du...

By Collette Apak

Collette Apak's blog

In a move that will put a smile on the face of people who live on the Emerald Isle Celebrity have just announces that they will be basing one of their ships in Dublin for part of Summer 2018.For five sailings starting in late April, throughout May and until the end of June 2018, one of Celebrity Cruises Solstice class ships will offer cruises throughout northern Europe from Dublin. Further details on the destinations on offer will be announced later this year. The Solstice class ships are the...

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Nov 28 2016 11:45AM

X Rated 2018

By Lily Canderton

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It has been a big week for Celebrity X with 3 massive announcements!Earlier this week Celebrity launched its brand new summer 2018 itineraries with a surprise announcement that Celebrity Eclipse will not be based in Southampton for the first time in eight years – it will be replaced with its Solstice Class sister ship Silhouette for 7 and 8 night Norwegian Fjord sailings, 14-night Scandinavia and Russia sailings and 14-night Mediterranean, Canaries and Azores, and Iceland and Ireland sa...

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Nov 30 2016 10:57AM