Dougal - Answered a Question by Arlington (10 Sep 07 01:51)

There is no need to go with any of the tours except perhaps Olympia. You will see everything better doing it yourselves.

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful
Comment | Report
berrington - Answered a Question by Arlington (07 Sep 07 22:00)

What a coincidence. I think you might be sharing the cabin with Matthew and me! When you get an answer phone me and let me know. PS Cheque arrived this morning - thank you. x.

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful
Comment | Report
miller - Answered a Question by Arlington (08 Sep 07 01:21)

Dont bother with izmir its not so interesting and they tend to give you little time [15 mins] for shopping and you are harrassed non stop, but i have since learned that is what is expected, we hated it and couldn't wait to get back. your best bet for izmir is to get a taxi and go on your own with the taxi driver taking you on a tour to the town. the other ports will be great. look on the costa website for your ship and itinerary and you will have a better idea of the tours available.

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful
Comment | Report
Mel - Answered a Question by Arlington (10 Sep 07 15:16)

Hi, just come back off this one myself! You can easily do Dubrovnik, Bari and Istanbul yourself. Unfortunately the forest fires were raging at Olympia so we didn't stop at Katakolon. Ephesus is well worth seeing if you haven't been before, but is a long tiring day, and it's very crowded so be warned. The English speaking excursions to Ephesus did sell out a couple of days before we got to Izmir. We felt the excursions in general were rather expensive, possibly due to the Euro exchange rate. There are relatively few English speaking passengers, so you may be lucky if you do book an excursion anywhere and get a very small group as we did. The guide and coach used was very good.

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful
Comment | Report

Daily Top 10 Deals

  • EXCLUSIVE – Bruges, Paris & Amsterdam

    MSC Cruises – MSC Magnifica - 8 Oct 18 - 7nts

    Southampton : Paris (Le Havre) : Bruges ( Zeebrugge) : Amsterdam : Hamburg : Southampton

    Now from £449pp Was £799pp

    • New Low Price
    • Exclusive Free Wifi Package Worth £35pp

    View More Exclusive MSC Cruises From Southampton


  • BIGGEST SHIP IN THE WORLD - INAUGURAL SAILING

    Royal Caribbean - Symphony of the Seas - 21 Apr 18 - 7nts

    Barcelona : Palma De Mallorca : Provence (Marseille) : Florence/Pisa (La Spezia) : Rome (Civitavecchia) : Naples : Barcelona

    Now from £1099pp Oceanview

    • Includes Flights & Transfers from London Gatwick
    • Up To $400pc Free Onboard Spend
    • Also Available Apr to Nov 2018
    • Plus Book With www.CRUISE.co.uk for...
    • Free Airport Parking, or Free Wi-Fi Package, or Free Fast Track Security Pass

    View All Symphony of the Seas Offers & Information >>


  • School Holidays No Fly with Exclusive On Board Spend!

    Princess Cruises - Crown Princess - 22 Jul 17 - 7nts

    Southampton : Stavanger (Norway) : Olden (Norway) : Hellesylt (Norway) : Geiranger (Norway) : Bergen (Norway) : Southampton

    Now from £799pp Was £1119pp

    • Exclusive $50pc On Board Spend
    • Free Port Parking On The Highest Grade of Balconies & Above 

    View More Top 10 Princess Cruises >>

Show More Deals
Lauren Strong's blog

Are you covered..

By Lauren Strong

Travel insurance is one element you shouldn’t go without.Here at cruise we ask the question when booking have you got your travel insurance in place. We also have a link for insurance on the bottom of our emails to holiday extras.Most people don’t realise that you should make sure you have your insurance in place from the minute you book your holiday, as then you will be covered for cancellation. You may think that your insurance only covers from when you go on holiday well it doe...

Read More

Mar 25 2017 06:34:58:000PM


What on earth is THIS?

By Louise Thompson

Louise Thompson's blog

You may have seen the recent news that Celebrity Edge is now on sale.We’ve seen some artists impressions of the ship and I have to admit, when I first saw this image, I thought it still had part of the scaffolding attached to it….Turns out it’s not scaffolding. It’s a ‘Magic Carpet’.Alrighty then…. So, this Magic Carpet is bright orange and looks pretty horrific but I think the idea is good!The Magic Carpet will be what makes Celebrity Edges prof...

Read More

Mar 22 2017 10:00:51:000PM

My Dream Cruise

By Edward Griffiths

Edward Griffiths's blog

Make no mistake, my heart lies with the Ocean. The rolling waves, the fresh sea air and the gentle shudder as we slice through the water will always give me goosebumps, but this got me thinking – do I have a dream cruise? The answer is YES! Tonight I was browsing some options for a customer when I stumbled across a stunning itinerary on a truly iconic ship. Here is that itinerary:Southampton, United KingdomAt SeaAt SeaAt SeaAt SeaAt SeaAt SeaNew York, United StatesAt SeaAt Sea Christmas...

Read More

Mar 22 2017 09:55:36:000PM