About Me

I started life working at good ole Woolworths for quite a few years (too many to mention).  Other past jobs I have tried are working for an Interior Design company, Retail for a well known American chain and a Policeman in West Midlands Constabulary. I live in Birmingham in my…

Posted on May 15, 2018
UK’s Favorite ship returns with new features

Royal Caribbeans Independence of the Seas has just pulled into Southampton to start her European season and she has had a makeover. The huge makeover has seen one of the UK's best-loved ships fitted with a loads of new features including virtual reality trampolines, a kids' water park, an escape…

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Posted on May 1, 2018
Celebrity does it again

I have just returned from a mini cruise on Celebrity Silhouette over to Le Harve which is the port for Hornfleur and Paris.  I booked a 2B grade balcony deck 6 forward number 6125.  Even though the cabin was at the front of the ship I did not feel any…

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Posted on Apr 17, 2018
Wonderful Mexico

It was time for my annual week away with great friends.  Last year we went to New York, which was a little cold so this year we went to warmer climates. We stayed at Riu Cancun in Mexico which was a perfect location to the bustling nightlife. We boarded our…

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Posted on Apr 3, 2018
Royal Caribbean banning technology?

Royal Caribbean are always at the forefront of technology whether its ordering dinner off tablets or developing robots who mix your cocktails for you. Here is a statement they will WOW you! On Symphony of the Seas the newest ship to Join RCCL's fleet very soon Royal Caribbean are looking…

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Posted on Mar 15, 2018
Launch time again

It happens twice a year, we get all hot and bothered about it, you receive constant emails about it but what am I talking about?  Oh yes Winter 2019/2020 sailing are released by P&O and Cunard.  Also Royal Caribbean have launcher Summer 2019, Feed Olsen have launched their 2019/2020 sailings. …

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Posted on Mar 6, 2018
P&O recognize our Military

P&O have been honoring our military on their sailings for a while however they are shouting about it now.  They are offering extra on board credit to clients.  Below are their parameters - If you book a P&O Cruises Select Fare cruise the first two guests on each booking receive…

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Posted on Feb 21, 2018
Princess listen to customers

Ok so you have been on five different ships from Southampton but a couple of those visit the same ports.  It happens, there are only a certain amount of ports the ships can get into.  However the shore excursions  are always the same.  Not any more. Princess Cruises will offer…

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Posted on Feb 6, 2018
Celebrity ‘all Baltic-ed out’

Celebrity cruises have announced that they are ditching their regular Summer Baltic sailings from Southampton for 2019. Celebrity Silhouette will now sail from Southampton to the Mediterranean to ports such as Barcelona and Florence.  Celebrity seem to be targeting families for Summer 2019.  Their ships have been sailing to the…

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Posted on Jan 23, 2018
Princess stars on board

When you are on a cruise, it is not all about the bars, pools gyms deckchairs and entertainment.  Princess cruises also offer guest speakers on some of their sailings.  This enrichment allows guests to learn about the life and times of these speakers. There is a vast array of speakers…

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Posted on Jan 9, 2018
Don’t miss out in Summer

Princess cruises have announced that they will show major sporting events on their UK based ships this Summer. We have Wimbledon, The World Cup and rugby internationals to look forward to. I remember a client years ago who would not travel on the cruise he wanted unless he knew that…

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