About Me

I'm Steve, I've spent nearly Eleven years in travel. Working for a big high street travel agent before moving to be a Cruise specialist homeworker. I've visited some amazing places through out the world. My personal favourite place has to be the United States of America. Having been no fewer…

Posted on Apr 20, 2018
Symphony of the Seas

So, the new Royal Caribbean ship The Symphony of the Seas has done her maiden voyage and will be delighting her customers as this ship is amazing. I was lucky enough to board her for two nights recently and she didn't disappoint. Another ship in the Oasis class along with…

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Posted on Apr 3, 2018
Symphony of the seas before it’s maiden voyage.

The brand new Symphony of the seas is almost upon us and the maiden voyage only a few days away. I'm lucky enough to be given the opportunity to go visit this new ship on Thursday and have two nights on board before her maiden voyage. This I can't wait…

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Posted on Mar 16, 2018
Enforcing a dress code policy

Black tie nights. Formal attire, smart casual, resort casual, semi-formal. They all have different names and all mean a different type of expected outfits. I get frustrated at the lack of respect shown by some people who think the rule doesn't apply to them. That the're exempt and can wear…

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Posted on Feb 25, 2018
Is to Pre-Pay the way?

Gratuities. Yes, again this subject has come up. I've had some very interesting conversations with customers and colleagues in recent times regarding gratuities and if we should pre-pay them. I do appreciate that the cruise lines like to add them to our bill and all cruise lines kind of expect…

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Posted on Feb 10, 2018
Win the Sunbed race

We've beaten them on the beaches and they've beaten ever since at Football and they beat us to the sunbeds. Yes, we all know that if you go on a typical Spanish holiday in the Sun that the Germans will always beat you to a Sunbed. They must set their…

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Posted on Jan 26, 2018
New for 2022

Carnival Corporation have announced it had signed a shipbuilding contract for a second next-generation cruise ship for its P&O Cruises brand with Meyer Werft that is scheduled to be delivered in 2022. This will be similar to P&O's sister ship to be delivered in 2020. This new vessel will be the…

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Posted on Jan 10, 2018
Your Port of call

Now, there are many ports of call all around the World that you can choose to sail from. This makes planning a trip interesting and you can make it as unique as you like. Yes, the cruise lines often all depart from the same port year after year and you'll…

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Posted on Dec 28, 2017
January upon us and more packages.

Well another year has almost passed and January is upon us. This is a busy time of year for the cruise industry and we will be booking lots of cruises and packages from our cruise and stay Tailor-Made and Bucket list brochure. We have been promoting The Bucket List Cruise…

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Posted on Dec 13, 2017
Christmas Grotto

So, it's that time of the year. My Christmas Grotto is up. I like to build this every year and do something different in my street. From the usual lights and trees and the odd inflatable in someone's front yard. This is my Grotto and kinda like a nativity setting…

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Posted on Nov 28, 2017
P&O Dress code & Alcohol policy changes

  So P&O recently have made some changes to their dress code and their alcohol policy. Do you think this is a good thing or not? Personally I do like to see cruise lines and not just P&O have a dress code and to adhere to it. Nothing worse for…

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