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Complete Guide To Cruise & Stay Holidays

Complete Guide To Cruise & Stay Holidays

Cruise holidays are a great way to travel the world and visit some of the best destinations while sailing with fantastic cruise lines. But if you’re looking to get a little more from your trip, a cruise & stay holiday is the perfect option to elevate your travel.

Seamlessly blending the thrill of cruising with the comfort of a hotel stay, cruise & stay package holidays offer an unparalleled holiday experience, allowing you to spend more time in your favourite destinations.

Here at Cruise.co.uk we love cruising – in fact, we adore absolutely everything about it! From amazing onboard experiences to incredible ports of call, we’re dedicated to making sure your cruise & stay adventure is one to remember.

With over 20 years of experience in the cruise business, we really are the experts on everything cruising. Our passionate team of cruise consultants are dedicated to making sure you’re well looked after throughout the entire booking process.

In this article, we’ll explain the difference between our Tailor Made cruise & stay holidays and our Bucket List cruise & stay holidays, plus why you should choose a cruise & stay holiday. Additionally, we’ll share more about what our specialist Cruise.co.uk consultants can do to help you during the process of booking your cruise & stay holiday.

You can also explore some of our most popular cruise & stay destinations to give you some inspiration for your next getaway!

Why Choose A Cruise & Stay Holiday?

Cruise & stay holidays are the perfect combination for travellers who have a passion for cruising and globe-trotting. Experience the thrill of exploring multiple destinations in one trip with double the adventure- from the comfort of a cruise ship to the charm of hotel stays onshore.

This type of cruise holiday is a great choice for travellers who want to plan their trip as seamlessly as possible. With hassle-free travel arrangements, including transfers, excursions, and accommodation all coordinated for you, wave goodbye to stress and say hello to convenience.

Catering to all ages, a cruise & stay holiday also offers something for all generations. Whether you’re searching for family-friendly fun or an adults-only adventure, you will find a cruise and stay package to suit your needs. 

And, the best thing? Indulge in endless exploration of your favourite destinations with extended stays, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in local culture, cuisine, and attractions at your own pace. Tailor your itinerary to your individual preferences, from ultimate adventure to relaxation bliss, or even a mixture of both!

What Is A Tailor Made Cruise & Stay Holiday?

Our Tailor Made cruise & stay packages are so much more than a standard cruise holiday!

Every Tailor Made cruise & stay adventure includes handpicked hotels, overseas transfers, return flights, a cruise, and your specialist cruise consultant who will be there every step of the way to ensure your trip runs as smoothly as it possibly can.

Additionally, many of our Tailor Made packages include escorted tours of iconic sights in unique destinations, immersing you in authentic cultures and unforgettable experiences. 

These cruise & stay deals are excellent value for money, with all elements of your holiday bundled together into one seamless package. Perfect for families, couples, and any traveller looking for a seamless cruise & stay experience, our Tailor Made holidays tick all of the boxes.

Explore the vibrant heartbeat of New York, delight in the sun-kissed shores of the Caribbean, or surrender to the allure of Barcelona- the choice is yours with our Tailor Made cruise & stay package holidays!

What Is A Bucket List Cruise & Stay Holiday?

If you’re searching for the trip of a lifetime, look no further than our Bucket List cruise & stay holidays.

These trips have been carefully curated to offer once-in-a-lifetime experiences in the world’s most iconic and sought-after destinations- with no expenses spared. Every single detail is meticulously planned to provide you with your dream cruise & stay holiday.

Similarly to our Tailor Made cruise & stay packages, our Bucket List holidays include your cruise, return flights, overseas transfers, hotel stays and guided tours. However, with a Bucket List trip, expect premium cruise ships, superior quality hotels, plus unique handpicked escorted tours that offer even more cultural immersion into the captivating destinations included in itineraries. 

From the rhythms of the deep south to the beautiful blossoms of Japan, these journeys are designed to fulfil your wildest travel desires.

How Can Our Cruise.co.uk Consultants Help You?

If you’re unsure of what kind of holiday you would like to go on, our cruise consultants can help you pinpoint exactly what kind of cruise & stay escape you’re after – whether that’s a relaxing beach break in the Caribbean or an action-packed venture in Antarctica.

However, if you’re looking for something a little more bespoke, our cruise consultants can also create a totally unique cruise holiday just for you. They can book your cruise, plus pre and post-cruise flights, hotels, excursions and so much more.

It’s plain sailing to make your next cruise holiday just the way you want it, just ask our expert consultants when booking your next voyage at sea. 

Popular Cruise & Stay Destinations

Embarking on a cruise & stay adventure opens up a world of possibilities to visit breathtaking destinations dotted all over the globe. Whether you yearn to explore ancient wonders or bask on sun-kissed shores, there is a cruise & stay destination tailored to fulfil your wanderlust dreams.

Here’s just a flavour of some of our most popular cruise & stay destinations:


Ideal for thrill-seeking families, Florida is the ultimate destination for theme parks and endless sunshine. The All-American state is home to the magical world of Orlando, vibrant Miami and the enchanting Everglades, an expansive wilderness teeming with intriguing creatures.

Some of our most popular Tailor Made Florida cruise & stay holidays take you right into the heart of the action, and include park tickets for Universal Orlando Resort, hotel stays in Miami plus cruises to the glittering Caribbean.



If you want to experience different cultures and see some of the world’s most incredible sights, Asia is the location for you! This vast destination has so much to see and do, from the iconic cherry blossoms of Tokyo and Singapore’s futuristic Gardens By The Bay, to the seemingly endless Great Wall of China and India’s majestic Taj Mahal.

You can visit all these astounding places, and so many more, with one of our popular Asia cruise & stay holidays. These once-in-a-lifetime escapes vary from Tailor Made voyages across Thailand, Vietnam and Hong Kong, to Bucket List odysseys that take you to China’s most famous landmarks and cities.

Canada & Alaska

Love nature? Canada & Alaska is the ultimate region for keen wildlife enthusiasts and avid adventurers who are looking for a more active escape. From the majestic glaciers of Alaska to the charming cities of Canada, this contrasting area boasts unparalleled natural beauty and rich heritage at every turn.

Our most popular Canada & Alaska cruise & stay holidays have multi-day escorted tours, packed full of excursions, built in. These getaways can include Rocky Mountaineer train experiences, Great Lakes visits, and day trips to the Grand Canyon, alongside cruising through stunning, scenic landscapes.


How To Book A Cruise & Stay Holiday With Us

Booking your ideal cruise & stay holiday with us is easy and stress-free. You can browse all of our very best Tailor Made and Bucket List holidays on our dedicated cruise & stay webpage and peruse various dates and itineraries.

When you’re ready to book, just call, or contact, one of our expert cruise consultants, who will confirm your booking with ease.

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