About Me

I have worked in the Travel Industry for 33 years, ever since leaving school. My Dad was in the Navy so I guess I get my wanderlust from him. I was a Manager in a successful Travel Agency for 16 years before joining Cruise.co.uk. I am married and have a son who…

Posted on Nov 6, 2018
Tattoo Ahoy!

Tattoos at Sea, well, I think I have heard it all now. The New Scarlet Lady – The First Virgin Voyages Cruise Ship will have a Tattoo Parlour of all things on-board! The New Parlour to be Named Squid Ink! Will also offer Body Piercing! Forgive me If I am…

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Posted on Oct 19, 2018
Visa or No Visa – That is the Question!

Visas are a real nightmare both for us and for our customers. It is not the actual process of applying exactly, it is getting the right information which seems to cause the problem. It really is a minefield. I had a lovely family recently who had booked a Caribbean cruise…

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Posted on Oct 5, 2018
P&O Say No to Gratuities

This new revelation from P&O seems to be confusing some people. So, let’s set the record straight. Question: Are P&O giving free gratuities from May 2020? Answer:  No, they have just abolishing gratuities altogether not giving them free! Question: Are they adding them into the Cost of the Cruise? Answer:…

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Posted on Sep 19, 2018
Exclusive Member Offers.

Don’t tell everyone but have you seen our new Members Only Discount Club! No? Well, what are you waiting for? Sign up now and you could be saving money on cruises, Getting exclusive upgrades or Extra onboard credit! All you have to do is click on the sign up to…

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Posted on Sep 5, 2018
P&O Launch 2020!

It's almost Here! The Brand New P&O Ship Iona is available to Pre-Book now! The Ship which will hold 5200 passengers, the Largest in the P&O Fleet is set to rival some of its more adventurous competitors. The Maiden Voyage will be on the 13th May 2020 when she will…

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Posted on Aug 21, 2018
Where’s My Tea, I’m British!

Despite saying they would never do this Princess Cruises, has just announced that passengers sailing out of the UK on Sapphire Princess will now have in-cabin tea and coffee-making facilities.   The reason they have said they do not offer this in the past was that Tea and Coffee were…

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Posted on Aug 7, 2018

Royal Caribbean has taken the decision not to offer the Alcoholic drinks packages on its 3-night cruises. These cruises do have a bit of a reputation for being booze cruises and attract the big drinkers. But not anymore. I myself am going on one later this month and when I…

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Posted on Jul 24, 2018
Part Three – AM Resorts Jamaica

Today I am leaving Ocho Rios behind for the night and travelling to see some of the AM Resorts Hotels in Montego Bay. With an overnight stay at the Secrets Wild Orchid. Our first stop was Zoetry, a Wellness and Spa Resort.  Here the emphasis was on health and relaxation.…

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Posted on Jul 9, 2018
Jamaica Part Two – Jamaica Inn

So suitably refreshed I start Day Two. Today we visited Jamaica Inn. I have to say this was one of the Hotels I was most looking forward to going to.  I suppose it would fall in what you might call a Boutique Hotel category, but this is not how I…

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Posted on Jun 25, 2018

Well I am back from Jamaica and I am going to tell you all about it. We were hosted by Travel2, British Airways and the Jamaican Tourist board.  So, I would like to start by thanking them all for making this wonderful trip possible.  Special mentions to Carla from T2,…

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