About Me

Hi my name is Carol I'm from Liverpool and I am a Liverpool fan ( had to get that in). I worked for Thomson for over 15 years, about 6 of these were dealing with just cruise for our flagship Cruisedeals store in Liverpool. I do love my cruises and…

Posted on May 10, 2019
Royal Caribbean, is it really a perfect day?

Most if not all of you will have seen that Royal Caribbean has pulled the Independence of the seas from Southampton for 2020, this is one of the most popular ships that sail from the UK. The reasoning behind this is that they have a new private island and will…

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Posted on Apr 26, 2019
When is a cruise not a cruise?

The answer, in this case, is when it's on a ferry!! Don't worry I have not gone mad or lost the plot. Everyone who reads what I write will notice I quite often talk about my home city of Liverpool, there is a reason for this. Apart from the fact…

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Posted on Apr 12, 2019
What is on your bucket list?

Normally I would do a blog about the general cruises or everyday things but this time I want to tell you about some very special trips we do. They are our Bucket list tours Here at Cruise.co.uk, we have so many amazing experiences you can try, we have even produced…

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Posted on Mar 27, 2019
Do not stress the fish!!

Well, a while ago I was telling you all about our new Cruise terminal that is being built in Liverpool and now I hear there may be a delay as it could stress the fish in the Mersey! So off it goes for public consultation, people are worried that the…

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Posted on Mar 13, 2019
Beauty at sea, it most certainly was

Last weekend I went on the brand new MSC Bellissima and we were promised an amazing time. We had a very early 7 am start down to Southampton from Liverpool, the weather was awful as well. We got down to Southampton just after 1 pm and we were greeted by…

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Posted on Feb 27, 2019
Bellissima no other words needed!

So this weekend is the launch of a brand new ship called Bellissima, she belongs to MSC. She is simply stunning If you like glitz and glamour and bling then this ship has it by the boatload. She is being christened in Southampton over the weekend and her godmother is,…

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Posted on Feb 13, 2019
New Zealand and scenery to die for.

Just lately there has been such a lot of interest in New Zealand and it made me wonder why. One reason, of course, is the program the Cruise which seems to be just as popular as ever even without Timothy. The ship the Regal Princess is beautiful but it's not…

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Posted on Jan 30, 2019
A private island just for you.

So it seems that MSC are joining in and they also now have a private island in the Bahamas. According to MSC, their new island will give their guests "a ticket to paradise" Ocean Cay is around 20miles from the Bahamas and about 65 miles from Miami, in fact in…

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Posted on Jan 16, 2019
Rotterdam or anywhere

Rotterdam or anywhere, Liverpool or Rome, in the words of the song. Well today it's Rotterdam The reason for my blog is this, 2 weeks ago I put a blog on about the tourist tax for ships that go to Amsterdam for 24 hours or longer and how the cruise…

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Posted on Jan 2, 2019
Amsterdam and the tourist tax

So it seems that Amsterdam is cashing in on all of the cruise ship calls there. From now it looks like they are going to be charging 8 euros for everyone coming into the city on a ship and staying overnight, it is based per 24 hours for all passengers…

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