About Me

Hello there Thank you for taking the time to read my blog and in getting to know more about me My name is Kerry James and I have worked within Travel for the last 19 years. I have worked in different areas within the industry - selling package holidays, around…

Posted on Jan 7, 2019
Watching The Cruise and Jayne McDonald did not float my boat

Last week saw the return of two cruising programmes -¬† The Cruise which was shown on Thursday on ITV, and Cruising with Jayne McDonald was shown on Channel 5 on Friday - and I have to say I was really disappointed with both. The Cruise is a series showing life…

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Posted on Dec 24, 2018
The New Year offers

I can't believe how quickly 2018 has flown by, and still feels like only a couple of months ago I got married (it was in May when we tied the know). Its been a busy year here at Cruise,co.uk and 2019 looks like its going to be another busy, fun…

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Posted on Dec 10, 2018
Walking in a Christmas Tree Wonderland

This weekend saw me and my family go to Bournemouth for the weekend - firstly to celebrate my mum's 60th birthday and secondly to get in the festive mood and visit the Christmas Tree Wonderland. Bournemouth is only approx 30-40 minutes away by car so would make a great place…

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Posted on Nov 26, 2018
Last few hours in Vancouver

Disembarkation from the Celebrity Infinity was a quick and easy process and we were one of the last groups to disembark as our flight was not until the evening. There was still a big queue for a taxi but we had researched and found out there was a baggage company…

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Posted on Nov 12, 2018
Day 5 of our Alaska Adventure – Ketchikan

So day 5 was our last port stop on our Alaska trip and we docked into Ketchikan at 2 pm in the afternoon. On arrival, there was already 4 ships in and we waited for one of the Holland America ships to leave so we could dock.¬† The weather was…

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Posted on Oct 29, 2018
How will the port of Southampton cope in 2020?

So in the last week, we have had 2 more cruise lines announce which of their ships will be sailing from Southampton in the year 2020 - my initial thoughts were this is great and as fairly local to Southampton gives a lot more choice of ships, but then I…

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Posted on Oct 15, 2018
Juneau – day 4 of our Alaska Adventure

Day 4 of our Alaska adventure saw us dock in Juneau which is the capital of Alaska and was founded during the gold rush of 1880. We had prebooked an excursion here which was to go whale watching and then to see the Medenhall Glacier. After meeting on the quayside…

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Posted on Oct 1, 2018
Sitka and the Hubbard Glacier – days 3 and 4 of our Alaska Cruise

Day 3 of our Alaska cruise saw us arrive into Sitka which is located on the outer coast of the Inside Passage. The ship docked at 10.30am and this was one port we hadn't any excursions planned, so we took the free shuttle bus (took approx 15 mins transfer time)…

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Posted on Sep 17, 2018
Day 1 and 2 of our Alaska cruise

The next part of our adventure was our 7 night cruise on board the Celebrity Infinity sailing from Vancouver. We got to the port at Canada Place at 10.30am and shown straight to the check-in desks where there was no queue but was laid out in loyalty levels and then…

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Posted on Sep 3, 2018
Launch of P&O Summer 2020 starts now

Today (3rd September) sees the launch of P&O and more importantly¬†their new ship Iona. The embargo has now been lifted and so we can start to talk and take pre-registration bookings for Summer 2020 - (which does seem such a long way off) So Iona the new ship for P&O…

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