About Me

I have now been at Cruise.co.uk for nearly 6 years.  I have worked in Travel for over 17 years and my last position before joining as a SPECIALIST CRUISE CONSULTANT was Assistant Sales Manager at a well known independent cruise specialist call centre. I made the move to Cruise.co.uk because…

Posted on Dec 6, 2017
Wonderful Shanghai pt2

If you haven't already, take a look at my last post 'Wonderful Shanghai Pt 2' here  I have to admit the title here doesn't really tell the full story as we actually spent the day in the equally wonderful city of Suzhou which is around 62 miles from Shanghai.  Read on…

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Posted on Nov 21, 2017
Wonderful Shanghai pt1

When I was told that I was going to Shanghai to test out a new short land tour I have to admit I did have to pinch myself.  I have in my 16 year career been on many ships and to some fantastic destinations both as a holiday and through…

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Posted on Nov 3, 2017
Shanghai here I come

Yes that's right I am currently out of the office and ready to set off for Shanghai on Saturday.  I have applied or my Visa which was a pretty easy application (however it is expensive)...Shanghai does have a visa free period, however because we are travelling outside of that area…

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Posted on Oct 21, 2017
Edge to Europe

You may have heard the excitement over the last few months about Celebrity Cruises new ship Celebrity Edge. Hailed as the Most innovative ship and a ship designed to leave the future behind, she is due for launch in 2019. The Great news is that this week Celebrity cruises announced…

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Posted on Oct 4, 2017
Adonia on the move again

Last week saw the Announcement from P&O that they were to sell the much loved ship Adonia.  The ship had only just come back to their fleet for this season, but it seems that P&O have decided that the ship doesn't fit into their fleet these days. I do tend…

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Posted on Sep 20, 2017
That’s exactly why you book a package with me

The weekend proved another challenge for us with the continuation of crazy, unpredictable world weather.  With the absolute devastation of Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean and Miami area of the United States still fresh in our minds we were dealt another blow in the form of a tornado which delayed…

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Posted on Sep 5, 2017
Will your P&O 2019 brochure be delivered like this?

[youtube_sc url="https://youtu.be/b_nZQwLM3gU"] A bit of fun there from Paul Ludlow and the team at P&O. Well this is the second time P&O have launched sailings in September - Traditionally new brochure programmes would me launched en mass around the April May time, but it seems owing to the success of…

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Posted on Aug 22, 2017
Cruise Gratuities – How Much?

Tipping on a cruise, how much will it cost me?  It is one of those questions I occasionally get asked by customers and I have to admit i do not know each individual amount for every cruise line so I do have to refer to a list I have saved…

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Posted on Aug 8, 2017
Pirates on the high seas

Scrolling through my Twitter feed yesterday I came across the title 'passengers told to brace for PIRATE attack'....At first I thought I was seeing things and immediately scrolled back to the title and clicked on the link. I actually could not believe what I was reading. It was reported that…

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Posted on Jul 25, 2017
Cruising is for old folk?!?

Actually no it isnt... According to figures released by CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association) The average age of cruise passengers overall has fallen to its lowest in 20 years, and a record 1.7 million UK holidaymakers opted to take to the seas in 2016.  So more people are cruising and it…

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