My cruise on P&O Oceana- What I really thought

I recently returned from an amazing 10-night cruise from Southampton to Malta on P&O Oceana.  There are many parts of this trip which I would like to talk about including the different ports of call (too much for just one blog!).  For this blog however I wanted to write about my experience on-board (which was […]

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Is this your ‘Perfect day’?

There was a big announcement last week by Royal Caribbean.  Not only are they planning a $200 million transformation of their private-island CocoCay, but they also have plans for other destinations in Asia, Australia and the Caribbean!  These will be announced later in the year. The exciting news for me is what these transformations consisted […]

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New 2019/2020 cruises – Book today for great benefits!

It’s that time of year again. Launch!  That means many of the cruise-lines are releasing their new rates and itineraries for 2019 and some for 2020.  So, what do you get from booking early?   Great prices and the ability to book your cruise for a low deposit Wider choice of cabin numbers so you […]

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My mum’s review of her 70th Birthday cruise on The P&O Oriana

We set out on our first cruise on The Oriana on 30th January.  On reaching the Mayflower Terminal at Southampton we were ushered straight through onto the ship, so much better than going to an airport with all the crowds and stress.  We were thrilled to see our outside cabin, new carpets and found that […]

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Mystery Cruises and on-board ballots for ports of call!

Do you normally book your cruise based on the itinerary?  I know that would have a significant impact on my choice of cruise as well as the ship and dates.  Fred Olsen are mixing things up a bit however create excitement and mystery around their cruises.  Here are a few examples of what their passengers […]

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P&O customers in uproar over mega-ship announcements!

There has been more new ship news announced this week… and it’s of P&O’s second new ship being on order which should launch in 2022!  This follows the previous announcement for it’s sister ship which will launch in 2020.  But the news that seems to have shocked and caused upset among many loyal P&O guests […]

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Regent Seven Seas take all-inclusive to a whole new level!

Regent Seven Seas are renowned for their six-star luxury cruising and for some the price may look a lot more than the standard cruise-line.  However, their all-inclusive concept means they are more than just luxury for those who cruise with them but also represent excellent value for money for customers who are looking for those […]

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Let’s talk about tips!

This is always a subject which divides cruisers!  The matter of gratuities (which are on-board tips for staff)  I got to thinking about gratuities as we posted a news story this week about Royal Caribbean and Celebrity, two of the major cruise lines, increasing their gratuities.  Take a look at our recent news story which […]

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Happy one year at cruise.co.uk to me!

Wow, what a year it has been!  This time last year I received an email with an extensive list of cruise line training programmes I needed to complete before my training course at head office for cruise.co.uk.  Now although I have been in the travel industry for over a decade and travelled on cruise ships […]

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Why I would sail with MSC!

I’ve spoken to a lot of customers who have said they wouldn’t travel with MSC as they would like a more British or American cruise-line and feared being in the minority.  We as cruise agents also have pre-conceived ideas of every cruise-line and so that’s why when I got the opportunity to go on-board the […]

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