About Me

I live in Bromsgrove and work for Cruise.co.uk as a home worker, I'm only 5 minutes away from our Head Office in Redditch. Now for those of you not entirely sure of the beautiful sights that Redditch has to offer, if you go into any good book shop and ask for a…

Posted on May 15, 2019
Royal Caribbean disappoint………..

After the big turn around for Royal Caribbean this week it does make me wonder whether passengers will lose faith in their favourite Cruise Line. Earlier this week Royal Caribbean made the shock announcement that they would be pulling the 'Independence of the seas' out of Southampton in Summer 2020.…

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Posted on Apr 30, 2019
Cruising the River Severn

Last year a friend of mine bought a Narrowboat from Milton Keynes to live on, he asked me if I would help him navigate it back to Bromsgrove. The journey was an unforgettable experience as I hadn't sailed a Narrowboat for a few years and thought it would be just…

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Posted on Apr 15, 2019
Don’t miss out on the Irish Jig…………

Having taken a short mini cruise over to Ireland in December for our works Christmas conference I was sad to see that Dublin has taken the decision to reduce the amount of ship calling into Dublin from 2021 due to major construction taking place. Don't get me wrong crossing the…

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Posted on Mar 30, 2019
Viking nipped it in the bud…………

Viking hit the press this week in a big way when the 'Viking Sky' lost power and ran into an emergency situation losing engine power and drifting off the coast of Norway. 915 passengers and 458 crew were onboard when she suffered engine failure between Tromso and Stavanger last weekend, roughly half…

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Posted on Mar 14, 2019
Can’t wait for this…Drag River cruising

I love it when the Cruise industry really takes risks and tries something that Cruise clients would just not expect. This is a great example. Every Cruiseline is always trying to outdo the other with competitive drinks packages, breathtaking entertainment, individual service, however, it takes something really special to make a…

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Posted on Feb 28, 2019
Don’t miss the boat……

I had to smile last week when reading the article about a couple who were late to board their ship in Nassau, Bahamas. The ship had apparently waited twenty minutes longer than they had to for the couple to show up, however on shutting the doors and starting to pull away from…

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Posted on Feb 13, 2019
The ‘Drinks Package’ everyone’s been waiting for……..

Well it has finally arrived the cruise line which I get asked the most about when it comes to an 'All inclusive' drinks packages has finally opened the flood gates and released their new 'Ultimate drinks package'. The 'Ultimate drinks package will be available on selected cruises starting from March…

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Posted on Jan 29, 2019
Daredevil cruisers…………

Having sold Cruises for over a decade I've seen a lot of change in the industry, it's interesting to watch how the Market is evolving with the new generation of cruisers it entices along the way. To say I was shocked and disappointed recently with a young Royal Caribbean passenger being…

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Posted on Jan 14, 2019
Book now to get the best deals……….

I always start my Cruise New Year with a very similar Blog, but if just one new person reads it and acts upon it then I've done my good turn for January. Having booked Cruises now for over 10 years, so many people still ask:- How will I guarantee to get the best…

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Posted on Dec 28, 2018
Escaped for Christmas……….

This year I've managed to escape the madness of the Festive Season and disappear up North in my Camper Van. After a successful trip over to Southern Ireland last Year we decided to head up North this year towards the Lake District and Northumberland National Park to see how they…

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