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 Oct 12, 2019
Flying to China??…Got your Visa???

Here at Cruise.co.uk we advertise ourselves as the 'real Cruise people', we are Cruise experts, masters of our field. We don't do bucket and spade holidays or weekends to UK holiday parks so over the years our knowledge has grown and I can safely say between myself and fellow colleagues…

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Posted on Sep 20, 2019
Troubled times for Thomas Cook

Sad this week to see the possibility of Thomas Cook hitting tough times. It was rumored earlier this year that they were possibly in trouble, however, it had all gone quiet for a while. It is speculated they have driven up to £1.6bn in debt over the last few years…

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Posted on Sep 2, 2019
Still fantastic Oceana 2019/20 deals available…….

With the P&O Oceana being moved from the Dubai programme for this winter, P&O have had the painstaking job of trying to arrange appealing alternative sailings at very short notice. I certainly would not have wanted that job. I can certainly say they have done fantastic, and we as a…

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Posted on Aug 8, 2019
More disruption for P&O

P&O have just announced that they have had to withdraw the Oceana from their Dubai & Arabian Gulf Itineraries from October onwards this year. This will come as a massive blow to the schedule and also many passengers will be disappointed but hopefully they will understand. Due to recent unrest…

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Posted on Jul 16, 2019
Gratuities scrapped again………….

Another Cruise Line has joined the no gratuities bandwagon recently scrapping their on-board service charge from 25th June 2019. Thumbs up from me MSC, this definitely makes things easier from a Travel Agent perspective. I think with P&O also scrapping gratuities from May this year and now MSC following it…

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Posted on Jun 28, 2019
Top Isle of Wight Festival

As always I like to report back on one of the top highlights of my year, the Isle of Wight festival. This year did not disappoint, weather was fantastic, Clara the camper van got us there in one piece, and we parked up directly opposite the entrance to the main…

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Posted on Jun 12, 2019
Isle Of Weight here we come………..

The time of year has come again to head off for my favourite festival of the year the 'Isle of Weight Festival'. I've done this festival since 2012, it just gets better every year. We're heading down tomorrow morning, myself and three friends in our trusty camper van 'Clara'. She…

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Posted on May 31, 2019
Meeting great clients……………..

It's safe to say as Cruise consultants we have a fantastic job, not only do we get to sell a great product, we also get to chat with really lovely passengers. I've been very lucky over the last 10 years to build up a fantastic database of regular clients who…

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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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