About Me

I'm Steve, I've spent nearly Sixteen years in travel. Working for a big high street travel agent before moving to be a Cruise specialist homeworker. I've visited some amazing places through out the world. My personal favourite place has to be the United States of America. Having been no fewer…

Posted on May 1, 2019
Farewell from Steve’s Full Itinerary

I will shortly be leaving Cruise.co.uk, I'll be sad to go but look forward to new adventures! Thanks to all of you who have booked with me and followed my blog. You can still keep in touch with us via my colleague, Silvana, click here to find out more about…

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Posted on Apr 11, 2019
Tui on the River….

Tui have come a long way with their cruises in recent years. Having started with their older ships and some that you’d compare more like a Tugboat next to a proper cruise ship. Tui then purchased some Ex-Royal Caribbean ships and these have done really well, not just for the…

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Posted on Mar 26, 2019
Viking Sky in a Norwegian storm…

It’s not often you get an accident or a tragic even to do with a cruise ship and when it does happen you can be assured it will hit the news. This being so recently with the Viking Sky that had lost it’s engine power and got into a little…

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Posted on Mar 12, 2019
The Edge

  I’m going on the Celebrity Edge. I’m actually very excited about this as being a brand new ship and one that I had considered booking as my own holiday last year. I won this as a little competition at work. Only going for two nights from Southampton in May…

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Posted on Feb 26, 2019
Brexit and my Cruise

Everyone has not stopped talking about it since the vote was counted and verified. Yes, Brexit. We’re due to leave on the 29th March and at present we’re still unaware if this will be a leave with a deal or no deal. Of course, in travel and selling cruises I’m…

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Posted on Feb 14, 2019
The odyssey of the Seas

For those who haven’t heard, Royal Caribbean International has marked the official start of construction of its 27th ship, the new Quantum Ultra ship Odyssey of the Seas at Meyer Werft in Germany. We do like a bit of German engineering. The Odyssey a Sister ship to 4,246-passenger Spectrum of…

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Posted on Jan 24, 2019
What happens on board stays on board…. Allegedly!

Apparently When they say anything that happens at sea stays at sea or anything that happens on a cruise stays on a cruise. You get the gist. Well, according to some news reports if you do get up to a bit of hanky panky when you shouldn’t be it doesn’t…

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Posted on Jan 7, 2019
Venice & Tourist Tax

Have you been to Venice? Did you know now that Venice has won approval to introduce an entry fee of up to €10 (£9; $11.50) for short-stay tourists?   It is expected to be set at €2.50 to €5 per person, but at peak times in the summer it could…

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Posted on Dec 19, 2018
£2m Cocaine seized on the Marco Polo

Well I suppose it had to happen sooner or later. That someone would attempt to smuggle drugs on a cruise ship. You hear it all the time at airports and the coast guard stop searching some vessels at sea but never before on a cruise ship. And a Cruise and…

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Posted on Nov 25, 2018
I’m moving….

I'm moving. No, not leaving the company but moving house. It may not seem a big deal to many but to me it's been a long time coming. Currently been at my present address for 10 years but I need a bigger home so once I'd been to see the…

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