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Hello Everyone, I’d like to welcome you to my blog, I’m Angelina and I’m fairly new to Cruise Club UK, but I have settled in just great! I’ve been working in the Travel industry for over 10 years now, and I love it! Travelling and discovering new places is what I strive to do, I love going on holiday with my family we’ve done a couple of Royal Caribbean cruises and they are just the best! My kids absolutely love all the activities on board, there’s no need to leave the ship if you didn’t want to! I want to help you find your perfect cruise no matter what your budget, I will always do my best to get you the best price possible. Cruising doesn’t have to crazy expensive and isn’t just for older people, wait until you’ve tried it you’ll be converted like me! I’m always on hand to help with any queries and questions no matter what they are, to put your mind at ease so you can sit back relax and enjoy your cruise holiday. So stay tuned for some great news topics, cruise ship exclusives, pictures, video’s and loads more! Angelina

 

When it comes to accommodation, Norwegian Cruise Line’s boasts two bedroom family villas, that can sleep up to 6 people, The Haven Family Villas, feature one bedroom with a queen size bed, a separate children’s bedroom, two bathrooms and a living room featuring a dining area, they offer exclusive benefits, such as a Butler and Concierge service, exclusive access to The Haven Courtyard area which features a private pool, sundeck and hot tub, with added touches such as in stateroom plush bathrobes, fine linens, feather duvets and a pillow menu.

 

Family Haven Villa

 

Family Haven Villa floor plan

 

 

Two bedroom Family Suites are offered, and sleep up to 6 people, featuring one bedroom with a queen size bed, as well as a separate children’s bedroom, and they include a Butler and Concierge service, other exclusive amenities include special suite menus for breakfast and lunch, treats delivered every night, as well as the plush bathrobes, fine linens and a pillow menu.

 

Two bedroom Family Suite

 

Two bedroom Family Suite floor plan

 

Smaller families of up to 4 guests have the option of the Family Balcony Stateroom, which features a private balcony, many of the staterooms interconnect to allow families to be together, whilst enjoying some privacy with the added benefit of two bathrooms! They are set in a prime location, close to Splash Academy and the Entourage youth and teen facilities.

 

Family Balcony Stateroom

 

For families just wishing to have a view of the water, from a picture window, a Family Ocean view Stateroom can sleep up to 4 guests and offers comfortable surroundings. Two lower beds convert to a queen – size bed and feature a private bathroom, and two additional beds. Not available on Norwegian Epic

 

Family Ocean view Stateroom

 

Families seeking the most affordable way to cruise, a Family Inside Stateroom offers all the space and comfort a family needs, sleeping up to 4 guests, they feature two lower beds that convert to a queen – size bed, a private bathroom, and two additional beds.

 

Family Inside Stateroom

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Email or call me to discuss your dream cruise: Angelina@cruiseclubuk.com or call me on 0161 798 2536

 

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Why not explore further and relax for longer? Norwegian Cruise Line offer some of the most innovative ships at sea, designed to make any family holiday a truly memorable one!

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Norwegian Cruise Line prides itself on the ethos of its ‘Freestyle Cruising’ and offers its guests a more  casual approach to cruising, therefore making it a great choice for families with children of any age, more so for those families who don’t want to be held to a set dining time and or restaurant.

 

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The Freestyle Dining concept allows guests to initiate their own choices, from choosing who to sit with, to choosing what to wear. Norwegian Cruise Line’s most recent ships, offer all the facilities and excitement that is normally associated with any mega-ship to ensure that families are well catered for, from the range of on board swimming pools, children’s pools, and relaxing hot tubs to the truly thrilling multi slide Aqua Parks (available on the newest ships within the fleet).

 

Poolside Family Fun

 

For those who seek the ultimate adrenaline rush, there’s the abseiling and rock climbing walls, whilst for those in search of relaxation can sample the adult – only beach clubs, with stunning ocean views, or take in a treatment in the tranquil Mandara Spa area that features a steam room, sauna and a thalassotherapy pool and available on the newest ships within the fleet, the unique salt and snow rooms, enabling the adults to truly unwind and relax, whilst the younger ones are enjoying the numerous on board children and teen facilities.

 

 

Relax and enjoy a treatment in the Spa

 

Norwegian Cruise Line offers the Splash Academy, and offers individual experiences and activities for children from the age of 3 years to 5, 6 and 9 years old,  and for the older children aged 10 to 12 years.  Children are offered the opportunity to participate in various arts and crafts, karaoke sessions, and play the on board video games.

 

Arts and Crafts Workshop

 

Norwegian Epic offers a jungle gym, offering a spacious area for children to let off steam, and a ultra modern dance floor that lights up.

 

The Splash Academy

 

The Splash Academy is spread over two stories, it is Norwegian Cruise Line’s most innovative area for children at sea, featuring various high-tech games, an on board cinema and a circus school. The activities on the lower level, features activities that are segmented for groups aged 3 to 5 years, and 6 to 9 years, whilst children aged 10 to 12 years have the full run of the upper level of the club.

 

Splash Academy

 

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Teenagers within the family are offered Entourage , a space specifically designed  for teenagers aged between the ages of 13 and 17 years, and offers activities such as air hockey, theatre workshops, pool parties and a selection of the most up to date video games, large sunken couches and large flat-screen televisions. Entourage becomes a nightclub geared for teenagers in the evening, and gives teenagers the chance to mingle and meet life long friends.

 

Entourage

 

A nursery is also offered on board, Guppies offers up to two hours a day of activities such as nursery rhymes, and features soft play areas specifically designed for babies from the ages of 6 months up to 3 years old, and it offers parents the chance to interact and have some quality time with their children in colourful surroundings. It features an Active Room with sensory-based activities, games and toys based on a daily theme, plus a Quiet Room for babies to sleep and rest, meaning parents can have the holiday they deserve whilst their little ones do too.

 

Guppies Nursery

 

Norwegian Cruise Line’s also offers a baby sitting group in the evenings, for a nominal charge, and gives parents the chance to dine as a couple, or enjoy one of the fantastic on board shows.

 

If your planning a romantic dinner for two, then leave your children with at The Late Night Fun Zone, which is open every night. (For a small fee.)

 

 

Port Play, designed for children aged 3 years to 12 years allows parents and the grown up’s within the group to experience the various ports, safe in the knowledge that the younger one’s are occupied on board in Port Play, supervised by experienced and fully qualified staff for a small fee

 

Adults can enjoy some alone time whilst in port, children can be dropped off at Port Play. (Small fee applies.)

 

Featured activities include rock climbing walls, on board bowling alleys, and a spectacular array of on board water-park areas, featuring 5 multi – story water slides and a number of hot tubs (available on Norwegian Getaway and Norwegian Breakaway)

 

Bowling Alley

 

Aqua Park

 

Norwegian Epic offers 3 water slides and a number of hot tubs, and features a 303 foot long corkscrew style tube and the Drainpipe, an impressive 104 foot tube that drops guests into a giant bowl like structure, the only one of it’s kind on a ship.

 

The Drainpipe – Norwegian Epic

 

Norwegian Cruise Line offers a variety of main pools, with the offering of separate children’s pools, whilst Norwegian Breakaway and Norwegian Getaway entice the younger children into a Nickelodeon-themed splash area.

 

Children’s Aqua Park

 

The Nickelodeon theme is extended through to the option of a character breakfast, offering fun and excitement at the breakfast table, with the opportunity for children to enjoy breakfast with their favourite characters such as SpongeBob SquarePants for a small charge. Guests are offered other exciting activities, such as mini golf, table tennis, and basketball.

 

Nickelodeon Fun

In the evening families are set to be wowed, with the award-winning entertainment on board Norwegian Cruise Line, every member of the family is truly entertained, from the acrobats that soar high above, a truly memorable experience awaits the family on board Norwegian Breakaway, with the offering of the amazing performance set by Cirque Dreams & Dinner Jungle Fantasy guests are transported from reality with jaw dropping acrobats, who perform magical twists and turns, that transports guests on a journey through the depths of the jungle, a sure hit with all the family!

 

Cirque Dreams & Dinner Jungle Fantasy

 

Broadway inspired shows keep the family entertained, guests are starry eyed with the sheer size and scale of the shows that are produced on board, combined with fantastic special effects and talented dancers, popular and well loved shows are brought directly to the whole family, from Broadway!

Stay tuned for Part 2!

 

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Email or call me to discuss your dream cruise: Angelina@cruiseclubuk.com or call me on 0161 798 2536

 

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Cruising as a family has never been more exciting! With Splash Academy for children from 3 years up to 12 years, featuring activities such as arts and crafts, circus school, team building challenges, sports and family activities, to video games, the little people in your life are sure never to be bored! For children aged 13 years upwards to 17 years, Entourage offers a chilled area, featuring popular video games, various sports and themed events and pool parties. Staterooms are offered for families, and are slightly bigger in size, ranging from Family Inside, Family Oceanview, Family Balcony, and Family Mini Suites. Many of the Family balcony staterooms interconnect, so larger families can be together. Many of the family staterooms are located with convenience in mind, close to the pool deck, and the on board youth and teen facilities. Guppies Programme, is specifically for babies and toddlers from the age of 6 months, and under 3 years, and operates open play and hosted activities for both babies and parents, this available throughout the fleet.

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Staterooms on board Norwegian Cruise Line ships, is spacious and comfortable, with staterooms available for every budget. Solo travellers have the option of a single studio, which are located in a private keycard access complex, and have no single supplements, although these are not available throughout the fleet. If you choose a private balcony, then opt for a Mini Suite or Balcony Stateroom, featuring a comfortable seating area, storage is plentiful. Oceanview and Inside staterooms offer all the space you need, whilst not comprising on service levels. Luxury is plentiful in a Haven Suite, private and sumptuous retreats are a feature throughout the fleet, offering a generous sized suite with a welcome bottle of bubbly. Special services include butler and concierge service, special suite menus for breakfast, a cocktail party with the ships officers, and priority embarkation and disembarkation.

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Inside and Oceanview Staterooms (above)

 

 

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Balcony and Mini Suite Staterooms (above)

 

 

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Suites and Penthouses (above)

 

 

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The Haven by Norwegian

 

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Studios for solo guests. Available on Norwegian Getaway, Norwegian Breakaway, Norwegian Epic, Norwegian Escape, Norwegian Bliss and Pride of America. Studios are designed and priced for solo travellers, which also include exclusive access to the Studio Lounge.

 

 

Norwegian Cruise Line offers freedom and flexibility throughout with offers to suit everybody!

Norwegian’s Premium All Inclusive Includes;

  • Adults can enjoy a wide variety of Premium Beverages

    Choose from an extensive range of spirits and beers, either draft or bottled, a wide selection of wines are served by the glass and tasty cocktails to alcohol-free options are available, as well as soft drinks and juices in all bars, the lounges and restaurants throughout your cruise at any time

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  • Speciality Coffee during mealtimes

    A wide  choice of Lavazza speciality coffees are served complimentary in any restaurant

 

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  • Bottled Water and Soft Drinks

    Children and adults have unlimited soft drinks, juices and water. A complimentary bottle of water is provided in each stateroom, for each guest

  • All Gratuities and Tips are included

    Gratuities and tips are also now included within the All Inclusive Package.

Norwegian’s Just Cruise – launched 1st December 2017

Norwegian’s Just Cruise fares will be made available on a selection of sailings. Staterooms will be allocated on a guarantee basis, and stateroom numbers will be allocated on final cruise documents. The benefits of this include, the best available cruise fare at the time of booking, award winning facilities and a wide selection of amazing dining options, and service charges. The option to upgrade to the Premium All Inclusive is available, which will then offer savings of more than £1200.00 per stateroom!

Norwegian Cruise Line are offering up to $500.00 per stateroom to spend as you wish on board! Just book your cruise from December 7th 2017, to 31st January 2018 for durations of 5 days or longer on the Premium All Inclusive…

If you are looking for some quality winter sun, take a look at our best selling offer! Premium All Inclusive Canary Islands cruise. Sailing aboard the popular Norwegian Spirit. Launched in 1998, and refurbished in 2011 and 2017, comparable to new ships within the cruise industry, she is a medium sized ship, with a guest capacity of 2018 guests. She boasts 15 dining options, 12 bars and lounges. Fares are leading in from £929.00 per person (based on 4th January 2018) including Return UK to Barcelona flights, Premium All Inclusive Beverage Package and tips!

 

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Norwegian Spirit

 

 

 

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Email or call me to discuss your dream cruise: Angelina@cruiseclubuk.com or call me on 0161 798 2536

 

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Norwegian Cruise Line offers one of the most stylish and modern fleet of ships with innovative features and unique experiences. Whether its for fun and adrenaline packed experiences, such as the biggest rope course at sea, to relaxing on The Waterfront with a glass in hand admiring the sunset, or maybe giving a round of applause to a fantastic Broadway musical, Norwegian Cruise Line fleet of ships are set within a class of their own!

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Norwegian Cruise Line opens up a world of culture, exciting experiences, exploration, and above all fun! Whether it’s a Mediterranean cruise, cruising the Baltic Sea, or further afield to destinations such as the Middle East, the Far East, or even Australia and New Zealand. Indulge in a slice of paradise with a Caribbean cruise, the Bahamas or the beautiful islands of Hawaii. Explore the amazing scenery in Alaska, or experience the vibrant South America, the world is a touch away with a Norwegian Cruise Line cruise!

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Great Stirrup Cay – Bahamas

With 14 ships within the fleet, there is a ship to suit everybody, offering freedom and flexibility throughout the cruise. Norwegian Cruise Line led the world of cruising with it’s flexible approach to dining, offering Freestyle Dining, enabling you to dine how you want, when you want. All of the fleet offer daily – changing menus, in up to three Main Dining Rooms, as well as the popular Asian – fusion restaurants, buffet options offering carving and pasta stations. Dining is a 24/7 experience on board Norwegian Cruise Line and is included within the cruise fare. A small cover charge will open up a wider selection of speciality dining, from seafood delicacies at Bayamo and Ocean Blue, to a more European feel at the French inspired Le Bistro. Head over to Cagney’s Steakhouse, the American style restaurant, offering Certified Angus Beef.

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Choice Cuts at Cagney’s Steakhouse

 

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Sample fine French Cusine at Le Bistro

Entertainment is plentiful, with Broadway inspired shows, Live Music at The Cavern Club or at the Atrium or pool deck, live music plays throughout the ships. Norwegian Cruise Line lead the way with their spectacular production shows, that are designed and are exclusive to Norwegian Cruise Line. Try your hand in the Casino, featuring the newest slot machines, plus favourite table games.

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Table Games

 

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Live Music at the Cavern Club – Available on Norwegian Epic

 

 

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Broadway inspired Live Shows

 

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        What are you waiting for?

Did you know here at Cruise Club UK we have a Loyalty Bonus Scheme. Book your chosen cabin type and you can receive up to 50 Bonus Points (1 Point = £1) That’s a saving of up to £50 off your next cruise booked with us.  

Email or call me to discuss your dream cruise: Angelina@cruiseclubuk.com or call me on 0161 798 2536

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Norwegian Bliss is dubbed as a ship for sightseeing and is one of  Norwegian’s Breakaway Plus class ships. Norwegian Bliss, is sister ship to Norwegian Escape and Norwegian Joy, but with added extras. She will enter service in Summer 2018, and will have a guest capacity of 4,004 , she will sail between the Caribbean and Alaska. Guests are offered unparalleled 180 degree views, from the massive Observation Lounge located at the front of the ship. The largest racetrack at sea, will allow guests to go kart their way around a racetrack, reaching speeds of around 30 mph! For the daredevils amongst us, there is the free falling Ocean Loops water slide, which glides over the edge of the ship! High adrenaline activities include a laser tag, which is set within an old and abandoned space station. Of course, Norwegian Cruise Line are Premium All Inclusive. A new feature that has been added to the Bliss, is the virtual reality view interior staterooms for solo guests.

 

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On board water park

 

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Race track

 

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Observation Lounge

 

Symphony of the Seas is the newest addition to the Royal Caribbean fleet, and is anticipated to be the biggest cruise ship ever! Overtaking her sister ship, Harmony of the Seas by twenty eight staterooms, Symphony of the Seas will have a 6,870 guest capacity and will arrive in April 2018 for her maiden summer season in the Mediterranean. Symphony of the Seas will feature seven unique neighbourhoods, ranging from the well known Boardwalk, and the glitz and glam of the Royal Promenade with its designer shops, to the mini gardens with real plant life. The ten story slide, The Ultimate Abyss is a sure hit among those in search of some adrenaline packed fun, as well as the trio of water slides, The Perfect Storm…

 

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Symphony of the Seas

 

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A view of the Ultimate Abyss

 

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Central Park themed area with live plant life

 

Stay tuned for Part 3…

Did you know here at Cruise Club UK we have a Loyalty Bonus Scheme. Book your chosen cabin type and you can receive up to 50 Bonus Points (1 Point = £1) That’s a saving of up to £50 off your next cruise booked with us.  

Email or call me to discuss your dream cruise: Angelina@cruiseclubuk.com or 0161 7982536

 

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There are some amazing and innovative ships to be launched within the next year. Take a look at some of the most anticipated ships due to enter service in 2018…

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Carnival Horizon is the sister ship to the Carnival Vista, which was launched back in 2016, a particular favorite of mine, as I sailed on Vista in her maiden year, on my first family cruise, and I absolutely loved it!!! Carnival Horizon is the newest ship within the Carnival fleet, and will be welcomed into Europe in April 2018, where she will spend her summer cruising the Mediterranean. Identical to Vista, she will feature SkyRide, the twin track cycling attraction, that gives riders a view over the Sport-square below, this is where activities such as volleyball, football and table tennis can be found. The on board WaterWorks park, is colorful and exciting, and is themed upon the famous Dr Seuss. The on board IMAX cinema is not to be missed! Experience cinema, first hand, with the stunning effects and props, that bring the film to life! Horizon has a wide variety of restaurants, included within the cruise fare, and also a selection of speciality dining options, for a small cover charge. This ship is ideal for families, and features large and spacious rooms, to accommodate larger families.

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Carnival Horizon

MSC Seaview is the identical ship within the Seaside multi generational ships, twinned with MSC Seaside. MSC Seaview will enter service in June 2018, and will have a guest capacity of 5,179 guests. The ship is dubbed as a ‘resort ship’ and features a water park that has no fewer than five slides! A warm Italian feel will be felt throughout the ship. A seafront boardwalk will encase the ship, and will be home to many bars and restaurants, as well as shopping galore! The main pool, the Panorama Pool has breathtaking views out to sea. The atrium is spanned over two decks, and its glass walls will showcase live entertainment.

 

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MSC Seaview

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Did you know here at Cruise Club UK we have a Loyalty Bonus Scheme. Book your chosen cabin type and you can receive up to 50 Bonus Points (1 Point = £1) That’s a saving of up to £50 off your next cruise booked with us.  

Email or call me to discuss your dream cruise: Angelina@cruiseclubuk.com or 0161 7982536

 

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An increasingly popular cruising destination, is Southeast Asia. Cruise lines are becoming more adventurous and diverse with their offerings on their itineraries

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Bangkok

 

If it’s your first time visiting Southeast Asia, or perhaps you want visit the many delights and sights that Southeast Asia has to offer, then more often than not, a cruise is an excellent option. The most popular option is the Singapore to Hong Kong itinerary.

 

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Hong Kong Harbour

 

Singapore is an excellent embarkation destination, and is easily reached from major UK airports, either direct, or indirect. Singapore is a bustling and modern city that offers a vibrant and exciting insight to Southeast Asia, combining an exotic food scene with a vast array of shopping malls, to the smaller market stalls.

 

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Singapore City Skyline

 

The more classic cruising itineraries, include ports of call in Thailand, including the bustling Bangkok, or the beautiful island of Koh Samui. Itineraries will often head towards Vietnam, featuring ports of call such as Halong Bay, Da Nang, Nha Trang, and for Saigon, it’s Phy My.

 

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As you near to the end of your culture enriched Southeastern Asia itinerary, you will sail past the high rise buildings that line Hong Kong harbour

Other options include cruise itineraries that depart from Singapore and sail towards India, Sri Lanka, even as far as Australia!

 

Stay tuned for part 2 of my blog!

 

Did you know here at Cruise Club UK we have a Loyalty Bonus Scheme. Book your chosen cabin type and you can receive up to 50 Bonus Points (1 Point = £1) That’s a saving of up to £50 off your next cruise booked with us.  

Email or call me to discuss your dream cruise: mailto:Angelina@cruiseclubuk.com or 0161 7982536

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The Western Mediterranean is considered to be one of the most diverse and unique cruising regions, spreading over two continents (Europe and Africa), this area boasts the artistic beauties of Italy, France and Spain whilst combining the Arabic culture in areas such as Morocco and Tunisia. These particular  itineraries are perfect for those interested in art and history, who also like to combine and  experience the areas most popular landmarks,  stunning beaches, cafes bars, boutique shops and traditional markets. Highlights include, the famous Las Ramblas, Barcelona, the cosmopolitan and thriving hub of this fantastic city. A visit to Capri, is a must from Sorrento or Naples

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Barcelona, Spain is the capital of Spain’s Catalonia area, and is considered to be one of Spain’s, or even Europe’s, most cosmopolitan and beautiful cities. Examples of this, is the incredible architecture, where the modern art, combines with the dark, yet equally beautiful gothic era, with Barcelona’s very own architect, Antoni Gaudi, examples of his works are infused within the city, one of the most famous of his works, the Sagrada Familia, is an absolute must see, for any visitor. Barcelona boasts a vibrant and beautiful old town, which is the heart of this cosmopolitan city. This area is home to many museums, cafes and bars, teamed with boutiques and shops. The famous Las Ramblas, runs through the heart of Barcelona, and is fringed with shops, restaurants, bars and is also home to the beautiful, historic opera house. Barcelona has many side streets, and historic squares that offer the chance to experience true Spanish tapas, washed down with a famous Spanish drink, sangria. Barcelona, is a major departure port for many cruise lines, and is quite often featured on many itineraries, with many passengers choosing to extend their holiday, by adding on a hotel stay, either before or after their cruise

 

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Las Ramblas, Barcelona

 

 

Rome, Italy is dubbed as Italy’s la dolce vita. The port of Civitavecchia, is around an hour’s train journey away from the centre of Rome, the train service operates directly from Civitavecchia. Highlights of this great city, include the Vatican, which is home to St. Peter’s Square and St. Pater’s Basilica. Step back in time, to the time of the Roman’s, and visit the world famous Colosseum. Other highlights of Rome, include the romantic Trevi Fountain, and the well known, Spanish Steps

 

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St. Peters Square – Vatican City

 

Colosseum, Rome

 

Sorrento and Naples, Italy. Highlights from Sorrento or Naples include the world famous archaeological site of Pompeii, in the Campania area of Italy, which was buried under ash after Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D. The beautiful Amalfi Coast is within easy driving distance, along the coastal roads, leading to Ravello and Positano, and the island of Capri is easily reached, where stunning coastline combines with lush green gardens

 

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Pompeii

 

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The Amalfi Drive

Stay tuned for part 2 of my blog!

 

Did you know here at Cruise Club UK we have a Loyalty Bonus Scheme. Book your chosen cabin type and you can receive up to 50 Bonus Points (1 Point = £1) That’s a saving of up to £50 off your next cruise booked with us.  

Email or call me to discuss your dream cruise: mailto:Angelina@cruiseclubuk.com or 0161 7982536

 

Did you know here at Cruise Club UK we have a Loyalty Bonus Scheme. Book your chosen cabin type and you can receive up to 50 Bonus Points (1 Point = £1) That’s a saving of up to £50 off your next cruise booked with us.  

Email or call me to discuss your dream cruise: Angelina@cruiseclubuk.com or 0161 7982536

 

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western med 6Short duration cruises of less than seven nights, are the perfect long weekend breaks, and in the past Costa Cruises has been the leader for short duration cruises, with some itineraries ranging from three to five nights, embarking in either Barcelona or Genoa, and calling into ports such as Marseilles, Corsica and Majorca, to name a few. As these durations are becoming increasingly popular, cruise lines such as MSC, Royal Caribbean, Azamara and Oceania have a handful of four and five night duration sailings, the amount of time in port is less than longer duration sailings, however there may only be one day at sea, or none at all.

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The more popular Western Mediterranean itineraries are generally durations between seven to twelve nights, and depart from ports such as Barcelona, Rome and Marseilles, and guests can expect to visit the well known ports whilst enjoying some leisurely days at sea in between. Itineraries such as these, can include porting in the Canary Islands, Tunisia and Morocco

A perfect way to cruise the Western Mediterranean region, without the hassle of flying and checking in at airports, is to sail out directly from a UK port, such as the well known Southampton, with Harwich and Dover also being popular embarkation ports. Although this is a great option, not only for ease, but for an unlimited luggage allowance, there is of course a downfall, and this is the famous Bay of Biscay, which can either be a smooth sailing experience, or can be an extremely rocky sailing experience!

A cost effective way to cruise, is by sailing on a repositioning cruise, these cruises generally sail from the Mediterranean, over to the Caribbean, or from the Caribbean over to the Mediterranean. These itineraries can usually be found in April, May, September, October and into early November. These itineraries usually embark in Barcelona or Rome, and call into various Western Mediterranean ports, the Canary Islands and Morocco, before heading to the Caribbean

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The Western Mediterranean is considered to be one of the most diverse and unique cruising regions, spreading over two continents (Europe and Africa), this area boasts the artistic beauties of Italy, France and Spain whilst combining the Arabic culture in areas such as Morocco and Tunisia. These particular  itineraries are perfect for those interested in art and history, who also like to combine and  experience the areas most popular landmarks,  stunning beaches, cafes bars, boutique shops and traditional markets. Highlights include, the famous Las Ramblas, Barcelona, the cosmopolitan and thriving hub of this fantastic city. A visit to Capri, is a must from Sorrento or Naples

 

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The Western Mediterranean as a cruising region, offers a spectrum of culture and arts, combined with beautiful beaches and a laid back atmosphere. Itineraries offered within this region include ports of call within, Spain, Italy and France, and sometimes include stops in Lisbon for Portugal, the Canary Islands, and Casablanca and Tangier for Morocco, and Gibralter

It was once considered best to visit the Western Mediterranean region during spring and the summer months, however cruise lines such as MSC and Costa are beginning to offer all year round itineraries within this area, with Barcelona and Marseilles (France),  still being included on the itinerary, they are now sailing further southwards towards Morocco and into the Canaries.

 

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Some of the larger ships usually visit the bigger ports, including destinations, such as Barcelona, Rome and Florence. The vast majority of cruise lines, including Royal Caribbean, Princess Cruises, Celebrity Cruises, Holland America and Norwegian Cruise Line, tend to offer itineraries either starting in these ports, or featuring them on their itineraries

Costa Cruises and MSC Cruises are based from Italy, and can offer shorter cruise itineraries at much lower prices. For a more British feel, P&O Cruises and Cunard offer a variety of sailings, whilst the luxury cruise lines such as Azamara, Crystal, Silversea, Seabourn, Oceania and Regent Seven Seas offer itineraries to smaller ports of call such as Cannes, Capri and Portofino and often spend much longer in port.

Stay tuned for part 2 of my blog!!!

 

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