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Adventure With Angelina

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

Royal Caribbean are introducing Harmony of the Seas, the new addition to its Oasis Class fleet of ships, arriving in Europe in 2016, with sailings starting from Southampton in May 2016

Harmony of the Seas, is set to entice families in search of energetic fun, seeking thrills and spills, to couples in search of the perfect getaway that ticks all the right boxes!

Adventure lovers and thrill seekers alike, will love the excitement of the most slides at sea – The Perfect Storm waterslides, Supercell, Typhoon and Cyclone – featuring a champagne bowl that will swirl guests around at dizzy heights before descending  towards their big splash! Abyss – the tallest slide at sea, will allow guests to plummet the equivalent of 10 stories – a massive 100ft plunge!

The largest slide at sea ! the equivalent of 10 stories – a massive 100ft plunge!

After all the excitement of the slides, or if like me, a stiff drink is in order to relax my nerves, guests can sip a cocktail like no other… The amazing Bionic Bar, a signature first at sea by Royal Caribbean, showcases robotic arms, that prepare, shake and stir!

Harmony of the Seas, is a food lovers heaven! with an array of food choices, from special dinners to casual dining options and snacks a plenty!

Harmony of the Seas has enough Dining options to satisfy any appetite or taste !

Coastal Kitchen – An exclusive experience to Suite guests, and Crown\ and Anchor Pinnacle members. Coastal Kitchen fuses the fresh and colourful flavours of the Mediterranean, with a unique Californian take, in contemporary and chic surroundings

Wonderland – A gastronomical  adventure awaits guests, stimulating all the senses to give guests a unique and truly amazing dining experience

Izumi – Brings all the tastes of Japan, in a stylish and Zen like restaurant, showcasing sushi – made by hand, and steamed dim sum – made to order

Sabor – Meaning ‘flavour’ in Spanish. Sabor infuses Spanish and Mexican flavours to offer guests sizzling fajitas, to mouth watering margaritas

Main Dining Room – Elegance, fused with the truly amazing Royal Caribbean touch and service

Sorrento’s – Offers mouth watering pizzas, to sumptuous panna cotta, in a New York inspired restaurant

Boardwalk Dog House – A casual diner, offering guests a delicious selection of hotdogs, fused with a nostalgic feel of the fairground

Windjammer – Buffet style signature Royal Caribbean eatery, offering mouth watering dishes from every corner of the world, available for breakfast, lunch and dinner

Harmony of the Seas will feature a vast array of activities for any thrill seeker!

Zip Line – Experience speed and an adrenaline rush, like no other! Race along nine decks with a panoramic view over the Boardwalk

Definitely for thrill seekers ! Harmony Will Feature A Zip Wire

Rock Climbing Wall – A signature Royal Caribbean feature, get to the top and be greeted by truly amazing views!

Sports Court – A full sized court at sea, offering a variety of sports including basketball, football, dodge ball, plus much more!

Flowrider – A signature Royal Caribbean feature, this surf simulator gives guests the chance to experience the surf, and ride the waves!

The Games Arcade – A video arcade, sampling the old arcade classics, to new video gaming experiences

Harmony of the Seas boasts a full array of cabin options from interior to grand sky loft suites !

” Relax, and unwind in the spacious and tasteful accommodations that Harmony of the Seas has to offer. After an action and fun packed day at sea, or a sightseeing day in one of the wonderful ports of call, a variety of luxurious stateroom categories awaits! Stateroom attendants take care of guests every need, 24 hours a day, turning beds down in the evenings, to the special art of towel art – folding special towel animals! “

Interior Staterooms

 oasis-interiorComfortable Interior staterooms provide a spacious accommodation option.  With an interior stateroom, guests will have all they need for a truly wonderful holiday. Promenade staterooms will offer awesome views of the Royal promenade.The rooms in this category will comprise of: Two Twin beds or one Royal King size bed.

Outside Staterooms

ocean-viewOffering a window to the view of the outside world, guests can savour sights and the amazing sunrises. Nearby to all amenities and facilities.

A view over the Boardwalk gives guests a great view of the hustle,  bustle and buzz of the Boardwalk. If guests on the other hand prefer a more relaxed atmosphere, the Central Park View staterooms overlook the relaxing Central Park neighbourhood area.

Balcony staterooms

balconyFeaturing a  private balcony, guests will enjoy stunning views on arrival into port, whilst soaking up the picturesque and beautiful scenery of each destination. A view over the Boardwalk gives guests a great view of the hustle, with the added balcony to sit and soak up the bustle and buzz of the Boardwalk. If guests on the other hand prefer a more relaxed atmosphere, the Central Park View staterooms overlook the relaxing Central Park neighbourhood area, with the additional benefit of the private balcony.

Deluxe staterooms and Suites

family-suiteAll suites and deluxe staterooms have the added bath facility,  and most also offer a private balcony, guests have their own bar, and feature a central area for large groups to sit and relax together. These staterooms also feature a sofa which converts to a bed. Guests also have priority check in and priority departure, and a complimentary luggage valet service and concierge service. A full breakfast, lunch and dinner room service option, gives guests the chance to privately  dine, in their own surroundings.

Accessible staterooms 

accessible-suiteAccessible staterooms are designed and adapted for guests with mobility and other disabilities. The staterooms have wider doors, a ramped bathroom entry, a roll-in shower, lower wardrobe rails, and toilet seats are raised.  Accessible staterooms are also available with a private balcony too so guests can enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Loft Suites

Crown Loft Suite 

crown-loft-suiteGuests will simply adore the luxury of a Crown Loft Suite. These are set over two levels, offering contemporary surroundings and spacious living areas.

Offering stunning views of the ocean, the private balcony is the perfect place to watch the world go by, whilst the mezzanine level bedroom – with its master bathroom and LCD TV,  offers guests all the comforts of home.

Guests can enjoy upgraded facilities and special privileges (like priority check-in and a complimentary valet service), a sure way to ensure guests have a memorable time!

Sky Loft Suite

sky-loft-suiteThese are the perfect option for families, Sky Lofts are two-level apartment style suites that have larger living area, a dining room that can seat four guests, a  and spacious balcony, with sun loungers. For larger families, or a special family gathering, guests can link more than one to accommodate larger groups or families

On the upper level, there is a master bedroom and bathroom, whilst the second bedroom is located on the ground floor, featuring twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed, and a sofa that converts to a double bed. Guests will also receive the added benefits of upgraded facilities and privileges, such as priority check-in and complimentary concierge service.

All staterooms feature

  • Two twin beds convertible to a Royal King Size bed
  • TV & telephone
  • Fridge or a minibar
  • Private bathroom with a shower (Suites and Deluxe staterooms also feature a bath)
  • Vanity area
  • Hair – dryer
  • 24 hour room service

Harmony of the Seas will also feature the new Royal Suite Class staterooms, currently available on Oasis class, and Quantum class of ships. These offer unique and tailored experiences, with added benefits, such as preferential dinner seating arrangements, on board gratuities inclusive, and the Ultimate beverage package.

Featuring elegant and luxurious furnishings, a personal service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week! Guests also have access to a private sun deck area, and a high speed internet facility.

Please click here for an exclusive preview of Harmony’s deck plans  > RCI_Harmony_deckplan_1698

Exclusive offers are now available to experience all that Harmony of the Seas has to offer !!!

Fares are from £379.00 Per Person** with a deposit of just £75.00 Per Person to secure your place on this incredible ship! Click here for more info > 

** Based on 2 sharing a Central Park view stateroom – 26th May 2016, departing from Southampton

Call Me Today If You Have ANY Questions About Harmony!
Angelina – 0161 798 2536

Liberty of the Seas will enter dry dock for a month in February 2016 – She will emerge with new and exciting features


     An upgrade is set to enhance the 3,634 passenger ship, including staterooms, dining areas and restaurants as well as leisure areas and facilities.
     New features to Liberty of the Seas, will include 26 Panoramic Ocean view staterooms, which will show floor – to – ceiling glass walls
     For water slide enthusiasts, Liberty of the Seas will play home to a new boomerang – style slide – named Tidal Wave, set to be a first at sea, whilst alongside the Flowrider surf simulator, two new racing style slides – Cyclone and Typhoon are to be introduced to Liberty of the Seas
     New and exciting culinary delights will include Sabor – a fresh approach to Mexican cuisine, whilst a more traditional setting and experience in Giovanni’s Table, offers guests traditional Italian cuisine and cocktails

shutterstock_156910As the nights draw in, and the chilly weather approaches, as does the need for baggy jumpers and cosy nights in front of a roaring fire, can only mean one thing… It’s almost Christmas time!

Sample the festive season, European style, with a European Christmas Market Cruise in a cultural city that truly captures the true spirit of Christmas…

Quaint cobbled streets lined with traditional wooden lodges, decorated with local handicrafts and traditional handmade Christmas decorations, sprinkled with the glimmer of sparkling Christmas lights, which is combined with the gentle sound of Christmas carols and the festive smell of roasting chestnuts and the fruity aroma of mulled wine

Experience a European Christmas for less than £68.00 Per Person, Per night! On board P&O Ventura…

Departing from Southampton on Sunday 13th December 2015


P&O Ventura entered service in 2008, and has a guest capacity of 3,078 and 1,205 crew. Ventura promises to be the ship where there is always something going on, boasting 12 eateries, which includes 3 main restaurants, and a fine dining restaurant*

Ventura boasts no less than 12 places to drink, as well as a lavish wine bar*, Olly Smith’s – The Glass House

Entertainment is plentiful, with a two – deck theatre, a casino, and a 3 deck atrium with dance floor

Monday 14th December 2015 – A leisurely day at sea, gives guests the chance to unwind in The Retreat alfresco spa terrace, or in the Oasis Spa with its endless pool and thermal suite. Take a dip in one of the 4 pools, with 1 featuring a skydome and 6 whirlpool spas!

Engage with a book in the on board Library, or enjoy a spot of retail therapy in the on board shops*

Tuesday 15th December 2015 – An early arrival into the popular Amsterdam, sees this usually flowering city being transformed into a illuminated haven for romantics, with illuminated walking routes along the famous Amsterdam canal’s, The Amsterdam Light Festival is open from 26th November 2015 to the 17th January 2016

A variety of festive market stalls, selling local handicrafts, toys, and clothes can be found here, as well as an ice rink, surrounded by food and drink stalls


Wednesday 16th December 2015 – Ventura arrives into the port of Zeebrugge, Belgium, giving guests the chance to visit Bruges. The Bruges Christmas Market, promises a cosy feel, featuring an Ice Rink, combined with a picturesque and traditional backdrop. Visitors have the chance to take a ride upon a horse drawn carriage through the cobbled streets, filled with festive cheer! Meanwhile, nearby Brussels is home to the soon to be 15th Winter Wonder’s festival, boasting a traditional Christmas atmosphere, whilst playing home to a giant centrepiece – A giant decorated Fir Tree! As well as the Ice Rink, visitors can experience all the joys of the fair, with the Ferris Wheel and The Merry – go – rounds. Visitors are spoilt for choice with around 240 wooden lodges, selling local Christmas handicrafts, combined with traditional Choirs, a variety of artists and open air concerts


Prices for this truly Festive Christmas experience are leading in at £269.00 Per Person, based on 2 sharing an Inside Cabin for the 13th December 2015 departure. Price includes all port taxes and fees, excludes on board service charge’s.

* Denotes a charge applies

Call me today to reserve your cabin, or allow me to check availability on your perfect Christmas cruise…


0161 7982536

Discover Asia with a Cruise Club Exclusive aboard Costa Fortuna departing 28th March 2016

     We begin our adventure with our direct flight from the UK to Dubai, home of souks, horseracing, glitz and glam and the worlds tallest building – Burj Khalifa. Its here you will stay for 2 nights including a delicious breakfast each morning…

      After exploring all Dubai has to offer, we embark Costa Fortuna for our twenty night voyage around the best Asia has to offer. A leisurely two days at sea, gives us the chance to sample all this amazing ship has to offer, from the sauna that gives you a glimpse of the sea through the window whilst relaxing, to the varied choice of dining options – 4 to be exact, or maybe relax in one of the 11 bars, or sip a Cognac in the Cognac and Cigar bar. The well equipped wellness centre spans 1,300 metre squared, with a gym, treatment rooms, 5 Jacuzzis and a choice of 4 pools – one with a retractable cover. Costa Fortuna offers a wealth of entertainment options to excite, offering a theatre spanning three levels, a casino, a library, and the chance to dance the night away in the on board disco. Its a shoppers paradise, with an on board shopping centre!






    An early morning arrival into Bombay*(Mumbai), India – Highlights include, Victoria Terminus Station which is modelled on the St Pancras Station in London and is undoubtedly the Raj’s piece de resistance. Complete with carved stone friezes, stained glass windows and flying buttresses, it is gothic architecture at its best and an awesome site which most citizen’s view with deep pride, whilst atop the central dome stand the triumphant figure of Progress. Tours and excursion start from £63.00 Per Person for Bombay



Bombay (Mumbai), India

      A relaxing day at sea the following day, gives us the chance to be ready for our arrival into Cochin*, India – Highlights include, Ernakulam Kerala state’s commercial capital, before carry on onwards to Thripunithura. As you travel through Kochi’s older parts, you’ll be able to see ornate temples, dedicated to Vishnu, as well as elegant Chinese fishing nets, many of which were launched by dealers from the Court of Kublai Khan! (Genghis’ Grandson!) Tours and excursions start from £108.00 Per Person for Cochin


Day 15, is our early morning arrival into Singapore, famous for the Singapore Sling! (Not to be missed!) Highlights include;

  • Clarke Quay – One of the city’s trendiest nightspots with a variety of restaurants, wine bars, entertainment spots and retail outlets.

  • Botanic Gardens – A must visit for nature lovers, the Botanic Gardens is a living museum of a wide variety of flora and fauna. The National Orchid garden (admissions separate) which resides within the Botanic Gardens houses over 3,000 species and hybrids of Orchids.

  • Orchard Road – The most famous shopping street in Singapore.

  • Little India & Little India Walking Tour – One of the ethnic enclaves that provide some of the best insights into the Indian community in Singapore.

  • Wholesale Market – Known as the Thieves Market years ago, you can find second- hand merchandises and interesting knicks and knacks at this unique flea market.

  • Boat Quay – Situated along the Singapore River and distinguished by conserved shop houses, Boat Quay is the place to visit for entertainment & dining. A perfect place to sit & relax after a day of sightseeing.

  • Chinatown & Chinatown Walking Tour – Immerse in Singapore’s Chinese culture and history at Chinatown and witness how early Chinese Immigrants lived & worked during its golden years. Tours and excursions start from £22.00 Per Person for Singapore





   A day at sea, gives us the chance to relax ready for day 17, when we arrive at Ho Chi Minh City*, Vietnam, a foodies paradise, with the varied street food shacks this city has to offer. Other highlights include, Minh Dam Secret Zone located in the Long Hai Hills. During the Vietnam War, the Long Hải’s were a Viet Cong base area where battalion’s kept their supplies.  Lang Ca Ong Whale Temple. According to legend, the remains of a whale washed up on the Vung Tau beach over 100 years ago. The carcass was so huge that fishermen had to wait for the flesh to decompose before being able to pull it to shore and display the bones which came to symbolize the protector of the coast. Now, every time a whale washes ashore, the bones are ceremonially hauled to the mausoleum. Tours and excursions start from £76.00 Per Person for Ho Chi Minh City


ho chi minh

Ho Chi Minh – Vietnam


     Day 18, sees our arrival into Nha Trang*, Vietnam, highlights include,Dam Market – Once you arrived you will find a huge market complex which has room for 6,000 shoppers! You will have plenty of time to meet with locals and stall holders and browse their colourful wares. There are many souvenir and traditional craft stands where you can pick up a bargain or two. Next you will move on to a Silk Embroidery Workshop. Here you will gain a fascinating insight into this traditional craft, learn about the history and even have a go!

     Day 19, is spent relaxing on board Costa Fortuna, ready for our arrival into Hong Kong, China on day 20 for a fun filled, and exciting overnight in port – highlights include,

  • Bonham Strand, Discover the surprising varieties of exotic dried seafood available on the street.

  • Cat Street, where antique shops, and art galleries provide fantastic window-shopping (free time

    given to explore at leisure).

  • Man Mo Temple, an incense-filled world into its own.

  • Hollywood Road, is a strange mixture of shops selling funeral items, furniture, antiques, and artwork. *Closed on Public Holidays*

  • Mid-level Escalator, 800 metres, the world’s longest covered escalator.

  • Wet markets, one of Hong Kong’s oldest and the most diverse fresh market. If you’ve never tried mangosteens, durians and rambutans, this is your chance! Tours and excursions start from £46.00 Per Person for Hong Kong

hong kong

Hong Kong, China

      Day 23 – Naha, Japan – Famed for its ancient Ryukyu Kingdom – the City’s centrepiece. The City has thrived since being reduced to rubble in World War 2, and is now a popular and thriving city, thus comes the famous Japanese traffic jams! The city itself plays an essential part of todays Japanese holiday maker, wishing to enjoy the 2km stretch of restaurants, bars, clubs and hotels, combined with the colourful souvenir shops

      Day 25 sees our voyage almost coming to an end, after a relaxing day at sea on day 24, here we arrive into Shanghai*, China – Some of the many fabulous sights you’ll see during your time in Shanghai, include the Jade Buddha Temple, Yu Garden, The Bund, as well as a most interesting visit to the Shanghai Museum! Tours and excursions start from £125.00 Per Person for Shanghai





Shanghai, China



      We disembark Costa Fortuna in Shanghai and head to our 2 night hotel stay including breakfast each morning, before day 27 sees us heading back to the airport for our flight back to the UK, overnight.

Prices for this amazing cultural cruise holiday lead in at just £1799.00 Per Person – Based

on an Inside cabin category or £2099.00 Per Person for Ocean View, including all flights,

transfers and hotel stays! Also includes for a limited time only –

*Free full day sightseeing in Shanghai to include the visits of Shanghai Museum, Yuyuan Garden, Jade Buddha Temple and the Bund with lunch in a local Chinese restaurant!

*Free evening Acrobatic Show with round trip transfers in Shanghai

*Indicates that a Visa is required for entry to these destinations.

Tours and excursions are offered by Cruising Excursions –, a link can be found on

Availability is going fast for this once in a life time Asian Discovery Cruise, so don’t hesitate, contact me on 0161 7982536


Enjoy a luxury coach tour to and from Norwegian Epic with local pick up points – Cruise and Tour Itineraries are exclusive to Cruise Club UK!

Introducing a unique way to cruise and tour, by sampling both sea and land. Experience a Mediterranean voyage, waking up in a different port of call everyday, whilst enjoying the amazing and varied entertainment, culinary delights and fantastic atmosphere that Norwegian Epic has to offer, combined with a European escorted tour all for a price that doesn’t leave you with sea sickness!


     A fun filled week long cruise is combined either side with a relaxing journey by a luxury coach, stopping overnight in 3/4 – star hotels in breath taking and simply stunning destinations that Europe has to offer. Tour & Cruise itineraries include pick-up points from six points across the country, from Manchester to Dover, where your coach departs on the ferry to France.

     Each journey is aboard the very latest coaches accompanied by a tour guide, offering drinks and snacks, and best of all – there are no baggage restrictions!

Your Luxury Landcruiser


Brand New luxury Landcruiser


     All coaches are comfortable, reliable and safe and are designed to carry up to 61 passengers, however we configure them to seat just 48 passengers, ensuring maximum space and comfort, relax in your leather reclining seat and enjoy the following;

  • Climate control for optimum travelling comfort

  • Toilet / washroom

  • Aircraft style individual seat back tables

  • Multi screen DVD system for movies and GPS

  • Steward / ess served drinks and snacks service

  • Maximum luggage capacity including wardrobe

  • Extra leg room – without paying a premium!

Local Pick Up Points

  • Glasgow*

  • Edinburgh*

  • Newcastle*

  • Leeds

  • Sheffield

  • Manchester

  • Knutsford

  • Birmingham

  • East Midlands Airport

  • Stansted Airport

  • Oxford

  • Heathrow & Dover

* Supplements will apply

    Dates start from April 2016 travelling through to various dates in June 2016. Here at Cruise Club UK we’ve handpicked some of the best rates around with this fantastic opportunity to sample this unique way to travel. Experience destinations such as;

  • Barcelona

  • Rome

  • Cannes, France

  • Palma De Mallorca, Spain

  • Pisa / Florence (Livorno) Italy

  • Naples, Italy

With fares starting at £799.00 Per Person – Based on 2 sharing an Interior Stateroom on selected dates in April 2016 – A 12 day holiday is typically costing around £66.00 per person per day!

Solo travellers wishing to travel on various dates in April 2016 have lead in prices starting at £1119.00!

Book Inside Staterooms or Solo Studio Staterooms & receive FREE soft drinks package worth £50.00 per person

Book Balcony Staterooms or MiniSuites & receive FREE Premium drinks package worth up to £350.00 per person – Fares starting from £1,099.00 per person (Based on 2 sharing a balcony stateroom)

Book Haven Suites & receive FREE premium drinks package worth £350.00 per person plus FREE Ultimate dining package worth $119.00 per person, plus $75.00 per port excursion credit (for up to 4 ports)  plus a FREE 250 internet package – Fares starting from £1,899.00 per person (Based on 2 sharing)

         Reserve your seats today – Call me on 0161 7982536 or alternatively email me at for your quote today!

Why choose Azamara Club Cruises?

Boasting two ships in the fleet, the Azamara Quest and the Azamara Journey, these smaller ships have a guest capacity of 686 guests, ensuring you can easily navigate your way around, whilst giving you the opportunity to see the same friendly faces everyday. Both ships boast a ‘Club – like’ atmosphere, and both the staff and crew on board really personalize your experience by getting to know you. A major advantage of these smaller ships, is the ports of call. The Azamara fleet allow you to quite literally step off the ship into the action of the destination you are visiting, something larger ships are not able to do.

A vast array of dining experiences awaits you, enabling you to sample six truly amazing dining experiences, with the added option of 24 – hour room service. A selection of spirits, international beers and wines are inclusive on your voyage, with gratuities also being an inclusive feature on your voyage.

Day 3 of My Cruise on the anthem as I kick back and relax in the more serene areas of the ship.

On average staterooms on board Anthem of the Seas will be 9% larger, with features, as standard including USB outlets, and larger capacity storage With a total of 2,090 staterooms, comprising of the majority being balconies reaching to a total of 1,570, 147 will be ocean view staterooms, Anthem will also play host to 373 interior staterooms – featuring virtual balconies – a first at sea, and 34 staterooms will be wheelchair accessible…

Welcome to day two of my cruise on the Anthem of the Seas.  As I discover the wealth of entertainment on offer during my voyage.

Be prepared for Royal Caribbean to entertain you! Featuring the long – running Queen musical tribute We Will Rock You, will play host as the main show on board Anthem of the Seas, giving guests the opportunity to mingle with the talented cast at the after – show party…


Read my blog as I take you through the exciting adventure that was my once in a life time cruise on anthem of the seas.

Let us get acquainted with the most exciting cruising experience of the 21st century! – 5* Anthem of The Seas, due to sail her way into the world of cruising in 2015 from Southampton…

Taking cruising to a whole new level, Royal Caribbean’s newest Quantum class ship – The Anthem of the Seas makes her maiden voyage in 2015, sister ship to the Quantum of the Seas, she is sure to inject a ‘WOW’ into anybody that has the pleasure of sailing on her… She will boast a first at sea – Virtual balcony staterooms, technology which is surely ‘game changing’, breathtaking venues, and the ultimate in dining experiences, a taster of what she will offer;