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If you are not familiar with the Cunard Grills experience and are considering spoiling yourself on your next Cunard cruise, my blog may help you to decide which of the grill suites would suit.

Cunard have 2 levels of Grill suites; Princess Grill and Queens Grill. In general these are both the epitome of the Cunard experience where you can expect attentive service and access to exclusive lounges, terraces and restaurants on board. Only the finest wines and food are served in the Grill restaurants on board, to give you a meal to savour and remember each evening.

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To whet your appetite take a look at the sample dinner menus for the Princess Grill and Queens Grill restaurants.

Lets take a look at the amenities you will receive on board, exclusively for Grill guests;

Princess Grill

You will enjoy a priority time slot for embarkation

Butler service

Concierge service

Embarkation welcome with Sparkling wine and chocolates

Daily fresh fruit

Personalised stationary

Atlas

Bath and shower in suite

Pillow concierge menu

Soft terry robes and slippers

24 hour room service including in suite dining from the Princess Grill menu

Open seating between 6.30pm and 9.00pm in the Princess Grill restaurant

Queen Mary 2 – Exclusive access to the Queens Grill lounge

Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth – Exclusive access to The Courtyard, The Grills Lounge and The Grills Terrace

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Queens Grill

You will enjoy a priority time slot for embarkation and disembarkation

Butler service

Concierge service

Embarkation welcome with Champagne and chocolates

Complimentary in suite bar, stocked with 2 bottles of wine or spirits of your choice ( for in suite consumption only ) and soft drinks

Pre-dinner canapes

Daily fresh fruit

Turndown surprise on formal nights

Use of an I-Pad ( in selected suites )

Personalised stationary

Atlas and Books

Bath and shower in suite

Pillow concierge menu

Soft terry robes and slippers

24 hour room service including in suite dining from the Queens Grill menu

Open seating between 6.30pm and 9.00pm in the Queens Grill restaurant

Queen Mary 2 – Exclusive access to the Queens Grill lounge

Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth – Exclusive access to The Courtyard, The Grills Lounge and The Grills Terrace

Priority tender service ( in selected suites )

There are a variety of suites on offer in each of the Grill categories but to give you an idea of what you can expect on each ship I have included some pictures below;

Queen Victoria

Princess Suite

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Queens Suite

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Queen Mary 2

Princess Suite

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Queens suite

QM2 Queens suite

Queen Victoria

Princess suite

Queen Vic Princess Suite

Queens suite

Queen Vic Queens suite

As you can see this really is the most luxurious way to cruise with Cunard and if your cruise is to celebrate a special occasion, what could be a better way to spoil yourselves than travelling in absolute luxury in one of the Grill suites.

If I can help you plan your next cruise please do not hesitate to email or call me: natalie@cruiseclubuk.com  0161 798 2506

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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.  

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The supreme court located in Bermuda has now ruled that same marriage is now legal and the following cruise lines like Cunard, P&O and Princess have now addressed the issue and will start taking bookings for 2018 sailings. The stipulation is that any ship registered from Bermuda will be able to perform the ceremony. With the exception of P&O Britannia, all P&O cruise lines ship will be able to offer the service that are registered in Bermuda. The ceremonies will be performed by the ship’s Captain or the Deputy Captain and the marriage licences will be issued in Bermuda.

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The first same sex marriage will take place onboard the P&O Azura this coming January 2018, P&O’s weddings at Sea packages start from £1200.00 and will take place in the Caribbean.

For the past 5 years Cunard Cruise Lines has offered weddings at sea package and range from $2,800 on both Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria and from $3,400 on Queen Mary 2.

Mean while Princess Cruise Lines has revelaed it also intends to hold same sex marriages onboard all 13 ships that they have registered in Bermuda – Princess Cruise Lines is also part of the Carnival Corportaion.

I believe now that other international cruise lines will now follow suit and offer sex sex marriages and wold wide international destinations. We are now living in 2017 where sexual orientation should not play a role in everyday life, people should be able to live freely and avoid discrimination.

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 Cunard mini cruises from Southampton

If you’ve never cruised before then what a great idea it is to sample a mini cruise from Southampton. Cunard are offering a number of cruises which give you the chance to not only sample the delights of a cruise but also incorporate a city break into the destination.

Mini cruises are available for 2, 3,4 or 5 night durations. All mini cruises and city breaks offer a memorable getaway which combines simplicity and convenience with sophistication, fine dining and excellent entertainment aboard the Cunard ships. Then there’s the thrill of waking up to find a city to explore, either independently or on one of the escorted tours offered at each port.

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Leaving and returning to Southampton means no international airline luggage restrictions, ideal for bringing home gifts from your mini cruise. Here’s some information on the itineraries which are available with Cunard for 2017 and 2018:

Southampton to Hamburg on board the Queen Victoria.

Southampton to Hamburg via Le Harve for Paris on board the Queen Victoria or the Queen Mary 2.

Southamton to Bruges on board the Queen Mary 2.

Southampton to Amsterdam and Bruges on board the Queen Victoria.

Southampton to Rotterdam on boardthe Queen Elizabeth.

Southampton to St Peter Port (Guernsey) on board the Queen Victoria.

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Also available are some short break Christmas market cruises to Bruges and Amsterdam with a lead in price as little as £399 for an inside cabin. What a great way to purchase some last minute Xmas presents whilst enjoying the luxury of a cruise and a great idea for an Xmas present.

Interested in the size of Cunards ships? Here’s some information..

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Queen Mary 2

Gross tonnage – 151,400

Passengers – 2,691

Crew – 1,292

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Queen Elizabeth

Gross tonnage – 90,901

Passengers – 2,081

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Queen Victoria

Gross tonnage – 90,000

Passengers- 1,990

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At such great lead in prices this is the perfect way to sample cruising and experience some fantastic destinations.

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: Wendy@cruiseclubuk.com 0161 798 2570

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Cunard have announced their plans to offer Alaska Cruise Itineraries for the first time in 20 years

Cunard are set to offer Alaska as part of their destination guide in 2019, under the ‘Oceans of Discovery’ program, after more than 20 years…

Recently announced ‘Grand Voyages’ itineraries, includes a 27 night voyage, departing from Yokohama in Japan, over to Vancouver in Canada on board Queen Elizabeth. Featured Alaskan ports of call include Anchorage, Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan and the Icy Strait Point

Cunard are not strangers to Alaska, itineraries were offered, prior to the current ships within the fleet.

Details have also been released for alternate Cunard sailings from 2018, right through to May 2019.

Itineraries are set to include all three ships, Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth visiting 49 countries between them with a total of a 109 destinations, with 21 of these being new ports of call, including ports within India, Philippines and Japan

Queen Victoria’s World Cruise will feature a Westbound Circumnavigation sailing, sailing through the Panama Canal, and will feature ports of call such as New Zealand, Samoa, Hawaii, Australia, Vietnam, Singapore, Hong Kong, departing from, and returning back to Southampton.

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Queen Mary 2, is set to feature ‘Grand Voyages’ and their new ‘Regions of the World’ program, which will allow passengers to sail through the Arabian Gulf, the Indian Ocean, the Far East, as well as through the Mediterranean

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Bookings for these sailings are open to the public, on Wednesday 29th March 2017

Watch this space for more information!

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 7982536