The week’s top cruise deals

//The week’s top cruise deals

Book a Caribbean cruise with Ocean Village this weekend and receive £150 per couple on-board credit to spend on excursions, spa treatments, or just to top up the bar tab.
Between November and March the original Ocean Village ship will sail from Barbados to a mix of classic and off the beaten track islands including St Lucia, Antigua and the British Virgin islands. Prices for two week sailings start from just £1,249pp including flights, transfers, on-board dining and evening entertainment.
OV – billed as the cruise line for people who don’t do cruises – has a new Caribbean Action Ashore programme featuring more than 140 activities including zip-wiring in St Kitts, Harley Davison rides around St Maarten, river tubing in Grenada, kayaking in St Vincent and swimming with dolphins in Isla Margarita.
Go to or call 0845 358.
Fly to Barcelona on November 29 for a 13 night Transatlantic crossing on board Norwegian Gem. Ports of call include, Cannes, Livorno (for Florence and Pisa), Civitavecchia (for Rome), Corsica and Malaga before sailing through the Straits of Gibraltar and on to New York. Fares, from £899 per person, include return flights from London Gatwick, full board, and transfers.
Go to or call 0870 122 5115.
Another Transatlantic option is a 14-night crossing on the the Celebrity Solstice, flying to Rome on November 20 to join the ship at Civitavecchia and calling at Livorno, Villefranche, Barcelona, Cartagena and Madeira before heading for Fort Lauderdale. Balcony cabins from £999 pp including return flights.
Go to or call 08456 58 23 23
A National Geographic poll has just named the Norwegian fjords as the best tourist destination in the world. Visit 30 ports from Bergen in the south to Kirkenes in the north with Hurtigruten from just £795 per person for departures during November and December. Price includes return flights from Gatwick and transfers, and six days full-board accommodation on the ship. You can even make the return voyage for just £95 extra.
Go to or call 020 8846 2666.
Fly to Barbados on November 12 for a two-week cruise on Fred Olsen’s Braemar with fares starting at £65 per night. The voyage visits Trinidad, Tobago, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, Tortola, St Kitts, Antigua, and Dominica. Cost from £975 pp based on two sharing.
Go to or call 0844 225 2025.

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