This week’s top cruise deals

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Lots of pre-Christmas treats available this week, as cruise companies
offer special deals to fill their ships before the festive season.
Fly away to Bridgetown, Barbados on November 26 to join Fred Olsen’s
Braemar for a 15-night cruise to Roseau, Domica; Road Town, Tortola;
Havana, Cuba; Playa del Carmen and Cozumel, Mexico; Ocho Rios, Jamaica
and Castries, St Lucia, returning to Bridgetown for flights back home,
arriving Gatwick on December 11. Latesaver fares, with cabins
allocated on Boarding, are available from £899 per person for a
twin-bedded inside cabin. Take your clubs and you could take part in
the Flagship golf programme – with four rounds ashore, plus
professional tuition and practice on board – for an extra £400. Go to or call 01473 742424.
If a bigger ship, complete with Marco Pierre White restaurant, is more
to your taste, fly to Barbados on December 4 to board P&O’s Ventura
and sail for 14 nights to the islands of St Kitts, Grand Turk, the
beach resort of Catalina Island, Dominica, St Lucia, St Maarten,
Tortola, Antigua and St Vincent, with fares starting from £999 per
person. Book via or call 08456 58 23 23.
Prefer not to fly? Then sail to the Canaries from Portsmouth on
December 6 aboard Fred Olsen’s Boudicca. The 12-night cruise calls at
Madeira, La Gomera, Tenerife, La Palma and Lisbon, Prices from £699.
Go to or call 0808 202 610
If warm seas and guaranteed sunshine are not what you’re looking for,
take a 10-day northern Europe cruise on P&O’s adults-only ship,
Arcadia leaving Southampton on December 8 and sailing to Hamburg,
Oslo, Copenhagen – for a magical visit to the Tivoli Gardens –
Amsterdam and Zeebrugge. Balcony cabins are available from £699 per
person. Go to or call 0808 202 6104.
Or head to the mysterious east for a seven-night Red Sea cruise on
board Thomson Celebration. Fly on December 3 to Sharm El Sheik in
Egypt, and sail to Aqaba for an excursion to the rose-red city of
Petra in Jordan, then on to Sokhna and Safaga in Egypt for a trip to
the Valley of the Kings. Fares from £499. Go to or
call 0800 280 2614.
New to cruising? Go to for help and advice

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