Top cruise deals of the week

//Top cruise deals of the week

Looking for ideas for a sunshine break? Then why not float off on a
Mediterranean cruise.
Seven nights on Thomson Destiny could be yours for £619, including
flights. Sail on June 26 from Palma de Mallorca to Palermo on the
island of Sicily, Naples and Olbia in mainland Italy, Toulon in France
and Barcelona in Spain before returning to Palma. For more
information go to or call 0800 280 2614.
Or take a 14-night cruise on Ventura, sailing from Southampton on July
3, for £1,429 per person sharing a balcony cabin. Ports of call
include: Barcelona, Cannes, Livorno (for Florence and Pisa),
Civitavecchia (for Rome), Palma, Valencia and Gibraltar – from where
you can be guaranteed a patriotic P&O sailaway party. Go to or call 08456 582323.
Also sailing from Southampton for the Mediterranean on July 3 is Royal
Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas, with inside cabins available
from £1,099. Ports of call on the 14-night voyage are Gibraltar,
Ajaccio, Cannes, Barcelona, Ibiza, Malaga, Lisbon and Vigo. Go to or call 08456 582323.
Want to stay closer to home? Take an 11-night round-Britain cruise on
P&O’s Oriana. Departing from Southampton on June 30, the ship visits
Edinburgh, Invergordon, Kirkwall, Belfast, Greenock, Dublin, Cobh and
Guernsey. Fares from £699. Go to or call 0800 280 2614.
You don’t have to sail the oceans to enjoy a cruise. River cruising is
gaining in popularity, with the intriduction of newer boats with all
the modern facilities of much larger vessels.
Take a seven-night cruise along the Douro on a round-trip from Porto,
cruising through vineyards and along scenic river valleys into Spain
and back. Prices are from £1,495 per person, including flights,
transfers, all meals, wine with dinner, free wi-fi and complimentary
daily excursions. Departures on July 3 and July 30. Go to or call 0808 223 5009,
Or travel the Black Sea and the River Danube on a seven-night cruise
from Rousse in Romania to Budapest, The voyage meanders along the
Danube through historic Eastern European cities including Bucharest
and Belgrade. As well as the free wine and excursions, this trip also
includes free bicycle hire. Departures on July 25 and August 9. Fares
from £1,495. Go to or call 0808 223 5009,
New to cruising? Go to for advice on ships and destinations.

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John Honeywell is a travel writer specialising in cruise ships and cruise travel. Winner of CLIA UK's Contribution to Cruise award 2017.

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