Top deals for National Cruise Week

//Top deals for National Cruise Week

With National Cruise Week starting tomorrow, (Sept 19) travel agents and ship operators are falling over themselves to offer special deals, cut-price offers and other incentives.
Cruise and Maritime Voyages, P&O, MSC and NCL will each refund the entire cost of one cruise picked at random from those booked during the next seven days. Crystal Cruises is including free flights on all 2011 European sailings, and Orion Expedition Cruises is including free flights from London on itineraries to Vietnam, Australia and Borneo.
Shearings has a 10 per cent reduction on its exclusive cruises aboard MV Discovery, and on European river cruises; Holland America will include free parking on bookings for Eurodam and Ryndam’s departures from Dover.
To find details of the offers and participating travel agents, go to
Some other great deals this week:
A seven-night cruise on board Celebrity Constellation, sailing from Barcelona on October 16 and calling at Villefranche, Genoa, Livorno (for Florence and Pisa), Civitavecchia (for Rome) and Naples. Fares from £789. Go to or call 0800 280 2614.
A 12-night voyage to the Scandinavian capitals on board the adults-only Marco Polo departs from Tilbury on October 4 and visits Copenhagen, Warnemunde, Tallinn, overnight in St Petersburg, Helsinki, Nynashamn (for Stockholm) and the Kiel Canal. Fares from £799 (inside cabin) and £899 (outside). Go to or call 0845 833 9798.
Fly from Gatwick or Manchester on November 25 to join Fred Olsen’s Braemar in Montego Bay, Jamaica for a 15-night cruise to the Dominican Republic, Tortola, St Maarten, St Kitts, Antigua, St Lucia, Trinidad, Tobago, Grenada and Bridgetown, Barbados, for the flight home. Fares from £1,376. Go to or call 01473 742424.
Join P&O’s newest ship, Azura, for a 15-night cruise around the Caribbean. Fly to Barbados on November 27 and then sail to Curacao, Aruba, Tortola, St. Maarten, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenada. Inside staterooms from £1, 099pp. Go to or call 0845 6582323.
Planning ahead for 2011? Alaska is one of the most sensationally scenic destinations in the world. Fly to Vancouver to board Celebrity Century and sail north through the Inside Passage as far as the spectacular Hubbard Glacier, where a local guide will join the ship to keep passengers informed. Fares from £1,149 for an inside cabin, £1.799 for a balcony; singles from £1,799. Includes one night in a Vancouver hotel and seven nights on the ship. Go to or call 020 8544 6447

By | 2010-09-18T00:00:10+00:00 18 September 2010|Cruise Deals|0 Comments

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