I don’t mind admitting this – I HATE price promises from cruise lines.  It isn’t that I want people to overpay for their cruises, or that I want passengers to hang on for late deals every year.  It’s because …

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Travelling alone is not an issue on cruiselines when it comes to dining as you usually share a table in the main dining room but what happens if you want to try the speciality dining?  This can be compounded if …

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   Those of you thinking about travelling on the Quantum Class ships with Royal Caribbean might have seen this new dining option – but what does it actually entail? Well they are getting rid of the traditional style dining and giving …

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I have noticed that cruise lines trying to encourage people to book early have been changing their dining so passengers booking later on discounted fares have no option and are told onboard what time they will be dining. Fred Olsen …

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Venice open to ships again

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 Great news for cruisers this week as the courts have now overturned the previous decision to ban cruise ships from entering the city as there are no other viable ways for the ships to get to the port. From an …

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Your Ticket to Ride the Cunard Queens

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  As many of you will be aware already 2015 is the 175th anniversary of their first ship, the Britannia, setting sail on its maiden transatlantic voyage.  I hope those of you looking for cabins managed to obtain yours. But if …

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Get the best flight seats every time

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     Are you sitting comfortably?  When it comes to flying I usually am and that’s because I hand pick the best seat for me on an aircraft!  There are lots of useful websites out there like seatguru and seatexpert to help you …

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Venice like you will never see again!!

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    We are getting close to the launch date for most 2015-2016 cruises and I have been speaking with my colleagues over in Celebrity Cruises and I am quite excited about some of the new developments.  They are increasing overnight stays …

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Long Island with or without the Tea

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         Looking for somewhere new to try this year?  Why not combine a transatlantic cruise with a stay in beautiful Long Island? Long Island is actually an archipelago of almost 30 islands with one main island (with the same name) which …

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How dangerous is a rusty ship?

I was very sad to hear about the man who lost his life onboard the Cruise & Maritime Marco Polo ship during the recent bad weather, but was surprised to hear that his widow had made accusations towards the cruise …

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