Looking for inspiration for your next cruise holiday? You've come to the right place. Cruising opens a whole new world of travel opportunities - quite possibly things you've never even considered. Here's our pick of some inspirational cruise experiences.

River Cruising

Avalon Waterways 15-Day Magnificent Europe

See the highlights of Central Europe on this enchanting river cruise between Amsterdam and Budapest. Guided sightseeing in each city shows you the highlights, and is conducted by Certified Local Guides. Cruise through the scenic canals of Amsterdam and through the dramatic Rhine Gorge past the legendary Lorelei rock. Spend time in magnificent Cologne, the charming wine village of Rüdesheim, medieval Bamberg, historical Nuremberg, and magical Vienna. Attend a beer tasting in Bamberg and enjoy inside visits of Würzburg's Bishop's Residenz, the phenomenal Benedictine Abbey in Melk, and St. Martin's Cathedral in Bratislava. While on board, be sure to have your camera ready to capture the scenic beauty, quaint towns, fascinating architecture, and historic buildings dotting the landscape as you sail along.

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Why not add on a 3 night extension in London, Paris or Prague to really make the most of your time in Europe?

Includes:

  • 15 days' sailing staying in an outside cabin on a luxurious river cruising ship.
  • Daily sightseeing excursions to some of Europe's most beautiful towns as you cruise through 5 countries.
  • All meals onboard.
  • Non alcoholic drinks are included with breakfast and lunch and wine/beer and softdrinks are included with dinner.
  • All daily excursions are accompanied with a certified local guide.

 

Viking River Cruises 11-Day Passage to Eastern Europe

Let us take you to the cities, towns and natural wonders of Eastern Europe, where so many fairy tales began. Experience two nights in bustling Budapest, cosmopolitan capital of Hungary; sail past dramatic natural wonders like the soaring white cliffs of the Iron Gate region; visit the Serbian capital of Belgrade and the Croatian town of Osijek; discover historical treasures of Bulgaria; and admire the graceful charms of the Romanian capital of Bucharest where you will enjoy one overnight stay. This itinerary is, quite simply, a revelation.

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Why not extend your cruise by venturing further into Romania and discovering where so few have been - Dracula country?

Includes:

  • 7 nights cruising onboard your luxury Viking ship through 5 mysterious and fascinating countries.
  • 3 nights staying in luxury 5 star hotels (2 nights in Budapest and 1 night in Bucharest).
  • Includes daily breakfast, 7x lunches and 7x dinners.
  • All sightseeing is included where you will be accompanied with certified local guides.
  • Cruise through the dramatic Iron Gate between the Carpathian and Balkan Mountains.

 

Europe

Holland America Line's 12-Day Mediterranean Romance

Begin your journey in Venice and cruise down the Dalmatian Coast and through the Mediterranean stopping in to visit some of the most fascinating cities that Europe has to offer. This cruise will take you to Italy, Croatia, Greece, France and Spain, all without having to repack your bags once.

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Sit back and enjoy the spectacular scenery from your very own balcony when you upgrade to a verandah cabin.

Includes:

  • 11 nights cruising in your luxury outside cabin.
  • Most meals.
  • The opportunity to tailor-make your own holiday by choosing from a variety of expertly arranged shore excursions (at additional cost).
  • Cruising through 5x countries starting in Venice with stops in Dubrovnik, Kotor, Corfu, Naples, Rome, Livorno (the gateway to Florence and Pisa), Monte Carlo and Marseille before finishing in Barcelona.

 

12-Day Mediterranean Tapestry

The Mediterranean – such a beautiful place. Take in the sights from Spain to Italy passing by the gorgeous scenery of Croatia and Montenegro. Gorge in delicious tapas in Barcelona, then head to the glitz and glamour of St Tropez and Monte Carlo. Learn about the Italian history as you explore Naples. Drink in the scenic wonders of Dubrovnik and Kotor, and end your trip of a lifetime with a canal ride in Venice. Every day aboard a Holland America cruise ship brings a wealth of cruise activities and indulgences, along with the freedom to partake in as many — or as few — as you please.

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Take a panoramic drive through Corfu Town, passing the Old Fortress, Cricket Square, the Palace of St George and St Michael and its elegant arcade buildings. The tour will then continue to the one-hundred-year-old Achillion Palace built by the Empress Elizabeth of Austria and adorned with fabulous statuary and mementos of its former owners. Enjoy sweeping views of the countryside; then stop for a special visit to a beautifully renovated private villa. After a warm welcome, sit down to a traditional lunch served with refreshments, wine or ouzo. You will also enjoy a folkloric show with live music before returning to the ship.

Includes:

  • 12 days' sailing on ms Nieuw Amsterdam.
  • Daily on board activities and entertainments.
  • Dine As You Wish ® from a casual bite poolside to a formal five-course affair in their classic main Dining Room.
  • 24-hours room service.
  • Port Charges (USD300 per person)

 

On The Go 8-Day Cruise Dubrovnik

From Dubrovnik - Croatia's stunning walled city, island hop the spectacular Dalmatian coast - taking in beautiful beaches, islands of pine & medieval towns & fortresses. Sightsee, swim, snorkel or simply relax onboard!

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Upgrade to a premium boat which includes air conditioning in the cabins even when sailing, sightseeing in Dubrovnik and a Captain's Feast!

Includes:

  • 7 nights' accommodation onboard.
  • All breakfasts, 6x lunches and 1x dinner.
  • The opportunity to visit some of the most spectacular spots on the Dalmatian Coast.
  • The services of a highly skilled captain and very attentive crew.

 

Asia & South Pacific

Diamond Princess 7 Days Southeast Asia

On a Diamond Princess cruise you can take a dip in a different pool every day, sample a variety of delicious international cuisines and dance until sunrise at one of three nightclubs.

Includes:

  • 7 days' sailing staying in oceanview cabin on Diamond Princess cruising ship.
  • All meals onboard.
  • Entertainment and onboard activities.

 

Dawn Princess 12 Days Treasure of Asia

With an adults only sanctuary, kids' club, onboard casino and outdoor movie theatre, a Dawn Princess cruise promise the perfect holiday for all tastes and ages.

Includes:

  • 12 days'sailing staying in interior cabin on Dawn Princess cruising ship.
  • All meals onboard.
  • Entertainment and onboard activities.

 

14-Day Far East Discovery

Cruise the South China Sea and onto the Gulf of Thailand. Explore the beautiful sights of Southeast Asia from the stunning landscape of Halong Bay, the white sand beaches of Vietnam and Cambodia to the vibrant city of Singapore.

Holland America Line is a premium cruise line with a rich heritage in luxury passenger sea travel. Aboard a Holland America cruise, you'll quickly discover how this cruise line earned its outstanding reputation. The MS Volendam is a stunning floral-themed ship combining classic design with modern facilities, creating an elegant and luxurious cruising experience.

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Make the most of your time in each port by combining different half-day tours to complete a full day of sightseeing. You might want to consider a morning cooking class with an afternoon walking tour; a morning stroll through a mosaic-lined church and an afternoon of sampling local wine at a vineyard; or eve a bike ride and an evening cultural performance-all in one day! Join a half-day excursion which is ideal for guests wishing to explore the charming merchant town of Hoi An in more detail and to spend time at the beach. The pretty riverside town of Hoi An has remained unchanged for centuries. Initially an important trading port, Hoi An boasts some of Vietnam's most historic architecture as well as temples and community houses.

Includes:

  • 14 days' sailing on ms Volendam from Hong Kong to Singapore to discover Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand.
  • Daily on board activities and entertainments.
  • Dine As You Wish ® from a casual bite poolside to a formal five-course affair in their classic main Dining Room.
  • 24-hours room service.
  • Port Charges (USD300 per person)
  • Flight Centre Exclusive: One Free Pinnacle Grill dinner for 1st and 2nd guest in the stateroom.

 

Royal Caribbean's 8 Nights Exotic Asia Cruise

Guests on Mariner of the Seas experience one of the most exciting cruise ships ever built. With a total length of 1,020 feet, a weight of 138,000 tons and a capacity to hold 3,114 passengers, Mariner of the Seas has something for everyone. Part of the Voyager class of cruise ships, which represents the highest public space-per-guest ratio in the cruise market, this spectacular ship was designed with enhanced staterooms, expanded fine dining and state-of-the-art recreational facilities like a rock-climbing wall, ice-skating rink and basketball court. Beginning your cruise in Singapore you will sail through 4 countries, stopping along the way to discover the unique culture that they all have to offer.

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Extend your stay for 2 nights in Shanghai - the largest and traditionally the most developed metropolis in Mainland China.

Includes:

  • 8 nights' accommodation in an outside cabin.
  • Stops in Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Xiamen and Shanghai where you will have the opportunity to choose your own excursions (at additional cost) to custom make your experience.
  • Most meals onboard.
  • Some beverages.
  • Most onboard entertainment.

 

Celebrity's 14-Night Hong Kong Round Trip Cruise

Travel on the revitalized Celebrity Millennium® to the exotic ports of Asia. Experience the best of the Orient. A favorite of many vacationers, Celebrity Millennium® was "Solsticized" in May of 2012 and emerged with many award-winning Solstice® Class features. She's been renewed with spa-inspired AquaClass®staterooms, the AquaClass signature restaurant, Blu, and the addition of verandas to her chic Celebrity Suites. We can't think of a better way to experience the exotic beauty of Asia and the South Pacific than aboard Celebrity Millennium. Begin and end your cruise in Hong Kong so you avoid the extra expense of flights and hotels. Sail through historic Vietnam and picturesque Taiwan stopping at Taipei, Hualien, Kaohsiung, Ho Chi Min, Hue and Hanoi along the way.

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Join a half day tour at Kaohsiung and visit the Fokuangshan which is the center of Buddhism in southern Taiwan. Located northeast of Kaohsiung, the main road that leads there goes by many fruit orchards. Long before you reach the main gate to the mountain complex, the giant statues of Buddha can be seen from far off in the distance. The entire mountain has been developed into a complex of temples, halls, and gardens.

Includes:

  • 14 nights' accommodation onboard in an outside cabin.
  • Personalised service with one Celebrity crew member per every 2 guests.
  • Most meals and beverages onboard.
  • Supervised programmes for children.
  • Onboard entertainment (day and night).

 

Canada & Alaska

Celebrity's 7-Night Alaska Northern Glacier Cruise

This is your opportunity to take the adventure you always dreamed of. Witness dramatic displays of ice-shelves breaking off into icebergs. Visit cultures that have lived and loved the land for thousands of years. Marvel at moose and bear on the land, bald eagles soaring above, and humpback whales peacefully rolling with the sea. And gaze upon the backdrop of a million stars showcasing the miracle of the Aurora Borealis. Begin your cruise in Vancouver and sail through the famed Inside Passage continuing on to stop at Ketchikan, Icy Straight Point, Juneau, Skagway, the Hubbard Glacier and finishing in Seward.

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How about adding on a couple of nights before or after the cruise to discover the magnificent Rockies? Take a train to Whistler or Banff or sail over to historic Victoria.

Includes:

  • 7 nights' accommodation onboard in an outside cabin.
  • All meals onboard.
  • Onboard entertainment.
  • The services of a highly skilled and attentive cruise director and crew.
  • The ability to custom make your itinerary by choosing your own add-ons and shore excursions to make it a truly unique adventure.

 

Silversea's 7-Day Seward Alaska to Vancouver Cruise

Silversea's luxury Alaska cruises take you on an insider's path along the Inside Passage. There are diamond-blue icebergs, rushing mountain streams, waterfalls and flowers of every colour. Here you'll find the biggest bears, the largest gathering of bald eagles anywhere, and more than half of the world's entire population of humpback whales. Experience Alaska's grandeur up close and in person aboard an intimate Silversea Alaska cruise. Begin your cruise in Seward, Alaska and cruise south towards Vancouver through the Hubbard Glacier and the Inside Passage stopping at Sitka, Juneau, Skagway and Ketchikan.

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Add on a 4 night pre-cruise package in Denali National Park where you'll discover the Arctic Tundra and get to see the magnificent Alaskan wildlife like bears, caribou, grey moose and of course the iconic grey wolf.

Includes:

  • 6 nights' accommodation onboard your luxury ship in an outside cabin.
  • All onboard meals.
  • Most beverages including many alcoholic options.
  • Your own personal butler.
  • Onboard entertainment.

 

Caribbean

Royal Caribbean's 9-Night Bermuda and Caribbean Cruise

Experience a vacation in the Caribbean with the cruise line that does it best. Nobody but Royal Caribbean International® delivers more jaw-dropping, tummy-tickling, romance-kindling moments throughout the Caribbean. Explore the finest white-sand beaches and most translucent blue waters on either of our two private destinations, Labadee® and CocoCay®. Create memorable adventures on your Caribbean cruise that will inspire you for a lifetime. Begin your cruise from Cape Liberty, New Jersey before cruising down to Kings Wharf - Bermuda, Philipsburg - St Maarten, San Juan - Puerto Rico, Labadee - Haiti and then back to New Jersey. There's no better way to discover this area which is home to some of the best beaches and clearest waters in the world!

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Why not start your journey in Big Apple before sailing off to the Caribbean? Visit the Statue of Liberty and go for a shopping spree in the city of New York!

Includes:

  • 9 nights' accommodation onboard your luxury ship in an outside cabin.
  • Most meals and some beverages.
  • Most onboard entertainment.
  • The services of an experienced and skilled cruise director and crew to make sure that you make the most out of your trip.
  • The ability to access to all of the stunning facilities that the Liberty of the Seas has onboard which includes a surf park, full size boxing ring, H2O ZoneSM water park, 4x pools, 6 whirlpools, and the list goes on! This ship is an amusement park all of its own.

 

Disney 7-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise

The Disney Fantasy is a fantastic, family-friendly Disney Cruise Line ship that takes Guests of all ages on amazing vacations to fabulous ports of call in the Caribbean. The gleaming ship is a modern-day marvel with an innovative design that combines sophisticated technology and magical elements made possible only by Disney. The adventure begins with exceptional experiences onboard as you're transported from one island to the next. Soak up the sun on the Grand Cayman's Seven Mile Beach, find bargains on luxury goods in the Virgin Islands or immerse yourself in the rich blend of cultures of St. Maarten. The possibilities for real Caribbean bliss are endless.

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Extend your trip before or after your cruise to explore Disney World and Universal Studios in Florida.

Includes:

  • 7 nights' accommodation onboard your luxury ship in an outside cabin.
  • Most onboard activities and entertainment - experience original Disney musicals that can't be seen anywhere else.
  • Most onboard meals and non alcoholic drinks, choose from multiple restaurant options to cater to every taste.
  • Kids' clubs filled with exciting activities to keep the little ones entertained whilst the adults choose from their own list of activities e.g. spa treatments or relaxing at the adults-only pool, or just nap on a deck of course.

 

Hawaii

Pride of America 7 Days Hawaii Round-trip Honolulu

With our unique 7-day Hawaii cruise itinerary, you get overnights in Maui and Kauai as well as visits to Oahu and the Big Island of Hawaii. You will be on island time as you discover cascading waterfalls, active volcanos, black, green and white sand beaches, historic sites and unspoiled nature.

Includes:

  • 7 days' sailing staying in oceanview cabin on Pride of America cruising ship.
  • All meals onboard.
  • Entertainment and onboard activities.

 

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