Revealed: Brilliant cruise deals, from a Greek island voyage that’s FREE for children to an Amsterdam round-trip that’s discounted by more than £1,000
If you’re keen for a holiday on the high seas, we’ve got some great deals for you, from a cruise around the Greek isles where children go free to a European river cruise that’s discounted by £1,150pp.
Set sail soon
Hit the beaches and craft breweries near Margaret River during Cunard’s flagship Queen Mary 2’s Australia nine-day sailing, which features calls to Melbourne, Kangaroo Island and Adelaide.
Sydney to Fremantle cruise departs on March 12, from £899 pp (cunard.com, 0344 3388 641).
See Kangaroo Island (above) during Cunard’s flagship Queen Mary 2’s Australia nine-day sailing
Children go free
Two children, aged 11 and under, sharing the same cabin as two adults, go free on selected Celestyal Cruises’ sailings around the Greek islands.
Three-night Iconic Aegean Athens round-trip from £259 pp, saving £401 pp on select departures in March, April, October and November (celestyal.com, 0800 411 8038).
A discount of £1,150
Garden lovers can put a spring in their step by saving £1,150pp on Viking’s ten-day Tulips & Windmills river cruise which visits Keukenhof, one of the world’s largest spring flower parks. Amsterdam round-trip departs on March 15 from £1,695 pp (vikingcruises.co.uk, 0800 319 66 60).
Ambition, Ambassador Cruise Line’s second ship (shown in the rendering above), departs on her inaugural 14-night Hidden Gems of France and Spain cruise in May
Sailor Shirley Robertson OBE, the first British woman to win a gold medal at two consecutive Olympic games (Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004), has been named as Godmother of Ambition, Ambassador Cruise Line’s second ship. After the naming ceremony in Newcastle on May 11, the ship departs on the inaugural 14-night Hidden Gems of France and Spain cruise, prices from £1,279 pp (ambassadorcruiseline.com, 0808 102 8701).
A grand tour
TUI River Cruises has launched its summer 2024 season sailings with direct flights from Gatwick and Manchester into Budapest. The three-night Three Grand Capitals 2 on TUI Maya on October 11, 2024 from £690 pp including flights (tui.co.uk, 0800 975 4477).