Revealed: Brilliant cruise deals, from a trip to the Greek island that’s FREE for kids to a round trip around Amsterdam that’s over £1,000 off
If you fancy a holiday on the high seas, we’ve got some great deals for you, from a cruise around the Greek islands where kids go free to a European river cruise at a discount of £1,150 pp
Set sail soon
Visit the beaches and craft breweries near Margaret River on the nine-day sail of Cunard’s flagship Queen Mary 2 in Australia, calling at Melbourne, Kangaroo Island and Adelaide.
The Sydney to Fremantle cruise departs March 12 from £899 pp (cunard.com, 0344 3388 641).
See Kangaroo Island (above) on the nine-day sail of Cunard’s flagship Queen Mary 2 in Australia
Kids go free
Two children aged 11 and under sharing the same cabin as two adults are free on selected Celestyal Cruises sailings around the Greek Islands.
Iconic Aegean Athens 3 night round trip from £259 pp, a saving of £401 pp on selected departures in March, April, October and November (celestyal.com, 0800 411 8038).
A discount of € 1,150
Garden enthusiasts can relish saving £1,150pp on Viking’s 10-day Tulips & Windmills river cruise calling at Keukenhof, one of the world’s largest spring flower parks. Amsterdam return departs March 15 from £1,695 pp (vikingcruises.co.uk, 0800 319 66 60).
Ambition, the second ship of Ambassador Cruise Line (shown in the rendering above), will depart in May on her maiden 14-day Hidden Gems of France and Spain cruise
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 Godmother of Ambition, Ambassador Cruise Line’s second ship. Following the naming ceremony in Newcastle on May 11, the ship will set sail on the inaugural 14-day Hidden Gems of France and Spain cruise, prices from £1,279 pp (ambassadorcruiseline.com, 0808 102 8701).
A big tour
TUI River Cruises has launched its sailings for the summer season 2024 with direct flights from Gatwick and Manchester to Budapest. Three Grand Capitals 2 of three nights at TUI Maya on 11 October 2024 from £690 pp including flights (tui.co.uk, 0800 975 4477).