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Sailing solo: singles cruises for independent travellers

Taking a holiday on your own can be daunting, particularly if you are used to going away with friends and family. You may feel conspicuous dining alone, you might have concerns about safety or feel worried that solo...
Cruise ship in bay of Mykonos on a Euro mini cruise

All you need to know about European mini cruises

If when you think of a cruise you imagine crossing the great oceans of the world spending months at sea, you wouldn’t be wrong. However, much like the fact that you can go on a short city break...

What can I expect on a luxury cruise?

For many, the idea of cruises conjures images of traditional indulgence: elegant dresses paraded in exquisite dining rooms, lavish spa treatments, cocktails in chic bars and lounging beside the pool on a sun-drenched deck. However, did you know...
We're a British Travel Awards nominee

We’ve been nominated for a British Travel Award

We’re thrilled to have been nominated for a British Travel Award, which will be held on October 31st. These awards are not judged by a panel of suits or industry experts but by you – our very own...

Carnival Sunshine: a passenger’s perspective

CruiseDeals’ cruise enthusiast Paula Graves writes an account of sailing in Europe on Carnival Sunshine. 12 hours after leaving my house, after 2 plane journeys and a coach trip we finally arrive on the Sunshine Carnival…….oh my goodness...
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Spending a fabulous week on Thomson Dream

CruiseDeals’ Marketing Executive, Leanne Lovegrove, writes about her recent trip on the Thomson Dream 34 of us travelled from all over the UK to come together for a fabulous week on Thomson Dream. It gave a really good insight...
Oceania Riviera

A beautiful Adriatic cruise with Oceania Cruises

CruiseDeals’ Cruise Marketing Manager, Louise Goulding, writes about her five-day cruise aboard the Oceania’s Riviera As we embarked on a recent Oceania Cruises Adriatic cruise, my preconception was that it was going to be all-out luxury but maybe...

Five myths about meals on cruise ships

Dining on cruise ships is an event worth getting dressed up for – not only because there are usually ocean vistas on display, the service is excellent and you have all the time in the world to enjoy...

Know Before You Go

How to Prepare for Your First Cruise

So you’ve taken the plunge and booked your first ever cruise – how exciting! Now it’s time to ensure you’ll have the most amazing holiday without any drama. We all know about that pre-holiday stress -making sure you...