Cruises: Four free drinks and all-inclusive packages available now | Cruise | Travel

Here are four excellent cruise deals including extra money to spend on board, free drinks packages and all-inclusive offers available now. Celebrity Cruises Celebrity Cruises is currently giving passengers the chance to claim free drinks packages when booking an eligible Ocean View Stateroom by 31 May 2018. This applies to selected sailings departing as part of their April 2018/19 programme, such as a seven-night Alaska Fjord Cruise or ten-night Southern Caribbean Cruise. The deal gives cruise-goers a free Classic Drinks package for two – which includes soft drinks and alcoholic…

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Cruises 2018: Check travel insurance policies to save money | Cruise | Travel

Cruise holidays for 2018 are continuing to increase, as more people take to the sea for their next big trip. Whilst they can be a great way to see the world, they can also be slightly expensive. British travellers may not purchase travel insurance, something many admit to despite it potentially leaving them out of pocket. Over a third of British travellers admitted they struggled to get insurance due to medical conditions or age. As part of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s Travel Aware campaign, medical travel insurance provider AllClear…

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Cruise Captain Tuvo reveals secrets onboard a ship during cruises at sea | Cruise | Travel

Cruise secrets that have been revealed over the years have opened up the world of the cruise holiday. From cruise crew parties to dirty cabins, many of the secrets may have been better to stay hidden. Yet with the cruise industry continuing to grow as more Britons take to the seas for their holiday, there is still much that remains a mystery. Express.co.uk spoke to Captain Tuvo from the ITV documentary “The Cruise” about some of the things he has learnt by being a captain onboard the Star Princess. Captain…

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Cruise news: Princess Cruises testing cruising 2018 holiday boarding | Cruise | Travel

Once on board, a cruise ship is a wonderfully relaxing holiday with countless activities on board to while away the hours, however, with so many passengers on board, queues can be long. For those about to embark on their first cruise, experts have revealed a list of things not to do, such as not leaving your extra bookings until the last minute. However, for some, this is not always possible and the race is on come departure day to jump to the front of the queue. Although cruise ships are…

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Cruise news: Celebrity Cruises’ Edge unveils new dining options for 2018 | Cruise | Travel

Celebrity Edge, which is set to sail around the Caribbean in December and then across to Europe in 2019, has more dining and bar options than ever before on this 2,900-passenger ship. The newest edition boasts 29 distinctive restaurants, cafes bars and lounges to choose from. Main dining It’s main dining options have been redesigned to include four complimentary restaurants. Each restaurant has a distinctive palette inspired by different destinations around the world. The Tuscan Restaurant will feature Italian-inspired dishes such as freshly made pastas and recreate some of the…

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Cruises: Six great deals for trips to Cuba, the Mediterranean and more… | Cruise | Travel

SNOW-capped mountains, prolific wildlife including humpback whales and gigantic glaciers are just some of the things you’ll encounter in Alaska. Holland America Line (0843 374 2300 / hollandamerica.com) offers a seven-night Alaskan Explorer cruise on Eurodam from £1,597 (two sharing, full board). Set sail from Seattle on June 2, stopping ports including Juneau, Ketchikan and British Columbia. Price includes return flights from London, free hotel for one night pre-cruise and transfers. There’s a free upgrade from an inside cabin too and $300 onboard spending.  _______________________________________________________ UNPACK only once on this…

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