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Royal Caribbean offers free flights, private car transfers in UK on selected sailings booked up to 31 July

  • Written by Kari Reinikainen
  • Category: Latest offers

Free flights and private car transfers are up for grabs in the UK in celebration of Royal Caribbean International’s new 2015 worldwide cruise brochure launch for selected sailings booked between 5 June and 31 July 2014.

There’s plenty for guests to smile and get happy about with a host of new developments from Royal Caribbean International. New itineraries from Southampton on the world’s newest and most technologically advanced ship, three ships sailing direct from the UK and a fully revamped fleet sailing from Europe make 2015 the most exciting year to sail with us.

The cruise line has a range of offers to celebrate the new brochure including, for the first time ever, free private car transfers on select bookings – a sure way to add a happy face to your holiday! 

On bookings made between 5 June and 23 June 2014 offers include:

-     Free flights to Europe on selected  2015 European sailings

On bookings made between 5 June and 31 July 2014 offers include:

-     Free private car transfers for those booking accommodation with a balcony or above on allAnthem of the Seas sailings from Southampton

-     Free car parking and coach transfers from UK regions on selected 2015 sailings on Explorer of the Seas and Brilliance of the Seas from Southampton

-     Reduced flight savings on selected Caribbean sailings

Customers can celebrate further and put their #RoyalHappyFace on with a competition from Royal Caribbean International, who is giving away £100 LoveShop vouchers every day to one lucky winner. Enter by liking Royal Caribbean International UK pages on Facebook or following onTwitter (@MyRoyalUK) or Instagram (royalcaribbeanuk), and upload a picture of your best #RoyalHappyFace. The competition runs from 6 June 2014 and ends on 20 June 2014.

Royal Caribbean International sailings available include:

  • 7-night France and Spain Cruise onboard Anthem of the Seas from £1,299 per person departing Southampton and calling at destinations in France and Spain. Price includes private car transfers and a seven-night cruise, based on 13 June 2015 departure.

Anthem of the Seas will be Royal Caribbean International’s second Quantum-class ship and is due to feature a number of game-changing “firsts at sea”. Treat the family to a taste of a high-street favourite, Jamie’s Italian, or spend an evening bonding in the largest indoor sports and entertainment complex at sea, the SeaPlex, which will feature bumper cars, roller skating and more. For breath-taking views and photo opportunities not to miss, guests can experience the North Star, an engineering marvel featuring a jewel like capsule that extends 300 feet above the ocean to deliver 360-degree views for guests.

  • 7-night Western Mediterranean cruise onboard Allure of the Seas from £939 per person departing Barcelona. Price includes free flights, transfers and a seven-night cruise, based on 23 August 2015 departure.

With so much on offer for adults and children, Allure of the Seas is a holiday experience unlike any other. Relax onboard in the tranquil Central Park which features more than 12,000 plants and trees. Seeking adventure? Add a new dimension to your holiday and fly along the zipline high above the ship’s boardwalk to get a whole new perspective of destinations such as Naples in Italy and Provence in France. Create family memories with DreamWorks character favourites such as Shrek, Princess Fiona and Puss In Boots and enjoy a DreamWorks Animation parade down the Royal Promenade or a much-loved interactive character breakfasts in the main dining room.  

  • 16-night Mediterranean Cities of Distinction cruise onboard Explorer of the Seas from £1,349 per person showcases the best of Europe departing Southampton and calling at destinations such as Cagliari, Sardinia in Italy and Cannes, Monte Carlo in France. Price includes car parking, coach transfers and regional flights from UK. Departs 02 September 2015.

Sailing from Southampton for the first time 2015 and recently revamped, Explorer of the Seas now features the ever-popular FlowRider, an outdoor movie screen and the best of the West End shows. Explorer of the Seas will take guests further with holidays to must-see locations including North Africa.  

P&O Cruises offers double on board credit on certain Northern sailings booked by 10 June

  • Written by Kari Reinikainen
  • Category: Latest offers

Book before Tuesday June 10, 2014 and P&O Cruises is offering double on board credit on selected cruises to the Fjords, Baltic, Iceland and Arctic Circle this summer. On board credit can be spent in the on board bars, restaurants, shops, spa and shore excursions booked on board. 

Available on Select Price cruises departing this summer until August 31 2014, these cruises are perfect for those who want to experience something totally different and discover new places. 

Why not swap the hotel pool for the spluttering geysers and steaming thermal springs in Iceland, or switch the bustling beaches of the coast with the tranquil fjords and its dramatic landscapes and thundering waterfalls? Alternatively, the Baltic offer old world charm to match its Mediterranean cousins, with medieval streets packed with bars, cafes and museums. 

Cruises with the double on board credit promotion include: 

Fjords: P&O Cruises is offering a seven-night cruise on family-friendly Aurora to Norway & Sognefjord from £749 per person for an inside cabin. Departing August 23, 2014, the Select Price includes £170 additional on board spending money per person. 

Iceland: P&O Cruises is offering a 12-night cruise on Arcadia, exclusively for adults, to Iceland & Faroe Islands from £1,099 per person for an inside cabin. Departing June 16, 2014, the Select Price includes £240 additional on board spending money per person. 

Baltic: P&O Cruises is offering a 14-night cruise on Oriana, exclusively for adults, to Russia, Estonia & Scandinavia from £1,249 per person for an inside cabin. Departing August 29, 2014, the price includes £300 additional on board spending money per person. 

Royal Caribbean to launch four-day 'WOW' sale

  • Written by Teijo Niemelä
  • Category: Latest offers

Families can get into the swing of summer with a Royal Caribbean International vacation and taking advantage of the cruise line’s first WOW Sale of the year, starting June 1, 2014. Vacationers can enjoy up to $200 onboard credit per stateroom when they book now to make this a family summer to remember. Guests can apply their onboard credit toward an exhilarating shore excursion, dinner in an onboard specialty restaurant to celebrate a family milestone, or the perfect family portrait to commemorate the perfect vacation. The offer also features a 50 percent reduced deposit and applies to all new U.S. and Canadian individual bookings made from June 1 through 4, 2014. For more information, please visit

“Summer is here and families can take full advantage of the WOW Sale right now to book an immediate vacation for an experience only found on Royal Caribbean,” said Carol Schuster, senior vice president of Global Marketing for Royal Caribbean International. “Only on Royal Caribbean can you enjoy the industry’s most innovative onboard amenities that appeals to every member of the family as you sail on exciting itineraries to some of the world’s most popular destinations on a vacation to remember for a long time. You can book today and start enjoying a Royal Caribbean vacation tomorrow.”

During the four-day sale, new individual bookings made with deposit will receive $50 onboard credit per stateroom on five-night or shorter itineraries; $100 per stateroom for six- to nine-night itineraries; and $200 per stateroom for 10-night itineraries or longer. The onboard credit and 50 percent reduced deposit offers are applicable to all Royal Caribbean International bookings made during the offer period, including cruisetours. All bookings must be made and the required deposit must be paid by June 4, 2014, by 11:59 p.m. local time to qualify for the promotion. The onboard credit is in U.S. dollars; has no cash value; is not redeemable for cash; is not transferable; and will expire if not used by 10:00 pm on the last evening of the cruise. The offer is not applicable for Quantum of the Seas and Anthem of the Seas.

Norwegian to launch 'Cruise Event Week' offer on June 1

  • Written by Teijo Niemelä
  • Category: Latest offers

Norwegian Cruise Line is launching its popular “Cruise Event Week” offer on Sunday, June 1, 2014, giving guests the opportunity to receive a variety of on board amenities valued at up to $270, when they book a new five-day or longer cruise vacation to one of Norwegian’s spectacular destinations, including Europe, Alaska, Bermuda, Hawaii*, Bahamas & Florida, the Caribbean, Canada & New England, and more. Guests who take advantage of this limited time offer before Saturday, June 7, 2014, will receive exciting perks, based on the stateroom category booked and up to $1,000 in air credits. Military, Latitudes Rewards and AARP discounts apply to select sailings.

Solo travelers cruising in a studio stateroom on board Norwegian Epic, Norwegian Breakaway, Norwegian Getaway or Pride of America or guests vacationing in an inside or oceanview stateroom, will receive a bottle of wine and a plate of decadent chocolate-covered strawberries. Guests cruising in a balcony stateroom will also receive a bottle of wine and chocolate covered strawberries, along with a complimentary dinner for two in Norwegian’s signature Italian restaurant. Mini-suite guests will enjoy all of the amenities received by those in a balcony stateroom, with an additional dinner for two at Cagney’s Steakhouse, a guest favorite specialty restaurant. Suite guests will receive all of the amenities entitled to guests sailing in a mini-suite, plus a $50 spa credit to use towards any treatment in the fleet’s state-of-the-art Mandara Spas.

Guests staying in Norwegian’s luxurious suite complex, The HavenTM by Norwegian – available on board Norwegian Breakaway, Getaway, Epic, Gem, Pearl, Jewel or Jade – will enjoy all of the amenities received by suite guests, plus dinner for two in Norwegian’s signature French restaurant, Le Bistro, and an additional $75 dollar on-board credit to use towards a relaxing spa treatment, a thrilling shore excursion, a delightful dinner in another specialty restaurant or towards beverages in one of the many bars and lounges on board.

MSC Cruises launches MSC Magnifica flash sale

  • Written by Kari Reinikainen
  • Category: Latest offers

What could be better than two days in beautiful Amsterdam this autumn? How about grabbing a bargain AND doing it in style courtesy of MSC Cruises latest flash sale promotion?

Luxurious MSC Magnifica is offering four seven-night Northern Europe sailings during September and October – each including a two-day stop in the picturesque Dutch city. And for just ten days, prices start at just £599 per person, including a free upgrade to a balcony cabin.

The MSC Cruises flash sale, valid on bookings made between May 30-June 9, applies to selected Northern Europe itineraries aboard MSC Magnifica (September 17, 24 and October 1, 8 departures).

As well as offering market-leading rates, MSC Cruises is offering complimentary car parking at Southampton worth an additional £63.


MSC Magnifica’s Northern Europe sailing departs Southampton and calls at Zeebrugge, Belgium; Amsterdam, The Netherlands (includes overnight stay); Hamburg, Germany; Le Havre, France; and Southampton. Flash Sale prices lead in at £599 per person for a balcony cabin (a discount of £150 per person) and free car parking, based on October 1departure.

As with all MSC cruises, kids sail free when sharing with two full-paying adults.

For more information see or call 0844 561 1955.