Cruising Advice and Tips

Cunard Drinks Prices and Packages

We cruised on the Cunard Queen Elizabeth Cruise Ship in September 2021 and are excited to be back on board in December. We often get asked about drinks prices and...
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Regal Princess Cruise Ship Review – UK Seacation Vlogs

We cruised on the Regal Princess Cruise Ship on one of the first UK Seacations in August 2021 out from Southampton. We spent four days on this Princess Cruises Ship....
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A-ROSA SENA Spa

After our recent Spa experiences on Iona we were really interested to hear that A-ROSA River Cruises has released the latest details and renders of the spa offering on board...
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P&O Cruises WiFi Packages – How much do they cost?

We cruised on the Iona on one of the first cruises from the UK following the pandemic in August 2021. While some people like to disconnect while at sea, we...
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P&O Iona Standard Balcony Cabin Review and Tour

We cruised on the 2nd ever cruise on the brand new P&O cruise ship Iona on one of the UK 7 day Seacations. We were kindly allowed to have a...
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P&O Iona Accessible Balcony Cabin Review

We spent a week on the brand new cruise ship Iona, this was one of the first UK Seacations and our first cruise back with P&O since our cruise on...
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Virgin Voyages Scarlet Lady Sea Terrace Cabin Tour and Review

We cruised on the Virgin Voyages Scarlet Lady on one of the 4 night Summer Soiree Cruises from Portsmouth. We booked the cheapest balcony cabin which is called a Sea Terrace....
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Regal Princess Balcony Cabin Tour and Review

We cruised on the Regal Princess Cruise Ship on one of the first UK Seacations. We had previously visited the Royal Princess Cruise Ship but this was our first Princess...
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Anthem of the Seas Cruise Ship Vlogs

We cruised from Southampton on one of the first cruises on the Anthem of the Seas cruises from the UK. We picked this ship as a special treat as it...
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P&O Cruises Laundry Services – What does it cost?

Laundry Services are available on all of the P&O Cruise Ships. We cruised on Iona in August 2021 and in this post we show the current cost of using the...
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Paul and Carole Meets Series

We love meeting interesting people who have the same passion for travel and cruising like us. We have started a new series on our You Tube Channel called Paul and...
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A-ROSA Names New eco-friendly River Cruise Ship – A-ROSA SENA

We have been watching the world of River Cruising as it is high on our to do list for 2022. It looks such an amazing way to explore beautiful parts...
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What can you do on a Cruise Ship – Cruise Compass Daily Programs

There is so much to do on a cruise ship and you will certainly never get bored. We often get asked what can you do, what times are restaurants and...
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Blue Light Card Holders – How To Get A Cheap Cruise!

Are you a Blue Light Card Holder and love cruising? Then this is the post for you. There are hundreds of pounds to be saved by using your Blue Light...
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Don’t Get Left At The Cruise Port – 3 Things You Need to Know For Your UK Summer Cruise!

We are going on a cruise on the MSC Virtuosa on Friday and have had to ensure post COVID 19 pandemic that certain processes are in place before we cruise....
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Why a free cruise cabin upgrade is not always a good idea!

So you have spent a lot of time picking the right cruise cabin for you, your booking your cruise and you are asked, ‘would you accept a cabin upgrade of...
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Cruise Ship Cabins – How to pick the right one for you!

New to cruising and interested in learning what types of cabins are available onboard a cruise ship? Then this post is for you! Choosing a cruise cabin can be confusing,...
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Seasickness – How to Avoid it and How to Treat it on a Cruise!

Seasickness can be troublesome. We have rarely been seasick, thankfully, however it can be an issue for some passengers so if you are prone to any form of travel/motion sickness...
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MSC Loyalty Match – What You Need to Know and How to Apply!

Did you know you can match your loyalty points from other cruise lines with MSC and it is very simple to do. It is a great initiative by MSC Cruises...
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P&O Cruises Bar Prices and Drinks Packages – All you need to know! (2021)

For those of you that know us we do like a drink and often choose the drinks package or all inclusive option. A lot of cruise lines have gone all...
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Royal Caribbean Drinks Packages – Do They Save You Money On A Cruise? (2021)

We cruised on one of the first UK Seacations from Southampton on the Anthem of the Seas Cruise Ship. Royal Caribbean on their website state that the packages cost as described below...
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Princess Plus Package 2021- What Is Included and is it Worth The Cost For You?

In this post we show you what is included in the Princess Plus Package so you can then decide whether this package is for you. This package is unique to...
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Travel Agent – Why we have decided to start using one!

Historically we have always used a variety of ways to book our hotels, holidays and cruises. Carole would fit all the parts like a jigsaw and build it until we...
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Marella Discovery Cabins – Our Complete Guide

We have now spent a total of 28 nights on board the Marella Discovery Cruise Ship and have enjoyed every one! We and other members of our family have stayed in...
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We are in two Books!

We are so proud that to date have been included in two books. We were first approached by award winning author Paul C. Thornton after he followed our trip to...
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Our Bucket List Cruises and Trips

There are certain cruises and trips that have always been on our bucket list, but due to time and budget we have never been able to put them into reality....
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Current UK Cruising Summer Seacation Updates and British Isles Cruising

This post includes all the news of the summer 2021 cruises currently being announced – see below. British Isles Cruises have always been popular with overseas visitors but in the...
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4 Reasons to Book a Balcony Cabin on your next Cruise

Balcony cabins on a cruise ship are a real treat! We have now completed 20 cruises and have 7 more booked. We have stayed in a selection of different cabins...
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5 Reasons Why You Should Book a Cruise Holiday

My love for a cruise holiday began over 30 years ago when I had the opportunity to work as a nurse on Celebrity Cruises, however it took me many years...
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9 things you need to know about your Cruise Sea Pass

  These are our sea passes from our Royal Caribbean Norway fjords cruise and here are 9 things that are useful to know about your cruise sea pass - It...
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