Do not miss Iglu Cruise and Planet Cruise’s cruise of the week, all-inclusive and late deals including great savings, free onboard spending and no tippings required. More details can be found below. 

Cruise of the week…

Western Mediterranean from Southampton, 23 July 2023 (14 nights) 

Iglu Cruise

Iglu Cruise (; 02037 335 557) is offering a 14 night cruise onboard P&O Cruises’ Arvia from £841 (was £891) per person departing from Southampton on 23 July 2023. Price is based on an inside cabin and includes either free onboard spend, port parking or UK Coach transfers if a selected price is booked. 

Departing from Southampton, the UK’s biggest cruise port, this sailing spends a day at Sea before docking at La Coruna. With something for everyone, guests can stroll through the boutiques and enjoy the sea views before visiting the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Tower of Hercules. Cruising on, the ship docks in sunny Valencia. The plethora of activities this gorgeous city holds includes Casco Historico in Valencia’s Old Town, the Central Market, the City of Arts and Sciences  and the Jardin del Turia. Next, in Marseille, Guests can visit the History Museum of Marseille, the Basilique Notre Dame and La Corniche. The cruise then docks in Barcelona, where guests should visit La Sagrada Familia and Las Ramblas, before stopping in Alicante. Here, guests can enjoy legendary nightlife, stunning beaches and a rich history. Next, the ancient city of Cadiz has history around every corner, with the stunning Playa La Caleta providing respite from the hustle and bustle, before the ship returns to Southampton. Time on board can be spent in the art gallery, on the sky walk or at one of 11 swimming pools. 


SPECIAL OFFER! France and Spain from Southampton, 24 June 2023 (7 nights)

Iglu Cruise

Planet Cruise (; 0808 278 8504) is offering a 7 night cruise on board MSC Cruises’ MSC Virtuosa from £469 (was £499) per person departing from Southampton on 24 June 2023. Price is based on an inside cabin and includes gratuities.

Departing from Southampton on 24 June 2023, the first day of this cruise is spent at sea, where time can be spent in the 4D cinema, in the F1 simulator or browsing in the shops. The first port is La Rochelle, a centre for fishing and trade since the 12th Century. Guests with children can visit the La Rochelle Aquarium and for petrolheads there is the Musée des Automates that opened in 1993. Cruising on, the ship docks at Bilbao, a cultural centre in the basque country. Highlights include Bilbao Cathedral, and art lovers have their pick of the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum and the Guggenheim Museum, which itself is a unique architectural landmark. The ship then cruises on to La Coruna, where visitors can top up their tan on Riazor Beach, and then to Cherbourg, with its classic French eateries, before returning to Southampton. 

PRICE DROP Voyage to Barbados from Majorca, 28 October 2023 (16 nights) 

Iglu Cruise

Iglu Cruise (; 02037 335 557) is offering a 16 night cruise on board Marella Cruises’ Marella Voyager from £1,679 (was £1,729) per person departing from Majorca on 28 October 2023. Price is based on an inside cabin and is based on an all inclusive rate, including tips and transfers. 

Departing from Palma, Majorca, this cruise leaves the turquoise waters of the largest Balearic Island and makes its first stop in Gibraltar. Here, guests can explore the iconic rock formation and make friends with Europe’s only wild apes. Cruising on, the ship docks at Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, home to some of Europe’s most famous beaches and incredible hiking opportunities. From here, the ship spends 5 days at Sea before reaching the sunny climes of St John’s in Antigua. This capital city has farmers markets, candy coloured architecture and a kaleidoscope of coral reefs, guests can sail and visit the local museums to learn this island’s striking history. From here, the ship sails to Philipsburg, St Maarten for more white sandy beaches and crystal blue sea, before cruising on Point a Pitre in Guadeloupe, where visitors can spend time on the beach or exploring the colonial-style buildings. From here the cruise explores Castries in St Lucia and Bridgetown in Barbados before a flight returns guests to the UK. Time on board the ship can be spent at one of 11 restaurants, in the cinema or on the jogging track. 

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