The new wonderful SAGA ship has dreamy wonderful suites.You have to take a new look at SAGA because the future is completely different. They have taken eight names from the British Isles Shipping Forecast areas. Bailey, Fair Isle, FitzRoy, Hebrides, Humber, Lundy, Thames and Trafalgar. Saga’s chief operating officer Nigel Blanks said ‘naming the suites with an original, British maritime...
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This is a great catch... Jools. SAGA has pulled of a real coup signing Jools Holland OBE, Crown Appointed Deputy Lieutenant and Squeeze star. The big phrase is 'young at heart', and bandleader, singer, composer and television presenter Jools Holland is still very young at heart and over 50, the SAGA target market. The over 50's spent roughly £2.1 billion on cruise...
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Saga Cruises’ first new boutique small ship, has been named in Dover. The £346 million ship Spirit of Discovery also has over 1,000 pieces of art, 400 are originals. The ship is the same size as the new hugely successful Viking Ocean ships but designed for SAGA to have a hotel feel. DID YOU KNOW? That although you have to...
Small ships get into special ports and SAGA have two new splendid state-of-the-art small ships. We have just started a chat site for each. SAGA has also joined with Jools Holland for a special dining nightclub. SAGA is for adults with a suggested plimsol line on the age of 50 years old. We hope that is now the lower middle...
Is dependent on three things doctors advice, your insurance company's terms and conditions and restrictions and thirdly the cruise line's policy. Some want a letter of 'fit to travel' at any stage or pregnancy length but all have the same cut off point; 24 weeks. They all seem to suggest that the day you become 24 weeks pregnant, you must leave...
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One of our favourite comedians, Funny Tucker is found, if you are lucky on the bigger ships. Those who like the smaller ships may miss out on acts like Tucker. He is (2019) touring with Gladys Knight. Last year he opened for Barry Manilow. Most Christmas seasons he likes to stay near home and normally sells-out a south coast...
These 999 passenger ships have proved so popular orders are with dockyards to build more. On 5 July 2019 at the historic Port of Dover, HRH The Duchess of Cornwall will name Saga’s new cruise ship and their are rumours of a third. The naming ceremony will take place in Dover, Kent, on 5 July 2019. She will be...
The Marella Explorer 2 is an adult only cruise ship, with a larger premium Verandah. But water stations outside the cabins and USB sockets beside the bed so you don't need to carry chargers is a little glimpse of sense for the now, not the future.  It has a larger sunbathing area than normal on this Century Class ship,...
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The Aurora's very last cruise as a family ship saw it covered in snow with many guests staying inside. The sea got rough but it ploughed through it gracefully with few changes, the Headliners stage shows were cancelled as they could not dance as the ship moved about, but Elektra, the violin duo played (not in heels!). Roy Locke...
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The adult only ship is to get a Glass House! There are always ongoing improvements, but one that is creeping in is that the bar on Deck 2 opposite the Ocean Grill is becoming a Glass House, and will be serviced from the Ocean Grill kitchen. A few things have appeared on the menu already. Here is a 2019...
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