At Doris Visits chat sites we encourage everyone to share their positive cruise experiences, tips, pictures and videos. No moaning - gripes should be taken up with the cruise operator. We therefore have a style of our own and those who join our Doris Visits chats sites or use the YouTube channel genuinely love the ships. There is something...
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The Steel Cutting is a hugely important ceremony, because it signals the start of the construction process. It confirms that banks and others have signed off and the work force has been engaged. There is no turning back. There may of coarse be turning sideways, because the Arcadia was when at this stage, to be the Queen Victoria and...
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Guides, destinations and tour films. Leave it running and see the peace and calm of Norway and the Fjords. The YouTube playlist is of our own Doris Visits film guides and tours so you see them without having to read the blogs. The picture below is one click to just the our Fjords Cruise films, gathering endless tips from...
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The new ship was named on the Scottish Island of IONA, because the name is IONA.Over 30,000 people entered to name the ship, and the winner was revealed on the beach in IONA. The new ship, one of the first if not the first of the Excellence class of ships will enter service in May 2020 (it appears seven are on order)....
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Every place on a ship is different which makes it so interesting. Just looking for the cheapest cruise price may not be the best answer to cheapest price. There are many things to consider on a ship which can be a small village or a large city, and you get what you pay for. Cruises costing £1,000 per night offer...
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This page is to make it easy for you to find the real deals. These links are to the right deal pages. LATE AND LAST MINUTE DEALS - THESE CHANGE DAILY Princess Cruises deals - these are the current deals on the great Princess Cruises fleet Fred Olsen late deals, they list them all together here - look and book...
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Strictly was another huge success for P&O in 2018 and the themed cruises will stay with them for 2019. Holland & American have had the US version called Dancing With the Stars, equally a huge success, more so than any of the stage shows where you cannot be with the stars for two weeks, meet them, greet them, learn...
Joyce Kettle, 74, a great grandmother from Blyth, Northumberland, has been hit with a £50,000 bill for an airlift to a hospital from the Marella Discovery 2. (according to the Telegraph 31st January 2018). You must be properly insured and check it is, and update your EHICard. Martin from the money program is shouting about this too now as over...
  Disaster, read before you book your wedding, please read. First, I' m not saying that there was a little inside knowledge somewhere, but the Sally Katz  adventure romance novel, Her Perfect Storm has an amazing same sex marriage within the fast moving story. It was an outrageously wonderful and detailed ceremony foreshadowing same sex marriages being allowed at sea. But, alarm...
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When you finish your transit flight, your bags go to the ship. You are not normally immigrated to the country, especially in Barbados etc when going to the Caribbean. You are taken on a bonded coach, like bonded cargo to inside the shipping terminal, so still not in the country. There you queue to be immigrated onto the ship, your...
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