Joyce Kettle, 74, a great grandmother from Blyth, Northumberland, has been hit with a £50,000 bill for an airlift to hospital from a 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 5...
Marella Discovery, all future cruises laid out in a date driven list just like a brochure. The cruise title boxes take you direct to the right page at TUI to research and even book. We did these lists a few P&O ships after cruisers asked for a simple list of ALL CRUISES. It is now a firm Doris Visits CRUISE TOOL...
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This also explains fly-cruise into Barbados? First - if you are worried that you take the plunge and find cruising is not for you, there's a money back guarantee at both SAGA and FRED. OLSEN. Cruising is that easy, it stays that easy - but learn the ropes. The ropes hold the ship in dock! This blog is full of links to...
This time the offer is from Fred Olsen in the form of an enjoyment promise. If you have been watching #TheCruise and wondered what all the fuss is about, or if you are missing your favourite small ship because it has been sold. Or, the dress code on other ships is slipping. Then there is an offer to try it...
You can go on a cruise and enjoy just what was in the ticket price, and why not, it is a great full-board holiday. You can still dine in the main restaurants, dress up and enjoy black tie nights and see the great acts all in your holiday cost. You may be able to, in some cases argue that...
We often see passengers shock, anger and disappointment at airports because a traveller has bought a bottle in duty-free with all the intentions of enjoying their holiday, and as they change planes the bottle is confiscated. Where have we seen that? Numerous airports:- South Korea changing planes for Australia, Fiji etc, Canada changing planes for the Pacific or down...
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Download Local Tourist Map here    EC$ Eastern Caribbean Dollars (The will take US $) Antigua is a jewel in the Caribbean, but St John's Port is not a port that keeps you busy for long. We also have an island tour film on our other blog which shows the historic harbour, take a look. The more popular option in...
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Most Canary Island Cruises will follow this typical route, though Fred Olsen ships do take in the Moroccan coast. I have always wanted to see Rick's bar in Casablanca. But, not on this version of the route. The Canary Islands itinerary is a favourite on many ships, no flying, no weight restrictions, often Southampton to Southampton. Add that to often nice weather and...
Remember the disco song, 'Dance yourself Dizzy'. Some cruises have you 'walk til dizzy'. If you might like to carry your cruise card on a laniard round your neck and you have one that holds a credit card size cruise card, then pack it, though they and other useful cruise items are for sale on the ship. You will find...