Cookie Policy

Our Site, like almost all web sites, uses Cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you and us from other users, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website.

It allows us to improve our site and ensure that you can book direct with the end service provider and they know that we have been the source of the lead.

By doing this you can then book direct with the service provider, no one else handles your booking or your money which in this age of on line fraud is something we feel is very important. We encourage you to book direct with the service provider, cruise line or holiday company, but via the links on our site that take you there.

This is a modern approach to the use of the web. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer, which using your privacy buttons you can find and remove at any time on most computers and devices.

By using our site you agree to the use of these cookies. We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. Cookies that are required for the operation of our website.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to each page to allow us to show most popular articles and what our readers want. To publish the most popular section. They may also help you find what you are looking for easily.
  • Session and Functionality cookies. These may be used recognise you when you return to our website. They may be used just for the use while you are there.
  • Targeting and Affiliate cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, and then record that you have gone to a service provider after being with us. Without these we could not exist.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies. These include, but are not limited to P&O, Fred Olsen, Saga, Thompson, Amazon, Thomson Holidays, Booking.com and the like. We only work with established companies through established systems.

You may block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site as it is designed to work with Cookies as is the business model.

Session cookies expire when you close the site. Most other cookies will expire after a time limit. Some last 30 days, some 60 days, some are gazzumped when you visit a similar site.  Some cookies may last longer but your browser will offer options to clean and delete.

We appreciate your loyalty and only deal with companies we can trust. If you find reason for us not to trust any of our partners please bring it to our notice.