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It's all in the title! You have arrived at the best website online solely dedicated to the British Cruiser. Our international friends are of course welcome to join us, but this website has been specifically designed for the British point of view, cruising directly from and around the United Kingdom!

Within our pages you will be kept updated with the latest news, whilst also finding information on all of the cruise lines dedicated to Britain. From access to ship facts and deck plans to itineraries and reviews - We hope to have it all! Navigating the website you will find pages devoted to each cruise line dedicating ships to the UK along with helpful information hubs. 

We are constantly trying to improve and update our website, adding new content and expanding on the topics relating to cruising in the UK Market. But if you can't find something that you want information on, then please do let us know! Contact us and we will do our best to find out any information for you.  Your feedback is very important and helps shape the essence of British Cruising.  

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Princess Cruises - Award-winning cruise ship bed heading to the UK

Princess Cruises has been awarded the highest ranking for best onboard beds by the Cruise Critic website. The site made the commendation to Princess’ new ‘luxury bed’, which is being added to all staterooms across the line’s fleet.

Cruise Critic has six million visitors per month and is the largest global cruise review website.

Cruise Critic stated Princess has ‘the ultimate bed to catch the eye and comfort the body. From the pillows to the box spring, each of the 10 components of these beds was carefully constructed for maximum comfort. Plus, the fibres used are organic and sustainable, and the foam is naturally derived.’

The bed was created exclusively for the line and includes fine linens, enhanced mattress support and a king-size deluxe pillow available with feathers or anti-allergy microfibre. Princess collaborated on the bed with Dr. Michael Breus, a board-certified sleep expert and WebMD consultant.

It is currently being introduced on the 2,670-guest Sapphire Princess, which recently completed an extensive two-week refit. The ship, which sails out of Southampton this year and next, will have the new bed added to every stateroom by June 2018.

Several other enhancements were added during the refit including upgrades to the spa and treatment rooms.

Sapphire Princess has now departed Singapore for the UK and will sail roundtrip out of Southampton from May to October in 2018 followed by a slightly longer season from April to October in 2019. A variety of voyages are on offer, largely to the Mediterranean and northern Europe, as well as a 24-day Canada & New England voyage in 2019.

Tony Roberts, Princess Cruises’ vice president UK and Europe, said: “We’re confident our luxury bed offers the best night’s sleep at sea and we’re delighted to see this recognised.  After a day of exploring, or just taking it easy, our guests can look forward to a night in an ‘award winning’ bed to leave them raring to go for the next day of their holiday.”

Princess Cruises is offering a 14-night Land of the Midnight Sun cruise, roundtrip from Southampton, on Sapphire Princess from £1,199 per person*. Departing Saturday June 23, 2018, ports of call include Stavanger, Skjolden/Sognefjord, Hellesylt, Geiranger, Trondheim, Honningsvag (North Cape), Tromso, Gravdal (Lofoten Islands), Alesund and Bergen.

To enquire about sailings or to book a cruise with Princess Cruises, we recommend contacting Jane at Go Cruise with Jane - an award winning cruise specialist! 

Twelve new shows and cutting edge technology on Marella Explorer

Marella Cruises’ latest addition to the fleet Marella Explorer, setting sail from Palma in May offers guests twelve brand new shows and a European cruise line first with state of the art touch screen DJ deck– The Emulator.

Entering the fleet as Marella Cruises’ biggest ship yet, Marella Explorer is teaming up with leading entertainment provider ted as it introduces twelve brand new entertainment shows and cutting edge technology.

Marella Explorer will cater its entertainment for children, teens and adults alike with its extensive new offering. Twelve new shows ranging from an adult fairy-tale featuring music from the likes of Metallica and David Bowie, to a Latin dance show with an after party for guests and a family-friendly singalong show where the audience votes for the final song through the ships onboard app are just a splash of what’s on offer. The cruise line have also been working with ted to make two of its shows 4D as specially-selected scents will be released into the show lounge before and during the show to make sure guests are able to truly experience the production.

The Emulator is the world’s first multi – touch DJ system that allows the crowd to see exactly what the DJ is doing on a huge transparent touchscreen. The device will be located in new feature bar, Indigo, where it will be used to play music, project music videos and for the audience to view how the DJ is mixing and playing sets. Teens will also get the chance to learn to use the DJ system with the complimentary onboard DJ school that will run during school holiday periods.

The exciting entertainment additions come as the third largest cruise line looks to the future and continues its pledge of putting customers at its heart by ensuring its cruises cater for all ages.

Anna Clarke, General Manager of Customer Experience, Marella Cruises said:  “We’re constantly refreshing our entertainment to give our customers more choice and variety. For Marella Explorer we have 12 brand new production shows as well as a bespoke kids’ club and quirky extras like silent discos. We’ve worked with ted for many years in our hotels and we’re delighted to have them onboard the Marella Cruises team.”

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