Cruise News Oct 2021

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CRUISE News

OCTOBER 2021


Cape Town

Sorrento & the Amalfi Coast

Discovering the Dalmatia Coast

8 Days from £1,499 Various departures in 2022

8 Days from £1,549 Various departures in 2022

Cascading down a steep hillside overlooking the Bay of Naples and mighty Mount Vesuvius, Sorrento is the gateway to the delights of the Amalfi Coast. Away from the bustling warren of twisting narrow streets that make up Sorrento’s picturesque old town, we’ll explore the stunning coastline taking in fabled Positano and Amalfi. Departure Date 2022

Prices from

10, 17, 24 May

£1,549pp

7, 14, 21 June

£1,649pp

6, 13, 20, 27 September

£1,699pp

4, 11 October

£1,499pp

Croatia’s craggy, island speckled coastline is perfect for exploring by boat. Cruise to forest-backed bays, seafront cities and sprawling vineyards. Sample fresh seafood, sip homegrown wine and learn about local culture as you explore Croatia’s big draws, such as elegant Hvar, ancient Dubrovnik and beachy Split. But on this tour you’ll see more than just the hotspots. Your holiday includes: 8 excursions and visits; • Guided tour of Korcula, Hvar, Spli, Dubrovnik • Entrance to Mljet National Park with guide • Grgic winery and tasting in Trstenik • Boat trip on Cetina River to Radman Mills; panoramic boat excursion of Mljet

Single room supplement from £280

Your holiday includes: 4 excursions and visits; • Excursion to Sorrento • Guided walking tour of Pompeii • Full-day guided trip to Amalfi Coast • Full-day excursion to Capri, including exclusive boat tour and funicular

7 nights cruise on MV Seagull International flights – Easyjet or BA flights 16 Meals (7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners) Plus: • 2 evenings of live musical entertainment • Portable audio headset system on excursions • Titan’s VIP door-to-door service • Titan Tour Manager • Travel in destination by coach

7 nights in hotel – Grand Hotel Hermitage, Sorrento (4★) International flights – BA flights from Gatwick 14 Meals (7 breakfasts, 7 dinners) Plus: • Portable audio headset system on excursions • Titan’s VIP door-to-door service • Titan Tour Manager • Travel in destination by coach • Porterage

Departure Date 2022

Prices from

20 May

£1,549pp

03 June

£1,749pp

17 June

£1,849pp

16 September

£1,849pp

Single room supplement from £100

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Welcome Back. We are so pleased to be able to contact you again and hope you have all kept safe and well over the past few months. Its continued to be a very challenging time but we hope that you have been satisfied with the help we have offered you with regard to rebooking and refunds over this Summer. All of our Sales Team are now back in the office to assist with all the cruise and holiday enquiries we are receiving. We are able to guide you through the process of testing and covid measures for your destination or cruise line and are pleased some of these restrictions are now being eased for the fully vaccinated. Some of you have enjoyed the new Seacations this Summer which have proven very popular and enjoyable, and now we are able to show you what’s on offer for 2022/23 with your favourite cruise lines.

P&O have a new ship joining the fleet called Arvia, a sister ship to Iona, launching in December 2022. Fred. Olsen’s new Bolette and Borealis have proven popular with our guests and we have had very positive feedback for each of them, Bolette will be sailing from Southampton in 2022. Saga is also popular amongst our guests who enjoy the all-inclusive on board experience and high level of service on board. We have featured a number of offers in this brochure, but we can offer so much more, so please do contact us for a quotation for your next holiday or cruise. After so long, I thought it a good idea to reintroduce you to our hard working team. Thankfully we have retained all our Sales Team and they are looking forward to hearing from you and assisting you with your cruise and holiday plans.

Ali Alison Waterfield-Jones Managing Director Woods Holidays

Zina Tye Zina has worked for SCC for 15 years now and specialises in cruising, particularly Luxury Cruises and Long haul holidays She also takes care of sending out all our special offers on email and updating our Social Media. Zina has worked tirelessly throughout the pandemic arranging everyone’s rebookings and refunds. Naomi Robinson Naomi was finally able to get married this year, after three times postponing it! It was a lovely day and the sun shone for her. She has worked in the team for 14 years and in that time has enjoyed many cruises and is particularly fond of Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises, but her biggest passion is Disney. Jenny Gatford Jenny has worked in travel for over 35 years. She loves Australia and touring holidays and has travelled extensively over the years. She is very much looking forward to ticking Vietnam off her bucket list next year!

Georgie Perez Georgie welcomed a new addition to her family last year, with the wonderful arrival of her first baby boy. She has now come back to work and is enjoying booking holidays again. Georgie is our sporty member of the team and one of her favourite holidays is to visit the Caribbean to watch the cricket!

Claire IIles Claire has years of experience working in the travel industry. She has travelled the globe and is particularly fond of South Africa, where she grew up, but also enjoys river and ocean cruising.

Amanda Bedford Amanda welcomed her third little girl to her family in May this year, and is currently enjoying time off with her new baby, but hopes to be back in 2022, which we are all looking forward to.

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INTRODUCING ARVIA ARRIVING DECEMBER 2022

Join Arvia’s maiden season as she sails around the Canary Islands and then onto the Caribbean. She will be just as innovative as her sister ship, Iona and will offer interactive family entertainment, one of a kind dining experiences, movie nights at SeaScreen, spectacular aerial performances as well as soothing relaxation options onboard. Maiden Cruise 9 Dec 2022 • 14 nights

Early Saver Fare from £1,449pp

Southampton – Madeira – Tenerife – Gran Canaria – Lanzarote – Seville (from Cadiz) – Lisbon – Southampton

Christmas Canaries 23 Dec 2022 • 14 nights

Early Saver Fare from £1,449pp

Southampton – Madeira – Tenerife – Gran Canaria – Lanzarote – Seville (from Cadiz) – Lisbon – Southampton

Caribbean Transatlantic 6 Jan 2023 • 14 nights

Early Saver Fare from £1,249pp

Southampton – Tenerife – St Maarten – St Kitts – St Lucia – Barbados – Fly to the UK

Caribbean Sailing 20 Jan 2023 • 14 nights

Early Saver Fare from £2,199pp

Fly UK to Barbados – Curacao – La Romana, Dominican Republic – St Kitts – Antigua – St Maarten – Martinique – St Lucia – Barbados – Fly to UK

Caribbean 11 Feb 2023 • 14 nights

Early Saver Fare from £2,199pp

Fly UK to Antigua – St Maarten – Martinique – St Lucia – Barbados – Curacao – La Romana, Dominican Republic – St Kitts – Antigua – Fly to UK

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SET SAIL IN SPRING WITH AMA WATERWAYS - SAVINGS OF UP TO £575pp

Discover an unparalleled river cruise experience with AmaWaterways and enjoy an unforgettable journey through the breath-taking rivers of Europe in true luxury. Tulip Time 15th March 2022 • 8 Days • AmaCerto Flight inclusive fares now from £1,990pp Essence of Burgundy and Provence 17th March 2022 • 8 Days • AmaCello Flight Inclusive fares now from £2,500pp Melodies of the Danube 25th March 2022 • 8 Days • AmaViola Flight Inclusive Fares now from £2,169pp Paris and Normandy 26th March 2022 • 8 Days • AmaDante Flight Inclusive fares now from £2,577pp EXCLUSIVE TO SUSSEX CRUISE CLUB – PRE-PAID GRATUITIES ON ABOVE FEATURED SAILINGS

What’s Included: • Flights from London and overseas transfers • Elegantly appointed river-view stateroom accommodation • All meals on board • Complimentary wine, beers or soft drinks at lunch and dinner • Daily Sip and Sail Cocktail Hour • Complimentary tea, coffee and bottled water throughout your cruise • Unlimited wi-fi on board • A choice of small guided group excursions in every port including hiking and bike tours • Wellness activities and classes • Evening on board entertainment

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BRITISH BOUTIQUE CRUISING

Saga celebrate their 70th anniversary this y Spirit of Adventure and Spirit of Discovery. board and everything is taken care of; retu Wi-Fi, all-inclusive drinks, speciality dining

Easter Cruise Spirit of Discovery • April 15, 2022 5 nights ALL INCLUSIVE from £1,401pp Includes insurance cover One sightseeing excursion is included

All prices from

Standard Deluxe Twin Twin

Suite

Standard Superior Single Single

Suite (Single)

Full Fare

£1,649

£2,323

£3,373

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£2,490

Sold Out

Current Fare

£1,401

£1,974

£2,361

£2,333

£2,365

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Fares shown are per person and the lowest available in the category shown

Spend the Easter weekend on the continent exploring two cultural cities in the Netherlands and Belgium. Sail from Southampton and enjoy a full day docked in Ijmuiden (for Amsterdam) and then 24 hours including before returning to Dover.

from and to Dover

St Peter Port

GUERNSEY

St Malo

FRANCE

La Rochelle Bordeaux

La Coruña

Gijon Santander

SPAIN

Bilbao

Enjoy the Mediterranea famed for its world-c

Bilbao

Classical Islands of Greece Spirit of Adventure • October 13, 2022 22 nights ALL INCLUSIVE from £6,399pp Includes insurance cover Five sightseeing excursions are included

All prices from

Standard Deluxe Twin Twin

Full Fare Current Fare

£6,399

Suite

Standard Superior Single Single

Deluxe Single

Suite (Single)

£12,478 £13,758

Sold Out Sold Out

£10,558 £11,518

£9,019 Sold Out Sold Out Sold Out

Fares shown are per person and the lowest available in the category shown

Uncover the cultural treasures and ancient sights of Greece and its idyllic islands, such as the Palace of Knosso Athens’ Acropolis..

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year and the newest members of their ocean fleet are two sister ships, Both small ships, offer space for up to 999 guests, all balcony cabins on urn travel included from home, porterage of your luggage, all gratuities, and sightseeing excursions.

IJmuiden (for Amsterdam) NETHERLANDS

Dover

Antwerp

Southampton

BELGIUM

g an overnight stay in Antwerp

Amsterdam

Western France and the Costa Verde All prices from

Standard Deluxe Twin Twin

Standard Superior Single Single

Suite

Deluxe Single

Suite (Single) Sold Out

Full Fare

£4,498

£6,338

£8,791

£6,117

£6,792

Sold Out

Current Fare

£4,048

£5,673

£6,593

£5,811

£6,452

Sold Out Sold Out

Fares shown are per person and the lowest available in the category shown

Spirit of Discovery • August 17, 2022 14 nights ALL INCLUSIVE from £4,048pp Includes insurance cover Four sightseeing excursions are included

an sun on this cruise along the green coasts of France and Spain, including two memorable days in Bordeaux, class viticulture. Enjoy four included excursions, sightseeing in La Rochelle, Bordeaux, La Coruna and St Malo.

Mykonos to Southampton via Lisbon

Piraeus (for Athens)

Palma

GREECE

MAJORCA

Katakalon from Southampton via Malaga

GREECE

Valletta MALTA

Milos Heraklion

CRETE

os, Olympia and

Athens

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Bringing all the advantages of traditional smaller ship cruises to the ‘Cruise Capital of the UK’, Fred. Olsen’s cruises from Southampton offer guests chances to see the world in classic style and in the company of hundreds, not thousands, of like-minded travellers. Southampton is the departure port for an extensive selection of Fred. Olsen cruise holidays, including rewarding European city breaks; incredible explorations of Iceland and Norway’s awe-inspiring fjordland; journeys into

the Mediterranean, the Baltic and the Adriatic; and transatlantic crossings to the gorgeous Caribbean, as well as South and North America. There’s even a choice of epic Grand Voyages and World Cruises, once-in-a-lifetime journeys to inspirational, far-flung destinations. Beautiful, size-restricted waterways and unspoilt natural wonders; spectacular New Year’s Eve celebrations in the Canaries and Madeira; spectacular islands offering a taste of paradise; the iconic sites and authentic cultures of captivating cities in Australia, Japan, India and beyond; and some of the most remote, unspoilt places on earth – Southampton is the starting point for discovering all this and much more.

Introducing Bolette Proudly bearing the name of Fred. Olsen Jnr’s great-great-grandmother, Bolette harbours an historic connection to the Olsen family. Exuding classic, elegant style in her exterior and interior design, and featuring spacious and comfortable public areas, as well as just 690 cabins, our flagship leads our fleet of smaller ships by example. She can travel at high speeds, enabling us to reach destinations quicker, meaning our journey planners can craft itineraries that include more visits to ports and places on even our shorter cruises, and more time sailing the most scenic routes. Bolette provides guests with plenty of space to relax within the bars, lounges, theatres and out on the open decks. The Observatory is where you can enjoy the scenic cruising through large panoramic windows. The Auditorium hosts cooking demonstrations as well as specialist enrichment talks and evening movie nights. Up on deck eight, you’ll find our Lido Bar and swimming pool. The retractable roof means you can enjoy a swim year-round, wherever you’re cruising. And of course, with friendly staff providing our typical level of personal, attentive service, there’s an intimate feel to the on board experience too. 8

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New Year Escape to the Canaries Bolette • Sail from Southampton 14 nights • 4 January 2022 Cruise Code T2200 • Prices from £1,499pp Includes FREE tips & £100pp Onboard Spend

In Search of the Northern Lights Bolette • Sail from Southampton 14 nights • 30 January 2022 Cruise Code T2202A • Prices from £1,599pp Includes FREE tips & £100pp Onboard Spend

Cabin Type

Price from

Interior Twin

£1,599pp

Ocean View Twin

£1,949pp

Balcony Twin

£3,699pp

Single

£3,399

Cabin Type

Price from

Interior Twin

£1,499pp

Ocean View Twin

£1,759pp

Balcony Twin

£2,909pp

Single

£3,199

Cabin Type

Price from

Interior Twin

£2,099pp

Ocean View Twin

£2,859pp

Balcony Twin

£4,299pp

Single

£4,189pp

Ancient Adriatic with Venice Bolette • Sail from Southampton 19 nights • 13 February 2022 Cruise Code T2203A • Prices from £2,099pp Includes FREE tips & £100pp Onboard Spend

Discover the Amalfi Coast Bolette • Sail from Southampton 15 nights • 14 April 2022 Cruise Code T2207 • Prices from £2,199pp Includes FREE tips & £100pp Onboard Spend

Cabin Type

Price from

Interior Twin

£2,199pp

Ocean View Twin

£2,899pp

Balcony Twin

£4,299pp

Single

£4,398

Norwegian Fjords & Mighty Waterfalls Bolette • Sail from Southampton 7 nights • 15 May 2022 Cruise Code T2210 • Prices from £1,099pp Includes FREE tips & £50pp Onboard Spend

Scenic Summertime Norwegian Fjords Bolette • Sail from Southampton 7 nights • 2 July 2022 Cruise Code T2214 • Prices from £1,149pp Includes FREE tips & £50pp Onboard Spend

Cabin Type

Price from

Interior Twin

£1,149pp

Ocean View Twin

£1,399pp

Balcony Twin

£2,199pp

Single

£1,899

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Cabin Type

Price from

Interior Twin

£1,099pp

Ocean View Twin

£1,299pp

Balcony Twin

£2,149pp

Single

£1,999

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Round Britain & Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration Thursday, 26th May 2022 for 12 nights Autumn Saver Discount £1,219pp Ambassador Expedition Fare £1,596pp Introducing Premium Regional Coaching Half price introductory offer from £40pp return, on 14 select 2022 Ambience sailings from 80 convenient local area pick up points Day

Port

Country

Arrive

Depart

1

London Tilbury

UK

1700hrs

2

At Sea

3

Rosyth, for Edinburgh Aberdeen anchorage Kirkwall, Orkney Isles Portree, Isle of Skye anchorage Tobermory, Isle of Mull anchorage Belfast

UK

0800hrs

2200hrs

UK

0800hrs

1900hrs

UK

0800hrs

1600hrs

UK

0800hrs

1900hrs

UK

0700hrs

1900hrs

UK

0800hrs

2100hrs

UK

0700hrs

1500hrs

UK

0800hrs

1900hrs

Channel Isles

0700hrs

1900hrs

12

Holyhead, Isle of Anglesey St Mary’s, Isles of Scilly anchorage St Peter Port, Guernsey anchorage Honfleur

France

0800hrs

1600hrs

13

London Tilbury

UK

0900hrs

4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

Ambassador Expedition Package includes: • Gratuities & Service charges for the duration of your cruise • Non-alcoholic beverages including unlimited soft drinks • House brands from the Bar List (by glass) • House wines (white, red, rose) • Premium wines (white, red, rose) • Premium drinks from the bar (by glass) • Premium teas & speciality coffees

Ambassador Cruise Line - Brand guidelines

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Grand Black Sea and Mediterranean Sunday, 23 October 2022 for 32 nights Autumn Saver Discount £2,519pp Ambassador Expedition Fare £3,425pp

Day

Port

Country

1

London Tilbury

UK

2-3

At Sea

4

Leixoes

Portugal

0900hrs

1700hrs

5

At Sea

6

Cadiz

Spain

0700hrs

1700hrs

7-8

At Sea

9

Palermo, Sicily

Italy

0800hrs

1500hrs

10-11

At Sea

12

Burgas

Bulgaria

1300hrs

2000hrs

13

Constanta

Romania

0700hrs

1700hrs

14

Odessa

Ukraine

0800hrs

2200hrs

15

At Sea

16

Istanbul

Turkey

0600hrs

2300hrs

17

At Sea

18

Piraeus, for Athens

Greece

0500hrs

1900hrs

19

At Sea

20

Limassol

Cyprus

0800hrs

1800hrs

21

Haifa, for Jerusalem

Israel

0700hrs

2300hrs

22

At Sea

23

Alexandria, for Cairo

Egypt

0400hrs

2200hrs

24-25 At Sea

26 Catania, Sicily 27-28 At Sea 29 Gibraltar

Italy Gibraltar

0700hrs 0800hrs

1300hrs 1400hrs

30-32 At Sea

33

UK

0900hrs

London Tilbury

Arrive

Depart 1630hrs

Introducing Ambience Launching in April 2022, sailing from London Tilbury, Ambience will offer a British cruise experience aboard a smaller ship. She offers a feeling of spaciousness onboard, with a number of bars to entertain you and a choice of restaurants. Ambience Overview Guest Capacity: 798 cabins (1400 guests)

Built: 1991 (refit 2017) Officers & Crew: British and International

Sails from: London Tilbury Launches: 6 April 2022

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SAIL AWAY ON A SHORT BREAK

Think short break, think escaping to luxurious days at sea, great doorstep destinations and a blissful blend of time-out. You can sail year round, maybe enjoy a well-deserved weekend away with friends or maybe a romantic few days away, whatever you are looking for our selected short breaks could be just the tonic.

Queen Mary 2 • 28 November 2021 • 3 nights Cherbourg Short Break from £429pp

Bolette • 29 April 2022 • 5 nights Springtime Tulips & Floriade from £649pp

Southampton – Hamburg – Southampton

Southampton - Amsterdam - Rotterdam - Southampton

Bolette • 2 December 2021 • 4 nights Amsterdam City Break from £349pp

Britannia • 29 April 2022 • 4 nights Amsterdam Short Break from £349pp

Southampton – Amsterdam – Rotterdam – Southampton

Southampton – Rotterdam (for Amsterdam) - Southampton

Ventura • 7 February 2022 • 4 nights Amsterdam Short Break from £299pp

Celebrity Silhouette • 26 May 2022 • 4 nights Bruges & Amsterdam from £583pp

Southampton – Ijmuiden (for Amsterdam) – Southampton

Southampton – Zeebrugge (for Bruges) – Amsterdam - Southampto

TELEPHONE: 01243 871664 43 Aldwick Road, Bognor Regis, PO21 2NL Terms & Conditions: Prices shown are correct at time of publication (October 2021). All fares and benefits shown in this brochure are subject to availability and can be withdrawn without notice. Individual cruise operators terms and conditions apply to each booking and can be supplied upon request. All cruise passengers are currently required to be double vaccinated against Covid-19 and prove their Covid status plus lateral flow testing at embarkation. Offers shown are for new bookings only and cannot be applied retrospectively or in conjunction with other promotional offers. All fares are based on two passengers sharing the lead in priced accommodation, unless otherwise stated. There may be additional charges to pay, fuel supplements or gratuities or taxes – please check at the time of booking. Some ports may be at anchor. Where shown Free Transfers apply to passengers residing in the Sussex Cruise Club (SCC) pick up area, please call for further details. Transfers maybe by taxi or Woods coach. The Sussex Cruise Club is a trading name of the Woods Travel Group.

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