Small Ship Cruising with Blue Water Holidays
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Our Top Cruise Line Offers!
Book any 2015 departure and receive our exclusive 5% discount! Ends 30 Oct 2014
Viking River Cruises
Save up to £2100 per couple on all 2015 departures! Book by 31 Aug 2014
Save £500pp on all 2015 departures! Book by 29 Aug 2014
Save up to £2000 per couple on 2015 departures! Book by 15 Oct 2014
Save up to 20% with an exclusive early booking discount on 2015/16 tall ship cruises in the Mediterranean and Caribbean!
Travelmarvel by APT
Second passenger flies free on selected Travelmarvel by APT river cruise and land tours to the Far East! Now from just £2270pp!
Save up to £550pp on 2014/15 departures with our exclusive discount! Ends 31 Oct 2014
Free flights from London Gatwick on selected Autumn and Winter Norway coastal voyages - flight inclusive packages now from just £1099pp!
Save up to £1000 per couple on 2015 departures! Book by 30 Sept 2014
Save 10% on all 2015 departures! Subject to availability
Enjoy the yaching experience on an island-hopping cruise in the Mediterranean - save up to £1610 per couple!
Save up to £2600 per couple on selected 2014 departures! Subject to availability
Brand new and unique sail and stay package!
A once in a lifetime sailing holiday exploring the idyllic Cayman Islands and UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Cuba on board tall ship Star Flyer, with return flights from the UK, overseas transfers and hotel stays
Book now and save up to £2600 per couple on 2014 departures!
Journey through the heart of Europe along the picturesque Rhine from Amsterdam, through the Main-Danube Canal and onto the Danube to cosmopolitan Budapest, visiting historic cities and charming towns. Includes flights, transfers and guided excursions
Amazon and Orinoco Expedition
Book now and save up to 30% plus no single supplement!
A fascinating and unique expedition on brand new ship Le Lyrial exploring the Amazon and Orinoco, two legendary rivers home to endemic wildlife and vegetation, with daily Zodiac excursions
Free flights from London Gatwick on selected Nov/Dec 2014 dates!
Cruise the entire length of the dramatic Norway coast in search of the spectacular Northern Lights on this 11-night voyage with daily departures from Bergen to Kirkenes and return, calling at 34 ports
Last few cabins remaining for 2014 - save £900pp!
Admire ornate architecture in the capital cities of Vienna, Budapest and Bratislava and explore Melk’s magnificent Benedictine Abbey. Includes return flights from the UK, shore excursions and complimentary drinks with lunch and dinner
Viking Longship Rhine Discovery
Book by 31 Aug 2014 for an exclusive discount of up to £800pp!
Journey from Amsterdam to Basel in Switzerland in style on a brand new Viking Longship, discovering the impressive history, cultures and traditions. Includes travel package from the UK
Book by 15 Oct 2014 to save £2500 per couple!
Sample the best wines of the Medoc and Bordeaux, taste the local gastronomic delights and visit historic chateaux on this all-inclusive river cruise. Includes shore excursions, travel package from the UK, butler service, complimentary drinks and gratuities
River Loire Cruise - new for 2015
Exclusive Blue Water cruise on paddlewheel ship Loire Princesse!
Enjoy the rich heritage and regal history of the Loire Valley and its chateaux on this unique 7-night River Loire itinerary, offering a wide choice of optional excursions and complimentary drinks throughout
Sail and stay package from just £2699pp!
Experience the thrill of the 2015 Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix on this unique sailing voyage from Cannes on superb tall ship Star Flyer
Book now and save up to £4295pp with our exclusive discount!
A 9-night expedition voyage from Buenos Aires exploring the Drake Passage and Antarctic Peninsula, discovering an abundance of wildlife, from albatross to penguins and whales
Saint Lawrence and Niagara Falls
Brand new, exclusive fly/cruise package for 2015!
Explore the fascinating Canadian cities of Montreal, Toronto and Quebec and discover the spectacular Niagara Falls on this brand new holiday along the Saint Lawrence river. Includes return flights from the UK, overseas transfers and excursions
Book by 31 Oct 2014 to save an exclusive £300pp!
Explore the beautiful Port wine region and breathtaking World Heritage listed Douro Valley on this luxury holiday along the River Douro, with Signature Experiences and Freedom of Choice Touring