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Small Ship Cruising with Blue Water Holidays

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Cruise Agent Achievement Awards - Winner Cruise Agency of the Year 2015

Our Top Offers!
  • Thailand and Langkawi
  • Save up to 20% plus extra exclusive £50pp!
  • Thailand and Langkawi offer
    Brand new for 2016, this superb itinerary on authentic sailing ship Star Clipper explores the iydllic islands scattered off the coast of Phuket in Thailand and picturesque Langkawi in Malaysia, with oportunities for snorkelling and watersports
  • 7 Nights, Cruise Only from £900pp
  • Danube Delights
  • Save up to £1000 per couple on 2015 departures!
  • Danube Delights offer
    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
  • 7 Nights, Fly Cruise from £995pp
  • Enchanting Rhine
  • FREE flights on selected 2015 dates - flight inclusive package from just £1299pp!
  • Enchanting Rhine offer
    Visit the highlights of Holland and Germany including the famous house of Anne Frank in Amsterdam, the magnificent Gothic Cathedral in Cologne and the 'La Petite France' district in Strasbourg. Includes shore excursions and drinks with meals
  • 7 Nights, Cruise Only from £1225pp
  • Mekong Discoverer
  • Save £1000 per couple on all departures!
  • Mekong Discoverer offer
    A superb holiday combining a 7-night Mekong River cruise on the luxurious Mekong Navigator and hotel stays in colourful Ho Chi Minh City and Siem Reap, gateway to the famous Angkor Wat. Includes flights from the UK, EmeraldPLUS excursions and complimentary drinks with lunch and dinner
  • 13 Nights, Fly Cruise from £2195pp
  • French Riviera and Spain
  • Save 20% plus extra exclusive £50pp on 2016 dates!
  • French Riviera and Spain offer
    Explore the charming towns of Calvi and St Tropez along the glamorous French Riviera on this sailing cruise on Star Flyer to Barcelona
  • 7 Nights, Cruise Only from £1058pp
  • Porto and the Douro River
  • Save 5% on all flight inclusive package prices!
  • Porto and the Douro River offer
    See the steep vineyards along the Douro in the spring and autumn on this short break from Porto with plenty of opportunity to visit the highlights on optional excursions
  • 5 Nights, Cruise Only from £549pp
  • Lisbon and the Beautiful Douro
  • Double savings of £400pp on 2016 dates - now from just £2339pp!
  • Lisbon and the Beautiful Douro offer
    See the beautiful terraced vineyards, medieval cities and World Heritage Sites on this voyage from Porto, beginning with a 3-night pre-cruise stay in historic Lisbon. Includes return flights from the UK, guided excursions and unlimited drinks onboard
  • 10 Nights, Fly Cruise from £2339pp
  • Phuket to Singapore
  • Save 10% plus extra exclusive £50pp!
  • Phuket to Singapore offer
    Join authentic sailing ship Star Clipper in Phuket and explore some of Thailand's most beautiful islands before heading to Penang and Malacca in Malaysia on this brand new voyage
  • 7 Nights, Cruise Only from £1110pp
  • Majestic Burma
  • Second passenger flies free on 2017 dates! Save £1000 per couple!
  • Majestic Burma offer
    Explore Burma, a breathtaking land that has been left untouched for a generation on this APT Travelmarvel cruise on brand new ship Princess Panhwar up the mighty Irrawaddy from Yangon to Mandalay. Includes return flights from the UK and excursions
  • 16 Nights, Fly Cruise from £3495pp
  • Normandy Landing Beaches
  • Save up to £1920 per couple on selected 2015 dates - now from £1340pp!
  • Normandy Landing Beaches offer
    Superb value voyage along the Seine from Paris to charming towns and the Normandy landing beaches of World War II. Includes flights, transfers and guided excursions. Eurostar option is also available
  • 7 Nights, Fly Cruise from £1340pp
  • Elegant Elbe
  • Save up to £1000pp plus FREE private home to airport transfers on 2016 dates!
  • Elegant Elbe offer
    A 9-night holiday along the Elbe through Germany and the Czech Republic with hotel stays in Berlin and Prague. Includes travel package from the UK
  • 9 Nights, Fly Cruise from £1245pp
  • Enchanting Rhone
  • Save £2000 per couple on 2015 dates!
  • Enchanting Rhone offer
    Sample the gastronomic delights, fine wines and see the magnificent architecture of the Beaujolais region on this luxury, all inclusive cruise. Includes shore excursions, return flights or Eurostar from the UK, butler service and complimentary drinks
  • 7 Nights, Fly Cruise from £2245pp
Our Top Cruise Line Offers!
  • Norway Coastal Voyages
  • Norway Coastal Voyages
    Save an exclusive £50pp plus receive up to £100pp OBC on selected flight inclusive departures. Book by 31 Aug 2015
  • CroisiEurope
  • CroisiEurope
    Exclusive £100pp discount on all 7-night flight inclusive packages or 5% on all other cruises!
  • Avalon Waterways
  • Avalon Waterways
    Save up to £700pp, free airport hotel stay OR free pre- or post-cruise extension on 2016 cruises! Offers are not combinable. Book by 15 Sep 2015. T&Cs apply
  • Viking River Cruises
  • Viking River Cruises
    Save up to £1000pp plus FREE private home to airport transfers on 2016 dates! Home to airport transfer applies within 50 miles of airport. Ends 31 Jul 2015
  • Star Clippers
  • Star Clippers
    Save up to 20% plus an extra exclusive £50pp on 2016/17 tall ship sailing cruises! Book by 31 Jan 2016
  • Travelmarvel by APT
  • Travelmarvel by APT
    Second passenger flies free on a superb selection of cruises along the Mekong, Yangtze, Ganges and Irrawaddy! Book by 31 Jul 2015
  • APT
  • APT
    Exclusive savings of up to £1250pp on Europe river cruises! Or journey along the Mekong, Yangtze and Ganges - second passenger flies free on selected 2016/17 dates!
  • Emerald Waterways
  • Emerald Waterways
    Save £2000 per couple PLUS complimentary Premium Drinks Package on 2016 departures! Book by 31 Aug 2015
  • Scenic
  • Scenic
    Save up to £3000 per couple on 2015 dates or book a 2016 departure and save up to £2500 per couple! Book by 31 Jul 2015
  • AmaWaterways
  • AmaWaterways
    Exclusive discount of up to £650pp on 2016 departures plus superb 2015 flight inclusive packages! Book by 31 Jul 2015
  • Megayachts
  • Megayachts
    Save up to 25% on the cruise cost on a relaxing megayacht cruise to the Greek Islands, Seychelles or Costa Rica!
  • Uniworld
  • Uniworld
    Save up to £4540 per couple on 2015 cruises exploring the heart of Europe! Or enjoy double savings of up to £1800 per couple on 2016 dates!