Small Ship Cruising with Blue Water Holidays
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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 July 2014
Save £500pp on all 2015 departures! Book by 29 Aug 2014
Save £1500 per couple on 2015 departures! Book by 31 July 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 £800pp on 2014/15 departures with our exclusive discount!
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! Book by 31 July 2014
Enjoy the yaching experience on an island-hopping cruise in the Mediterranean - save up to £1610 per couple!
Save up to £3230 per couple on selected 2014 departures! Subject to availability
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
Free flights from London and overseas transfers on 20 Oct 2014 departure!
Visit the highlights of Holland and Germany including the famous house of Anne Frank in Amsterdam, the red-walled castle in Heidelberg and the scenic Black Forest region on this journey from Amsterdam to Basel. Includes shore excursions
Save £1320 per couple on 15 Oct 2014 departure!
Enjoy a hotel stay in Munich, before exploring the highlights of Germany as you travel from Passau along the Danube, Main and Rhine. Includes flights, transfers and guided excursions
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
Northern Lights Winter Voyage
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
Exclusive fly/cruise package from just £1095pp!
Explore the imperial capital cities of Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest and the famous Benedictine Abbey at Melk on this unique roundtrip from Passau along the River Danube with a choice superb value optional excursions
Paris and the River Seine
Second passenger cruises half price on 2 Aug 2014 departure!
Explore the magnificent cities of Paris and Rouen and the charming town of Honfleur, including unlimited complimentary drinks onboard and optional shore excursions
Fly/cruise package from £1399pp on Sep 13, 20 and Oct 4 2014!
Sail from Venice aboard tall ship Royal Clipper exploring the highlights of the sparkling Adriatic coastline including glorious Dubrovnik to palm-fringed Hvar
Free flights from London and overseas transfers on 1 Sep and 27 Oct 2014 departures!
Journey through Eastern Europe towards the Black Sea through Hungary, Serbia and Bulgaria with included shore excursions
In the Realms of Great Explorers
Book now and save up to £4190pp with our exclusive discount!
Follow in the steps of the great polar explorers on this unique voyage sailing from Buenos Aires to the historic Falkland Islands and South Georgia and on to the spectacular Antarctic Peninsula
Save up to £500pp - now from just £1150pp!
Discover the idyllic Cyclades, including some of the lesser known Greek Islands on board the traditional motor-yacht Galileo, from Athens
Book now and save up to £4400 per couple on 2014 departures!
Explore the highlights of Europe on this superb all-inclusive voyage from Amsterdam to Budapest. Includes shore excursions, return flights from the UK, butler service and all gratuities