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Winter Round Voyage

NORTHERN LIGHTS PROMISE: Next voyage free if the lights don't appear! Exclusive price from just £949pp!

Winter Round Voyage offer 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
Capitals of Central Europe

Book by 29 Nov 2014 for an exclusive £550pp discount!

Capitals of Central Europe offer Discover the magnificent capital cities of Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest on this Danube holiday with a hotel stay in Prague. Includes flights, transfers and home pick up service
Holland and the Romantic Rhine Valley

Exclusive 5% discount on all flight inclusive packages!

Holland and the Romantic Rhine Valley offer This round-trip voyage from Amsterdam features the scenic Middle Rhine and the Lorelei rock, plus the main riverside towns in Germany and Holland
Classic Prague and Danube Delights

Book by 1 Dec 2014 to save up to £1000 per couple plus low deposit!

Classic Prague and Danube Delights offer Enjoy a 3-night hotel stay in historic Prague and a cruise along the Danube visiting the capital cities of Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest. Includes return flights from the UK, shore excursions and complimentary drinks with lunch and dinner
River Loire Cruise New for 2015

Exclusive 5% discount on all flight inclusive packages!

River Loire Cruise New for 2015 offer 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
Seychelles Garden of Eden Cruise

Second passenger cruises free! Fly/cruise package from £1620pp.

Seychelles Garden of Eden Cruise offer Explore the beautiful Seychelles on this 8-night cruise holiday from Mahe on board MY Pegasus, with oppportunities to swim, snorkel and dive in the crystal clear waters and relax on golden beaches
Enchanting Rhone

Book by 28 Nov 2014 to save up to £3300 per couple!

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
In the Wake of Pioneers

Up to 500 Euro flight credit on 4 Jul departure!

In the Wake of Pioneers offer Join L'Austral and follow in the footsteps of gold miners on this superb luxury voyage to Alaska, home to exceptional flora and fauna including the majestic Bald Eagle
Enticing Douro

Exclusive £50pp discount on all departures!

Enticing Douro offer Discover the terraced vineyards and sleepy fishing villages along the Douro on this round-trip from Porto on brand new AmaVida with included shore excursions
Scandinavian Cities

Second passenger cruises free! Now from just £550pp.

Scandinavian Cities offer Explore five diverse cities on this superb no-fly holiday to Scandinavia on Magellan, with a transit of the famous Kiel Canal
Adriatic and Aegean Serenade

Book by 30 Nov 2014 to save up to £555pp!

Adriatic and Aegean Serenade offer Admire Corfu's impressive architecture, take in Crete's rich history and explore the idyllic Greek island of Santorini on this fascinating voyage from Athens to Istanbul, with included return flights from the UK, gratuities, expert guest lecturers and optional shore excursions
Authentic India

Second passenger flies free! Save up to £900 per couple!

Authentic India offer Discover India's hidden gems on this excellent-value APT Travelmarvel holiday combining a 12-night cruise along the Lower Ganges on board Rajmahal and an overnight stay in the bustling city of Kolkata. Includes return flights from the UK and shore excursions
Our Top Cruise Line Offers!
Northern Lights Promise
Northern Lights Promise

Book a Round Voyage for this winter and if the lights don't appear, we'll give you another voyage free! Exclusive price from just £949pp!

Northern Lights Promise
CroisiEurope
CroisiEurope

Exclusive 5% discount on all flight inclusive packages or receive £50 M&S vouchers for all cruise only bookings! Offers end 31 Dec 2014

CroisiEurope
Avalon Waterways
Avalon Waterways

Book by 29 Nov 2014 for an exclusive discount of up to £900pp on 2015 departures!

Avalon Waterways
Viking River Cruises
Viking River Cruises

Save up to £2100 per couple on all 2015 departures! Book by 30 Nov 2014

Viking River Cruises
Star Clippers
Star Clippers

Save up to 20% with an exclusive early booking discount on 2015/16 tall ship cruises in the Mediterranean and Caribbean!

Star Clippers
Travelmarvel by APT
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!

Travelmarvel by APT
APT
APT

Second passenger flies free on Yangtze and Mekong cruise and land tours - save up to £1300 per couple! Ends 28 Feb 2015

APT
Emerald Waterways
Emerald Waterways

Save up to £2400 per couple on 2015 departures! Plus free Pamper Package on selected dates. Ends 1 Dec 2014

Emerald Waterways
Scenic Tours
Scenic Tours

Save up to £2100pp on 2015 departures plus free Business Class Upgrade on some dates!

Scenic Tours
AmaWaterways
AmaWaterways

Exclusive £50pp discount on all departures!

AmaWaterways
Megayachts
Megayachts

Save up to £1950 per couple on a relaxing megayacht cruise to the Greek Islands, Seychelles or Costa Rica!

Megayachts
Uniworld
Uniworld

Save up to £2300 per couple on 2015 departures! Book by 31 Dec 2014

Uniworld
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Blue Water Holidays Information
Northern Lights Promise
Northern Lights Promise

Book a Round Voyage for this winter and if the lights don't appear, we'll give you another voyage free! Exclusive price from just £949pp!

Northern Lights Promise
CroisiEurope
CroisiEurope

Exclusive 5% discount on all flight inclusive packages or receive £50 M&S vouchers for all cruise only bookings! Offers end 31 Dec 2014

CroisiEurope
Avalon Waterways
Avalon Waterways

Book by 29 Nov 2014 for an exclusive discount of up to £900pp on 2015 departures!

Avalon Waterways
Viking River Cruises
Viking River Cruises

Save up to £2100 per couple on all 2015 departures! Book by 30 Nov 2014

Viking River Cruises

"Our Danube cruise was fantastic - truly 5 star. We will certainly use you again!"
RT, River Danube

"We had a fabulous time in Antarctica, excellent service from Blue Water."
KL, Antarctica

"Fantastic break with memorable experiences and the Northern Lights! Thank you."
BS, Northern Lights

"Thank you for making our holiday so special, your staff are wonderful and go that extra mile."
VE, Star Clippers

"Very friendly service from Blue Water, I felt I could phone and ask anything."
DM, Northern Lights

"Very happy with the way you booked our Star Clipper cruise this year."
SJ, Star Clippers

"We enjoyed our cruise on Lord of the Glens enormously, in fact it was a perfect holiday."
JW, Scottish Highlands

"Superb holiday, really enjoyable. Thank you for looking after us."
PG, Greek Islands

"Cruising on a small ship with attentive staff is simply excellent. Thank you!"
JP, Croatia Coast

"I was very pleased with the whole holiday and would certainly use Blue Water again."
HW, Spitsbergen

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