Small Ship Cruising with Blue Water Holidays
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Our Top Cruise Line Offers!
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!
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 30 Sep 2014
Save up to £500pp on 2015 departures! Subject to availability
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
Save up to £1000 per couple on 2015 departures! Book by 30 Sept 2014
Save up to 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 £1000 per couple on 2015 departures! Ends 30 Sep 2014
NORTHERN LIGHTS PROMISE: Next voyage free if the lights don't appear! Exclusive price from just £949pp!
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
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
Splendours of Southern France
Save £2000 per couple plus free Business Class upgrade!
Sample the fine wines and gastronomic delights of the Burgundy region and visit ancient towns and villages which influenced many famous artists including Van Gogh. Includes shore excursions, travel package from the UK, butler service, complimentary drinks and all gratuities
Book by 30 Sep 2014 for an exclusive discount of up to £1050pp!
Visit the spectacular capital cities of Budapest and Vienna and discover the breathtaking scenery of the Wachau Valley on this superb itinerary. Includes flights, transfers and excursions
Porto and the Douro River
Book any 2015 departure and receive our exclusive 5% discount!
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
Vietnam and Cambodia Highlights
Second passenger flies free! Save up to £1400 per couple!
See the highlights of Vietnam and Cambodia on this 13-night cruise and land tour with hotel stays in Ho Chi Minh City and Siem Reap. Includes travel package from the UK, Freedom of Choice Touring and signature experiences
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
Paris and the Heart of Normandy
Book by 30 Sep 2014 for an exclusive discount of up to £800pp!
Explore the magnificent city of Paris, visit Claude Monet’s house and gardens in Giverny and see the Normandy beaches. Includes flights, transfers and excursions
Second passenger goes free! Now from just £2015pp.
See the tropical rainforests of Phuket, navigate the limestone karsts of Krabi Bay and enjoy an overnight stay in the old capital of Burma, Yangon, with Includes shore excursions, guest speakers, gratuities and return flights
Book by 31 Oct 2014 to save up to £1800 per couple!
See spectacular scenery, fairytale castles and ornate architecture as you journey along the picturesque River Rhine from Amsterdam to Basel. Includes return flights from the UK, shore excursions and complimentary drinks with lunch and dinner
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
Baltic Cities and St Petersburg
Save up to 20% plus second passenger cruises half price!
Discover rich history and architectural treasures on this superb no-fly holiday from Newcastle to the fascinating Baltic cities, with a two day stay in St Petersburg and a transit of the Kiel Canal