CLIA Cruise Week 2015 launches today. Here are some of the best deals on offer
Today marks the start of CLIA Cruise Week 2015: a celebration of all things at sea. Here’s a selection of the best offers and promotions for the coming season from some of the world’s leading cruise lines.
Offer: The choice of free airport parking or airport lounge access worth £100 per reservation, available with flight-inclusive 2016 European river cruise bookings.
Seven additional deals on 2016 itineraries, offering free flights from London and savings from £340 to £800 per person. The seven-night itineraries include Bordeaux to Bordeaux, saving £350 per person; Budapest to Vilshofen, Germany, with a £340 saving per person; Amsterdam to Basel, Switzerland, saving £400 – 430 per person; Paris to Paris, saving £390 per person.
0808 256 8422; amawaterways.co.uk
Offer: 30 per cent off staterooms on American Queen (Mississippi) and American Express (Pacific Northwest) cruises departing from October to December 2015.
Offer is available until October 31, 2015.
01223 568904; aqsc.com
Offer: Savings of £100 per person on selected Royal Collection river cruises in Europe and selected APT Luxury and Travelmarvel by APT river cruises in Asia.
0800 046 3002; aptouring.co.uk
Offer: A Fortnum & Mason’s luxury food hamper worth £60 for anyone booking a 2016 Avalon cruise during Cruise Week. The hamper will be delivered within a one month period from the date of booking.
Savings are also available on selected river cruises for departures in 2015.
0800 668 1843; avaloncruises.co.uk
Offer: Discounts of up to 25 per cent for selected 2016 sailings, with destinations including the Greek islands, New Orleans and the Caribbean, and Vietnam and Thailand. Book by October 31, 2015.
0844 493 4016; azamaraclubcruises.co.uk
Santorini, Greece Photo: Alamy
Offer: $100 on-board credit per stateroom, available across the Carnival fleet. Offer is open from September 19-30, 2015 for voyages sailing between September 19, 2015 and May 31, 2016.
Carnival is also offering $150 on-board credit per stateroom, exclusive to cruises on Carnival Vista booked from September 19-30, 2015.
0843 374 2272; carnival.co.uk
Offer: Two free perks on 2016 European cruises, available from a choice of four: a classic beverage package, on-board credit of $150, prepaid gratuities, and unlimited internet.
There is a bonus offer of US$100 to spend on board, and booking deposits are half price.
0844 493 2043; celebritycruises.co.uk
Offer: Savings of up to 30 per cent, as well as ‘buy one get one half price offers’, all on selected sailings.
0844 998 3877; cruiseandmaritime.com
Offer: Savings of up to £800 per person when booking a river cruise.
Also, on-board premium drinks package for just £29 per person on every eight-, 10- and 11-day cruise, or £49 per person on every 15- and 17-day cruise.
0808 256 7518; emeraldwaterways.co.uk
Offer: £50 per person per night on selected cruises to the Caribbean, Canary Islands, Madeira and the Azores, the Mediterranean, Scandinavia and more.
Guests in an outside cabin or above can upgrade to all-inclusive drinks packages from just £5 per person per night.
0845 314 3524; fredolsencruises.com
Offer: 50 per cent discount for second passengers on Hapag-Lloyd’s Venezuela to Cuba cruise, departing October 24, 2016.
On-board credit is offered for both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks: €100 per person on cruises up to six nights; €150 per person on cruises lasting seven to nine nights; €200 on cruises longer than 10 days.
Offer: Up to $400 credit per stateroom (depending on room type and length of cruise) to spend on drinks, shore excursions or in the spa
0843 374 2300; hollandamerica.com
Offer: £200 off the line’s five- or six-day Arctic Highlights voyages.
020 3582 6642; hurtigruten.co.uk
Have a whale of a time on an Arctic cruise
Offer: Free balcony upgrades on holidays through to Winter 2016/17, available on select sailings. Bookings must be made before November 30, 2015.
Upgrades are available on all seven-night Mediterranean voyages.
0203 426 3010; msccruises.co.uk
Offer: Bookings for an Inside or Studio cabin include £35 on-board spending money, a free soda package, complimentary 100-minute internet package, or $50 specialty dining credit. Based on sailings after April 1, 2016.
0845 201 8900; ncl.co.uk
Offer: $300 on-board credit per cabin, valid until September 30, 2016. The on-board credit is per cabin and is valid for travel until 30 September, 2016. Quote ‘CW14’ on the phone to benefit from the offer, which is subject to availability.
0800 980 4027; ponant.com
Offer: Reduced rates on three cruises aboard Emerald Princess: a seven-night cruise to Spain and France, an 11-night voyage to the Canary Islands, and a 14-night Baltic cruise.
0843 374 4444; princess.com
Offer: Free chauffeur-driven transfer from home to departure airport for customers who book during Cruise Week. Available on selected sailings.
02380 682 280; rssc.com
Offer: A free excursions package worth up to £219 per person on all cruises on MS Serenity throughout 2016.
0844 544 6437; rivercruiseline.co.uk
Offer: 50 per cent off cruise-only fares on a selection of cruises, including a nine-night Greek islands trip on board Rhapsody of the Seas (departing October 30, 2015).
Plus, buy one get one half price on two itineraries: both seven-night cruises in the Western Caribbean (departing December 6, 2015) and the Arabian Gulf (departing from Dubai on December 14, 2015).
0844 493 3033; royalcaribbean.co.uk
Dubai, UAE Photo: Alamy
Offer: Free ‘Spoil Me’ packages for guests worth £510 per couple, including a Marriott Leisure Club day pass, 60-minute Decleor treatment for two, and €65 on-board credit per person.
0808 301 5028; scenic.co.uk
Offer: Savings of up to £100 per couple on the company’s 2016 river cruises, and half-price cabin upgrades on Shearings Chartered river cruises. To receive this offer, use the quote ‘TCR539’ when booking during Cruise Week.
0844 824 6351; shearings.com
Offer: Savings of £200 per person on the Danube Discoveries cruise, on board Filia Rheni II, departing 23 August 2016. Price £1,849.
Savings of £100 per person on The Enchanting River Douro cruise, on board Douro Princess, departing 21 April 2016. Price £1,349.
0800 988 5873; www.titantravel.co.uk
Offer: For all bookings made between 19 and 26 September, 2015, Swan Hellenic and Voyages of Discovery will pick one winner per brand from the total bookings made each day to win a VIP experience.
The 14 individuals (seven per brand) will receive a variety of luxury gifts including a bottle of Champagne, handmade truffles and an invitation to the Captain’s table dinner.
0185 8414 001; swanhellenic.com
0185 841 4002; voyagesofdiscovery.co.uk
Offer: $100 on-board credit with bookings for the 14-day Game Parks of South Africa cruise, departing January 4, 2016. To receive the credit, customers must book by September 30, 2015 and quote ‘Cruise Week’.
0845 437 9737; voyagestoantiquity.com