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5 Reasons Why Holidays Are Good for Your Health

Summer is still with us, we all know that the Great British Weather can be a tad unpredictable.  If you’ve been considering a holiday but are not sure you can afford it this year, I’m give you some perfectly good reasons why you NEED a holiday for health reasons, of course.  It will also give you some great reasons to win over your boss if she’s not keen on you going away this year. It Boosts your Mental Health We all know that feeling when it starts getting hot and suddenly sitting in a stifling office without proper aircon is just too much to bear.  While having lunch outside is […]

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What Entertainment Is There On board A Cruise?

On a cruise ship, entertainment is always guaranteed. The ability to have fun is something that we might not always take for granted, but on holiday, we shouldn’t expect anything less. After all, you’ve paid for it, so the least you can expect is to be entertained. Onboard entertainment is now part and parcel of what’s on offer with a cruise. Whether it’s for the kids, strictly adults-only or something the whole family can enjoy, there’s always going to be plenty of options to keep everyone happy “IS THERE ENOUGH TO DO ON THE SHIP TO KEEP US BUSY FOR 14 DAYS? THE ANSWER, IN SHORT, IS YES.” One of […]

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Repositional Cruises

Why Repositional Cruises Are a Great Investment

Although Summer Cruises are all the rage, Spring and Autumn cruises are becoming more popular every year.  One reason is that the price is much lower while the weather is still OK, but the biggest reason is that this is the time of year for repositional cruises.   What is a Repositional Cruise? They are the unsung heroes of the cruise industry. Most cruise ships tend to follow the same return route, for instance, starting in Barcelona and then ending there for your flight back home.  This is a convenient way to book flights, but it also means that you will see some places twice.  Repositioning cruises are different in […]

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Fake holiday sickness claims threaten to increase the cost of holidays by 15%.

  ‘Fake Sickness’ claims have been an issue in the travel industry for some time, but the number of these types of claims has spiraled in recent years bringing big repercussions to not only the industry but also to UK passengers. It has been reported that the Spanish Hotel industry alone, has suffered losses of over £50 million pounds a year due to these types of claims! And whilst a claimant may be rewarded between £500-£2000, the actual legal costs can actually total up to £50,000!!! It is believed that the rise in these bogus claims is down to rogue firms touting for business outside of resorts and hotels in popular […]

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What Makes a Great Cruise Deal?

Find out how to spot a great cruise deal with these 7 tips.   If you’re new to cruise holidays, it can be a little confusing at first. Different cruise lines vary their terminology slightly and things like your grade of room or your onboard package can become unclear. Being unsure about these things can really affect anyone’s ability to understand whether they’re getting a great value for their money, which is why we thought we would make things easy and talk about some of the most common offers and promotions for cruise holidays and explain why they add value and who they might be most beneficial to. So let’s jump […]

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10 Animals You Can Spot from a Cruise Ship

Grab your binoculars, because we’re about to spot some wildlife!   Travelling the world by sea has some pretty great perks, and one of them is the wildlife spotting opportunities. With over 230,000 known species of plant and animal life in the worlds oceans, chances are good that you’re going to spot something along your cruise journey. In case you’re wondering what kind of wildlife you’ll have the opportunity to see, take a look at these 10 animals you can spot from a cruise ship and learn more about the destinations where you’re most likely to see them…   A photo posted by Brian Skerry (@brianskerry) on Oct 25, 2015 […]

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