Carnival Horizon Cruise Ship

Everything You Need to Know About the Carnival Horizon

Learn more about the incredible Carnival Horizon cruise ship with our blog guide below.
Carnival Horizon
The Atrium centrepiece is digitally designed and changes colours and patterns
Havana Seating Area

Due for delivery in March 2018, with her first sailing scheduled for the following month, Carnival Horizon is the sister ship of Carnival Vista, and will feature many of her most popular attributes.

The 133,500-ton ship, which is currently being built in the Italian shipyard of Fincantieri, will hold up to 3,936 passengers at double occupancy, with 15 decks and some 1,450 crew members.

Alongside beautifully designed new stateroom categories – which include expanded family staterooms, luxury Cloud 9 Spa …

Read More

Lego Experience on MSC Cruises

Activities for Kids on MSC Cruises

Find out what activities for kids are available on MSC Cruises to ensure little ones and teenagers alike, are kept entertained during your holiday.

 

If you’re new to cruising, it’s likely that you’ll only be familiar with Royal Caribbean and P&O cruise lines, after all they have some of the strongest advertising campaigns here in the UK. Whilst Royal Caribbean and P&O offer an incredible experience, they can be a little pricier compared to more unfamiliar cruise brands such as MSC Cruises. Because of the price different, it’s easy to think that the experience with a lesser-known cruise line might be inferior, but we wanted to banish these misconceptions …

Read More

Repositional Cruises

Everything You Need to Know About the MSC Meraviglia

Find out more about the ‘wonder of the Mediterranean’… the MSC Meraviglia.

The MSC Meraviglia launched in June 2017 and it was one of the most eagerly anticipated cruise ships to enter the industry. It’s something of a flagship for MSC Cruises, who have integrated the latest technology into its design. It’s been nicknamed the ‘wonder of the Mediterranean’ and it is easy to see why with its focus on delivering mouthwatering Mediterranean-inspired dining, alluring Mediterranean itineraries and a wide variety of entertainment and activities to keep cruisers of all ages occupied.

The ship is packed with technology, from the two F1 simulators to the 482 sqm LED …

Read More

Jane McDonald cruises on the MSC Meraviglia

Cruising with Jane McDonald on the MSC Meraviglia

The MSC Meraviglia is set to star in Cruising with Jane McDonald – the hit TV series from Channel 5!

 

 

Jane McDonald, who is a cruise legend herself, will board the MSC Meraviglia to discover the ‘wonder’ of the Mediterranean.

After the huge success of Cruising with Jane McDonald earlier this year the cruising legend is back for series two where she is set to explore more amazing ships and exotic destinations. The four-part travel show will see Jane set sail for a second time with MSC Cruises, the world’s largest family-owned cruise line, this time to explore the sights and scenery of the Mediterranean onboard the Company’s …

Read More

Norwegian Bliss in Alaska rendering

Everything You Need to Know About the Norwegian Bliss

Find out all about the Norwegian Bliss from Norwegian Cruise Line in our blog guide below.

Set to launch in June 2018, the Norwegian Bliss is the 16th ship in the Norwegian Cruise Line fleet. Cruisers hoping to travel on the Bliss can enjoy Caribbean and Alaska itineraries with selected sailings along the Mexican Riviera.

The ship has been designed to incorporate many of the features that Norwegian cruise line are known for that promote a sense of freedom and flexibility onboard.

Ship Stats

Gross Tonnage: 167,800
Guest Capacity: 4,004 guests
Overall Length: 329.8m  (1,082ft)
Cruise Speed: 23.2 knots
Max Beam (wide point of ship below waterline): 41.5m …

Read More

Carnival Cruise Ship Funnel

10 Things We Love About Carnival Cruise Line

Find out why Carnival is the funnest cruise line at sea!

Here at Cruise Nation, we pride ourselves on having helped thousands of people book their first ever cruise. Because we specialise in new-to-cruise bookings, we think it’s important to help our customers decide which is the right cruise line for them. With this in mind, we’ve created a Top 10 series to tell you 10 of the things we love best about each cruise line we work with, so you can find out a bit more about them.

To kick things off, who better to start with than the funnest cruise line at sea… Carnival! Here’s our …

Read More