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Whether you want to experience the magic of a cruise but you’re short on time, or you simply feel like getting away from it all for a few days, one of our amazing mini cruise deals can offer you a taster of exciting new destinations at incredibly low prices.

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We have a wide range of short cruises, with many of our most popular mini cruises sailing directly from the UK. From one to six nights, our taster cruises from southampton give you the chance to set sail on luxury ships towards sunny shores, cosmopolitan capitals and some of the world’s most famous landmarks.

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France & Spain

05/08/2018 aboard Independence of the Seas

 
  • Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean International
  • Rating: 4 star
ITINERARY: Southampton - Le Havre - Gijon - Bilbao - Southampton
What's Included
  • Full board Cruise
  • No Fly Cruise

Prices From:

£CALL
2nts

Guernsey

07/07/2019 aboard Aurora

 
  • Cruise Line: P&O Cruises
  • Rating: 4 star
ITINERARY: Southampton - St. Peter Port, Guernsey - Southampton
What's Included
  • Full board Cruise
  • No Fly Cruise

Prices From:

£225
3nts

Hamburg 1nt Stay & 2nts Short Break Cruise

22/08/2018 aboard Norwegian Jade

 
  • Cruise Line: Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Rating: 4 star
ITINERARY: Hamburg - Southampton
What's Included
  • Full board Cruise
  • FREE centrally located handpicked hotel stay
  • Flights Included
  • Free Gratuities
  • Premium All Inclusive Package included (not on guarantee cabins)

Prices From:

£229
4nts

Hamburg 2nts Stay & 2nts Short Break Cruise

21/08/2018 aboard Norwegian Jade

 
  • Cruise Line: Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Rating: 4 star
ITINERARY: Hamburg - Southampton
What's Included
  • Full board Cruise
  • FREE centrally located handpicked hotel stay
  • Flights Included
  • Free Gratuities
  • Premium All Inclusive Package included (not on guarantee cabins)

Prices From:

£269
5nts

Hamburg 3nts Stay & 2nts Short Break Cruise

20/08/2018 aboard Norwegian Jade

 
  • Cruise Line: Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Rating: 4 star
ITINERARY: Hamburg - Southampton
What's Included
  • Full board Cruise
  • FREE centrally located handpicked hotel stay
  • Flights Included
  • Free Gratuities
  • Premium All Inclusive Package included (not on guarantee cabins)

Prices From:

£299
3nts

Channel Islands Sampler

06/10/2018 aboard Sapphire Princess

 
  • Cruise Line: Princess Cruises
  • Rating: 5 star
ITINERARY: Southampton - Guernsey, UK - Cherbourg - Southampton
What's Included
  • Full board Cruise
  • No Fly Cruise

Prices From:

£363
4nts

Hamburg Discovery

28/04/2019 aboard Queen Victoria

 
  • Cruise Line: Cunard
  • Rating: 5 star
ITINERARY: Southampton - Hamburg
What's Included
  • Full board Cruise
  • FREE centrally located handpicked hotel stay
  • Flights Included
  • Free Upgrade to Oceanview Cabin

Prices From:

£399
3nts

France and Guernsey

31/08/2018 aboard Arcadia

 
  • Cruise Line: P&O Cruises
  • Rating: 4 star
ITINERARY: Southampton - Cherbourg - St. Peter Port, Guernsey - Southampton
What's Included
  • Full board Cruise
  • No Fly Cruise

Prices From:

£411
4nts

Belgium and The Netherlands

17/11/2018 aboard Arcadia

 
  • Cruise Line: P&O Cruises
  • Rating: 4 star
ITINERARY: Southampton - Brugge - Amsterdam - Southampton
What's Included
  • Full board Cruise
  • No Fly Cruise

Prices From:

£490
Independence of the Seas
Europe, Mediterranean, United Kingdom
3nts

Royal Experience

28/08/2018 aboard Independence of the Seas

 
  • Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean International
  • Rating: 4 star
ITINERARY: Southampton - Rotterdam - Zeebrugge - Southampton
What's Included
  • Full board Cruise
  • No Fly Cruise
  • Free Upgrade to Balcony Stateroom

Prices From:

£499
5nts

Genoa 2nts Stay & 3nts Med Cruise

01/04/2019 aboard MSC Divina

 
  • Cruise Line: MSC Cruises
  • Rating: 4 star
ITINERARY: Genoa - Rome (Civitavecchia) - Marseille - Genoa
What's Included
  • Full board Cruise
  • FREE centrally located handpicked hotel stay
  • Flights Included

Prices From:

£549
5nts

4nts Med Cruise & Barcelona Stay

31/10/2018 aboard Norwegian Epic

 
  • Cruise Line: Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Rating: 4 star
ITINERARY: Rome (Civitavecchia) - Livorno - Cannes - Majorca, Spain - Barcelona
What's Included
  • Full board Cruise
  • FREE centrally located handpicked hotel stay
  • Flights Included
  • FREE Upgrade from Balcony to Mini Suite
  • Free Gratuities
  • Premium All Inclusive Package included (not on guarantee cabins)

Prices From:

£549
4nts

Barcelona Stay & 3nts Western Med

11/05/2019 aboard Norwegian Epic

 
  • Cruise Line: Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Rating: 4 star
ITINERARY: Barcelona - Naples - Rome (Civitavecchia)
What's Included
  • Full board Cruise
  • FREE centrally located handpicked hotel stay
  • Flights Included
  • Free Gratuities
  • Premium All Inclusive Package included (not on guarantee cabins)

Prices From:

£569
5nts

Rome Stay & 4nts Med Cruise

30/10/2018 aboard Norwegian Epic

 
  • Cruise Line: Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Rating: 4 star
ITINERARY: Rome (Civitavecchia) - Livorno - Cannes - Majorca, Spain - Barcelona
What's Included
  • Full board Cruise
  • FREE centrally located handpicked hotel stay
  • Flights Included
  • FREE Upgrade from Balcony to Mini Suite
  • Free Gratuities
  • Premium All Inclusive Package included (not on guarantee cabins)

Prices From:

£599
5nts

Germany and Belgium

29/12/2018 aboard Oceana

 
  • Cruise Line: P&O Cruises
  • Rating: 4 star
ITINERARY: Southampton - Hamburg - Brugge - Southampton
What's Included
  • Full board Cruise
  • No Fly Cruise

Prices From:

£686
5nts

Rome Stay & 4nts Western Med

05/11/2019 aboard Norwegian Epic

 
  • Cruise Line: Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Rating: 4 star
ITINERARY: Rome (Civitavecchia) - Livorno - Cannes - Palma - Barcelona
What's Included
  • Full board Cruise
  • FREE centrally located handpicked hotel stay
  • Flights Included
  • Free Gratuities
  • Premium All Inclusive Package included (not on guarantee cabins)

Prices From:

£819
9nts

Vancouver Stay & 5nts Pacific Coastal & L'A Stay

28/09/2018 aboard Norwegian Bliss

 
  • Cruise Line: Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Rating: 4 star
ITINERARY: Vancouver - Victoria, British Colombia - San Francisco, California - Los Angeles
What's Included
  • Full board Cruise
  • FREE centrally located handpicked hotel stay
  • Flights Included
  • Brand New Ship!
  • Free Gratuities
  • Premium All Inclusive Package included (not on guarantee cabins)

Prices From:

£1399

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Mini Cruise Deals

From amazing offers on 3 night cruises to Barcelona, to cheap mini cruises to Paris, we offer some of the most competitive prices on mini cruise deals 2018 and 2019. At Cruise Nation, we are dedicated to bringing our customers the very best deals on cruises for every taste and budget, and our mini cruises are no different.

Whilst many of our short cruises leave directly from the UK, there are those that take you further afield – with flights and even accommodation included in your total package price.

Whether you are looking for a last minute mini cruise to the Mediterranean, or you’re already planning a taster cruise for 2018, we have a deal which can help you make the most of your next short vacation.

Why Choose a Mini Cruise Deal?

If this is your first time considering a mini cruise, you might be wondering what makes them such an ideal choice for UK holiday-goers.

There are many different reasons why our customers love our mini cruises, but one of the most popular aspects is the number of incredible destinations you can see in a very short period of time. Some people believe that a mini cruise means less time visiting new countries or cities but, in fact, these short cruises are designed to fit more into your itinerary than most regular trips would allow. The UK is ideally positioned for mini cruises to both Northern Europe and the Mediterranean, where passengers can experience a diverse range of culture, scenery and entertainment.

From the romance of Rome to the majestic Norwegian Fjords, a short cruise deal can turn your next few days of annual leave into an adventure.

Where Will Our Short Cruises Take You?

If you’ve found yourself with some extra holiday time available, but you haven’t made up mind yet as to where you want to go, our range of mini cruise itineraries and destinations will help you to feel inspired:

Paris

Few destinations in the world can claim to compare with the France’s romantic capital, aptly named the “City of Love”.

Paris has long been drawing tourists to wander the banks of the Seine, sip coffee alfresco along the cobbled streets and gaze in wonder at the Eiffel Tower, and no matter what season you visited, you’ll find the city equally charming.

Alongside the popular tourist spots, including the Louvre, Notre Dame and the Sacré-Cœur, visitors can indulge in luxury fashion, some of the world’s finest cuisine and plenty of delicious local wine.

With one of our great mini cruise deals, you can sail directly from the UK for two or more nights onboard a luxury liner, with plenty of time to see and experience the sights of Paris for yourself.

Barcelona

The buzzing beachside city of Barcelona is one of Europe’s most popular destinations, with incredible architecture, art and food waiting to be discovered down in every hip neighbourhood and down even cobbled, gothic street.

Experience the best of Barcelona – from the colourful designs of Gaudi at the Sagrada Familia to the spectacular cathedral – with one of our Barcelona and Med Taster mini cruises. With itineraries that include a pre-cruise stay in the city, as well as stops in popular Mediterranean ports such as Savona in Italy and Marseille in France, you’ll be amazed at how much of the sun-soaked Med you can see during a short cruise break.

Rome

Escape the grey skies of the UK for a taste of “La Dolce Vita”, with one of our mini cruises to Rome. The romantic Eternal City is home to some of Italy’s, and the world’s, most famous landmarks – including the incredible Colosseum, the Trevi Fountain and St. Peter's Basilica.

Once you’ve had your fill of amazing artwork, architecture and history, the city is a maze of cobbled streets filled with restaurants, bars and cafes, just waiting to be discovered.

Alongside the wonders of Rome, many of our short cruise deals include other popular Mediterranean ports, such as the lively city of Naples – famed for being the birthplace of Italy’s most popular export, pizza!

Guernsey

With some of our cruise tasters, you don’t even need to leave the UK to feel like your truly on holiday! Sail from Southampton to the Chanel Island of Guernsey, where warm weather, golden beaches and stunning coastal walks await before continuing on to France.

For such a small island – you can drive around Guernsey in just over an hour – it holds many important and impressive historical sites, including the famous “Cup and Saucer” or Fort Grey.

In the pretty St. Peter Port, visitors will find a charming mix of British and French influences, with traditional English pubs and quaint European style architecture.