Book Now, Cruise Later!


Last minute getaways can feel wildly spontaneous yet for most people, planning well in advance is the antidote to easing pre-holiday stress.  As well as having plenty of notice to pack, plan and get excited, booking holidays in advance can save you a pretty penny. And the great news it that right now, Cruise 1st is currently running some amazing deals on 2016 itineraries. With awe inspiring ships set to launch and exotic new destinations on the horizon, 2016 is shaping up to be one of the biggest cruise years yet. So what’s up for grabs? We’ve put together a collection of some of our favourite sailings for 2016.

Norwegian Epic – 10 night sailing to Canary Islands and Morocco

Escape the winter chill on this 10 night getaway to the sun kissed Canary Islands. Kicking off in Barcelona, passengers will return home with a gorgeous summer glow. With flights to and from Gatwick airport included, the sale prices from £539 are not to be missed! Plus when you book a balcony suite you’ll receive an all-inclusive drinks package that will keep you well watered throughout the cruise.

Celebrity Eclipse – 8 night sailing to Norwegian fjords

The magnificent Norwegian fjords are undoubtedly one of the most popular new cruise destinations of the decade. On April 30 Celebrity is taking passengers there in style with its eight night cruise calling at a cluster of picturesque Norwegian towns. From £849 per person, it’s the perfect way to experience the beauty of Scandinavia in absolute luxury.

Navigator of the Seas – 8 night sailing to Spain, France and Portugal

Setting sail on May 21, this eight night itinerary takes passengers on a whirlwind getaway to some of Europe’s most stunning destinations. Explore the delights of Paris, uncover the medieval secrets of Gijon, wander the streets of Lisbon and soak up the charms of Vigo. All from just £799 per person including all inclusive drinks, free gratuities and free port parking.

Emerald Princess – 14 night Baltic Heritage sailing

On June 4 the Emerald Princess will depart London with her sights set on the Belgian cities of Bruges and Brussels. Calls at Copenhagen and Stockholm follow, before making course for the Estonian city of Tallinn. Two days in St Petersburg will give passengers a feel for the wonders of Russia, while later calls to Helsinki and Gdansk are the perfect way to finish of a Baltic inspired getaway. Book now to receive a free drinks package!

For more information, call us today on 0808 2746 777.

Images sourced via Flickr Creative Commons. Credits: Joe Tolley


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Claire has worked in the travel industry since leaving college in 1994. One of this blog's most regular contributors, Claire covers cruise news and industry trends.


  1. Gary on

    Hi looking to goon a cruse around August early need to be back before 27 August
    We want Orlando plus cruse
    Can you help
    Love to see Virgin Island if poss
    Me my wife
    My mum and dad
    My 18 year old daughter
    My 16 year old daughter
    My 13 year old daughter
    Thank Gary [email protected] 07949166038

    • Nadia Latif on

      Hi Gary! Thanks for getting in touch. We think we have the perfect cruise holiday for you and the family – one of our team will give you a call soon to discuss.