Cruise Direct is proud to presents Cruise and Maritime Voyages biggest ever collection of winter voyages!
Book by 31 August for BUY ONE GET ONE FREE PLUS ADDED VALUE BENEFITS ON SELECTED CRUISES
We have great pleasure in introducing the new winter & spring 2020-21 cruise programme. The biggest ever collection of 'escape the winter voyages' aboard Cruise & Maritime Voyages fleet of traditional style smaller to mid- sized cruise ships sailing from London Tilbury, Bristol Avonmouth, Liverpool and Cobh (Cork) in Ireland.
In addition to the BIG FIVE voyages, the programme also includes a choice of three Christmas & New Year sailings, the popular Christmas Market and Northern Lights cruises plus three great value pre-festive getaways heading south to the warmer climes in search of winter sunshine. The ex-UK no fly cruise season concludes with a choice of some early spring sailings Round Britain, to the Baltic & Russia, Norway’s majestic Fjordland and the Azores.
Welcome to The BIG FIVE
Take your pick from this tantalising choice of outstanding value winter voyages....
Grand Round the World Cruise 2021 – 120 nights | The ultimate cruise experience and circumnavigation of the globe!
Columbus set sails from London Tilbury on 6th Jan 2021 cruising via the West Indies, Panama Canal, South Pacifi c, Antipodes, South-East Asia, Indian Ocean, South Africa, Brazil & North Africa arriving back on 6th May 2021.
Marco Polo’s Grand Oriental Odyssey – 110 nights | An intoxicating mix of Asian cultures, sites and sights to behold!
Marco Polo set sails from Bristol Avonmouth on 5th Jan 2021 cruising via the Med & Holy Land, Suez Canal, Egypt and Red Sea, the Indian sub-continent, South East Asia, Indo China, the Far East & Russian Siberia arriving back on 25th April
Grand Round South America & Amazon Discovery – 84 nights | First came the Incas, then the Conquistadors, now it’s your turn!
Magellan set sails from London Tilbury on 7th Jan 2021 cruising via Cape Verde, the mighty Amazon, Brazil, the Falklands, Tierra del Fuego, Chilean Fjords, Peru, Panama & Central America arriving back on 1st April 2021.
Australia & New Zealand Southbound Voyage – 52 nights | A great chance to enjoy the Austral summer visiting friends & relatives for Christmas Down Under!
Vasco da Gama set sails from London Tilbury on 9th October 2020 cruising via the West Indies, Panama Canal, South Pacifi c & French Polynesia arriving in Auckland on 26th November and Sydney on 30th November 2020.
Grand Northbound Voyage to the British Isles – 74 nights | An epic voyage of discovery and intrigue!
Vasco da Gama set sails from Fremantle Perth on 1st February 2021 cruising via South East Asia, the Indian sub-continent, the Red Sea, Egypt, Suez Canal, Holy Land and the Med arriving in London Tilbury on 16th April 2021.
Other winter itinerary highlights include :
Xmas & New Year Canaries & Madeira | Departs: Sunday, 20th December 2020 (P102), 16 nights
Look forward to this fabulous Christmas & New Year cruise voyaging south to the warmer climes of the ever popular Canary Islands and beautiful Madeira, for the New Year firework spectacular. Four contrasting islands are included in this delightful itinerary, offering a variety of picturesque landscapes and new experiences to savour. Sit back and relax, enjoy the delicious cuisine and let the attentive crew take care of you.
ITINERARY : Bristol Avonmouth – Cobh for Cork (Ireland) - Lisbon (Portugal) - Christmas Day at sea - Funchal (Madeira) - Santa Cruz (La Palma) - Santa Cruz (Tenerife) - Las Palmas (Gran Canaria) - Arrecife (Lanzarote) - Gibraltar - La Coruña for
Santiago de Compostela (Spain) - Bristol Avonmouth.
Grand Canary Islands, Madeira & Morocco | Departs: Monday, 2nd November 2020 (G101), 25 nights
Relax on board Magellan on this wonderful autumn escape to warmer climes. Discover some truly fascinating and historic cities in Portugal and Spain. In beautiful Madeira, the Canary Islands and Cape Verde you’ll find busy harbours and dramatic scenery to explore. By contrast, Morocco presents a fascinating world of mosques and bazaars and Gibraltar, offers some tempting tax-free shopping - Christmas is coming!
ITINERARY : Bristol Port - Lisbon (Portugal) - Funchal (Madeira) - Puerto Del Rosario (Fuerteventura) - Arrecife (Lanzarote) - Las Palmas (Gran Canaria) - Praia (Cape Verde) - Mindelo (Cape Verde) - Santa Cruz (Tenerife) - Agadir (Morocco) -
Casablanca for Marrakech (Morocco) - Gibraltar - Cádiz (Spain) - Vigo for Santiago de Compostela (Spain) - Bristol Port.
German Christmas Markets & Antwerp | Departs: Thursday, 10th December 2020 (C103), 5 nights
ITINERARY : London Tilbury - Hamburg (Germany) - Antwerp (Belgium) - London Tilbury.
German Markets & Festive Shopping | Departs: Sunday, 6th December 2020 (G102), 5 nights
ITINERARY : London Tilbury - Amsterdam (Netherlands) - Hamburg (Germany) - Antwerp (Belgium) - London Tilbury.
Easter British Isles Discovery | Departs: Thursday, 1st April 2021 (G106), 10 nights
ITINERARY : London Tilbury - Rotterdam (Netherlands) - Kirkwall (Orkney Isles) - Portree (Isle of Skye) - Tobermory (Isle of Mull) - Belfast (N Ireland) - St Mary’s (Isles of Scilly) - St Peter Port (Guernsey) - Honfleur (France) - London Tilbury.
Hidden Baltic Treasures | Departs: Sunday, 11th April 2021 (G107), 12 nights
ITINERARY : London Tilbury - Rotterdam (Netherlands) - Fredericia (Denmark) - Warnemünde for Berlin (Germany) - Rønne (Denmark) - Visby (Sweden) - Klaipeda (Lithuania) - Gdynia for Gdansk (Poland) - Skagen (Denmark) - London Tilbury.
Majestic Fjordlands | Departs: Friday, 23rd April 2021 (G108), 7 nights
ITINERARY : London Tilbury - Rotterdam (Netherlands) - Eidfjord - cruise Hardangerfjord - Flåm - cruise Sognefjord - Bergen -London Tilbury.
Discover island gems of the Atlantic | Departs: Sunday, 25th April 2021 (P104), 14 nights
Escape in search of warmer climes on this voyage south to some of the most beautiful Atlantic Isles. With their volcanic craters, lush valleys, sheer cliffs and tranquil lakes, the unspoilt Azores are an absolute delight. Discover lovely Madeira, the ‘floating garden of the Atlantic’, plus the historic and colourful Portuguese cities of Oporto and Lisbon,bringing contrast to this wonderful cruise.
ITINERARY : Bristol Avonmouth - Cobh for Cork (Ireland) - Leixões for Oporto (Portugal) - Horta (Azores) - Ponta Delgada (Azores) - Funchal (Madeira) - Lisbon (Portugal) - Bristol Avonmouth.
Spring Break to Antwerp & Rotterdam | Departs: Thursday. 6th May 2021 (C107), 3 nights
ITINERARY : London Tilbury - Antwerp (Belgium) - Rotterdam (Netherlands) - London Tilbury.