Special Cargo-Passenger Sailing By m.v. Widukind From Europe To Australia And New Zealand Via US East Coast And Panama Canal

widukindThe Cruise People is pleased to announce a last-minute sailing by the m.v. Widukind, from Tilbury on May 7, 2017, via Rotterdam, Dunkirk and Le Havre to the US East Coast, the Pacific islands of Tahiti and New Caledonia and on to Australia and New Zealand.

The Widukind offers four single cabins for the 98-day round voyage and also offers one-way voyages between Europe and Australasia.

Tilbury to Sydney is 47 days and the fare is €5,119 (£4,550) per person including full board, port charges, deviation insurance and booking fee. The full round voyage of 98 days comes to  €10,219 (£9,085). And of course there is nosingle supplement!

Non-US and Canadian citizens will need full US visas for any US calls as cargo ships are not included in the various visa waiver programs (also known as ESTA).

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Port rotation for this voyage is Tilbury – Rotterdam – Dunkirk – Le Havre – New York – Savannah – Kingston (Jamaica) – Cartagena (Colombia) – Punta Manzanillo (Panama) – Panama Canal – Papeete (Tahiti) – Noumea (New Caledonia) – Brisbane – Sydney – Melbourne – Wellington – Tauranga – Napiet – Lyttelton – Punta Manzanillo – Savannah – Philadelphia – Tilbury.

To book a cabin (or two) please call Miri Lopusna at The Cruise People Ltd in London on 020 7723 2450 as soon as possible or email PassageEnquiry@aol.com.

Norwegian’s New Class Of Ships – Other Cruise News: More Cuba Cruises – The Quintessential One

The Cruise Examiner for 20th February 2017

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The 722-foot Quintessential One has been designed for a dozen residences and 508 passengers in a hotel section

First mooted in the Italian press last October as an order for six 130,000-ton €700 million ships for Norwegian Cruise Line, announcement was made last week for four, with an option for two more, 140,000-ton ships of a slightly larger size and cost. Elsewhere, there has been more news of approved US sailings by mainstream cruise lines to Cuba. viceroy-of-indiaAnd from London comes news of a new 722-foot super yacht to be called Quintessential One. Her traditional lines make her look like a 21st Century version of P&O’s Viceroy of India (left) but with engines aft. This is fitting in a way as the latter ship was largely designed by P&O chairman Lord Inchcape on his private yacht in Monaco

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Earlybird Offer On Cruiseco’s Authentic Asia River Cruises In Vietnam & Cambodia And In Myanmar, September 2017-March 2018

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For further information please contact The Cruise People Ltd,
88 York Street, London W1H 1QT +44 (0)20 7723 2450 UK Freephone 0800 526 313 or Email PassageEnquiry@aol.com

Sail From Martinique to Lisbon Via St Georges & Hamilton, Bermuda, On Ponant’s Le Boréal This April – From €2,385 For 12 Nights

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Ocean Voyage: Fort de France to Lisbon via Bermuda

from April 19 to May 1, 2017

  • Fort de France-Hamilton-Lisbon
  • Le Boréal (264 passengers)
  • 12 nights from €2,385

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Whether sailing between two seas, two continents or two islands, Ponant invites you on board one of its sea voyages, scheduled several times a year.

Call The Cruise People Ltd in London on +44 (0)20 7723 2450 or email PassageEnquiry@aol.com for further details.

Sail From Boston To Panama On Ponant’s Le Soléal This October – From €1,250 For 7 Nights – No Single Supplement

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Ocean Voyage: Boston to Colon, Panama

from October 7 to 14, 2017

  • Boston – Colon
  • Le Soléal (264 passengers)
  • 7 nights from €1,250

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Whether sailing between two seas, two continents or two islands, Ponant invites you on board one of its sea voyages, scheduled several times a year.

Call The Cruise People Ltd in London on +44 (0)20 7723 2450 or email PassageEnquiry@aol.com for further details.

Sail From Cuba To Bermuda On Ponant’s Le Ponant This April – From €1,000 For Six Nights – No Single Supplement

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Ocean Voyage: Cienfuegos, Cuba, to Hamilton, Bermuda

from April 11 to 17 2017

  • Cienfuegos – Hamilton
  • Le Ponant (50 passengers)
  • 7 days / 6 nights

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Whether sailing between two seas, two continents or two islands, Ponant invites you on board one of its sea voyages, scheduled several times a year.

Call The Cruise People Ltd in London on +44 (0)20 7723 2450 or email PassageEnquiry@aol.com for further details.

Boom In Expedition Ship Orders – Other Cruise News: A’Rosa Plans New River Ships – Swan Hellenic: Minerva Or Another?

The Cruise Examiner for 13th February 2017

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Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has ordered two 16,100-ton 240-berth expedition cruise ships

Over the past year there has been a boom in expedition ship orders, with sixteen vessels now on order and options placed for at least five more. Of these, half a dozen will be Polar Class 6, built for summer/autumn operation in medium first-year ice, which may include old ice inclusions, in Arctic and Antarctic waters. Elsewhere, Rostock-based A’Rosa Cruises may be about to order additional river cruisers, while Swan Hellenic is looking for a replacement ship for the Minerva.

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