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Fly and Cruise Holidays

Fly straight into the heart of some of the world's finest cruise destinations from Manchester Airport and enjoy the benefits of a Caribbean paradise or Mediterranean adventure instantly, without the need for a lengthy boat journey to your intended cruise trip. 

Set sail from the serenity of Barbados capital Bridgetown, like intrepid explorers through the ages, with regular cruises from Barbados taking in an array of eye catching Caribbean treats such as St Kitts’ verdant rainforests. Further along this dreamlike island stretch are the coconut tree-lined beaches of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, widely hailed as a world leading tropical island escape. 

Another sought after Caribbean cruise destination would be Jamaica. Heading off from Montego Bay, stops on the way include the crystalline sands, coral reefs and sloping greenery of the British Virgin Islands and the world-class scuba diving waters surrounding St Maarten.

Discover first hand the sights and sounds of the Caribbean, while also viewing some of the leading European city and island destinations which make up the jewels of the Mediterranean.

Caribbean Cruises

Caribbean Cruises

For the definitive cruise adventure, a saunter through the azure waters of the Caribbean is difficult to beat. Punctuated by white sand beaches fringed with dipping palms, tropical fish, and undulating emerald greenery, the Caribbean represents a heavenly retreat in which to unwind.

The Caribbean’s world famous coastline and sun-soaked isles are several days by boat from UK shores; while an initial journey by plane will see you resting on the beach holding a cool drink with sand between your toes in a matter of hours.

With Barbados' 113km coastline stretch providing gloriously isolated spots for visitors to bask among the hazy tropical beach scenery, Barbados is one of many destinations we fly to if wishing to experience the essence of Caribbean life. 

After your flight, your cruise ship can depart from Barbados, before sauntering through one of the major ports in the region, including the famous 'Piton Mountains', comprising St.Lucia; home to mesmerising sea vistas viewed from unspoiled beach fronts, appeasing couples desiring solitude or adrenaline seekers craving the perfect water sports playground. 

Mediterranean Cruises

Flying from Manchester Airport can land you in the Mediterranean's seemingly endless array of beautiful islands and historic ports within a mere few hours.

Enjoy the lure of serene sun bathing locations running parallel to hedonistic beach life. Cosmopolitan coastal delights include Portugal's second largest city, the romantically attuned Porto, experienced alongside ancient architectural gems such as Croatia's iconic trade city, Split.

To the east you can enjoy tours through picturesque Greek islands, including the laid-back island life virtues found within the family and couples favourite, Kefalonia, while those seeking lively beach resorts may want to venture to the Emerald Isle of Corfu.

Moving further west incorporates Italy’s western coastline, taking in the immortalised glory of ancient Rome and the uniquely ethereal water-bound city of Venice. The southern coastline of France includes the classical French majesty of seaside resorts such as Nice, alongside the Basque-based elegance of the top surfing destination and enviable bar scene, Biarritz

With everything so closely packed together, this glittering part of Europe is a veritable smorgasbord of travelling treats.

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City Buzz and Magical Isles

City Buzz and Magical Isles

Bustling Barcelona is a fantastic destination in its own right, fusing sunny beach life with a distinct creative culture and city buzz. From this lively city, cruises head to the likes of glamorous Cannes in France, the sun-kissed beaches of Corsica, historic Malta and the rustic elegance of Sicily.

Another top city to set sail from is Lisbon. Portugal’s easy-going capital is the ideal place to relax and get into holiday mode before heading off by boat for a wealth of Portuguese and Spanish delights.

Further highlights include the whitewashed buildings and azure waters of Santorini, with its jaw dropping setting encased within a volcanic shell, providing unforgettable views on a boat trip from an adjacent island, or by air upon first approaching the isle, while striking sunsets enough to melt the heart of any romantic awaits visitors from its shores.

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