Take advantage of Cunards 175th birthday celebrations

Posted June 5th, 2015

The year 1840 was a momentous one for the cruise-line industry as Cunard released its first ship, The Britannia. Since its epic maiden voyage with 115 passengers, 86 crew members, 600 tons of coal, Atlantic mail, chickens, a cow for milk and 3 cats to keep the rats at bay, the cruise-line has been delivering five star traditional services to thousands of happy cruisers.

Queen Victoria - The mother of all cruise ships
The Queen Victoria is one of the longest running ships in Cunards fleet. She has an ambience of splendour and luxury reminiscent of decades past, yet provides her guests with all of the modern amenities anyone could hope for.

You’ll love spending your afternoons enjoying a traditional white gloved tea service in the Queens Room, or enjoying a sophisticated and excellently choreographed show in the Royal Court Theatre. Perhaps a relaxing and soothing spa treatment in the Royal Spa would be a good idea, before dinner in one of the magnificent and renowned Cunard restaurants. After a long day of cruising excitement, your home away from home in the lavish state rooms or deluxe Queens Grill Duplex with its balconies and butler service will be a welcome retreat.


Queen Mary – The darling of the seas

If you’ve decided that you’d like to take a cruise holiday on one of the most magnificent cruise liners ever built, the Queen Mary is the ship you’ve been looking for. Its Cunard’s flagship and offers spectacular transatlantic ocean holidays as well as European cruises departing from Southampton.

With a spacious yet elegant feel and an immense offering of superb modern amenities like a 3D Cinema, a planetarium and so much more, the Queen Mary is the cruise ship that will satisfy your dreams of embarking on the perfect cruise holiday!

Waltz the night away in the beautiful Queens Room, enjoy a lavish Captains Ball, or visit the Planetarium for an out of this world experience! The Canyon Ranch Spa Club is the place to be if you’re looking for a little pampering and a whole lot of relaxation. So spend the afternoon in the spa, and then after a dinner of immense refinement and delicious delights at one of the top class restaurants, prepare for an evening of fun and entertainment in the Royal Court Theatre.

Queen Elizabeth – Cruising fit for royalty

This beauty of a ship is the newest addition to the Cunard fleet and was named in 2010 by Her Majesty, the Queen. The Queen Elizabeth has won numerous awards for its refined and luxurious spaces, amenities and facilities.

The Garden Lounge is the perfect place to relax, and enjoy the afternoon as your ship sails across a big blue expanse of ocean splendour. Inspired by the glass houses of London’s Kew Gardens, the Garden Lounge is light and airy, and the perfect place to unwind after a few hours in the Royal Spa or on deck playing bowls, croquet or paddle tennis. During the evenings you can delight your taste buds with a dining experience in The Verandah, which offers French cuisine fit for royalty. After a never-to-forget dinner, you can dance the night away in the Queens Room, which is an elaborate ball room with heavenly murals and elaborate artwork beautifully displayed across the walls.

The staterooms re-define luxury and comfort, offering choices from immensely comfortable inside staterooms to the lavish design and luxury of the Queens Grill Suites. Whatever your budget and cruise dreams may be, the Queen Elizabeth can make them happen.

With the 175th birthday celebration of Cunard Cruise lines happening this year, now is the perfect time to experience the wonder of cruising in traditional luxury with modern refinement. Take advantage of their amazing offers and memorable experiences with every Cunard cruise in this, their 175th year of cruise-line magnificence! Contact your Cruiseabout consultant today for details on their magnificent offers!

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