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Roundtrip Transatlantic to New York

, 20th November 2012

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ShipQueen Mary 2 (M230A)
LineCunard
From Southampton 20th Nov 2012 (14 Nt Cruise Only) View Itinerary
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What's Included?

 

QM2 - The world's grandest Ocean Liner

  • Ensuite stateroom accommodation
  • All meals and snacks onboard
  • 24 hour room service
  • High Quality entertainment
  • Fitness Centre
  • Tea, coffee, fruit juice available 24 hours
  • White Star Service
  • All port taxes and fees
  • Elegant Afternoon Tea 

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Day Port Due Depart
1 00:00 16:30
2-7 At Sea - Transatlantic
8 08:00 20:00
9-14 At Sea - Transatlantic
15 06:30 00:00

Latest Queen Mary 2 Reviews

5.43877551020408 out of 65.43877551020408 out of 65.43877551020408 out of 65.43877551020408 out of 65.43877551020408 out of 65.43877551020408 out of 6
(from 98 reviews)
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Date: 23 September 2014
Author: Brian And June
User Rating: 6 out of 66 out of 66 out of 66 out of 66 out of 66 out of 6
Summary: My wife and I did the summer transatlantic crossing to NYC, Halifax and back on the QM2. We had excellent weather from start to finish and this isn't always the case crossing the Atlantic. The brochures pile on the quality of service and food a bit thickly, but it compares very well with the best of Fred Olsen. What you do get is a grand ocean liner which, as the Captain will point out, is not the same as a cruise ship.

This was a voyage we have wanted to do for a few years and we were very glad we eventually did. Check in was a doddle, easy and quick and an hour earlier than our ticket said it would be. Our deck 5 inside cabin was more than adequate and deck 5 was generally nice and quiet. More than enough lifts to take you wherever you needed to go with only minimal amount of time spent waiting.

There are special themed nights to join in, when you get to put that extra shine on your shoes and the ladies show off their diamonds. Evening entertainment was varied from west end style show music to a very good and clean American comedian. Allocated seating is used in the restaurant with excellent food and service, tuxedo's or dark suits for the lads and dressy-up dresses for the ladies required here. 8 to a table, we sat with Americans mainly and a couple of English lads, so there was some interesting conversations.

You can eat for 24 hrs in the deck 7 self service hall and you don't even have to wear a shirt if that's your thing. Although why you would make a trip like this and not bother to get a decent set of clothes is something I don't understand? Why wear the scruff you wear for the other 320 days of the year on a ship like this? There is limited time in NYC (a 10 hour turn round) so coach excursions are really required to see Manhattan. If you are on a budget then excursions are an expensive extra you have to factor into the voyage cost. The ship docks in Brooklyn over the river, all the advice we got was not to try it on your own as you may not find a cab to return to the ship on time.

The ship arrives in NY in darkness in the early hours and it's just getting light when it eventually ties up. Halifax was a really nice place, open spaces and a quiet contrast after NY. Once again a limited time in port so we used the Big Pink Bus to see the city. Six days at sea both ways means plenty of time to explore the ship or relax.

If you are on budget, if you can wait 'til 8 or 10 weeks before the off you could end up with a really good deal which won't break the bank. One downside is the 15% tax on drinks and other bits and don't forget the gratuities cost at the end of the trip (although you can negotiate these lower). If you enjoy cruising then this is a voyage you should really consider, it's an experience that won't be forgotten in a hurry.
Date: 07 September 2014
Author: Jane Ratcliffe
User Rating: 6 out of 66 out of 66 out of 66 out of 66 out of 66 out of 6
Summary: I was very tired and very burnt out and this holiday was just what I needed. This was a transatlantic to New York. Perfect crew, service, entertainment and weather was fantastic, couldn't have wished for more. Crossing was full but managed to find some piece and quiet.

Best cocktails ever!
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