Top Cruises You May Have Missed

With cruise lines resuming service from Summer 2021 onwards, lots of new sailings have been released- so many that it's been hard to keep up with them all! To help you out, we've put together this guide with some of the best cruises you can go on in 2021 and 2022. From British Isles voyages to adventures further afield, keep reading to find out what's on offer.

 

MSC Cruises MSC Virtuosa 24th December 2021

Best For: Christmas cruise

If you want to celebrate Christmas a little differently this year, take a look at this 8-night voyage from Dubai. Swap the winter blues for warm and sunny days as you sail to ports of call including Abu Dhabi and Sir Bani Yas Island.

When it comes to the onboard experience, this brand-new ship only started sailing in summer 2021, so you'll get to enjoy state-of-the-art features and fun attractions for all ages, including a high-ropes course, waterpark and a bar with a robotic humanoid bartender.

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P&O Cruises Iona 9th July 2022

Best For: Scenic Cruising

P&O Iona is another new ship which debuted in 2021 and boasts many of P&O Cruises' best-loved onboard features, as well as exciting additions, including the SkyDome, an indoor pool area which doubles up as an entertainment venue throughout the day.

When you're not making the most of this incredible ship, you're sure to love this fantastic itinerary. Setting sail from Southampton, you'll get the chance to soak up the beauty of Norway as you meander through breathtaking fjords, stopping at ports of call including Olden, Stavanger and Geiranger.

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P&O Cruises Ventura 4th June 2022

Best For: No-Fly Cruise

Floating off the North West coast of Africa, the Canary Islands are a fantastic cruise destination if you're looking for sunshine, beaches and lively ports of call. Sailing from Southampton onboard Ventura, you'll get to enjoy a stop-off in Madeira before heading to the Canary Islands. On your way back to Southampton, you'll even get to explore Cadiz and Lisbon.

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P&O Cruises Britannia 11th February 2022

Best For: Winter Holiday

From sparkling seas and sandy white beaches to verdant inland areas and vibrant towns, it's not hard to see why the Caribbean is such a popular cruise destination. Flying from the UK, you'll meet Britannia in Bridgetown, Barbados before setting off on your 15-night voyage. Along the way you'll stop at ports of call across 9 different islands, including St. Kitts, St. Lucia and Aruba.

Britannia 11th February 2022

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Cunard Queen Mary 2 Transatlantic from Southampton to New York 13th November 2022

Best for: Transatlantic Voyages

Take in the view millions of eager folk have before as you sail into the Big Apple past the iconic Statue of Liberty. You may not be arriving with as much luggage as those hopeful voyagers to the new world but with plenty of shopping opportunities, as well as all the sights to see, your bags will be bulging!

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P&O Britannia Western Mediterranean from Southampton 21st August 2022

Best for: Mediterranean Classics

Take in the top coastal destinations of Spain from La Coruna to Alicante, Valencia and Barncelona and even Marseilles. When it comes to seeing the sights and soaking p some culture in the summer sun without having to fly, you can’t beat this amazing sailing.

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Hurtigruten MS Fram Antarctica, Falklands, South Georgia 24th February 2022

Best for: Antarctic Expeditions

The ultimate for intrepid explorers sailing from Punta Arenas with the experts of Antarctic expeditions, Hurtuguruten. Take in the wondrous wildlife of penguins, whales and seals at the south pole before heading out to the Falkland Islands and back on the ultimate bucket-list cruise.

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Royal Princess Australia & New Zealand from Sydney 30th January 2022

Best for: Heading Down Under

Sail from Sydney to circumnavigate both the north and south islands of New Zealand stopping off at Dunedin, Christchurch, Picton and Auckland as well as scenic routes taking in Bay of Islands and the famous Fjordland National Park.

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Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas Canaries from Southampton 11th September 2022

Best for: Canary Island Escapes

Depart from Southampton, stopping off a La Coruna and Lisbon before heading out to explore the popular Canaries. Enjoy sunning it up on the beach, touring quaint villages and sampling delectable local seafood at the famous islands of Lanzarote, Gran Canaria and Tenerife.

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Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas Norwegian Fjords from Southampton 29th May 2022

Best for: Norwegian Fjords and Northern Lights

Sailing in the half term holidays on board family-friendly Anthem of the Seas, all the gang will have a blast both ashore and aboard as you take in the sights of Alesund, Olden and Bergan. Even better, sail straight out of Southampton so there’s no messing about getting your group on a flight!

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Saga Spirit of Discovery Iceland from Dover 19th June 2022

Best for: Iceland from the UK

Cruise around the land of ice and fire from Dover to discover awe-inspiring waterfalls, natural thermal springs, spraying gizas and black sand beaches.

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Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas Western Caribbean with Perfect Day from Miami 22nd January 2022

Best for: Winter Fun in the Sun

Shake off the January blues with a soak in the sun on this chilled out cruise through the western Caribbean stopping off at Cozumel, Roatan Island and Royal Caribbean’s private islands Coco Cay.

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Silversea Silver Whisper 2022 World Cruise 5th January 2022

Best for: World Cruises

Quality meets quantity on this incredible world cruise itinerary from the UK to Africa, South America, Europe and more aboard Silversea’s luxury cruise ship Silver Whisper, you’re 6-star home away from home.

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MSC Virtuosa United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Qatar from Dubai 14th January 2022

Best for: Arabian Adventures

Fly to dubai and spend the first day exploring this modern marvel of a city before boarding MSC Virtuosa to sail out into the gulf and stop off at Abu Dhabi, Sir Bani Yas Island and Dammam.

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Saga Spirit of Discovery British Isles from Dover 12th May 2022

Best for: British Isles Cruises

This round trip of the British Isles with Saga takes in all your favourite cities and sights of coastal Britain and Ireland a few more in between comprising of Great Yarmouth, Newhaven, Ullapool, the Isle of Skye, Greenock (Glasgow) Belfast (overnight) Dun Laoghaire (Dublin) and Portland before heading back home to Dover.

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P&O Britannia Baltic Cities from Southampton 15th May 2022

Best for: Jewels of the Baltic

A feast for lovers of a city break - take in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Helsinki, Tallinn and St. Petersburg all in one trip.

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Alternatively, see our Best World Cruises!