Top Cruises You May Have Missed

With cruise lines resuming service throughout the summer, 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.

msc virtuosa 24th December

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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.

Iona 9th July 2022

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Princess Cruises Regal Princess 21st August 2021

Best For: Short Break

Throughout summer 2021, Regal Princess is sailing from Southampton on UK voyages, and it's not too late to hop onboard! On this 3-night cruise the focus is on mindfulness and self-care, so you're sure to leave feeling brand-new. What's more, guest speakers including Dr Ranj, Jenny Ryan and the Reverend Kate Bottley will be joining you onboard.

regal princess 21st august 2021

See more and book 3 Nt "Mind, Body & Soul" Summer Seacation from Southampton with Jenny Ryan, 21 August 2021, Regal Princess or check out our similar sailings on different dates:

P&O Cruises Britannia 19th August 2021

Best For: UK Staycation cruise

One of P&O Cruises' best-loved ships, Britannia joins ships such as Regal Princess and P&O Iona on UK cruises this summer. Giving guests the chance to relax, unwind and rediscover the joy of ocean cruising, this 3-night weekend getaway is the perfect summer treat.

Sailing wherever the sun shines brightest, you can spend your daytimes lounging by the pool and your evenings taking advantage of the delicious restaurants and exceptional evening entertainment.

britannia 19th August 2021

See more and book 3 Nt Ultimate UK Summer Staycation from Southampton, 19 August 2021, Britannia or check out our similar sailings on different dates:

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.

Ventura 4th June 2022

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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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Norwegian Cruise Line Norwegian Jade 3rd October 2021

Best For: Autumn Getaway

Norwegian Jade is on hand to offer UK guests their long-awaited trips abroad with cruises from Athens. Get ready for an island hopping adventure on this 7-night itinerary. From Rhodes and Mykonos to Crete and Corfu, this is the perfect way to soak up the Greek Isles and their fantastic ports of call.

As well as the unforgettable places you'll get to visit along the way, during your time on Norwegian Jade you'll get to experience just what makes Norwegian Cruise Line such a great choice. Tuck into delicious food from morning until evening, lounge by the pool and get ready for amazing evening entertainment; however you like to spend your holidays, Norwegian Jade has something to suit all tastes.

Norwegian Jade 3rd October 2021

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Sailing to beautiful destinations across Europe and further afield, as well as giving guests the chance to explore fantastic ships, you're sure to find the perfect itinerary in the list above. However, if you're looking to get away on a last-minute cruise this summer, be sure to check out our UK staycation cruises.