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Cruise and Maritime Voyages

Relaxed cruising from a choice of ports

Experience leisurely cruising from the UK with departures from London Tilbury, Newcastle, Liverpool and Bristol.

With a straightforward, unpretentious style of cruising aboard modest ships, you can look forward to a warm, friendly service with a real 'home from home' atmosphere and enjoy traditional cruising with formal nights, cocktail parties and gala dinners.

Choose Cruise & Maritime Voyages for...

  • Departures from Tilbury, Newcastle, Liverpool and Bristol
  • Straightforward, great value cruising aboard modest ships
  • Friendly service with a warm, sociable atmosphere
  • Traditional cruising with formal nights, cocktail parties and gala dinners.


Columbus is Cruise & Maritime Voyages' proud new flagship


A modern, contemporary ship catering for up to 1,250 guests

Booking through us gains you some wonderful perks, discounts and extras you won't find included elsewhere.

The following great-value package is included in our price:

Plus, you'll enjoy all the inclusions offered by Cruise & Maritime Voyages such as:

  • All meals, afternoon tea, snacks and buffets
  • Self-service tea and coffee (6am-10pm)
  • Welcome and farewell Captainís cocktail party on cruises of 6 nights or more
  • On-board leisure facilities including a gym, spa, sauna, Jacuzzi and swimming pools
  • Daily activities, lectures, art and craft classes and guest speakers on cruises of 5 nights or more
  • On-board entertainment, live music and dancing
  • Porterage of luggage when embarking and disembarking.

All cruises sail from London Tilbury, Newcastle, Liverpool or Bristol, and it's easy to reach the relevant port thanks to our nationwide VIP chauffeur service. Included when you book through Saga, this will whisk you conveniently from your own front door to the ship, and home again on your return. It's the easy way to sail to the magnificent cities of the Baltic, the remote corners of the British Isles and even join a Round the World cruise.

Alternatively, if you prefer to drive yourself, we include secure car parking facilities at the dock.

Set sail on a cruise of a lifetime with Cruise & Maritime Voyages’ flagship Columbus around the world. Enjoy leisurely days at sea, carefree evenings and incredible highlights as you circumnavigate the globe. 

This is a great chance to see the iconic sights of Australia, Maori heritage of New Zealand, vibrant and diverse cities and of the Far East and more. From the Great Barrier Reef, Shanghai and Hong Kong to the tropical paradise of  French Polynesian islands, Ho Chi Minh City, bustling Mumbai and mystical Oman. Discover the ancient temples of Thailand, the rainforest in Malaysia, the great archaeological sites of Luxor and Petra, and compare the mighty Suez and Panama canals. You'll experience many of the world's most spectacular destinations.

The cruise line will automatically add a service charge of £5 per person per day to your on-board account (£4.00 per person per night for cruises of more than 16 nights in duration). You can adjust this amount through Guest Services. If you have pre-paid gratuities no adjustments can be made. Gratuities to drivers and guides during your holiday are not included and are entirely at your discretion.

Departure Date Holiday Name Number of Nights Departure Point Lead Price  
December 21, 2017 Christmas and New Year in the Canaries and Madeira 15 nights Tilbury £1,999
Departure Date Holiday Name Number of Nights Departure Point Lead Price  
January 5, 2018 Grand Round the World Voyage 121 nights Tilbury £10,399
January 7, 2018 Amazon, West Indies and Azores 42 nights Tilbury £3,599
February 18, 2018 Land of the Northern Lights 2018 14 nights Tilbury £1,279
March 4, 2018 Land of the Northern Lights to Iceland 12 nights Tilbury £1,219
March 16, 2018 Canary Islands and Madeira 2018 15 nights Tilbury £1,419
March 31, 2018 Easter Getaway and the River Seine 7 nights Tilbury £849
April 7, 2018 Grand British Isles Discovery 2018 12 nights Tilbury £1,269
April 19, 2018 Majestic Fjordland 2018 7 nights Tilbury £839
May 6, 2018 Around the British Isles 10 nights Tilbury £1,229
May 12, 2018 Breathtaking Fjords 7 nights Newcastle-upon-Tyne £799
May 16, 2018 Grand Baltic Cities and St Petersburg 14 nights Tilbury £1,559
May 19, 2018 St Petersburg and the Cities of the Baltic 14 nights Newcastle-upon-Tyne £1,569
June 2, 2018 British Isles Discovery 2018 10 nights Newcastle-upon-Tyne £1,029
June 6, 2018 Adventure to Iceland 12 nights Tilbury £1,419
June 12, 2018 Iceland and the Northern Isles from Newcastle 12 nights Newcastle-upon-Tyne £1,349
June 18, 2018 Great British Summertime Cruise 12 nights Tilbury £1,349
June 24, 2018 Scottish Islands and Faroes 7 nights Newcastle-upon-Tyne £919
June 30, 2018 Summer Fjords 8 nights Tilbury £944
July 1, 2018 North to Iceland 12 nights Liverpool £1,479
July 8, 2018 Grand British Isles Discovery aboard Columbus 12 nights Tilbury £1,349
July 13, 2018 Fjordland Splendour 9 nights Liverpool £999
August 24, 2018 Extraordinary Fjords 7 nights Tilbury £784
August 27, 2018 Around the UK and Ireland 10 nights Avonmouth, Bristol £1,029
August 31, 2018 Circumnavigating the UK 12 nights Tilbury £1,239
September 6, 2018 Baltic Cities and St Petersburg 2018 16 nights Bristol £1,429
September 12, 2018 Cultural Baltic Cities and St Petersburg 13 nights Tilbury £1,319
September 25, 2018 British Isles and Cities Discovery 10 nights Tilbury £999
October 5, 2018 Norways Majestic Fjordland 7 nights Tilbury £819
October 7, 2018 Canary Islands and Madeira from Bristol 15 nights Bristol £1,299
October 12, 2018 Madeira and Canary Contrast 15 nights Tilbury £1,369
October 28, 2018 Land of the Northern Lights to Norway 14 nights Tilbury £1,249