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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' flagship


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

Marco Polo

Marco Polo is a smaller cruise liner with a friendly atmosphere – perfect for adventures!

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 £7 per person per day to your on-board account (£6.00 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  
August 24, 2018 Extraordinary Fjords 7 nights Tilbury £834
August 27, 2018 Around the UK and Ireland 10 nights Portbury £999
August 31, 2018 Circumnavigating the UK 12 nights Tilbury £1,299
September 5, 2018 Autumnal Canada 30 nights Tilbury £3,379
September 6, 2018 Baltic Cities and St Petersburg 2018 16 nights Portbury £1,549
September 12, 2018 Cultural Baltic Cities and St Petersburg 13 nights Tilbury £1,419
September 25, 2018 British Isles and Cities Discovery 10 nights Tilbury £979
October 5, 2018 Norways Majestic Fjordland 7 nights Tilbury £819
October 7, 2018 Canary Islands and Madeira from Bristol 15 nights Portbury £1,519
October 12, 2018 Madeira and Canary Contrast 15 nights Tilbury £1,519
October 28, 2018 Land of the Northern Lights to Norway 14 nights Tilbury £1,449
December 21, 2018 Christmas and New Year in the Canaries and Madeira 15 nights Tilbury £2,249
December 22, 2018 Festive Canary Islands and Madeira 15 nights Bristol £1,549
Departure Date Holiday Name Number of Nights Departure Point Lead Price  
January 5, 2019 Grand Round the World Voyage 2019 120 nights Tilbury £13,699
January 6, 2019 Grand Circle South America 70 nights Bristol £6,049
January 8, 2019 Central America and the Panama Canal 15 nights London Heathrow Airport £2,649
March 17, 2019 Chasing the Northern Lights 15 nights Bristol £1,329
March 27, 2019 Panama, Mexico and the Caribbean 36 nights London Heathrow Airport £3,979
May 4, 2019 St Petersburg and Baltic Cities 14 nights Newcastle-upon-Tyne £1,299
May 5, 2019 British Islands Discovery 10 nights Tilbury £1,049
May 15, 2019 Grand Baltic Cities and St Petersburg 2019 14 nights Tilbury £1,449
May 18, 2019 Majestic Fjordland in Spring 7 nights Newcastle-upon-Tyne £779
May 25, 2019 Baltic Cities and St Petersburg 2019 14 nights Newcastle-upon-Tyne £1,349
May 29, 2019 Majestic Fjordland and Amsterdam 7 nights Tilbury £779
June 5, 2019 Around the British Isles 2019 10 nights Tilbury £1,079
June 8, 2019 Iceland, Faroes and Northern Isles 13 nights Newcastle-upon-Tyne £1,244
June 15, 2019 Iceland and Northern Isles 12 nights Tilbury £1,349
June 21, 2019 Round Britain & River Seine 11 nights Newcastle-upon-Tyne £1,119
June 27, 2019 Baltic Summertime 14 nights Tilbury £1,349
July 2, 2019 Scottish Isles and Faroes 7 nights Newcastle-upon-Tyne £819
July 9, 2019 Iceland and Faroes 11 nights Liverpool £1,114
July 11, 2019 British Isles and Beyond 11 nights Tilbury £1,114
July 20, 2019 Summer Gardens and River Seine Experience 7 nights Liverpool £799
July 21, 2019 Arctic and Greenland Expedition Voyage 22 nights Tilbury £3,029
August 26, 2019 Majestic Fjordland 8 nights Tilbury £829
September 1, 2019 Canada in the Fall 2019 30 nights Tilbury £2,969
September 12, 2019 Iceland’s Land of Ice and Fire 12 nights Bristol £1,144
September 15, 2019 The Baltic in Autumn 14 nights Tilbury £1,339
September 24, 2019 Baltic Gems and St Petersburg 16 nights Bristol £1,389
September 29, 2019 Majestic Fjordland in Autumn 7 nights Tilbury £669
October 6, 2019 British Isles and Cities Discovery 2019 10 nights Tilbury £944
October 16, 2019 Canary Islands and Madeira 15 nights Tilbury £1,349