When you sail from the UK, your holiday starts the moment you set foot on the ship. Here’s why cruising direct from the country’s most popular port is so popular.
Coach connections are available from across the UK, there’s a whole network of rail routes available and domestic flights from regional airports offer another option. Those who prefer to drive will find secure parking, along with efficient baggage handlers.
Cruising from Southampton is great for those who prefer to skip airport queues and get straight on board, enjoying a relaxing start and slipping straight into holiday mode. Itineraries sailing straight from the UK usually incorporate more days spent at sea, meaning they’re one of the most leisurely ways to cruise. Set sail early evening and enjoy the sail-away festivities, before sitting down to your first dinner on board.
If you’re travelling alone, a cruise from Southampton is a great option, you’ll have plenty of time to get to know the other solo travellers on board, perhaps even forging a few new friendships in the process. Solo cruising has become very popular and cruise lines such as P&O Cruises, Cunard and Fred.
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