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10 Reasons Why Everyone Should Go On A Cruise

There are a number of advantages associated with luxury cruises. One would be that it is such a convenient way to visit several different countries, seeing the various sites while travelling in style. We all know someone who has been on a cruise and cannot recommend them highly enough. Here at Eagle Travel, we are experienced travel agents in Bedford who have the knowledge and expertise to book you the cruise of a lifetime depending on your specific requirements. As leading Bedford cruise specialists, we are confident that we can find you the perfect cruise for the best possible price.

Cruise Dining

Dining on board Ship is always a lavish occasion and most people who cruise will mention the wonderful menus and delicious cuisine.  Most Cruise Ships have several dining venues including the main Restaurant with Silver Service as well as speciality restaurants and casual dining if you just want a light snack. Whilst cruises are famous for long lavish dinners of fine dining it is possible to find healthy options on most menus if you are feeling virtuous! Some cruise ships have a Formal policy for Dinner where others favour the more ‘resort casual’ approach. So if you want to dress up or prefer to dress down speak to the Bedford Cruise specialists at Eagle Travel, so that we can ensure you find the perfect cruise ship to suit your preferences.

Cruise Value

One of the reasons why people love cruises so much is the excellent value for money. Many of us know how expensive the added extras can be on any holiday. However, with a cruise the overall price is inclusive of your food, activities on board and world class daytime and evening entertainment. Some include gratuities and alcoholic beverages or offer ‘drinks packages’. Some of the ultra-luxurycruise lines even include excursions. The cruise specialists at Eagle Travel are happy to guide you.

Family Friendly

Many cruise ships today are designed to offer multi generational activities that the whole family can enjoy, with an objective to keep everyone happy and entertained. So if you are looking for a luxury family holiday then a cruise could be the perfect choice for you. The great thing about a cruise is that there are ample activities to keep children of all ages entertained, including kids & teenagers clubs, rock climbing walls, wave surfing and evening entertainment. Many ships will offer early Children’s Dinners so that parents can enjoy their evening whilst their children are fed and sleeping in the nursery. In addition to this, there are usually areas designed for adults only, such as casinos, spas, bars and much more. As cruise specialists in Bedford, we can suggest the best cruise ships for you and your family.

Socialising for single travellers

One reason many single travellers choose to cruise is the potential to meet like-minded people from all areas of the globe. Many cruise ships offer cocktail parties for passengers travelling alone so that they can meet other guests, often there are tables within the restaurants for single passengers so that they may dine in company. Some luxury lines employ ‘Ambassadors’ who are on board to meet, socialise and even dance with single guests. However if you prefer to find a quiet spot to read there are plenty of places to choose from. It’s your holiday after all.

One size does not fit all!

Ultra-luxury small ship cruising with black tie gourmet dining may suit some, whereas expedition cruising with a biologist and lecturers may be favourable to others.  Having Broadway style evening entertainment may be what some people look for on holiday whereas others prefer to enjoy a relaxed meal with friends and watch the world go by from their river cruise ship. There are so many different types of cruise destination as well as styles of ship – it’s important to find the one that suits you best. That is where the cruise specialists at Eagle Travel can advise and assist.

Ease of a cruise

One of the many reasons why so many people love cruises is simply due to the ease. Although we offer cruises worldwide, no-fly cruises departing from UK ports couldn’t be easier and cuts out the need for flights and long queues at the airport.

Arrive at your Ship, unpack just once then sit back and relax, with a new port of call to explore every day.

If you would like more information about the excellent no-fly cruise options we have to offer then please contact one of our trusted Bedford cruise specialists today.

Immerse yourself in a new destination

You may have a particular country you wish to visit, an ambition to see an iconic landmark, or see wildlife in its natural habitat, chances are there is a cruise that will fulfil your dreams. Tell the Cruise Specialists at Eagle Travel in Bedford and we will gladly research all cruise lines to find the perfect cruise for you.

A cruise allows you to visit several destinations without any stress and having unpacked once!

Your ports of call offer the opportunity to join an organised excursion to fully explore the local area and places of interest, or you may choose to explore a new city under your own steam and immerse yourself in a new culture and local sights. We have contacts with shore excursion companies that could save you money so ask us for our recommendations. Most cruise lines will reposition their Ships to follow the best weather, so you can enjoy the Med in the summer, Caribbean in the winter, Christmas Markets on a river cruise and the Far East in comfort. There are wonderful ports of call all over the world so ask the expert cruise specialists at Eagle Travel for cruises that visit your ‘bucket list’ destinations.

To Rest and Relax

There is something about being at sea that is very relaxing. Sitting on deck and watching the ocean can be mesmerising. In this day and age when travelling can be very stressful cruising is a fabulous way to unwind and do as you please. Find a quiet spot to read a book or take part in one of the many organised activities on board.

Activities at Sea

All cruise lines offer on board activities for your days at sea. You may wish to take a series of computer classes ,cookery courses or learn to dance. Enjoy guest lecturers such as Astronauts and explorers or take a language course. Some ships offer the opportunity to shop in markets with a Chef, others visit local wineries for wine tasting. If this all sounds too taxing, you can of course enjoy the afternoon quiz or a game of Bingo. All there for your pleasure if you choose to take part. Most activities are at no extra cost and the cruise specialists at Eagle Travel can guide you if you have any particular interests or hobbies.

Cabin choices to suit all budgets

Cruise ships are reinventing the art of cruising and building bigger ships with innovative Staterooms and Suites. Not surprisingly there is an array of cabin categories to suit all budgets, from smaller economical cabins to much larger family suites that benefit from separate living spaces. Some even have private gyms, grand pianos and Butler service. Depending on how many people are embarking on the luxury cruise adventure and your budget will determine the cabin you require. For an idea of what’s on offer and pricing please call our cruise specialists in Bedford.

Contact Us Today

Eagle Travel is a professional, independent travel company with a wealth of experience when it comes to arranging luxury holidays; we have a number of cruise specialists in our offices in Bedford, who have first-hand knowledge of many of the Cruise Ships so have the knowledge and expertise to find you the perfect luxury cruise.

With the help of our Bedford cruise specialists, we can plan a cruise that is suited to your requirements. So, whatever it is you are looking for both ashore and on board ship, our cruise specialists will find the perfect luxury cruise for you.

So why not call one of our Bedford cruise specialists today on 01234 348 882 to discuss the options in more detail.