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How To Plan A Cruise Holiday in 10 Simple Steps
There are many things to consider when planning a cruise holiday, but with AhoyCruises to help you along the way with this simple guide, you will become an expert in a few short minutes. If you need further assistance or answers to specific questions, feel free to contact us via the website or simply pick up the phone and call us on 020 3384 0316 where our reservation staff will be happy to assist you.
1. What kind of cruise holiday are you looking for?
AhoyCruises work with multiple cruise lines and have options to accommodate most requirements for individual with varied taste and styles. If you are the adventurous type that enjoys the thrill of different ports with many activities or the laidback type that needs the fresh sea air to relax and unwind, we at AhoyCruises have the cruise holiday itinerary to meet your needs.
2. Where and when do you want to go?
Our cruise line partners provide sailings around the world throughout the year. However, the dates are specific to destinations and availability. A list of destinations we offer are as follows;
Asia & Indian Ocean
Australia & New Zealand
Canada & New England
Red Sea & Egypt
3. How to select the best itinerary for you?
This really depends on your availability and the amount of days you want the holiday to be. AhoyCruises can tailor the cruise to best suit you, whether it’s a 14 nights including pre and post cruise hotel stay or a world cruise lasting several months. Decide on all the places you wish to visit or a region such as Australasia, (covering Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Vietnam, Cambodia and Singapore) or South America starting from LA. Based on your list, our agents at AhoyCruises will be able to find you the right itinerary or look at some packages that are on the website, www.ahoycruises.co.uk in the “Destination of the Week” or “Most popular Collection”.
4. How much does it cost and what is included?
Your cruise holiday package cost is determined by several factors such as cruise line, cruise ship, destination and duration, when you travel, the stateroom or cabin type, the deck or floor your cabin is located on and availability. Cabin prices are quoted on per person (pp) basis and on double occupancy. Additional factors may include elegant or casual dining options, on-board entertainment, drinks packages and gratuities if any. Call one of our agents on 020 3384 0316 to explain what is included at time of booking your luxury cruise holiday with AhoyCruises.
5. How to choose the right cruise ship
AhoyCruises has access to all ships from our partner cruise lines to cover from grand ships carrying over thousands of passengers to smaller, more intimate vessels accommodating a few hundred. While we update information on all ships listed on our website regularly so you can peruse at your own leisure, please feel free to call us and our agents will be happy to assist.
6. How to select the right cabin that meets your needs?
Each cruise line has a different way of classifying their “Cabins” or “Stateroom”, but a golden rule of thumb is one of following categories; “Inside Cabin”, “Outside Cabin”, “Balcony Cabin” and “Suites”. Each cabin type comes with a set of amenities and bed type so you will find something that suites your needs. You will be able to see a selection of each cabin type on our website www.ahoycruises.co.uk, so pay a visit and see what is right for you.
7. Are you traveling with children, friends or family?
Traveling with family or a group is always a memorable holiday and a great way of picking up a bargain. Logistically it can be difficult to organise so we at AhoyCruises advise you to book early for the best selection of cabins that are close or far from members within your group. If you are traveling with children be assured we will find the right ship to keep them entertained with kids and teen clubs.
8. Do you need help booking air, hotel or excursions?
All of our package offers are built with you coming back to your home country. The combinations are dependent on you. We will provide flights as directed by the offer on the way out or for the return part of your holiday. Speak to one of our cruises specialist and they will guide you.
9. What kinds of shore excursions most interest you?
From sightseeing and nature tours to off-the- beaten-path adventures and more, you can experience the best of every destination with a shore excursion. Choosing the right tour is easy so be sure to pre-reserve for best selection and availability. Call our cruise specialist to learn more about excursions and tours on 020 3384 1316.
10. What if you need to cancel?
It is important to note there are restrictions regarding fare refunds and cancellation fees may apply. Before you cancel, please read terms and conditions available on our website or as part of your booking documentations for specific details. Alternatively, speak with our customer services team on 020 3384 0317 and together we will be able to best guide you.