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Short Break Cruises

If you are new to cruising or are looking for an alternative to a more traditional city break, then why not try one of our short break cruises?

We offer a wide range of voyages of up to 6 nights in duration with several of the world's most famous cruise lines. In addition to the choices available, many of our cruise mini-breaks depart from the UK, so they are also a fantastic option should you wish to avoid flying.

Which lines offer short break cruises?

There many cruise lines offering short break cruises. In terms of those that depart from the UK, you will find cruise mini-breaks available with P&O Cruises, Princess Cruises, Cunard and Fred Olsen. Saga Cruises also offer shorter itineraries and, in particular, their Christmas Market itineraries are often extremely popular.

It is also possible to enjoy a short break cruise with a luxury line, such as SeaDream Yacht Club or Hapag Lloyd Cruises. However, in most cases, these sailings will depart (and return) to an overseas port, which does mean flying out to meet the ship.

Where can I go on a short break cruise?

Short break cruises from the UK will generally cross the English Channel and head for Northern Europe. In particular, ports in Belgium frequently feature on mini-break cruise itineraries. Longer sailings, such as the five-night options offered by Saga Cruises, will also include stops in Holland and occasionally France.

As you might expect, choosing a fly-cruise mini-break opens up the range of destinations available. SeaDream offers five and six-night sailings in the Caribbean, while Hapag-Lloyd Cruises offer short cruises in New England and the Norwegian Fjords.

Azamara Club Cruises also operate a small number of short-duration cruises throughout the year, while Celebrity Cruises offer 2-6 night sailings in the Bahamas and the Caribbean aboard Celebrity Infinity.

If you would like further details regarding short break cruises or if you would like a quote for a future sailing, please call our Voyage Consultants on 0800 008 6677. Alternatively, make an online enquiry for one of the itineraries below.