Cruising from Southampton is a fantastic way to start your cruise holiday and is becoming an increasingly popular option for UK based travellers.
A number of major cruise lines sail from the port of Southampton, including P&O, Royal Caribbean, Princess Cruises, Celebrity Cruises and MSC to name a few. All of these cruise lines offer a variety of onboard features, making sure you have the best possible time onboard your cruise.
Sailing from Southampton is a great way to see the world – with cruise destinations including the Mediterranean, Canary Island and Scandinavia then further afield destinations such as long duration Caribbean cruises and round the world cruises.
There are many benefits from taking a cruise from Southampton, including less baggage restrictions that you may face by flying, no flight delays to be worried about and a reduced price (there is, after all, no airfare to pay). There are also options from certain cruise lines to add on return coach transfers to the port, port car parking and regional flights (baggage restrictions apply with regional flights).
First time cruisers might find a cruise from Southampton particularly appealing or cruisers who wish to take a quick short break. It’s one way to ensure you get the most out of your holiday – less time travelling and more time relaxing. Cruising from Southampton can also be the best option for those with young children.