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United Kingdom

Sun, Sea & Monaco Grand Prix 16 nights
on the Black Watch

Cruise from Southampton, UK

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Amenities & Facilities

Air conditioning Bar Laundry service Luggage Storage Nature or Scenic Area Paraplegic Rooms Restaurant Rooms Satellite TV Spa Swimming Pool

This thrilling Mediterranean cruise aboard Black Watch is your chance to explore beautiful cities; soak-up some sunshine on beautiful golden-sand beaches; and experience the excitement of a Formula One Grand Prix on one unforgettable holiday.

Monaco is host to arguably the most exciting race in the F1 calendar and docking overnight in nearby Nice on the weekend of the 2017 Monaco Grand Prix, you’ll have the opportunity to experience the thrill of this simply spectacular sporting event. On Saturday you can sample the tense atmosphere of the qualifying session; and then on race day you’ll have time to soak up the incredible pre-race atmosphere before taking your seat to watch the world’s greatest drivers push their 200mph, multi-million pound speed machines to the limit through the streets and tunnels of the glamourous principality – a simply unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Not only is this fantastic 15-night cruise a dream holiday for speed-freaks, it’s also perfect for those looking for a bit of sunshine and culture. Visiting Cannes – home of the world-renowned annual film festival – before you call into Nice, you can sample the movie-star lifestyle at high-end stores and luxury casinos, and capture the splendour of the French Riviera. You’ll also have the chance to enjoy superb views from the top of the famous rock in Gibraltar, and explore three stunning Spanish cities. See the striking Alcazaba Fortress in Malaga, from where you can also take a trip to Granada and the glorious Alhambra Palace; admire the incredible Roman architecture and picturesque bay of Cartagena; and discover iconic wonders such as the remarkable Sagrada Familia in beautiful Barcelona.

ITINERARY

Date Arrive Depart Destination
19 May 2017 --- Late PM Southampton, UK
23 May 2017 Early AM Late PM Malaga, Spain
24 May 2017 Early AM Late PM Cartagena, Spain
26 May 2017 Early AM Late Night Anchor Port Cannes, France
27 May 2017 Early AM --- Nice, France
28 May 2017 --- Late Night Nice, France
29 May 2017 Early PM Late Night Barcelona, Spain
31 May 2017 Early AM Late PM Gibraltar
04 Jun 2017 Early AM --- Southampton, UK

ITINERARY TIMINGS ARRIVE OR DEPART FROM

Early am 05h00 to 10h00
Late am 10h00 to 12h00
Early pm 12h00 to 15h30
Late pm 15h30 to 19h00
Late night 19h00 onwards

Cabin rates from:

Interior Room
GBP 1 799 per person sharing
Ocean View Cabin
GBP 2 199 per person sharing
Departs 19 May 2017 from Southampton, UK

Rate Includes:

* Comfortable en suite cabin accommodation, including TV, hairdryer, individual air conditioning, and in-cabin safe or use of free safety deposit boxes.
* Fine dining, informal buffets and late-night snacks throughout the day and early evening.
* Complimentary tea and coffee during the day and early evening at selected venues.
* Morning coffee with biscuits, and afternoon sandwiches and cakes.
* In-cabin sandwiches and snacks.
* All evening entertainment, including cabarets and dancing.
* Captains cocktail party and gala buffet.
* On board leisure facilities, including swimming pools, Jacuzzis and use of gym equipment.
* Daily on board activities and free lectures.
* Vistas special interest programmes, or Music and Laughter headline entertainers on many cruises relevant Shore Tours and some add-ons may be chargeable.
* All port taxes for UK ports, Scottish ports of call and UK airport departure taxes where collectable in advance.
* Luggage porterage between your cabin and the drop-off or pick-up point.

Rate Exclude:

* Travel to and from the port or airports as well as flights.
* All drinks on board.
- Optional All Inclusive Package available on selected cruises only.
* Shore Tours.
* Hairdressing, health, beauty treatments, and selected fitness classes.
* Personal laundry and dry cleaning.
* Passports and visa costs.
* Holiday travel Insurance.
* Government levies or taxes introduced after publication of this brochure.
* Discretionary gratuities to the crew, drivers, guides, etc. on board and ashore.
* All Extras

Terms & Conditions:

* Rates valid for South African residents only.
* Rates are subject to change and availability.
* Rates are based on Great British Pound GBP.
* Everything on board is priced in Sterling.

For mobile users, you may launch the full service webpage by clicking HERE or launch the CONTACT US page.

The Braemar Highland Games 10 nights
on the Braemar

Cruise from Southampton, UK

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Amenities & Facilities

Air conditioning Bar Laundry service Luggage Storage Nature or Scenic Area Paraplegic Rooms Restaurant Rooms Satellite TV Spa Swimming Pool

Royal palaces; historic castles; and even one of Scotland’s greatest annual events – all this and more awaits you on this rewarding adventure.

Experience an incredible circumnavigation of Great Britain aboard Braemar on a fantastic cruise featuring destinations harbouring intriguing links to the Royal Family.

Docking overnight in Leith allows you time to discover the many Royal attractions of Edinburgh. You could visit the iconic castle in the city’s UNESCO-listed Old Town, then walk the length of the Royal Mile to Holyrood Palace; explore the Royal Botanic Garden; or even step on board the Royal Yacht Britannia. Stirling Castle – the childhood home of Mary Queen of Scots – is well worth taking a trip to see. Calling into Dundee next, experience the thrill of the annual Braemar Highland Games on a simply unforgettable tour. Raise a cheer for those competing in events such as the gruelling caber toss and tug of war; listen as bag-pipers march and play in unison; watch traditional highland dancers; and of course enjoy a plate of haggis and ‘wee dram’ of whisky. You may even spot Her Majesty the Queen and Prince Philip, who often attend this superb Scottish celebration.

From Invergordon go in search of legendary ‘Nessie’ on a tour to Loch Ness; or shroud yourself in the history and beauty of Cawdor Castle and Gardens. The Castle of Mey – the Queen Mother’s former holiday home – can be visited on a short trip to Caithness from Scrabster, where you could also visit Dunnet Head – the most northerly point on the British mainland. Scenic cruising along the picturesque Sound of Mull – where a diverse range of fauna including white-tailed eagles, seals, and even dolphins are often spotted – and past Duart Castle is then followed by a day in Belfast. Be sure to visit the fascinating Titanic Belfast experience; explore the pretty gardens of the historic castle; and see the Grand Opera House. Hillsborough Castle – the Royal Family’s official Northern Ireland home – is just a short distance away from the centre of the city.

ITINERARY

Date Arrive Depart Destination
29 Aug 2017 --- Late PM Southampton, UK
31 Aug 2017 Late AM --- Leith for Edinburgh, Scotland
01 Sep 2017 --- Late Night Leith for Edinburgh, Scotland
02 Sep 2017 Early AM Late Night Dundee, Scotland
03 Sep 2017 Early PM Late Night Invergordon, Scotland
04 Sep 2017 Early AM Late PM Scrabster, Scotland
05 Sep 2017 Early AM Early AM Cruising Sound of Mull
05 Sep 2017 Early AM Early AM Cruising past Duart Castle
05 Sep 2017 Late AM Late PM Anchor Port Oban, Argyle and Bute
06 Sep 2017 Early AM Late PM Belfast, UK
08 Sep 2017 Early AM --- Southampton, UK

ITINERARY TIMINGS ARRIVE OR DEPART FROM

Early am 05h00 to 10h00
Late am 10h00 to 12h00
Early pm 12h00 to 15h30
Late pm 15h30 to 19h00
Late night 19h00 onwards

Cabin rates from:

Inside Cabin
GBP 1 299 per person sharing
Ocean View Cabin
GBP 1 599 per person sharing
Departs 29 August 2017 from Southampton, UK

Rate Includes:

* Comfortable en suite cabin accommodation, including TV, hairdryer, individual air conditioning, and in-cabin safe or use of free safety deposit boxes.
* Fine dining, informal buffets and late-night snacks throughout the day and early evening.
* Complimentary tea and coffee during the day and early evening at selected venues.
* Morning coffee with biscuits, and afternoon sandwiches and cakes.
* In-cabin sandwiches and snacks.
* All evening entertainment, including cabarets and dancing.
* Captains cocktail party and gala buffet.
* On board leisure facilities, including swimming pools, Jacuzzis and use of gym equipment.
* Daily on board activities and free lectures.
* Vistas special interest programmes, or Music and Laughter headline entertainers on many cruises relevant Shore Tours and some add-ons may be chargeable.
* All port taxes for UK ports, Scottish ports of call and UK airport departure taxes where collectible in advance.
* Luggage porterage between your cabin and the drop-off or pick-up point.

Rate Exclude:

* Travel to and from the port or airports as well as flights.
* All drinks on board.
- Optional All Inclusive Package available on selected cruises only.
* Shore Tours.
* Hairdressing, health, beauty treatments, and selected fitness classes.
* Personal laundry and dry cleaning.
* Passports and visa costs.
* Holiday travel Insurance.
* Government levies or taxes introduced after publication of this brochure.
* Discretionary gratuities to the crew, drivers, guides, etc. on board and ashore.
* All Extras

Terms & Conditions:

* Rates valid for South African residents only.
* Rates are subject to change and availability.
* Rates are based on Great British Pound GBP.
* Everything on board is priced in Sterling.

For mobile users, you may launch the full service webpage by clicking HERE or launch the CONTACT US page.

Scandinavian Waterways and St. Petersburg 14 nights on the Braemar

Cruise from Southampton, UK

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Amenities & Facilities

Air conditioning ATM or Banking services Bar Laundry service Luggage Storage Nature or Scenic Area Paraplegic Rooms Restaurant Rooms Satellite TV Spa Swimming Pool

Relax and enjoy the view from on board Braemar as you sail picturesque Scandinavian waterways, and discover a smorgasbord of wonderful sights and cultural delights in charming cities on this wonderful voyage.

Sailing first into beautiful Swedish fjords, you will take in the gorgeous scenery of Abyfjorden, Gullmarsfjorden, Saltkallefjorden and Farlevfjorden before cruising onwards to Denmark. Experience a cultural feast at the waterfront in Aalborg, where a diverse array of attractions such as the renowned Utzon Centre, 16th century Aalborghus Slot and the House of Music are found; enjoy countryside views during a relaxing journey along a section of Denmarks largest fjord, and explore Copenhagen to discover an abundance of highlights including the Christiansborg and Amalienborg Palaces, the historic Tivoli Gardens and the Little Mermaid. The UNESCO-listed cathedral in nearby Roskilde is well worth visiting on a tour from the Danish capital. Returning to Sweden next, you will see remarkable medieval architecture during a short stay in UNESCO-listed Visby – accessible only to smaller-sized ships such as Braemar.

An undoubted highlight of this incredible cruise is an overnight stay in stunning St. Petersburg, one of the worlds most beautiful cities. This Russian gem is awash with spectacular sights. The iconic Hermitage Museum, Peterhof Palace, elaborate Church on the Spilled Blood, and the magnificent Catherine Palace all feature on the citys must-visit list. You even have time to see the city from a different perspective on a wonderful canal boat tour, or indulge in an evening at the ballet. Calls into UNESCO-listed Tallinn – where the beautiful Baroque-style Kadriorg Palace and ornate Alexander Nevsky Cathedral are not-to-be-missed – and Szczecin are followed by superb scenic cruising along the pretty Oder River and Germanys impressive Kiel Canal.

ITINERARY

Date Arrive Depart Destination
24 Jun 2017 --- Late PM Southampton, UK
26 Jun 2017 Late PM Late PM Cruising Abyfjorden
26 Jun 2017 Late PM Late PM Cruising Gullmarsfjorden
26 Jun 2017 Late PM Late PM Cruising Saltkallefjorden
26 Jun 2017 Late PM Late Night Cruising Farlevfjorden
26 Jun 2017 Late Night Late Night Cruising Gullmarsfjorden
27 Jun 2017 Early AM Late PM Aalborg, Denmark
27 Jun 2017 Late PM Late Night Cruising Limfjorden
28 Jun 2017 Early AM Late PM Copenhagen, Denmark
29 Jun 2017 Early PM Late PM Visby, Sweden
01 Jul 2017 Early AM --- St Petersburg, Russia
02 Jul 2017 --- Late PM St Petersburg, Russia
03 Jul 2017 Early AM Late PM Tallinn, Estonia
05 Jul 2017 Early AM Late PM Szczecin, Poland
05 Jul 2017 Late PM Late Night Cruising Oder River
06 Jul 2017 Early AM Late Night Kiel Canal Transit
08 Jul 2017 Early AM --- Southampton, UK

ITINERARY TIMINGS ARRIVE OR DEPART FROM
Early am 05h00 to 10h00
Late am 10h00 to 12h00
Early pm 12h00 to 15h30
Late pm 15h30 to 19h00
Late night 19h00 onwards

Cabin prices per person from:

Inside Cabin

GBP 1 699 per person sharing

Ocean View Cabin

GBP 1 949 per person sharing
Departs 24 June 2017 from Southampton, UK

Rate Includes:

* Comfortable en suite cabin accommodation, including TV, hairdryer, individual air conditioning, and in-cabin safe or use of free safety deposit boxes.
* Fine dining, informal buffets and late-night snacks throughout the day and early evening.
* Complimentary tea and coffee during the day and early evening at selected venues.
* Morning coffee with biscuits, and afternoon sandwiches and cakes.
* In-cabin sandwiches and snacks.
* All evening entertainment, including cabarets and dancing.
* Captains cocktail party and gala buffet.
* On board leisure facilities, including swimming pools, Jacuzzis and use of gym equipment.
* Daily on board activities and free lectures.
* Vistas special interest programmes, or Music and Laughter headline entertainers on many cruises relevant Shore Tours and some add-ons may be chargeable.
* All port taxes for UK ports, Scottish ports of call and UK airport departure taxes where collectable in advance.
* Luggage porterage between your cabin and the drop-off or pick-up point.

Rate Exclude:

* Travel to and from the port or airports as well as flights.
* All drinks on board.
- Optional All Inclusive Package available on selected cruises only.
* Shore Tours.
* Hairdressing, health, beauty treatments, and selected fitness classes.
* Personal laundry and dry cleaning.
* Passports and visa costs.
* Holiday travel Insurance.
* Government levies or taxes introduced after publication of this brochure.
* Discretionary gratuities to the crew, drivers, guides, etc. on board and ashore.
* All Extras

Term & Conditions:

* Rates valid for South African residents only.
* Rates are subject to change and availability.
* Rates are based on Great British Pound GBP.
* Everything on board is priced in Sterling.

For mobile users, you may launch the full service webpage by clicking HERE or launch the CONTACT US page.

Norwegian Christmas 15 nights on the Black Watch

Cruise from Southampton, UK

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Amenities & Facilities

Air conditioning Bar Laundry service Luggage Storage Nature or Scenic Area Paraplegic Rooms Restaurant Rooms Satellite TV Spa Swimming Pool

Combine the breathtaking natural wonders of Arctic Norway with a sprinkling of festive fun on this wonderful winter adventure aboard Black Watch

Stepping ashore in unique and beautiful ports of call, you will discover a diverse range of experiences – all complimented by a Christmas with all the trimmings on board Black Watch.

ITINERARY

Date Arrive Depart Destination
21 Dec 2017 --- Late PM Southampton, UK
23 Dec 2017 Early PM Late Night Stavanger, Norway
26 Dec 2017 Early PM --- Alta, Norway
27 Dec 2017 --- Late Night Alta, Norway
28 Dec 2017 Early AM --- Tromso, Norway
29 Dec 2017 --- Late PM Tromso, Norway
31 Dec 2017 Early AM Late Night Trondheim, Norway
01 Jan 2018 Early PM Late PM Alesund, Norway
02 Jan 2018 Early AM Late Night Bergen, Norway
05 Jan 2018 Early AM --- Southampton, UK

ITINERARY TIMINGS ARRIVE OR DEPART FROM
Early am 05h00 to 10h00
Late am 10h00 to 12h00
Early pm 12h00 to 15h30
Late pm 15h30 to 19h00
Late night 19h00 onwards

Calling into stylish Stavanger just before Christmas, you could pick up last minute gifts for your friends and loved ones on board at Norways fourth largest shopping mall, or at charming stores in the historic Gamle Stavanger district. Then after enjoying a relaxing Christmas at sea, you will spend four unforgettable days in Arctic Norway. An overnight stay in Alta – one of the best places to see the extraordinary Northern Lights – gives you the best chance to see Mother Natures multi-coloured light display in action, while two days in Tromso allows plenty of time to discover the must-visit Arctic Cathedral, or even visit a traditional Sami camp. From both ports you can venture into the Arctic wilderness on exciting dog sledding excursions.

A full-day in Trondheim follows your Arctic adventure, with Black Watch docking in this charming, historic city on New Years Eve. You could spend the day exploring to discover highlights such as the Gothic-style Nidarosdomen Cathedral and Archbishops Palace, sip champagne with the friendly locals at the busy bars in the evening, then step back on board the ship to watch the fantastic fireworks display as the clock strikes midnight. Next you will have the chance to enjoy breathtaking views from the top of Mount Aksla during a short stop in Alesund before continuing on to Bergen, the final port of call. Make the most of your full-day in this beautiful city to explore the world-famous, UNESCO-listed Bryggen Wharf, ride the funicular to the top of Mount Floyen, or perhaps join a tour to the scenic Hardangerfjord.

Cabin prices per person from:

Interior Cabin

GBP 1 999 per person sharing

Ocean View Cabin

GBP 2 449 per person sharing
Departs 21 December 2017 from Southampton, UK

Rate Includes:

* Comfortable en suite cabin accommodation, including TV, hairdryer, individual air conditioning, and in-cabin safe or use of free safety deposit boxes.
* Fine dining, informal buffets and late-night snacks throughout the day and early evening.
* Complimentary tea and coffee during the day and early evening at selected venues.
* Morning coffee with biscuits, and afternoon sandwiches and cakes.
* In-cabin sandwiches and snacks.
* All evening entertainment, including cabarets and dancing.
* Captains cocktail party and gala buffet.
* On board leisure facilities, including swimming pools, Jacuzzis and use of gym equipment.
* Daily on board activities and free lectures.
* Vistas special interest programmes, or Music and Laughter headline entertainers on many cruises relevant Shore Tours and some add-ons may be chargeable.
* All port taxes for UK ports, Scottish ports of call and UK airport departure taxes where collectable in advance.
* Luggage porterage between your cabin and the drop-off or pick-up point.

Rate Exclude:

* Travel to and from the port or airports as well as flights.
* All drinks on board.
- Optional All Inclusive Package available on selected cruises only.
* Shore Tours.
* Hairdressing, health, beauty treatments, and selected fitness classes.
* Personal laundry and dry cleaning.
* Passports and visa costs.
* Holiday travel Insurance.
* Government levies or taxes introduced after publication of this brochure.
* Discretionary gratuities to the crew, drivers, guides, etc. on board and ashore.
* All Extras

Term & Conditions:

* Rates valid for South African residents only.
* Rates are subject to change and availability.
* Rates are based on Great British Pound GBP.
* Everything on board is priced in Sterling.

For mobile users, you may launch the full service webpage by clicking HERE or launch the CONTACT US page.

Sun, Souks and Siestas 18 nights
on the Black Watch

Cruise from Tilbury, UK

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Amenities & Facilities

Air conditioning Bar Laundry service Luggage Storage Nature or Scenic Area Paraplegic Rooms Restaurant Rooms Satellite TV Spa Swimming Pool

Be invigorated by the sunshine and stunning scenery of beautiful islands, and be captivated by attraction-packed cities in Portugal and Morocco on this enthralling 18-night escape from cold, gloomy weather back home.

A short stay in Portimao – where some of the Algarve’s best beaches and bars await your discovery – is followed by calls into two magnificent Moroccan cities. Make the most of your day in charming Casablanca to see the incredible Hassan II Mosque; grab a bite to eat at the world-famous Rick’s Café; or even join a tour to Marrakech to explore the bustling souks. In Agadir, be sure to enjoy the abundant sunshine on fine golden-sands, and take in superb views at the ruins of the Ancient Kasbah which overlooks the city.

Cruising to the Canaries offers you the chance to explore Lanzarote’s lunar-like landscapes and marvel at the Fire Mountains on a trip from Arrecife; enjoy Gran Canaria’s renowned warmth on Maspalomas Beach during a call into Las Palmas; and climb Mount Teide – Spain’s highest peak – from Santa Cruz de Tenerife, from where you can also visit the mysterious Pyramids of Guimar. In Santa Cruz de La Palma you’ll find historic churches, pretty palaces and several fantastic bars and restaurants – perfect for sampling Canarian culture and cuisine. With calls into Porto Santo and Funchal, you’ll also have plenty of time to admire gorgeous floral landscapes of Madeira; while on the Portuguese mainland you can sample delicious port wine in Oporto on a tour from Leixoes, and discover the architectural delights of Lisbon.

ITINERARY

Date Arrive Depart Destination
13 Nov 2017 --- Late Night Tilbury, UK
17 Nov 2017 Early PM Late PM Portimao, Portugal
18 Nov 2017 Early AM Late PM Casablanca, Morocco
19 Nov 2017 Early PM Late Night Agadir, Morocco
20 Nov 2017 Early PM Late Night Arrecife, Lanzarote
21 Nov 2017 Early AM Late Night Las Palmas, Gran Canaria
22 Nov 2017 Early AM Late Night Santa Cruz de Tenerife
23 Nov 2017 Early AM Early PM Santa Cruz de La Palma
24 Nov 2017 Early AM Late PM Porto Santo, Portugal
24 Nov 2017 Late Night --- Funchal, Madeira
25 Nov 2017 --- Late PM Funchal, Madeira
27 Nov 2017 Early AM Late PM Lisbon, Portugal
28 Nov 2017 Early AM Late PM Leixoes (for Oporto), Portugal
01 Dec 2017 Early AM --- Tilbury, UK

ITINERARY TIMINGS ARRIVE OR DEPART FROM

Early am 05h00 to 10h00
Late am 10h00 to 12h00
Early pm 12h00 to 15h30
Late pm 15h30 to 19h00
Late night 19h00 onwards

Cabin rates from:

Interior Room
GBP 1 699 per person sharing
Ocean View Cabin
GBP 2 099 per person sharing
Departs 13 Nov 2017 from Tilbury, UK

Rate Includes:

* Comfortable en suite cabin accommodation, including TV, hairdryer, individual air conditioning, and in-cabin safe or use of free safety deposit boxes.
* Fine dining, informal buffets and late-night snacks throughout the day and early evening.
* Complimentary tea and coffee during the day and early evening at selected venues.
* Morning coffee with biscuits, and afternoon sandwiches and cakes.
* In-cabin sandwiches and snacks.
* All evening entertainment, including cabarets and dancing.
* Captains cocktail party and gala buffet.
* On board leisure facilities, including swimming pools, Jacuzzis and use of gym equipment.
* Daily on board activities and free lectures.
* Vistas special interest programmes, or Music and Laughter headline entertainers on many cruises relevant Shore Tours and some add-ons may be chargeable.
* All port taxes for UK ports, Scottish ports of call and UK airport departure taxes where collectable in advance.
* Luggage porterage between your cabin and the drop-off or pick-up point.

Rate Exclude:

* Travel to and from the port or airports as well as flights.
* All drinks on board.
- Optional All Inclusive Package available on selected cruises only.
* Shore Tours.
* Hairdressing, health, beauty treatments, and selected fitness classes.
* Personal laundry and dry cleaning.
* Passports and visa costs.
* Holiday travel Insurance.
* Government levies or taxes introduced after publication of this brochure.
* Discretionary gratuities to the crew, drivers, guides, etc. on board and ashore.
* All Extras

Terms & Conditions:

* Rates valid for South African residents only.
* Rates are subject to change and availability.
* Rates are based on Great British Pound GBP.
* Everything on board is priced in Sterling.

For mobile users, you may launch the full service webpage by clicking HERE or launch the CONTACT US page.