Since starting this business 10 years ago my passion for cruising has got stronger and stronger. With the help of our partner's training and other professional organisations, such as CLIA, my knowledge of cruising is well established. Every day is a learning day in travel. This helps me understand my client's requirements and guide them the best way possible. I am a firm believer that your time is precious and its me to unlock that cruise holiday for you.
Although many cruise ships are designed and perfected to their client’s requirements there is no good or bad cruise ship on my list. They are all fabulous and all do a sterling job. My favourite ship is Cunard's Queen Mary 2. Technically she is not a cruise ship but an Ocean Liner. Her architect, Stephen Payne a veteran of 40 ships, purposely designed her for the North Atlantic. Her design is one to marvel at, as well as her safety features, one being the extra defence at the bow, protecting the ship from any rogue waves. As you enter the ship for the first time you feel that you have stepped back in time to the golden era of sailing. A classic she is, as well as comfortable with many first amenities such as the biggest library on any ship and a purposely built observatory together with an astronomy show for all stargazers on board. Like for like she will meet all kinds of luxury benchmarks, she is modest and affordable to the regular cruiser. And they offer sample cruises which is a great way to experience this Ocean Liner. Classic cruising at classic prices.
Only on a cruise voyage can I undertake my travel destination wish list. Both transiting the Panama Canal and visiting Cuba (Oh come on! those cigars and Salsa dancing!). Both feature heavily on many bucket lists and with the planning of our dedicated cruise partners, I can do both on one sailing. Both feature different experiences which can’t be matched on any brochure.
Primarily a travel agent is there for you, to make sure your package is ring-fenced with ABTA/IATA bonded. Having the knowledge and tools for inside access we take out the tedious task of web surfing all day, which can be tedious and non-productive. To make sure you have a stress-free holiday we don’t use agencies that “pop up” on the web, only dedicated, recommended, bonded, and trustworthy partners. We all like a bargain but when it comes to a cruise holiday “Value for money” is what matters. At GoCruise & Travel, we don’t have any hidden charges and once you are on holiday you can be rest assured that we will be by your side should an emergency arise. Behind the scenes, in Ipswich we have a dedicated and friendly team who endeavour to make sure your booking goes smoothly. The advantage of GoCruise & Travel - No call centre, just you and the travel consultant=one number. Just right for a long-lasting relationship.
Just returned home from Paris with my wife. We would both like to say how much we enjoyed ourselves, the hotel was 1st class & organised trips were very good. We would both also like to say a big thank you to your rep ANDY, who was absolutely brilliant. He looked after us all, was very informative and attentive. He is an asset to your company.
I was on this trip with my husband and 2 friends and would just like to say how much we loved the whole experience. However we are all agreed that the guide Suzanne made this trip exceptional. Hopefully we will be booking with you again.
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