With the launch of Ambassador Cruise Line, the first brand-new British cruise line to be launched since 2010, cruises are set to make a comeback. In this travel feature, we take a close look at five of the bucket list sailings they have lined up.
Following the inaugural voyage to Hamburg in April 2022, Ambassador will be journeying to some suite incredible destinations, including some of Scandinavia’s finest, Russian and the Caribbean. In what will come as excellent news to those planning where to go, the cruise line is currently offering saver fares, so now is the prime time to plan that big bucket-list trip for 2022 and 2023.
Best of the British Isles
- 26th of May, 2022
- 12 nights
- Prices start at £1219pp (saving £60pp) for a Standard Plus Twin room
To celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, be part of a special cruise to the farthest-flung corners of the UK. With lush landscapes and unrivalled tranquillity, see Britain’s offshore islands in all their glory, from the chilly beauty of Orkney to sun-drenched Scilly and St. Peter Port on Guernsey, where Britain meets France in one of the wealthiest enclaves on earth. On board, join the celebrations to mark Her Majesty’s 70th year as monarch with royal historians, fascinating lectures, a special Jubilee dinner, and more to be announced.
- 16th of October, 2022
- Seven nights
- Prices start at £599pp (saving £100pp) for a Standard Plus Twin room
Norway is undeniably breathtaking, and the sheer scale of the destination’s fjords has to be seen to be believed. Gliding along mirror-smooth waters, be wowed by pristine landscapes with an endless, unspoilt vista of craggy cliffs, magnificent waterfalls and snow-capped mountains. Highlights include Haugesund, formerly the royal seat of the Viking kings; this typically Scandinavian town is set amid the stunning fjords and waterfalls, with colourful houses and a charming waterfront.
Baltic Treasures and St. Peterburg
- 23rd of July 2022
- 14 nights
- Prices start at £1149pp (saving £200pp) for a Standard Twin room
Journey through the Baltic Sea to one of Russia’s jewels and a treasure-house of history, St. Petersburg, with its array of ornate churches and cathedrals, opulent palaces that once housed Tsars and, of course, the magnificent Hermitage Museum. The Baltics are also home to incredible medieval cities and cosmopolitan capitals, with unique architecture blending the very best of east and west.
Ambassador Cruise Line takes travellers from the wealth of Copenhagen and Stockholm to the up-and-coming capital of Tallinn, Estonia. As an interactive Circus Cruise for all the family, guests onboard can also experience some of the UK’s greatest acts and learn the art of juggling, diablo, balancing, and illusion.
A Caribbean Cocktail
- 5th of January, 2023
- 42 nights
- Prices start at £3169 (saving £350pp) for a Superior Twin room
Swap the cold winter blues for warm crystal-clear seas and cloudless skies on a tropical voyage to the Caribbean. Soak in Cuba’s charming capital, palm-fringed beaches, dramatic volcanoes and tropical rainforests, as well as exploring a mosaic of Caribbean islands including Barbados, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Jamaica, Turks & Caicos, Tortola (BVI) and Antigua. A one-stop-shop for paradise hunters and active adventurers.
Iceland’s Land of the Northern Lights
- 23rd of March, 2023
- 11 nights
- Prices start at £799pp (saving £140pp) for a Standard Twin room
No visit to Iceland would be complete without a view of the Aurora Borealis. It was one of the planet’s true natural wonders, showcasing just how beautiful the night sky can be with vivid swathes of green and pink. Ambassador will take travellers to the beautiful and unblemished island of Iceland, with its colourful, cosmopolitan capital of Reykjavik, in search of this elusive and fabled phenomenon. Along the way, Ambience will visit Invergordon and the remote and tranquil archipelagos of Orkney and the Faroe Islands to complete an unforgettable itinerary.
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