Whether you are new to cruising or want to experience something different, taster cruisers are the perfect way to make sure you've picked the correct cruise for you. With each cruise line offering a different holiday, this is crucial, as you won't want to spend your time or money on something that doesn't suit your interests. So, here are a few reasons why you should take a taster cruise in 2019.
As you may have only one or two nights to find out what you love about the ship, you might want to try (almost) everything. Now, while this might take away the factor of being pleasantly surprised when you get on board, the opportunity to find your top five favourite restaurants and pre-book them for that longer cruise will help your dream cruise flow a lot easier. This is also the same for activities on board, so you know which attractions to head for straight away next time.
The only entertainment you may not want to spoil for yourself is the show. However, if the taster cruise is to set you up for a sailing on a different vessel, or you are planning on taking your longer trip much later down the line, there's no chance of there being repeats.
Due to the nature of the cruise (many are for repositioning purposes), these short cruise breaks can be really inexpensive. Plus, if you are just on board to see what the ship is like, picking a lower grade cabin is a great choice to keep your costs down. Alternatively, you can try a high-end cabin and see if the added amenities are worth it.
Some cruise lines will also give small amounts of onboard spending money as an incentive. This is the perfect opportunity to treat yourself to a speciality dining venue or an extra bottle of wine.
When taking a short cruise out of the UK, there can be limited choice as to where you can go, but the more nights you add to your cruise, the further you will be able to travel. For example, if you only take a two-night mini-cruise you are likely to only visit somewhere like Honfleur, France for a day before sailing back.
If you are willing to take on an extra night, you can experience cities including Amsterdam and Rotterdam. Also, you can take a one-night cruise (sometimes called party nights) where you won't actually leave port, but you will still get the same opportunities to look around the ship and have a fun-filled night.
Finally, being able to settle onto a vessel without having the initial worries can help to kick-start the holiday of a lifetime.
So, even if you have never cruised before or you're looking for a change in the vessel to help reignite your passion for cruising, contact our friendly sales team via the freephone number above or complete the online enquiry form.