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Azamara Club Cruises
Cruise Ship
Azamara Journey
Cabin Type
Suite
Departure Port
Dubai
Destination
Asia
15 nights
Nov 24, 2017 — Dec 09, 2017
Fri — Sat
68
%
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last 6 days
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Cunard Line
Cruise Ship
Queen Victoria
Cabin Type
Suite
Departure Port
Southampton
Destination
Transatlantic
24 nights
Nov 18, 2017 — Dec 12, 2017
Sat — Tue
64
%
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last 3 days
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Cunard Line
Cruise Ship
Queen Mary 2 (QM2)
Cabin Type
Inside
Departure Port
Southampton
Destination
Transatlantic
7 nights
Oct 13, 2017 — Oct 20, 2017
Fri — Fri
59
%
Drop in price
since yesterday
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Cunard Line
Cruise Ship
Queen Mary 2 (QM2)
Cabin Type
Suite
Departure Port
Sydney (Australia)
Destination
Asia
22 nights
Mar 09, 2018 — Mar 31, 2018
Fri — Sat
50
%
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last 3 days
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Cunard Line
Cruise Ship
Queen Victoria
Cabin Type
Balcony
Departure Port
Rome (Civitavecchia)
Destination
Western Mediterranean
7 nights
Sep 16, 2017 — Sep 23, 2017
Sat — Sat
47
%
Drop in price
since yesterday
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Azamara Club Cruises
Cruise Ship
Azamara Journey
Cabin Type
Suite
Departure Port
Athens (Piraeus)
Destination
Eastern Mediterranean
17 nights
Oct 28, 2017 — Nov 14, 2017
Sat — Tue
41
%
Drop in price in the
last 5 days
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Cunard Line
Cruise Ship
Queen Mary 2 (QM2)
Cabin Type
Suite
Departure Port
Southampton
Destination
Around the World
45 nights
Jan 10, 2018 — Feb 24, 2018
Wed — Sat
41
%
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last 4 days
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Cunard Line
Cruise Ship
Queen Victoria
Cabin Type
Inside
Departure Port
Rome (Civitavecchia)
Destination
British Isles & Western Europe
14 nights
Sep 23, 2017 — Oct 07, 2017
Sat — Sat
39
%
Drop in price in the
last 3 days
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Azamara Club Cruises
Cruise Ship
Azamara Quest
Cabin Type
Inside
Departure Port
Miami
Destination
Cuba
7 nights
Nov 20, 2017 — Nov 27, 2017
Mon — Mon
39
%
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last 3 days
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Cunard Line
Cruise Ship
Queen Victoria
Cabin Type
Balcony
Departure Port
Venice
Destination
Western Mediterranean
14 nights
Oct 21, 2017 — Nov 04, 2017
Sat — Sat
37
%
Drop in price
since yesterday
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Cunard Line
Cruise Ship
Queen Mary 2 (QM2)
Cabin Type
Suite
Departure Port
Southampton
Destination
Africa
17 nights
Jan 10, 2018 — Jan 27, 2018
Wed — Sat
33
%
Drop in price in the
last 7 days
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Cunard Line
Cruise Ship
Queen Mary 2 (QM2)
Cabin Type
Suite
Departure Port
Hamburg
Destination
Transatlantic
9 nights
Nov 03, 2017 — Nov 12, 2017
Fri — Sun
30
%
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last 3 days
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Azamara Club Cruises
Cruise Ship
Azamara Journey
Cabin Type
Inside
Departure Port
Hong Kong
Destination
Asia
15 nights
Dec 23, 2017 — Jan 07, 2018
Sat — Sun
25
%
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last 2 days
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Cunard Line
Cruise Ship
Queen Mary 2 (QM2)
Cabin Type
Suite
Departure Port
New York (Manhattan)
Destination
Eastern Caribbean
12 nights
Nov 26, 2017 — Dec 08, 2017
Sun — Fri
25
%
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last 4 days
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Cunard Line
Cruise Ship
Queen Mary 2 (QM2)
Cabin Type
Outside
Departure Port
New York (Manhattan)
Destination
Transatlantic
7 nights
Jan 03, 2018 — Jan 10, 2018
Wed — Wed
23
%
Drop in price in the
last 7 days
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Cunard Line
Cruise Ship
Queen Elizabeth
Cabin Type
Balcony
Departure Port
Osaka
Destination
Asia
4 nights
Mar 22, 2018 — Mar 26, 2018
Thu — Mon
20
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last 4 days
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Azamara Club Cruises
Cruise Ship
Azamara Journey
Cabin Type
Outside
Departure Port
Singapore
Destination
Asia
14 nights
Dec 09, 2017 — Dec 23, 2017
Sat — Sat
20
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last 2 days
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Azamara Club Cruises
Cruise Ship
Azamara Quest
Cabin Type
Balcony
Departure Port
Miami
Destination
Caribbean
8 nights
Dec 01, 2017 — Dec 09, 2017
Fri — Sat
20
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last 2 days
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Cunard Line
Cruise Ship
Queen Mary 2 (QM2)
Cabin Type
Suite
Departure Port
Sydney (Australia)
Destination
Australia & New Zealand
9 nights
Feb 24, 2018 — Mar 05, 2018
Sat — Mon
20
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last 7 days
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Cunard Line
Cruise Ship
Queen Mary 2 (QM2)
Cabin Type
Balcony
Departure Port
New York (Manhattan)
Destination
Transatlantic
7 nights
Oct 06, 2017 — Oct 13, 2017
Fri — Fri
20
%
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since yesterday
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John1516
Member Since 2017
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This is the third time we cruise with Paul Gauguin and we were so glad that we picked the right cruise to the S. Pacific islands. We cruised from Fiji to Tahiti and each island was so lush vegetation and beautiful The food was good and we ... Read more
RodneyT
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We love the relaxed and intimate atmosphere of river cruising, making new friends, meeting old friends with normally faultless service and excellent food and wine. We enjoy visiting new places, seeing new vistas and experiencing new ... Read more
R Masters
Member Since 2017
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Crystal Mozart is twice the width of other boats on the river and the standard of equipment on the boat is superb. Some boats that are half the width can take 200 passengers compared to Crystal Mozart taking 170 i.e. less than half the ... Read more
RockinSonoma
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
15 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The biggest question mark about booking this cruise is whether you like group excursions or not. You'll be paying for them whether or not you partake because all ports have multiple excursions available at no extra charge. If you don't ... Read more
benchmark37
Member Since 2017
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2017
Loved the cruise from start to finish, Scenic provides first class holidays, they have thought things through and for us there were only minor complaints, the cabins were spacious, the food we could not fault and the staff went over and ... Read more
LESTAZ
Member Since 2017
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our fourth Windstar cruise. This journey took us from Barcelona to Lisbon. Even the before and after cruise days at Windstar selected host hotels are great! Our previous three cruises have been on the Windstar ships with ... Read more
Dan priem
Member Since 2017
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The ship was nice but we paid for an upgrade to a penthouse veranda and were not told that our room had an obstructed view, not nice. The food is ok but no better than princess or holland america and not as good as oceania or seabourn. ... Read more
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