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Famed for their traditional style of cruising, luxurious amenities and impeccable White Star Service, Cunard are a classic cruise line that takes guests back to the golden era of ocean voyaging. The fleet of impressive ships are elegantly furnished throughout, whether you're dining in the sophisticated restaurants, winding down in the bar or heading to bed in the comfortable cabins.

From the moment you step onboard, the Cunard experience encourages you to relax and enjoy your cruise holiday in a way that is best suited to you. All-inclusive dining means you can enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner in the main restaurant and buffet without needing to worry about the extra costs, while snacks, tea, coffee, and Afternoon Tea are all included in your cruise fare. When it comes to turning in for the night, accommodation comes in the form of an enviable range including Britannia, Britannia Club, Princess Grill and Queen’s Grill, with both staterooms and suites to choose from. So if you enjoy traditional cruising, impeccable service and a touch of class with like-minded people, Cunard Cruises are perfectly suited to you.

Cunard Cruise Ships

No matter which ship you choose for your Cunard cruise, you'll be met with the high-quality service for which the line is so well loved. What's more, with all the ships having been refurbished in recent years, you can expect to travel in complete comfort and style.

Ship Joined Highlights
Queen Mary 22004, remastered in 2016Transatlantic crossings on a true ocean liner
Queen Elizabeth2007, refurbished in 2017Royal Court theatre
Queen Victoria2007, refurbished in 2017Promenade deck and steaks at the Verandah
To Be Announced2022Distinctive Cunard touches with innovative flairs for modern cruising


Exploring cities and far-flung places is always a true delight, especially from the comfort and freedom of a Cunard ship. With itineraries that take you everywhere from the Mediterranean to Alaska or the Indian Ocean, there's truly no better way to see the world than on a Cunard cruise.

Destination Ports of Call Highlights
Africa and the Indian OceanAbu Dhabi, Cape Town, Muscat, Penang
AlaskaHubbard Glacier, Icy Strait Point, Juneau
AsiaAkita, Bali, Hong Kong
Australia and New ZealandAdelaide, Brisbane, Dunedin
Canary IslandsFuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Tenerife
CaribbeanBermuda, Bridgetown, Amber Cove
MediterraneanAlicante, Cephalonia, Cannes, Dubrovnik
Northern EuropeAlesund, Amsterdam, Copenhagen
South AmericaBuenos Aires, Cartagena, Rio de Janeiro
South PacificBora Bora, Fiji, Noumea
USA and CanadaBoston, Honolulu, Port Canaveral
Western EuropeBilbao, Gibraltar, Lisbon

In addition, Cunard Cruises are very well known for their Transatlantic Crossings. Travelling on the traditional ocean liner Queen Mary 2, this is a fantastic way to experience what it feels like to truly be at sea. Departing from Southampton you can cross the Atlantic on this iconic journey to the Carribean or most famously New York, where you can even add a hotel stay onto your cruise to make the most out of this incredible city.

Cunard World Club

Cunard cruise guests are invited to join the Cunard World Club upon return from their first Cunard voyage. World Club membership opens up exclusive rewards and cruise benefits. World Club members can still redeem their rewards when booking any future Cunard cruises with Planet Cruise.

What's included

  • White Star Service afternoon tea
  • Luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Night nursery
  • Onboard entertainment including dance events
  • Personal steward
  • All meals + 24 hr room service
  • Tea, coffee, water and fruit juices

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Daytime Entertainment

From staying active to learning new skills or enjoying some time to yourself, daytimes onboard your Cunard cruise can be exactly what you want them to be:

  • Active- dance and fencing classes, deck games, sports, fitness classes, gym
  • Culture- guest lectures, arts and crafts, classical concerts, Planetarium
  • Social- card and board games, solo traveller meet ups, pools

If you really want to make the most of your holiday, you could even treat yourself to a trip to the spa. Once here, all you have to do is sit back and let the professionals pamper you with an extensive range of treatments including massages and facials. There's even a hair and beauty salon and a barbers if you want to spruce yourself up for that night’s big soiree.

Evening Entertainment

Once it reaches 6pm, Cunard's ships come to life with live performances. From cabaret and dance productions to theatre shows and comedy acts, you’ll never be disappointed by what’s on offer every evening of your cruise. Meanwhile, if your idea of fun is getting your dancing shoes on, there's plenty of opportunity to do just this. Featuring ballroom dancing, gala balls and nightclubs, there's a venue for everyone onboard.

On the other hand, if you're looking for a more relaxed evening of unwinding, there are various bars and lounges which you can check out. Here are some highlights:

  • Commodore Club- head here for cocktails and live piano music
  • Golden Lion Pub- featuring fantastic beers and live sports screenings, this traditional pub-style venue is a guest favourite
  • Champagne Lounge- enjoy an evening of class at this elegant bar
  • Casino- try your hand at the games tables and slot machines at the onboard casino

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Dining with Cunard is an experience in itself; think opulent dining rooms and sophisticated menus; think superior culinary knowledge and Cunard’s exceptional White Gloved service to the tune of world-renowned musicians and the gentle rolling of the ocean.

With a huge variety of restaurants and eateries for a number of occasions, Cunard’s cruise lines cater for all tastes, all to be enjoyed with the comforting knowledge that Cunard will provide you with the best service at sea.

Queens Grill Restaurant – Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mary 2 & Queen Victoria

For guests staying in luxury Queens Grill accommodation, Queens Grill takes you upon a culinary journey with sumptuous a la carte menus and mesmerising ocean-views.

Princess Grill Restaurant – Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mary 2 & Queen Victoria

Intimate single seating restaurant with outstanding service and an assortment of menus to satisfy your every taste bud; dishes are served with complimentary wines.

Britannia Restaurant – Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mary 2 & Queen Victoria

This two-tiered art deco venue offers opulent dining with a wealth of cuisine from which to choose, complimented by fine wines and Cunard’s famous White Glove service.

Verandah Restaurant – Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria & Queen Mary 2 (from June 2016)

A relaxed yet sophisticated dining experience offering contemporary French cuisine with menus created by Culinary Ambassador Jean-Marie Zimmermann.

Lido Restaurant – Queen Elizabeth & Queen Victoria

Offering a casual and relaxed ambience, Lido’s menus change every day and include favourites spanning continents – from traditional Italian cuisine to cheese fondue.

Queens Room – Queen Elizabeth & Queen Mary 2

Here you can enjoy a traditional Afternoon Tea served by Cunard’s notorious white-gloved accompanied by the awe-inspiring in-house orchestra.

Golden Lion Pub – Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mary 2 & Queen Victoria

An authentic British pub with first-class pub grub including favourites such as fish and chips, cottage pie and sticky toffee pudding.

King’s Court – Queen Mary 2, remastered for 2016

For a relaxed ambience, head to the self-service Kings Court, available at breakfast, lunch or a late-night buffet. The evenings see King’s Court transform into four alternating venues including Lotus: Asian cuisine,La Piazza: Italian cuisine, Coriander and the Smokehouse.

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Flexible Booking Terms

Financially Protected- thanks to ABTA and ATOL, your package is protected

Flexible Terms- if you have a Cunard sailing booked, you can change it to any cruise on sale as many times as you like at no charge, no matter whether the value is higher or lower.

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Covid-19 safety measures

  • Pre and Post-Cruise

    Cunard's pre-cruise measures include a health declaration form, as well as requiring guests to return a negative Covid-19 test. At the embarkation terminal guests must adhere to social distancing rules and wear a facemask, as well as have their temperature taken and any other medical screening deemed necessary. Once the cruise is finished, a passenger locator form will enable guests to be contacted in line with the UK government's track and trace system.

  • Onboard and Ashore

    While onboard entertainment and recreation facilities will be open for guests to use, they must follow social distancing guidelines. In addition, restaurants will be adapted including no self-service buffets, pre-booked tables and dining groups limited to those you are travelling with. When leaving the ship to explore, guests can only do so in shore excursions organised by Cunard with tour partners who follow local and cruise line guidance.

  • Cleaning

    While Cunard already have extremely high cleanliness standards onboard their ships, these have been increased, using products which fight Covid-19, both in public spaces and in staterooms and suites. Guests will also be encouraged to frequently wash their hands using the hand sanitizer found across each ship.

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