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Imagine relaxing aboard a luxurious vessel over crystal blue waters and exploring multiple magical destinations, all in one trip! A cruise holiday can help you experience land and water like never before! There are places on Earth that are not easily accessible by land, but they promise ethereal natural beauty that can truly take your breath away. And oftentimes, a cruise holiday is the only way to experience and witness this mesmerising beauty. From enjoying all the luxurious amenities on board extravagant ships to exploring remote islands, a cruise trip is the best way to experience ultimate relaxation and adventure. If a cruise holiday has been on your bucket list for the longest time, 2023-2024 may be the perfect time to tick that off the list. Here are some of the top cruise lines to choose from for an unforgettable experience.

Norwegian Cruise Line

Sailing primarily in North America, the Caribbean, and the Mediterranean, the Norwegian Cruise Line is one of the few that makes mega-ships that can carry more than 5000 passengers. Most of its ships offer amenities like water parks, go-karting, and several other sports and gaming activities, which make them extremely popular for families. Their award-winning, colourful fleet includes Norwegian Epic, Norwegian Breakaway, Norwegian Bliss, Norwegian Encore and 15 other gorgeous ships.

MSC Cruises

MSC includes 5 of the 15 largest cruise ships in the world, namely MSC Bellissima, MSC Virtuosa, MSC Grandiosa, MSC Meraviglia, and MSC Seashore. It sails to some of the most beautiful destinations including the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, the Caribbean, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the Middle East, South Africa, South America, and Asia. Their ships are some of the largest and offer unmatched luxury and amenities to all kinds of travellers.

Royal Caribbean

The Royal Caribbean cruise line is designed to offer the ultimate luxury and fun to families and couples. It includes 4 of the largest ships in the world – Symphony of the Seas, Harmony of the Seas, Allure of the Seas, and Oasis of the Seas, all of which come with several exclusive facilities, including musical productions, hi-tech bars, water parks, and more. The popular cruise line sails to some of the most beautiful destinations year-round, such as the Caribbean And The Bahamas, Mexico, Alaska, Europe, Asia, the South Pacific, and North America.


One of the oldest, most charming fleets to still sail the seas is that of Cunard. Its ships still boast of the old-world charm while offering all the modern amenities you can expect from a world-class cruise line. The fleet includes three ships – Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria, and Queen Mary 2 (the world’s only true transatlantic ocean liner). Cunard sails to some of the most beautiful places on Earth, such as Alaska, Northern Europe, the Transatlantic, the Mediterranean and the Caribbean, Asia, South America, the South Pacific, Africa, Australia, Central America, the USA, and Canada. 

Other Popular Cruise Lines

Apart from these top ones, there are several other cruise lines also perfect for sailing, relaxing, and experiencing the world a bit differently. Some of these include:

  • Princess Cruises – Alaska, Asia, Australia & New Zealand, California & Pacific Coast, Canada & New England, Caribbean, Europe, Hawaii, Japan, Mexico, Panama Canal, South America & Antarctica, Tahiti & South Pacific.
  • Holland America – Alaska & Yukon, Asia, Australia & South Pacific, Canada & New England, Caribbean, Europe, Hawaii & Tahiti, Mexico, Pacific Coast, Panama Canal, South America & Antarctica.
  • Celebrity Cruises – Alaska, Asia, Australia & New Zealand, Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada & New England, Caribbean, Europe, Galapagos, Mexico, Hawaii, Mediterranean, Pacific Coast, Panama Canal, South America, Transpacific.
  • Hurtigruten – Norwegian coastal ports.

Ready to set sail to your dream destination? ETW Travel can help find and plan the perfect cruise holiday for you at the best prices! Contact our cruise specialists by calling us at 01908886491 or emailing us at woburn@etwtravel.co.uk now!