Enchanting Bulb Fields & Esmeralda Cruise

1st-5th April 2020 

Was £499.00pp Now £399.00pp!

Only two Cabins Left

Deposit of £50pp secures your place

Limited Number of Single Cabins Available with

NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT!!

Spring has come and what better time to experience the magic of the Bulb fields and the stunning towns and cities that surround them. We will take you on a voyage of discovery though the canals and backwaters of the Netherlands visiting small towns with history oozing out of every wall, captivatingly colourful cities like Amsterdam and of course the amazing World Famous Gardens that are Keukenhof. This 5 day river cruise takes you to the best of The Netherlands and will leave you captivated by what you see!!

Your home from home on this Cruise is the 3*+ Mps Esmeralda, a lady of fine proportions, with a comfortable lounge, a sun deck, and an elegant restaurant serving superb food, you will soon fall in love with her. We should point out that if you have never river cruised before the cabins on river cruises are smaller than hotel rooms or Ocean Cruise Cabins. With Excellent food, comfortable en-suite Cabins and a crew who just can’t do enough this holiday will start your year off, like none you have had before.

What’s Included:

Day 1: - After a convenient pick up we head south, with stops, to the port of Dover where we join our ferry for the crossing to France. Once on the continent we will head to the border of The Netherland and the beautiful town of Alkmaar where the Mps Esmeralda will be waiting for us to board. After a sumptuous dinner its time to either head for an evening stroll of the lounge for a relaxing drink. Overnight in Alkmaar

Day 2:- After Breakfast it’s time to relax in the lounge and enjoy the scenery as the World passes By. For most of the day we will be sailing and after a lunch provided by our wonderful Chef we start thinking about our arrival into Hoorne. Upon arrivalYour Tour Manager will host a stroll through this gorgeous town with it’s pretty Harbour. Dinner awaits inj the Dining room. Overnight in Hoorne

Day 3:- After a hearty breakfast we disembark the Mps Esmeralda and rejoin our coach for the hour long journey to Keukenhof and its World Famous Gardens. After a day of shear wonderment and amazement we depart and head back to the ship however not to Hoorne but to the town of Zaandam where the Mps Esmeralda has moved too. After dinner take a walk into town relax in a harbour bar with new found friends, or just chill on board. Overnight in Zaandam

Day 4:- After Breakfast have another look around the town of Zaandam before we set sail to another high point of this cruise Amsterdam. This colourful city awaits with the City Square, The canalled streets, diamond centres and coffee shops to look round. Great shopping, and fabulous bars and cafes offer so much to see and do. Tonight your tour Manager will offer a stroll in the Red Light district this is a must see thing to do!! Overnight in Amsterdam.

Day 5:- After another Breakfast we rejoin our coach for the journey back to Calais where we travel across the Chanel and our onward journey home. With memories that will last forever, this mini cruise will certainly leave its mark. 

Amsterdam, Keukenhof & River Cruise Taster

10th April 2020 - 13th April 2020 (FULL)

24th April 2020 - 27th April 2020 ( 2 Main Deck Cabins Available)

From £399.00pp

10th – 13th April 2020 & 24th – 27th April 2020. 4 Days /3 Nights staying on the

3* Mps Prinses Christina River Cruise Ship on a Full Board basis.

From £399.00pp


Deposit of £50pp secures your place

Limited Number of Single Cabins are available with NO supplement,

Mps Prinses Christina

Mps Prinses Christina is the ‘Grande Dame’ of Europe’s river cruise fleet what she lacks in impersonal brass, glass and marble she makes up for with warmth, friendliness and understated style. With 55 en-suite Cabins over 3 decks, a stylish restaurant, cosy lounge and bar, and a dedicated crew you’ll feel at home in no time. She truly is the ideal vessel for this short break. Mps Prinses Christina also complies to all European River Safety Standards and cruises under the Dutch Flag.

What’s Included: Luxury Rtn Coach travel from your local pick up points (NO FEEDER COACHES) + Three Nights Full Board on the 3* Mps Prinses Christina staying in a twin Cabin (Cabin prices vary depending on deck) + Rtn Harwich to The Hoek Ferry Crossing + Free time in Amsterdam + Free time in Hoorne + Excursion to Keukenhof Gardens (Admission Included) + Captains Welcome Reception + Farewell Gala Dinner + Services of Ships Cruise Director + Services of a Vision Getaways Tour Manager 

Vision Of The Fabulous Fjords 

26th May 2020 - 2nd June 2020

Selling Fast!!!

From £899.00pp

Ocean Cruising is the ultimate holiday a great way to relax and unwind watching the waves pass by with a good book, or if you’re feeling more active there is always something going on. From quizzes to dance classes, wine tasting to deck quoits & shuffleboard there really is never a dull moment, and when the sun goes down the stars really do come out, with musicians, comedians, show dancers and fabulous singers on top of that there is always the casino or why not dance the night away in the disco. Whatever you want to do….. just do it!!!

This seven night Cruise takes you to a magical part of the world. The Norwegian Fjords, truly one of the most spectacular cruises you can take. Travelling on your beautiful home from home, we’ll take you to a land of towering cliffs, magical waterfalls, sleepy hamlets perched on steep hillsides, enchanting scenery that will captivate you and bring back tails of Trolls and the Billy Goats Gruff. This is a holiday that will really stay with you forever. So join us on our first ever Ocean Cruise ‘A Vision of the Fabulous Fjords’

Your Itinerary:

Day1: After a convenient pick up we take you on a short journey to Tilbury Port and Embarkation on board the impressive MV Columbus.

Day 2: Rotterdam – Visit this vibrant city, with great modern architecture, shops galore and a huge Diamond factory

Day 3: At Sea - Spend the day relaxing at sea, get to know your ship and of course your fellow passengers, take part in the myriad of activities and entertainment, choose your excursions (Optional Extra) or simply read a book on deck and do a bit of whale watching!

Day 4: Fjord Cruising & Eidfjord: Today we start seeing some spectacular scenery as we cruise up Hardangerfjord and into the arm of Eidfjord where we stay for most of the day.

Day 5: Songnefjord & Flam: Another chance to witness some amazing scenery as we sail up Songnefjord to the little town of Flam, home of the steepest railway in the world. We strongly encourage all guests to take the optional excursion on the Flam railway this is a trip you will never forget.

Day 6: Stavanger: The charming town of Stavanger is our destination of the day and with its seafront wooden Fishermans cottages it offers all guests a chance to see this beautiful little town in its full glory. Docking very close to the town centre enjoy a coffee on the seafront or wander through the streets to get some gifts.

Day 7: At Sea: Today we start our journey home but there’s so much going on on board, you won’t have enough time. And with the farewell dinner in the restaurant to look forward to this is a very special day

Day 8: Disembarkation: Today we say farewell to our new found friends and shipmates, your coach will be waiting for you for the short journey back to your drop off points 

Rhine & Moselle River Cruise Romance

10th July – 18th July ’20 8 Days /7 nights staying on the 3* Mps Prinses Christina River Cruise Ship on a Full Board basis.

From £849.00pp

Deposit of £50pp secures your place

Limited number of Single Cabins available with a NO supplement,

The Rivers Rhine & Moselle offer totally contrasting images of River Cruising. The Rhine being a busy thoroughfare and the Moselle being a gentle backwater, both have their own style and you have the chance to experience the best of both rivers. We’ll take you through the Rhine Gorge, to pretty villages and bustling towns, to fairytale castles to ancient medieval streets all on this fantastic river cruise on board the elegant and friendly MPS Prinses Christina.

Mps Prinses Christina

Mps Prinses Christina is the ‘Grande Dame’ of Europe’s river cruise fleet what she lacks in impersonal brass, glass and marble she makes up for with warmth, friendliness and understated style. With 55 en-suite Cabins over 3 decks, a stylish restaurant, cosy lounge and bar, and a dedicated crew you’ll feel at home in no time. She truly is the ideal vessel for this short break. Mps Prinses Christina also complies to all European River Safety Standards and cruises under the Dutch Flag.

What’s Included: Luxury Rtn Coach travel from your local pick up points (NO FEEDER COACHES) + Seven Nights Full Board on the 3* Mps Prinses Christina staying in a twin Cabin (Cabin prices vary depending on deck) + Rtn Ferry Crossing + Captains Welcome Reception + Farewell Gala Dinner + various optional and included excursion + Services of Ships Cruise Director + Services of a Vision Getaways Tour Manager throughout. 

Sail Away Sunshine Cruise 

4th October 2020 - 19th October 2020

(3 inside Cabins Available)

(5 Outside Cabins Available)

From £1499.00pp

Ocean Cruising is the ultimate holiday a great way to relax and unwind watching the waves pass by with a good book, or if you’re feeling more active there is always something going on. From quizzes to dance classes, wine tasting to deck quoits & shuffleboard there really is never a dull moment, and when the sun goes down the stars really do come out, with musicians, comedians, show dancers and fabulous singers on top of that there is always the casino or why not dance the night away in the disco. Whatever you want to do….. just do it!!!

This fifteen night voyage really makes Summer last that much longer, with great historic ports to discover like Gibraltar & Lisbon, and island paradises like Madeira and Las Palmas, this cruise really has something to suit all tastes. With plenty of time to discover each destination either by organised excursions (Not Included) or on your own there will never be a dull moment. And with your gleaming white ship waiting to welcome you back at the end of each magical day, with wonderful food, spectacular entertainment and a real feeling of being pampered, what more could you want before winter sets in?

Your Itinerary:

Day1: Embarkation at Tilbury - After a convenient pick up in your home area, we drive to Tilbury for Embarkation

Day 2: Rotterdam – Time to Embark fellow guests from the Netherland and for you to enjoy this futuristic city

Day 3 to Day 5: At Sea – Relax and really wind down, the weather is picking up so have a cocktail on deck or take part in one of the many activities going on around the ship.

Day 6: Gibraltar: - Discover this little British Haven in the sun, climb the rock and visit the Apes

Day 7: At Sea: - Another chance to relax and wind down, what about a wine tasting or craft class?

Day 8: Lanzarote: With a landscape very much like the moon Lanzarote offers so much with a really different feel

Day 9: Gran Canaria: Cosmopolitan Gran Canaria with as many beaches as there are shops this is a sunseekers and shoppers dream destination

Day 10: Tenerife: Time to head for the hills and enjoy the summit of Mount Teide the views are spectacular as is the ride up!

Day 11: Madeira: You can smell Madeira before you see it, it is an island paradise of flowers, and Madeira Wine too, go on it would be rude no to!!!

Day 12: At Sea: Sunbathe and swim in the ships pool, this is the life!!

Day 13: Lisbon: Beautiful Lisbon home to the staue of Christ and the Belhem Tower, great history wonderful culture and so much more

Day 14 to 15: At Sea Time to start heading back but grab a last days sunbathing before returning to grey Great Britain

Day 16: Disembarkation: Your coach awaits to take you home!! 

Xmas Market River Cruise 2020

27th November 2020 - 30th November 2020

From £399.00pp

River cruising is the best way to experience the fantastic German Christmas Markets and this Advent Mini Cruise provides you with no less than three to explore, the first in Rudesheim, the second in Koblenz and the third and best in Cologne. All this plus cruising downstream on the River Rhine passing Boppard, Oberweissel and the enchanting Lorelei rock through the Rhine Gorge on board your very own floating Hotel the 3* plus Mps Esmeralda. So get your Christmas started with our ‘3 Christmas Markets & Lorelei, Advent River Cruise’

Mps Esmeralda

The Esmeralda offers a high level of comfort and a friendly atmosphere. She can accommodate 126 passengers on two decks and is air-conditioned throughout. It has a lift between the promenade deck and main deck, also a stair lift between the promenade deck and sun deck. Her 63 en-suite cabins are smaller than ocean ships and hotel rooms however very practical and have a satellite TV, (reception is not always good on the rivers), and a safety deposit box. Her crew create a truly happy atmosphere and you’ll see that nothing is too much trouble. She sails under the Dutch Flag and is compliant with European River Cruise Ship Safety Standards.

Day One: After an early morning pick up we head to Folkestone and ‘Le Shuttle’ for a morning crossing to France. Once in France we head toward the German border making ample stops along the way, You can enjoy the ever changing scenery en-route and late afternoon we will arrive in Rudesheim on the banks of the river Rhine. With time to settle in to your cabin before dinner, why not stretch your legs after dinner and head to Rudesheim’s wonderful Christmas Markets. Mps Esmeralda Overnights in Rudesheim

Day Two: We sail around 08.00am but don’t worry you can watch the world go by from your large cabin window if you decide to lie in. After Breakfast head up to the large sun Deck, wrap up warm because this is where the scenery becomes fabulous, passing Boppard and Oberweissel we head into the famous Rhine Gorge, the deepest, narrowest and fastest flowing part of the entire river. Around mid to late morning we pass the Lorelei Rock where many a sailor met their fate. Passing many a fairy tale castle along the way soon we will see the beautiful town of Koblenz. Docking around 13.00 there is plenty of time to enjoy another Christmas Market and the wonderful town itself. Don’t forget to head back for dinner on board. Mps Esmeralda overnights in Koblenz

Day Three: After a hearty breakfast, we sail from Koblenz downstream to the majestic city of Cologne, you’ll see the Cathedrals twin spires before you see anything else. Docking around 14.00 there is plenty of time to visit the many attractions of the city, the fantastic Cathedral, the Chocolate Factory, the bustling shops and the eau de Cologne shop where perfume originated. Save the Christmas Markets until after your last dinner on board as the evening is where the true atmosphere of Colognes Christmas Markets really shows itself. With the laughter of the shoppers and the smell of the Gluewein you’ll want this to last for ever.

Day Four: After a beautifully prepared Breakfast it’s time to say farewell to the Captain and ship’s crew who have taken care of you over the last few day. There’ll be a tear in your eye as you say goodbye to the Esmeralda. On the journey back to the UK there will be many a mind thinking of all the wonderful sights sounds and smells you will have witnessed over the last few days, before long we will have got you back to your home town safely, you’ll all be saying that is the best way ever to start Christmas, Merry Christmas Everybody!!

Christmas Market Ocean Cruise 2020

10th December 2020 - 13th December 2020

From £550.00pp

Ship: Columbus • Departs: London Tilbury • Sail Date: Thursday 10th Dec 2020 • Duration: 5 nights

Onboard Columbus, enjoy the delicious full board cuisine, wide choice of facilities and stylish evening entertainment. Historic Hamburg may be the highlight of your cruise with the chance to wander the stalls of its delightful Christmas Markets. A great chance to buy some unique Christmas gifts. In Antwerp, discover its magnificent Gothic cathedral, town hall and medieval guild houses. And don’t forget to buy some delicious Belgian chocolates!

Your Itinerary:

10/12/20 London Tilbury (United Kingdom) - 1700

11/12/20 At Sea - -

12/12/20 Hamburg (Germany) 0800 2400

13/12/20 At Sea - -

14/12/20 Antwerp (Belgium) 0800 1700 ion

15/12/20 London Tilbury (United Kingdom) 0800 - 

Ocean Cruise Taster 2021

6th May 2021 - 9th May 2021

From £349.00pp

MV Columbus Ocean Cruise Taster

Ship: Columbus • Departs: London Tilbury • Sail Date: Thursday 6th May 2021 • Duration: 3 nights

Step aboard Columbus for this three-night spring cruise break and enjoy the delicious cuisine and stylish entertainment. Discover diverse Rotterdam with its absorbing maritime tradition, or venture into the countryside of the land forever associated with windmills and Delft Blue pottery. Then, spend a day in historic Antwerp with its eye-catching architecture, sculpted streets and picturesque galleries. Be sure to bring home some delicious Belgian chocolates!

06/05/21 London Tilbury (United Kingdom) - 1600

07/05/21 Antwerp (Belgium) 0830 1900 

08/05/21 Rotterdam (Netherlands) 0800 2000 

09/05/21 London Tilbury (United Kingdom) 0800