ROL Cruise customer experience rating 4.7/5 


Based on 1228 reviews

Very good top marks. For a good deal

23 Jul 2018

Very good service from John.got us a good deal

good service all round

23 Jul 2018

very precise and efficient on the phone sorted out my arrangements in a straight forward manner. The only criticism i can make is that their 'non refundable' deposit seemed twice as high as that required by Cunard on their direct booking web site hence the lose of a star.

Well done!

22 Jul 2018

Friendly and helpful young lady who was able to answer all my questions and dealt with my application most efficiently.

Always a pleasure phoning ROL

22 Jul 2018

As always, Very good

agreement on charges for singletons.

22 Jul 2018

your rep was informative and agreed with my thoughts that most cruise lines over charge for solos.i told him I did not really want to spend more than £1500 on a cruise. he gave me a choice of cabins and price. I said I will only go on cruises if the quality and price was rigfht.

Better than all the rest.

22 Jul 2018

The agent was excellent . She took us through all the possibilities and the costs. We also had help with visa's and locations. We felt that the service was first class and better than we were expecting. Well done ROL

Excellent Service

22 Jul 2018

Excellent service from Gerald.

Great Service

22 Jul 2018

Very friendly & efficient

Help personified

22 Jul 2018

Could not have been more helpfull. Nothing was too much trouble. Their advice and actions were outstanding.

Finally straight forward

22 Jul 2018

John was helpful, knew his subject and was able to make suggestions without being 'pushy'. All my questions were answered well But the initial telephone system of clicking on numbers was maddening, after three separate tries when clicking achieved nothing I finally got through.

So far so good exelent!!!

22 Jul 2018

Exelent

The person I spoke to was clear, helpful and very professional.

21 Jul 2018

The offers were explained clearly and I found it a pleasure to choose the right holiday for me.

German Christmas Markets, Amsterdam & Antwerp

Cruise Code: 1247680

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Inside from:

£404pp

Outside from:

£502pp

Balcony from:

£1,124pp

Suite from:

£1,267pp

Single from:

£809

Prices shown are per person based on 2 people sharing, except single traveller.

Earn up to 2,534 cruise miles

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Your ROL Cruise package


What's included

  • Incredible savings applied to the advertised fares!
  • Free on board spend available - please enquire at time of booking
  • No-fly cruising
  • Comfortable cabin accommodation
  • Full board cruising plus afternoon teas and late night snacks
  • Welcome and farewell Captain’s cocktail
  • Stylish entertainment, cabarets and popular classical interludes
  • Daytime activity programme
  • Guest speakers and daytime activities
  • Club Class - meet like minded passengers for games of bridge, cards, backgammon and more
  • Wide range of leisure facilities to enrich your time on board
  • Sterling on board

Experience the Difference

  • Cruise Miles; over 350,000 U.K Members

  • Award Winning; more than 50 Cruise Awards over the last 10 years

  • The UK's No.1 Independent Cruise Specialist; delivering impartial advice

  • Staff with over 1,000 years combined travel industry expertise, offering 5* service

  • 24 years as a cruise only specialist

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Your Itinerary


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  • Columbus

    Your Ship


    Columbus

    Cruise & Maritime Voyages

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  • London Tilbury

    Day 1

    London Tilbury

    06 Dec 2018

    Choose from a selection of cruise lines such as Cruise & Maritime Voyages and set sail to some of the much-loved destinations of the world without the hassle of flying

    Destination guide
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Day 2

    Amsterdam, Netherlands

    07 Dec 2018

    Although equally famous for its rebellious contemporary edginess, Amsterdam is a picturesque city with a fascinating history and rich artistic heritage.

    Destination guide
  • Hamburg, Germany

    Day 3

    Hamburg, Germany

    08 Dec 2018

    Home to one of the biggest ports in Europe, Hamburg leaves visitors spoilt for choice when it comes to things to do and see.

    Destination guide
  • Day 4


    At Sea

    09 Dec 2018

  • Antwerp, Belgium

    Day 5

    Antwerp, Belgium

    10 Dec 2018

    Lying on the banks of the Belgium’s river Scheldt, Antwerp is the country’s second largest city and endlessly charming.

    Destination guide
  • London Tilbury

    Day 6

    London Tilbury

    11 Dec 2018

    Choose from a selection of cruise lines such as Cruise & Maritime Voyages and set sail to some of the much-loved destinations of the world without the hassle of flying

    Destination guide

The Ship


Columbus became the proud new flagship of Cruise & Maritime Voyages five ship ocean fleet in 2017 taking over the reign from Magellan. At 63,786grt and with an impressive space ratio, she carries approximately 1,400 passengers accommodated in 775 cabins and also accomodates for the solo traveller with 150 cabins allocated for single use. Given her size she provides a very generous, spacious and relaxing feel.

The ship was originally launched under Princess Cruises in 1989 and christened by Hollywood actress Audrey Hepburn on 23rd March 1989. In 1997 she was transferred to the P&O Cruises fleet and was the former Arcadia, where she stayed until 2003 when she was reassigned to Ocean Village, before returning to P&O Cruises in 2010. She was last refitted in 2015 and also underwent refurbishment in April 2017.

Columbus


Occupancy: 1,400 passengers

Tonnage: 63,786 tons

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Cabins


* Prices shown are per person, based on two adults sharing a twin cabin and include all cruise offer discounts and savings.


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* Terms and Conditions


Prices are per person based on two adults sharing, except single cabins, and may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Offers apply to new bookings only. Cruise & Maritime Voyages are offered for sale in the UK by South Quay Travel & Leisure Ltd trading as Cruise & Maritime Voyages. Some ports may require a tender. Savings are based on two adults sharing and have been applied to the advertised fares. On board spend is per cabin and is tiered on voyage and cabin grade booked. 

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