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  • Duration 13 nights
  • Departs 19 May 2019
  • Sails from Portsmouth, England
  • Ship MS Marco Polo
  • Cruise code ‍1301886‍
  • Voyage code ‍P912‍

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Cruises from Portsmouth

Portsmouth, England Sun 19 May 2019

Cruises from Portsmouth

Choose from a wide selection of cruise lines and set sail for the Mediterranean, British Isles and the Baltics & Fjords and many more with our cruises from Portsmouth

Cruise & Maritime Voyages | MS Marco Polo

At Sea Mon 20 May 2019

Cruise & Maritime Voyages | MS Marco Polo
Cruises from Newcastle

Newcastle Tue 21 May 2019

Cruises from Newcastle

Discover the most popular cruise destinations without the hassle of flying, cruising out of Newcastle Upon Tyne. Enjoy the beauty of the British Isles to the warmth of the Canary Islands on one of these fantastic cruise itineraries out of Newcastle.

Scrabster, Scotland

Scrabster Wed 22 May 2019

Scrabster, Scotland

From the port of Scrabster, explore the nearby town of Thurso, once an important Norse port. Perhaps take a tour to the Castle of Mey, a former residence of her late Majesty the Queen Mother, or to John o’ Groats with panoramic views across the sea to Orkney.

Kirkwall, Orkney Islands Wed 22 May 2019

The capital and administrative centre of the Orkney Islands, set on the principal island known as Mainland. The Orkneys comprise 70 or so islands, rocks and skerries that cover an area of 376 square miles. You can still detect the Norse influence and the Stone Age settlement at Skara Brae, older than either the Pyramids or Stonehenge, is fascinating.

Lerwick (Shetland Islands)

Lerwick, Shetland Islands Fri 24 May 2019

Lerwick (Shetland Islands)
Cruise & Maritime Voyages | MS Marco Polo

At Sea Sat 25 May 2019

Cruise & Maritime Voyages | MS Marco Polo
Oban, Scotland

Oban, UK Sun 26 May 2019

Oban, Scotland

Located on the Argyll Peninsula, Oban has developed into Scotland's most popular west-coast holiday town. It is justifiably known as the 'Gateway to the Isles' - a ferry port serving the islands of the Inner Hebrides. The panoramic views of the mountains, lochs and islands have captivated artists, authors, composers, and poets for centuries.

Belfast, Northern Ireland

Belfast, Northern Ireland Mon 27 May 2019

Belfast, Northern Ireland

The famous Irish hospitality and, indeed, the ‘craic’ can be well and truly found in Belfast, the riverside capital of Northern Ireland.

Cruises around the British Isles

Douglas, Isle of Man Tue 28 May 2019

Cruises around the British Isles

The Isle of Man is a unique self-governing kingdom with its own parliament, laws, traditions and culture. Discover enchanting scenery, ancient sites and medieval castles and step back in time by taking a delightful trip on a Victorian railways or horse tram. Look out for superb handicrafts in the specialist shops found in Douglas’s pedestrianised shopping centre.

Dublin docklands

Dublin, Ireland Wed 29 May 2019

Dublin docklands

Head to the Irish capital to see some of the world's finest Georgian buildings, to enjoy the freshest pint of Guinness from a rooftop bar, and to learn about the many great writers who once called this charming city home.

Ringaskiddy, Republic of Ireland

Ringaskiddy, Republic of Ireland Thu 30 May 2019

Ringaskiddy, Republic of Ireland
St Mary's, Scilly Isles

St Mary's, Scilly Isles Fri 31 May 2019

St Mary's, Scilly Isles
Cruises from Portsmouth

Portsmouth, England Sat 01 Jun 2019

Cruises from Portsmouth

Choose from a wide selection of cruise lines and set sail for the Mediterranean, British Isles and the Baltics & Fjords and many more with our cruises from Portsmouth

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Standard Twin Inner

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Average size 110 sq ft/10.21 sq m Located on Caribic and Baltic decks, these smaller have two lower beds, a bathroom with shower and WC, wardrobes and drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct dial telephone, music console and personal safe.

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Standard Plus Twin Inner

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Average size 126 sq ft/11.71 sq m Also comprising two lower beds, there are four of these slightly larger cabins on Caribic Deck, whilst the majority are situated on Baltic & Atlantic Decks. Amenities include a bathroom with shower & WC, wardrobes and drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console andpersonal safe. Six of these cabins have an additional Pullman berth for a third passenger.

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Superior Twin Inner

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Average size 126 sq ft/11.71 sq m Most cabins are located throughout Pacific Deck but there are six slightly smaller cabins situated on Amundsen Deck and they all comprise two lower beds, a bathroom with shower & WC, wardrobes and drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe.

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Premium Twin Inner

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Average size 158 sq ft/14.70 sq m The most spacious inner cabins can be found on the Pacific, Amundsen & Columbus Decks. They comprise of two lower beds but the majority of cabins in this grade can also offer accommodation for a third or fourth passenger in additional Pullman berths. Amenities include a bathroom with shower & WC, wardrobes and drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe. Cabins 631 and 655 on Amundsen Deck are specifically equipped for wheelchair passengers with mobility limitations and their compamions.

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Standard Single Inner

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Average size 100 sq ft/9.31 sq m Two of these comfortable cabins are on Caribic Deck and three are located on the Coumbus Deck. Each has a bathroom with shower & WC, wardrobes and drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe. They are particularly well suited to the single traveller.

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Standard Single Inner

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Inside Standard Twin

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Standard Single Oceanview

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Average size 129 sq ft/11.97 sq m Ten outside twin bed cabins, deemed as particularly suitable for sole occupancy, have been selected on Pacific and Amundsen Decks for single travellers. They have one window and a bathroom with shower & WC, wardrobes and drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe. Cabins 656 and 661 have partially obstructed views.

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Standard Single Oceanview

Superior Plus Twin Oceanview

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Average size 139 sq ft/12.91 sq m There are six cabins situated forward on Amundsen Deck whilst the remainder of the Superior Plus accommodation is located in the forward and after sections of Pacific Deck. They have one window and a bathroom with shower & WC, wardrobes and drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe.

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Premium Twin Oceanview

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Average size 161 sq ft/15.02 sq m These spacious premium cabins are primarily located in the midships section of Pacific Deck and here most twin bed cabins (except 432 & 433) can convert to a Queen Size bed. Cabins 549, 605 and 606 have double beds only and cannot be conerted to twins. There are also two forward cabins on Amundsen Deck and three forward cabins on Columbus Deck. The remaining cabins of this grade are on Navigator, the highest passenger deck, but have views partially obstructed by the lifeboats. Each cabin has a large window, in many cases two; as well as a bathroom with shower & WC, wardrobes and drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe.

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Standard Twin Oceanview

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Average size 119 sq ft/11.08 sq m Situated on the Caribic and Baltic Decks, these cabins have twin lower beds and most benefit from ocean views through two portholes. They have a bathroom with shower & WC, wardrobes and drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe.

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Standard Plus Twin Oceanview

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Average size 141 sq ft/13.14 sq m This grade of cabins extends over three decks with larger cabins found on the Caribic and Baltic Decks, and the more compact located on the higher Atlantic Deck. Most cabins have two portholes although some have only one. and each has a bathroom with shower & WC, wardrobes and drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe. A number of the lower deck cabins have additional berths for a third or fourth occupant.

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Superior Twin Oceanview

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Average size 137 sq ft/12.75 sq m These cabins are situated on the higher Amundsen & Columbus Decks and whilst they have windows rather than portholes, some, primarily on Columbus Deck, have obstructed sightlines and these are indicated by the circle symbol on the deckplan. In addition some of the cabins on Amundsen Deck have limited wardrobe space. Amenities include a bathroom with shower & WC, wardrobes and drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe. Two of these cabins have an additional Pullman berth for a third passenger.

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De Luxe Oceanview

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Average size 213 sq ft/19.81 sq m There are eight De Luxe cabins, two of which are situated on Pacific (twin bedded) and six located on Navigator Deck (Queen Size bed). They benefit from large windows and comprise an integral sitting area, a bathroom with bath, shower & WC, a refrigerator, wardrobes and drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe. Cabins on Navigator Deck (pictured) have partially obstructed views.

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Voyager Outside Standard Twin

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Outside Standard Twin

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De Luxe Suite Oceanview

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Average size 484 sq ft/44.96 sq m Pamper yourself with one of our two impressive De Luxe Suites that offer stylish accommodation and provide an elegant retreat in a prime position on the Columbus Deck. The bedroom offers a King size bed, a walk-in wardrobe, ample storage space and a mirrored dressing table, whilst the marble bathroom has a bath, shower and WC. In the separate living room there is comfortable seating, a TV and a DVD and other amenities include a refrigerator, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe. Choose between the Mandarin Suite (706) on the port side or the Dynasty Suite (703) on the starboard side of Columbus Deck.

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Junior Suite Oceanview

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Average size 253 sq ft/23.50 sq m There are just four Junior Suites; two each on the Pacific & the Columbus decks. These delightful cabins have twin beds, which can convert to Queen Size, an integral sitting area, a marble bathroom with bath, shower and WC, a refrigerator, walk-in wardrobe and plenty of drawer space, mirrored dressing table, TV, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, music console and personal safe. All four Junior Suites have windows although cabins 811 and 812 have views partially obstructed by the lifeboats.

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The Ship - MS Marco Polo

The 22,080grt Bahamian flagged Marco Polo with her handsome traditional profile, beautiful teak decks and distinctive dark blue hull is a classic ocean liner. She can accommodate up to 800 guests within a warm and friendly atmosphere that reflects a truly intimate cruise experience. Marco Polo is fully stabilised and air conditioned and has eight passenger decks serviced by three main lobbies and four lifts. The Marco Polo cruise ship offers a wide range of public facilities including the impressive Waldorf Restaurant offering a traditional two sitting fixed time dining option and, as an alternative more informal experience, the stylish Marco’s Bistro. There are five main lounge areas. Other amenities on board the ms Marco Polo include the well stocked Livingston Library, the Nansen Card Room, an Internet Café a shopping arcade and photo gallery, the beautifully appointed Jade Wellness Centre, which offers hairdressing & beauty treatments, fitness and exercise equipment, and sauna and massage facilities. There is an outdoor swimming pool, three whirlpools and a medical centre.

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