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Cruise Overview

  • Duration 110 nights
  • Departs 05 Jan 2021
  • Sails from Bristol
  • Ship MS Marco Polo
  • Cruise code ‍1501427‍
  • Voyage code ‍P103‍
  • Countries visited Spain, Malaysia, Russia, Vietnam, Thailand, Egypt, Greece, Italy, Portugal

Your Itinerary

Bristol (Bath), England, United Kingdom

Bristol Tue 05 Jan 2021

Bristol (Bath), England, United Kingdom

Cobh, Ireland Wed 06 Jan 2021

Maritime enthusiasts should not miss Cobh: The Queenstown Story, a visitor centre that describes the tale of Ireland’s chief port of entry and departure, which hosted three or four transatlantic liners each week, including of course, White Star Lines’ Titanic. Take in Cork, with its lovely period buildings, and Blarney Castle and the famous Stone. Tour opportunities could also include a visit to the Old Middleton Distillery.

At Sea Thu 07 Jan 2021

Cruises to La Coruna

La Coruna Fri 08 Jan 2021

Cruises to La Coruna

Thanks to its museums, galleries and popular beaches, bustling La Coruna is an ideal location for those wanting to throw themselves into Spanish culture.

At Sea Sat 09 Jan 2021

Catalan Bay, Gibraltar

Gibraltar Sun 10 Jan 2021

Catalan Bay, Gibraltar

A British Overseas Territory since 1713, Gibraltar is a pleasant blend of familiar and unique. While the currency and language are the same as back home, this destination has its own character...

At Sea Mon 11 Jan 2021

St John's Co-Cathedral, Valletta

Valletta, Malta Wed 13 Jan 2021

St John's Co-Cathedral, Valletta

Lined with Baroque buildings and enclosed within its sixteenth century city walls, it’s almost as if time stands still in Valletta. With 7,000 years of history just waiting to be discovered, the Maltese capital is a dream to explore.

At Sea Thu 14 Jan 2021

Limassol, Cyprus

Limassol Sat 16 Jan 2021

Limassol, Cyprus
Jerusalem (Ashdod), Israel

Ashdod, Israel Sun 17 Jan 2021

Jerusalem (Ashdod), Israel

★Transit the Suez Canal★ Mon 18 Jan 2021

Ancient temple in Petra, Jordan

Aqaba (for Petra) Tue 19 Jan 2021

Ancient temple in Petra, Jordan

This history-rich Jordanian city boasts impressive scuba diving and water sport options, plus nearby UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Hurghada, Egypt

Hurghada, Egypt ★MAIDEN PORT★ Wed 20 Jan 2021

Hurghada, Egypt

At Sea Thu 21 Jan 2021

Mumbai, India

Mumbai, India Fri 29 Jan 2021

Mumbai, India

As one of the wealthiest and most populous regions in Asia, Mumbai (known as Bombay until 1995) has been an inspiring tourist hotspot for years – and with its jaw-dropping architecture, culture and food, it’s easy to see why.

Mormugao (Goa) Sat 30 Jan 2021

A popular beach-side base, this part of southern India offers more than yoga retreats and tie-dye market stalls.

At Sea Sun 31 Jan 2021

Cochin, India Mon 01 Feb 2021

Cultural Cochin - ‘Queen of the Arabian Sea’ - is surrounded by historical towns and considered the regional centre for the arts.

At Sea Tue 02 Feb 2021

Port Blair, India

Port Blair, Andaman Islands, India ★MAIDEN PORT★ Fri 05 Feb 2021

Port Blair, India

At Sea Sat 06 Feb 2021

Kuala Lumpur

Port Klang for Kuala Lumpur Mon 08 Feb 2021

Kuala Lumpur

In the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur, head straight for the city where historic temples unite with fashionable skyscrapers and lush parks.

At Sea Tue 09 Feb 2021

Cruises to Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia Fri 12 Feb 2021

Cruises to Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Sandakan, Borneo

Sandakan Sat 13 Feb 2021

Sandakan, Borneo

At Sea Sun 14 Feb 2021

Manila, The Phillipines Mon 15 Feb 2021

At Sea Tue 16 Feb 2021

Keelung, Taiwan

Keelung (for Taipei), Taiwan ★MAIDEN PORT★ Thu 18 Feb 2021

Keelung, Taiwan

At Sea Fri 19 Feb 2021

Cruises to Japan

Kagoshima, Japan Sat 20 Feb 2021

Cruises to Japan

At Sea Sun 21 Feb 2021

Cruises to Japan

Shimizu, Japan ★MAIDEN PORT★ Mon 22 Feb 2021

Cruises to Japan
Yokohama (for Tokyo), Japan

Yokohama (for Tokyo), Japan Tue 23 Feb 2021

Yokohama (for Tokyo), Japan

At Sea Wed 24 Feb 2021

Vladivostok, Russia

Vladivostok, Russia ★MAIDEN PORT★ Fri 26 Feb 2021

Vladivostok, Russia

At Sea Sat 27 Feb 2021

Busan, South Korea

Busan, South Korea ★MAIDEN PORT★ Sun 28 Feb 2021

Busan, South Korea

At Sea Mon 01 Mar 2021

Seoul (Inchon), South Korea

Incheon (for Seoul), South Korea ★MAIDEN PORT★ Tue 02 Mar 2021

Seoul (Inchon), South Korea

At Sea Wed 03 Mar 2021

Tianjin, China

Tianjin (for Beijing), China Thu 04 Mar 2021

Tianjin, China

Tianjin may not be as well-known as Beijing or Shanghai, but ‘the place where the emperor crossed the river’ has a huge amount to offer visitors.

At Sea Fri 05 Mar 2021

Shanghai Dancers

Shanghai, China Sun 07 Mar 2021

Shanghai Dancers

China’s second most populous city embraces its history, future – and visitors – in an equally delightful fashion. Architectural treats from centuries past remain, with influences from all corners of the globe.

At Sea Mon 08 Mar 2021

Hong Kong

Hong Kong, China Thu 11 Mar 2021

Hong Kong

From the exceptional views across its famous harbour to the sizzling dishes in its glamorous restaurants, you’re sure to fall in love with Hong Kong.

Cruising Hainan Strait (China) Fri 12 Mar 2021

Halong Bay

Halong Bay (for Hanoi), Vietnam Sat 13 Mar 2021

Halong Bay

Take in Halong Bay’s splendid scenery as you wind your way through a dramatic archipelago of lake-filled, tropical forest-topped limestone karsts.

At Sea Sun 14 Mar 2021

Mekong River Cruise

Phu My (for Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam Tue 16 Mar 2021

Mekong River Cruise

Cruising along the Mekong River past hidden villages, mystical jungles and towering mountains affords a southeast Asian experience like no other

At Sea Wed 17 Mar 2021

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Kampot (for Phnom Penh), Cambodia ★MAIDEN PORT★ Thu 18 Mar 2021

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

On the banks of the Mekong, the capital of Cambodia dares to dazzle from the moment you set foot on shore.

Bangkok

Laem Chabang (for Bangkok), Thailand Sat 20 Mar 2021

Bangkok

A busy, cramped and frenetic city, Bangkok has a reputation of bombarding your senses. Centuries of history collide with a fast-paced modern lifestyle.

At Sea Sun 21 Mar 2021

Singapore

Singapore Tue 23 Mar 2021

Singapore

Diamond-shaped Pulau Ujong is Singapore's main island and it's bursting with colour, energy and culture.

Cruising Malacca Straits Wed 24 Mar 2021

Cruises to Phuket, Thailand

Phuket, Thailand Thu 25 Mar 2021

Cruises to Phuket, Thailand

At Sea Fri 26 Mar 2021

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri Lanka Mon 29 Mar 2021

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's naturally wonderful landscape has been shaped by Hindu, Buddhist, Muslim and European influences for a fascinating multicultural heritage.

At Sea Tue 30 Mar 2021

Maldives

Male, Maldives Wed 31 Mar 2021

Maldives

Made up of 26 ring-shaped atolls, this picturesque Indian Ocean nation is exceedingly romantic and an ideal place to get away from it all

At Sea Thu 01 Apr 2021

Safaga (for Luxor), Egypt

Safaga (for Luxor), Egypt Fri 09 Apr 2021

Safaga (for Luxor), Egypt
Sokhna, Egypt

Sokhna Sat 10 Apr 2021

Sokhna, Egypt

★Transit the Suez Canal★ Sun 11 Apr 2021

At Sea Mon 12 Apr 2021

Santorini

Santorini (Greece) Tue 13 Apr 2021

Santorini

Look down on the deep blue waters of the four-mile-wide lagoon from an amphitheatre of whitewashed dwellings perched atop the caldera’s precipice.

mykonos

Mykonos, Greece Tue 13 Apr 2021

mykonos

Once a glamorous hang-out, embrace the elegant allure of this perfect Greek paradise and revel in its history, culture and scenic wonders

Athens, Greece

Athens (from Piraeus), Greece Wed 14 Apr 2021

Athens, Greece

Magnificent Athens combines the fascinations of the ancient world with unique modern architecture.

At Sea Thu 15 Apr 2021

Cruises to Rome, Italy

Civitavecchia Sat 17 Apr 2021

Cruises to Rome, Italy

At Sea Sun 18 Apr 2021

Cádiz promenade

Cadiz, Spain Tue 20 Apr 2021

Cádiz promenade

Cadiz has been a popular port, trading post and base for exploration for around 3,000 years and the influence of its varied past makes it a fascinating city to explore.

Cruises to Lisbon

Lisbon, Portugal Wed 21 Apr 2021

Cruises to Lisbon

Follow in the footsteps of the world’s greatest explorers as you wind your way through Lisbon’s cobblestone streets. Take in the tree-lined squares, ancient castles and colourful cityscape of Portugal’s capital city.

Oporto, Portugal

Leixoes, Oporto Thu 22 Apr 2021

Oporto, Portugal

At Sea Fri 23 Apr 2021

Bristol (Bath), England, United Kingdom

Bristol Sun 25 Apr 2021

Bristol (Bath), England, United Kingdom

What's included *

  • Buy One Get One Free - Book today and save up to £53,199
  • EXCLUSIVE FREE Private UK Chauffeur Service for Standard Plus Ocean View Cabins and above
  • 110 nights of full board cruising on board Cruise & Maritime Voyages’ Marco Polo, including:
  • EXCLUSIVE FREE on board spend of up to £3,200 for all bookings
  • FREE service charges and gratuities for Standard Plus Ocean View Cabins and above saving £1,100
  • FREE Inside to Ocean View Cabin upgrade
  • ★Eight maiden ports of calls★
  • 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
  • Wide range of leisure facilities to enrich your time on board
  • The currency on board is pound sterling, so you won’t be affected by any foreign exchange rate fluctuation
  • Plus, book an Ocean View or above by 8.30pm 22nd July 2019 and receive a FREE M&S Gift Card worth up to £150

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Cabins & Prices

* 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

Launched in 1965, Marco Polo with her traditional handsome 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. With a wide range of facilities including the impressive Waldorf restaurant, five main lounge areas, a library and wellness centre, there truly is something on board for everyone.

What’s on board:

Library, card room, internet café, shopping arcade, photo gallery, wellness centre and well-equipped gym, swimming pool, three whirlpools and multiple lounge bars

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Booking conditions of Cruise & Maritime Voyages and Reader Offers Limited Agency terms of business apply. 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.  Ports may require a tender. Itineraries are subject to change. Savings are based on two adults sharing and is the difference between the first passenger price and second passenger price. Per person price is based on two people sharing a Voyager Inside Cabin. The Buy One Get One Free Promotion has already been applied. On board spend is per cabin, tiered depending on grade booked and varied depending on sailing booked. Chauffeur transfers are based on two adults sharing, UK mainland addresses only, up to 150 miles each way and is tiered depending on grade booked. Upgrades are subject to availability. Spa facilities may incur a charge. Tours are at a supplement, may not be suitable for guests with mobility restrictions and are subject to change. Service charge & gratuities are subject to the cruise lines T&Cs. Advertised prices exclude gratuities, automatic gratuities of £6pp per night will be debited to your on board account unless the offer is taken. Wildlife sightings are not guaranteed. Cruise Miles T&Cs apply. E&OE.

M&S Gift Card is for Ocean View cabins and above, based on one per booking, for UK mainland addresses only and is tiered on cabin grade booked. 

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