Cunard have led the way in North Atlantic passenger ships for over 175 years. Crossing the Atlantic to and from New York since 1840 with their distinctive red and black funnels, Cunard’s fleet comprises three exceptional ships: Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria and Queen Mary 2. Renowned for their comfort and luxury, with elegant and spacious interiors, they will make your voyage to the world’s most wonderful places as comfortable as possible.
Committed to ensuring the highest levels of service, Cunard cruise staff are trained at the White Star Academy. Dating back to 1929, the White Star Service is a legacy of Cunard’s history, honouring the golden era of the White Star Line. From the moment of embarkation on your cruise with Cunard, the English-speaking staff and officers will be at your service, taking great pride in ensuring the most enjoyable, memorable and luxurious experience is achieved.
With an exceptional array of places to eat, deciding what to order during your Cunard cruise will be a challenge. From light bites to hearty cuisine and menus that reflect where you are in the world, the on board chefs make use of fresh, local ingredients and provide an exceptional range of choices.
Cunard happily cater for any special dietary requirements and offer a wide range of tempting vegetarian dishes on all three ships. For more informal lunches buffet style dining is available throughout the day.
Held in the splendour of the Queens Room, Afternoon Tea is served by white gloved waiting staff and often accompanied by a string quartet. The Queens Room is also the setting for Cunard’s legendary themed balls, boasting the largest ballrooms at sea with music and performances not to be missed.
From fencing to bowls, watercolour painting to tango lessons, a Cunard cruise offers a diverse selection of activities, whatever you are drawn to. You may even find yourself meeting a personal hero at one of the many lectures available.
Evenings on board Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth are full of choice. Formal nights involve a themed ball or Captain’s cocktail party giving guests the chance to dress up in their finest wears. The full-sized Royal Court Theatre hosts West End calibre shows with some nights featuring classical dramas to laugh-out-loud comedies. Live music can be found all over the ships, from jazz ensembles to solo harpists.
Whether you choose an Inside, Oceanview or Balcony Stateroom, your home-from-home will offer a personal steward, available for your every need as well as round the clock complimentary room service. Each stateroom boasts a king-sized bed with exceptionally comfortable Sealy mattress, generous storage, a mini-bar and flat screen TV. Penhaligons toiletries, bathrobes and slippers are provided as standard.
All three Queens offer a variety of suites with attentive service and space to relax, a personal butler, complimentary bar stocked with your choice of drink and exceptional amenities throughout. From floor-to-ceiling windows found in the Grand Duplex to the sweeping views off the bow found in the unique Queen Anne Suite on Queen Mary 2, Cunard suites offer exceptional space and comfort for their guests.
Grill Suites provide guests with access to the exclusive Grills Lounge and Terrace, a refined space offering a peaceful atmosphere day and night. Grill Suite guests can dine in either the Queens Grill or Princess Grill restaurants where the finest ingredients prepared by the very best chefs make every meal a culinary event. Both restaurants offer a changing menu featuring a range of foods, from Cunard classics to innovative modern dishes, all complimented by the extensive wine list, comprised of some of the best vintages the world has to offer.