CRUISE & MARITIME Cruises

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Cruise and Maritime

The Statendam Class ship or S-Class are now smaller ships. She is 219 meters long and cruises at just 17 knots. A gentle ship, of a size much loved by adult cruisers. She holds 1,258 guests and 600 crew.

  1. Vasco da Gama (Ms Statendam) (1992)
  2. Ms Maasdam (1993)
  3. Pacific Aria (Ryndam) (1994)
  4. Ms Veendam (1996)

C&M VASO da GAMA new and refurbished smaller ship

The Pacific Eden has left P&O Australia for Cruise and Maritime.

MS BOREALIS – Fred Olsen

The MS Borealis is now a Fred Olsen ship, and the Olsen’s used

MS BOLETTE – New Fred Olsen ship

The new Fred Olsen flagship is named after Fred Olsen Jnrs great-great-Grandmother.

CRUISING while Pregnant

Is dependent on three things 

CHAT SITE RULES – here on Doris Visits

Firstly welcome to the huge and ever-growing Doris Visits family of cruisers in around 40 chat sites and about 500 port guide films on our Doris Visits YouTube channel.We try to inform.

Marella Celebration – the ship

Built for Holland and America in 1984 it is the sister ship of

Dress Code & Cruising – live and let live (within the CONTRACTUAL rules)

Cruising is about dressing up for most people, but you can dress down

MV Columbus ship tour

Take a look around the MV Columbus. Cruise and Maritime’s home port is Tilbury on the Thames east of London. They also sail from Liverpool, Newcastle and Bristol which is not often referred to as a cruise terminal but is a wonderful city. C&M have a straightforward, unpretentious style of cruising aboard their two modest ships. […]

Halloween

Just wanted to say Happy Halloween.

C&M Columbus

They say ships pass in the night, this is the seventh ships for C&M and it is not new.

An Ideal Present for a cruiser – a useful toy – the squeezable Globe Ball

Keeping your hands subtle

Understanding prices and deals cruise – 3rd and 4th Person deals

Every place on a ship is different which makes it so interesting.

A Cruise is an education. Language, History, Culture, Art and more. Russia is just amazing!

LIVE AND LET CRUISE as Paul McCartney and Wings

What is on board Spend? A good Question

On-board Spend – Is a sum of money you have in credit

Choosing your Cabin on a cruise ship

Ships are travelling at sea and can be both noisy and bumpy. There is a logic to apply.

Lady gets £50,000 bill for airlift because of in-effective insurance. And renew your EHIcard if out of date.

Joyce Kettle, 74, a great grandmother

MS Magellan, a small distinctive ship from Cruise and Maritime

The pleasantly called Holiday-Class cruise ship, MS Magellan was built in 1985 and known as the Holiday, then the Grand Holliday.

Magellan sailing out of Port of Tyne, graceful ship

This is David’s films of Cruise and Maritimes modern, contemporary, spacious flagship MS Magellan shot from the customs house at South Shields.

Halloween

Just wanted to say Happy Halloween.

MS BOREALIS – Fred Olsen

The MS Borealis is now a Fred Olsen ship, and the Olsen’s used

MS BOLETTE – New Fred Olsen ship

The new Fred Olsen flagship is named after Fred Olsen Jnrs great-great-Grandmother.

CRUISING while Pregnant

Is dependent on three things 

CHAT SITE RULES – here on Doris Visits

Firstly welcome to the huge and ever-growing Doris Visits family of cruisers in around 40 chat sites and about 500 port guide films on our Doris Visits YouTube channel.We try to inform.

Marella Celebration – the ship

Built for Holland and America in 1984 it is the sister ship of

Dress Code & Cruising – live and let live (within the CONTRACTUAL rules)

Cruising is about dressing up for most people, but you can dress down

Marco Polo, the exterior as Cruise and Maritime’s ship sails into the Tyne

A great view of this adults only ship, the Marco Polo sailing

Marco Polo

Built and run as the Aleksandr Pushkin from 1965 by the Baltic Shipping Company, the Marco Polo

Marco Polo

Built and run as the Aleksandr Pushkin from 1965 by the Baltic Shipping Company, the Marco Polo

FRED OLSEN LATE DEALS + UPGRADES

Fred Olsen always has some kind of sale or deal.

SAGA’s new ships will be all-inclusive. Discovery was named in Dover

Saga Cruises’ first new boutique small ship, has been named in Dover.

VIKING SUN – passenger area tour

The Viking Sun sailed a world cruise of 141 days as Viking Ocean’s first ever world cruise. The 745 feet long, officially classified ‘small cruise ship class’ holds just 930 guests in very well appointed elegant rooms. Take a look, the robot narates. VIKING OCEAN community & chat on Facebook – for these special state […]

Boudicca ship tour

Boudicca is a small ship that with 880 passengers makes you feel very special.

Oceana Sirena – ship guide and plan with video over view

Is the difference worth it?

VIKING SUN – passenger area tour

The Viking Sun sailed a world cruise of 141 days as Viking Ocean’s first ever world cruise. The 745 feet long, officially classified ‘small cruise ship class’ holds just 930 guests in very well appointed elegant rooms. Take a look, the robot narates. VIKING OCEAN community & chat on Facebook – for these special state […]

Passenger area tour of the Seven Seas Mariner – all inclusive luxury cruising

All inclusive means an all inclusive mini bar which is replenished every day, and a complementary iPad to use during your stay. Yes, the ridiculous all-inclusive is all included. The Seven Seas Mariner was the world’s first all-suite, all-balcony ship. With just 8 decks it is a boutique ship that has only 700 guests, and […]

The Black Watch – Fred Olsen Cruise Ship – a look at the Glentanar Restaurant

Fred Olsen operate a number of classic ships but the first to mind is always the Black Watch

CMV ASTOR

A country house at sea refurbished in 2010.

MARELLA INSURANCE DEAL

CRUISING insurance with TUI Marella.

CRUISING while Pregnant

Is dependent on three things 

CHAT SITE RULES – here on Doris Visits

Firstly welcome to the huge and ever-growing Doris Visits family of cruisers in around 40 chat sites and about 500 port guide films on our Doris Visits YouTube channel.We try to inform.

Getting VISA’s without being ripped off

Visas and passports can be a minefield. There are so many companies out there just trying to take your money. 

P&O DRESS CODE on board ship

The dress code does catch guests out.

Doris Visits, the Cruise and Travel show is on-line

Watch Doris Visits is free on YouTube, or there is one in Olympia that is not free.

Stockholm Old Town

Stockholm is famous for 3 things, Abba, Ikea and Nobel. The Nobel Peace prize is still presented in Stockholm each year, and there is a Nobel Museum. There is also an Abba Museum which is fantastic. Ikea do not have a museum to our knowledge, not yet!Stockholm Old Town Map Stockholm Printable Tourist Map Stockholm OLD TOWN is […]

St Petersburg Private Tours

If you wish to take a private tour, you must get a print out of the ticket to go through passport control visa free. Check with the tour operator, check they will meet you from the ship. If you are thinking of a ship tour, these will, like our films just help you research. Some […]

Klaipeda, on Baltic Cruise

Pronounced Clay-peda, Klaipeda is an unusually ice free port situated at the edge of the Baltic Sea and the Curonian Lagoon in Lithuania. Baltic tribes have inhabited the area since the 7th century which more recently has been controlled by successive German states until the 1919 Treaty of Versailles. In 1923 the Klaipėda Revolt saw it added […]

Rosenborg Castle, Copenhagen. Denmark

Originally built as a summer house in 1606, the 400-year-old Renaissance castle was Christian IV’s favourite castle. 

CHAT SITE RULES – here on Doris Visits

Firstly welcome to the huge and ever-growing Doris Visits family of cruisers in around 40 chat sites and about 500 port guide films on our Doris Visits YouTube channel.We try to inform.

SAGA’s new ships will be all-inclusive. Discovery was named in Dover

Saga Cruises’ first new boutique small ship, has been named in Dover.

HRH The Duchess of Cornwall to name Saga’s new cruise ship Spirit of Discovery this week

These 999 passenger ships have proved so popular

Cruise Ship Kitchen – What is inside – Filmed Galley Tour

Have you ever wondered how the food is planned and where it is made on a cruise ship. Jean went behind those huge silver revolving doors for Doris Visits,

VIKING STAR – Viking Ocean’s new, state of the art small ship experience.

Whilst they may be a touch more expensive than some of the older ships, if you want a brand new state of the art small ship experience it is certainly available.

VIKING SUN – passenger area tour

The Viking Sun sailed a world cruise of 141 days as Viking Ocean’s first ever world cruise. The 745 feet long, officially classified ‘small cruise ship class’ holds just 930 guests in very well appointed elegant rooms. Take a look, the robot narates. VIKING OCEAN community & chat on Facebook – for these special state […]