OCEANIA CRUISES – Operate luxury cruises which constantly ask – what can they do better. They have smaller ships with a high crew to guest ratio, and they will not be the cheapest ship on the sea. This is style and luxury. The guest staff ratio on all the R class ships is 1 to 1.71. Amazing!

OCEANIA CRUISES FLEET

These are hugely popular and sought after ships. Eight were made, they are all very similar and all hold 684 guests. Known as Renaissance Class ships, because they were made for Renaissance Cruises. However they are actually R-Class ships, and they were called one to eight. For example R 3 is the Pacific Princess as we know her now. Renaissance was a company in Oslo, competing with Fred Olsen. Founded in 1989 it was family owned by Fearnley & Eger Rederi. These ships are all 181 meters long, have a GT of 30,277GT and travel at 18 knots.

  1. R One – Oceania Insignia (1998)
  2. R Two – Oceania Regatta (1998)
  3. R Three – Pacific Princess (1999)
  4. R Four – Oceania Sirena (1999)
  5. R Five – Oceania Nautica (2000)
  6. R Six – Azamara Journey (2000)
  7. R Seven – Azamara Quest (2000)
  8. R Eight – Azamara Pursuit (2001)

Oceana Sirena – ship guide and plan with video over view

Is the difference worth it?

Oceania Sirena – Small Ship Luxury

There are many who bemoan the passing of the Adonia from the P&O fleet, but, the ship is still around. Many small ships are still around with that old fashioned class and style that cruising is known for. In fact, the Adonia is a R-Class ship, or Renaissance Class ship that is now called the […]

Halloween

Just wanted to say Happy Halloween.

Is Birmingham is London’s best Airport – Fly-cruise is the future.

When you finish your transit flight, your bags

Cruises that explore can be hard on the feet. What to pack (2)?

Remember the disco song, ‘Dance yourself Dizzy’. Some cruises have you ‘walk til dizzy’.

SAGA PROMISES

As we have just focussed on the Fred Olsen version of this money back offer

Hop On, Hop Off ! We have a discount code for you

Going away before the end of the year, if you are thinking of using the city sightseeing red bus,

Money back if you don’t like the cruise – the offer appears again

This time the offer is from Fred Olsen in the form of an enjoyment promise. If you have been watching #TheCruise

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

Keeping your hands subtle

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

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

Solo Cruising, travelling as a single does not mean cruising alone – our new Single Cruisers Chat Site.

Single, and cruising solo?

Taster Cruise – a great first cruise – we look at a cheap 80’s weekender deal

A taster cruise is often referred to as a party cruise,

CRUISING while Pregnant

Is dependent on three things 

The True Cost of Cruising – Tips & Tipping, Tours, Drinks, Fine Dining

You can go on a cruise and enjoy just what was in the ticket price,

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. 

Money back if you don’t like the cruise – the offer appears again

This time the offer is from Fred Olsen in the form of an enjoyment promise. If you have been watching #TheCruise

Cruise Chat, Cruise Chat sites are a knowledge base -here is where to find them

Doris Visits has about 50 chat sites, Scroll down to find your favourite ship or cruise line

Hop On, Hop Off ! We have a discount code for you

Going away before the end of the year, if you are thinking of using the city sightseeing red bus,

FRED OLSEN LATE DEALS + UPGRADES

Fred Olsen always has some kind of sale or deal.

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

LIVE AND LET CRUISE as Paul McCartney and Wings

Discovering a destination the way film scouts do it

There is a knack to finding the best bits of a location. Postcards!

Halloween

Just wanted to say Happy Halloween.

Oceania Regatta complete facelift and refit

Oceania cruises are a luxury brand of cruise, and one of their much loved ships, the Regatta

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

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

Solo Cruising, travelling as a single does not mean cruising alone – our new Single Cruisers Chat Site.

Single, and cruising solo?

What is on board Spend? A good Question

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

Hop On, Hop Off ! We have a discount code for you

Going away before the end of the year, if you are thinking of using the city sightseeing red bus,

SPORTING EVENTS ON BOARD

If you like sports or if there is a big event on like the world cup, the ship will show the event somewhere. If the event is big enough, everywhere.

SAGA PROMISES

As we have just focussed on the Fred Olsen version of this money back offer

Oceana Class ships are 238 meters long, a small ship. Holding 1,252 guest and 780 crew the ships weigh 66,000GT and travel at 20 knots. They were built at at Fincantieri’s Sestri Ponente yards in Italy. They were then called mid size ships. Now they are most definitely small ships.

  1. Marina (2010)
  2. Riviera (2012)

Cruises that explore can be hard on the feet. What to pack (2)?

Remember the disco song, ‘Dance yourself Dizzy’. Some cruises have you ‘walk til dizzy’.

Worst places for Pick Pockets

I am pretty streetwise but I have been pick pocketed twice.

SPORTING EVENTS ON BOARD

If you like sports or if there is a big event on like the world cup, the ship will show the event somewhere. If the event is big enough, everywhere.

Is Birmingham is London’s best Airport – Fly-cruise is the future.

When you finish your transit flight, your bags

Airport Parking Deals

Car Parking Options all sorted on one page.

What is on board Spend? A good Question

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

Halloween

Just wanted to say Happy Halloween.

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

LIVE AND LET CRUISE as Paul McCartney and Wings

Is Birmingham is London’s best Airport – Fly-cruise is the future.

When you finish your transit flight, your bags

Solo Cruising, travelling as a single does not mean cruising alone – our new Single Cruisers Chat Site.

Single, and cruising solo?

MARELLA INSURANCE DEAL

CRUISING insurance with TUI Marella.

SAGA PROMISES

As we have just focussed on the Fred Olsen version of this money back offer

Cruises that explore can be hard on the feet. What to pack (2)?

Remember the disco song, ‘Dance yourself Dizzy’. Some cruises have you ‘walk til dizzy’.

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