Your Cruise Itinerary
Day Port Arrive Depart
1 LONDON TILBURY England 1600h
2 at sea - River Seine navigation
Rouen France 1330h 2300h
3 Honfleur France 0600h 2100h
4 *St Peter Port Guernsey 0700h 1900h
5 *St Mary's Isles of Scilly 0700h 1700h
6 Dublin Ireland 0745h 1930h
7 Belfast N.Ireland 0700h 2200h
8 Greenock for tours to Edinburgh 0800h 1800h
9 *Tobermory Isle of Mull 0800h 2000h
10 *Portree Isle of Skye 0700h 1730h
11 Kirkwall Orkney Isles 0930h 1800h
12 at sea
13 LONDON TILBURY England 0800h
Important Ocean Cruise Information
IMPORTANT INFORMATION It is a condition of booking a cruise that you have adequate travel insurance before departing. • Grand UK Tour Managers do not escort these cruises • Grand UK has a small allocation of cabins on these cruises and they are not exclusively for the over 55s. Both vessels operate as adult only cruise ships and do not accept anyone under the age of 16. It is important that you are fit and healthy to embark on a cruise holiday and your attention is drawn to section 12 of our Booking Conditions. Full British Passports are required for all cruises • Optional shore excursions, personal expenditure such as drinks, laundry, communication and medical fees are not included • According to international custom in the hospitality industry, tipping is accepted as recognition of good service. For your greater convenience the ships operate an automatic tipping system so instead of worrying how much and when to tip, an amount of £7.00 per person per night (£5.00 per person per night for cruises over 16 nights) will be debited to your onboard account. All itinerary timings are approximate and may be subject to change. Please be advised that the ships offer designated smoking areas - if you need further details please ask at the time of booking. * Cabins with full or partially obstructed view. †Viewing of the Northern Lights is subject to atmospheric conditions.
At 63,786 tonne, with a draft of 8.20 metres and overall length of nearly 250 metres, Columbus was purpose built for deep sea ocean cruising and ideally suited to the type of exciting scenic cruise programme on offer. She underwent an extensive refit in August 2015 and was upgraded further in April 2017 before the start of her maiden programme with Cruise & Maritime Voyages.
On board facilities include:
• Waterfront Restaurant • Speciality and Chef’s Table Restaurants (supplementary charge) • Alfresco Grill • Seven choices of lounge or bar • Casino • Shopping Galleria • Two coffee and tea shops • Six entertainment venues include Palladium Show Lounge • Columbus Lounge & Library • Bridge & Card Room • Jade Wellness
Centre including Beauty Salon • Two heated outdoor swimming pools • Outdoor Giant Screen • Medical Centre • Extensive Sun Deck • Main Lobby • Reception • Tour Desks offering a wide range of shore tours • All cabins are well equipped with en-suite facilities, with shower, personal safes, television, hairdryer, music channels and
electrical current is 110/220v AC.
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• Welcome & farewell cocktails • Cruise passage in the cabin accommodation selected • All meals, British style entertainment and leisure facilities on board • Services of the ship’s staff throughout your time on board • Guest speakers & craft classes • Port taxes & porterage
TRAVEL INFORMATION: For all our ocean cruises we have introduced a convenient home pick-up service from your home address to from the UK port. Transfer is by coach, mini-bus or taxi and is only available from addresses located in the south east of England, some parts of the Midlands and from one address per booking.