3 Pure Luxury Cruises for 2011

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Three pure luxury cruises

Finally, the day has come. For thirty years you have been saving up for it. You’re going to deliver on that promise you made your wife all those years ago; the one that made her marry you in the first place: you’re taking a luxury cruise!

The time has come. The internet brings you a cruise deals website that you have been frequenting for a month now, and you have narrowed it down to three options: the Canary Islands, the Caribbean or a deluxe Transatlantic cruise. Which one should you choose? Obviously, you cant ask the Mrs for input. It is the big surprise. Perhaps this article can help.

Whats a luxury cruise all about?

A luxury cruise is all about you. That is the long and the short of it. You are paying good money for top service, top food, top entertainment, top everything. Generally, a luxury cruise is smaller, with a greater staff-to-guest ratio. On these luxury cruises, staff members are often handpicked to give you the best possible service. The service is often of a standard equal to that of the queens. Luxury liners often have extra amenities too. Perhaps a spa forms part of the ship, or a gym, whereas with a normal cruise ship, it may not be the case.

Let us take a look at a few luxury cruise options.

Transatlantic cruise

Cross the Atlantic in style! You will have captain Nemo green with envy when aboard a luxury ship cruising the Atlantic. Gaze out over the incredible mass of water that is known as the Atlantic; wonder at the magnificence of the wide-open ocean; sip on a pina colada while enjoying the sun on your face and wind in your hair. This is sure to impress the missus!

If you think that a Transatlantic luxury cruise is all about gazing out over billowing waves, and no more, think again! Outstanding cuisine, top quality on-board entertainment and fantastic accommodation all form part of this perfect picture.

The cruise starts either in the UK, or one of the Mediterranean ports of Madeira, France, Italy or Spain. You board the ship to spend six nights in utter luxury, doing as much as you wish, or nothing at all. You can disembark at a port in the Caribbean, New York or Florida, fresh as a daisy.

Return can happen one of two ways: you can choose to fly back home, or opt for a fourteen-night pleasure trip! The latter is of course the jet-lag-free option.

Canary Islands

Glorious beaches, sunshine year round, fantastic scenery, days filled with fun, nights filled with stars. That is a Canary Islands cruise in a nutshell. The Mediterranean has always been a popular holiday destination, and for good reason. It is a paradise. The other bonus of cruising to the Canary Islands is that it is a very short flight back home to the UK.

The Caribbean

The Caribbean is a magic phrase. Go ahead, say it aloud the Caribbean! If there are people around you, it should automatically invoke reaction. It is a phrase synonymous with perfect luxury sun kissed vacations. If fitness is your thing, do your workout routine in the fitness center; or relax in the aqua spa. Call room service in the middle of the night just to see how fast they are. Enjoy exceptional meals. You can not go wrong with this option.

The bottom line

I hope this article helped you make a decision as to which cruise option you should choose. Although, perhaps it made it even harder for you! However, you can not go wrong with any of the choices above. And the missus will love you a tad bit longer too.

This post is written from a travel writer with a taste for the finer things in life Steven Taylor. He will guide you around some of the highest caliber holidays to stick around.

Finding The Best Cheap Car Hire In Lanzarote Is Easy

English: Car Hire At Glasgow Airport On-site c...
English: Car Hire At Glasgow Airport On-site car hire facility at Glasgow airport. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Lanzarote is a Spanish island that makes a great year round family holiday destination. Although the island is quite small, the best way to see it is certainly to have your own lanzarote car hire. This gives you the freedom and flexibility to look around the place at your own speed. There are lots of car hire companies operating in Lanzarote so you will have plenty to choose from. However, to get the best prices you are really going to want to sort out your rental before you even get to the island.

The best place to go and look for great prices is the Internet. There are lots of sites that allow you to search for the best deals between hundreds of car hire providers. Often these websites have their own arrangements with car hire companies so they can get exclusive discounts. The great thing about these sites is that all you need to do is to put in your details and requirements once and they will look for the best prices for your trip.

A word of warning however for this way of finding car hire. Although many of the prices seem great at first, you need to really understand what you are getting for your money. This means that you need to check the deals and terms for each offer so that you can find the one that includes everything that you need. This is especially true of car insurance. You want to make sure that everything is covered and that you understand what you would have to pay in event of an accident.

Once you have found a cheap car hire in lanzarote deal you are happy with get it booked! You can then relax safe in the knowledge that your car hire is all sorted for when you arrive to enjoy your trip.