Crossing the Atlantic has never been as relaxing and enjoyable an experience as on a luxury cruise with long-established cruise provider Cunard. It takes seven days to cross the ocean from the UK to North America or vice versa, but that doesn’t mean a week spent dreaming of the famous New York skyline and waiting for the time to pass.
On a Cunard cruise the travel itself is a unique and lavish vacation, with more to do and see than you could possibly cover in just one week. Cunard was established in 1840 as a British and American Royal Mail delivery service, but for several decades now they have been known for their exquisite luxury travel offering – it’s all about making every aspect of your trip a complete getaway from normal life, and seeing the world in true style.
So what can you expect from a transatlantic cruise with Cunard? Firstly you know that the service will be second to none. All on-board staff are trained at the “White Star Academy”; guaranteeing consistent, high quality service across all areas of the ship, from restaurants to concierge services and entertainment. The ships themselves feature restaurants, theaters, libraries and much more.
The entertainment aboard the ship is varied and rivals anything you might find in a big city. The ships take along expert speakers for the ride, so you have the chance to attend talks given by explorers, academics, politicians, scientists and more. Cunard also have a relationship with the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) so cruises often include performances of famous plays by the RADA graduate company.
Another special partnership Cunard passengers benefit from is with The Julliard School, a renowned performing arts school which presents the best in contemporary and classic jazz music performance. These are just a few of the incredible on-board entertainment options which you can enjoy during your seven day Atlantic crossing, but there are plenty more including book clubs run by the ship’s librarian and on some ships even instruction in the secrets of the night sky from members of the Royal Astronomical Society.
If you’re traveling with children or teenagers Cunard provide activities and care for young people of all age groups. As well as giving them the opportunity to meet and socialize with other kids their age, the ships offer lots of activities to keep them busy including, movies, games, quizzes and arts and crafts. So a luxury cruise can be a whole family adventure giving you the chance to spend quality time together as well as having time apart to do your own thing.
If you really want to go all out you can even celebrate big occasions such as weddings, anniversaries and birthdays at sea. People getting married on-board Cunard ships have their ceremony conducted by the ship’s captain, and get to start their married life in style on-board one of the most luxurious cruise liners in the world.
And all of this is before you even reach your holiday destination! Luxury cruises from Cunard are one of the best ways to see the world while making your travel time a holiday in itself.