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Get a taste of cruise life
7:30am Sunday 30th September 2012 in News
TEMPTED to opt for a cruise for your next holiday, but want to try before you buy?
Cruise and Maritime Voyages could have just the answer for you.
The company is offering taster experiences on its Marco Polo ship at the London Cruise Terminal, in Tilbury, which allow guests to sample life on board without actually setting sail.
There are various packages from £49 per person up to £89 per person with options including a four- course lunch or dinner, a show, disco and overnight stay with breakfast.
CMV offers no-fly cruises from Tilbury to a number of destinations including the Canaries, Norway and Amsterdam.
Popular activities on the 820 passenger Marco Polo are the captain’s cocktail party and on-board craft demonstrations, such as fruit carving.
The adult-only ship has five lounges, a restaurant, spa, library, three deck-top jacuzzis and West End standard entertainment shows.
A spokesman for CMV said: “If you like the idea of a cruise, but need a little bit of reassurance, then Cruise & Maritime Voyages has the answer next month with some tasters without leaving the port.
“You are invited to step on board the elegant country house hotel-style ship Marco Polo and enjoy a delicious four course lunch or dinner and a great show.
“The enterprising cruise line has a number of Welcome Aboard Marco Polo events that should wet your appetite for the real thing.
“You can taste the experience of a traditional and classic style cruise ship that has a wonderful history and a great series of UK cruises on offer in 2013 from her home port of Tilbury and Leith, in Scotland.
“This is a great opportunity to sample life on board, the food and drinks plus the highly-rated entertainment that is available on Marco Polo at the London Cruise Terminal in Tilbury.”
To book a taster experience, go online to www.cruiseandmaritime.com