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Round the World Cruises - 2018

This website highlights six world cruises sailing in January 2018, all are departing from Southampton and are operated by the UK's three biggest and most experienced cruise lines.

As a company specialising in world and longer cruises, we also have an alternative website that features six luxury cruise lines with an exciting selection of 2018 world cruise itineraries - this website can be found here.

Finally, we have a new website aimed at those seeking a longer cruise but not necessarily a full world cruise. The website features over 250 "Escape the Winter" world cruise segments with departures from January to May 2018. Click here for this one.

The Ships

Below are useful comparison tables of the six UK originating ships that we feature.

To compare the tables below, side-by-side, download our 2018 World Cruise Summary PDF

More comprehensive information, including cabin details, deckplans and pricing, dining and entertainment, cruise itineraries and cruise sectors can be found via the SHIPS & ITINERARIES tab in the top menu. Be sure to also check out our comprehensive port information by clicking on the ports tab at the top of the page. It should be noted that this port information is very much scaled down from the individually customised itinerary that we provide to all of our world cruise clients.

 

ARCADIA
Arcadia
Departs 9-Jan-2018
Number of Nights 99
Ports Visited 31
Port Stop Every 2.7 days
Tonnage 83,781
Passengers 2,094
Crew 866
Last Refit due Oct. 2017
Deposit Amount 15%
Balance Due 90 days prior to sailing
Today's Lowest Fare
Suggested Gratuities £5.50 per person per day
 

AURORA
Aurora
Departs 3-Jan-2018
Number of Nights 65
Ports Visited 23
Port Stop Every 2.5 days
Tonnage 76,152
Passengers 1,874
Crew 850
Last Refit Dec. 2014
Deposit Amount 15%
Balance Due 90 days prior to sailing
Today's Lowest Fare
Suggested Gratuities £5.50 per person per day
 

BLACK WATCH

Black Watch
Departs 5-Jan-2018
Number of Nights 108
Ports Visited 32
Port Stop Every 2.8 days
Tonnage 28,613
Passengers 804
Crew 330
Last Refit Nov. 2016
Deposit Amount 15%
Further Payment Due 180 days prior to sailing
Balance Due 90 days prior to sailing
Today's Lowest Fare
Suggested Gratuities £4 per person per day
 

QUEEN ELIZABETH

Queen Elizabeth
Departs 7-Jan-2018
Number of Nights 122
Ports Visited 38
Port Stop Every 2.8 days
Tonnage 90,400
Passengers 2,081
Crew 1,005
Last Refit May 2010
Deposit Amount 15%
Balance Due 90 days prior to sailing
Today's Lowest Fare
Suggested Gratuities $11.50 per person per day
 

QUEEN MARY 2

Queen Mary
Departs 10-Jan-2018
Number of Nights 120
Ports Visited 42
Port Stop Every 2.5 days
Tonnage 151,400
Passengers 2,691
Crew 1,292
Last Refit May 2016
Deposit Amount 15%
Balance Due 90 days prior to sailing
Today's Lowest Fare
Suggested Gratuities $11.50 per person per day
 

QUEEN VICTORIA

Queen Victoria
Departs 7-Jan-2018
Number of Nights 75
Ports Visited 26
Port Stop Every 2.5 days
Tonnage 90,400
Passengers 2,057
Crew 981
Last Refit May 2017
Deposit Amount 15%
Balance Due 90 days prior to sailing
Today's Lowest Fare
Suggested Gratuities $11.50 per person per day

At a Glance - Sort and Compare

In the table below, select the ship code (e.g. "AU") in the cruise column header to show one cruise itinerary only, in date order, or "all ports" above the list of ports to return to the full listing.

Key to ship code: AR - P&O Arcadia; AU - P&O Aurora; BW - Fred Olsen Black Watch; QE - Cunard Queen Elizabeth; QM - Cunard Queen Mary 2; QV - Cunard Queen Victoria

Southampton 9-Jan 3-Jan 5-Jan 7-Jan 10-Jan 7-Jan
Madeira, Portugal 13-Jan 7-Jan   6-May 14-Jan  
St.Vincent, Cape Verde Islands   10-Jan        
Salvador, Brazil   15-Jan       29-Jan
Buzios, Brazil   17-Jan       31-Jan
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil   18-Jan       1-Feb
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil   19-Jan       2-Feb
Montevideo, Uruguay   22-Jan       5-Feb
Montevideo, Uruguay   23-Jan        
Port Stanley, Falkland Islands   26-Jan        
Punta Arenas, Chile   30-Jan       15-Feb
Valparaiso, Chile   4-Feb       21-Feb
Valparaiso, Chile   5-Feb        
Coquimbo, Chile   6-Feb       22-Feb
Arica, Chile   8-Feb       24-Feb
Callao, Peru   10-Feb 29-Jan     26-Feb
Manta, Ecuador   13-Feb 26-Jan     28-Feb
Panama Canal Transit 23-Jan 15-Feb 24-Jan 26-Jan   2-Mar
Oranjestad, Aruba   18-Feb        
Kralendijk, Bonaire   19-Feb        
Scarborough, Tobago   21-Feb        
Bridgetown, Barbados 19-Jan 22-Feb       23-Jan
St.Lucia, British West Indies   23-Feb        
St.Maarten, Dutch West Indies   25-Feb       21-Jan
Basseterre, St. Kitts   26-Feb        
St. Johns, Antigua, British West Indies   27-Feb        
Praia de Vitoria, Azores   5-Mar       19-Mar
Southampton 19-Apr 9-Mar 24-Apr 10-May 10-May 23-Mar