24 October 2019, 13:36

Saga slashes solo fares on 2019 no-fly cruises

  • Prices from £3,803 for 15-night cruise
  • All-inclusive with no gratuities
  • Return chauffeur service

Solo travellers can grab late-deal discounts on a selection of all-inclusive Saga cruises this winter.

The 2019 sailings from Southampton to the Med, the Canary Islands, the US and Caribbean have been discounted and prices include a chauffeur service (up to 250 miles) to and from Southampton, all meals and entertainment, all-inclusive drinks, afternoon tea, 24-hour room service, free wifi and on-board gratuities.

There’s also a free shuttle bus from each port to the nearest town centre (if further than 500 yards) and optional travel insurance, which all adds to the excellent value for over-50s who can travel. Example prices:

18-night Mediterranean Canvas – £4,950

This November 6 sailing on 700-passenger Saga Sapphire gives guests the chance to discover the Mediterranean’s eclectic art and architecture during visits to Italy, France and Spain.

15-night Volcanic Isles – £3,803

Saga Sapphire departs for Madeira and the Canary Islands, North Africa and Portugal on November 24 with prices reduced from £4,303 to £3,803. A well-being theme adds to this feel-good winter sun sailing.

16-night Roman Italy and Sardinia – £3,819

New ship Spirit of Discovery’s 16-night Roman Italy and Sardinia voyage on November 18, is now down to £3,819 from £4,169. Get into the party spirit at a Toga party and Roman Banquet and enjoy lectures on the Roman Empire while sailing to ports including Piombino, Civitavecchia (for Rome) and Salero.

Festive New York and the Caribbean ­– £13,012
All-balcony Spirit of Discovery crosses the Atlantic for Christmas and highlights include a New Year deck party beneath the stars in Bermuda and calls to Barbados, Dominica, St Maarten and Puerto Rico.

For details visit saga.co.uk/ocean-cruises or call 0800 50 50 30.

Prices include chauffeur service up to 250 miles to and from Southampton, all meals and entertainment, all-inclusive drinks on Spirit of Discovery(a choice of table wines at lunch and dinner, house-branded spirits and soft drinks) and a choice of table wines at lunch and dinner on Saga Sapphire, afternoon tea, 24-hour room service, welcome cocktail party and unlimited tea and coffee in selected venues), free wifi, all on-board gratuities, porterage, free shuttle bus to nearest town centre (whenever possible and when the ship is berthed more than 500 yards away), optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a discount if passenger has own insurance.

All excursions mentioned are optional, at an additional cost, and are subject to availability and change. Some of the highlights detailed may only be seen on optional excursions or by exploring independently.

‘Mediterranean Canvas and Volcanic Isles cruise prices are based on a Single Outside Guarantee cabin. Roman Italy and Sardinia and Festive New York and the Caribbean cruise prices are based on two people sharing an Outside Guarantee Balcony cabin. Guests booking these grades will receive their cabin number shortly before sailing ( or at embarkation) and not at the time of bookings, and includes any relevant booking discount. Your cabin can be located anywhere on the ship. On Saga Sapphire twin cabins may have two single beds or one double bed. Fare was correct at the time of sending and is subject to availability and change. Further terms and conditions apply. Please call for further details.



Alex Brazier

Notes to editors

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