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New cruise itineraries 2017-2018 leaving from Southampton, cruise capital of Northern Europe

Southampton is a top European port and the busiest cruise port in the United Kingdom, with many ships making stops every single day. Located on the south coast of England, Southampton is widely recognized as the capital of the UK’s cruise industry.

Every year more and more cruise companies take advantage of its excellent terminals and 2017-2018 is going to be busier than ever. Southampton is the departure port for a wide range of new
cruise itineraries 2017-2018 as well as for long-haul cruises, available one-way or as part of round the world cruise packages. The city of Southampton itself is a delight to explore. Check out some of the new cruise itineraries offered by different cruise lines, so that you can find one that really suits you.
Royal Caribbean International, renowned Norwegian-American cruise line brand based in Miami, Florida, operates out of the port of Southampton with the ship Independence of the Seas. New
cruise itineraries 2017-2018 are available to the Canary Islands, Western Mediterranean and around the British Isles.
The Celebrity Eclipse operated by Celebrity Cruises also has new cruise itineraries from Southampton to the Baltic Sea, Canary Islands, British Isles and the Mediterranean, a magical experience for all ages. Southampton is the home port for the British-American cruise line Cunard, which sends ships out on British Islands, Baltic Sea and Mediterranean. British-American cruise line P & O Cruises is home-based at Carnival House in Southampton and offers new cruise itineraries 2017-2018 to the Baltic Sea and Mediterranean.

It is the largest cruise line for the British market and offers a variety of round the world cruises, departing in January 2016, such as the 38-night cruise from Southampton to Sydney, via the Panama Canal. Ports of call include Portugal, Barbados, the Dutch Antilles, Honolulu and Auckland. UK-based Norwegian-owned cruise shipping line Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines offers a 108-night world cruise leaving from Southampton and with calls at ports in New Zealand and Australia. New cruise itineraries 2017-2018 from the United Kingdom also involve flying to Australia and boarding the cruise ship there for a 10-day or 14-day cruise.

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