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Cruising is a particular passion of ours. Clare Dudley our Managing Director has recently been Chairlady of the Leading Cruise Agents, and still remains as a Director in this important well established and prestigious foundation.

We are conversant with information about all the Luxury Cruise Lines, River Cruising, Soft Adventure, Tall Ships, Family Cruising, Round the World Cruising and Cargo Ships.

We are also lucky enough to have cruised to so many beautiful parts of the world to include

The Panama Canal, The Caribbean, European Rivers – The Rhine, The Danube and The Sienne, The Baltics, Norway, The Med and Northern Europe

Our invaluable experience ensures that we will help match the right cruise for you. We are constantly receiving updates, offers and news from over 50 different cruise lines and ensure we keep up to date with all the latest training

Having spent so long devoted to cruising we have learnt many way to allow us to make sure we get you the very best prices and best experiences. We can tailor make any cruise anywhere in the world, in fact this is our speciality. For example, we don’t want you to sail out of Venice and not even see this beautifully romantic city, we may encourage you to spend a night or two pre or post cruise. Travelling to Australia and New Zealand, well you are going to be so pleased you found Ponders, as you simply won’t believe just how reasonably we can put together the most amazing cruise and stay holiday that could even allow a further cruise in the Far East on route.

Across our website you will find the latest cruise offers, new builds, ships changing hands, worldwide itineraries, news and reviews of the latest cruise ships we have had the pleasure of staying on, we will share our photos and video clips from our trips with you too. From time to time we will have ship visits so you can come and see for yourself what’s in store.

There are so many cruising experiences available now, we wonder which one you will choose?

A short break around the Mediterranean, a tropical escape soaking in the Caribbean Islands, some cultural experiences by visiting the fascinating Far East, you may even be visiting friends or family and just want to stay a little longer and see more of Australasia. Scenery may be on the top of your list therefore Norwegian Fjords and the Baltic’s are a must, where do we end with suggestions, the world is your oyster, let us help you explore.

But independent impartial advice is a necessity when choosing the right holiday for you. As you will be aware there is now a very large number of cruise ships to suit al tastes. From the massive 220,000 ton ships through to little babies that take just 43 passengers.. We are very lucky that we have tried and tested many of the ships, allowing us to pass on truthful and honest opinions to our customers and allowing us to help you make the right choice.

Unbeatable cruise ship knowledge and experience…

Having specialised in Cruising for over 15 years now we have been lucky enough to have visited or cruised on so many of the cruise ships in operation today, giving us first hand knowledge to pass on to you.  Some of these include:

  • MSC Cruises
  • Hebridean Spirit
  • Costa
  • Carnival
  • Oceania – Nauticca and Regatta
  • Regent
  • Crystal
  • P&O Cruise – Arcadia
  • Oriana
  • Ocenia
  • Cunard – QM2, Queen Victoria, QE2 and Caronia
  • Deutchsland
  • River cruises to include Heildelberg and Cezsanne
  • Silverseas – Silver Shadow and Prince Albert
  • Fred Olsen – Braemar, Black Watch, Boudicca and Balmoral
  • NCL Pearl, NCL Sun & NCL Epic
  • Holland America
  • Star Clipper
  • Seabourn Sun
  • Ocean Village Two
  • Royal Caribbean – Independence of the Seas, Navigator of the Seas, Voyager of the Seas, Jewel of the Seas & Brilliance of the Seas
  • Celebrity Cruises – Solstice and Equinox.
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    When it comes to booking a holiday we all know that we all have different ideas, budgets and requirements. That’s why here at Ponders it’s all about you and your choice.

    We are proud to offer you:
    • 30 years’ experience
    • First-hand knowledge of many worldwide destinations
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