Enjoy an iconic crossing from Southampton to New York
Imagine sailing into the magical skyline of the City of New York onboard Cunard Line’s Queen Mary 2. This is surely a unique way to arrive instead of on an aircraft. Sailing past the Statue of Liberty, as you view the Manhattan skyline and the Empire State Building, this scenery is unmistakable.
Did you know that the first crossing took place in 1847? This was the year Sir Samuel Cunard established the first regular crossings and is today one of travel’s most truly iconic experiences.
During your 7 nights onboard you will have plenty of time to lose yourself on this iconic ship. Do as little or as much as you please. For the active amongst you, 3 times around the deck equals one mile. There is a fully equipped gym, or treat yourself to a massage to relax those aches and pains. These are just a few of the activities you can choose from.
If you wish to relax you can pick up a book in the world’s largest floating library. Take afternoon tea with delicious freshly baked scones and an array of sandwiches. Why not learn a new hobby such as painting, how to dance the tango or have a go at acting, the choice is completely yours.
In the evening there is plenty of choice again, this could be taking in a star party on deck where a fellow from the Royal Astronomical Society will guide you through the constellations. Take in a glittering performance in the Theatre. The Golden Lion pub is the place to go if you like a good old sing a long of live piano music. You could if you feel lucky try your luck in the Casino. You are sure to find somewhere that you want to be during the evenings.
The only decision you have is whether to extend your stay in New York and if so for how many nights. What type of cabin? This could be an Inside Cabin, Balcony Cabin, Princess Grill where you get extra privileges such as open seating in the Princess Grill Restaurant or Queens Grill where likewise open seating in the Queens Grill for your meals and private lounge reserved just for Queens Grill Guests.
This surely is an epic voyage of a lifetime. Your flight back to London is included.