Island Cruises are now part of Thomson Cruises and as a brand have now been in business 10 years. Their success comes from relaxed and informal cruise holidays geared at the british holiday maker.
So why go on an Island Cruise?
Island Cruises are geared for the Uk holiday maker, they have many benefits including flying from many of the local airports and at certain times you can upgraden to an all inclusive drinks package onboard the ship. The prices you also pay include your tips so Island Cruises offer excellent value for money.
Island Cruises only offer one ship, the Island Escape. This ship is medium sized at 42000 tonnes and holds approx 1500 guests. The ship is not the newest but what it lacks in age it makes up with some of the best service and will be one of the only cruise ships where you will see the captain very reguarly. They are near enough the only cruise line where the captain actually has full responsibility for the ship.
During the summer months, Island Cruises base the ship in Palma offering a variety of cruises around the area. In Autum the ship moves to the warmer waters of Cyprus where cruise and stays out of Limassol are very popular.
If you are looking for a cruise holiday with like minded brits in a relaxed informal atmosphere then you wont go far wrong with Island Cruises.