Southampton - Embark Queen Mary 2
Your journey begins in Southampton where you’ll board the majestic Queen Mary 2. This is a spectacular ship whose very essence, from grand design to final flourishes, harks back to the grand old ocean liners of the golden age of travel - there’s simply no more fitting way to cross the Atlantic on your seven-day voyage to New York.
Queen Mary 2 is one of the most luxurious liners at sea and you’ll be spoilt for choice with activities and entertainment options on board. Discover world-class entertainment, sumptuous cuisine, an on board planetarium, as well as the Canyon Ranch SpaClub® and famous speakers from the arts and beyond, to entertain you on your voyage.
New York - Disembark Queen Mary 2 and Hotel Stay
Imagine waking up to the most iconic skyline laid out in front of you: the arm of the Statue of Liberty aloft and the tip of the Empire State Building grazing the clouds. This is the view that will greet you as you arrive in New York as dawn breaks over one of the world’s most exciting cities.
New York - Hotel Stay
Here you’ll enjoy a five night stay at the Omni Berkshire Place, located right in the heart of Manhattan on 52nd Street between Madison and 5th Avenue, with easy access to all that New York has to offer. Central Park, Times Square and Rockefeller Centre are all within walking distance, as is some of New York’s best shopping.
New York – Hotel Stay
Today you’ll celebrate Thanksgiving - a holiday as big as Christmas in the US. There’s no better place to be part of the action than New York where you can watch the legendary Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, an annual pageant of festive floats and giant balloons, before tucking into a Thanksgiving feast of turkey with all the trimmings followed by pumpkin pie.
New York - Hotel Stay
Exploring New York is made all the easier with the New York City Pass that we’ve included as part of your package where you can visit the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, the Empire State Building Observation Deck and get access to the Big Bus Tours, Circle Line Downtown and The Highlights of Midtown Tour.
New York - Hotel Stay
Gaze upwards in awe at the famous monuments and skyscrapers that tower above you before climbing them for fantastic views across the city; enjoy the tranquillity of Central Park with its rolling meadows or immerse yourself in the magic of theatre at a legendary Broadway show.
Cape Liberty - Embark Anthem of the Seas®
Today you’ll embark Anthem of the Seas® to sail south towards Florida and the Bahamas to enjoy the winter sun. This action packed ship is perfect for a Caribbean cruise with its state of the art technology, world-class dining and dazzling entertainment. From tranquil pool areas to thrilling activities and laid-back bars to breathtaking high-tech shows, there’s something for everyone on board.
Spend the day exploring the highlights of the Anthem of the Seas® include the North Star viewing capsule, the SeaPlex, and the RipCord by iFly. Surf the FlowRider, scale the Rock Climbing Wall or work up a sweat in the Vitality Fitness Centre before unwinding in the Spa.
Port Canaveral (Florida)
From here you can explore the highlights of Florida’s Space Coast. Learn about life as an astronaut at the Kennedy Space Centre, surf off the white sand beaches of the stunning Cocoa Beach or enjoy Orlando’s famous theme parks. For nature lovers there’s kayaking with manatees, spotting alligators, otters and waterfowl on the Black Point Wildlife Drive or dolphin watching in Indian River Lagoon.
Visit Nassau, the capital of the Bahamas, where the crystal clear waters are brimming with sea life and shipwrecks. Here you could swim with sharks, learn about the legendary Blackbeard the pirate or simply relax on the paradise white-sand beaches.
Also known as “Perfect Day Island” CocoCay is Royal Caribbean’s private island located in the Bahamas. Ride the tallest waterslide in North America, sip a drink at the swim-up bar of the largest freshwater pool in the Bahamas or relax in overwater cabanas that wouldn’t look out of place in Bora Bora.
With 18 restaurants, including menus by celebrity chefs such as Jamie Oliver and Devin Alexander, you’ll have fun sampling as many outstanding restaurants as you can. There’s also a multitude of bars and lounges to choose from, whether you’re looking for somewhere cosy to have a quiet drink, sample expertly-prepared cocktails or listen to live music.
Cape Liberty - Disembark Anthem of the Seas® and Embark Queen Mary 2
Today you’ll return to New York where you’ll disembark Anthem of the Seas® and embark Queen Mary 2. For over a century and a half, Cunard have epitomised the sophisticated grandeur of ocean travel. The Queen Mary 2 is one the most famous in the world and will transport you to a more refined age, while surrounding you with all the luxury and modern amenities you could wish for on your cruise holiday.
Your hardest decision may be what to do next during these two days at sea. Dance lessons, Martini Mixology, Insight presentations, deck games, theatre productions or cookery demonstrations? Or you could choose to relax and unwind in the large spa, complete with treatment rooms, saunas and pool.
Southampton - Disembark Queen Mary 2
You’ll arrive back in Southampton where your holiday ends and you’ll disembark Queen Mary 2.