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Cunard No-Fly Voyage and New York Independence Day Extravaganza

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Cruise Holiday Overview

  • Ship Queen Mary 2
  • Duration 21 NIGHTS
  • Departure 24 June 2025
  • Cruise type Cruise & Touring
  • Cruise code AME7826

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Complimentary Oceanview to Balcony upgrade

Includes Fully Escorted Tour of North America

Savour two transatlantic Cunard voyages with stays in Washington DC and Philadelphia, followed by an extraordinary stay in New York during the city’s Independence Day celebrations.

Your holiday begins in Southampton where you’ll embark Queen Mary 2 for your transatlantic cruise to New York. From here, you’ll transfer to Washington DC for a two-night hotel stay. Explore the city during a tour that will take you to the Lincoln Memorial, the U.S. Capitol Building and the outside of the White House.

Next, you’ll uncover more history in Philadelphia. Discover the ‘Birthplace of America’ as you visit Independence Hall and the bronze Liberty Bell. Returning to New York, watch the skies explode into a kaleidoscope of colour during one of the world’s most decadent fireworks displays on Independence Day. You’ll then embark Queen Mary 2 for your return cruise to Southampton.

Your Imagine Holiday Includes

Full-Board Cruises

7 night full-board westbound transatlantic cruise on board Queen Mary 2

7 night full-board eastbound transatlantic cruise on board Queen Mary 2

Complimentary Oceanview to Balcony upgrade

Hotel Stays

2 night four-star stay in Washington DC at The Melrose Georgetown Hotel

1 night four star stay in Philadelphia at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel

4 night four-star hotel stay in New York at the Millennium Downtown New York

Fully Escorted Tours

Tour of Washington DC

Tour of Philadelphia

All Transfers
Named hotels are based on availability and are subject to change without notice. Alternative hotels will always be of equal or higher star rating.

Your Voyage

Your Itinerary

Day 1
Southampton: Embark Ship

Experience an enchanting voyage unlike any other during an iconic transatlantic crossing on board Queen Mary 2. Indulge in refined cocktails, dance in the Queens Ballroom and savour mouth-watering suppers, served by white-gloved waiters.

Meals Included: Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Mary 2

Days 2 - 7
Relax At Sea
Days 8 - 9
New York: Disembark Ship & Washington DC Hotel Stay

New York’s iconic skyline welcomes you to America. Saying goodbye to your ship, you’ll transfer to Washington DC for a two-night hotel stay. Some of the country’s most recognisable landmarks can be found here, including the White House.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: The Melrose Georgetown Hotel

Day 10
Philadelphia: Hotel Stay & Tour

Following your morning transfer to Philadelphia, you’ll join a sightseeing tour. Known as the ‘Birthplace of America’, visit Independence Hall and the bronze Liberty Bell followed by an afternoon at leisure.

Overnight: Loews Philadelphia Hotel

Day 11
New York: Hotel Stay & Independence Day

Returning to the Big Apple, you’ll check into your New York hotel to prepare for the Independence Day celebrations. Join the throngs at Times Square, or head to the East River waterfront to witness the Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks.

Overnight: Millennium Downtown New York

Days 12 - 14
New York: Hotel Stay

Enjoy three more nights at leisure in New York. You could stroll through the sprawling Central Park or soak up culture in the Museum of Modern Arts. For the best views over the city, head up to the top of the Empire State Building.

Overnight: Millennium Downtown New York

Day 15
New York: Embark Ship

Today you’ll check out of your hotel and embark Queen Mary 2 for your return voyage to Southampton. Enjoy Cunard’s class-leading levels of service, get acquainted with your fellow guests, and settle in for the seven-night voyage.

Meals Included: Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Queen Mary 2

Days 16 - 21
Relax At Sea
Day 22
Southampton: Disembark Ship

Today you’ll disembark the ship, your cruise complete.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Your Tour Highlights

Washington DC
Washington DC houses the US government's key institutions: the president, Congress, and the Supreme Court. Explore iconic landmarks on your city tour, like the Lincoln Memorial, National Mall, and the White House, where you can capture the perfect holiday photo from the outside. Rich in history and political significance.
Philadelphia
Explore the historic charm of Philadelphia with our captivating city tour. Discover iconic landmarks like Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, relive the American Revolution, and indulge in Philly's famous cheesesteaks. Immerse yourself in a rich tapestry of culture and history on this unforgettable journey through the City of Brotherly Love.
New York Independence Experience
Celebrate New York Independence Day in grand style! This iconic American holiday, marked on July 4th, offers a perfect excuse to indulge in the city's vibrant culture, stunning fireworks, and patriotic festivities. Join the revelry and experience the spirit of freedom that defines the Big Apple like no other.
Washington DC
Washington DC houses the US government's key institutions: the president, Congress, and the Supreme Court. Explore iconic landmarks on your city tour, like the Lincoln Memorial, National Mall, and the White House, where you can capture the perfect holiday photo from the outside. Rich in history and political significance.
Philadelphia
Explore the historic charm of Philadelphia with our captivating city tour. Discover iconic landmarks like Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, relive the American Revolution, and indulge in Philly's famous cheesesteaks. Immerse yourself in a rich tapestry of culture and history on this unforgettable journey through the City of Brotherly Love.
New York Independence Experience
Celebrate New York Independence Day in grand style! This iconic American holiday, marked on July 4th, offers a perfect excuse to indulge in the city's vibrant culture, stunning fireworks, and patriotic festivities. Join the revelry and experience the spirit of freedom that defines the Big Apple like no other.

Queen Mary 2

The flagship of the Cunard fleet, Queen Mary 2’s style and grace are legendary. Cunard have incorporated the very latest in modern facilities, entertainment, and enrichment opportunities into a spectacular ship whose very essence harks back to the golden age of travel.

Discover an incredible sense of freedom from the elegant space she offers, whether you’re in the mood for utter relaxation or something a little more energetic, you’ll find it in Queen Mary 2’s spellbinding array of entertainment and activity options.

Be entertained by lavish musical shows, dance in the largest ballroom at sea with a superb resident orchestra, and with four marvellous pool areas and elegant spa facilities for relaxation, teamed with an exceptional service, this wonderful ship has everything you could possibly want for the most marvellous time at sea.

  • Occupancy 2691
  • Tonnage 148,528 tons
  • Length 1,132 ft (345.00 m)

Life on board Queen Mary 2

From exquisite fine dining and sophisticated lounges to sporting activities and shopping, spend your days at sea doing as much or as little as you like.

dining

From classic British and French in the Britannia and Grills restaurants to the best steak onboard at The Verandah, there’s something to suit every taste.

  • Britannia Restaurant
  • Kings Court
  • Steakhouse at The Verandah*
  • The Golden Lion*
  • Dinner at the Lido*
  • Al Fresco Dining*
  • Carinthia Lounge*
  • Britannia Club Restaurant^
  • Queens Grill+
  • Princess Grill**

Bars & Lounges*

  • Commodore Club
  • Gin & Fizz
  • The Golden Lion
  • Queens Room
  • Chart Room
  • Yacht Club
  • Casino

*Available at an additional cost

^Included when staying in a Britannia Club Balcony stateroom

+Included when staying in a Queens Grill Suite

** Included when staying in a Princess Grill Suite

Facilities

With the largest ballroom at sea, a lavish theatre, a 3D cinema, spa treatments, RADA workshops and golf simulators, there is truly something for everyone on board.

  • Library
  • Open-air pool
  • Fully-equipped gym
  • Traditional Afternoon Tea
  • Gala Evenings
  • Film screenings
  • Planetarium shows
  • Deck and board games
  • Sports facilities
  • Dance classes
  • Spa

entertainment

There’s never a dull moment with West End-style productions at the Royal Court Theatre, and a full live music programme, plus ballroom dancing in the Queens Room.

  • G32 Nightclub
  • Queens Room
  • Empire Casino
  • Illuminations
  • Royal Court Theatre

Cabins & Suites

Cunard boasts some of the most spacious staterooms at sea, and each one comes with a myriad of services, features, and amenities for you to enjoy.

inside Prices from £3,499pp

Cunard Queen Mary 2 Inside Cabin

Cunard’s well-appointed inside staterooms offer a haven of comfort and style for you to enjoy during your voyage. You’ll find thoughtful features and luxurious amenities throughout to ensure that extra special touch.

  • A king-sized bed, lounge area and desk
  • Tea & coffee making facilities and a mini bar
  • An invigorating shower and complimentary Penhaligon’s toiletries
  • Nightly turndown service, including a chocolate on your pillow
  • Sparkling wine to welcome you on board
  • Your own steward for the duration of your stay
  • 24-hour room service
Cruise Code: AME7826
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Oceanview Prices from £4,799pp

Cunard Queen Mary 2 Oceanview Cabin

Beautifully positioned to offer spectacular sea views, Cunard’s Oceanview staterooms provide a private escape from which to enjoy the sights of the horizon. The perfectly framed views are the ideal backdrop to your luxurious surroundings.

  • A half bottle of sparkling wine on arrival
  • 24-hour room service
  • Nightly turndown service, including a chocolate on your pillow
  • Satellite TV
  • Refrigerator
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • An invigorating shower and complimentary Penhaligon’s toiletries
  • Bathrobe and slippers
Cruise Code: AME7826
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balcony Prices from £4,799pp

Cunard Queen Mary 2 Balcony Cabin

Escape to your own private outdoor space in one of Cunard’s obstructed view Balcony staterooms, where you can sit back and feel the crisp sea air on your skin. Complete with fabulous features and thoughtful amenities, you’ll be sure to be well looked after.

  • A half bottle of sparkling wine on arrival
  • 24-hour room service
  • Nightly turndown service, including a chocolate on your pillow
  • Satellite TV
  • Refrigerator
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • An invigorating shower and complimentary Penhaligon’s toiletries
  • Bathrobe and slippers
Cruise Code: AME7826
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Grill Suite Prices from £9,299pp

Cunard Queen Mary 2 Princess Grill Suite Cabin

Delight in breathtaking sea views that can be enjoyed from both inside and outside your Grill Suite. A voyage with a Grill Suite reservation will offer a whole new level of indulgence with the extra special touches of fine-dining experiences, and exclusive access to the Grills Lounge and Terrace

  • Complimentary room service
  • Satellite TV, illy coffee machine and world atlas
  • Bathroom with bath and shower
  • Complimentary Penhaligon’s toiletries
  • Velour robe and slippers
  • Nightly turndown service, including a chocolate on your pillow
  • A selection of fresh fruit, delivered daily
  • Sparkling wine and chocolates to welcome you on board.
  • Your own Grills Concierge for the duration of your stay
  • A spacious private balcony with table and chairs to relax in
  • A seven-pillow concierge menu
  • Freedom dining in the Princess Grill restaurant
  • Optional in-room dining from the Princess Grill menu
Cruise Code: AME7826
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Your Hotel Stay

Washington DC

Included Hotel

Melrose Georgetown Hotel (Or Similar)

Discover the sophisticated charm of the Melrose Georgetown Hotel, nestled in the heart of Washington, D.C. This boutique hotel offers an exquisite blend of luxury and comfort. With its prime location explore the vibrant neighbourhood’s shops, restaurants, and historic sites. The elegantly appointed rooms offer a tranquil retreat, featuring modern amenities and plush furnishings. Indulge in delectable cuisine at Jardenea or unwind with a craft cocktail at the inviting lounge.

Philadelphia

Included Hotel

Loews Philadelphia Hotel (Or Similar)

Discover the epitome of luxury at Loews Philadelphia Hotel. Nestled in the heart of the historic city, this exquisite establishment offers a perfect blend of elegance and modern comfort. With stunning views of the iconic Philadelphia skyline, plush accommodations, and impeccable service, your stay here will be nothing short of extraordinary. Indulge in gourmet dining at Bank & Bourbon, unwind in the spa, or explore nearby attractions like Independence Hall. Whether for business or leisure, Loews Philadelphia Hotel promises a memorable experience that embodies sophistication and charm. Elevate your stay in the City of Brotherly Love.

New York

Included Hotel

Millennium Downtown New York (Or Similar)

Discover the epitome of urban sophistication at Millennium Downtown New York. Nestled in the heart of the city that never sleeps, this luxurious hotel offers an unparalleled experience. With stylish rooms and breathtaking skyline views, it’s the perfect base to explore iconic landmarks like the Statue of Liberty and One World Trade Center. Indulge in exquisite dining options, unwind at the rooftop bar, or rejuvenate at the spa. Immerse yourself in the vibrant energy of Lower Manhattan while relishing British-inspired hospitality.

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