A transatlantic cruise will take you across the Atlantic Ocean, cruising from the UK to the USA, and then you will fly back. Or vice-versa. Transatlantic cruises are available all year round, with even more available in the spring and autumn as repositioning cruises - when ships move between the Mediterranean for summer and the Caribbean for winter.
Explore Florida and the Caribbean for a holiday surrounded by pristine beaches, sipping cocktails out of coconuts and year-round sunshine. Sail from Southampton to New York for a voyage of iconic shopping and sight-seeing in the city that never sleeps!
Troy, New York
Troy is a city is the state of New York, which lies on the east of the Hudson River, about five miles north of Albany.
The town's history goes back to when the Mohican indigenous tribe lived there. It is known as the 'collar city', due to its history in shirt, collar, and other textile production.
The city has several distinct districts, many with impressive houses and the town centre is small and easy to navigate. It is a popular day trip destination and pleasant to visit by ship and similar to its neighbour New York city, 158 miles away, it has a thriving food and bar scene.
Miami is one of the world’s most popular holiday spots. It has so much to offer; from its countless beach areas, to culture and museums, from spa and shopping days out, to endless cuban restaurants and cafes. Miami is a multicultural city that has something to offer to everyone.
Things To See, Do & Taste In Miami:
- See: Miami Art Deco Historic District - Noted for its concentration of over 800 Art Deco buildings all within one square mile.
- Do: Everglades Airboat Tour.
- Taste: Key Lime Pie – Florida’s most famous treat. Made of lime juice, egg yolks, and sweetened condensed milk sometimes cooked in a pie or graham cracker crust.
Juneau, Alaska's capital and third-largest city, is on the North American mainland but can't be reached by road. Bounded by steep mountains and water, the city’s geographic isolation and compact size make it much more akin to an island community such as Sitka than to other Alaskan urban centres, such as Fairbanks or Anchorage. Its dramatic hillside location and historic downtown buildings provide a frontier feeling, but the city's cosmopolitan nature comes through in fine museums, and noteworthy restaurants.
Things To See, Do & Taste In Juneau:
- See: Mendenhall Glacier - One of the city’s biggest attractions.
- Do: Bear Viewing at Pack Creek.
- Taste: Mixed berry cobbler - Alaska is home to roughly 50 different varieties of edible berry.
Port Canaveral, Florida
Located in the city of Cape Canaveral, Port Canaveral is one of the busiest cruise terminals in the world, with over 4 million passengers passing through it each year. Widely known for the Kennedy Space Centre, Port Canaveral is also home to beautiful beaches and Brevard Zoo.
Things To See, Do & Taste In Port Canaveral:
- See: Kennedy Space Center.
- Do: Skydive Space Center – World's highest tandem skydive (18,000 feet).
- Taste: Gator Bites - Fried alligator tail nuggets.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Los Angeles, California
New Orleans, Louisiana
Southampton is a port city on England’s south coast. It’s home to the SeaCity Museum, with an interactive model of the Titanic, which departed from Southampton in 1912. Nearby, Southampton City Art Gallery specialises in modern British art. Solent Sky Museum features vintage aircraft like the iconic Spitfire. Tudor House & Garden displays artifacts covering over 800 years of history, including a penny-farthing bike.
Things To See, Do & Taste In Southampton:
- See: Stonehenge – A prehistoric megalithic structure and place of spiritual significance.
- Do: Wine tasting / winery tour – The Southeast of England has the greatest concentration of commercial vineyards in Britain.
- Taste: Tunworth and Winslade cheeses – Locally produced in Hampshire.