Press release

Join the great escape on Saga’s all-inclusive cruises

Wednesday 8 January 2014

Wish you had sailed away from the British winter? Don’t make the same mistake again!

Book now for next year or if you can’t wait, get packing this Easter. It’s plain sailing with Saga

Easter in the Adriatic
Spend Easter Sunday in Venice to attend mass in the Basilica, stroll around St Mark’s Square or take a gondola along the canals. Pageants and concerts take place all through Holy Week so soak up the atmosphere during this special port of call. Saga Sapphire offers many further highlights from a chance to unearth Tunisia’s Roman heritage in Carthage; cruising to Hvar on the Dalmatian Coast and enjoying Sardinia’s white beaches. Food and Wine is the on board theme with baking demonstrations from Great British Bake-off finalist Brendan Lynch, a bake-off competition plus a wine-tasting session with expert Julie Jackson.
23 nights from £4199 departing Southampton on April 9, 2014

Island Coasts and Moroccan Shores
Sail on Saga Sapphire in search of sunshine and take the opportunity to spend the night in exotic Marrakech on this new, value-packed cruise. Contrast the beautiful flora of Madeira and volcanic terrain of the Canary Islands, experience the heady mix of cultural influences in Morocco and the vibrant city of Lisbon – and forget the cold British winter.
15 nights from £1882 departing from Southampton on January 10, 2015

Treasures of the Caribbean
Saga Pearl II offers exciting new ports of call such as Montserrat, where passengers can observe the volcanic landscape; Blowing Point in Anguilla, an island that is perfect for snorkelling plus Hillsborough in Carriaciou for a rum punch on the beach and watersports in the warm, clear sea. Soak up more of the sun and culture from Barbados to Grenada with options to swim with stingrays on a diving trip in Antigua or visit St Vincent’s botanical garden, the oldest in the tropical world.¬
35 nights from £4799 departing Southampton on January 13, 2015

Gallipoli Landings
On April 25, 2015, Saga Sapphire will be anchored off Anzac Cove to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli Campaign. It was here that Australian and New Zealand Army Corps landed on April 25, 1915. There will also be visits to the Gallipoli battlefield and the Greek island of Lemnos, near the Dardanelles, which acted as the muster point for the landings. The World War One theme continues with musical acts ‘to entertain the troops’ and tea dances to fundraising activities for the Royal British Legion plus a War Literature Club offering a chance to read and discuss poetry, novels and letters.
31 nights from £3499 departing Southampton on April 5, 2015

Prices include VIP door-to-door chauffeur service, all meals, all drinks (house-branded spirits), entertainment, 24-hour room service, travel insurance and cancellation cover.

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