All Marella Cruises Christmas and New Year cruise offers listed here are just itineraries and not cruise deals for sale. Vessels are ordered alphabetically. Comparing all the ships in the Marella Cruises fleet is a most convenient way to select the best for you Holiday voyages as departures (homeports, dates), destinations (regions, visited countries), itineraries (ports of call, arrival dates, port times) and also to compare cruise prices.
CruiseMapper shows cruise prices per person. These are only indicative fares on the ship's lowest category staterooms. All rates are based on double occupancy (twin share) and don't include cruise line or travel agency promotions, group booking rates or any other special offers and discounts.
|2020 Dec 20||Marella Explorer 2||7 days, round-trip Paradise Islands|
|2020 Dec 21||Marella Explorer||7 days, round-trip A Canarian Christmas|
|2020 Dec 22||Marella Explorer||7 days, round-trip A Canarian Christmas|
|2020 Dec 27||Marella Explorer 2||7 days, round-trip Tropical Delights|
|2020 Dec 28||Marella Explorer||7 days, round-trip A New Years Dream|
|2020 Dec 29||Marella Explorer||7 days, round-trip A New Years Dream|
Marella Cruises Christmas and New Year's deals are a perfect choice for the UK Xmas travelers who count on tradition. The Marella Holidays cruise line offers everything - from adults-only to family-friendly voyages featuring the same high British standards. There are top class cuisine and service right on the money.
Marella Holidays provides couples and families with tempting "Cruise and Stay" options and all-inclusive drinks packages. The selection of onboard activities attracts juniors; while the fantastic selection of bars and couples spa treatments appeal to the mature ones. On Marella ships, there are usually a number of families (during school holidays in the UK), but singles and couples are also well-represented. MARELLA Holidays is a top seller of UK Xmas cruise deals - together with Saga Holidays - another traditional player on the British cruising market.
Marella's cruising experience is somewhere between the ultra-casual and traditional (British lines like Fred Olsen and P&O UK). For the most part, the Marella line follows the traditional voyage format. All Marella ships provide open-seating dining. There are also casual buffet restaurants open for all meals, plus a la carte dinner options. Dress code aboard is casual, with the exception of one formal night. Then, the buffet restaurant is the casual option for those who are not eager to dress up. Production shows, a casino, and other traditional cruise activities are featured.
Marella's holiday destinations include the Canary Islands, Mexican Riviera Caribbean and Cuba cruises (leaving from Barbados (Bridgetown) and Jamaica (Montego Bay). As prices, Marella Xmas cruise deals are quite more affordable, compared to other traditional lines. They cost around GBP 130 per day per person, depending on the destination and liner. Early booking or last minute deals are available at cheapest rates (around GBP 60 pp per day).
Marella Christmas cruise and New Year holidays attract a broad cross-section of Britain's middle class along with travelers of all ages. The line has always been attracting first-time cruisers but also sees an increasing number of repeat guests who don't want to "move up" to more deluxe lines. Marella company aimed to have such an effect on the British market as Carnival did it in the US and to move cruising experience from a niche market to the mainstream of tourism in GB. Despite her aging ships, Marella Cruises have won name recognition and attractive fares. Marella Cruises currently holds 1% market share of the cruise industry worldwide.
Most Marella itineraries are 7-night repeated every week. Spring and autumn months bring varied repositioning voyages. From 7 May 2015, the Platinum Marella Celebration ship moved to a new home port of Dubrovnik (Croatia), offering a variety of port calls, ten new destinations (including the Mediterranean and Adriatic) and four new itineraries. 28 new ports have been added to Marella summer programme, including such in Albania, Croatia, Greece, and Italy. Thomson Spirit also boasts a new home port - Marmaris (Turkey), and new itineraries. Marella offers flights from 24 airports in the UK on Marella's airline and pre-/post-cruise land packages.
Next tables show all Marella Christmas New Year cruise itineraries 2019-2020 as ships, departure ports, call ports (dates and arrival/departure times) and regions.