Why choose Saga Cruises from Southampton?
Saga cruises offers a classic cruising experience exclusively to passengers aged 50-plus aboard two ships; Saga Sapphire and Saga Pearl II with two brand new purpose built ships named ‘Spirit of Discovery’ and ‘Spirit of Adventure’ set for delivery in summer 2019 and 2020.
All itineraries, activities and entertainment are tailored to this age group, based on more than 20 years extensive knowledge of customer needs.
You will discover a warm and friendly atmosphere aboard elegantly designed ships combined with fine dining, superb entertainment and attentive service from the ship’s crew.
All Saga cruises include a return chauffeur service to Dover or Southampton up to 250 miles each way, free car parking at the port if you prefer to drive yourself, or several other travel options such as domestic flights, rail or coach travel.
Saga Cruises attracts a loyal customer base and offers great value for money when you consider all the inclusions vs. exclusions from most other cruise lines.
Saga Sapphire – 720 passengers – elegant, timeless, relaxing
Saga Pearl II – 449 passengers – intimate and informal
Spirit of Discovery – boutique style purpose built ship – ON SALE NOW for 2019
Spirit of Adventure – boutique style purpose built ship – Due 2020
An in depth look at Saga Sapphire:
What’s included in a Saga Cruise?
Return chauffeur service to the port, or free car parking
Optional travel insurance (additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required)
All onboard meals & entertainment, including specialty dining aboard Saga Sapphire.
A choice of wines with lunch and dinner
Unlimited tea and coffee in selected venues
All on-board gratuities
24-hour room service
Free shuttle bus to take you to the nearest town centre
Free Wi-Fi internet
Porterage of luggage
What’s NOT included in a Saga Cruise?
Drinks from the bar, which are priced at an extremely competitive rate, there is very little left for you to budget for.
Saga Sapphire and Saga Pearl II offer a choice of first-class restaurants, with every sumptuous on-board meal included in the price – even in Saga Sapphire’s specialty fusion restaurant, East to West.
You can enjoy formal, waiter-served meals in the main restaurants, sumptuous buffets in the more informal Verandah or dine alfresco.
Dinner is always served in a single sitting, so you never feel rushed
Open dining means you can sit where you like at every meal
Afternoon tea is a sumptuous highlight, with freshly baked bread, scones and cakes.
Saga is one of the few cruise lines to include 24-hour room service in the price.
Saga Cruises Tipping:
All on-board gratuities included in your cruise fare.
Saga Cruises Currency:
£ GBP is the currency used on board.
Saga Cruises Smoking:
As per most cruise lines now, smoking including e-cigarettes is only permitted in outdoor designated areas.
Saga Cruises | Saga Sapphire | 2019 No Fly Cruises from Southampton
28 March 2019 | 14 Nights
Saga Cruises | Saga Sapphire | Flavours of the Iberian Peninsula
Southampton, Porto, Gibraltar, Motril, Melilla, Cartagena, Malaga, Cadiz, Dover
17 October 2019 | 21 Nights
Saga Cruises | Spirit of Discovery | The Chic Mediterranean
Southampton, Malaga, Cartagena, San Antonio, Palma, St Tropez, Toulon, Barcelona, Valencia, Gibraltar, El Ferrol, Southampton
23 October 2019 | 14 Nights
Saga Cruises | Saga Sapphire | Adventure in the Canaries and Morocco
Southampton, Lisbon, Agadir, Arrecife, Las Palmas, Gran, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz de La Palma, Funchal, Southampton
04 November 2019 | 14 nights
Spirit of Discovery | Spanish Islands of the Atlantic
Southampton, Lisbon, Funchal, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz de La Palma, San Sebastian, Puerto del Rosario, La Coruna / Southampton
06 November 2019 | 18 nights
Saga Cruises | Saga Sapphire | A Mediterranean Canvas
Southampton, Gibraltar, Rome (Civitavecchia), Florence & Pisa (Livorno), Toulon, Barcelona, Motril, Vigo, Southampton
18 November 2019 | 16 nights
Saga Cruises | Spirit of Discovery | Roman Italy and Sardinia
Southampton, Malaga, Porto Torres, Sardinia, Piombino, Rome (Civitavecchia), Salerno, Gibraltar, Ferrol, Southampton
24 November 2019 | 15 nights
Saga Cruises | Saga Sapphire | The Volcanic Isles
Southampton, Funchal, Madeira, Santa Cruz de La Palma, Santa Cruz, Arrecife, Agadir, Casablanca, Porto (Leixoes), Southampton
05 December 2019 | 35 nights
Saga Cruises | Spirit of Discovery | Fairytale of New York
Southampton, Funchal, Bridgetown, Roseau, Philipsburg, San Juan, Key West, Cape Canaveral, Norfolk, New York, Hamilton, Royal Naval Dockyard (King’s Wharf), Southampton
19 December 2019 | 17 nights
Saga Cruises | Saga Sapphire | Canaries Christmas Cheer
Southampton, Cadiz, Santa Cruz, Puerto de la Estaca, Las Palmas, Santa Cruz de La Palma, Funchal, Southampton