Normally, pricing for a cruise on the MS Queen Elizabeth of the Cunard Line starts at between $125 and over $300 per person per night. If you act fast, an interior stateroom on the Queen Elizabeth for a ten night Baltic / Scandinavia cruise can be had for as low as $69.90 per person per night.
This ten night cruise embarks from Southampton in the United Kingdom at 4:30pm on Friday, December 13, 2013. Elizabeth returns back to Southampton for 6am on Monday, December 23. Along the way, she makes just five port calls but the length of stay at each is nearly always longer than a typical cruise.
On Saturday, December 14, Elizabeth docks at Brussels, Belgium for a full day, arriving at 9am and departing at 6pm. The following day allows for a fair share of special brownies, stopping in Amsterdam in the Netherlands from 8am until 11pm.
Copenhagen, Denmark is the highlight of the cruise. Queen Elizabeth docks at 1pm on Tuesday, December 17 and doesn’t leave until the following day at 11pm.
For December, this is not tropical journey. The final two ports of call for the ship are in Sweden and Norway. On Thursday, Elizabeth stops in Gothenburg, Sweden from 10am to 10pm. The following day, she docks at Oslo, Norway from 9am to 8pm.
There are Flash Fare deals until the ship casts off. A Flash Fare with Cunard is fully non-refundable and must be paid in full at the time of booking. An inside stateroom can be had for as low as $699 per person. With added government fees and taxes coming to $93.98 per person, a couple can have a room on this cruise for a total of $1,585.96.
Other levels of staterooms are also available at sale pricing. An outside stateroom can be had for $799 per person. A balcony or ocean view room is just $899 per person. The same government taxes and fees apply.
MS Queen Elizabeth is a Signature Class ship and is one of three vessels currently in the Cunard fleet. Queen Mary 2 is the flagship and came into service in 2004. The middle child is Queen Victoria which began service in 2007. Elizabeth is the baby, taking her maiden voyage on October 12, 2010. She was christened the day before by Queen Elizabeth II.
Elizabeth was built by Fincantieri in Italy. She has a gross tonnage of 90,901 and is 965 feet or 294 metres in length. There are 16 decks on the ship with 12 accessible to passengers. Capacity is for 2,092 guests.
The Small Print
·Because of the nature of last minute deals, the pricing printed here is fleeting and could change at any time.
·Prices are in Canadian dollars.
·Most meals are included in a typical cruise price but DRINKS ARE NOT!
·Also not included are gratuities.
·Cruise pricing does not include air fare, ground transfers and hotel accommodations before and after the cruise.