These are UK-based specialist travel agencies featuring cruise holidays.
|Adore Cruises||0800 954 1544||Independent tailor-made cruise specialists, selling all of the major cruise lines & destinations but are experts in cruises to Alaska, Far East, Dubai and Hawaii.|
|B Away Cruising||020 8248 2355||Independent family run travel agency since 2001.|
|Bolsover Cruise Club||01246 819 819||Longstanding (half a century) independent agency that's grown from its roots as a small family-run cruise specialist to a well-respected industry leader.|
|CheapCruises.com||0800 980 4710||Cheap cruise deals and offers. A Hays Travel group brand.|
|Cheshire Cruise Club **||08700 664497||Specialist cruise agency based in Wilmslow, Cheshire.|
|Cruise 1st||0800 230 0655||Discounted cruise specialist owned by Royal Caribbean but selling with a wide selection of cruises from all the mainstream cruise brands to the Caribbean, Mediterranean and the rest of the world.|
|Cruise.co.uk **||0330 303 8331||Discount cruise website owned by Birmingham-based Victoria Travel Service Ltd, who have been selling cruises since 1984.|
|Cruise Club International||020 8466 7000||Father & son team, the Dullops have been selling cruises at bargain prices for many years.|
|Cruise In **||01264 350750||Family run cruise specialist|
|Cruise Line, The **||0870 112 1102||Cruise-only direct-sell agency launched 1993. They are also the publishers of World of Cruising magazine.|
|Cruise Nation **||0800 408 0757||Independent specialist cruise agency. Good cruise and bargain search tools.|
|Cruise People, The||020 7723 2450||Small specialist cruise agency founded in 1972 in Toronto, and opened in London in 1992. As well as handling all the major cruise lines they also sell cruises on small expedition ships and cargo freighters.|
|Hays Cruise||0800 408 4229||Specialist cruise division of Hays travel agency.|
|Iglucruise.com **||020 8544 6620||Cruises and cruise deals from P&O Cruises, Ocean Village, Cunard, Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean, Fred Olsen, Island Cruises and other major lines.|
|Luxury Cruise Company, The **||0800 6123 354||Specialist luxury cruise agents offering ocean liners, cruise ships, river cruisers and private yachts. They have independently-minded review blog on the site, which is always a healthy sign.|
|Mundy Cruising||020 7734 4404||The first cruise-only specialist agency set up in 1970 by Paul Mundy (now retired) and now run by his former deputy MD, the indefatigable Edwina Lonsdale. There is still nothing anyone can teach this company about the cruise industry.|
|Planet Cruise **||0870 300 3730||Cruise agency website selling 7,000 itineraries on 22 cruise lines, all bookable online. Planet cruise is a brand of Freedom Travel Group, a subsidiary of United Co-op Travel.|
|Strand Voyages **||020 7766 8220||Strand Travel have been famous for years for one speciality: cargo cruises. Now they just handle cruises on Trinity House's Patricia.|
|Vacations To Go||0800 279 8084||American cruise agency selling cruises to the UK, but prices still in dollars.|
Listings marked ** are members of the Association of Cruise Experts (ACE) - formerly known as the Passenger Shipping Association Retail Agents scheme (PSARA) - which sets standards, trains, and keeps specialist cruise agencies up to speed on industry news, events, trends and best practises.
- Archers Direct (0870 460 3898) the direct bookings operator, has been offering a selection of ocean & river cruises since Jan 04.