The most recent addition to the Saga Cruises ocean fleet, Spirit of Journey, has arrived in the United Kingdom.
She joins her sister, Spirit of Discovery, in Tilbury, the place she is going to lay up for the iciness ahead of welcoming her first visitors for her inaugural cruise on a February fifth crusing to the Canary Islands.
Saga won supply of Spirit of Journey from shipbuilder Meyer Werft on the finish of September.
The aim construct boutique cruise send has 554 all balcony cabins and will accommodate 999 passengers.
Nigel Blanks, managing director of Saga Cruises, mentioned: “We’re completely extremely joyful Spirit of Journey has arrived in the United Kingdom to sign up for her sister, Spirit of Discovery, in Tilbury.
“Over the last two years, we now have curious about making a boutique cruising enjoy for our visitors that isn’t to be had somewhere else in the marketplace.
“With Spirit of Journey becoming a member of our fleet, now we have extra selection for our visitors with two distinctive ships that can help in making unforgettable reminiscences for individuals who sign up for us onboard.
“We can’t look ahead to her to welcome her first visitors subsequent 12 months to peer the whole thing she has to supply.”
On the similar time, Saga has introduced that it has entered right into a agree with accounting association with the United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority.
Below that association, bills for all flight-based vacations requiring an ATOL will likely be held in a CAA licensed agree with account managed and administered via an unbiased trustee.
The operation of the agree with supplies Saga consumers with further reassurance when reserving their go back and forth as cash held within the agree with account is in most cases handiest transferred to Saga as soon as the buyer has returned from their vacation.
This variation will follow to all Saga vacations inclusive of flights.
Vacations with no flight, reminiscent of trainer commute aren’t coated via the agree with and proceed to be financially secure via the ABTA bond.
The agree with will run along current monetary coverage preparations for flight-based vacations which stay ATOL secure.
Chris Simmonds, managing director of Saga Vacations, mentioned: “With persisted restrictions on global commute, we know the way necessary it’s to our consumers when reserving a vacation that their cash is protected.
“Because of this protecting bills for our flight-based vacations in an unbiased agree with provides our consumers that further peace of thoughts.”
Saga is a supplier of services basically adapted for purchasers over the age of 50 in the United Kingdom.