Set sail on the luxury Celebrity Infinity for a 12-night wine- and gastro-themed cruise to France, Spain and Portugal for just £539 per person. This sailing from Cruise Club UK saves over £300 on the regular price, and visits a selection of wine hot spots in these three countries.
Celebrity Infinity departs from Harwich on 6 and 18 September and takes in the sights of Paris (from Le Havre), Bordeaux, Bilbao (all with overnight stays), Vigo and Porto, before returning to the Harwich, where the cruise finishes.
The price is based on two sharing an Inside Stateroom.
Upgrade to an Ocean View Stateroom from £899 per person and receive a free $1200 (£779) Classic Drinks package, which includes wine by the glass, cocktails, spirits, beer and all soft drinks. Veranda Staterooms are available from £1128 per person and come with the free Classic Drinks package and a complimentary $100 onboard spend.
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Travel later in the year on 30 September and 12 October for £639 per person. Wine expert and TV personality Robin 'Oz' Clarke will be onboard the ship on 12 October giving masterclasses on wine pairing and taking guests on tasting tours to St Emillion. Packages start from £69 per person.
The 2013 Berlitz Guide to Cruising & Cruise Ships calls the 5-star Celebrity Infinity a "high-energy ship for fun-filled cruising". The ship was designed by mega-yacht designer Jon Bannenberg and features a 3-deck theatre, a large casino, an ice-topped Martini Bar and an Elemis spa, home to a gym, a health bar, a large thalassotherapy pool and 16 treatment rooms.
Onboard dining options include the Mediterranean-themed Blu, the Tuscan Grill, the more casual Bistro on Five and the speciality restaurant Qsine. with iPad menus (extra charges apply).