All-inclusive cruises rarely come cheaper than this deal from Major Cruise: £599 per person for a week-long Mediterranean voyage including all meals, drinks and an upgrade to an Outside Cabin. This saves £400 on the brochure price.
With other cruise lines, the price of a drinks package alone can add up to £250 per person to the price of a 7-night cruise. Here, for just under £600, you get:
The price is based on travel from London Gatwick, London Luton and London Southend on select dates from 6 April-8 June. Travel on 20 April and 11 May from Bristol; on 27 April from Dublin; and on 20 and 27 April from Glasgow Prestwick.
Major Cruise has discounted cruises on many other dates from 23 March-23 October, with flights available from the above airports, as well as Belfast, Birmingham, Liverpool, London Stansted, Manchester and Newcastle. Click here for more information and to find the exact price for your desired travel date and departure airport.
Travelzoo tip: there is no single supplement when travelling on 23 March; 6, 13, 20 April; and 5, 12 October.
The ship sails from Barcelona to La Goulette (for Tunis, Tunisia), Civitavecchia (for Rome), Livorno (for Florence and Pisa), Genoa and Nice, before heading back to Barcelona. Soft drinks, juices, tea, coffee, beer, wine, spirits and cocktails are all covered in the all-inclusive board.
Sovereign has 11 restaurants and bars, including the outdoor Marina Bar and the Wú Fusion Restaurant that specialises in the flavours of the Far East. The Spinnaker Piano Bar offers a relaxed setting for cocktails and the Rendez-Vous Salon showcases live music.
Up to two children aged between two and 16 years cruise free when sharing a cabin with their parents. They only need to pay £169 taxes plus the price of flight.