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Sail from Vancouver to Alaska on the Crown Princess in May. This nine-night trip heads to Alaska's Glacier Bay National Park before moving on to Skegway, Juneau and Ketchikan where you can visit Tongass National Forest, home to bears, eagles and wolves. From PS1,399pp including UK flights on May 5 and one night at the four-star Westin Wall Centre Hotel in Vancouver before you set off, through Cruise 1st.
cruise1st.co.uk, 0800 953 4963
A new mid-sized ship joins Oceania Cruises' luxury fleet this spring. Sirena will cruise the Med and the Caribbean with 684 passengers. A 10-night cruise departs on June 3 from Istanbul for Athens. Fares start at PS1,759pp which includes a choice of US$400 on-board credit, a drinks package or four shore excursions. www.oceaniacruises.com, 0345 505 1920
Escape to the Med with Celebrity Cruises and get a buy-one-get-one-half-price deal AND a free drinks package. The Celebrity Reflection, leaving Rome on May 27 on a 10-night Italy and Greek Islands fly/cruise, is from PS2,990 for two people sharing a balcony stateroom, including Gatwick flights and transfers. Ports of call will include Sicily, Mykonos, Rhodes, Kusadasi, Santorini, Athens and Naples before returning to Rome. celebritycruises.co.uk, 0800 441 4054
BY SARAH WHITFIELD KING