Fact or fiction?
Myth vs. reality.
If you are yet to travel on a Cunard Queen, you may have a few concerns that need addressing before making the decision to book. The truth is, once you’ve tried it, you may well realise that a Cunard voyage is the holiday you’ve always wanted. From a wealth of dining choices to an ever-expanding list of destinations to visit, there are plenty of temptations waiting to be discovered. Allow this article to dispel any misconceptions and bring about a new perspective to cruising.
If you're worried the ship will be too crowded.One of the most common misconceptions about Cunard is that our ships are too busy and crowded. While this may be the case with some cruise lines, our Queens have been expertly designed to offer plenty of space for every guest. In fact, guests have been known to ask whether we are sailing at full capacity or not, because they haven’t experienced crowds and queuing.
If you're worried you won't fit in.Another belief is that a Cunard cruise only suits a certain kind of person, when really, you’ll find something for everyone on board thanks to a wide array of choices in every aspect. Where dining is concerned, you can enjoy unfussy pub fare at the Golden Lion one night and don your finest attire for a night of glamour another. You could take in an elegant show at the Royal Court Theatre or put your pipes to work at karaoke. As always with Cunard, the choice is yours.
If you're worried you would get bored.Transatlantic Crossings with Cunard includes six days at sea, and even on these our guests find that they don't have enough time to try everything on board. Whist there is ample opportunity to relax and unwind, if you’re looking for a little more liveliness you’ll be delighted by the options on board. Our Gala Evenings are the perfect opportunity to don your finest eveningwear and commemorate your getaway.
If you're worried about a class system on board.Many potential guests think of Cunard as synonymous with the Golden Age of cruising, and imagine a class system on board. This is simply not the case. Although stateroom types have their own restaurants, all offer an exceptional dining experience covered by our White Star Service. Regardless of which stateroom or suite you choose, you’ll be treated to a range of thoughtful added touches. From luxurious Penhaligon’s toiletries to sumptuous slippers and a dressing gown, no guest goes unspoiled.
Discover for yourself.
The variety of dining, bars, entertainment, activity, and accommodation choices available mean that a voyage with Cunard could quickly become your favourite kind of holiday. Know that you can always enjoy the freedom to do what you want, when you want on board – ultimately, the choice is yours. Whether you’re new to cruise or you you’d like to travel with a mixture of companions who have different tastes and interests, a Cunard voyage will provide. But in the end, the best way to make a decision about holidaying with Cunard is to try it. Browse our selection of voyages and find your next adventure.