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We have just returned from a cruise to the Faroes with your cruise ship Astoria (R803 Grand Scottish Highlights, Islands & Faroe islands). The cruise itself was very good and the scenery and weather were as expected. The service from all of your staff aboard this ship was, without a doubt, the best we’ve received from any ships company we’ve encountered in the past. I’ve always known that one of the greatest assets that any cruise company have are the staff who are in direct contact with the clients. So thank you and your excellent staff onboard Astoria for making this cruise so enjoyable.  

Dr M Hooper & Mrs L Hooper

May 2018

Just to say really enjoyed the Fjords cruise on Magellan, - the perfect ship for this itinerary. The spectacular mountain scenery of the Hardanger and Sonefjords prior to docking in Eidfjord and Flam was especially memorable, as were the lovely walking trails in to the surrounding countryside directly from the ship. The crew and manager of the Waldorf Restaurant, the hotel director and our outstanding waiters, made every meal time a special occasion. Finally a quick thank you to our cabin steward who kept us amused with his towel art animals! We found Magellan to have a classic, relaxed and friendly ambience and would definitely cruise on her again. Thank you CMV. We had a great time from start to finish.  

Keith and Denise R. Northants

May 2018

I am writing to let you know how much we enjoyed the 12 night cruise on the Marco Polo from Bristol Avonmouth on 14 April 2018. There were a number of factors which made the cruise such an enjoyable experience. The competent and efficient manner in which my dietary requirements were dealt with. The Entertainments team all of whose shows were excellent. And an excellent Cruise Director, a good performer and witty and approachable. We are looking forward to our next cruise on the Marco Polo which sails from Cardiff.  

Mr James

May 2018

I am writing to say just how very much indeed I enjoyed the above cruise from Tilbury on 3rd April 2018, returning on the 12th April. All members of staff were polite, extremely efficient, and sociable and invariably had a lovely smile. Our Cabin Steward’s attention to detail when servicing the cabin, his smile and his personality was exceptional. Nothing was too much trouble. The evening entertainers were very professional indeed. Two people doing presentations on birds and tigers were very interesting indeed. A classical pianist and violinist were superb performers and I really enjoyed and appreciated the music that they played. The food and menus were excellent. It is the best cruise I have ever been on for the quality and variety of food. An excellent Master Chef on board. I would not hesitate to do another cruise on The MV Astoria. What I liked about it especially was that there were a smaller number of people on board and therefore everyone was speaking to each other so much of the time. A wonderful atmosphere.  

Mrs R Thompsett

April 2018

Just returned from the Magellan fjords cruise. Very very pleased with everything. Staff were brilliant.  

Mr T Jacklin

April 2018

We were on the Magellan when she cruised around the British Isles from Tilbury on the 7th April. Our thanks to all the staff for making our time on board very enjoyable. The efficiency & organisation of every aspect of the cruise was outstanding & you should all be congratulated!  

Mr & Ms Davies

April 2018

We have just had our first cruise with your company and would like you to know what an excellent holiday it was for us. We got back last Thursday from the Round Britain Cruise on the Magellan and it was such good value for money. The staff were so helpful, the cabin was roomy and clean,the entertainment very enjoyable and the food varied and good. We went with friends who have been before and recommendedyou and we would recommend your company now too. Our friend has mobility problems and the staff were so helpful. Please thank the crew and staff for all their hard work. Having been on a few cruises with other companies, I would comment that the Magellan is a lovely ship, just the right size, which makes for a very friendly atmosphere. Many thanks and looking forward to travelling with you again.  

Mr & Mrs Bishop

April 2018

Thank you for another wonderful cruise on board Astoria sailing on the European Rivers cruise a couple of weeks ago. As usual the staff were friendly and helpful which together with really good food makes the cruising with CMV a delight.  

Mr J Holden

April 2018

We would like to say the holiday was superb, we saw the lights repeatedly, we saw whales, elk, frozen waterfalls and jaw dropping scenery. The Magellan took us to some of the most amazing places. Staff were happy to see us again which was very nice. Food was spot on with a great choice and I miss my soup already. Thank you once again for a great adventure  

Mr & Mrs Hatton

March 2018

I’ve just returned from a cruise on the MS Magellan (18th Feb. – 4th March,) up the coast of Norway in search of the Aurora Borealis. This was the first time I’ve actually cruised before. This year the aim was search for / see the Northern Lights. May I compliment you and all the staff / crew of the MS Magellan for the professional way they performed their duties every day of the holiday. There was always first class, delicious food in the restaurants and nothing ever appeared to be too much trouble for the waiter’s / waitresses to assist. On top of this, the cabins were always exceptionally clean, and once again, nothing was never too much trouble for the cabin steward. Then there was the ship itself and the amenities, sports facilities, games equipment, bars always open / available, large lounges and the show room it the evening was excellent. Then there was the holiday itself, two weeks up the coast of Norway, stopping off at regular intervals to explore the Norwegian cities / towns. Once again compliments, the range of excursions they were too was also fantastic – catering for everybody’s taste. Once again, compliments to you and the crew of the MS Magellan for a fantastic holiday. I’ll have no trouble in either travelling with you or recommending you at all.  

Mr H

March 2018

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