Direct Transfer in executive vehicle to Southampton Cruise Terminals
Pick up available from all London city centre and Heathrow hotels.
Exclusive transfer in a luxury vehicle. Maximum 8 people and 4 pick ups per vehicle
A direct transfer with pick-ups from London city centre and Heathrow hotels. This service is available on all dates when Royal Caribbean, Oceania, NCL, Celebrity and Princess cruise ships are visiting Southampton, plus Azamara Quest. We also offer this service on selected dates for other ships on 'repositioning' cruises, and service available to passengers on other ships not listed if your dates coincide with ships listed above (eg P&O Britannia).
You will be driven in an executive vehicle direct to your Southampton Cruise Terminal. The service departs London & Heathrow after you have had time for a leisurely breakfast at your hotel, or after you have left the airport terminal following a morning flight arrival. Your professional driver will transfer you directly to your Southampton cruise terminal for check-in. The porters will take your luggage and the next time you see it will be inside your cabin. We plan to drop you at your cruise terminal at 13:00, in time for lunch!
Collection from your London city centre hotel
Pick ups in central London will begin at 09:45. To make the booking process easier we have listed over 200 hotels for you to select from when you book, however we will collect from all city centre hotels (zone 1, and selected zone 2 hotels) . Please do not worry if your hotel is not on the list but is London city centre. Simply select 'Hotel to be advised' from the list, then on page 2 of the booking process there is a box for additional information, add your hotel details here. We will then contact you prior to travel to confirm timings if we can collect from there. If your hotel is not London city centre please email email@example.com and we will advise if this service can collect at your hotel. Central London pick ups are usually complete by 10:45.
Collection from your Heathrow hotel
If your hotel is at Heathrow airport, pick ups will begin at 10:30. We do not collect from Heathrow airport passenger terminals.
If you are arriving into Heathrow on the morning of your transfer there are frequent 'Hoppa Buses' between passenger terminals and the main airport hotels. You will need to make your way from the airport terminals to the hotel reception areas below for collection:
Arriving at Terminal 1, 2 or 3 - Please go to Park Inn Heathrow, Bath Road, UB7 0DU.
Arriving at Terminal 4 - Please go to Hilton Heathrow Terminal 4, Hounslow, TW6 3AF.
Arriving at Terminal 5 - Please go to Sofitel Heathrow Terminal 5, Heathrow, TW6 2GD.
From London and Heathrow hotels you must be ready for collection in the hotel reception area from the time stated on your e-ticket. We recommend you are ready 10 minutes before the stated time. On a small number of occasions we may alter the route/timings to ensure prompt arrival at the cruise terminal. This may be down to road closures, events in London etc etc. If we do amend the timings we will contact you in advance.
If your hotel is not on our pick up list please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will advise if this service can collect at your hotel.
There are four cruise terminals at Southampton. In normal circumstances you will arrive at Southampton by 13:00/13:15. At Southampton you will be dropepd off at your cruise terminal and walk straight to the check-in desk. Porters will take care of your luggage, ensuring it is delivered to your cabin. Make sure you use the luggage label in your cruise pack to facilitate this.
Guaranteed Departure Dates
We guarantee to run this service on all dates listed. Book early to avoid disappointment, this is a very popular cruise transfer service. If your date is not listed above we can offer you a private transfer, available for 1 or more people please click here for details of private transfers.
If you have any questions about pickups and joining, or any aspect of this service, please email email@example.com
Booking Conditions & Payment
In order that we can guarantee your booking, you will need to make payment in full. However, all cruise transfer/tours on dates which are booked from this webpage are not subject to any cancellation charges up to 42 days (6 weeks) before the transfer/tour date. Within 41 days, our standard booking conditions shall apply.
The luggage allowance is 2 large cases per passenger (maximum 23kgs per case) plus 2 pieces of hand luggage (max 10kg per case). If you have more than this you must contact our office prior to travel. We do not carry outsize items (eg bicycles) and you MUST inform us in advance if you have a wheelchair, mobility vehicle etc.
Amendments to services on due to Events in London
Due to a large Cycle Event taking place in London on 29th & 30th July, we will only be offering pick ups at the following hotels:
Holiday Inn Kings Cross,
Marriott Grosvenor Square
Passengers staying at hotels not listed above will have to make their own way to one of these hotels for pick up.