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A ‘triple Queen triumph’ for Australians

A ‘triple Queen triumph’ for Australians
Australians will have the opportunity to sail in Cunard’s three Queens next year to mark the company’s 175th anniversary.

Worldwide Cruise Centres, a consortium of Australasian sea holiday experts, has released a 40-night ‘Triple Queen Triumph’ package that includes voyages in Queen Victoria, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary 2.

It costs from around A$11,999 per person twin-share and includes flights from Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane to London via Dubai and return flights from San Francisco.

The tour leaves Australia on April 28, 2015 for Dubai where passengers will spend three nights before continuing to London.They will spend two nights in London before transferring to Southampton to join Queen Victoria on May 3 for a  seven-day round cruise to commemorate the centenary of the sinking of Cunard’s Lusitania which was torpedoed by a German U-boat on May 7, 1915.

During her call at Cork in Ireland where survivors were taken and many victims are buried, passengers will visit the Old Church Cemetery and the Lusitania Peace Memorial.

On May 11 they depart Southampton in Queen Elizabeth for a 16-night ‘Baltic and Tribute to Liverpool’ voyage, returning to Southampton on May 27. On May 25 in Liverpool, which was Cunard’s home for 127 years, Queen Elizabeth will meet up with Queen Victoria and Queen Mary 2 for a magnificent rendezvous.

In Southampton passengers join Queen Mary 2 for the trans-Atlantic crossing to New York where they wlll spend two nights. They then move to San Francisco for another two nights before the return flight to Australia.