Call for an instant quote
0845 90 80 161
Open Mon to Fri 09:00 - 17:30 | Sat 09:00 - 16:00 (GMT)
12 April 2012 13:30
The Balmoral cruise ship leaves Southampton for the official Titanic centenary voyage
Relatives of those who travelled on the Titanic have set sail to the North Atlantic site where the liner sank, commemorating the passing of 100 years.
MS Balmoral left Southampton docks for a cruise which will retrace the route of the ill-fated liner's maiden voyage.
One century on, passengers have safety at the forefront of their minds, heeding advice from the experts to make sure their
cruise travel insurance is up to date and valid for the journey.
During the 12-night cruise, passengers will be served food from the Titanic's original menu and a five-piece band will recreate the soundtrack of the era, honouring the ship's musicians who are said to have played until the vessel sank.
Some 1,309 passengers are on board the cruise, with around 50 being directly related to an original passenger.
A memorial service will be held next weekend to mark the moment the ship sank.
29 August 2015
Forgetfulness may be a good sign rather than a bad one among older people, researchers suggest.
28 August 2015
Almost 10,000 Britons under the age of 65 were killed by heart attacks last year, according to new figures from a leading charity.
27 August 2015
An "alarming" number of older people are drinking an unsafe amount of alcohol, data suggests.
26 August 2015
Only a fifth of heart attack patients are following advice on how to look after their heart health and prevent another attack, research reveals.
25 August 2015
Thousands of cancer patients are missing out on targeted treatments due to a lack of funds, claims a charity.
22 August 2015
Coffee has the potential to boost a person's chances of surviving bowel cancer, research suggests.
21 August 2015
When you are on holiday abroad with the family, it can be even more tempting than usual to stop off at a fast food outlet.
20 August 2015
Angkor in Cambodia has been named the number one must-see destination in the world.
19 August 2015
The last decade has seen the number of people living with diabetes rocket by well over a million, new figures show.
18 August 2015
Holidaymakers have been warned not to gamble with travel insurance, after figures showed medical claim costs rose by nearly 10% last year.
15 August 2015
Older men could cut their risk of heart failure by taking up walking or cycling, research suggests.
14 August 2015
A book is no longer the main companion of choice for young people sunning themselves on holiday, research reveals.