No cruise is bad news !
Posted by Big John on March 19, 2012
I’ve been thinking about the best way to avoid the Olympic Games during this summer, and thought that it might be a good idea to take to the high seas for a cruise around the Mediterranean, so I searched the ‘web’ for something suitable, and found just what I was looking for. It was a two week cruise around the ‘Med’ aboard a ship which I knew well from a previous holiday.
Great ! .. I thought and clicked on the “book now” link … “This cruise cannot be booked on-line” … read the message.
I phoned the reservations department and quoted the cruise reference number .. “Sorry sir” .. said the booking clerk .. “That cruise has been cancelled”.
“Why ?” .. I asked, but I guess I should have known, for he informed me that the ship has been hired out for the whole of …
… the bloody Olympics !