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What is included in the fare?

When booking with Cunard, your fare will include: 


  • A choice of Britannia, Britannia Club, Princess Grill and Queens Grill staterooms and suites. All en suite and air conditioned.
  • Your own personal steward or butler* (for Queens Grill suites).
  • Nightly turn down service.
  • Satellite TV (with multi-language film and music channels).
  • Direct-Dial Telephone.
  • Refrigerator.
  • Hair dryer.
  • Safe.
  • The Daily Programme.
  • Egyptian cotton bed linen.
  • Pamper pack.

(Please note choice of cabin location and number is only available on the Cunard Fare, subject to availability).


For example menus please see: What dining venues are on board and what their menus?

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be available in the main restaurants.
  • A self service buffet restaurants offering breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks (including ice cream).
  • 24 hour room service.
  • Alternative Fine Dining - Enjoy The Verandah Steakhouse at The Verandah which takes influence from both sides of the Atlantic. A cover charge applies.
  • Afternoon tea of sandwiches, cakes and pastries each day.
  • Tea, coffee, water and fruit juice are available 24 hours a day at the Lido Restaurants on Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria, and Kings Court on board Queen Mary 2.


Alcoholic drinks and speciality teas and coffees will be charged to your on board account. Water during meals and coffee after meals are complimentary.


  • The Royal Court Theatre offers the best seats in the house for light hearted comedies, serious dramas, Shakespeare classics and spectacular musical productions.
  • The casino is waiting when you feel lucky.
  • Go dancing until you can dance no more in the nightclub or Queen Room.
  • Live music takes many forms - from the resident bands to jazz ensembles to classical recitals.
  • Casual catch-up with friends over a drink or two is often the perfect way to round things off for the evening.
  • Film screenings.
  • Cunard Insights - regular talks on contemporary issues by well-known celebrities and personalities.

Health and wellbeing

  • Full use of the sports court for football, deck tennis, basketball and more.
  • A choice of swimming pools and whirlpool spas.
  • Fully equipped gym.
  • Sauna and steam rooms*.

*On board Queen Mary 2 charges for sauna and steam rooms apply.

Children's clubs

  • Full access to our supervised age specific children's clubs.
  • Wide range of entertainment and age specific activities offered day and night.

Flights and transfers (when booked as a package)

Flights and transfers are included in your fare for our Transatlantic Crossings, Mediterranean Fly-Cruises and short cruises between Southampton and Hamburg. 

Our World Voyages and Exotic Cruises are "cruise only" fares giving you the flexibility to select our optional flights and transfers or make your own arrangements.

For a tailored quote for your preferred flights, please contact your travel agent, or for guests booking directly with Cunard please call our Air and Land Department on 0345 355 0300 option 1 (Calls are charged at local rate, plus your telephone company’s network access charge).


We offer three fare types, the Cunard Fare, Early Saver and Late Saver fares. With the Cunard Fare, you can choose your stateroom location and when it comes to exploring ashore, you’ll have use of the shuttle bus service provided by Cunard. You will also benefit from first priority for receiving your chosen dining seating time and table size in the Britannia Restaurant, and you will receive the highest priority for stateroom upgrades. And all of this for only a 15% deposit.

That is not all, when you book the Cunard fare you can select one of these extra benefits*:

  • On board spending money.
  • Car parking at Southampton.
  • Return coach transfers on all Southampton roundtrip voyages.

General Information

 Additional items which help enhance your holiday experience may incur an additional charge.

You may find How much should I pay for tips? useful.


*Choice of extra benefits available on voyages of seven nights or more. 

**Early Saver and other promotional fares do not include shuttle bus fees.

Please note terms and conditions apply.

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