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  • Morning Transfer To Southampton Cruise Terminals
    Door To Door Cruise Transfer With 1 Hour At Stonehenge

    Exclusive tour transfer in a luxury touring coach  
    A half day tour transfer with pickups from central London and Heathrow hotels. This service is available on all dates when Royal Caribbean, Cunard, Oceania, Celebrity and Princess cruise ships are visiting Southampton.
    You'll be driven in an air conditioned touring bus to your Southampton Cruise Terminal via a short stop (90 minutes in 2021) at world famous Stonehenge. Simply disembark from the coach at Southampton and walk into 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 between 12:30 and 13:30, just in time for lunch. 

    Collection from your central London or Heathrow hotel  
    The coach will collect from the central London hotels between 06.50am and 08.00am, covering all hotels as per the link below. There are over 200 hotels covered offering customers a comprehensive choice of pick up locations. All central London pick ups are usually complete by 08:00am/08:15am. We will then collect people staying at the Heathrow hotels listed, pick up will usually begin 09:00am/09:15am. We do not collect from passenger terminals. 
    Please note this pick up service is operated for International Friends by our coach partners Premium Executive Coaches. Many of our coaches do have bathrooms, but if not the driver will be happy to arrange a 15/20 minute comfort stop en route to Stonehenge if required. 

    We spend around one hour (90 minutes in 2019) at Stonehenge, enough time to explore this world famous monument from 4000-5,000 years ago, and still have enough time for the gift shop or a quick coffee, perhaps a rock cake!
    With admission at Stonehenge (optional extra) you get a complementary audio guide in a choice of languages.

    Southampton arrival
    There are four cruise terminals at Southampton. 
    In normal circumstances the coach will take an hour or slightly less to travel from Stonehenge to Southampton arriving between 12.30 to 13:30.
    At Southampton step off the coach and walk straight into the check-in desk. Porters take care of your luggage, all very quick and easy. 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 but you are interested in using this service, International Friends will add dates if we have confirmed interest from 10 or more travellers. We find that the Roll Call facility of Cruise Critic is an excellent way of promoting this transfer service.
    Or, if you prefer the option of a private transfer, available for 1 or more people please click here to request a quote.

    Booking Condtions & 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 plus hand luggage. We do not carry outsize items like bicycles, surfboards etc. Please inform us in advance if you have a wheelchair or mobility vehicle. 

    Pick-up hotels in London & Heathrow

    A full list of pick-up hotels with approximate pick-up times is at the List of Central London Hotels Page
    Central London hotel pick ups are between 06:50-08:00am. We aim to pick up from Heathrow hotels between 09:00-09:45am. You must be ready in your hotel reception from 09:00am. 
    If you have any questions about pickups and joining, or any aspect of this service, please email info@internationalfriends.co.uk , we aim to respond within 24 hours.

    Please note, on departure from London, we may use other vehicles to ensure we complete the pick ups as quickly and efficiently as possible. If this does happen, our drivers, guides, or tour managers will organise this.

    Pickup Locations At Heathrow Airport
    We do not pick-up from the passenger terminals at Heathrow, only from the hotels listed. There are frequent 'Hoppa Buses' between passenger terminals and the main airport hotels.
    If you are arriving at Heathrow airport on the morning of departure we recommend you 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 Termnal 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. 
    You must be ready for collecton in the hotel reception area from 09:00am, the scheduled time for collection is between 09:00am-09:45am.

    Admission Charge to Stonehenge
    The admission charge to Stonehenge is not included in the price of the tour, but you can avoid the queues by pre-booking your required attraction admissions with your tour.
    At Stonehenge if you have an English Heritage or National Trust pass or membership entry is free.

    We also arrange private group sightseeing tours from Southampton


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