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Queen Elizabeth

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Queen Elizabeth: Overview

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The Queen Elizabeth is the newest ship on Cunard’s fleet, which started sailing in October 2010.The Queen Elizabeth is the second largest ship Cunard has and it certainly doesn’t disappoint, just like its sister ships Queen Mary 2 and Queen Victoria. Featuring elegant décor throughout the public rooms, along with beautiful wood paneling, marble floors, chandeliers and other small pieces of artwork. Guest are sure to be in the perfect mood while cruising on their vacation. Especially with over 70% of their staterooms having their own private balconies. From the stunning Grand Lobby to the wonderful night entertainment, people of all ages will never want to step off this vessel.

Queen Elizabeth: Passengers
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Queen Elizabeth’s passengers will be almost semi-retired and retired age, from their mid to late 40’s. Most of the guests on board the vessel will be speaking English and have sailed multiple different cruise lines before. Kids are are welcome on board, along with only dogs (which can be kept in the kennel).

Queen Elizabeth: Dress Code
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Queen Elizabeth’s passengers during the day will be wearing casual attire. At no time are bathing suits or sandals allowed in the dining areas of the ship.

There are three codes of attire on Queen Elizabeth and they are formal, informal, and casual. You are notified when there are specific nights that will be restricted to formal wear in the dining areas. Formal attire for women would be  dresses or elegant gowns. Men should wear a tuxedo if they have one available. If they do not have a tuxedo, then a dark colored suit and tie would work fine. Informal attire while aboard the ship for men would be a suit or sport coat and slacks. The informal dress for the ladies would be a cocktail dress or pantsuit. Casual attire for women would also be a pantsuit or casual dress and for men can be a polo and slacks or a button up shirt, no tie is necessary. Shorts and baseball caps will not be permitted in the restaurants at all.

Queen Elizabeth: Gratuity
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Gratuities are always automatically charged to your shipboard account for dinner and other personnel. You may tip more if you feel the service was exceptional and deserves it. The per person rates (including children), per day are $13 for accommodations with Grill dining and $11 for passengers who dine in the restaurants. Talk to the front desk  if you need assistance or adjustments. Gratuity of 15% will be automatically added for all drinks and wine at the bars and lounges. Spa attendants and casino dealers don’t share in any of the gratuities and should be tipped separately for the service they provide.

Queen Elizabeth: Dining
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Queens Grill, Britannia Restaurant,  Princess Grill, The Verandah, Cafe Carinthia, Lido Restaurant, Courtyard, Queens Room and Golden Lion.

Queen Elizabeth: Cabins
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The cabins available on Queen Elizabeth are: Grand Suites, Penthouse, Master Suites, Queens Suites, Princess Suites, Balcony, Oceanview, Deluxe Inside and Standard Inside.

Queen Elizabeth: Itineraries
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The Americas, Iberia & Canary Islands, Northern Europe, Mediterranean, The Baltic, Hawaii, Canada, Iceland, British Isles, Asia, Panama Canal, Australia, World Voyages and Transoceanic.

Queen Elizabeth: Entertainment
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Boutiques, Dance Clubs, Historical Display, Fencing, Pool, Empire Casino, Library, Ballroom Dance Instructor, Queen Elizabeth Theatre Company, Internet Center, Seminars, Spa, Stargazing and Afternoon Tea.

Queen Elizabeth: Fitness
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Queen Elizabeth has indoor pools, a gym, spa treatments, aerobics, pilates and yoga classes. You will also be given a Daily Program while on board listing all activities. Your exercise can also be complemented by the healthy options menu at all meals.