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Virgin Voyages Returns to the UK: New Sailings from Portsmouth Announced for 2024!

Are you ready for an exciting voyage? Virgin Voyages returns to the UK after a two-year hiatus, and we have all the exciting details for you on these new sailings from Portsmouth. Get ready to set sail the Virgin way!

In a recent announcement featured in Travel Weekly UK, Virgin Voyages revealed its plans to return to the UK with a series of sailings departing from the historic port of Portsmouth.

Virgin Voyages originally made its UK debut from Portsmouth with the fabulous Scarlet Lady in the summer of 2021. Now, they’re back with even more thrilling adventures for you to embark on.

New Sailings from Portsmouth and New Exciting Destinations

Virgin Voyages has confirmed a number of new sailings, and the excitement is palpable.

One of the most thrilling aspects of these new itineraries is the debut calls to Bilbao and Bordeaux, offering you the chance to explore these incredible destinations like never before. While the exact dates have yet to be specified, one thing is for sure: these voyages will be unforgettable.

The itineraries also include some fantastic options for travellers. You can opt for short breaks to Amsterdam and Zeebrugge, perfect for those looking for a quick getaway to explore charming cities.

If you prefer a longer cruise, there’s a fantastic journey between Portsmouth and Barcelona, which takes you through captivating ports such as La Coruna, Lisbon, Casablanca, Malaga, and Ibiza.

Virgin Voyages’ Special Connection with Portsmouth

Shane Riley, the Vice President of UK/International Sales at Virgin Voyages, shared his excitement about this announcement, saying, “The rumours are true, we’re returning to our British roots, and we couldn’t be more excited.” Portsmouth holds a special place in Virgin Voyages’ heart as it’s where they set sail on their maiden voyage and introduced the world to their unique approach to cruising.

But that’s not all – there’s even more exciting news on the horizon. Virgin Voyages is gearing up to reveal more details next week, and these new itineraries will be available for booking starting September 7th. So, make sure to stay tuned for more epic announcements!

Join our Group Voyage for Bonus Perks

If you’re interested in joining any of these sailings, then consider joining one of our groups voyages.

We hosted a group on Valiant Lady during 2023, and would love to do the same in 2024, we are still waiting for the details, but we currently plan to offer a Magical Traveller group on some or all of the short UK sailings.

By booking on to our group, you will gain access to bonus perks, such as bonus sailor loot and depending on the number of sailors joining us, exclusive events.

Don’t worry; you are free to travel independently and still get the perk of joining a group, We won’t be asking you to spend any time with us or the group if you don’t want to, but we will at the least have a welcome drinks so you can make new friends if you wanted.

We will email the details as soon as they are live, so make sure you are signed up for our newsletter if you don’t want to miss out.

Get Ready to Set Sail the Virgin Way!

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to embark on a Virgin Voyages cruise from Portsmouth.

Please register on our sign-up list to stay updated with all the details and be among the first to book these exciting new sailings. The countdown to September 7th begins, and you will want to take advantage of these extraordinary voyages.

Get ready to set sail the Virgin way and create unforgettable memories on the high seas. Stay tuned for more updates and get ready to make your travel dreams come true!

Why not read our guide to Virgin Voyages food, we also have a guide to helping you choose your 2024 med cruise with Virgin Voyages


Book your Virgin Voyages Cruise Today

If you would like to book your Virgin Voyages Cruise today, you can use the below link to see the latest offers and self-service your booking. Any bookings made using this link will be linked to Magical Traveller (it will say Sold and Serviced by Kieran Miller at the top); you will have complete control over your booking and can pay Virgin Voyages directly.

If you book using our Book and Go link by clicking the image below, we will add bonus sailor loot to your account as a thank you, $25-$200, depending on cruise duration and cabin purchased. Sea Terrace cabins receive $100 on sailings four nights or more as a guide. An email will be sent within 24 hours from Magical Traveller confirming the loot will be added within 30 days before you sail.

If you would like to add hotels and accommodation, don’t hesitate to contact us, and we can make your cruise a fully ATOL-protected holiday.

Virgin Voyages February 2024 Offer