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Old June 27th, 2012, 08:08 AM
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I had been led to believe that advance information for the Cunard World Voyages for 2014 would be made available on 18th June. This, I believe, is in line with previous years. The information didn't appear.

I now learn it has been delayed by one month until the end of July, but no reasons were given.

Has anyone any other information, please?
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Old June 27th, 2012, 04:02 PM
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I have the same interest and I did a search on here a few days ago and saw the 2013 World Voyages were unveiled on July 15, 2011.

So I am waiting, like you, until mid-July to see the itinerary on of QM2.
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Old June 27th, 2012, 07:18 PM
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We've not been expecting any information until the middle of July. We normally get the itineraries and lead-in pricing for groups about 72 hours or so before sales open. If we're lucky and they are on top of their game, we get the lead-ins a week in advance so we can do some planning. However, that's not happened in a couple of years.
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Old June 29th, 2012, 11:22 AM
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This is from an email I received from Cunard today (29 June)

"You may also be interested to know that we will be launching our new 2014 World Voyages in September, further details will be available nearer the time."
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We've not been expecting any information until the middle of July. We normally get the itineraries and lead-in pricing for groups about 72 hours or so before sales open. If we're lucky and they are on top of their game, we get the lead-ins a week in advance so we can do some planning. However, that's not happened in a couple of years.
Perhaps they are having trouble selling 2013 without launching 2014 as well!!! With the bargains on offer at the moment I wouldn't be surprised - how are things looking from your end Babette??

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This is from an email I received from Cunard today (29 June)

"You may also be interested to know that we will be launching our new 2014 World Voyages in September, further details will be available nearer the time."

That's disappointing. I was expecting a July announcement as per last year.

Did you email them about this or was this one of their regular emails?
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Old July 2nd, 2012, 03:56 AM
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That's disappointing. I was expecting a July announcement as per last year.

Did you email them about this or was this one of their regular emails?
It was a regular email from the Cunard World Club. Also said that early booking benefits for the current brochure had been extended until 22 July.
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It was a regular email from the Cunard World Club. Also said that early booking benefits for the current brochure had been extended until 22 July.
May I ask how you first obtained e-mails from the Cuard World Club? We are 'Diamond' and Cunard has my e-mail address, but I can't recall ever receiving e-mails from them.
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Old July 2nd, 2012, 11:46 AM
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May I ask how you first obtained e-mails from the Cuard World Club? We are 'Diamond' and Cunard has my e-mail address, but I can't recall ever receiving e-mails from them.
Log into into your World Club Member Profile on Cunard's website and make sure you have a tick against "email" in the Contact Preferences section.

http://www.cunard.co.uk/Already-Book...Club/Register/
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Log into into your World Club Member Profile on Cunard's website and make sure you have a tick against "email" in the Contact Preferences section.

http://www.cunard.co.uk/Already-Book...Club/Register/
Many thanks but checking it was ticked so I am not sure how to kick-start them further!
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Hi, we too are waiting for the world voyage details to be released for 2014, we, that is a medium sized group, want to transit the Panama Canal as part of a BIG birthday and wedding celebrations.
Mrs C and I did the transatlantic as part of Queen Victoria's world voyage in 2010 and would like to do it again, through to San Francisco.... Are we correct in assuming that Queen Victoria will be doing the same in 2014....
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Hi, we too are waiting for the world voyage details to be released for 2014, we, that is a medium sized group, want to transit the Panama Canal as part of a BIG birthday and wedding celebrations.
Mrs C and I did the transatlantic as part of Queen Victoria's world voyage in 2010 and would like to do it again, through to San Francisco.... Are we correct in assuming that Queen Victoria will be doing the same in 2014....
Regards, Pete.
Unless someone has information I can't find, I'm not sure we will know which Queen will do the 2014 circumnavigation. QE did it this year and QV is scheduled for 2013.
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Old July 3rd, 2012, 09:08 AM
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Log into into your World Club Member Profile on Cunard's website and make sure you have a tick against "email" in the Contact Preferences section.

http://www.cunard.co.uk/Already-Book...Club/Register/
I followed this up by saying the 'email' box was ticked, but I still hadn't received anything. The surface mail box was also ticked but I hadn't received anything by that method either.

Today, I rang the Cunard World Club and they confirmed that all the boxes were ticked correctly, but I hadn't received anything for two years due to a block being put on my account. I mention this in case others have the same problem.

I was told blocks are put on when things are returned to them. The normal one is when the post is delivered to the wrong address and instead of the neighbour delivering it to you they return it to Cunard. Others are if undelivered and returned by Post Office due to insufficient value of stamps on the package or package doesn't meet the size requirement for the stamps on the package. Our local PO is hot on this one. Also, if emails are returned for whatever reason.

It appears Cunard is overwhelmed by returns. Blocks are then added to accounts automatically and it seems there is no follow-up to determine the reasons for non-delivery.
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When you talked to Cunard on the phone did you ask them what date we can expect the WC 2014 itinerary to be released?
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Old July 3rd, 2012, 01:21 PM
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When you talked to Cunard on the phone did you ask them what date we can expect the WC 2014 itinerary to be released?
I didn't I'm afraid. It crossed my mind but then I thought perhaps I wasn't talking to the right people. On the other hand they were the ones who circulated the September note. I missed a trick!
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This is from an email I received from Cunard today (29 June)

"You may also be interested to know that we will be launching our new 2014 World Voyages in September, further details will be available nearer the time."
Just had to speak to cunard world club about something and asked when world voyages would be out and was told middle of July. But have also noticed that we no longer get the past passenger 5% discount of all cruises just a few particular ones
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Fred Olsen, HAL, Princess, and Crystal have posted their 2014 world cruises.

I was cleaning out some old e-mails from last year and found that Cunard sent me a message that the 2013 world cruises were coming out about three weeks in advance. Haven't got anything this year so maybe they do want to wait until September.
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Old July 21st, 2012, 05:04 AM
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Fred Olsen, HAL, Princess, and Crystal have posted their 2014 world cruises.

I was cleaning out some old e-mails from last year and found that Cunard sent me a message that the 2013 world cruises were coming out about three weeks in advance. Haven't got anything this year so maybe they do want to wait until September.
As Cunard and P&O have recently advertised their Vantage Fares from 23 July it seems it'll be sometime before the 2014 World Voyages are announced i.e. September 2012.
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May I ask how you first obtained e-mails from the Cuard World Club? We are 'Diamond' and Cunard has my e-mail address, but I can't recall ever receiving e-mails from them.
I have asked and asked by ticking several times over for e mails from World Club, but have never received one single word.

There does not seem to be anything more I can do, I have even called on the phone, "yes we do have you on the list " so why no e mails? Who knows!

The workings of Cunard are a complete mystery, no rhyme nor reason.
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Jim - See post #13 on 3 July from me. After a bit of nagging they told me the reasons I had not been receiving anything. Keep on to them!
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