Local Warrington couple, Ann and Terry Knowles, won back the cost of their cruise during a virtual cruise event hosted by Barrhead Travel.
The couple attended the Barrhead Travel cruise event weekend which included a virtual get together to join the conversation surrounding UK cruises, COVID-19 safety precautions and the cruise sector’s plans for sunnier sails ahead. Anyone who booked a cruise that weekend was automatically entered into a prize draw to win the cost of their cruise back.
Mrs Knowles said:
“I am over the moon to have been reimbursed for my cruise around the UK this summer. What a lovely surprise it was, if it wasn’t for COVID-19 I would have hugged Simon, the Barrhead Travel Store Manager!”
The couple are due to set sail this summer on a staycation cruise, sailing around the British coastline – capturing that holiday feeling at home.
Simon Taylor, Barrhead Travel Store Manager said:
“I am delighted for Mr & Mrs Knowles, it’s amazing to have the opportunity to give back to our customers after what has been a challenging year for all. Our virtual event was a great success and we are looking forward introducing in-person events as progress in the UK continues to improve.”
“As international travel begins to resume over the summer period, we are thrilled to be able to assist our customers face-to-face, offering much-missed human service and complete peace of mind. I know our customers have really appreciatedour store being open again during this transition period – people are looking for professionals to take care of all travel requirements so that they can relax throughout the booking process.”
Barrhead Travel Warrington, located in The Golden Square shopping centre, have experienced a great demand for domestic cruises this year and future sailings up to 2023. Other popular destinations amongst the people of Warrington include UK summer staycations and family holidays in Europe and beyond in Summer 2022.