"You can't sell cruises online!"
Building Bon Voyage
"Don't be silly, you can't sell cruises online." Well that's what we were told back in 2008 when we first turned our eyes to building a cruise holiday website. Three years on now and we beg to differ. While cruise lines and other travel agents websites have made progress in those three years, Bon Voyage is the first to offer online booking of every cruise you find on the site.
When we started developing the site, our research showed that you, the cruise customer were happy to book cruises online, however current cruise websites make that very difficult and more often than not you would encounter "CALL US".
We wanted to make a simple booking process, that provided the same level of information and choice as you would get sitting across a desk from a travel agent. That meant being able to let you choose everything right down to your cabin number. So that's what we've built.
A Ray of Sunshine
Who are we? - Bon Voyage is the sister company of sunshine.co.uk and has the same vital key team members behind it.
"The big idea behind sunshine was a simple one. If low-cost airlines can work, so can a low-cost travel agent."
In 2007, we started sunshine.co.uk so we could sell amazing holidays as cheaply as possible. We cut the costs by only selling holidays online (and passing on the savings to you). This has worked so successfully that we have applied a similar thinking to Bon Voyage.
We wanted to make something that helped consumers - the 'sunshine way' has opened our eyes to how simple the whole online experience can be and that's exactly what we have done with Bon Voyage. It needn't be complicated, confusing or stressful - all of the booking process can be done online - from your initial cruise holiday search to selecting your cabin number.
We can keep our costs low as we don't spend money on expensive advertising or sales staff, and we look after our customers so well that word-of-mouth does the rest. We want to sell you and your family the best possible holidays at the lowest possible prices. If we do that, we hope that you'll tell your friends (this helps push our prices even lower). And if we fall short, we want to hear from you - we'll do what we can to put it right.