We’re changing the way people experience the world.

Iglu is the UK's largest independent specialist cruise and ski travel agency. We pride ourselves on providing expert advice on the widest range of holidays at competitive prices.

Our mission

Founded in 1998 in London, Iglu has grown from a small startup to one of the country’s leading digital travel agencies. Our mission is to help people achieve their travel dreams.

By working closely with all the world's leading cruise lines and ski holiday suppliers, Iglu seamlessly connects travellers with memorable experiences. Working as an independent agent, we enable providers all over the world to reach customers and grow their businesses.

Iglu.com operates in the UK under the Iglu Cruise and Iglu Ski brands, as well as the Planet Cruise brand internationally. By offering more than 20,000 cruises and over 6 million ski holidays, no matter where you want to go or what you want to do, Iglu makes it easy and stress free with award-winning sales and customer support.

Holidays to choose from
1.3 million
Happy customers a year
Passionate individuals

Brands within the Iglu family

Our History

  1. Iglu Launches

    UK's 1st ski OTA - Set up by Richard Downs with its first launch at the London SkiShow.

  2. Iglu enters the Cruise market

    Iglu enters the cruise market with amazing supplier relationships, customised newsletters and top organic Google rankings.

  3. Acquisition of Planet Cruise

    Acquiring Planet Cruise enabled Iglu to become the largest cruise retailer in the UK.

  4. Entering International Markets

    Launch of Planet Cruise internationally, including Spanish, Italian and French cruise markets.

  5. Conquering Covid

    With no departures for 18 months. Iglu emerged stronger and continued to invest in tech.

  6. Today, 25 Years on...

    Record sales, profit and online bookings. Re-entry to international markets. Awards for Online Call Centre Agency of the Year at the AAA’s and Best Place to work in Travel (3rd place)

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Our customers

Already booked with us or thinking about booking? Contact our sales and customer service departments directly


For cruises & cruise holidays call us on

0203 848 3600

Visit Iglucruise


For cruises & cruise holidays call us on

0239 327 7800

Visit Planetcruise


For ski holidays & ski chalets, call us on

0208 542 6658

Visit Igluski

Recent press releases

25 Years of Success for Iglu

2023 sees Iglu trading for its 25th successful year. In 1998 Iglu’s ground-breaking concept at launch of selling ski holidays online set the course of the company’s progress through forward thinking, creativity and innovation. Today Iglu is the UK’s #1 cruise and ski retailer and is continuing to grow as a business, investing in technology and reaching into international markets.

Angela Hector

Communication & Engagement Lead