Today’s guests who possess “the luxury of time” can board Cunard’s flagship Queen Mary 2 instead.

Travelers can head to Europe and avoid airport and airline woes this summer by instead choosing a transatlantic crossing.

Another Cunard tidbit? British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran sailed from New York to Southampton to write his latest hit album, “Divide.”

Cunard Line cares for cats and dogs in kennels atop QM2. For pets with paid reservations, a kennel master walks, feeds and pampers the canine and feline travelers. Photo by Cunard Line.

The Carinthia Lounge was a venue added in QM2’s 2016 refit. Photo by Cunard Line.

Several art pieces in the elegant Queen’s Room honor Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip. Photo by Cunard Line.

How about an order of fish and chips and a tasty brew? Just head for the QM’s Golden Lion Pub. Photo by Cunard Line.

Dancing in the Queen’s Room on Cunard’s QM2. Photo by Cunard Line.

The Britannia Restaurant on Cunard’s QM 2 has Art Deco styling and a look reminiscent of the “Golden Age of Cruising.” Photo by Cunard Line.