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Want to stay up-to-date with the latest in cruise news? We bring you the best in consumer affairs. We look at the best cruise offerings and comparisons, so you can pick the best ship for you. There is also information on itineraries and new onboard food, accommodation, and more. There is cruise news on all the lines. From the luxurious Regent Seven Seas to family fun on Royal Caribbean. We also covers brand-new launches. There are a host of ships that will be launched over the coming years. This will include some of the biggest vessels you have ever seen like Icon of the Seas. Or smaller luxury ships like the Silver Nova. Where you're a Princess lover, or a Ponant adventurer, we will bring you the stories when they happen.


Melbourne woman homeless after three-year world cruise collapse

Retired Melbourne woman homeless after “forever cruise” collapses without trace.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Dec 8 2023

Exclusive: What’s inside the all-new Sun Princess

We were invited aboard the Sun Princess and found the half century old line heading in a new direction.

WORDS BY Rose Jacobs . Dec 8 2023

Don’t take cruise line packages, and you could save hundreds of dollars

Guests are rebelling against the creeping package charges as lines a try and recoup Covid losses and stay ahead of inflation.

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Dec 8 2023

The best entertainment on Viva: Why NCL won our Readers’ Choice Award in 2023

Steve Odell, former boss of Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas, scored the cruising equivalent of Taylor Swift tickets – the launch of Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Viva.

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Dec 7 2023

Update: Cruise chaos as cyclone nears Queensland

Cyclone Jasper causes chaos as it nears the Queensland coast with cruise ships diverted away from storm surges and rough seas.

WORDS BY Grant Jones . Dec 7 2023

Viking to add 10 more river ships to its fleet of 80

Viking will add 10 Longships to its river fleet, with the new vessels sailing the Rhine, Main, Danube, and Seine Rivers.

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Dec 6 2023



The best entertainment on Viva: Why NCL won our Readers’ Choice Award in 2023

Steve Odell, former boss of Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas, scored the cruising equivalent of Taylor Swift tickets – the launch of Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Viva.

Dec 7 2023
Princess Cruises reviews

Dog-sledding and king crabs: How Princess ups the discovery in Alaska

Princess is known as the No.1 cruise line for Alaska. And Cruise Passenger steps on board the Discovery Princess to see the Last Frontier.

Sep 27 2023
Crystal Cruises reviews

Crystal unveils exotic 2025 voyages and amazing penthouse suite

Luxury line Crystal has unveiled amazing new itineraries for 2025 where guests can experience Monaco’s exciting Grand Prix to chasing the elusive Northern Lights in Norway.

Sep 15 2023

Tips & Advice

Wondering what you need to pack? What is food onboard a cruise line? What accommodation should I book? Or what should insurance should I book for more cruise? This is the best place to find tips and advice before you book your next voyage.

Ship Guide

Cruise Passenger Ultimate Guide: Scenic Eclipse

Scenic Eclipse continues to set the bar as a 6-star ultra-luxury yacht by unveiling 76 sailings from December 2023 through February 2026. 

WORDS BY Nuelan Magbanua . Dec 8 2023


Wondering what travel to do before or after your cruise? This section of the website gives you all the best information on hotels, airlines, and experiences. From the beautiful hotels along the French Riviera and Amalfi Coast to the tranquility of Southeast Asian resorts, we provide the most up-to-date information on where you should stay. This could be the launch of new food and beverage offerings, to wellness experiences to opulently renovated suites. In this section, you will also find all the latest airline reviews from economy, premium economy, business, and first-class experiences. This section covers all the major airlines as well as some of the lesser known ones, which you might consider for your travel plans. But we also give you the latest information or airplane technology, seat upgrades and new routes. Also in this section, you'll find the latest information of train journeys as well as new tours that have launched. This could range from private glamping experiences in Antarctica, to private jet journeys across Africa. Whatever your travel needs are, this is your one stop shop for finding out how to compliment your next cruise, or to book a completely different holiday!


What a $262,000 holiday will get you in Italy

If money is no object and you love Italian haute couture, British aristocracy and Siena’s famed horse racing event, this is the holiday made-in-heaven.

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Nov 16 2023

Qantas almost cost us a Kimberley cruise with lost luggage – but they couldn’t care less

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Nov 2 2023

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WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Nov 10 2023

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WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Oct 19 2023

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WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Oct 16 2023

How expedition cruising takes travellers into the unknown

WORDS BY Grant Jones . Oct 10 2023

Inspiring journeys with Uniworld Boutique River Cruises

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Oct 3 2023

A taste of the exotic with Oceania Cruises

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Oct 3 2023

Exploring breathtaking Canada and Alaska with APT

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Oct 3 2023

Cruise month: Why 2023/24 season will see the best bargains ever

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