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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.

News

White Island volcano victims awarded NZ$10 million

This week sentencing has begun in the Environment Court of New Zealand for the White Island volcanic eruption that killed 22 people on a shore excursion from their cruise and injured further people.

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Mar 1 2024
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Houthi rebels or better returns – why Resilient Lady left Australia

The news that Virgin Voyages will not return for a second season Down Under came as a shock – and left many asking, after all the hype, why? Is it because of the Red Sea?

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Mar 1 2024
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Laura paid for an unobstructed cabin. This was her view…

Cruise passenger Laura Dowsethill paid for an obstructed cabin on her Royal Caribbean cruise and was shocked to find her view.

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Mar 1 2024
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Finally! Look inside Sun Princess as she makes her maiden voyage

The Sun Princess officially sailed out this week, making her maiden voyage after two delays.

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Feb 29 2024
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Silver Ray floated out, due for June 2024 launch

Silversea has floated out its second Nova-class ship, the Silver Ray. She is soon due to start sea trials ahead of her June 2024 launch.

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Feb 29 2024
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Holland America’s new world cruise will pay a visit to all seven continents

Come 2026, Holland America Line will sail on a special world cruise, which will visit every continent on the planet.

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Feb 28 2024
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Coral Expeditions partners with Journey Beyond for cruise and rail experience

Coral Expeditions keystone Kimberley Pioneer cruise and Journey Beyond’s The Ghan train journey will now be available to combine in one grand Australian vacation.

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Feb 27 2024

Reviews

Reviews

Shots, pyjama parties and a 100th birthday: Virgin IS different

We’re on board Sir Richard Branson's Resilient Lady, the ship that is supposed to change everything about cruising. Drag queens, bingo with The Diva and dancing till 6 am.

Feb 23 2024
Cunard Line reviews

Charlie’s return to Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth: From toddler to tween

Charlie Wexham is already a veteran Cunarder, taking her first cruise as a toddler. Now at nine, does the adventure still hold the same?

Feb 8 2024
Reviews

Royal Caribbean’s Icon of the Seas even has Uber drivers talking

Royal Caribbean’s Icon of the Seas, not just the world’s biggest ship has got everyone talking - even Uber drivers.

Jan 25 2024

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.

Tips & Advice

10 ways to stay safe on your shore excursion

The majority of cruise passengers will jet off on shore excursions during their cruise, and given the various remote and exciting destinations that cruises travel to, safety should always be a primary concern.

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Feb 29 2024

&Travel

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!

&Travel

Etihad review: Great food, shame about the airline

Teresa Ooi finds Etihad’s galley is its only saving grace on a business class route from Sydney to Luxembourg.

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Feb 29 2024

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