Federal government faces calls to welcome cruise back to Australia
Federal government faces calls to welcome cruise back to Australia
WIN an Unforgettable Danube Cruise worth $21,856 with Avalon Waterways
WIN an Unforgettable Danube Cruise worth $21,856 with Avalon Waterways
Oceania to roll out new sushi and Indian dishes across their fleet
Oceania to roll out new sushi and Indian dishes across their fleet
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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.

Princess Cruises offers short cruises from Melbourne
Tips & Advice

Short cruises from Melbourne offered at $238 pp

WORDS BY Nuelan Magbanua . May 9 2024
Scenic Eclipse offers itineraries to Australia and the South Pacific for 2024-2025 sailings.
Tips & Advice

How to get onboard the Scenic Eclipse II in Australia and save up to $7500

WORDS BY Nuelan Magbanua . Apr 18 2024

Deals

Couple in infinity pool
Deals

Viking 2023 ocean and river cruise sneak preview sale

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 11 2020

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WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . May 23 2024
Emerald Azzurra in port at Rovinj Croatia.
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Cruise the dazzling Adriatic with Emerald Cruises

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Apr 23 2024

Frequently Asked Questions

Will cruise prices drop in 2024?

Cruise prices are expected to rise in the next wave season starting in September, with Princess Cruises saying rises are a near certainty. See https://cruisepassenger.com.au/news/price-rise-cruise-boom-in-australia/

Are cruise drink packages worth it?

Some are, and some aren't.  See this ultimate guide to drinks packages: https://cruisepassenger.com.au/tips-advice/ultimate-guide-to-cruise-drinks-packages-2024

Which cruise line has the best reputation?

According to Cruise Passenger's own Readers' Choice Awards, Princess Cruises has the best overall reputation. See https://cruisepassenger.com.au/news/readers-choice-awards-2023/  

Which cities have banned cruise ships?

Venice. Bruges. Barcelona. Norwegian fjords. Amsterdam. Palma de Mallorca. Dubrovnik.