Shelley has 30 years experience ensuring that, when her clients set out on their holidays, they get the perfect cruise for them. She’s even worked for both Princess Cruises and Cunard aboard their ships.

Shelley is just one of the knowledgeable agents that mark out Travel Associates from the rest. And she is not alone.

Damian draws on his experience working on cruise lines to create the perfect holidays for his clients. Kathy is a Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) Master, winning the esteemed title of cruise adviser of the year, while Justine has done seven expedition cruises, sailing with Silversea, Lindblad and Ponant to destinations like Greenland, Antarctica and the Kimberleys.

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All this formidable knowledge is now at your disposal at Travel Associates’ new Cruise Boutique stores – the specialist destination for all things cruise.

And at this time in travel, real hands-on experience is what we all need to ensure our trips are planned so we travel safe as well as in comfort.

“We know that first-hand experience is essential to planning your unique holiday at sea, or on the river,” says a Travel Associates spokesperson. “Our passionate team will take care of every little detail of your next voyage.

“No matter what your cruise dream entails, our cruise experts have many years of experience in navigating the seemingly endless array of options on offer.”

Fourteen stores have opened their doors as part of a ‘purple ribbon’ service – (where every detail is taken care of and all wrapped up in a purple ribbon) – that is aimed at delivering a much more personalised service.

Ocean cruising
Ocean Cruising

All the agents you’ll meet in-store are CLIA qualified. And they are some of the most passionate cruise experts in the country.

So, whether you are a first-time cruiser or a seasoned sailor, this wealth of experience means they are a great source of cruise insights and travel tips. From small-ship luxury to adventurous expedition cruises, the Cruise Boutique advisers have sailed every ocean and corner of the globe.

And what can they do for you? From booking your initial flights to exhilarating sights and luxurious experiences, every element of your holiday can be designed to suit your personal style and budget.

So instead of spending hours online searching the endless cruise lines, go to a Cruise Boutique and draw on the personal advice of an expert.

Call 13 57 20 or visit to find a Travel Associates Cruise Boutique near you and start planning your cruise holiday.