Carnival Cruises


Battle of the fun ships: A Disney Cruise Line and Carnival Cruise Line comparison

In great news for cruising families, both Carnival Cruise Line and Disney Cruise Line look to be sending more family-fun towards Australia.  Carnival has confirmed a second ship will be heading towards Australia, meanwhile Disney […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jun 9 2022

We’ll be back better than ever – new Carnival boss vows a party to celebrate the return of ships

Marguerite Fitzgerald, the newly appointed President of Carnival Australia and P&O Cruises Australia, has spoken of her confidence the return of cruise is imminent – and even announced a celebration on Sydney harbour. Ms Fitzgerald […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Mar 4 2022

Government extends ban on cruise ships for another two months

The Federal Government has announced the almost two-year ban on foreign flagged cruise ships will be extended until February 17 – in another blow to the local cruise industry and thousands of family holidays. Health […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Dec 10 2021
Tips & Advice

The cheapest suites – use this guide and save 50%

You often hear about the bargain basement prices of interior and quad cabins. But what about those who enjoy travelling in comfort and style? For cruisers who enjoy the suite life, here are some of […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Mar 6 2020

Man frantically swims after reportedly jumping from cruise ship

Amazing footage of a 19-year-old man swimming to stay alive after jumping from Deck 10 of  the Carnival Fascination has emerged on social media. It is claimed the man, reportedly on his honeymoon, deliberately jumped. […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . May 21 2019
Tips & Advice

The best Broadway shows at sea

Fantastic entertainment on board your cruise can be just the thing that adds extra sparkle to your holiday. And cruise lines are debuting bigger and better shows. Norwegian Cruise Lines and Royal Caribbean regularly feature […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Mar 1 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Double berthing in Sydney could mean more homeported ships for Australia

The Port of Sydney is set to introduce a new berthing system at the Overseas Passenger Terminal which could double the capacity of the iconic wharf. It will create jobs and produce a big income […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Feb 17 2017

Nine ways you can be removed from a cruise ship

Last week, Cruise Passenger exclusively revealed an American passenger was kicked off the Norwegian Star after complaining about delays and port cancellations. The line said most passengers received ‘generous’ compensation  – but the lone passenger, […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Feb 10 2017

Can’t splash the cash? Get free cruise credit with layby

Cruiser Passengers are among the biggest users of  lay-by travel, which automatically deduct small amounts from your account so you don’t feel the pinch. While the trend is catching on with travel agencies, two in […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Oct 28 2016

Join in on the Melbourne Cup festivities with Carnival

Melbourne-cup winning jockey Wayne Harris will be onboard the Carnival Spirit for the inaugural cruise for this year’s event. Wayne has won more than 2,000 wins during his career including a Melbourne Cup victory in […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Aug 8 2016

Comedic duo Hamish and Andy hit the seas on Carnival Spirit

Hamish and Andy, Australia’s favourite comedic duo boarded Carnival’s Carnival Spirit for their special broadcast at sea. Named “The People’s Cruise”, over 100 lucky listeners won the chance to get onboard the Carnival Spirit to Vanuatu. The […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jun 14 2016