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.

Tourist ziplining
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
Disney best cruises from Melbourne
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Best cruises from Melbourne with savings of up to $1000

Cruise lines departing from Melbourne are offering best-value cruises with savings of up to $1000 per person. 

WORDS BY Nuelan Magbanua . Feb 28 2024
Best Cruises from Sydney aboard Royal Caribbean ship

Best cruises from Sydney offer up to 60% off, saving thousands

As more and more cruisers want to embark their voyages from Australia's iconic harbour city, Cruise Passenger highlights some of the best cruises from Sydney for 2024 and 2025.

WORDS BY Nuelan Magbanua . Feb 21 2024
Crown Princess as she sets sail on Australian waters.
Ship Guide

Cruise Passenger Ultimate Guide: Crown Princess

Crown Princess is set to be deployed in Australia this year on a year-round basis starting this October. 

WORDS BY Nuelan Magbanua . Feb 12 2024
David Jones baggage handler
Cruise Consumers

How a baggage handler saves cruisers – and a marriage! And 7 tips to ensure your bags aren’t lost

One of the unsung heroes of cruise, the baggage handlers, gives his tips on beating baggage debacles

WORDS BY David Jones . Feb 2 2024
Mozo travel insurance
First Timers

Travel insurance costs are soaring – here’s how to save hundreds

Mozo’s travel insurance report for 2024 has revealed how even for a holiday as short as two weeks, quickly comparing travel insurance can save you hundreds.

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jan 30 2024
Guest with mobility issues enjoys cruising.
First Timers

Best advice for cruise passengers with mobility issues

However, with careful planning and by taking proactive steps, those managing mobility restrictions – and their family or friends – can all enjoy cruise travel safely and conveniently.

WORDS BY Nuelan Magbanua . Jan 30 2024
Mobility-restricted cruiser enjoys roaming around cruise ship's public place.
First Timers

Best cruise lines for mobility-restricted cruisers

Cruise Passenger spotlights best cruise lines for mobility-restricted travellers. Based on extensive research and passenger reviews, we identify the leading cruise operators that go the extra mile for mobility-restricted guests. From specially equipped staterooms to shore excursions, these cruise lines make accessibility a top priority.

WORDS BY Nuelan Magbanua . Jan 30 2024
Get the most of the Australian dollar by loading your card
Saving Tips & Deals

How to save hundreds in US$ conversion rates before you step onboard

Most cruise lines charge onboard spend in USD and the weak Australian dollar means poor conversion rates.

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jan 25 2024
Drinks Packages at Princess Cruises
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Ultimate Guide to Cruise Drinks packages 2024

Choosing your drinks package can be overwhelming with so many choices. But this guide will help you navigate what's right for you.

WORDS BY Nuelan Magbanua . Jan 23 2024
Wi-Fi at sea
Saving Tips & Deals

Ultimate Guide to WiFi on cruise ships 2024

Cruise WiFi is as essential as life itself for people these days. It is all the more essential for cruisers spending multiple days and nights at sea.

WORDS BY Nuelan Magbanua . Jan 16 2024
Gratuities 2024
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Ultimate Guide to Gratuities 2024

Find out everything you need to know about 2024 gratuities.

WORDS BY Nuelan Magbanua . Jan 11 2024