Pacific Aria and Pacific Eden launching November 2015!

| November 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Excitement is building for the launch of P&O’s brand new ships Pacific Aria and Pacific Eden on November 25th 2015. Each ship is being hailed as a floating oasis – this is how to cruise in state of the art luxury! Some of the amazing new features onboard are: Salt Grill by Luke Mangan Sure […]

P&O Cruises introduces ‘The Pantry’, to replace the traditional cruise buffet

| August 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

P&O Cruises are introducing a brand new dining experience to replace the traditional buffet. Banishing trays, queues and the all-you-can-eat smorgasbord, P&O’s new dining concept is named “The Pantry”, and is similar to an up-market food hall where passengers can choose between eight different stations and have their meals individually plated. There’s a “Kettle & Bun” […]

Ovation of the Seas has launched! Awaken to a whole new level of cruising.

| June 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ovation of the Seas offers state of the art cruising experience to Australian and New Zealand passengers from today! Based in Sydney, Australia, Ovation of the Seas will be sailing to New Zealand and Asia in her debut months. The entertainment, dining, shopping, relaxation and staterooms are like nothing we have seen before. Exciting new […]

Family Cruises – What are the benefits

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

With the amazing increase in popularity of cruising, it’s no secret that cruising has become hugely popular with families. The number of children onboard is growing steadily, and more than 2 million kids younger than 15 sailed on cruise lines in 2013, according to the Cruise Lines International Association. Yet, despite the great strides made […]

New Cruise Ships Arriving Soon

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Each new cruise ship brings excitement and amazing new features. As the appetite for cruising continues to grow by double digits each year the big cruise lines have been placing orders for larger and more luxurious cruise ships. The new ships below range from 3600 passengers to 5400 passengers.  The process, from design to keel […]

Re-positioning Cruises – a cheaper alternative

| October 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

A repositioning cruise is one that travels from one region to another when the season changes. An example is the Royal Caribbean ships that cruise between Alaska and Australia so they can cruise in the summer months in both regions. Generally you will find repositioning cruises occur in September/October and the reverse cruise in April/May. Cruise […]

Best Cruise Buffet Tips

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

When it comes to cruising the 24 hour buffet is a great way to have a quick meal instead of having to dress up for the formal dining rooms. Buffet’s offer plenty of choice and is a great option for families or if you are tired after a long day of sightseeing. When it comes […]

The World’s largest cruise ships

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Passenger ships have been increasing in size for many years. A hundred years ago, Hamburg – America Line’s SS Imperator was the world’s largest passenger ship at 51,500 tons. Today many cruise ships are two or three times that size. 1. Allure of the Seas and two other ships of Royal Caribbean International’s Oasis Class […]

Two new ships for P&O Cruises

| May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

P&O has announced that they will welcome two more ships, making it the largest fleet of cruise ships home ported year round in Australia. The additional ships will transfer from Holland America Line in November 2015. The announcement is an emphatic statement about the leadership of Carnival Australia, confidence in the Australian cruise market and […]

Golden Princess shines on Melbourne

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Golden Princess, the biggest cruise ship ever to be based in Melbourne, is bound for the Victorian capital. With Australia’s love affair with cruising holidays at an all-time high, Princess Cruises has announced it will base a record five ships in Australia next year. The 108,000-tonne ship accommodates 2600 passengers. “More than half her staterooms have […]