Packing your case can be a daunting prospect. How do you know how much, or how little, to take on your cruise? The image which runs through my head before any trip is of Edina Monsoon from Absolutely Fabulous. Arms flying about, running around, yelling, “TICKETS, MONEY, PASSPORT, TICKETS, MONEY, PASSPORT!
Thinking that drinks on board the ship are too expensive and you want to save some money by taking your own drinks on board. We have compiled a list of what you are able to take on board your cruise. Let’s face it the cruise lines do not want you to take alcohol on board […]
Family holidays are no longer driving long distances with kids in the back of the car infuriatingly asking, “Are we there yet? Are we there yet? Are we there yet?
The idea of paying someone for the service we expect is foreign to Australians. This practice is very common and expected in most parts of the world. Cruises are no exception; crew members expect a gratuity payment for their service. The reason for this expectation is they are paid a minimal monthly wage from the […]
At Cruise Offers we are often asked about drink packages aboard the ships. The questions are: 1. Which cruise lines have drinks packages? 2. And, are these drinks packages really worth the money? When we talk drink packages we are talking here about the alcohol packages, because what is a cruise for, if not sitting […]
From the bionic bartenders to bumper cars at sea, cruise ship innovations have reached new heights. These are our favourites that will be making waves in 2016. The SeaWalk on Regal Princess At 60 feet long and hovering 128 feet above the ocean, the Princess SeaWalk offers an exciting experience for both kids and adults. Featuring a […]
When the Carnival Spirit cruise ship sails into Sydney Heads today, winding up a 16-night voyage from Hawaii, its contingent of Australian passengers will be visible. Many will be on the vessel’s top decks, drinks raised, leading a welcome-to- Australia party. “The Aussies are ready,” says the senior vice-president of guest operations for Carnival, Mark […]
1 week of fun & relaxation, here I come! I am counting down the days to my cruise on the Pacific Dawn this weekend! My tickets are in my travel wallet, my shore excursions are booked and my skin is ready for a tan (spf 30+ will be involved). Luke Mangan’s Salt Grill is on […]
Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines has just announced the 2012 deployment of Celebrity Millennium, which will operate a series of Asian itineraries, visiting Australia on her way to Singapore during the previously announced down under deployment of Celebrity Solstice. The 2158-passenger Millennium, which has previously spent several seasons cruising in Australia, will offer repositioning cruises from […]
Fifty two painters, led by artists Greg Allen, Amanda Hyatt and John Lovett have now returned to Australia after a wonderful two weeks aboard the “Sun Princess