Know Before You Go

How to Prepare for Your First Cruise

So you’ve taken the plunge and booked your first ever cruise – how exciting! Now it’s time to ensure you’ll have the most amazing holiday without any drama. We all know about that pre-holiday stress -making sure you...

Everything You Need to Know About Onboard Expenses

Cruises are traditionally considered one of the best value ways of traveling between many different locations. This is largely down to the fact that the deals are often All Inclusive, or at the very least cover accommodation and...

How Much Money Should I Take on an All Inclusive Cruise?

You’ve just booked an All Inclusive cruise and you know what that means – room and board taken care of, endless gourmet food and incredible live entertainment every night. If you’re feeling extra luxurious, it even means unlimited...

Packing List Hacks You Always Forget To Take

Packing can be an unpleasant experience, we all know that – but by including these miscellaneous, often over-looked items to your packing list, might make your life a whole lot easier the next time you’re at sea. We...
Remember your passport for your cruise!

Planning your cruise? Consider the practicalities

Once you’ve chosen your perfect itinerary, selected the departure dates and clicked the ‘book’ button, you can start looking forward to setting sail, right? Well, although there’s nothing to stop you getting in the holiday spirit, there are...
Shore excursions

Your guide to making friends on a cruise

Many cruise ships are vast, with some of the world’s largest holding more than 6,000 guests, incorporating a maze of entertainment and dining venues, not to mention all the cabins! No matter what size of ship you choose...
the world is in your hands on world cruises

The global question: how to pack smart for world cruises?

When choosing from the ocean of possible world cruises, where precisely to go among the seven continents and 200 countries is probably the biggest and most formidable decision. What to pack, however, is a whole other bag of...
drinks on singles cruises

Sailing solo: singles cruises for independent travellers

Taking a holiday on your own can be daunting, particularly if you are used to going away with friends and family. You may feel conspicuous dining alone, you might have concerns about safety or feel worried that solo...