Catch up on Cruising: Latest news in bite size

Catch up on Cruising is back!!! All the lastest cruise information in bite sized chunks!!

One year to go until the Majestic Princess arrives in New ZealandĀ 

With only 12 months to go until the Majestic Princess arrives, now would be a great time to book a cruise. The Majestic is the newest and most luxurious Princess ship ever to be based in Australia and offers all of the Princess comforts that you have come to expect as well as new features, favourites such as Movies Under the Stars and the Piazza are included and combined with two Michelin star restaurants and the added benefit of no oceanview cabins only Insides, Balconies, Mini-Suites and Suites.

The maximum number of passengers on this ship is 3,560 and the inaugural cruise for the Majestic Princess was April 4th 2017.

Princess has created The Enclave, which is the largest thermal suite on a Princess ship with a hydro-therapy pool, cascading rain shower and therapeutic air jets. You can relax on heated stone beds, soothing water beds or indulge in Turkish-style steam baths.

With departures out of Auckland and Australia there is likely to be a cruise for everyone.

 

Silversea Reservations open for 2019

You can now book a Silversea cruise in 2019 and with 160 voyages to over 400 destinations in 64 different countries, your options are endless.

Silver Cloud’s early 2020 expeditions to Antarctica are also available to book. Other highlights include Silver Muse’s inaugural season in Alaska and a Northeast sailing from Alaska to Norway on the Silver Explorer. Silver Shadow will be heading to Monaco in 2019 for the Grand Prix in May.

 

P & O Fleet to expand and gain a Medallion Class ship

Golden Princess will be moving to P & O in 2020 which will mean the addition of an Ocean Medallion ship to the P & O fleet. Golden Princess will be introducing the Ocean Medallion device and platform from November 2018 and this technology will be transferring with the ship when she moves over to P & O in 2020.

 

Medallion Class is a new class of Princess cruise with the addition of the Ocean Medallion which is a free wearable device that will create an extraordinary on board experience. The Medallion is sent to you prior to your cruise and this helps expedite the check-in process, it will unlock your cabin door, pay for everything on board the ship and enable the crew on board to easily see your preferences and they can serve you better.

The Medallion can be worn as a wristband, pendant or you can just keep it in your pocket.

 

Plan a Cruise Month

October is plan a cruise month and there are lots of great sales on at the moment. If you see something you like why not give us a call on 0800 60 82 60 or email us info@cruisefactor.co.nz with the cruise details and we can send out some pricing. If you have a quote from another travel agency send that through to us and we can look at giving you a better deal!

 

Happy Cruising!

 

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