Monthly Archives: August 2013

MSC’s special Dubai deal for Kiwis

MSC is looking to attract more Kiwis to cruise in Dubai this season. The company will be using Dubai to homeport at least one of their ships this coming season and want adventurous Kiwis and Australians to try out this ‘closer-to-home’ destination.

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MSC’s goody bag of deals

MSC has just announced a slew of amazing deals for the 2013/14 cruise season. There’s a deal for every traveller, from solo adventurers, to teenagers and seniors, and to children travelling with their parents.

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Antarctica Cruise Experience

In January 2013 I traveled to Antarctica on board the Quark expedition vessel “Ocean Diamond”. On arrival at Ushuaia we were met by the Quark land operator and transferred to our pre cruise accommodation, Hotel Las Lengas, after check-in the remainder of our day was free to explore Ushuaia before a pre expedition briefing at […]

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P&O Australasia gears up for more adventure

If you’ve always fancied reenacting the  ‘Titanic moment’ on the bow of a large ship then now is your chance. But if you were hoping that Leonardo DiCaprio is part of the deal then you might be disappointed!

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Melbourne Cup and Australian Open Grand Slam with P & O

If you are thinking of booking tickets to the Melbourne Cup this November or the Australian Open Grand Slam in January then have a look at the cruise packages with P&O Cruises. In early November this year and in November 2014, horse race lovers will be able to relax on a six-night cruise from Sydney […]

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Global party for Royal Caribbean

Popular Royal Caribbean International is celebrating big time with a huge global party. Fifty million passengers, including half a million New Zealanders and Australians, have chosen to cruise with the company since the 1960s, and the company is throwing a “New Year’s Eve-style party” across it fleet to mark this achievement. A year-long campaign is […]

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Makeover time for Oceania

Fans of upscale cruise line Oceania Cruises will be happy to know that a major refurbishment is due for three of its award-winning ships. Regatta, Insignia and Nautica will each undergo a $50 million overhaul in early 2014, bringing them up to the same level of luxury as the line’s two newest ships, Marina and […]

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Kiwi Cruise Favourites

Cruise ship holidays are no longer the pie-in-the-sky holiday dream they used to be as affordability and value-for-money deals mean we can turn our dreams of cruising into reality. Add to that varied itineraries and flexible stays and the classic cruise holiday is catching on in a big way with intrepid travellers down-under. Last year, […]

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Popular Azamara hints at Oz visit

Popular boutique luxury cruise line Azamara Club Cruises is set to visit Australasia in 2015. The cruise line is becoming more and more popular with New Zealanders and Australians, despite the fact their ships have never visited the region.

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