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Majestic Princess – Auckland 23 October 2018

Vanessa from Cruise Factor was lucky enough to go onboard the Majestic Princess in Auckland on Tuesday and she did not disappoint and neither did the weather. Majestic Princess had her maiden voyage in 2017 and accommodates 3560 passengers. She has 19 decks and stands 224 feet and looked magnificent in the Auckland Harbour. Auckland […]

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Review: China – Part Two

Ahoy Fellow Cruisers, In this blog Zuleika will continue talking about her recent trip to Asia, this blog will focus on cruising in Asia on Ovation of the Seas and a night in Macau.

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Viking Ocean and River Cruises

Today we are going to explore Viking Ocean and River cruises. Viking is an all-inclusive luxury small ship cruise line, originally with river ships Founded in 1997 with the purchase four river ships, this is where Viking cruises began, now Viking cruises is a fleet of more than 60 vessels, state of the art ships […]

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REVIEW: P & O Australia’s Pacific Aria

Our manager Alison recently got to experience the Pacific Aria and she has written a review:

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Symphony of the Seas

Cruise Factor looks at the newest Royal Caribbean ship Symphony of the Seas. With cruise ships getting bigger, more advanced and creative innovations, a cruise ship has become a destination in itself. Today we will explore Symphony of the Seas, this is not simply a cruise ship, this is a game changer in the world […]

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First Time Cruisers review of Carnival Spirit

A friend of Cruise Factor recently took their first cruise on Carnival Spirit and she wrote a blog about her journey and is happy for us to share. She traveled as part of a multi-generational family group. She gives great insight from a first time cruiser to everyone who is yet to take the plunge […]

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REVIEW: Norwegian Star – Greek Isles and Croatia Cruise

Norwegian Star 06August -13th August In August last year Vanessa went on a dream Europe trip and we asked her to review the Norwegian Star that she cruised on around the Greek Isles and Croatia

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Never been on a cruise? Here’s what to expect……

Last year I had a few days leave and I thought I would pop on a short four night cruise from Auckland to Sydney. For those of you who are interested in doing a cruise but hesitate because you don’t know what to expect, this will give you a great overview of life on a […]

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Viking cruises has made it’s first trip to New Zealand with Viking Sun paying Auckland a visit recently and Zuleika was lucky enough to be one of the first Travel Agents to get to check out the ship.

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Family Cruising – Have you considered it ?

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Ahoy!  Have you ever thought about taking your family on a cruise, but wondered if they would be bored ?  Check out just a few of the family friendly cruise lines below and see all the incredible facilities that are available to keep not just the children happy, but also the adults !!

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