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A cruise can take you to places you never dreamt you’d visit: Antarctica, the Bahamas, or Australia’s Top End, amongst many others. Cruising is relaxing – you only need to unpack once – and yet you will visit many different destinations - the perfect senior travel experience. Welcome to the YOURLifeChoices Cruising page, where you can find the latest cruise ships, cruise destinations and cruise deals which will make you want to shout “All aboard”. Or subscribe to our enewsletter for more up-to-date senior's cruising deals. Whether you jump on a Russian ice-breaker, cruise the Rhine or take a cargo ship in Mexico, a cruise is a stress-free holiday suitable for all ages, from grandchildren to pre-retirees to seniors, there's a cruise that's right for you. And beginners can take heart—our Beginner's Guide to Cruising gives you all you need to start sailing now.

World’s first smartship

World’s first smartship

Royal Caribbean’s newest cruise ship Quantum of the Seas is a huge leap forward.

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Considering a river cruise?

Considering a river cruise?

What should you consider before you float in a boat?

Do I need a balcony?

Do I need a balcony?

Cabins with balconies cost a premium but Jo Hall has some persuasive arguments as to ...

Top five reasons to cruise

Top five reasons to cruise

Cruise expert, Jo Hall recommends a cruise for your next holiday.

Cruising visa requirements

Cruising visa requirements

Which visas will Victor need when cruising through several different countries?

Six ways to escape the crowds

Six ways to escape the crowds

Cruise expert Jo Hall has some tips for finding quiet space on a cruise.

Christmas Cruising 2014

Christmas Cruising 2014

Here’s a snapshot of what’s on offer across our local cruise lines for Christmas 2014.

Unforgettable Vietnam and Cambodia

Unforgettable Vietnam and Cambodia

APT invites you to discover the vibrancy of Vietnam and Cambodia in 2015.

Premium cruising and touring in 2015

Premium cruising and touring in 2015

Fly free* to Europe, when you book before 31 October 2014 – a saving of ...

Cruising Contacts

Beginner’s guide to cruising

All aboard! There has never been a better time for cruising. If you're thinking of setting sail for the first time, Brian Johnston has some tips for a fun time at sea. Sit on the deck with the sun on your face and a glass of ...

Guiding you where to start

P&O Cruises Australia

Nearly 10,000 Australians embark on a P&O cruise each week, that’s a measure of the popularity of P&O cruises. With ships departing from Sydney, Brisbane, Fremantle, Newcastle, and Auckland at different times of the year, find out the best available prices for upcoming cruises. In late ...

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Cruise Deals

Book two cabins, get a third free

Book two cabins on any Avalon Europe river cruise and get a third cabin for free.

Be quick to book your berth

$59 Sunday high tea cruises

Cruise along Port Phillip Bay on a Sunday high tea cruise for $59 per person.

High tea on the bay

Family cruise deal

These deals from Royal Caribbean make taking the whole gang affordable.

3rd and 4th pay only taxes

Cruising Tips

Cruising extras worth the money

Cruising is a cost-effective way to see many different destinations.

Our top picks

Best new cruise ports of call

A snapshot of what’s new, and what’s at these ports of call for cruise guests to enjoy.

New kid on the dock

Considering a river cruise?

What should you consider before you float in a boat?

Go float in a boat

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