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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.
If you are taken with the idea of cruising but just don’t know where to start your planning, what type of cruise to book or how to get the best cabin, this is the article to get you started.
2. Cruise co
Aimed at an Australian audience this site provides a comprehensive guide to all of the best cruising options available at any given time. It includes cruises all over the world and is the first site to visit when planning your next cruise.
3. Cruise critic
This is an expansive American website that provides over 90,000 cruise reviews as well as all the latest cruising news. It also features a great article that highlights the best cruises for senior travellers.
4. Cruise Australia
Cruise Australia provides a broad spectrum of cruising options around Australia, including some very tempting Whitsundays Sailing trips. But it also caters for those who have their eyes on a cruise around the world.
Whether you’re looking for information on cruises to Alaska, Hawaii or Europe, with the best discounts available, this is a good site to visit.
6. Maritime Matters
This is a website for the serious cruisers who want to know more about the ships on which they will cruise. There’s information on the history of cruising and it even includes a page that lists details of ships that are currently being built.
While this site is aimed at an American market, it does list cruises for a variety of locations including the Caribbean, Europe, Alaska and the Bahamas. Use it for ideas of itineraries you may wish to find in Australia. It also offers a wide variety of deals which can be booked from Australia.
I you know where you want to go, when you want to leave and how long you want to travel for, then this site will simply help you locate the best deal for your chosen cruise. Offering last minute deals, added value and competitively priced airfares, this is the site to visit when you’re ready to book.
This site provides a wide variety of reviews written by both professional travel writers and everyday cruisers. It breaks its reviews down into categories such as Destinations, Ships and Ports, and it also has a very useful cruise tips page.
The YOURLifeChoices cruising page has a wide variety of articles about cruising, whether you’re a beginner, an experienced cruiser looking for new ideas, or an armchair traveller who can only dream on a holiday on the high seas. If you’re a solo traveller, you can find a cruise which doesn’t charge single supplements, or perhaps find a friend with whom to share your cruising experience.
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