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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.

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Top three themed cruises

Three themed cruises for a once-in-a-lifetime experience

Top three themed cruises

No one will be bored onboard these three amazing (and affordable) themed cruises.

Repositioning cruises explained

Why a repositioning cruise may be the best value voyage

Repositioning cruises explained

Manuela wants to know how repositioning cruises work.

Things to do while cruising

10 things you didn't know you could do onboard your ship

Things to do while cruising

Cruising can be so much more than sitting by the pool drinking cocktails.

Take off on a topless cruise

Take off on a topless cruise

Take off on a topless cruise

Cruise operator Original Group will launch the first-ever topless-optional cruise.

Sampler cruises explained

Is a sampler cruise indicative of a longer cruise?

Sampler cruises explained

Is what you see on a sampler cruise reflective of what you get on a ...

Onboard: Viking River Cruise vessel

Take a sneak peek onboard a Viking River Cruise vessel

Onboard: Viking River Cruise vessel

Here's a peek at the type of onboard experience you can expect with Viking River ...

How to choose the best river cruise

How to choose the best river cruise

How to choose the best river cruise

Five tips to help you choose the right river cruise for you.

River cruising 101

Ten things you should know about European river cruising

River cruising 101

Cruise expert Gary Bembridge reveals 10 things you should know about river cruising.

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

Cruise Deals

Pick your piece of the world

Book your Princess Cruise and save thousands on staterooms and airfares.

Save thousands

Reinventing ocean cruising

Save thousands on cruises and get free or discounted flights on selected itineraries.

Save thousands

All your cruise questions answered

Learn all the answers to your cruise questions at the 2018 Melbourne Bootcamp.

Cruise on in

Cruising Tips

Ice breakers for solo cruisers

These five conversation starters are invaluable for those travelling alone.

Never be lost for words

Take a port-intensive cruise

Five fun reasons why you should take a port-intensive cruise.

Seas the day!

Things that will surprise cruisers

Taking a cruise for the first time can be a very exciting experience!

Cruising virgins

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