With new itineraries, ships and experiences which offer something for everyone, it’s easy to see why cruising continues to grow in popularity amongst Australian travellers. Over the last 11 years the number of ships that now call Australia home for at least part of the season has doubled from 23 to 46. And if you like numbers, the latest statistics show that 1,003,256 Australians cruised in 2014, so we can expect 2016/17 to be a bumper year for holidays on the high seas.
While cruising affords travellers the opportunity to see many different destinations with ease, the popularity of short cruises, or indeed cruises in our local waters, shouldn't be underestimated. At roughly $100 per night, cruising often works out better value than staying in a hotel – and your travel is included!
So what does this all mean if you’re planning on taking a cruise this year or next? Simply that you have more choice than ever before so you’re sure to be able to select a cruise that matches your needs and budget.
Whether you’re new to cruising, or a seasoned cruiser who wants to try something different, the YourLifeChoices Essential Guide to Cruising 2016/17 will help you take the next step. You can find out which ships are sailing when, what’s on offer on board, what to take with you and, if you're travelling alone, how to make the most of your cruise.
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