WHO SHOULD READ THIS BLOG?
Hello and welcome to About Luxury Cruising a cruise blog for all types of cruisers including first-timers, more sophisticated travellers and go-getters looking to find ways to get more from their cruise. More savings, more enjoyment and more knowledge on how the cruise travel industry works.
This blog is not for those looking to book a cruise or get the latest cruise deal. There are plenty of excellent, highly focussed cruise travel agents who do this very well. Our mission is to give you the tools to help to save money and become a smart cruiser.
WHAT VALUE WILL YOU GET?
Having been closely associated with the cruise industry for many years, and spent over 500 days at sea on various cruise ships, we have an in-depth understanding of the cruise industry that we love to share. With this knowledge, we hope to inspire you to cruise better and more often. This is all possible with our guides, secrets, helpful hints, tips plus video ship tours and reviews..
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Tips and Advice
The pick of our best luxury cruise tips and tricks for savvy cruisers looking for ways to save and get more from their next cruise. Here you will find real-life insider tips to help you with your cruise adventures.
- Secret Ways to Save on Shore Excursions
- Guide to Cruise Ship Gratuities
- All-Inclusive vs Pay as You Go Cruising
REVIEWS AND SHIP TOURS
See for yourself what these cruises are really like. Our first-hand stories, reviews and ship tours help you to fully appreciate the ship and all the facilities onboard. We also share our opinion on the quality of the ship, the service, restaurants and facilities.
- Crystal River Cruises – Crystal Ravel Review
- Windstar Cruises – Star Legend
- Suez Canal Transit on the Queen Mary 2
- Sailing on the Hebridean Princess in Scotland – Review
Tips for First Time Cruisers
Booking your first cruise can be a real challenge as there are so many things to consider and so much information out there. It’s hard to know where to start. Here’s a number of our top tips to get you started — both before you set sail and for when you are on board your ship.