What is the best Cruise Sale Finder? Comments Off on What is the best Cruise Sale Finder?

Cruise Sale Finder

Searching for the best Cruise deals doesn’t have to be hard. We are Kiwis and we are here to help New Zealand get the best cruise deals. Looking for Fantastic Cruise Deals?HOOT Cruises are previous winners of Best New Zealand Online Cruise Agency at the 2018 CLIA awards. We love... Read Article

Will Cruises be back by Christmas? Comments Off on Will Cruises be back by Christmas?

The local cruise season pause was extended again this week by all our popular local cruise lines: P&O Australia, Carnival, Princess, Cunard, Royal Caribbean & Celebrity cruises. Let’s take a look what this means for cruising in our region. Carnival Cruises – Carnival Splendor & Carnival SpiritCarnival extend the pause... Read Article

Christmas Cruises for 2021 Comments Off on Christmas Cruises for 2021

Family Christmas Cruising

With so much uncertainty around border openings and travel restrictions in place right now, we thought it would be a good idea to fast forward to 2021. Let’s take a look at Christmas Cruises that are booking now for Christmas 2021. Cruise holidays really are the ultimate Christmas getaway and... Read Article

Cruise News & Updates Comments Off on Cruise News & Updates

Time to check in on the latest Cruise News & updates for the week. There has been a lot happening, so grab a coffee and check out what is new in the world of cruise  Crystal cancellations: Luxury cruiseline Crystal cruises, suspends all cruises until the end of 2020. Includes all... Read Article

Its a double Quantum for Royal Caribbean for Summer 2021/22! Comments Off on Its a double Quantum for Royal Caribbean for Summer 2021/22!

At HOOT Cruises we eagerly anticipate the new season cruise programme releases from each Cruise line. For us it is a bit like unwrapping your Christmas presents early! Which ships will cruise from Auckland in the new season, which new destinations are on the cards to inspire more Kiwis to... Read Article

The Fall & Rise of Alaska – Don’t blame Canada! Comments Off on The Fall & Rise of Alaska – Don’t blame Canada!

In these turbulent times every country has to do what it can to protect its citizens and minimise the fall out from Covid-19. In New Zealand we went early and we went hard and have done a fantastic job with our team of five million. Canada took a similar strong... Read Article

Top Ten changes to the Cruise experience Comments Off on Top Ten changes to the Cruise experience

As Kiwis get used to living life in New Zealand under Level 2 and the relative freedom it brings. All around us things have changed as we enter the new normal. Topics such as Social Distancing, Sustainability and Enviromental issues are now top of mind. Our cruise line partners around... Read Article

When will we Cruise Again! Comments Off on When will we Cruise Again!

The question on everyone’s lips is “When will we be able to cruise again?” We hear it in our Hoot Cruises contact centre every day! It reassures us that our loyal cruise customers are ready to cruise again, once cruising returns. We know it could look very different to how... Read Article

Choosing a cruise when sailing with kids Comments Off on Choosing a cruise when sailing with kids

Cruising with kids

Cruising with kids can be one of the most relaxing and fun ways to explore the world. You arrive to a luxurious resort, unpack just once and meanwhile your family is transported from one destination to the next. While most cruise lines are extremely family-friendly, they are not identical in... Read Article