How to find the Best Alaska Cruise Deals Comments Off on How to find the Best Alaska Cruise Deals

Alaska known as America’s last great frontier is back open for business with cruiselines re-starting their operations for a late summer season cruising round-trip from Seattle. Now is a great time to plan that Alaska cruise for 2022 or 2023 as with only limited sailings over the last two years... Read Article

Top 2021 Cruise Deals Comments Off on Top 2021 Cruise Deals

2021 Cruise Deals

As cruise lines work with Governments on new protocols to allow a safe return to sea it looks like cruising will be well placed to offer a safe travel bubble, with strict screening before, during and after voyages the new norm. With most of New Zealand back from the beach... Read Article

Black Friday to Cyber Monday – Cruise Sale Comments Off on Black Friday to Cyber Monday – Cruise Sale

It’s time to celebrate the “Black Friday to Cyber Monday” SALE frenzy!! Book any of our selected Close to home cruises online and score yourself an amazing bargain or bonus extra. You can even hold a short online option while you decide. P&O Pacific Explorer Marlborough Sounds Mini Break, 12... Read Article

Solo Voyager Specials to Celebrate International Singles Day Comments Off on Solo Voyager Specials to Celebrate International Singles Day

Travelling solo can often seem daunting, so looking for a product that ticks all the boxes of safety, companionship, organisation with more inclusions can seem a tricky goal. Stop the search! Cruise holidays are perfect for Solo travellers and come ready made with all the necessary components already included. To... Read Article

Cruise Sale Month – The Luxury Cruise Deals Comments Off on Cruise Sale Month – The Luxury Cruise Deals

HOOT Cruise Sale Month Luxury Week

Luxury cruising is often seen as the ultimate in Ocean getaways. Small boutique luxury ships with high crew to passenger ratios, that allow such personal service on board. When it comes to social distancing these fine ladies of the Sea already have it covered, with plenty of passenger space and... Read Article

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

The World’s 5 Newest Cruise ships – That nobody can cruise on! Comments Off on The World’s 5 Newest Cruise ships – That nobody can cruise on!

2020 was picked to be a year full of firsts! Exciting new ship launches for many of the major cruise brands. An opportunity to showcase innovate new thinking, amazing new design and wonderous new inclusions. When a new ship launches there is normally a huge fanfare with cruise ship execs... 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

Silversea – New Ship & New Itineraries for New Zealand Comments Off on Silversea – New Ship & New Itineraries for New Zealand

It has been quite a week for ultra Luxury cruise line Silversea, as they make global headlines with the delivery of their brand new ship Silver Origin. The first “All Suite” Ultra luxury ship to be purpose built for the Galapagos islands was delivered to the Silversea Executives. Silver Origin... 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