Top Cruises from Auckland Comments Off on Top Cruises from Auckland

Cruise from Auckland

Looking for a holiday in 2022 that avoids busy airports? How about a cruise direct from Auckland! Hop on your cruise ship at the bottom of Queen Street and your holiday starts as soon as you get onboard Tips from our HOOT Cruise team & our favourite embarkation day routine:Complete... Read Article

Extraordinary Journeys, Grand Voyages & World Cruises Comments Off on Extraordinary Journeys, Grand Voyages & World Cruises

Have you spent so much time thinking of places you would like to visit or return to, that the list seems to have grown far too long for just one holiday! We may have just the solution for you with our collection of Extraordinary Journeys and Grand Voyages, where the... Read Article

Viking Ocean Cruises – Barcelona to Auckland Comments Off on Viking Ocean Cruises – Barcelona to Auckland

Aquavit Terrace Al Fresco dining on Viking Mars

It seems that world cruises on smaller ships are the flavour of the month with full world cruise voyages on luxury brands selling out in record time. If you long to see the world at a slower pace and avoid as many airports as possible, then it is actually possible... Read Article

Six of the Best Christmas Cruises for 2022 Comments Off on Six of the Best Christmas Cruises for 2022

Family Christmas Cruising

With the release of the new 2022/23 cruise line programmes we are seeing an early rush to secure the super popular Christmas departures. Perfect timing really, as the weather starts to cool off, our minds turn towards Christmas planning, we all know it takes ages to organise family & friends... Read Article

Top Cruises from Auckland Comments Off on Top Cruises from Auckland

Cruise from Auckland

As we enjoy our Kiwi summer, it’s time to pull out the diary and plan ahead to take advantage of all the amazing Early Bird Cruise offers for Summer 2021/22. If you are sitting on a Future Cruise Credit left over from a cancelled cruise in 2020, then these are... Read Article

Top 10 Free Inclusions with Viking Cruises, Number 10 will shock you! Comments Off on Top 10 Free Inclusions with Viking Cruises, Number 10 will shock you!

When it comes to cruise holidays Viking Ocean Cruises just do things a little differently! For a start this is a brand new fleet of ships, all the same model, shape and size, designed for the thinking traveller. All rooms have private verandas and onboard there is a maximum of... 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

Top Europe River Cruises and insider Hot Tips! Comments Off on Top Europe River Cruises and insider Hot Tips!

Europe River Cruise Deals

River Cruises in Europe are the perfect alternative to touring holidays, which is a much better comparison than lining them up alongside their larger Ocean going siblings. No matter how much time you have, from a short French soiree, to the full Amsterdam to Budapest journey, there is a River... Read Article

Top Ten Tips for River Cruises Comments Off on Top Ten Tips for River Cruises

2020 will go down as the year that most River Cruise brands would prefer to forget. With most River cruises cancelled for the entire 2020 season, we need to look forward to 2021 to see what is on offer to explore the world’s best rivers. Let’s take a look at... Read Article

Future Cruise Credits – What they are and how to use them! Comments Off on Future Cruise Credits – What they are and how to use them!

Future Cruise Credits

Given the current shut down of Global Cruise operations due to Covid-19, all the major cruise lines are offering two types of refund to guests, who may have had their pre booked cruise holiday cancelled Full Refunds Unlike Airlines, who tend to only offer a credit voucher, the majority of... Read Article