Wednesday, 25 June 2014

Record number of Brits choosing to cruise Down Under

Record numbers of cruise enthusiast are making long-term plans  and booking holidays Down Under, not just for next year but also for 2016, according to leading cruise holiday agent,

Most popular of all is a luxury 42-night trip on the Celebrity Solstice from February 10 2016, taking in Auckland, Wellington, Dunedin, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide with prices, including flights and free onboard drinks, from £5,549 for an ocean-view cabin.

If that seems an age away, then Iglu has a 20-day stay and cruise departing October 31 2015 on the Voyager of the Seas with calls at Sydney and Auckland. Prices, including flights, from £2,449.

"Australia and New Zealand are becoming popular destinations," said Dave Mills, Commercial Director. "It’s down to a combination of the great value, the time of the year – our winter, their summer – and the thrill of going somewhere entirely new and different"

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