Whether an Australian port forms part of your cruise itinerary or marks your point of embarkation, this vast island holds many ports which showcase some of its natural wonders, rich culture, mouth-watering fare, and abundant wildlife. Australian ports of call offer a banquet of experiences for all tastes and the climate isn’t too bad either.
Steph from Cruise with Amber spent 10 months travelling around Australia and in this post, she takes us on a short tour around some of the main Australian ports you’re likely to encounter on a cruise.
Cruising is often mistakenly thought to be an expensive way to holiday and visit some of the most popular destinations around the world. But in fact, cruises can be an affordable way to travel to almost anywhere in the world! What’s more, there’s extra things you can check or do to possibly save even more money.
Below are five of our top money saving tips to use to hopefully help save you money when booking your next cruise holiday…
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1. Set A Budget!
It’s very important to set yourself a budget before booking any holiday, not only a cruise. Setting yourself a budget will mean that you will be able to search for cruises which are within your price range. You may have a budget which allows you to look at the ultra-luxury cruise lines out there, or you may want to spend just a few hundred pounds.
2. Choose The Right Cruise Line
There are countless cruise lines out there, each offering something very different. Make sure when you book your first cruise that you find a cruise line which is suited to you. Are you looking for the ultimate in luxury? Do you want to spend time with your children on a family friendly ship? Or maybe you want to explore exotic destinations? Or perhaps you want a more traditional cruising experience?
The best way to find out about each cruise line is to visit their websites or watch videos about them online on YouTube perhaps. This way you’ll get to glimpse what a particular cruise line has to offer. Some offer a more traditional cruising experience, whilst others offer a more exciting modern cruise experience with innovative on board attractions!