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Whether it’s your first time planning a cruise, or you’re a veteran cruiser like Jane McDonald, there can be a lot to prepare. You may even have questions about where and when to go.

We’ve gathered our most helpful cruise guides for you below, all in one place.

What are the best autumn/winter cruises?

Planning an autumn/winter cruise? There are plenty to pick from so we’ve broken down some of the most popular types of cruise to enjoy during the colder months.

Why you should book a post-retirement cruise

If you’re looking for a relaxing and rewarding way to spend your retirement, why not consider a cruise? Cruises are an excellent option for older travellers who want to see the world, meet new people, and enjoy some luxury.

How far in advance should I book a cruise for the best price?

It’s an age old question when it comes to booking a holiday.  Is it better to book early, or to try and snap up a last-minute bargain on a cruise? We’ve looked into this and gone over the pros and cons of both approaches.

What should a first-time cruiser know?

Taking a cruise has always been a popular way to see the world, and every year thousands of us head off for our very first taste of cruise life. If you’re thinking about taking your first cruise, we’ve compiled some of our top tips to help you plain your maiden voyage.

5 tips for solo cruises

Cruises are an excellent option for solo travel. As well as seeing some amazing destinations, there are plenty of onboard activities to break the ice. Read some of our top tips if you’re planning to cruise solo.

7 tips to help you book the perfect cruise

Booking a cruise can be confusing, especially if it’s your first one. To help you get the most from your trip, this guide will help you plan and book a top-notch cruise.

Top tips for buying Cruise Cover

There are cruises for every budget. However, without proper Cruise Travel Insurance, you could end up spending more than you expected.
Our top tips will help you avoid common mistakes when purchasing cruise cover.

6 amazing river cruises to try in Europe

While ocean cruises let you visit distant shores, there are many fantastic river cruises available without leaving Europe. The continent is so full of history and different cultures that there’s more to see than you might have thought on these 6 European cruises.

When is the best month to take a cruise?

The best time for a cruise will depend on what you want from your experience. We’ve reviewed some popular cruise destinations and set out the ideal months to visit them.

Fine Dining at Sea – 5 Fabulous Cruises for Foodies

What better combination than great food and a quality cruise? These fantastic cruise restaurants will give you a high-quality gastronomic experience as you sail the seas.

When you’re ready to book, be sure you check out our Cruise Travel Insurance, to make sure you have the right cover in place.

Written by: Russell Wallace | Travel Insurance Expert
Last Updated: 22 November 2023

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