A short cruise is a good cruise!!

Short Cruises are fantastic for people who have never done a cruise before and don’t know what to expect but they are also great for people that love to cruise and are short on time.

Today we will explore a couple of different cruise lines that offer short cruises.

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Symphony of the Seas

Cruise Factor looks at the newest Royal Caribbean ship Symphony of the Seas. With cruise ships getting bigger, more advanced and creative innovations, a cruise ship has become a destination in itself. Today we will explore Symphony of the Seas, this is not simply a cruise ship, this is a game changer in the world of cruising!!

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What’s with cruise cabins?

There are so many choices of cruise and cruise ship out there.

Once you have found your perfect cruise you need to decide what type of cabin is going to be best for your family and there are so many to choose from. Let’s start with the basics:


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Catch Up on Cruising: Latest News in bite size!

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There is so much happening in the cruise world, here are a few snippets of some of the latest news. There are also so many fantastic deals on at the moment, too many to name. If you are looking at a particular cruise line or cruise give us a call or email and we can give you some awesome pricing deals! Or if you are thinking about a cruise and don’t know where to start give us a call and we can have a chat with you and help find the perfect cruise for you and your family.

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Fantastic Fly/Cruise/Stay Packages with Blue Lagoon Cruises

With the nights getting longer and the days shorter, now is a great time to start thinking about a winter escape.

Blue Lagoon Cruises offer fantastic 3, 4 or 7 night cruises  around the Fiji Islands so we at Cruise Factor have put together three amazing Fly/Cruise/Stay packages starting from $2499

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First Time Cruisers review of Carnival Spirit

A friend of Cruise Factor recently took their first cruise on Carnival Spirit and she wrote a blog about her journey and is happy for us to share. She traveled as part of a multi-generational family group. She gives great insight from a first time cruiser to everyone who is yet to take the plunge and book their first cruise!! This cruise was out of Sydney to the Pacific Islands.




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REVIEW: Norwegian Star – Greek Isles and Croatia Cruise

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In August last year Vanessa went on a dream Europe trip and we asked her to review the Norwegian Star that she cruised on around the Greek Isles and Croatia

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Never been on a cruise? Here’s what to expect……

Last year I had a few days leave and I thought I would pop on a short four night cruise from Auckland to Sydney. For those of you who are interested in doing a cruise but hesitate because you don’t know what to expect, this will give you a great overview of life on a cruise ship. This is my cruise experience and all tips, tricks and suggestions are all from my own experience of being on 15 cruises

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Viking cruises has made it’s first trip to New Zealand with Viking Sun paying Auckland a¬†visit recently and Zuleika was lucky enough to be one of the first Travel Agents to get to check out the ship.

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