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5 best cruises for your next holiday

Sometimes it feels good to kick back and do literally no work, while still enjoying the wide-open skies and seas. Yep, we’re talking today about the wonderful world of cruising.

Here are our top 5 cruise experiences (in no particular order!). Hit us up with your favourites in the comments section below, or share your thoughts on our Facebook page!

  1. The RMS Queen Mary 2 – for luxury

If you were out and about in Fremantle, WA, recently, you may have noticed an impressive cruise ship docked in port. Well, that just so happened to be the illustrious Queen Mary 2.

In 2016, her royal highness received a luxurious upgrade, with remastered restaurants, bars, suites and state rooms.

If you’re looking for a cruise experience with every luxury, Queen Mary 2 will be up your alley.

  1. Celebrity Equinox – most loved

The Celebrity Equinox won Best Cruise Overall on cruisecritic.com.au – an accolade voted on by normal people like you and me, who also happen to love cruising.

It also raked in awards for Best Cabins and Best Dining. Pricing starts at $1,119 AUD for cruise packages, which sails an endless summer in the Caribbean.

Find out more about this amazing ship here.

  1. Harmony of the Seas – for families

If you’re on a budget, but still want the quintessential cruise ship experience, step on board the Harmony of the Seas.

Prices start at $520 AUD, and you’ll get access to a whole heap of cool activities for the kids. Harmony boasts the biggest slide on the ocean, and an Adventure Ocean Youth Program.

The perfect distraction while you kick back at one of their Vitality Spas. Get the lowdown here.

  1. P&O Cruises Australia – for families and first timers

P&O offers a chilled out, family friendly adventure, while also being easy on the back pocket. It’s the perfect ‘gateway’ cruise, with all the staples over 3 to 4 nights on the water.

There’s heaps of activities for the kids, as well as great restaurants, pools, evening shows and bars. If you want to save, satisfy the family and dip your toes in quality cruising, choose P&O.

Explore it here!

  1. The Sun Princess – for relaxation

Our final pick is one of the older cruise ships on the circuit. It’s not exactly a party boat, but it is a wonderful choice for holiday makers who want to relax and unwind.

Sun Princess has a welcoming crew, great food and receives a respectable 3.5 out of 5 on cruisecritic.com.au.

Head here to check it out.

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Celebrity Equinox Solstice-class cruise ship