From Berlin to South Africa and beyond: Cruises for every traveller

Do you love cruising or perhaps you have never been before but want to go? There are so many cruise deals to choose from, with something for everyone.

Here’s Mike’s top picks this week:

EASTERN EUROPE

Eastern Europe Travel has released a 15 day coach and cruise tour from $3,437 per person twin for a standard stateroom after an Early Bird Discount of $300 per person.

The seven night coach tour starts in Berlin on August 29, 2016 and includes accommodation at 4-star hotels with breakfast and sightseeing. After three nights in Berlin, you travel via Dresden to Prague for two nights, Cesky Krumlov for one night and Salzburg for one night.

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At Passau, you board MS Select Explorer for a seven night Danube cruise visiting Melk Abbey, Vienna, Budapest, Bratislava and Durnstein. Included are accommodation in an outside stateroom, all meals, on board entertainment, sightseeing, port taxes and transfers.

Price valid until January 7, 2016. Call:1300 668 844. See eetbtravel.com

FAR EAST

Save $2000 per couple on luxury Indian cruise tour from the Taj Mahal to the Far East.

If you book an interior cabin on a 23 night Unique Journey through India and on to Singapore with Cruise Express before December 31, 2015, you receive an upgrade to a balcony cabin aboard the Azamara Journey, saving $2000 per couple.

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Departing Australia on November 8, 2016, The Spice Route itinerary starts with a nine-night overland tour through India’s Rajasthan province staying at Taj Lake Palace in Udaipur, Samode Palace, Jaipur’s Oberoi Rajvilas, Oberoi Amarvilas in Agra and the Imperial Hotel in Delhi.

In Chennai, board the Azamara Journey for a 13 night cruise to Singapore visitong the Andaman Islands, Phuket, Penang, Kuala Lumpur and Yangon.

Price is from $12,990 per person, twin-share, including return flights from Australia and 20 meals in India.

Ph:1300 764 509 or see www.cruiseexpress.com.au.

FRENCH POLYNESIA AND SOUTH PACIFIC

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Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the cruise ship Paul Gauguin is offering a $500 to $1,000 shipboard credit on January to June, 2016 voyages in French Polynesia and the South Pacific when reserved by December 31.

There is a $500 credit per stateroom on a seven night Tahiti and the Society Islands voyages, $750 on 10 night Society Islands and Tuamotus voyages, $750 on 11 night Cook Islands and Society Islands voyages and $1000 on 14-night Marquesas, Tuamotus and Society Islands voyages. See www.pgcruises.com.

SOUTH EAST ASIA

Cruise specialist ecruising.travel has partnered with the Singapore Tourism Board, Changi International Airport and P&O Cruises to launch a range of packages aboard Pacific Eden during its inaugural 2016 Asia season.

Packages range from seven to 17 night itineraries that include return international flights, hotel accommodation, transfers, tours and cruise. A 10 night package is priced from $1899 per person, departing on July 30, 2016 visiting Phuket, Krabi, Bangkok, Koh Samui, Koh Chang, Indonesia, Malaysia and Cambodia. A 17 night package is from $2,189 per person twin share.

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Ph: 1300-369-848 or see www.ecruising.travel/eden

SOUTH AFRICA

A 43 night cruise combination aboard MV Voyager from Singapore to Cape Town has been scheduled for 2017

with overnight stays in Singapore, Yangon, Colombo, Seychelles, Mauritius and South Africa’s Richards Bay.

and Cape Town.

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The deal includes return flights from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth to Singapore to join the ship, the flight back from Cape Town at the end of the cruise and an ocean view cabin. The tour begins on February 17, 2017 with a flight from Australia to Singapore

MV Voyager carries a maximum of 540 passengers.

The Grand Indian Ocean Spices and Wildlife tour is priced from $13,995 per person twin share with the price valid until December 31, 2015.

Ph:1800 507 777 or see www.cruisetraveller.com.au

 

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