Top 4 Cruises to Escape the Winter Chill

Posted June 19th, 2016

Crisp morning dew, brisk evening winds, and dwindling temperatures… Winter has well and truly hit Australia, and everyone is finally pulling out their jumpers and boots for the colder months. Many people love the season of skiing, hot chocolate, beanies and snowflakes, but sometimes you can’t help but dream of sunshine and warmer weather. This winter, escape the chill and embark on a cruise to an exotic destination – before you know it, you’ll be sitting poolside with a cocktail in hand, and not a single jumper in sight.

Keep reading to find Cruiseabout’s 4 top cruises to escape the cold weather!

Auckland to Los Angeles with Princess Cruises

This 22-night itinerary aboard the Emerald Princess travels from Auckland to Los Angeles via a number of amazing stops in French Polynesia. Leaving on the 19th of April in 2017, passengers will literally leave winter behind and journey to destinations such as Pago Pago in Samoa, Bora Bora, Tahiti and Honolulu in Hawaii. There are a number of sea days on this itinerary, but it just means more time to soak up that South Pacific sun!

The Bahamas with Royal Caribbean International

This short trip is the perfect tropical break, taking passengers from Port Canaveral in Florida to the capital of the Bahamas, Nassau, and Royal Caribbean’s private island, CocoCay. The Bahamas are known for their spectacular beaches and island lifestyle, so we guarantee that you’ll love the change of scenery. This cruise lasts for three nights aboard the Majesty of the Seas and departs on June 23, 2017.


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Venice's Grand Canal

The Rivers of Northern Italy with Uniworld Cruises

Is there anything more romantic than the vineyards and architecture of Italy? This 9-night river cruise aboard Uniworld’s River Countess is an amazing way to see, eat and drink the best that Italy has to offer, and it departs on March 31, 2017. Starting in Milan, guests spend two nights in the fashion capital before heading over to Verona, Venice, Chioggia, Polessella, and Taglio di Po before looping back to finish in Venice. Uniworld’s all-inclusive policy also takes the stress out of travelling and temperatures tend to range from mild to very hot during this time of year, so you can be sure that everyone will have a pleasant time on this cruise.

The luxurious Regent Seven Seas Voyager

Venice to Barcelona with Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Take your cruise holiday to the next level aboard the luxurious Seven Seas Voyager. This 17-night itinerary around the Mediterranean is jam-packed with amazing destinations and stunning scenery, visiting a new port almost every single day. Some of the highlights include Corfu in Greece, Amalfi and Portofino in Italy, Monte Carlo and Marseille in France – regions that boast coastal locations and amazing cultures. Regent Seven Seas is known for their elegant approach to cruising, and the premier facilities and gourmet dining on board the Voyager make the ship a destination in itself.

Are you ready to escape the winter chill and book your spot on one of these incredible voyages? Cruise Lines tend to release their programs years in advance, so you should get in as soon as possible to secure your place. Call Cruiseabout today on 1300 954 661 to find out more - and don't forget, if a departure date doesn't suit you, we can always find you one that does.

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