Luxury Cruise Advice and Travel Inspiration

Are you planning a luxury cruise or in need of some travel inspiration to get you started? Let our expert advice and destination guides indulge your sense of wanderlust.

Whether you are a seasoned cruiser or curious about booking your first voyage, SixStarCruises.co.uk Advice has everything you could need to fully immerse yourself in the cruise experience. From local delicacies and natural wonders you would be mad to miss, to practical advice and behind the scenes glimpses into on-board life, our travel and lifestyle experts cover it all.

There are few subjects in the cruising world more emotive than smoking. Whether you love it or loathe it, lighting up on-board a cruise ship is a highly contentious issue. I am going to declare my position right at the start of this blog – I am a smoker and I cruise a great deal….

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The newest addition to Seabourn’s fleet, the sumptuous, 600-passenger Seabourn Encore is also the luxury line’s biggest, although still petite in cruising terms, at 40,340 tons. The all-inclusive ship has the feel of a luxurious private yacht, all curves, rich blues, gleaming mahogany and polished stainless steel. She is stylish and contemporary, effortlessly classy but…

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Seabourn is the most upscale brand coming under the umbrella of the vast Carnival Corporation, operating four (soon to be five) sleek, yacht-like ships. Three of them – Seabourn Odyssey, Seabourn Sojourn and Seabourn Quest – carry 458 passengers each in unfettered luxury, while in 2017, the slightly larger Seabourn Encore (carrying 600) joined the…

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Have you found yourself with spare time you need to fill? Are you in desperate need of a restorative holiday? Then last minute cruises could be the perfect antidote. Departing within the next 60 days or so, last minute luxury cruises come with a host of benefits guaranteed to make your voyage feel even more indulgent….

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Travel is changing. Holidays are no longer about pure relaxation and whole days spent lounging on the beach: they are about the experience. More travellers now want to balance their time spent sunbathing or enjoying luxurious spa treatments with immersive exploration. They are seeking real insights into their cruise destinations, and excursions that bring them…

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Interesting and immersive, excursions are the perfect way to find out more about luxury cruise destinations. From a visit to Rome’s stunning Vatican to a day-long tour of Berlin, there are countless cruise excursions on offer during every itinerary. Here are few things to know before making a booking. Which cruise lines offer excursions? Each…

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Cricket’s oldest rivalry is a feast for sports fans across the world. This legendary Test has thrilled and excited cricket devotees for almost 135 years, producing countless memories, heroes and even a few villains. Alternating between home grounds in the UK and those in Australia, the England team has experienced spectacular highs and crushing lows….

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We recently sent Beth Higson, Lee Dawkins, Andrew Freeman and Katherine Read of the Six Star Cruises team on-board a very special cruise ship: Azamara Quest. Azamara Cruises is famous for indulgent ships and enriching excursions, but did Quest live up to our team’s expectations? See for yourself… First impressions When we arrived in Monaco,…

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Each cruise port has its own unique character, launching your luxury cruise in either cultural, indulgent or adventurous style. So which cruise port should you set sail from? Take our quiz to find the starting point for your match made in cruise heaven. Still not sure where to start your trip of a lifetime? Call…

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