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.

June 2018 saw Silversea Expeditions celebrate ten years of offering their uniquely immersive expedition sailings. Since launching its first ship in 2008 and becoming the world’s first luxury cruise line to offer expedition voyages, Silversea have established a trend of ultra-luxury which continues to surpass and develop to continually enrich guest experience and environmental change....

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First noted as an up-and-coming trend, expedition cruising is now the trendsetter. With Zodiac excursions, sailings to untouched shores and adventures around every bend - expedition cruising has pioneered a shift in the cruising industry. With such a change and sudden growth, it seems more and more cruisers are longing for bucket-list getaways and adventurous...

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Expeditions are perfect for experiencing once-in-a-lifetime excursions. Luxury cruise lines such as Seabourn, Hapag-Lloyd and Silversea offer a range of unforgettable ventures to enjoy when sailing aboard an expedition ship. Each offers their own catalogue of adventures ashore, from meeting the wildlife to exploring natural wonders. With so many to choose from, we have selected...

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Whenever a cruise itinerary goes on sale, two stateroom types sell out the fastest – the cheapest and the most expensive. If the cost isn’t a concern and you simply want the best of the best, these are the suites to look out for when booking a luxury cruise.   1. Regent Suite - Regent...

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Cruising is one of the most service-oriented holiday experiences in the world. Many cruises can be classed as ‘luxurious’ because they provide a level of service that you won’t find during most land-based holidays, save for perhaps the best 5-star hotels. However, to earn the title of ‘ultra-luxury’, cruise lines really do have to go...

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Expedition cruising is much like traditional cruising, but with more emphasis placed on the experience ashore, excursions and ports of call – many of which are much more off-the-beaten-track than mainstream cruises. Enjoy the unique flora and fauna of each destination, learning of the untouched territories with a team of experts to guide you. Expedition...

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Cruises can be amazing holidays for children, and you may be familiar with cruise lines such as Disney and Royal Caribbean who offer some amazing facilities for children. But is luxury cruising suitable for children too? Well, that depends on which cruise line you choose. These cruises are great for children... Hapag-Lloyd Cruises When it...

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When choosing a cruise, it's important to consider what's included in your cruise fare. Whilst a luxury cruise can seem like an expensive option for a holiday, once you factor in things like drinks, dining and gratuities, which are often included with luxury cruises, but not with cheaper cruises, you may be pleasantly surprised at the...

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Port in focus: Santiago

Sandwiched between the snow-capped Andes and rolling green wine country, the Chilean capital is a regular feature on South America itineraries. It’s also a starting or finishing point for a lot of cruises; Buenos Aires to Santiago or vice versa is a popular route, all the more convenient for British cruisers since British Airways started...

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Port in focus: Rome

There is nowhere else on earth quite like Rome. A colossus among the world’s great cities, it is steeped in the grandeur of the past and present as the ancient capital of the Western World and the indomitable powerhouse of Papal magnificence. St Peter's Basilica This is a city that has lain at the heart of...

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