Cruising With Confidence

As the worldwide cruise fleet welcomes guests once again, the opportunity has never been more exciting, with brand new ships, itineraries and experiences that will appeal to regular cruisers and those who have never cruised before. We’ve created this new page to showcase the great experiences you’re having onboard as we get back to cruising!

If you have cruised onboard a CLIA cruise line or river cruise operator since in the past year, and have a positive story to tell, we’d love to hear from you - we want to spread the word that the cruise experiences we all know and love are back better and bigger than ever!

To contribute:

Rather than a full review of your cruise, we would like you to focus on a particular element of the cruise experience that you think deserves a mention. Approximately 500 words or less would be perfect. Whether it was the dining options, entertainment, the destination experience, onboard activities, the welcome of the crew, your stateroom. Feel free to name the cruise line and ship, along with your cruise itinerary. We’d also welcome a couple of your best photos – preferably of you onboard with the element of the cruise that you’ve written about. Please email to us at ukinfo@cruising.org

Guest Articles

Keep checking this section for new articles every week.

Future Opportunities

By Jane Archer

After the worst 18 months in the history of cruising, with ships around the world forced to stop sailing as Covid spread like wildfire across the globe...
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Glitz, glamour and plenty of joie de vivre

By Jane Archer

‘It is so good to be back.’ The words were spoken with feeling by Izzy, my wonderful butler on Celebrity Apex, but frankly they could have come out of the mouths of any ...
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As silver linings go, that has to be the most precious one of all

By Sara Macefield

The cobalt sea sparkles enticingly in the sunlight, broken only by a scattering of rugged emerald islands and a pod of dolphins speeding through the waves...
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To coin Rod Stewart’s famous song, I am sailing

By Jeannine Williamson

“Ladies and gentlemen, this is your cruise director Gene speaking, we are sailing and we are so proud to say we are back.” After the announcement the sound of cheering...
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Cruising is buoyed up by a new wave of optimism

By Dave Monk

Boarding a ship again this year was an emotional moment - especially when I stepped into the atrium to the sight and sound of crew welcoming me back to the sea.
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