Boarding – arriving at the cruise terminal

So you have booked a cruise, your packed and the day has come. Below we explain the boarding process. Boarding a cruise ship is a little different to a going on other holidays. Before the cruise – 90 days out Double check departure date, time, place, flight bookings, and all medical and dietary issues have […]

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P&O Chef’s Table

P&O Chefs Table The Chef Table is one of the highlights of our cruise, and we have experienced the Chefs Table on the Jewel, Dawn and Aria, having done the Chefs Table a number of times on each ship. Each P&O Chef designs his or her own menu, which means if you go on different […]

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P&O Mix Academy

CruiseReview.net.au talks about Mix Academy. If you travelled on a P&O Australia Cruise, you may have noticed the Mix Academy classes. These are a speciality of P&O, not found on other cruise lines. What is it? This is a class that allows the (usually very funning) bar tender to show you how to mix up […]

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What to pack (on a cruise)

Those new to cruising, often ask…. what do I need to pack? Going on a cruise is a little different to many other holidays. On our first cruise we had no idea what to pack and packed towels and lots of other things we did not need; and of course did not bring things we […]

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Keeping Track of Cruises

I found that after I did a few cruises, I started to loose track of cruises, that is, which cruises I did with who, which ship I was on and which cruise went to what destinations. So, I created a spreadsheet to keep track of this information.Over the years some of my friends have asked […]

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What is a Ships Muster ?

A muster drill (also referred to as a safety briefing, life jacket drill, lifeboat drill or a boat drill) is an exercise conducted by the crew of a ship prior to embarking on a voyage. All passengers must participate. The muster drill actually involves two important safety matters: A safety briefing, and A demonstration on […]

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Welcome to my upgraded website

I have decided to upgrade my website, so over the next few days the format and information will change to a more user friendly format.  I have found the forum has not really been used with most people contacting (asking questions) over facebook or email, so I am changing the website to more of a blog/posting website. […]

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