You may be under the impression that cruise holidays are only for the rich and famous but there are so many reasons to choose a cruise holiday. Of course, the main reason is that you are able to travel around the world in totally luxurious comfort – your travel is looked after and everything is laid on for you. Cruise ships are the still the very height of decadence and luxury and many offer all the same amenities – if not many more – as some of the world's most exclusive holiday destinations.
Although the price of a cruise holiday might seem pretty high at first, be aware that the fee will include your accommodation, flights and other travel, most of your food, soft drinks and tea and coffee and on board activities like the cinema, dancing and other entertainment. The variety of catering choices on board cruise ships is amazing. Most ships will have several restaurants which will serve a wide choice of cuisines and offer different dining styles from formal to buffet. The buffets on board cruise ships are usually 24 hour so you can eat when you please and there is always a room service menu too. Most ships will have no extra costs involved at all, so there are no hidden charges to catch you out. However, there may be an extra cost for alcoholic drinks so check with your cruise agent before booking.
A cruise holiday is a great time to relax on deck and catch up with all the reading you've been meaning to do over the past year. But, you should want to try out some different activities, there are plenty of things to do on board from swimming to playing Bridge to keep you occupied. The variety of entertainment on offer in an evening also means that there is something for everyone, from musical shows to comedy acts. Families often choose cruise holidays for the choice of activities alone.