Dawn Princess

In your harbour 28 January to 4 Feb


28 January
Pacific Dawn will arrive and depart Sydney same day
Millenium will sail into Melbourne and leave same day
29 January
Diamond Princess will visit Sydney and leave for New Zealand on the same day
30 January
Volendam will arrive in Burnie, Tasmania and sail again the same day
31 January
Volendam will arrive and depart Melbourne
Pacific Sun will visit Brisbane for the day
Millenium will arrive into Sydney and depart again
1 February
Dawn Princess will visit Sydney for the day
Nautica will arrive in Hobart and leave that evening
2 February
Volendam will sail into Sydney and leave at 18:30
Diamond Princess will visit Hobart for the day
Athena will visit Adelaide and leave that afternoon
Lots happening – and new cruise deals coming through every day. Want to find out more about any cruise? I’m happy to help – my email is martin@travelchoice.com.au

Sailings for week 5 to 10 January 2009


Ports are busy at this time of year as ships come and go for their Pacific seasons – all these ships are staying in the Southern Hemisphere. Ships visiting Australian ports this week are:
5 January
Celebrity Millenium, Volendam and Diamond Princess sailed into and from Sydney
Nautica arrived in Brisbane and left the same day
6 January
Rhapsody of the Seas arrives and departs Sydney for New Zealand
7 January
Nautica arrives in Sydney and stays overnight, sailing the next day (photo of Nautica taken at Circular Quay on 7 Jan.)
Volendam arrives in Melbourne and departs the same day
8 January
Pacific Dawn arrives in Sydney
Rhapsody of the Seas arrives in Melbourne and leaves same day, Celebrity Millenium arrives and stays overnight
9 January
Dawn Princess returns to Sydney and leaves same day
Fremantle will welcome Athena which departs same day
10 January
Pacific Sun visits Brisbane for the day
Nautica will visit Melbourne and leave the same day
Do email me – martin@travelchoice.com.au if you would like information on any of these ships and their itineraries. Or you can call Sydney time between 9 and 5 – 2 9968 1600.

This Week’s Deals


South Pacific Wonders Special $999.00*
Rhapsody of the Seas (see below for information on this ship) cruises New Caledonia, departing 2 April 2009 from Sydney. Prices start at $999.00*
11 nights on board – here is the itinerary.
2 April departs Sydney
3-4 April at sea
5 April, Noumea, New Caledonia
6 April, Mystery Island, Vanuatu
7 April, at sea
8 April, Luganville, Vanuatu
9 April, Vila, Vanuatu
10 April, Isle of Pines, New Caledonia
11-12 April, at sea
13 April returns Sydney
Email me – martin@travelchoice.com.au with your questions

Here are a few more of the current deals:
Sail on the Queen Victoria from Sydney to Bangkok from $8.049.00
Departs Sydney 20 Feb 2010
Duration: 31 night
Price includes:

  • One-way economy class airfare with Singapore Airlines from Bangkok
  • Transfers in Bangkok
  • Free stopover in Singapore at the Fairmont for one night
  • and all the benefits of sailing on the beautiful Queen Victoria.

18 night Pacific & Hawaii Discovery on the Dawn Princess (see below for more info on this ship) from $2,799.00
Departs Honolou 5 May 2009
Flight upgrades available…
We can tell you more about this and any deal you see advertised..
email Martin@travelchoice.com.au
*Conditions apply

Cruising into your harbour

This week
December 22
Silver Whisper sails into Melbourne and out again
December 23
Silver Whisper sails into Burnie Tasmania and out again
Rhapsody of the Seas arrives in Sydney again (see below) and leaves the next day.
December 24
Silver Whisper sails into Hobart and leaves the same day
December 27
Pacific Dawn returns to Sydney and leaves the same day
December 28
Dawn Princess returns to Sydney and sails the same day.

Cruise ships in town

It’s a busy time of year. If you are new to cruising or a cruise ship ‘spotter’ you will have plenty to look out for. I’ll try to keep you up to date with their comings and goings but if there is something you would like to know about a ship – or a cruise please email me. martin@travelchoice.com.au

Here is a cruise calendar for the next few days.
On Thursday 18 December

Dawn Princess arrives in Sydney,
Silver Whisper arrives in Brisbane,
Sun Princess arrives in Melbourne

On Saturday 20th
Silver Whisper arrives in Sydney
Pacific Sun arrives in Brisbane
Athena arrives in Fremantle.