CRUISES

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More and more travellers and families are choosing cruises as a way to get a whole new perspective on a destination.

A cruise offers you unlimited travelling luxury while packing each day with a host of activities and sights or just giving you the flexibility to relax, all to the background of the world’s most spectacular views.

 

 

    1. Whenever possible, especially in certain countries we recommend taking either the airport limousine, or a hotel pick up.

    2. Try to keep your wallet and valuables safely secured in a handbag or in one of your hand luggage.

    3. Change some money into the local currency before you depart.Keep a small amount of this local currency, easily accessible in a pocket or something, and away from the majority of your well earned money.


    1. Keep your valuables, passport and extra cash in the hotel Safe.
    2. Never leave valuables in soft/material bags with pockets even if they are padlocked.
    3. Never get drunk and invite a stranger to your room.
    4. Avoid letting your plans be known to strangers
    5. Spend some time with the toel tourist desk to help you with your itinerary of the sight seeing.

    1. Try to look as if you know where you are going, this may not be so easy, if after all it is the first ever time in that country, but even still look confident as IF you know.
    2. Carrying maps around looking perplexed, and stopping to look at monuments or buildings, obviously shows that you are from out of town, and may attract the wrong type of attention.
    3. Using travellers cheques, will always be helpful, as will using a credit card for any purchases made so that you can take advantage of the additional insurance offered.
    4. Do NOT pull large amounts of cash out of your pocket.
    5. Do NOT accept drinks from anybody that you have just met, especially if in dubious surroundings or do not know, they could be laced with any type of concoction.
    6. Try not to go on "wonderful trips" or to a "super shopping centre" rides with people who approach you in the street. Ask your concierge or read through this site.
    7. Check on your first day whether you need to reconfirm your next flight, if so do it then.

    1. Try to go to bed a little earlier a few days before you leave and get as much sleep as you can during your flight.
    2. Many side-effects of jet lag are the result of dehydration, so avoid alcohol, coffee, tea and other caffeinated beverages and drink plenty of water during your flight.
    3. Eat lightly on your flight and forego rich or exotic foods on the first few days of your trip so that you can use your energy to adjust to your new surroundings rather than to digest your food.
    4. Exercising on a long flight will help alleviate such common discomforts as backaches, swollen legs and feet and general fatigue. Stretch at regular intervals and walk up and down the aisles of the plane from time to time to prevent dangerous blood clots from forming.
    5. Finally, take it easy on the day you arrive so that you can take advantage of your trip at a leisurely pace and establish a routine in sync with the local time.

  • Star Cruises is large Asian cruise line with modern ships sailings primarily out of Singapore, Hong Kong, and Malaysia. It offers both casino-oriented short cruises and leisure-oriented long cruises

    Fleet Under Star Cruises:

    SuperStar Virgo

    SuperStar Virgo takes you to places where the sun, sea, people and culture blend colourfully well. It offers endless entertainment with first class dining. 

    SuperStar Libra

    SuperStar Libra is designed to meet the changing needs of today’s passengers, challenging the conventional model of cruising by providing a more relaxed, resort-style cruise, complete with flexibility and non-intrusive services of the highest standard. Fun onboard and fun on land.

    SuperStar Aquarius

    Take a break from the daily routine and come aboard SuperStar Aquarius to experience an array of dining, entertainment and recreation options.


    1. Create anticipation for the family trip by starting a countdown calendar with perhaps a photo or illustration of the destination. Let kids pack their own bags. Decide what type of clothing (preferably loose and comfortable), but allow them to choose their favorites and to pack a special toy. In a carry-on bag, pack some hard candies and gum, hand wipes, tissues, books, paper, markers in a small, tightly sealed plastic bag and perhaps a surprise toy for each child.
    2. Update immunizations for the entire family. If traveling abroad, check with public health authorities for advisable additional vaccines. Depending on the destination and duration of stay, the following immunizations may be recommended (although some cannot be given to infants and young children):
      - Hepatitis B vaccine
      - Typhoid vaccine
      - Hepatitis A vaccine
      - Immune globulin
      - Yellow Fever vaccine
      - Japanese B Encephalitis vaccine
      - Meningococcal vaccine
      - Rabies vaccine
       
    3. Allow plenty of time for check-in and also between connecting flights. Arriving early to board together prevents last minute delays and confusion, especially with the new security regulations. Be sure to have a safety plan in case anyone gets separated at the airport. Discuss where to meet and what to do.
    4. Review screening procedures with children before entering security checkpoints so they will not be frightened by the process.
    5. Bring a child/infant seat on board that meets current safety standards and is not more than 16 inches wide. The Federal Aviation Administration recommends that children weighing less than 40 pounds be placed in child/infant seats.
    6. The best coach seats to have when flying with small children are the first row in economy class. There's a lot of legroom, and you'll be removed from most of the plane when the kids get cranky from the long flight.
    7. Getting your seat assignment in advance can help ensure families are seated together and that children and adults will be seated next to each other.
    8. Bring bottled water to drink and lotion to apply to skin to rehydrate during the dry flight; gum, pacifiers and bottles to reduce air pressure on the children's ears; and a variety of toys in carry-on bags to keep the child's interest from waning.
    9. Have a daily schedule planned with some flexible, free time for each family member.
    10. Provide friends or relatives with phone numbers and addresses of hotels where the family will stay, transportation information and emergency contact information.
    11. Put safety first by avoiding a myriad of possible accidents. Bring outlet protectors and make a sweep of balconies and bathrooms for any potential dangers.
    12. SOME EXTRA PRECAUTIONS: If your vacation includes a trip to a pool, ocean, water park or any other place involving water, the number one rule is to never let children venture off alone. Even if they know how to swim, children should wear a life jacket at all times.
    13. Always bring a hat with a wide brim and sunscreen of at least 30 SPF to shield children's skin from the sun's harmful rays. Sun poisoning can ruin any vacation. It is important to bring along needed medications. Diarrhea treatments (although these should not be given to very young children), pain relievers, insect repellants, antihistamines and adhesive bandages are good staples.
    14. To prevent diseases spread by drinking contaminated water, use only bottled or boiled water to mix formula and juices, or simply go with pre-mixed liquid formula whenever possible, if an infant is not being nursed.
    15. MOST IMPORTANTLY...Maintain a good sense of humor while traveling to give your children a vacation to remember in spite of any unforeseen obstacles.

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