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About us

www.cruisesalefinder.com.au is a website of Cruise Republic which seeks out the best sale prices for Australian cruise lovers. Since launching our business in January 2009 we have sent over 100,000 cruise lovers on a holiday of their dreams. This level of booking volume enables us to negotiate the best deals and has seen us develop well structured and efficient systems, with state of the art technology, to ensure uncompromising accuracy in the handling of travel reservations. Our team of cruise professionals all have cruise experience, and are passionate about cruising. Our combined cruise experience has seen us cruise the South Pacific, New Zealand, Alaska, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Europe. Cruise Republic Ltd is a proud member of the Cruise Lines International Association - Australasia (CLIA) and a member of the Travel Compensation Fund - (Federal Government) Licence Number - 32868

Meet our cruise specialists

Sarah
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Sarah Team Leader

Favourite ship: Queen Mary 2
Favourite destination: Los Angeles and Las Vegas
Best cruise tip: Although cruising is a cashless society it is always a good idea to take some small amounts of local currencies to make purchases when you are ashore.

I love cruising! It is a great way to see the world and make new friends. I have travelled to Western, Southern and Eastern Caribbean, the Mediterranean, South Pacific, New Zealand and Mexico. All of them have been fantastic trips. I enjoy being able to unpack once, being surrounded by friendly staff from all over the world and being able to see several destinations in one trip.

Sam
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Sam Product and Groups Manager

Favourite ship: Queen Mary 2
Favourite destination: Tahiti and Croatia
Best cruise tip: Try to check out and book some of your shore excursions before you leave. There's something to suit everyone from tasting the local cuisine to high read more...

I have been working in the travel industry for 8+ years with the majority of this time selling cruises to every corner of the world! I have travelled to the South Pacific, Australia, NZ, Canada, Indonesia and most recently through Europe. I've been lucky enough to travel on P&O (past and present ships), Princess, Cunard, Royal Caribbean & Carnival Cruises with the desire to do more.

Kirsty
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Kirsty Manager

Favourite ship: Celebrity Solstice
Favourite destination: Croatia & Turkey
Best cruise tip: Check out which ports are famous for what souvenir so you don't purchase everything at the first port of call. Leave plenty of room in your suitcase read more...

I have worked in travel since 2003 after living abroad in New York, Calgary and London. I took 5 months off in 2009 to travel around Africa, Spain, Turkey and Croatia. Cruising is an awesome way to travel and I love seeing the growth as more and more Australians & Kiwis get to experience the wonder of "unpacking once" and not lifting a finger for the whole holiday!

Ryan
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Ryan General Manager

Favourite ship: Pacific Princess
Favourite destination: Mazatlan, Mexico
Best cruise tip: Your cabin steward is the most important crew member on the cruise. Look after them, and they will help make your cruise a very memorable experience.

I was employed as the District Sales Manager for Carnival Australia, based in NZ, before setting up Cruises Online, now Cruise Republic, (the owners of this website) in 2008. I am passionate about cruising and have enjoyed many voyages to and around destinations such as Alaska, Mexico, South Pacific and New Zealand. I have cruised on Pacific Dawn, Pacific Jewel, Pacific Pearl, Pacific Sun, Pacific Star, Sun Princess, Golden Princess, Pacific Princess, Royal Princess, Celebrity Solstice, Celebrity Silhouette, Voyager of the Seas, Carnival Spirit and Carnival Pride.

Jimmy
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Jimmy Cruise Specialist

Favourite ship: Carnival Victory
Favourite destination: Bahamas
Best cruise tip: Cabins as close to the centre of the ship are the way to go.

I love to travel and have journeyed throughout most of the world. Returning to New Zealand after several years of traveling and cruising, I began employment in the travel industry. I have recently made the move in to cruising as I think its a fantastic way to see the world and explore countries you have never been to before. Everything is taken care of when you're on a cruise. Its an awesome way to meet people and the best value for money holiday so why wouldn't you?!

Claire
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Claire Cruise Specialist

Favourite ship: Dawn Princess
Favourite destination: South Africa and Canada
Best cruise tip: Take time to explore on board as there are so many exciting things to see and do while at sea.

I got into the travel industry straight after university, working for Qantas Airways Ltd. Then I decided to see the world myself and travelled to Tahiti, Canada and South Africa. I am very passionate about travel and I think cruising is a great way to see a number of different destinations.

Josina
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Josina Cruise Specialist

Favourite ship: Diamond Princess, MSC Cruises ships
Favourite destination: Croatia/New York
Best cruise tip: Cruises are a great way to meet new people, so make sure you sit at a large table, even if you have 'Anytime Dining' and join in on the fun.

I have been working in the Cruise Industry for 5 years now. I worked in the United Kingdom for 2 years, as well as Australia and New Zealand. I have been able to go on many International ships and sell some amazing Cruise holiday packages to destinations such as Alaska, Caribbean and the Mediterranean. Apart from my cruise experience I have also traveled around Europe, United States, New Zealand, Australia and more. I have enjoyed visiting many great cities and ports.

Alexandrea
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Alexandrea Cruise Specialist

Favourite ship: Queen Mary 2
Favourite destination: Greece
Best cruise tip: Make sure to book early if you’re wanting to take the family away over the school holidays – you don’t want to miss out and the ships fill up fast!

I made the move to the cruising industry after completing my studies in Travel & Tourism. I always loved the idea of Cruising as you get to see so many different places and only have to unpack once! I have travelled throughout New Zealand, Australia and the beautiful South Pacific Islands.

Amy
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Amy Cruise Specialist

Favourite ship: Pacific Pearl
Favourite destination: Thailand
Best cruise tip: If you plan on spending any down time in your room away from the cruising social scene, book a balcony cabin and take in the ocean views!

I have been working within the travel industry for the past two years and have recently made the move into cruising. I've traveled throughout Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Bali, the USA and the UAE. I have a love for tourism and experiencing new cultures!

Cameron
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Cameron Cruise Specialist

Favourite ship: Dawn Princess
Favourite destination: Germany / Croatia
Best cruise tip: Pre-book Drinks Packages and Shore Tours when possible to make the most of your enjoyment onboard.

I've been involved in the travel industry for 3 years now, after catching the travel bug while I was overseas in Europe I decided this was the industry I was most passionate about and wanted to focus on. After doing a lot of cruises for my customers I decided this was an area I wanted to focus on as I think it's a great way to travel and see a number of different destinations and cultures in one trip and with only having to unpack just ONCE! In my travels I have been to England, Majority of Europe, Doha, Thailand, Hong Kong, Macau, and Fiji. My next planned destination will be the USA.

Charles
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Charles Cruise Specialist

Favourite destination: Europe

I have been in the travel industry now for 10years selling air and land packages but have just moved into the exciting world of cruising as this is now the fastest growing part of the industry. My love of travel has taken me all over the world but now I am ready to see it by cruising!

Bevan
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Bevan Cruise Specialist

Favourite destination: Japan

My 4 years experience as a retail travel agent has given me the opportunity to see the world; mostly by air. Now entering into the exciting and rapidly expanding world of cruising, I am looking forward to experiencing travel from a different perspective!

Jordan
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Jordan Cruise Specialist

Favourite ship: Celebrity Solstice
Favourite destination: Fiji
Best cruise tip: Book on decks 6-8 as close as you can to the centre of the boat and pay the little bit extra for a balcony..worth it every time :)

I have been in the travel industry now for over 5 years after stints living abroad in England, Spain, Mexico and Argentina. I took 10 months over 2009/2010 to fulfil a life-long dream and travelled throughout South America. Cruising is a great way to travel with family, a group of friends or your partner for a relaxing getaway and the best thing I like about it is I only have to unpack once and I still get to see all these amazing places!!

Lisa
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Lisa Cruise Specialist

Favourite ship: Pacific Dawn
Favourite destination: Cradle Mountain
Best cruise tip: Book a mid ship cabin if you get sea sick.

I have worked in the cruise industry for the past 3 years and have traveled through out Australia and the South Pacific. Cruising is the best way to visit many ports and meet great people!

Amy Mc
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Amy Mc Cruise Specialist

Favourite ship: Crown Princess
Favourite destination: Venice
Best cruise tip: Get to know the crew onboard your ship especially the Bar Staff. They are the people who know all the best places to visit in the ports of call and read more...

I love to travel and have been lucky enough to see most of the world during 12 years working for Princess Cruises as Food and Beverage Manager. I have a passion for cruising and believe its the best way to go on holiday as you only need to unpack once and you can do as much or as little as you like with your time onboard.