Cruise International Dec/Jan 2020 is out now, offering even more news, top tips and inspiration for your next holiday, as well as a free guide to cruising in association with Marella Cruises.


Highlights of the December/January 2020 issue include:

Hot destinations


As the end of the year draws ever closer, in Cruise International Dec/Jan we look ahead to 2020 and the destinations everyone will be talking about. From Japan, host of the next Olympics, to emerging hotspots such as Puerto Rico to countries like Egypt that are returning to the limelight.

Rhône River Cruise with Floella Cruise-International-DecJan-Floella

Baroness Floella Benjamin, OBE, reports back on her first-ever river cruise: a voyage along the Rhône from Marseille to Lyon with Avalon Waterways.

Perfect Day review


Cruise International Contributing Editor Sara Macefield and her family went on a Royal Caribbean cruise to St Maarten, St Thomas and Perfect Day – the cruise line’s new private island retreat bursting with thrills and chills.

Celebrity chef recipes


P&O Cruises’ Food Hero Eric Landlard shares two festive treats from his Afternoon Tea cookbook, the perfect recipes to get you baking this winter.

Saga Cruises Iceland voyage


Sally Hales went on a Wild About Iceland cruise with Saga Cruises and discovers soaring peaks, hot springs and mind-blowing scenery. Find out what makes the island a once-in-a-lifetime cruise destination.

And lots more…

A review of a Celestyal Cruises island-hopping adventure around the Greek Isles will have you dreaming of sandy beaches, crystal clear waters and sunny skies, while travel writer Gary Buchanan delves into the lesser travelled section of the Danube on a Viking cruise from Budapest to Bucharest.

There’s a round-up of seven of the best off-the-beaten-track destinations to visit by cruise and a Copenhagen city guide will be the perfect companion on your next visit to the Danish capital.

Our Celebrity Travels page this issue features Rachel Johnson, author, journalist and one of the special guests at the recent British Cruise Awards 2019. And all the winning and highly commended cruise lines from this annual event are rounded up in our awards coverage.

You also have the chance to win a Star Clippers Thailand cruise in our latest competition.

Plus, the issue includes Your Free Guide to Cruising in association with Marella Cruises.

Cruise International December/January 2020 is available at WH Smith and other retailers, or you can buy if from the Chelsea Magazine Company shop.