Five Reasons Why You Should Set Sail with Costa Cruises


With 14 cruise ships sailing to destinations all around the world, Costa Cruises is one of the largest cruise lines in the industry. Despite the cruise company’s size, Costas Cruises is relatively unknown outside of Europe. Learn why you should pick this Italian cruise line for your next cruise holiday!

Costa Cruises is fun

Sailing with Costa Cruises is like a party at sea! From its showstopping entertainment and raging discos on its massive ships, Costa will make sure you’re always on the go. From your days on board spent poolside and your nights hitting the dance floors, the fun just doesn’t stop.

Families can catch an immersive show at the 4D cinema, go head to head in the laser obstacle course, and bring the little ones to meet the children’s television favourite Peppa Pig. For adults-only fun, you can dance the night away to live music, enjoy cooking demonstrations, and imbibe ice-cold beers and masterfully mixed cocktails. Sounds like it’s time for an Aperol Spritz!

Costa Cruises is affordable

Costa Cruises offers cruise deals at incredible prices, making cruising more affordable and accessible than ever. A seven-night cruise in the Mediterranean can go for as low as $650 AUD, and a week-long cruise through Asia can start at just $800 AUD. You’ll save even more if you’re travelling with your family or in a large group. Take advantage of Costa’s low cruise fares and save your money to spend on shore.

Cruise1st will even get you there. If you book a packaged Costa cruise deal with us, not only will you be rewarded with an unbeatable fare, but you will also get to enjoy return international flights from Australia and hotel accommodation for your pre- and post-cruise itineraries.

people at the Aperol Spritz Bar on Costa Cruises ship

Costa Cruises is genuinely Italian

From the traditional cuisine served in rustic onboard restaurants to the charming décor, Costa Cruises is an authentic slice of Italy. Sip on a cappuccino or an espresso to start your day, treat yourself to a classic pizza Margherita at lunchtime, take your tastebuds on a ride at dinner with traditional Italian dishes, and end your day with – nothing other than – creamy gelato.

Regardless of your destination, the design of Costa Cruises’ fleet will whisk your mind away to beloved Mediterranean hotspots. The laidback Southern European attitude is reflected in the relaxed onboard atmosphere.

You’re bound to meet Europeans from a handful of countries on board. Most Costa Cruises passengers hail from Italy, France, and Spain, but a good bunch also come from England, Germany, and Russia. If you’re looking for a cruise holiday you’ll never forget, what better way to do so than with an authentic European holiday?

Costa Cruises is technologically advanced

Stay connected during your voyage with the award-winning Costa App. With this free smartphone application, passengers have access to real-time information about the ports of call on the itinerary, onboard activities, and the weather. The app also allows you to make restaurant reservations and has a messaging function, so passengers can text one another at sea. Bid adieu to weak wireless connections that cost a fortune. The Costa App will help you get the most out of your cruise!

Costa Smeralda from Costa Cruises

Costa Cruises is sustainable.

Sustainability is a growing topic in the cruise industry, and Costa Cruises is blazing trails. Even years before the laws came into effect, Costa’s fleet was already running on low-pollution marine fuels. All Costa ships are equipped with “Advanced Air Quality Systems” – exhaust gas cleaning systems that ensure high air quality on board.

One of Costa Cruises’ latest ships, Costa Smeralda, will run completely on liquefied natural gas. LNG is the maritime fuel that burns the cleanest. When you’re sailing with Costa, you can feel confident that you’re sailing green!

Are you ready to book your dream holiday with Costa Cruises? Then give our Australia-based cruise experts a call on 1300 857 345. Not quite ready? Then check out our hottest cruise deals with Costa!

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