Luxury Cruise Liners
Cruise ships can be some of the most lavish ways to spend a holiday, with luxury facilities and expensive suites ready for a special treat or a perfect honeymoon.
What is the world's most luxurious cruise ship?
Oasis of the Seas, made by Royal Caribbean, was the most expensive cruise ship ever made, costing $1.4 billion to build. The ship is 18 decks tall and is 362 metres in length, making it also one of the largest cruise ships ever made. Not only this, but the ship is also luxurious due to its vast selection of refined and thrilling activities that are incomparable with those on other ships.
The Oasis of the Seas has its own park, with over 12,000 trees on it, and an Aquatheatre with spectacular aquatic shows. There is also a 600-metre running track along with amazing versions of the usual cruise ship amenities such as a surf simulator and spa.
What is the most expensive cruise ship in the world?
Currently, the title of most expensive cruise ship is the Symphony of the Seas, made by Royal Caribbean and costing approximately $1.5bn to build. The largest suite on the ship is spread across two floors and is over 1,300 feet, making it perfect for families of up to 8 people. In this room, there is a slide to get between floors, an air hockey table, a ping pong table and a whirlpool hot tub on the balcony of the room. If that wasn't enough, the suite is also home to a personal cinema and a butler. This experience costs a whopping £50,000.
Even if you decide to travel on one of these luxury cruise liners, you should ensure that you take out cruise travel insurance to cover you in the event of unforeseen circumstances.
If you have £50,000 to spare, this might be the perfect holiday for those that want to simply sit back and relax with a ship full of amenities at your fingertips, and even in your room itself.
If you found the tips and insights into cruising useful, then check out our other helpful articles on this topic.
- Using your phone on a cruise
- Cruising with dietary requirements
- Cheapest cruises
- Best Caribbean Cruises
- Cruise vaccinations
- Do I need a visa for cruising?
- Dealing with Seasickness
- Cruise ship FAQs
- Most luxurious cruise lines
- When is the best month to cruise?
- What should I pack for a cruise?
- How do I pay for things onboard?
- What travel documents do I need for cruising?
- How to stay safe on a cruise
- What not to bring on a cruise
- How to save money on a cruise
- Should I book a cruise holiday in 2022/23?
Holiday Extras Travel Insurance is sold and administered by Holiday Extras Cover Limited who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority under registration number 828848.
Holiday Extras™ is a Trading Name of Holiday Extras Cover Limited
Holiday Extras Travel Insurance is provided by Taurus Insurance Services, an insurance intermediary licenced and authorised in Gibraltar by the Financial Services Commission under Permission Number 5566 and authorised to passport general insurance intermediary services into the UK and registered with the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK under registration number 444830.
The insurance is underwritten by Great Lakes Insurance SE. Great Lakes Insurance SE is a German insurance company with its headquarters at Königinstrasse 107, 80802 Munich. UK Branch office: 10 Fenchurch Avenue, London, EC3M 5BN, company number SE000083. Great Lakes Insurance SE, UK Branch, is authorised and regulated by Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht. Deemed authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority. Firm Reference Number: 769884. Subject to regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority and limited regulation by the Prudential Regulation Authority. Details of the Temporary Permissions Regime, which allows EEA-based firms to operate in the UK for a limited period while seeking full authorisation, are available on the Financial Conduct Authority’s website.