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Star Cruises Cruises

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SuperStar Virgo

About Star Cruises Cruises

Star Cruises was founded in 1993 with the mission of encouraging Asian travelers to cruise, as well as to attract North American, Australian, European and British cruisers to explore the variety of cultures, cuisines and holiday experiences the Asia Pacific region has to offer.

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Star Cruises Cruise Tips, Activities, and Overview

Who goes on Star Cruises cruise ships?

The vast majority (as in more than 90 percent) of cruisers on Star Cruises are from Asia, including China, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, India and Thailand. A small percentage comes from Australia and New Zealand and an even smaller percentage from North America and the U.K. The line caters to travelers of all ages, as well as to families with a robust kids program.

Do I have to dress up on a Star Cruises cruise?

Sometimes. Star Cruises requests smart-casual attire during the daytime and most evenings, although you are asked to dress more elegantly when eating at one of the fine dining restaurants. Smarter wear is also recommended on gala nights. Flip-flops and beachwear are generally discouraged indoors.

Is everything free on Star Cruises cruises?

No. Meals in the main restaurants are complimentary, as is most entertainment but that's about it. You'll have to pay extra for beverages (including paying a corkage charge if you bring your own alcoholic beverage to any of the dining outlets), meals in specialty restaurants, snacks outside of set meal times, shore excursions, select shows and onboard activities, spa treatments and service charges.

What are Star Cruises’s most popular activities?

Activities in the ports of call keep most cruisers busy during the day. Onboard, dining is a major draw for cruisers with several restaurants of varying cuisine styles on every ship. When not in port, you'll find card rooms full of mah jongg players and the onboard shows, which feature flexible Chinese acrobats -- always draw a crowd, as are the very popular karaoke facilities.

Why go with Star Cruises?

  • Markets to Asian travelers, but global cruisers are welcome
  • Wide range of Asian cuisine with Chinese, Japanese and Indian specialty restaurants
  • Offers Asia cruising year-round

Best for: Cruisers from China, Japan, Singapore and India; or anyone with a strong connection to Asia

Not for: Anyone opposed to paying extra for onboard dining

Star Cruises Cruises Cruiser Reviews

Best for First Time Cruisers: 5 Nights is Not Enough, Lol

Well it was my first time going on a cruise so I think it was alright.All I can say is it was a stressful shore excursion so keep that in mind when going to China.Read More
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Lucy Stephanie

First Time Cruiser

Age 30s

Superstar Libra cruise from Port Klang to Medan, Phuket and Penang (May 2018)

c) For those who want to have lunch, can proceed to the restaurants (before sailing): Ocean Restaurant (Chinese cuisine) at deck 4 (set menu but can refill with small buffet varieties).2) For any baggage bigger than cabin size, you’ll need to first check-in your baggage before going up to 2nd floor for check-in.Read More
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2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

Needs Small Details to Improve

Ship sports amenities, only one of my kids was able to go swimming, and she didnt get to use the slide, The slide, does not end in the main pool, so it is a water slide all on its own, which I guess is nice to prevent Sliders hitting people on the bottom.First they only will allow cruisers to eat at one of the dining areas per meal schedule, you can't eat lunch at Star Dining and go up to Lido (buffet) if you want the dessert there.Read More
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2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

New Port of Call - Medan

Disappointing to see the service has deteriorated significantly from previous cruises and the new port of call Medan seem to be poorly planned.The new port of call Medan is very poorly organised.Read More
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6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

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