What our Clients Say
To Hardy and his wonderful team of support people. A big THANK YOU for the memorable 5 day R&R we have just completed: 3 days on Golden Princess, 1 day in Melbourne culminating with the train journey home, partly on The Spirit of Progress and then the renewed motor rail to Sydney. Every detail was attended to. The train trip was awesome. No time to be bored!!! It was like being on the cruiseship. Breakfast, lunch and dinner provided with morning and afternoon snacks and of course the wonderful "happy hour" with beer, bubbles and chips. A big thank you also must go to the "train" staff for all their work. Congratulations and well done!
Stefanie and Wally, NSW, Intercapital Daylight Rail & Sail, November 2016
It surpasssed our expectations in each respect. Having experienced many cruises with Princess Cruises we knew what to expect with the cruise element. The organisation of the ship to hotel was a credit to all concerned; particularly so when taking into account the demographic of some of your clients and the inevitable mobility problems inherent. We had taken time to “google “ the Vibe Hotel prior to joining your tour and were pleasantly surprised to discover it was even better than expected. the front desk were most obliging and our room excellent. The Tram dinner was very good and the walk to and from well led and at a pace suitable for we “oldies”; well done Richard. Well done also with the organising of joining of The Spirit of Progress. While we both enjoyed the comfort of the Spirit of Progress. We enjoyed the rail motor more than the Spirit. This I believe was as a consequence of the constant attention provided by your selves and the Motor staff. We though the selected stop points on route Seymour to Sydney were well worked out; enabling time to stretch the legs was a good thought. The lunch meal was very good; well prepared and efficiently and courteously served. As were the delicious rolls and beverages out of Goulburn. The constant snacks and beverage service did the trick and were well appreciated. Overall we enjoyed ourselves immensely. Thank you for enabling us to be part of Australian travel history!
Barry and Margaret, NSW, Intercapital Daylight Rail & Sail, November 2016
We were fortunate enough to participate in the above trip which departed from Sydney on 11 November. Sorry we are a bit late sending this email but life is always busy when you are retired!! It was a most enjoyable trip and, once again, very well organised by Cruise Express from start to finish. The Melbourne Tramcar was one of the highlights and is an excellent way to see some of Melbourne for those new to the city. The Spirit of Progress was fabulous and very nostalgic for both of us as we had travelled on it as children – just a few years ago!! Hardy, Richard, Craig and Warren worked very hard to look after all of us and give us a lot of laughs. Keep up the good work.
Pam and Ian, NSW, Intercapital Daylight Rail & Sail, November 2016
Finally found the time to write my “official” thanks and congratulations on a most enjoyable and impressive occasion. I don’t know where to start. The whole trip was a wonderful experience that I will never forget. The Golden Princess was a delight, huge, comfortable, the staff could not do enough for you, spacious and well laid out cabin, excellent entertainment, wonderful food with plenty of variety. The Vibe Savoy was excellent and was certainly well located particularly in view of our very early departure on the Tuesday. The Restaurant Tram was excellent, my second experience of it and I was not disappointed. The food, drinks and service all of a very high standard added to the pleasure of gliding through the streets of Melbourne and suburbs while enjoying. The rail journey home was both interesting and enjoyable. The Spirit cars were impressive and most comfortable. I love travelling on a train all day! The breakfast boxes were a great idea and the lunch at Junee was excellent. The extra niceties of ‘happy hour’ and food after Goulburn were a pleasant surprise and well apreciated by all. The Rail Motor Society are good hosts and rail operators all adding to the enjoyment of the trip. Added to all this was the excellent service provided by Cruise Express. All arrangements were meticulously organised. Richard, a special thanks for the cab view of the Bethungra Spiral, that was very thoughful of you and was vey much appreciated!
John, Rockdale, NSW, Intercapital Daylight Rail & Sail, November 2016
“I’ve been on 2 Bravo cruises with Royal Caribbean and they were just wonderful - wall-to-wall entertainment by such great Australian talent. If you saw these amazing artists on land and paid for dinner each time it would cost quite a lot but it’s all included in the cruise so I thought it was great value and I look forward to doing another in the future.”
Margaret, Caringbah, NSW
“The 2 Bravo cruises we did were wonderful. We love musical theatre so it was great to see so many excellent shows, especially when some of the acts jammed together as part of less formal shows in the smaller lounges which was very special. We made some friends on our first Bravo cruise last year and we cruised with them again on this year’s Bravo cruise. I think music cruisers like this offer first rate entertainment and excellent value.”
Barry, Kensington, NSW