World cruises are making waves with adventure seekers who have the time and money to circumnavigate the globe. While world cruising isn’t necessarily a new concept – the first continuous world cruise set sail in Europe more than 80 years ago – the amenities and immersive experiences have come a long way. So, check off your bucket list with a single trip and bask in luxury on one of our favorite world cruises.

The Finest World Tour: Silversea Silver Whisper

150 days, Ft. Lauderdale to New York City, January 2021

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Six continents, 34 countries, 107 destinations and unlimited possibly await aboard the Silver Whisper. Awe-inspiring port cities brimming with culture and history include Lima, Auckland, Bali, Tokyo, Mumbai, and Athens. Have dinner in the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, enjoy the spectacular rose-red city of Petra, and dine poolside at the Governor’s resident in Myanmar. The extravagance carries over to the ship with four amazing restaurants, relaxing treatments at Zagara Beauty spa and quiet evenings spent reading in the library.

New Ultimate World Cruise: Viking Sun

245 Days, London to London, August 2019

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Explore more cities in one cruise than most people experience in a lifetime. With an itinerary of 111 fascinating cities, you’ll have the opportunity to dive into the cultures and customs of local ports with overnights in 23 destinations. Take in the beauty of the Scottish Highlands, swim in the blue thermal springs outside of Reykjavik and step into the Patagonia wilderness of Puerto Chacabuco. Explore all the wonders from the comfort of your luxurious stateroom. For the ultimate luxury experience, book the Owners Suite, which features a living room, private library, and complimentary shore excursions with a private car a driver.

World Cruise: Regent Seven Seas Mariner

131 Nights, Miami to Miami, January 2020

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With roundtrip airfare, activities and excursions, Regent is one of the best all-inclusive luxury cruise lines. You’ll visit amazing countries like Samoa, French Polynesia, and New Zealand. You can also take part in events like the Gala at the San Francisco Ritz Carlton and the Renaissance Revival at Tuscan Estate in Livorno. Adding to the allure of a Regent cruise is the complimentary open bar, lounges, and free medical care. Onboard offerings enhance your days at sea with daytime enrichment and exquisite dining at Mariner’s signature restaurant.

World Cruise: Crystal Serenity

105 Nights, Miami to Rome, January 2020

From Miami sail the Southern Hemisphere to exciting ports, passing through the Panama Canal. A few highlights of your voyage include Huatulco, French Polynesia, Tahit, and Phuket.  Expect to be met with anticipatory service and gracious hospitality, making your home away from home a perfect retreat. From butler-serviced penthouses to world-class entertainment, there is no shortage of luxury and class aboard Serenity.

The World Voyage: Cunard Queen Mary II

99 nights, Southampton to Southampton , January 2020

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Sail with the cruise line that started it all more than 80 years ago, Cunard. Unlike most other cruises, the Queen Mary II sails eastbound heading first to the Mediterranean and then Asia. This is then followed by a complete circumnavigation of Australia before heading to the Indian Ocean and Africa. Some of the exciting ports include Petra, Dubai, and Ho Chi Minh City. With first-class accommodations and attentive service, life on board will be as extravagant as the exotic destinations you visit.