Avoid Airport hassles and cruise direct from Auckland. From 3 - 4 night mini cruises right up to line voyages to the UK & Europe, or full round the world options. Most cruise lines visit during the Kiwi summer (September to April) During Winter (April to August) P&O Pacific Aria cruises direct from Auckland to the South Pacific Islands and is often a much cheaper option than a traditional flying holiday. Check back regularly for new options.