Best itinerary 7-night Galapagos Islands (year round from September 2013)
Weakness Specialty-restaurant surcharges.
Must do Make the most of your butler - provided for all guests.
Best itinerary 23-night Antarctica, Patagonia and South Georgia Island (11 December 2013)
Weakness Older ships lack decent balconies.
Must do Caviar in the surf; massage on deck.
3Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Best itinerary 7-night round trip from Vancouver to Alaska (22 May 2013)
Weakness Butler service is only for some suites.
Must do Enjoy free shore excursions in every port.
Best itinerary 7-night Monte Carlo to Valletta, Malta (8 June 2013)
Alcohol Not included
Weakness Onboard language on some voyages is German.
Must do Michelin-starred chef Dieter Müller's restaurant.
5Sea Dream Yacht Club
Where Amazon, Adriatic, Black Sea, Mediterranean, Caribbean, Transatlantic, Costa Rica, Australasia
Best itinerary 14-night Benoa, Bali, to Cairns (18 January 2014)
Weakness Staterooms don't have balconies.
Must do Enjoy the signature Champagne and caviar splash.
Best itinerary 9-night Istanbul to Rome via Çanakkale (25 July 2013)
Weakness High passenger numbers.
Must do A huge array of activities and classes.
Best itinerary 30-night Cape Town to Singapore via the Maldives (7 January 2014)
Alcohol Discount packages available
Weakness Surcharges for some dining.
Must do La Reserve, Polo Grill and Jacques restaurants; visit Canyon Ranch Spa Club.
Where Mediterranean, Baltic, Caribbean, Central America, Panama Canal, Transatlantic
Best itinerary 10-night Sweden, Russia and Finland (6 July 2013)
Alcohol Not included
Weakness Limited entertainment options.
Must do Climb the mast, raise the sails, take the wheel.
9Sea Cloud Cruises
Where Europe, Caribbean, Central America, Transatlantic
Best itinerary 7-night round trip from Bridgetown, Barbados (12 December 2013)
Alcohol Wine and beer with meals
Weakness No balconies and limited entertainment.
Must do Watch the crew - all sailing is done by hand.
10Azamara Club Cruises
Where Europe, Asia, West Indies, Caribbean, South America, Mediterranean
Best itinerary 13-night Hong Kong, Vietnam, Thailand (21 January 2014)
Alcohol Wine with meals; all included will roll out in March and May.
Weakness Premium rather than pure luxury.
Must do Experience the new complimentary evening events on land.