Eleanor Barker answers your travel questions.

My wife and I are non-smokers and are thinking about a cruise around New Zealand and then maybe a cruise around the Pacific Islands. What are the rules around smoking on board? We both feel very strongly about this, so can we enjoy life on board without having to put up with that smell?

The days of smokers having free rein to huff and puff wherever they like are long behind us. A Cruise Lines International Association spokesperson says smoking has been carefully managed on board cruise ships for some time.

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