Residents of some of the world’s most iconic cities could save up to £38,000 a year by living at sea for 12 months instead, thanks to new research by UK-based cruise travel agency, Planet Cruise.

Planet Cruise has created a year-long voyage spanning the whole of 2017 that would be more cost effective than the average living costs of cities like London, New York and Sydney.

For a total annual average saving of £2,656, city-dwellers could swap the hustle and bustle of life in a metropolis for wall-to-wall luxury on the open seas, complete with fine dining, spa treatments and stopovers across the globe.

Planet Cruise’s 52-week voyage sets sails on 2 January 2017 and disembarks on 5 January 2018. The year of sailing is priced at £24,000 and for this passengers could expect food, entertainment and accommodation for 2017.

To ensure The 2017 Cruise was a cheaper way to spend the year than living ashore in the world’s big cities, Planet Cruise researched the average living costs of 10 of the world’s most famous locations.

Looking at the comparative amenities that passengers would enjoy on the cruise, such as food and accommodation, as well as those that they would save for being […]