5 Reasons to Use a Travel Agent to Book Your Next Cruise

There is a common misconception going around that travel agents have gone the way of the dinosaur and are not needed to book a cruise.  After all, we have the internet and anyone can book that dream vacation themselves online. Just yesterday when I posted online about using a travel agent to save both time […]

Dress Codes for Each Cruise Line: What Do I Wear?

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For some cruise lines the “dress code” is more of a suggestion.  But others prefer to keep a classy ambiance for their cruisers.  Before you go on your cruise, especially if it is with a cruise line you have not sailed with before, make sure you know what kind of attire is recommended so you […]

7 Port Shopping Tips For Your Next Cruise

If you are going on a cruise, chances are you will be shopping while in port for some trinkets or souvenirs to bring home. While they may be for yourself or for friends and family, here are 7 tips to remember when shopping in cruise ports. Barter for the best prices When shopping in port, you’d […]

7 Benefits for Booking an Interior Cabin on a Cruise

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While I always love to have a balcony cabin on my cruises there are times that I will go for an interior stateroom, and there are several reasons why you should at least consider an inside cabin as well.   If you can give up the great view from your room you may find that those […]

5 Benefits to Having a Balcony Cabin on Your Cruise

When you are booking a cruise you will have the option of choosing an interior cabin, a cabin with a view, or a balcony cabin.  And then , of course, there are suites which have balconies, a huge space, and often come with a butler.  But for this article, I want to mention 5 of […]

How to Stay Healthy on a Cruise and Keep Off the Weight

One of the best parts about cruising is the food you get to eat.  The food is normally top notch and there is plenty of it.  But a UK travel agency recently polled 1,000 people who have cruised before and asked them about their eating habits and weight while cruising. The average person polled gained […]

Best Cruise Tips For First Time Cruisers

We recently asked our 27,000 Facebook fans if they could give one cruise tip to a first time cruiser, what would they tell them.  We received over 500 responses that included everything from tips on what to pack to what you shouldn’t miss, and what you can skip on your cruise. Here are the best tips […]

7 Tips For Scoring The Best Deal On A Cruise Vacation

Looking for the best deal on a cruise vacation? A cruise can be one of the most memorable vacations that you take in your lifetime.  Here are a few tips to help you score the best deal as you cruise to the Caribbean, Bahamas, Bermuda, Alaska, or the Mediterranean. Cruise in the off-season Cruises will […]

Large Group Cruises and How to Avoid Them

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Group cruises are becoming more popular than ever, and they can be a lot of fun if you are part of the actual group.  We are not talking about small family reunion groups here, either.  We are talking about large groups that work in concert with the cruise line to reserve parts of the ship […]

Best Credit Cards For Cruise Rewards

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The world of credit cards seem to be overpopulated with offers for airlines and hotels, but how about cruises? You might not hear about them much, but there are actually a number of credit cards for cruise rewards. Which ones are best? Well, let’s review the most popular ones so you can make an informed […]