What to Know About Bidding for Stateroom Upgrades on Cruises

cabin upgrade bidding
Those of us who have been cruising awhile can remember the glory days of cruising.  Back in the day, we would cross our fingers...

7 Most Romantic Cruises for Couples to Take in 2024

For couples looking for the perfect getaway, a romantic cruise should be at the top of the list. There are so many beautiful places...

6 Cruise Lines That Will Pay You for Referring a Friend

Two Holland American Cruise ships in port in Vancouver
Did you know there are at least 6 cruise lines that will pay you in onboard credit just for referring a friend or family...

Picking the Perfect Cruise Cabin: 8 Steps for Finding the Best...

after part of sky princess cruise ship as it leaves port.
You booked a cruise on a wonderful cruise ship.  You picked out the perfect itinerary.  But how much thought did you put into choosing your...

5 Cheapest Cabins on Any Cruise Ship

Two cruise ships in port: The cheapest cruise cabins you can book
A cruise vacation offers a tremendous value already. But not every cabin is created equal. In this article we are going to look at the...

5 Reasons I Check Cruise Ship Deck Plans Before Picking a...

Deck plans on a cruise ship
After 50 cruises, I’ve been in some less-than-ideal cabin locations.  Most of the time, cabins with excessive noise and weirdly positioned balconies could have been...

Benefits of Owning Cruise Stock: Perks of 3 Cruise Companies Compared

Two ships in Costa Maya - Allure of the Seas and Carnival Celebration(1)
Did you know there are perks for owning stock in a publicly traded cruise line?  How does some onboard credit sound? With 3 cruise companies...

Carnival, Royal Caribbean, & Norwegian Stockholder Benefits: Free Onboard Credit

Looking for a way to get up to $250 in onboard credit on every cruise vacation that you take?  It is as easy as...

Big Benefit of Booking a Cruise a Year in Advance (That...

Royal Caribbean Icon of the Seas and Vision of the Seas Cococay
I often book cruises a month or two before the sailing date. But there are some really good reasons for booking well before that,...

7 Best Cruises to Take This Summer in 2023

cruise ship in geiranger norway sailing through fjords
Summer will be here before you know it.  So, now is the time to start preparing for that summer cruise.  And there are a...