Party on the High Seas – Celebrating Spring Break on a Cruise

It’s a rite of passage for high school seniors and college students: Spring Break!  Other holidays are for family, or for earning money, but Spring Break is for you; time to relax and have fun.  So why not choose a cruise? (more…)

Travel Insurance Pros and Cons – What You Need to Know

When you’re planning your relaxing vacation, you probably don’t want to consider what would happen if something goes wrong.  So when your travel agent, or the cruise line, suggests you consider travel insurance, you probably just wave it away. After all, you’re healthy, your family is fine, nothing to worry about.

Even if you don’t think something could go awry, travel insurance is a good idea.  Things do happen in life.  Snowstorms delay flights, suitcases go missing, kids break legs.  So, for the price of a couple of bottles of wine with dinner, you can buy peace of mind and know that your relaxing cruise will stay stress-free, no matter what. (more…)

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Celebrating Togetherness – What is a Group Cruise?

Great vacations aren’t necessarily about getting away from it all.  There can be real benefits to taking some of it with you, especially your family and friends.

Group cruises are becoming the hottest trend in the travel industry, as more people agree that the family that plays together stays together, and why not play together on an incredible cruise ship? (more…)

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What Do I Need to Book a Cruise? A Primer on the Essentials

You’ve done your research, and you’ve picked the perfect cruise.  You have your heart set on seven days in the Caribbean sunshine, sailing from port to port, and swimming with dolphins.  So, now what? (more…)

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Specialty Cruises – More Than One Way to See the World

If you’re one of the nearly 90 million people who has taken a cruise in the past 20 years, you know the joys of a vacation on the water.  You’ve smelled that sea air, felt the openness of the night sky over the ocean, and enjoyed the ability to move from port to port, sampling what the world has to offer. (more…)

Where Should I Go?

You have decided that you need to get away for a vacation. Maybe you are stressed from work or home life. It could be that you just need a change of scenery. No matter what the case may be for needing that getaway, a cruise is right up your alley. There is one main question you will have to ask yourself however. That is, where should I go? While there are almost innumerable cruises out there from which to choose you will want one that suits your particular tastes and needs. (more…)

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Which Ship Is Right For Me?

One thing that you will be asked to decide when taking a cruise is what sort of ship you would like. While the first answer that may pop into your head may be something like “safe” or “fun” you may actually have to give it a bit more thought than this. There is a wide variety of ships from which to choose. There are now a world of choices that were simply not available before. (more…)

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