Almost every major cruise line has its own website with links connecting you to pages and pages of immense information. You can spend hours online perusing exotic destinations and ship amenities, and even take a virtual tour of the vessel itself. And yet, there is no website that can equal the knowledge and expertise of a cruise travel agent. A cruise travel agent's professional skills are vital to any cruise booking.
Although any travel agent books a cruise, a cruise trav
Planning a cruise can be a frustrating yet wonderful experience. The list of info you can get nowadays is infinite! After about 5 minutes of web searching, you could possibly be faced with hundred of sites, all claiming to be the easiest and fastest way to book your cruise. Which site should you choose ? You've got web sites chock-full of critics, cruise reviews and past cruise travelers recommendations, all telling you that you should listen to them. At times too much inform
Long-time cruisers often have an embarkation day routine. Some make a beeline for the atrium or poolside bar, while others head to the buffet. Some like to explore the ship, posting photos online to make Facebook and Twitter friends jealous. Others meticulously spray down their cabins with Lysol, start popping seasickness medicines and unpack all their belongings into their proper places.
If you're a first-timer or haven't settled into a familiar cruise routine, here's a li
Perhaps you're like me and start filling your suitcase a week (or more) before your cruise, armed with a packing list and smart space-saving techniques, like rolling up socks and stuffing them in your shoes. Or maybe you're like my husband, who throws a bunch of clothes into a carry-on at midnight before a morning flight and always packs the right things.
Either way, you've probably learned that what you bring -- or more importantly, what you forget to pack -- can impact yo
Choosing the best cruise for your family is a lot more complicated than it used to be. Some ships are better for infants than others, and ditto for teens. Not all itineraries are created equal, either. Add to the mix the fact that ships vary greatly, not just from line to line but within fleets, and that some are better than others in terms of onboard accouterments.
Onboard programs and facilities have taken a wide leap, particularly in the past few years. A few interestin
While the rest of the ship was gathered along the rails looking out at the sunset, I was curled up on the bed awaiting the inevitable. The moment where butterflies turned to somersaults and my head began to feel like a steel drum player. However, if you’re like me and you have every intention of tasting the food on distant shores and snapping photos that could never do your vacation justice, it’s time to find a solution! In an effort to help us all enjoy our next cruise a lit