Cruises

Nancy Schretter

Cruises can often be an easy vacation option to plan. If you need to fly to your cruise embarkation port, however, getting to the ship can be stressful. Careful planning is needed no matter what time of the year you're planning to cruise. Check out these seven flight tips for helpful insights.

Nancy Schretter

As Thanksgiving draws closer, thoughts turn toward planning a festive holiday celebration. Since families are living farther away from each other than at any time in history, sometimes it’s easier to meet on a Thanksgiving cruise. Great last minute deals are available, too. Here are six tips.

Nancy Schretter

Grand Turk is one of the top rated ports of call on Eastern Caribbean cruise itineraries. Cruise guests typically fall in love with Grand Turk's stunning white sand beaches, superb water sports and the island's laid-back vibe. Here are seven of the best Grand Turk shore excursions to consider.

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Located in the Western Caribbean, Grand Cayman Island offers a wide array of attractions for cruise guests, including stunning Seven Mile Beach, beautiful coral reefs and world famous Stingray City. If you're planning to visit Grand Cayman, here are seven great shore excursions for your cruise.

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One of the best parts of cruising is exploring exciting ports of call. While many cruise vacationers take excursions offered through their ship, others prefer to travel on their own or with a small group. If you’re considering booking an independent shore excursion, here are eight great tips.

Nancy Schretter

For first-time cruisers, planning a cruise vacation can be overwhelming. It can be hard to figure out which ship and stateroom is best, plus there are additional planning requirements that are critical. Here are seven major mistakes first-time cruisers often make and tips on how to avoid them.

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Cruise vacations offer so many memorable moments and experiences. You'll want to capture them with outstanding vacation photographs so you can share them with family and friends. If you want to get amazing vacation photographs, here are seven tips for taking the best photos ever on your next trip.

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The week before vacations are hectic. It’s important to prepare properly, however, and avoid leaving important things to get done until hours before your cruise. By then, it can be too late to get some tasks accomplished. Here are twelve things to do at least a week before you leave on vacation.

Nancy Schretter

Cruise ship staterooms are comfortable places to relax on your vacation, but there are some things to avoid doing while there. A few may seem rather obvious, while others have been learned over time. If you’re planning a vacation at sea, here are ten things not to do in your cruise ship stateroom.

Nancy Schretter

Many cruise vacationers book hotels in conjunction with their travel plans. Hotel rates can be expensive, but there are many secret ways to find great deals. If you're planning to stay in a hotel on your next vacation, here are twelve insider tips to help save money on hotel bookings.