Planning Your Cruise
The secret to a great, stress-free cruise is having the right resources and planning in advance. Learn how to save money on your next cruise, eliminate problems, and make your vacation the best ever.
Cancelling Your Cruise Trip
People plan for months for their cruise get-away. But sometimes real life interferes, and you have to cancel. Just what is the penalty for cancelling your tickets?
Choosing The Right Ship For A Short Cruise
Short cruises are perfect for today's vacationers. These 3- to 5-day sailings depart from a wide variety of U.S. and European ports, making them easily accessible. When planning a short cruise, it's important to pick the ship and itinerary that best fits your needs and interests.
Cruise On Down To The Florida Keys
Thinking about combining a cruise from Miami with a relaxing pre- or post-cruise getaway? Head to the nearby Florida Keys. This chain of islands is known for its nature-oriented attractions, expansive coral reef for snorkeling and diving, soft adventure opportunities, historic sites and more.
Cruising Without A Passport
On June 1, 2009, new passport requirements for U.S. citizens traveling in the Western Hemisphere took effect. There is a major exception, however. Passengers traveling to Western Hemisphere countries on "closed loop" cruises are not required to show a passport to reenter the United States.
Escape On A Short Cruise Getaway
Looking for an inexpensive vacation escape? A short cruise may be just the answer. These cruises depart from a wide variety of U.S. and international ports, eliminating expensive flights and making these vacations very convenient. Learn more to see if a short cruise getaway is right for you.
Five Resources For Planning Your Day in Port
There are a number of excellent resources available to help plan your days in each cruise port of call. Using these will help you to get the most out of your cruise experience and save money as well. Research your ports of call far in advance of your cruise, as popular tours can sell out quickly.
Five Ways To Guarantee Satisfaction On Your Cruise
Taking a vacation to somewhere new can be stressful, but many travelers are interested in trying out new destinations and different cruise ships. Careful planning can make the difference in guaranteeing a fun cruise holiday. Here are five things to do to ensure that you’ll enjoy your next cruise.
Getting The Small Ship Experience On A Budget
Many cruise passengers are attracted to small ship cruises. These smaller vessels can often go to pristine spots where large ships can’t travel. The price tag for these cruises, however, can be more than some can afford. Here are five tips to get the feel of a small ship experience on a budget.
Preparing Credit Cards for Travel
Credit cards can be one of the safest ways to pay for items while you are traveling. If you are counting on using credit cards for the bulk of your purchases on your trip, there are a few things you should know. Here are some tips for making sure your credit cards are ready for travel.
Take A Drive-In Holiday Cruise Vacation
If you're looking for a convenient holiday vacation that offers a good value, consider a cruise. Holiday cruises from close-to-home ports will take you to tropical sunny beaches, sometimes for less than the cost of a round-trip air ticket alone. So book now and enjoy a festive holiday at sea.
Taking A Cruise Volunteer Vacation
If you're looking for an opportunity to give back on your next vacation, think about combining community service with a cruise. A number of cruise itineraries are well-suited for cruising on a mission, since ships visit many ports where schools, orphanages and other organizations need help.
Tickets Drop In Price - Getting a Refund
Let´s say you made your cruise ship reservations 8 months in advance, and have been eagerly counting down the days until you sail. Suddenly you spot a price for your cruise that is $400 cheaper. Can you get a refund?
Tips for Orlando Pre- and Post-Cruise Stays
If you're planning a to combine a vacation in Orlando with a cruise leaving from Port Canaveral, there are many ways to stretch your travel dollars. Here are 10 great budget-saving travel tips help you find deals, save money, and get the most out of your Orlando pre- or post-cruise vacation.
Weatherproof Your Next Tropical Cruise
Vacationers often start checking the weather forecast for their Caribbean cruise weeks before their trip, no matter what the season. Lack of sunshine can be a worry, but there’s no reason to stress if you’ve planned correctly. Weatherproof your vacation by choosing the right ship for your cruise.
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When storm systems develop, vacationers who have purchased travel insurance can breath a small sigh of relief. The have protection. Unfortunately, however, it's too late for cruisers who waited to insure their trip against bad weather. Find out how to protect your vacation before hurricanes blow.
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