Cruises

Nancy Schretter

Juneau is a popular port of call and is often included on most Alaska cruise itineraries. There are plenty of fantastic activities here to match every interest and vacation budget. If you're planning to visit Juneau on your Alaska cruise vacation, check out these five great things to see and do.

Nancy Schretter

Packing for an Alaska cruise can be difficult. Alaska’s weather is highly changeable, so it’s important to be prepared. You'll want to bring the right camera equipment and gear to get the most out of your experience as well. Here are twelve must-bring items to pack for your Alaska cruise.

Nancy Schretter

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

Flying hassles and delays are motivating more Bermuda cruise passengers to pack light. It’s possible to pack everything necessary for a 7-night Bermuda cruise into a carry-on suitcase and a medium-sized tote bag. Here’s a women's suggested carry-on only packing list for a 7-night Bermuda cruise.

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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.

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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.

Nancy Schretter

Located in the southernmost part of Alaska, Ketchikan is one of the state’s most popular cruise ports of call. Sometimes as many as five cruise ships visit Ketchikan in a single day. If you’re taking a cruise through Southeast Alaska, are five great things to do while you’re in Ketchikan.

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While most cruise vacationers don’t plan on spending much time in their ship stateroom, they want it to be a place where they can be comfortable and sleep easily. Choosing the wrong cabin can make this difficult, however. Here are seven common cruise cabin booking mistakes and how to avoid them.

Nancy Schretter

It’s possible to get great last-minute deals on cruise vacations. Many cruise lines often discount unsold staterooms sixty to ninety days prior to departure. Here are seven insider tips that will help you uncover great last-minute vacation deals and save money on your next cruise.

Nancy Schretter

Cruises are great choices for family vacations. Cruise lines offer a wide variety of exciting itineraries and there’s something for everyone onboard today’s cruise ships. If you’re planning a family cruise, here are ten tips for making it your best vacation ever.