Readers Mostly Split on Formal Night Preferences


Our readers were closely split on their opinion of optional formal night. With nearly 300 votes in those that prefer the ambiance when everyone is dressed up closely beat out our readers who like the option of not packing formal clothes. This split seems to reflect the current trends in cruising where the… [Continue Reading]

When and Where is “Cruise Formal” Optional

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An Editors Note: This article was written in 2009 and many of the cruise lines have relaxed their overall dress code even further. Please refer to our Cruise Line Dress Codes page for more up to date information.
We have a had a tremendous response to our “Optional Formal” survey running on… [Continue Reading]

Regent Seven Seas Cruises Announces Revised Dress Code


As a result of guest feedback convincingly in favor of a less formal policy, Regent Seven Seas Cruises has established a revised dress code. Effective with the 2009/2010 New Year’s cruises, all guests are respectfully requested to adhere to the following guidelines:
Daytime Dress Code (until 6 p.m.) During the day, resort style clothing (including shorts,… [Continue Reading]

Cruise Myths Debunked


For better or worse cruise lines are adapting and changing in order to appeal to a broader market segment. Even with all of these changes and the cruise companies’ marketing efforts to bring on new passengers, some “old school” myths still persist among non-cruisers that are keeping them from trying a cruise.
“Cruises are… [Continue Reading]

Celebrity Summit 14 Day Trans-Atlantic Cruise November 29th 2008


This is the area where Celebrity still continues to excel and even amaze me as a customer. The service throughout every aspect of the ship was nearly flawless. Every detail, from the politeness of the servers to the way they served your drinks and food made it so special. … [Continue Reading]