Headed to Hawaii on Grand Princess Feb 17th, 2015

Here at CruiseTalk we are excited to announce our next cruise blogging opportunity.   We are headed to Hawaii on the 15 day Round Trip to Hawaii cruise on the Grand Princess from Los Angeles.   Here’s a look at the itinerary:

Princess Cruises

Grand Princess

15-Night Hawaiian Islands, Los Angeles R/T


Los Angeles, California – Embark – Times subject to… [Continue Reading]

Our Pricing is so good on Celebrity Solstice Alaska for June 19th, 2015, I’ve got to get word out!

While I usually reserve this blog for news and opinion and try to keep my travel agency business separate, I am going to make a bit of an exception to shamelessly plug one of my group cruises.  The reason is that I locked in the low pricing on this cruise with a travel agent’s group… [Continue Reading]

Difference Between My Experience on Royal Caribbean, Vision of the Seas vs My Experience on Ten Celebrity Cruises

With Royal Caribbean Cruise Line and Celebrity Cruises being sister brands, both separate divisions of Royal Caribbean International, people often ask what the difference is between the two brands.   Quite often the pricing between the two companies can be very similar.   Some Royal Caribbean ships, like the Oasis, Allure, and Quantum are often price higher… [Continue Reading]

Chacchoben Mayan Ruins from Costa Maya Provide Highlight of Cruise

We thought we had seen the best of the ruins in Belize and couldn’t imagine visiting a more impressive sight, but the Chacchoben ruins near Costa Maya provide our group with the highlight of our cruise.
We booked the tour through the Shore Excursion Group with their return to ship and satisfaction guarantee, with the actual… [Continue Reading]

Five Bargin Finds to Purchase Before Your Next Cruise: Solutions for a Better Cruise

1. Hanging Cosmetics Bag Organizer

There is limited counter space in a cruise ship bathroom, so if just one member of your party has all his or her toiletries or cosmetics in on of these it can hang on the door hooks of the bathroom door and keep the bathroom counter from being cluttered.  This one… [Continue Reading]