Alternatives to the Famously Super Kid Friendly Lines when Cruising With Your Kids

Royal Caribbean, Disney, Carnival, and Norwegian cruise lines are all known for their super kid friendly programs on board the ship. These cruise lines have put many features on board their ships so that they can appeal to family vacationers. Royal Caribbean has ice rinks, rock climbing walls, mini-golf, and Dream Works… [Continue Reading]

Brent Nixon to Lecture on Celebrity Solstice Summer of 2013

Editors Note:
We first published the article in March of 2008, but we wanted to re-publish again because we have just learned that Brent will be speaking in the Summer of 2013 on the Celebrity Solstice Alaska cruises, 7 night R/T Seattle Tracy Arm cruises from May to Sept 2013.
Many of you who… [Continue Reading]

Your Travel Documents Are The Most Important Item You Will Pack

With all the worry about remembering to pack everything that you’ll need for your cruise, it can be easy to forget the most important items you’ll need in order to board the ship: your travel documents. If you forget your make-up, swim suit, camera, sunscreen, dress shoes, or underwear, you can figure out… [Continue Reading]

Will Iceland’s Eyjafjallajakull Volcano Affect Your Cruise Plans?

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Will Iceland’s Eyjafjallajakull volcano affect your cruise plans? As my husband and I prepare to book a 2010 cruise, it has figured into the mix of things we consider when selecting our perfect vacation. Unless one has been living in a cave, most every would be traveler has been… [Continue Reading]

Understanding How Cruiselines Turn a Profit: Tips for First Time Cruisers

If you are planning a long awaited vacation and considering a cruise, it is important to understand how cruise lines turn a profit so that you are not shocked by additional costs.
How do cruise lines make a profit when their base charges are relatively inexpensive?
A quick search of cruise prices shows cruises starting as… [Continue Reading]