New to Cruising?

Experienced cruisers who are familiar with the intricacies and subtleties of cruising know what aspects of the cruise experience they like and don’t like. They can easily do a little online research or chat with their travel agent and find a cruise line that mostly meets their needs. However, for those… [Continue Reading]

Regent Seven Seas Cruise Line Makes Formal Nights Optional

I just completed an update to our cruise line dress code page reflecting Regent’s recent announcement that on voyages that include formal nights, the previously formal dress requirement will now be optional.
Here is the information I received from Regent.
“As a result of guest feedback convincingly in favor of a less formal policy,… [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]

Norewegian Epic, Great for Families?

Depending on how you look at it the soon to debut Norwegian Epic will be either one of the best or one of the worst cruise ships for families.
Positives for Families:
On the positive side the ship will features many family friendly amenities. The accommodations will include family sized state rooms that… [Continue Reading]

NCL’s New F3 Launches Will Create A Two Tiered Cruise Experience

One of the most astounding details in from NCL’s announcements last week about their new “F3” ships, is that they will include two or more public areas/bars that will require a cover charge or membership fee for entry.
One will be an ice bar, that is really more of an attraction than… [Continue Reading]