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20 Convenient Galveston Park & Cruise Hotels (Free Parking)

One of the best things about cruising from Galveston? A lot of competition for parking means it has the lowest parking rates of any...


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Carnival Releases Its Thanksgiving Day Menu For Holiday Cruises

Are you headed on a cruise this Thanksgiving? Holiday cruising has a lot to like. There's no worrying about the in-laws (unless you are sailing...
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12 Cheap 2019 Alaskan Cruises (Starting at Just $459)

During the past few years, interest in sailing to Alaska has soared. It's not hard to see why. Alaska is known at the last great...
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12 Cheap Spring Break Cruises for 2019 (Starting at $234)

Looking for a Spring Break getaway? What's better than hitting the water, sailing to the Caribbean, and enjoying some of the most beautiful beaches...
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Bringing Water or Soda on the Ship (Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Princess and Norwegian)

Most people look forward to a cruise's adult libations -- an umbrella drink in one hand can mysteriously put anyone in a better mood. But...


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Gratuity Calculator & Tipping Amounts for Major Cruise Lines in 2019

No subject in cruising causes more conversation (ok, disagreement) than tipping. Gone are the days where you were expected to give a tip to the...