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Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2018 Cruise Deals

Note: Cruise lines (including Carnival) are starting to announce their 2018 special deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. We expect to hear more...
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Why Cruise Ship Gratuities Are “More Expensive” For Budget Cruisers

Imagine you take your spouse to a fancy restaurant. You sit down, have a nice meal, a couple of drinks, and then get the...
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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...
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Explained: Hotel Day Passes and Why You Should Get One on...

When it comes to cruising, there really are two different areas of your trip to think about. First, there is the cruise ship and everything...
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14 Cool Things to Know About the New Virgin Voyages Cruise...

Most of the time, cruisers get excited about the newest ship coming to a cruise line. Carnival Horizon, Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas,...
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12 Cheap Summer Cruises for 2019

Nothing says summer like hitting the beach and getting some sun and water. And what better way to get to the beach this summer...
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Explained: Carnival’s Early Saver, Super Saver, and Pack & Go Rates

When it comes to cheap cruise fares, we think that Carnival leads the pack. With tons of ships operating from ports all around the...
Royal Caribbean Ship in Galveston

Did Royal Caribbean Scrap These Six New Ship Names?

For those interested in the newest cruise ships, there's a little trick to seeing what some of the biggest cruise lines are thinking with...
Thanksgiving turkey

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...