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All About Those Frequent Cruiser Programs

Cruise lines ask for your loyalty. Here’s who wants it most.

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Norway: A Quick Guide for Cruisers

Majestic fjords and quaint villages make Norway one of Europe's favorite cruising destinations.


The Low-Down on Cruise Ship Gratuities

Tips should be discretionary. So why do most cruise lines levy a daily surcharge for gratuities?


7 Things We Love About Cruise Ship Vacations

Why we look forward to packing our bags before every cruise.


Is Now the Time to Book a Carnival Cruise?

Carnival is suffering from bad PR at the moment. Bargain-hunters are finding big savings for upcoming cruises.


Australia and New Zealand: A Quick Guide for Cruisers

Traveling Down Under is a bucket list item. Discover the top ports and cruise lines for Australia and New Zealand.


You Know It’s a Luxury Cruise When…

Smaller boutique cruise lines continue to provide a level of service and amenities that is unmatched by the mainstream brands.

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All-You-Can-Drink Packages Gaining Popularity

Several major cruise lines now offer optional all-you-can-drink packages. Party on?

Mexican Riviera: A Quick Guide for Cruisers

The Mexican Riviera is a vacation destination of staggering beauty and diversity.

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The door inches open to more relaxed BYOB rules

As Royal Caribbean announces more liberal policies for bringing wine onboard, how do major cruise lines compare?


Six Need-to-Know Tips Before Booking Your First Cruise

It's the skinny on the main dining room, a guarantee cabin, onboard credits and more.

The roster of new ships suddenly gets longer

Companies are readying plans for new vessels. With the economy gaining traction, are more new builds on the way?