Making the Most of Your First Day Onboard a Cruise

Embarkation Day

Whether your cruise is 3 nights or 7 nights, embarkation day should count as one of your days to enjoy the ship. We’ve put other our guide to make the most of Day One regardless of which port you are departing from or your itinerary. Arrive Early Always plan to arrive early to the port on embarkation day. You’ve paid to enjoy your first day onboard and you want that day to start as soon as possible. For cruises departing between 3-5 pm, try to get to the port by…

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What Do Cruise Line Loyalty Programs Get You?

Cruise Line Loyalty Programs

If you’ve consistently cruised with only one cruise line, then you are likely enrolled in a loyalty program and have been accruing points that can get you some benefits. Depending on your cruise line of preference, you may not be getting much in return for sticking with with just one. In fact, the level of cruise line loyalty program benefits vary greatly as do the required number of cruises or days cruised to achieve higher levels in the program. Comparison of Cruise Line Loyalty Programs Let’s compare the loyalty program…

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5 Unique Things to Love About Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean has a fleet of 25 ships and has always been on the forefront of major improvements and innovations in the cruise industry. Royal Caribbean’s ships are diverse in their onboard offerings and design, but you’ll find the same thought towards guest comfort and imaginative activities across the fleet. This is especially true of the Oasis-Class ships that are also the world’s largest cruise ships. Here’s our list of the 5 unique things we love about Royal Caribbean. 1. Innovative Cruise Ships There’s no doubt that Royal Caribbean operates…

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Everything You Need to Know about MSC Cruises

MSC Cruises

You may not have heard of MSC Cruises, but they’re planning on that changing with the launch of their first purpose-built cruise ship for the North American cruise market, aggressive pricing strategy and national media campaigns. With 13 ships including the recently launched MSC Meraviglia in May 2017, MSC Cruises is the largest privately owned cruise line in the world. They have their eyes on growth within North America and the rest of the world with an impressive 10 additional new ships scheduled for delivery by 2026. MSC Cruises from…

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How to know if You’re Getting a Good Cruise Deal

When booking a cruise you are presented with many choices, such as, when to go, where to go, what kind of accommodations and you can even select the promotion you want. With all those choices required at the time you make your booking, wouldn’t it also be great to know whether you are getting a good or even a great cruise deal right from the start. General Guidelines for the Best Cruise Deal Let’s start with general guidelines to follow in order to maximize your potential for receiving the best…

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