A Closer Look: What Is Cruise Week?

Every year, Cruise Lines National Association (CLIA) hosts a week of cruise deals and promotions known as Cruise Week. Held in the fall — a typically quiet booking period for cruising — Cruise Week aims to bolster cruise sales with special deals available exclusively through travel agents who have registered for the event through CLIA. [...]

Steal of the Week: 7-Night Holiday Caribbean Cruise + Bonuses

Everyone is looking for the deal of the century. So how do you choose the one that’s right for you? Check the Lido Deck each week to get the scoop on our favorite deals — then grab the phone and pack your bags. THE DEAL: Priceline is offering a seven-night holiday cruise to the Eastern [...]

Live from … Norwegian Getaway: What’s Worth the Splurge?

Saving so you can spend is part of budgeting for any cruise, but with the increasing number of specialty experiences onboard ships, the buck doesn’t stop with the fare. I’m onboard Norwegian’s newest ship, Getaway, this week. While you can certainly find free options onboard for dining and entertainment, venues beckon you at every turn [...]

Steal of the Week: Princess’ 3 For Free Sale

Everyone is looking for the deal of the century. So how do you choose the one that’s right for you? Check the Lido Deck each week to get the scoop on our favorite deals — then grab the phone and pack your bags. THE DEAL: Princess Cruises is hosting a ‘3 For Free’ sales event [...]

Steal of the Week: 14-Night Repo Cruise from $899

Everyone is looking for the deal of the century. So how do you choose the one that’s right for you? Check the Lido Deck each week to get the scoop on our favorite deals — then grab the phone and pack your bags. THE DEAL: Norwegian Cruise Line is offering an 14-night repositioning cruise onboard [...]

Steal of the Week: Cruises from $28/Night

Everyone is looking for the deal of the century. So how do you choose the one that’s right for you? Check the Lido Deck each week to get the scoop on our favorite deals — then grab the phone and pack your bags. THE DEAL: Royal Caribbean‘s Labor Day Savings Event is offering some of [...]

Steal of the Week: 18-Night Morocco/Caribbean Cruise from $1,099

Everyone is looking for the deal of the century. So how do you choose the one that’s right for you? Check the Lido Deck each week to get the scoop on our favorite deals — then grab the phone and pack your bags. THE DEAL: Costa Cruises is offering an 18-night Morocco and Caribbean cruise [...]

Cruise Lines Take Part in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

If you haven’t heard of the Ice Bucket Challenge, then you must be living under a bucket. The trend sweeping the nation involves plenty of ice water with the intention to raise awareness and funds for those living with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), also referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease.” Everyday Americans, celebrities, sports teams [...]

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