Cruise Tip of the Week: Prepare Your Home Before a Long Cruise

Tip: Getting ready for a long cruise can be stressful; you might need to run errands to fulfill your packing checklist, catch up on work emails or find a pet sitter. But you’ll always have to prepare your home. If you plan to be away for at least a few weeks, you should start preparing […]

Cruise Tip of the Week: Visit the Spa on a Port Day

Tip: Cruise ship spas charge more than what you’d pay at a typical day spa. And while any massage you get on vacation is a splurge, there are ways to save. If your muscles are aching for hot stones and lavender oils, book a spa treatment on a port day. When it’s slow, spas often […]

Cruise Tip of the Week: Choose Your Cabin Wisely

Tip: When booking a cruise, you’re able to select where you want to stay from a map of all the cabins. But how do you know which one to choose? For starters, it’s good to know which cabins to avoid. For example: You might be set on an inside cabin, but make sure it’s midship […]

Cruise Tip of the Week: How to Get a Cheap Cruise Using Social Media

Tip: Social media savvy? Twitter is like a shopping mall for cruise deals. Just about every agent and agency tweets its best offers. A few accounts to follow are Cruisedeals.com (@cruisedeals), Cruise.com (@cruisecom) and Best Travel Deals (@cruisedealsbtd). Cruise lines have jumped on the trend as well, so be sure to follow the ones that […]

Cruise Tip of the Week: Arrange Your Own Transfers

Tip: Your cruise is booked. Now you need to need to figure out how you’re getting to the terminal from your hotel or the airport. It’s easy to give into to the cruise lines’ transfer services when they’re only a click away, but with a little research, you can save a lot of money traveling […]

Cruise Tip of the Week: How to Get “Free Money” for Your Cruise

Tip: Want to give your wallet a break? Learn how to earn “free money” on your next cruise, and enjoy specialty dining, spa treatments and more with onboard credit.

Cruise Tip of the Week: How to Have a Stress-Free Sailaway

Tip: Your bags are packed. Travel documents are in order. What else could you be missing? While the mental checklist might come naturally to some, it’s easy for others to neglect “the obvious” when gearing up for embarkation day. One way to avoid stressing before your cruise is by arriving at your port city a […]

Cruise Tip of the Week: Save While You Sip

Tip: Every cruiser has his or own tricks for saving money — whether it’s vowing not to spend extra on specialty restaurants or purchasing a beverage package. But there are quite a few “secrets” to stretching your budget that the cruise lines don’t advertise. If beverage packages aren’t your thing, consider this: Beer-drinkers: Ordering a […]

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