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Holiday Cruising

A holiday cruise is a great way to celebrate with family and friends -- without having to cook, clean or host. Learn the ins and outs of winter break cruises, including what special activities and food to expect onboard, what to pack and how to book a holiday cruise. Want to celebrate in port or avoid ships overrun with families? We've got it all.

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Onboard Holiday Festivities Onboard Holiday Festivities
Find out what special treats are in store on your Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah or New Year's cruise.
Holiday Cruising Basics Holiday Cruising Basics
Here's everything you need to know from choosing the right cruise to packing tips and what to expect in port.
Tips: How to Score a Peaceful Holiday Cruise Tips: How to Score a Peaceful Holiday Cruise
Want to avoid hoards of children this holiday? Take our advice to find quieter sailings and kid-free havens.
Celebrity Reflection is a beautiful ship with excellent staff, food, and services. I wanted to comment on the Christmas Cruise we took from Dec. 20 to Dec. 27, 2014. Our Port visits all went well with a short, but pleasant stop in San Juan (where my ... Read more
Our first cruise on 'Oriana' was fifteen years ago, and we were so looking forward to being aboard her again, in fact we were hoping that this Xmas cruise to the Caribbean would be wonderful, but it truly wasdn't. It was quite dispiriting to see how ... Read more
We did the 11 night "New Year Celebration" cruise departing 22 December '14. We booked this cruise in January '14 as "Gorges of the Far North" but due to low water levels experienced in December '13 and the problems Orient Express (now Belmond) had ... Read more
Having just returned from spending Christmas and New Year onboard Celebrity Millenium I have to say this is the worse cruise ship I have ever been on. Having sailed with several other companies I was persuaded by family and friends to try Celebrity. ... Read more
Cruising out of Singapore Dec. 29th with my wife over the new year's eve to Kuala Lumpur for 5 nights. Having cruised with RCL before on board of the Allure, Oasis, Independence & Serenade, I was eagerly looking forward to this sailing & ... Read more
I cruised on Le Boreal as part of a chartered Abercrombie and Kent expedition including The Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and the Antarctic peninsula in Dec 14/Jan 15. There are many reasons to select Le Boreal/A&K for this adventure: * ... Read more
Christmas Cruise. I guess I should have known better but this cruise had 2,000 children on it. That's an actual number not an exaggeration. Almost no activities for adults. In a few of the lounges, after 9:30,PM you could listen to someone play the ... Read more
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