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Foolproof Your Cruise Vacation
Prone to mal de mer? Pack these remedies and follow these tips for smooth sailing in choppy water.
From tummy troubles to head colds and hangovers, cruise passengers can succumb to a number of ailments. Here's how to stay healthy.
You've heard the horror stories about the "cruise ship virus" and stomach bugs at sea -- now get the facts.
Stop right there. From teeth-whitening to overeating, our readers dish on 13 things not do on your first cruise.
Our tips are really just common sense. The key thing to remember is have fun, but be aware -- just like you would at home.
Our three-step program teaches you how to be vigilant and avoid becoming a victim of crime in port.
Getting there isn't always half the fun, but we've got ways to reduce stress and hassles when traveling to and from a cruise.
Should I get travel insurance? Will a storm affect my ship? We've got the answers to the most common questions.
What happens when things go wrong before, after or during a cruise? We'll teach you how to make it right.
Even the most experienced cruisers endure face-palm moments. Here, our readers fess up about their worst slip-ups.