Cruise Critic has tons of advice on how to plan a cruise and expert tips for cruisers. We've got everything you need to know before your sailing.
From the best cruise ships to the best destinations for your travel, these articles highlight our favorite cruises. We'll guide you toward the top cabins and restaurants, as well as luxury cruise ships and budget cruises.
Get the most out of your trip with our expert cruise advice. We'll give you tips on what to pack for your trip, how to save money on a cruise, when to cruise, which cabin to choose and what to do on your ship and in port.
Let us guide you through your cruise line's policies on alcohol, dress, tipping, smoking and more. Get the inside scoop on everything from booking a cruise onboard to using Wi-Fi at sea and new ships debuting this year.
Gaze longingly at our slideshows of scenic ports, cool onboard spaces and even themed cruise activities. You'll find plenty of cruise pictures here, as well as tips for planning your time onshore and onboard your cruise.
First-time cruisers should check out our resource guide, where we answer common questions about cruise ship life. Learn about cruise food, cabins, drinks and onboard fun -- as well as money matters and visiting ports of call.
We interview the top names in cruising -- designers, executives, cruise directors and celebrity chefs -- to bring you behind the scenes of the cruise industry. Read their answers to our questions on hot cruise industry topics.
Hurricane Season is the period during summer and fall when hurricanes are more likely to form and disrupt your cruise. Discover the weather-related pitfalls and how to find cheap cruise deals during this stormy season.
Whether you're trying to decide if cruising is right for you, or want tips on booking your first cruise, we can help any first time cruiser. Learn how to choose a cruise and what to know and do before you sail.