Cruise Tips

Managing expenses on a cruise BY KAT HNATYSHYN I March 10, 2018 12:01 AM Recently, I’ve heard more and more people choosing a cruise line for travel. While I...

The Ultimate Guide to Tipping While Traveling by Rich Thomaselli Photo: Shutterstock.com It’s always one of the more interesting conundrums of traveling, either domestically or abroad – whom do you tip, when, and how much? Here are some guidelines...
How to Choose the Best Cabin on a Cruise Ship

by Linda Garrison of cruises.about.com Planning a cruise vacation involves many decisions. One of the most difficult is how to choose the best cabin type and location for your budget and lifestyle interests. When looking at cruise ship layouts and decks either online or in brochures, those planning a...
Keep these things in mind while packing your toiletry kit.

Practicing good hygiene is always a good idea, but bringing every toiletry you own on a trip is impractical. While you should feel confident the cruise you're on will have at least the basics aboard, it's always nice to have toiletries you normally use. Keep...
Get the most out of your time ashore during port calls.

Going on a cruise gets passengers closer to the sea, sure, but there's also plenty to do on shore during port calls. It can be tricky to find the time to do everything you want to do while on land, especially with the brief...
Cold weather cruises are becoming more popular because of the breathtaking  views they provide.

Although many people only associate cruises with warm climates, it's becoming more and more common to take cold-weather cruises. You might be asking yourself: Why would anyone ever choose the cold over a cruise in the sun? Many choose to take cruises to colder regions...
The ports you visit will be a lot of fun, but will also have some potential risks.

We've given you plenty of tips for how to stay safe while on a cruise ship. But you're not just going to stay cooped up onboard the entire time - eventually, you'll make it out to a port, where there could be just as...
It's good to let loose every now and then, but you need to be considerate of other passengers.

Setting off on a cruise gives you the chance to meet and get to know a menagerie of quirky and colorful individuals. It's an experience you simply can't get by taking a plane, train or car ride. Not all of these personalities are positive, however....
Take these tips on board if you need to some alone time on your cruise.

On the one hand, cruises are all about adventure. They're about imprinting new, incredible sights onto your memory and experiencing fresh new flavors you never imagined existed. On the other hand, there's only so much adventure and excitement our bodies and minds can handle. We...
Cruises can take you and your loved one to exciting and beautiful destinations.

A cruise might just be the perfect way to spend some time with that special someone. Whether you're going on your first trip together, planning a honeymoon or celebrating decades together, cruises get you out of your usual environment and into the mood for...