Category Archives: Luxury Cruises

Are Cruise Vacations “All-inclusive”?

As an update to my blog on all-inclusive vacations, I am seeing a trend among cruise lines to offer a more all-inclusive packages.  Leading this trend are river cruises, like AMA Waterways that includes, shore excursions, free bottled water and  … Continue reading

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Top Tips for Planning a Christmas Cruise

Is a Holiday Cruise a Good idea?  With  proper planning – a Holiday cruise for the whole family can be a great way to combine gift giving, family time together and stress free travel for an unforgettable Christmas or Hanukkah … Continue reading

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Why Meeting Planners Love Cruises

More meeting planners choose cruising for corporate meetings & events CNN reports that more companies are choosing cruises for corporate meetings, executive retreats and board meetings.  Meeting planners find that cruising offers several advantages that result in successful meetings. Great … Continue reading

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What is Your Cruise Personality?

Pick the right cruise line for your vacation style. Once you’ve picked your destination and price range…which ship should you choose?  Is there really that much difference in the atmosphere or “personality” between cruise lines? Is your idea of  cruise … Continue reading

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Choosing the Best Cruise Ship

Despite the glossy ads, not all ships are created equal.  Choosing the best ship for your cruise vacation is a lot like choosing the best hotel for a land vacation. If you pay “Holiday Inn” prices you won’t get a … Continue reading

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Affordable Luxury Cruises?

A cheaper cruise fare may not be the best value.  Most cruise lines quote a low lead rate that is the launch fare only. But once you add in all the extra charges and fees, it may cost much more … Continue reading

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