Storm Ernesto in Caribbean Detours Cruise Ships

(Updated 11:00 pm EST) Two cruise lines that had Western Caribbean itineraries this week have changed their plans because of now Hurricane Ernesto. Carnival Cruise Lines’ Carnival Triumph out of Galveston reversed ports Cozumel and Progresso, while Disney Cruise Line swapped itineraries completely. Carnival Imagination will now overnight in Nassau, Bahamas instead of going to […]

Expedition Cruise Ship to Sail Caribbean in 2013

For well traveled cruise passengers who want to explore the Caribbean on a National Geographic expedition  voyage – your ship has come in. In 2013 Lindblad Expeditions will introduce three seven-night sailings through the Lesser Antillies aboard the 58-guest tall ship Sea Cloud. The week-long cruise will explore Dominica, Iles des Saintes, St. Lucia and […]

Queen of the Mississippi Paddlewheeler Officially Underway

American Cruise Lines brand new 150-guest Queen of the Mississippi paddlewheeler embarked on its first seven-night round trip sailing from New Orleans’ Julia Street Cruise Terminal on Saturday. The sold out sailing will make stops in Natchez, Vicksburg, St. Francisville, Baton Rouge, and Oak Alley before returning to New Orleans on Saturday. The 2012 season […]

Cruise Port Parking: Four Ways to Save

Flying to a cruise port isn’t cheap, but either is cruise port parking. When you tally up the fuel, wear on the car  and those dreaded port parking charges, it starts to add up. While I can’t help you with the fuel or wear and tear on your vehicle, I can give you some options […]

Norwegian Cruise Line Launches Repositioning Sale

Norwegian Cruise line launched a repositioning sale today (August 6) giving guest opportunities to sale transatlantic, Panama Canal or the Pacific Coastal region. Guests who book these sailings with receive $100 on boarding spending credit and a booklet with more than $300 in savings. Norwegian Epic will set sail from Barcelona to Miami on a […]

Five Tips to Finding Affordable Hotels

Everyone is looking to save some extra money when it comes to planning their vacation by booking an affordable hotel. If you’re cruising out of a major port like Miami, Boston, or New York City, chances are the room cost will put a hurting on your wallet,..unless you know where you’re looking. But on the […]

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