Travel Insurance: Cruise Insurance Policies

Beware of cruise lines that offer you some sort of protection plan. Many of these tend to be fairly limited and are often based on a voucher system. I know I like to shop around for the best deal. I also like to get the best policy for my money. Third party travel insurance is […]

Carnival Cruise Ships Shuffle in 2016

A couple weeks ago on Cruise Radio we were broadcasting from Galveston, Texas, where we welcomed Carnival Freedom’s inaugural call. On that episode we talked to Chief Marketing Officer for Carnival Cruise Line, Jim Berra, about some upcoming ship moves for 2016. Though vague, it sparked a lot of questions and listener emails. [smart_track_player url=”″ title=”Broadcasting […]

5 Inexpensive Port Ideas

I was raised in a family of five, so when it came time to vacationing, my dad had to shell out big bucks to please his wife and three bratty kids – especially when it came to booking shore excursions for our cruises. Fast forward a decade (or two), I’m finding myself looking for alternative […]