Cruise Line Introduces New Benefits Package

One cruise line is betting that guests will happily pony up a little extra cash to enjoy privileges usually only afforded to passengers staying in the highest-priced suites. Will Holland America’s new Club Orange program prove popular enough that it is adapted by other cruise lines? Welcome To Club Orange The Club Orange program is […]

5 Ways Cruise Lines Appreciate Military Members


The Cruise Lines International Association is celebrating the US military men and women this Veterans Day, by highlighting travel discounts and appreciation programs just for them. From discounted booking rates, to onboard spending money and more, here are some special offers that cruise lines offer in their armed services benefit programs: 1. Booking Deals and […]

Princess Cruises Gift Cards Now Available at the Grocery Store

Princess Cruises has announced that their gift cards will now be available for the first time through brick and mortar stores across the country. The offering is possible because of the line’s partnership with Blackhawk Network, a financial technology company connecting brands to people. Gift cards can be purchased at over 3,500 Kroger, Harris Teeter, […]

Cruise Line Honoring Veterans With Free Specialty Dinner

In honor of Veteran’s Day, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line is celebrating active military members and veterans who book a cruise now through November 30 with a free dinner for two in one of the ship’s specialty restaurants. Military members can enjoy a dinner at the Admiral’s Steak & Seafood or The Rock Grill, where they […]

5 Ways to Fight Deck Chair Hogs

They come in all ages, shapes, and sizes and most people can’t stand them. I’m talking about deck chair hogs – people that wake up really early, claim their loungers by the pool with a towel and then go back to bed, only to come back to their chair in their favorite spot – or maybe not. […]

9 Ways to Avoid a Cruise Hangover

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We’ve all been there. That dreaded cruise hangover. But on a cruise the captain is your designated driver, so why not live it up? The only thing you have to do is have a good time! Right? – but be smart! Hangovers suck. It may cause you to miss an excursion, be late for debarkation, […]

5 Reasons to Pack Light on a Cruise

It’s true most of us tend to overpack when going on a cruise, but relax! There are many practical reasons to pack light and still have an awesome time at sea – here are five of them. 1. It Won’t Fit Under the Bed The bigger the suitcase you bring on a cruise, the more likely […]

Carnival Cruise Line Introduces New Fast Food Restaurant

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When Carnival Victory morphs into Carnival Radiance in early 2020, she’ll feature a brand new complimentary restaurant created by the line’s Chief Fun Officer, Shaquille O’Neal.     The Menu Following a $200 million makeover, Radiance will essentially be a new ship… so what better place to introduce Big Chicken? This is especially exciting as […]