First Steel for New Terminal Arrives at Port Canaveral

Waterside construction at Port Canaveral’s new Terminal 3 is underway, and a new 1,309-foot-long berth is going to start taking shape as the first steel has arrived for the bulkhead wall. Intermarine LLC’s Ocean Globe vessel arrived at the port this week to drop off 261 steel pipes ranging from 110.5 to 126 feet long. The 3 […]

Reminder: Carnival Cruise Line’s Daily Gratuity Goes Up December 1

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If you’ve got a Carnival cruise booked, make sure to pre-pay your daily gratuities before the end of today – they’re about to go up. What The Daily Gratuity Rate Will Be As Of December 1st As we first reported, back in October, Carnival Cruise Line sent a note to travel agents informing them that […]

Carnival Cruise Line Raises Drink Gratuities

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If you’re sailing on Carnival Cruise Line and decide to order a drink, you will now pay an 18 percent gratuity on alcohol and non-alcoholic drink services – even those who purchase the CHEERS! beverage package. The company quietly boosted the gratuity by three percent overnight on Thursday. Previously, the drink gratuity price was 15 […]

7 Ways Celebrity Edge is Changing Cruise Vacations

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The phrase “game-changer” is probably used too often, and yet it’s the only way to describe the Celebrity Edge. The ship (rolled out by Celebrity Cruises in late November) offers innovations in terms of technology, staterooms, entertainment, and more. There’s a reason the buzz surrounding this ship has been so loud: It earns it… and […]

Carnival Cruise Line Faster to the Fun Review (2018)

I’ve never thought “Faster to the Fun” was worth the money. It doesn’t get you on board THAT much faster, and getting off the ship early isn’t something I’m interested in doing (since I’m bad at waking up in the morning) – until I booked a cruise in Los Angeles. I don’t live in California, […]