Passport Card vs. Book: Which Should I Get?

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A passport card vs. book — which one should I get? You booked your cruise, you’ve purchased plane tickets, and now you’re scratching your head about whether you need a U.S. passport book or passport card (or neither?) for your future sailing. Bring the wrong I.D. and your vacation could be in jeopardy. You must […]

Cruise News Today — December 6, 2021 [VIDEO]

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Grandeur of the Seas Resumes Cruises Another Royal Caribbean ship has returned to sailing. Grandeur of the Seas hit the water on Sunday after a 21 month hiatus.  Sailing from Bridgeport, Barbados, the ship is operating a series of seven to 14 night Caribbean voyages.  Grandeur was originally scheduled to be transferred to Pullmantur in […]

Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve: Everything You Need to Know

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In 2019, Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve joined the lineup of private destinations, owned by various cruise lines, in the Bahamas. After numerous construction delays and a few stumbling blocks, the island — which gained a lot of buzz from the start due to the fact it was taking a different approach than other such […]

Princess Cruises Names Godmothers of Latest Cruise Ship

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Carnival Corporation’s North American brand, Princess Cruises, has announced details on the naming ceremony for its newest cruise ship, Enchanted Princess. The ceremony will occur during an original production called “Our World, Enchanted,” which is scheduled to broadcast globally at 1 pm Pacific time on December 13, 2021, on Princess’ YouTube channel and Facebook page. […]

Royal Caribbean Updates Pre-Cruise Testing Policy

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Royal Caribbean International has updated its pre-cruise and embarkation day testing policy for unvaccinated kids ages two to 11 years old. The update applies to North America and San Juan departures on or after December 17, 2021. In an email to travel agents, the line said that it has shifted around the testing requirements: “We’ll now […]

Four Royal Caribbean Ships Will Cruise Alaska in 2023

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Royal Caribbean has announced that four of its ships will be sailing Alaskan waters in 2023. Three returning vessels — Ovation, Quantum, and Radiance of the Seas will be joined by Enchantment of the Seas in the region to offer seven-night voyages from Seattle, Vancouver, and Seward between May and September 2023. Following summer 2022, Royal’s Alaska return in 2023 will […]