What You Need to Know About Norwegian Cruise Line’s Premium+ Drink Package

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Most cruisers receive a “free” drink package as a perk when booking their Norwegian Cruise Line sailing. But it turns out there’s another option available to them, the Premium Plus Beverage Package, featuring a wider array of included drinks… including a few that might surprise you. What does the NCL Premium Plus drink package cost? […]

An Open Letter to Norwegian Cruise Line: Please Don’t Stop the Music!

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Hey, listen, I get it, Norwegian Cruise Line. The shutdown, which crippled the cruise industry, hit you guys hard, and you wound up losing a lot of money. So now, you’re doing what you can to try and get things back on track. But here’s the thing that only people who really, really love you […]

Why Cruise Lines Need to Shift How They Deal With Daily Gratuities

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As long as moms have existed, they’ve asked, “If all your friends jumped off a bridge, would you do it, too?” Apparently, where cruise lines and the raising of gratuities are concerned, the answer is, “Hold my beer, ’cause I’m jumping.” The problem is that more and more, the passengers who are expected to simply […]

9 Things to Know About Carnival Celebration Before Boarding

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Could you walk onto Carnival’s newest ship knowing absolutely nothing and have an amazing time? Of course. But since we’ve checked everything out and prepared this list of Carnival Celebration tips designed to help you get the most out of your time on board, why not check it out? While you’re here, make sure to […]

Fed-Up Guests to Cruise Lines: ‘Enough is Enough!’

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Things have definitely changed since the cruise lines returned to service following the shutdown. For the most part, guests — especially those who’ve been the biggest supporters of the oft-maligned industry — have adjusted to the changes. But as several lines increase the daily gratuity charge while cutting back on services, more and more cruisers […]