Category: Cruise Tips

How to Get Cabin Upgrades on a Cruise Ship »

When you book your room you are guaranteed at least a room at the level you booked or higher. But as these upgraded rooms are sold your chances of getting in on the upgrade go down. If you buy a TBA room don’t expect to have an automatic upgrade, but again, if you are going on a cruise during the slow season it will help your chances.

How Megaships Are Driving A Wave Of Meetings At Sea »

“There are still misconceptions. There are still a lot of people who haven’t cruised or cruised for decades, and it’s the only one they remember. Education on how the ships have changed is a big point.” Freed agrees, “The old perception is you are sticking me in the main theatre.”

7 Cruise Cabin Hacks that Will Change the Way You Cruise Forever »

Your cruise ship cabin is your home away from home when you’re at sea. But unlike your own bedroom, you can’t tweak the space given to you by the cruise line.

How To Enjoy Your International Flight »

By Chris Owen What to expect on that flight from the United States to someplace across the pond for your first European cruise vacation. That’s really the focus of this post; to address the concerns of those who have not flown internationally, choosing the safe and convenient Caribbean, Mexico, Alaska or other close-by areas of […]

And cruising’s ‘Luxury Leader’ for 2016 is… »

If you’re like most cruisers, you spend time talking cruising with others who love taking to the rivers and the oceans. Here’s something you might be able to stump them with, as a “Did you know?”

6 Essentials You Might not Think of for Your Winter Cruise »

Instead of taking up all the space in your luggage with outfits you might not wear, consider bringing travel-sized laundry detergent packets and a portable clothesline, so you can do laundry. One of CruiseSavvy.com’s cruise essentials is a plastic or cloth bag specifically for your dirty laundry, so it doesn’t get mixed with your clean clothes or make your room smell like wet bathing suits.

How to Save Money When You Go on a Cruise »

You can go on a cruise for a really low price. Do you know why? Because cruise lines makes most of their money off of you once you’re on board. Selling you a $300 seven-day Caribbean cruise sounds like an absolute steal to you, but the odds of you not spending at least $500 while on board are pretty slim. And that’s a conservative measure.

Celebrity Cruises 101: How Each Class Stacks Up »

The future is in the hands of the forthcoming EDGE-class of ships. Little is yet known about this pair of vessels other than that they will be 117,000 tons and carry 2,900 guests, sizing them in between the Millennium- and Solstice-class to accommodate, “small ship itineraries with large ship amenities,” according to Celebrity. The ships will be built at STX France and be delivered in the fall of 2018 and early 2020.

See What It Will Be Like to Travel on Seven Seas Explorer, a $10,000 per Night Cruise Ship »

The extravagant interiors of the 750-passenger ship are currently being readied for a big debut by three firms: ICRAVE, RTKL, and Tillberg Design. The design is filled with luxury materials, from mahogany and crystal to cashmere and Murano handblown glass.

Norwegian Escape vs. Anthem of the Seas »

Cruisers have two shiny new cruise ships on the East Coast to consider. Norwegian Cruise Line has unveiled its biggest cruise ship yet, Norwegian Escape, which will sail from Miami come early November. Making its U.S. debut around the same, Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas arrives in Bayonne’s Cape Liberty in NJ after a stint sailing from Southampton, U.K. Both cruise ships are packed with concept restaurants, brand partnerships, innovative entertainment options and an abundance of activities that encompass running, jumping, climbing and even flying. So how do you know which is right for you?