Category: Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What You Need to Know About Cruising in Hurricane Season »

Hurricane season officially runs from June 1 through November 30, but the weather is usually most volatile between now and late October.

Travel Tip: Getting the Best Internet Access on Cruise Ships »

Where can one find the best internet access on cruise ships? We’re at the point where it’s hard NOT to be connected when we travel.

Debunking the Biggest Cruise Myths »

As the cruise industry continues to grow at a feverish pace, some of the old myths, misunderstandings

Six Things to Make a Long Flight More Comfortable »

I carry this in the outside pocket of my carry-on wheelie and move it to my airline seat pocket before shoving the wheelie into the overhead bin.

10 tips for your cruise vacation »

Here are some ways to make the most of this alternative way to travel

“What Would You Do?” Travel Etiquette Tips »

By: Newswire Travel Agent   Travelers weigh-in on saving beach chairs at resorts, kids at adult-only pools, tipping bellman and hotel maids, and more, in a new nationwide survey byTravel Leaders Group. While air travel etiquette – or lack thereof – is a frequent topic of conversation among travelers, there are myriad more common travel scenarios warranting […]

Tips for Packing for a Long Cruise »

By Carolyn Spencer Brown, Editor in Chief Packing for a longer-than-usual voyage has one thing in common with any other cruise: Airlines will limit you to one or two checked bags (sometimes you will have to pay for all, other times you’ll get one free) and will charge you mercilessly if they’re overweight. Otherwise, long […]

Regent’s Seven Seas Mariner Completes Multi-Million Dollar Upgrade »

Travel Agent   Regent Seven Seas Cruises completed a multi-million dollar refurbishment and upgrade to the all-suite, all-balcony ship Seven Seas Mariner. The ship re-entered service yesterday and is in the midst of a 10-night sailing from Monte Carlo to Venice.  The newly renovated Seven Seas Marinerwill call the Mediterranean home for the remainder of the season. The Seven Seas […]

Inside the world’s most luxurious cruise ship suites »

The Telegraph Travel Butler? Check. Champagne? Check. Ocean views and a sea breeze? Check and check. Picture: Silversea Cruises Source: Supplied THE butler’s at your beck and call, the champagne’s on ice and the views are ready to impress. Welcome to cruise ship life at the top end of town. It’s a few rungs up from bunk-bed […]

10 questions to ask your cruise travel agent »

You may have specific cruise dates in mind, but if you are flexible your agent may be able to save you a bundle by booking you a week or even a few days earlier. One cruise may be practically sold out and commanding high fares for blah cabins, while the very next cruise may be empty, and a steal in terms of price and choice of cabins.