Top 10 reasons to cruise

by Das Govind Cruising has become increasingly popular with people today. Many young and old couples are starting to enjoy taking a luxury cruise across the ocean to a foreign land as air travel has lost it’s appeal. Here are the top ten reasons why most people savour the life on deck : 1. The ordinary man gets a chance … Read more

How to choose the best cruise for you

by Belle Starr Once you have decided that you would like to take a cruise there are a few decisions that you need to make. Not every cruise is perfect for every person. In order to choose the best cruise you need to know what you expect from your cruise.  Sit down and ask yourself a few questions to help … Read more

Luxury cruise line Silversea goes more affordable, more luxury

By Robert Spencer Knotts — Tribune correspondent Tampa Bay Online FORT LAUDERDALE — How do you make luxury more luxurious? Push upscale up the scale just a little higher? That’s the trick for any business that caters to high-end travelers.But in an economic era when those businesses are also looking to attract less affluent clients, the trick becomes even trickier. … Read more

How to Get the Biggest Bang for Your Cruise Buck

by Marilyn Green Holland America Line Stateroom Knowledge is definitely power, especially when you’re shopping for a cruise vacation. While others are paying list price for a cruise, you can either save hundreds of dollars or get valuable extras if you know where the opportunities lie. And if you’re in the know, you can bring your children along without paying, … Read more

Arthur Frommer: Cruises top list of 20 best vacation bargains

BY Arthur Frommer Chalk it up to fear of hurricanes. Add the mild weather that usually prevails in the places from which passengers come. Whatever the reason, Sept. 1 to mid-December is when cruises plummet in popularity and cruise lines frantically discount their rates. The cheapest vacations of the year are the one-week cruises scheduled to sail the Caribbean from … Read more

Deal or No Deal? How to Decide!

Sarah’s Travel Tips by Sarah Pascarella, SmarterTravel.com Staff – July 30, 2010 When people find out I write for a travel publication, I inevitably get asked about good deals for upcoming vacations. My standard reply is that it all depends on what you like to do, and the conversation goes from there. I rarely advocate just going with rock-bottom prices, … Read more

Repositioning cruises offer bargains at sea

TOM PARSONS BEST FARES www.bestfares.com Travelers looking for a bargain at sea should consider repositioning cruises. Each fall and spring, cruise lines move their fleets to ports in warmer climates so that their ships will be ready to sail for the next cruise season and because people don’t want to cruise when it’s chilly outside. Travelers who book these repositioning … Read more