Category Archives: Cruising 101

6 Ways to Save on Your Next Cruise

You all should know by now that as a low-key bougie cruiser, I’m always looking for a way to save. And as your friend, I would never leave you out on your own without giving you a heads up! So keep reading for the 6 ways you can save on your next cruise.

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Don’t Stress! Here are a Few Tips When Cruise Price Drops After Booking

So you’ve done all the research, weighed the alternatives, and painstakingly chosen your next cruise, hitting “book” with glee. Then, at that point, you discover days, weeks, or even months after the fact that your cruise price dropped after booking. So what do you do in these situations?

In all actuality, it depends – primarily on the window of time between booking and the last payment.… Read the rest “Don’t Stress! Here are a Few Tips When Cruise Price Drops After Booking”

The Best Things You Can Do on a Cruise Ship Balcony

You know I am an admitted balcony addict. No intervention needed. I mean, really, just outside the cabin door is a members-only retreat. Your balcony, that is, is a private 35- to 1,000-square-foot space for watching seafoam and listening to your neighbors — but also cracking open a lobster tail or hosting a cocktail party for two or 20.… Read the rest “The Best Things You Can Do on a Cruise Ship Balcony”

5 Best Cruises for Kids

Remember watching the Love Boat on TV? How often did you see children? Hardly ever, right? Back in the day, cruises were thought to be for wealthy adults, and there were no cruises for kids. So it used to be a battle to find ships that were accommodating to them. Now, the problem is sorting through the abundance of kid’s activities, kids clubs, and family cabins to figure out which ships are best for your children.… Read the rest “5 Best Cruises for Kids”