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    Quiz: What's the Best Cruise for Your Mom?

    Your mom has given you a lot over the years, so isn’t it time to pay her back? This year, ensure that you are her favorite child by booking her a cruise vacation! Hold up though, you don’t want to book her on just any cruise – you want to make sure it’s a cruise […]

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    What’s So Special About Specialty Cruising?

    The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a specialty as something that a person or place is known for making or producing well. We think everyone has a hidden specialty, something that makes you stand out. You might have a specialty in baking chocolate chip cookies, or perhaps you have a certain way around car engines. Cruise lines […]

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    Cruise Cost Breakdown: Comparing a Luxury Cruise to a Premium Cruise

    The experience of a luxury cruise is beyond compare. The service, the intimate ships and the ultra fine amenities are something everyone should experience at least once. However, many people don’t give themselves the opportunity to experience a luxury cruise because the cost of such a trip seems too expensive. Well, get ready to have your mind blown, because we are here today to tell you that you shouldn’t be afraid of the cost of a luxury cruise. In fact, that price is a lot friendlier than you think.

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    Defining Luxury Cruising

    Luxury is hard to define; it’s not a tangible thing. It’s sometimes seen as extra special care and attention, or a high quality product made with precious materials. It can be defined by some as a feeling of being treated like royalty and knowing you are in good hands. However, there is no singular definition, but it’s something you know when you see or experience it. To help us define what luxury cruising is, a few of our Cruise Web cruise consultants and staff share stories of the luxury experiences they and their clients have had.

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    How to Get a Bargain on Your Vacation Souvenirs

    Black Friday is the day to get the best deals in America, but overseas you have an opportunity to get great bargains on authentic local products at markets and bazaars. But you have to be prepared to negotiate.
    I love to find a good deal, whether I’m at home or far, far away on a vacation, I’ve always got my eye out for a bargain. If you can go toe-to-toe with a shop owner negotiating on a cherished souvenir, you not only come away with a great purchase, but a great story to tell when you get home.

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    Pre-Vacation Prep

    So it’s crunch time now. Your cruise is setting sail in a week. The week before vacation can be wonderful with the excitement and anticipation of knowing your getaway is so close, but it can also be a hectic time for people who are not prepared.
    If you are going away for a week or more, there are a lot of things you will need to get done in order to make sure you don’t come back to double the stress of when you left. Luckily, we’ve been in your position before, so we’ve come up with a handy checklist of all the things you should do one week before your cruise.

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    Picking a Cruise is Like Picking a Shoe

    Variety is the name of the game in the cruise industry. Cruise ships come with many different amenities, features and specialized accommodations. While each ship has its own unique features, the dozens of ships out there usually fall into one of four categories: contemporary, premium, luxury and specialty.

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