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Cruise Lines Still Offering Amazing Deals As Cruising Popularity Begins To Skyrocket

Now Might Be The Best Time To Grab A Few Deals Before Rates Begin To stabilize The cruise industry is well and truly on the mend. After a tough two years being the world’s litmus test for pandemic normality, the industry’s popularity is once again soaring. The industry spent the better part of the pandemic …

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Top 5 Most Popular Cruise Lines According To CruiseCompete

CruiseCompete, an independent organization specializing in cruise services comparisons to help cruisers find the best deals, released their most recent CruiseTrends report.  For this study, CruiseCompete considered over 25,000 cruise quotes requested by consumers in the United States and their most recent data. The analysis shares relevant information, especially for travelers interested in sailing in …

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Here Are The Major Cruise Lines That Have Recently Increased Gratuity Fees

A series of several major cruise lines have recently made the decision to increase their gratuities fees over the past few months, making cruises even more expensive for travelers. The cruise industry in particular suffered greatly throughout the pandemic, with the CDC all but making it impossible for cruises to take place in the United …

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Princess Cruises Announces New Bids For Cabin Upgrades And Norwegian Launches 40% Off Sale

Two major cruise companies have been applying different strategies to stay competitive in the cruise market and here’s what travelers should know.  Princess Cruises —the American cruise line owned by the Carnival Corporation— just introduced a new bidding program. The company will allow guests to bid for cabin upgrades on selected cruise ships starting September …

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Princess Announces 47 Cruise Itineraries From U.S. And Canada For 2023

The American cruise line Princess Cruises recently announced the itineraries for 2023 and 2024 in North America and the great itineraries variety has amazed many in the industry.  Princess Cruises is offering 47 special itineraries from 7 homeports in the United States and Canada. The company added new interesting and appealing routes to Hawaii and …

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CDC Ends Covid Program For Cruises, Now Cruise Lines Decide Their Own Rules

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the United States updated its website on Cruise Ship Guidance and announced the removal of the monitoring of the COVID-19 protocols for cruises in the country.  The agency stated: “As of July 18, 2022, CDC’s COVID-19 Program for Cruise Ships is no longer in effect and …

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These Major Cruise Lines No Longer Require Pre Departure Testing

The cruise industry is starting to return to “normal” or at least approaching the pre-pandemic experiences. More cruise lines have recently removed the COVID-19 pre-testing requirement and expect to get more permission from government authorities to apply the measure worldwide. Viking Cruises became the first cruise line to lift the pre-testing requirement a few weeks …

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33 Things To Do on a Cruise Port Day in Mazatlán

Let me be the first to say WELCOME to Mazatlán! It’s so fantastic that your cruise is going to stop here, because Mazatlán really does live up to its nickname of being the ‘Pearl of the Pacific’. Funny enough, Mazatlán is still relatively unknown to many travellers, which makes it more of an authentic and …

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U.S. Authorities Approve Elon Musk’s Blazing Internet For Flights And Cruise Ships

On Thursday, The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) authorized SpaceX —business magnate Elon Musk’s company— to provide satellite Internet to vehicles in motion such as airplanes, vessels, and trucks. Now commercial airlines and cruise lines can offer travelers this company’s internet service, Starlink. Tom Sullivan, the FCC international bureau chief, said: “Authorizing a new class …

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Princess Cruises To Launch $1 Deposit Offer For A Limited Time Only

For a limited time only, Princess Cruises is to allow you the opportunity to book a place on one of their cruises with a deposit of just $1. Yes, you heard that right, one of America’s most well-known cruise lines is to let you secure your place on one of their cruises – to a …

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Why A Cruise Is This Summer’s Cheapest Getaway

Amid staffing shortages, rising inflation, and record-breaking gas prices, travelers may wonder whether there is still hope for an affordable getaway this summer. Cruise lines were one of the industries hit hardest by the pandemic, and it seems they are just as eager for travelers as they continue to slash prices for upcoming bookings. As …

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Virgin Voyages Is Giving Away 1,000 Cruises This Summer

The cruise line Virgin Voyages is making an eventful comeback this 2022 after a long pause during the pandemic. A few months ago the company launched its second new cruise ship, the Valiant Lady, with a big party celebration in London, and also announced its partnership with the celebrity Jennifer Lopez as Chief Entertainment & …

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