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Booking Priceline Cruises: Is it Worth It?

There are many ways to find discounted cruises, including consulting with travel agencies, checking automobile associations, and scouring specials on booking websites. One booking site in particular offer amazing deals if travelers agree to certain restrictions (which is often necessary anyway for the lowest passage) and if they wait until the last minute to book (not literally, but pretty last-minute for travel). That booking website is Priceline and it’s offering some outstanding opportunities to cruise for the lowest prices anywhere – guaranteed! Read more [...]

Cruises to Europe on Lindblad Expeditions’ National Geographic Orion

Lindblad Expeditions’ cruises to Europe allow cruisers to fall in love with many gorgeous places on earth, for the first time or over and over again. Cruise with Lindblad to destinations like the Iberian Coast and the French Atlantic Coast, and enjoy luxury accommodations as you see the world in a way most people only dream about. Read more [...]

Carnival Vista

Carnival Vista is the largest ship Carnival Cruise lines has built, and it’s a behemoth that features many wonderful places for gathering and having gun. It’s the first vessel in Carnival’s new Vista Class, and it’s packed with activities and loaded with great amenities. Carnival Vista has tons of outdoor spaces for taking in gorgeous views of the ocean and it offers plenty of areas inside for soaking up scenery. Carnival Vista’s experiences and attractions are well-suited for adults, but they’re meant to provide travelers of all ages an amazing time. Read more [...]
Norwegian Jade

Norwegian Jade

Norwegian Jade, one of Norwegian Cruise Line’s Jewel Class ships, sails to the Mediterranean year round. It also journeys to stunning locations in the Caribbean, and it offers a few yearly transatlantic cruises. Norwegian Jade provides fantastic opportunities to experience amazing cathedrals, islands, pyramids, castles, and other historic places in some of the most magical spots on the planet. Read more [...]
Regal Princess

Regal Princess

Have you heard about the cruise ship with the glass-bottom, over-the-ocean-hanging SeaWalk attraction? The attraction that USA Today called one of the “Top Gee-Whiz Features at Sea?” Its on the Regal Princess, a Princess Cruises ship that offers many exciting and innovative features in addition to SeaWalk. Want to hear more? Here’s the scoop on Regal Princess. Read more [...]
Transcanal Cruise

Why Do Cruises Ships Fly Foreign Flags, or “Flags of Convenience”?

There is exactly one major cruise ship, Norwegian's Pride of America, that is registered in the United States (i.e., that flies an American flag). Given the vastness of the American cruise market, this may come as a surprise. Why exactly are essentially all cruise ships registered in foreign countries, which means these cruise ships must fly a foreign flag, which is also known as a "flag of convenience"? Isn't it somewhat strange that a cruise ship that is based at a U.S. port and owned by a U.S. Read more [...]