If you ever find yourself on the fence about which cruise line to choose or you have no idea where to find the best cruise bargains, check in with is a cruise review website dedicated to publishing hundreds of helpful cruise reviews and all of the information potential and veteran cruisers could ask for about cruising. The reviews and information published on make it easier for cruisers to find the best ship or cruise line to suit their needs. The site is also an invaluable tool to use at any stage in the cruise planning process.

Established in 1995, features an interactive community of more than 225,000 member/critics, both seasoned cruisers and first-time cruisers. The site offers objective reviews for more than 200 ships from members who enjoy planning and love cruising. Users have access to invaluable information on where to go and what to do in more than 125 ports worldwide and the site also includes more than 50 cruise line profiles. has been recommended by the New York Times, Newsday and the Washington Post not only for its reviews, but also for being a great resource for cruise news.

Owned, operated and published by The Independent Traveler, is one of the largest websites in existence today dedicated to cruising. Cruise Critic currently owns the most heavily trafficked cruise message boards on the web and even offers information on some of the most specific types of cruises around such as gay cruses, disabled, soft adventure or singles.

In addition to reviews galore, excellent planning tools covering the basics and first-time cruising, cruise news and information on what to do (where), also offers a wide variety of special features such as “Ask the Editor,� “Trendwatch� and “At Your Service,� to name a few. At Your Service, one of’s most popular features, offers stories about cruise related issues and concerns along with a rundown of policies related to those issues or concerns.

Other notable features include detailed reviews and information about cruise styles such as romance cruises, fun facts about, say, solo or luxury cruises, everything there is to know about ocean crossings and how to find the best cruise ship or cruise line for every cruise style. Editor’s picks, member videos, daily polls, destination of the month and the latest information on cruise bargains and deals are also popular features.

If you’re interested in finding out more about simply visit the site and start cruising for information and reviews. If you’re interested in participating in’s message boards, simply sign up for a membership. It’s free!

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