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How to Book a Circle Line Cruise

There are two companies that offer Circle Line cruises: Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises at 42nd Street and Circle Line Downtown. They originate from the same company (Circle Line), which explains their similar names and business missions, but they are nevertheless distinct companies. This presents certain challenges to those attempting to book a Circle Line cruise. For one, there is ample room for confusion; unless you're familiar with New York City sightseeing cruises, you wouldn't know that the two Circle Line companies are fully separate and therefore offer totally different cruises. This means that not only are there more options to sift through, but also that they must be booked in separate ways. This doesn't make booking a Circle Line cruise difficult, at least not as an action in and of itself, but it does mean that a little guidance is helpful. For this reason, we have explained all you need to know about booking a Circle Line cruise below. Read more [...]

Circle Line Cruises

Circle Line cruises are not really cruises in the sense that we normally use the term. The cruises operated by Circle Line (which actually can be one of two companies) are basically sightseeing tours of New York City on a boat, not multiple-day journeys to far-off lands. The latter type of cruises - which are in fact just regular cruises to most people - are offered by cruise lines, and both the Circle Line companies are smaller, more regional enterprises than cruise lines. (We suppose it's best that neither Circle Line is a proper cruise line, as then it might be called the Circle Line Cruise Line, which strikes as obnoxiously rhythmic.) As we said, Circle Line can actually refer to two different companies - Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises at 42nd Street and Circle Line Downtown - so in addition to explaining what Circle Line cruises are, we'll also explain why two companies with the same basic name offer more or less identical services. Read more [...]