Travel Tip of the Day: Know When to Fight the Cruise Company

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Know When to Fight the Cruise Company If a cruise you take ends early due to inclement weather or norovirus, don’t fight the cruise company. It won’t end the way you want it to. Read Peter Greenberg’s tip on why.   _________________________________________________________________________________ Tried this tip? Let me know in the comments! Want to see more tips? Click […]

Travel News: Week of February 5, 2014

Travel news for February 5, 2014

Top Travel News TSA loosens rules on international alcohol United CEO’s letter on cutting United’s Cleveland hub Southwest to offer non-stops to 15 new markets from Love Field Hilton to offer faster Wi-Fi for a fee Malaysia Airlines suspending flights to Los Angeles, focus on Asia Norovirus strikes again as Caribbean cruise returns early Time […]

Travel Website of the Week: Cruise Critic’s Price Drop

Price Drop

Cruisecritic.com, the world’s largest cruise review site, recently announced a new tool called Price Drop. Price Drop offers the ability to compare recently reduced cruise fares with the highest published rates from the past seven days—highlighting the most significant price drops and best values-for-your-money. You can browse or search deals by month, cruise line, destination, […]

Travel Tip of the Day: It’s Wave Season!

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It’s Wave Season! “Wave Season” is what the travel industry has dubbed the period between January and March because historically, a large number of cruise travelers book their year’s vacations during this time. According to CruiseCritic.com, Wave Season deals are for travelers who really want value for their money—like an upgrade to a nicer cabin […]

Visiting Europe’s Christmas Markets on a Viking River Cruise

Viking River Christmas Market Cruise Dec 2013 -083

I’ve always heard that the European Christmas markets are spectacular but to be honest, I’d never had a strong desire to see them since I’m more of a warm weather kind of guy. I’d rather visit Europe in the spring, summer or autumn and save my winter travel for places like the South Pacific or […]

10 New Reasons to Sail on Celebrity Reflection

My sister Carol and I

A couple of weeks ago I was invited to go on a Celebrity preview cruise for their newest ship, Reflection. Reflection is the fifth and final planned Solstice-class cruise ship in their fleet, and it’s sweet! I’ve been on four of the five ships (Celebrity Solstice, Celebrity Equinox and Celebrity Silhouette) which have been introduced every year starting in […]