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Celebrity EDGE is coming Fall 2018 and introducing some amazing features 

Imagine a cantilevered restaurant floating on the side of the ship and moving up and down 13 floors as you sit there and sip your drink. Or a balcony door that completely disappears allowing you to feel like you are at the water's edge. All this and much more will be part of the new Celebrity Edge ship sailing the Caribbean in Winter 2018 and Europe in Summer 2019.

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Norwegian Bliss is coming to Alaska this summer with the first at sea Racing Track and lots of style

Norwegian has done it again, stunning us with a new ship featuring a lot of firsts - the first at sea Racing Track, the first at sea full size Laser Tag and a stunning 180-degree Observation Lounge to allow you to soak up Alaska in all of its glory. Plus, an array of family-friendly activities and new Haven suites make this a much anticipated arrival for Summer 2018.

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Repositioning Cruises - the Best Value in Cruising That (Almost) Nobody Knows About

Few people have heard of the so called "repositioning cruises", but industry insiders know that those unique sailings pack a lot of value.
Offered by many cruise lines twice a year, these are used to move a ship from one part of the world to another. For the cruise lines, these are a "necessary evil" but they can be a way for you to cruise for 14-18 days for as little as $1000.

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Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas coming Summer 2018

Jam-packed with activities for the entire family, the Symphony of the Seas will make its debut in Europe in Spring 2018. Every single room promises to have a view with the new technology allowing Inside Cabins to become Virtual Balconies. An amazing water park, laser tag and Hairspray musical are just a few of the things you can enjoy onboard. 

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European Cruises - Everything You Need to Know

European cruises have been extremely popular with travelers because they provide an opportunity to explore several European cities on just one trip. However, for many first-time Europe cruisers, there are too many options, and choosing one can be very confusing. We constantly get questions from our clients about European cruise options, so here is an overview of the most popular itineraries and questions.

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Best Cruises for Food Lovers

Food has always been an integral part of the cruise experience with many cruisers foregoing budget cruise lines in favor of those offering unique options to wine and dine. Gone are the days of choosing between the buffet and the main dining room each day.  But some cruise lines have really elevated the dining experience into an art and created onboard food options to compete with the best on-land choices in cities like New York, Paris and Rome. 

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Alaska Cruises - everything you need to know while planning your cruise

Alaska is certainly on many people’s bucket list and taking a cruise to Alaska is not only the most budget-friendly way to visit but also a way to spend several days sailing among glaciers and enjoying amazing views while you are sipping your coffee. There are many options to cruise Alaska and here are some things to consider before you choose your sailing

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Cruise Cabins - How to Choose the Best One For You

For anyone going on a cruise for the first time, there are lots of options and decisions to make during the booking process. A lot of our clients are confused by the plethora of cabin types available, so here is the breakdown of the most popular cabins on today’s ships.

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Cuba Cruises - the Easiest Way to Visit Cuba

Due to recent travel regulations, travel to Cuba has become limited to organized cultural tours. But few people now that cruises still remain the easiest option for Cuba travel. Several cruise lines offer 4- and 5-day cruises to Cuba from Florida, the best options being to Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Lines. Royal Caribbean currently has two ships sailing to Cuba, with the  5-day cruises spending two full days in Havana allowing cruisers to explore the city and its surroundings.

Cruising with Kids - Everything You Need to Know        

Cruises are one of the best vacation options for families, but many people who have not cruised before are hesitant to cruise with their kids because there are just too many unknowns. Here, find answers to some of the questions we most often receive from parents.

 

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River Cruises - Why They Offer the Best Values in Europe Cruising

Many of our clients are not familiar with river cruising or they are turned off when they see the price of the cruise, thinking it is out of their budget. However, focusing primarily on the price of a river cruise vs an ocean cruise is like comparing apples and bananas. In reality, river cruises offer great value and a unique way to explore Europe (and Asia).