Category: cruise tips

Why Cruise for the Holidays?

If you are rushing around preparing for the holidays, you may be kicking yourself for not having gone on a cruise. Here are seven reasons to take a cruise during the holidays. 1. A ship can accommodate even the largest of families. No worries about choosing a place to host the entire...

Checking In at the Pier

For new cruisers, the process of checking in to get onto the ship is made simple by watching this video. Please note that although the video is from long ago, the process remains the same. Canada Place is now where passengers board the ships. New technology has made the process even easier...

Zika Prepared

Zika virus continues to spread throughout the world and the CDC has listed travel notices for the areas where this virus exists. Many of these countries are those visited by cruise ships. The virus is carried by the Aedes mosquito and there is no vaccine for it. Take the same precautions that...

Cruise Appreciation

Long ago, I thought that cruising was incredibly expensive and only for the wealthy. I since realized that cruising is one of best values in the vacation world. Where else can you be entertained, served great meals, have comfy sleeping quarters and have transportation to a variety of destinations? If you aren’t...

Tips for Muster Drill

One of the first things that you will do before leaving from your embarkation port is the muster drill; please make note of the name. This has nothing to do with the popular yellow condiment, but you will hear people call it the mustard drill. Also known as the life boat drill,...