Specialty Cabins: Family, Accessible, Luxury

There are four main types of cruise cabins: Inside, Oceanview, Balcony, and Suite. There are specialty cabins available within these types that meet the needs and interests of certain cruisers. Specialty cabins are available on many of the larger ships. Specialty cabin categories include: Family, Accessible, Luxury, Spa and Single Travel Cabins.

Family Specialty Cabins

Newer ships come with family cabins designed to accommodate parents and children. Often these cabins are suites that give parents and children separate sleep rooms, and have more than one bat Read More...

Cruise Value vs Cruise Price

Understanding Cruise Value vs Cruise Price will help you choose a cruise that meets your needs, interests and your cruise budget. Value is subjective and reflects our personal feelings, opinions and expectations. It varies from person to person.  It helps us determine if we are getting the best overall cruise experience for our money. There are two components to cruise price. The first is the published fare that generally states, “Fares start at."  Additional taxes, port fees and other charges may or may not be listed or included. The second component is the unlisted, hidden or back end charges. These are the components that will impact the total cruise price. Most Read More...

Cruise for Your Charity: A Custom Cruise and Donation to Your Favorite Charity

Cruise for Your Charity Log on Custom Cruise and Tax Deduction When you take a custom designed cruise with Cruise for your Charity; we will make a donation, in your name, to your favorite charity.

The donation, made in your name, can range from $150 to $1,300 and even higher. The amount of the donation is based  upon the length and  destination of the cruise.

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Christmas at Sea on the Norwegian Escape

I spent Christmas at Sea on the Norwegian Escape this past December. Our destination was the Eastern Caribbean. We visited Great Stirrup Cay, Norwegian's private island in the Bahamas, as well as Nassau. Over 1, 500 of the passengers were youth ranging in age from infants through 18 years. On board activities in the Splash Academy for children and Entourage for teens gave participants the option of participate in programs throughout the day and evening hours. The Norwegian Escape’s Kids’ Aqua Park was a big draw for many young cruisers especia Read More...

Oceania: Luxury at Premium Prices

Cruise ships are categorized as mass market, premium, or luxury ships. Oceania Cruises  has the one of a kind classification of luxury-premium. Guests on Oceania Cruises enjoy the same elegance, personal service, and outstanding dining experiences found on luxury ships. However, traveling on Oceania Cruises is significantly more affordable given what is included in the pricing, and in the on-board amenities.

Traveling in Luxury All Over The World

Oceania ships include: The Regatta, Insignia, Nautica, and Sirena Read More...

MSC Seaside Yacht Club, a Luxury Sanctuary

[caption id="attachment_4059" align="aligncenter" width="620"]MSC Seaside Yacht Club Grand Suite The Grand Suite, MSC Seaside Yacht Club[/caption] As a passenger in the MSC Seaside Yacht Club,  I had priority boarding on the MSC Seaside. When I entered the cruise terminal, my luggage was tagged for delivery to my suite. A butler escorted me to the reception area for Yacht Club guests. As I waited to finish the embarkation process, I got to meet and socialize with other Yacht Club passengers. While we wai Read More...

The MSC Seaside is a Resort at Sea

The MSC Seaside resort experience begins when you board the ship. It continues as you explore and enjoy the beautiful environment that is yours during your cruise. Recently,  I took a seven day cruise on the MSC Seaside from the port of Miami. No blog post can do justice to the variety of features, amenities, activities, entertainment options, and dining venues offered on the Seaside. What follows is a virtual tour of the MSC Seaside. Its unique exterior design and creative use of inside space have to be seen to be appreciated.