How to Choose a Caribbean Itinerary

By Heidi Sarna

Posted on 05/30/2014, 12:00 PM

Cruise itineraries in the Caribbean are divided by eastern, southern, and western options. For cruisers who haven't sailed these warm waters, the designations  which are a construct of the cruise industry rather than actual regions  can be confusing. Here's what you need to know to determine which route is best for you:...

Cruise Ship Safety: What to Expect in a Muster Drill

By Heidi Sarna

Posted on 01/23/2012, 7:00 PM

The tragedy aboard Costa Concordia has focused the spotlight on the industry's safety and evacuation procedures for cruise passengers. Two experts offer their insider's take on muster drills and how to be prepared for onboard emergencies....

How to Get the Best Spa Experience at Sea

By Heidi Sarna

Posted on 10/25/2011, 8:00 PM

Want to relax? Here are nine ways to help you score a spa deal while on a cruise....

Repositioning Cruises: Long Days, Low Prices

By Heidi Sarna

Posted on 09/21/2011, 8:00 PM

Is a repositioning cruise right for you? Here are some answers to frequently asked questions, plus check out these sample cruise deals for Fall 2011 and Spring 2012....

Cruise Trends: New Kid-Friendly Perks & Parties

By Heidi Sarna

Posted on 06/22/2011, 8:00 PM

Some of the most family-friendly cruise lines now offer late-night babysitting and theme parties just for kids, giving parents the time to enjoy the cruise, too....

Drinks at Sea: Should You Buy a Beverage Package on a Cruise?

By Heidi Sarna

Posted on 05/24/2011, 8:00 PM

Use this guide to help calculate if a drinks package -- or à la carte pricing for bottled water, sodas, and alcohol -- makes more financial sense for your cruise....

5 Ways to Score Summer Cruise Deals

By Heidi Sarna

Posted on 04/27/2011, 8:00 PM

Airfares to Europe are soaring, yet summer cruise fares there have dropped by as much as 30%. Cruise specialists weigh in on how to find summer cruise deals in Europe and beyond....

Memorial Cruises Honor the 100th Anniversary of the Sinking of the "Titanic"

By Heidi Sarna

Posted on 04/13/2011, 8:00 PM

The Titanic lives on in memorial cruises that are set to sail in April 2012, coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the ship's sinking....

Cruise Travel Tips: How to Stay Healthy at Sea

By Heidi Sarna

Posted on 03/09/2011, 7:00 PM

What you should pack in a first-aid kit, how to cope with seasickness, and other ways to avoid the cruise ship's infirmary....

How to Lose Weight on a Cruise: 9 Smart Ways

By Heidi Sarna

Posted on 02/09/2011, 7:00 PM

For cruisers who face tempting buffets and endless desserts, these nine tips reveal healthy dining options and fun ways to stay active while on a cruise....

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