It's a refreshing alternative to ships that try too hard to 'wow' passengers with wacky gimmicks. You won't find a surfing machine or a bowling alley on this ship, but instead spacious public areas and cabins in pleasing, easy-on-the eyes color schemes.
Be it a classic Caribbean itinerary, a long float down the Amazon, an active adventure to Alaska or even a European coastal jaunt, we've rounded up the best prices for whatever floats your boat.
A great cruise, without flying anywhere first, is my idea of travel nirvana. If you live near New York, Boston, Philadelphia or Baltimore, British-flavored Bermuda fits the bill.
The majority of cruise ships out there are huge, bustling affairs that sail 7-night (or shorter) cruises to warm weather destinations. Plenty of people love the buzz of big. But if the idea of being at sea appeals to you, but not on an airplane-hangar sized ship with 3,000 others, don't give up hope. There are small and medium-sized ships out there as well.
Oceania offers discounts on Mediterranean itineraries; Carnival pitches special upgrades, twofers and free airfare; test evolutionary theory yourself with sails to the Galapagos -- plus our usual round-up of the best deals from big-box agencies.
If you need a little incentive to get jazzed up about the idea of cruise vacation, then a themed itinerary may be that extra push you need.
You'll find the absolute best, rock-bottom prices and itineraries in this regular roll-call of cruise deals.
Overall, the Liberty is a ship that pleases passengers. Though, of course, you know what they say: nothing is perfect.
Read on for super savings on Polynesian, South American and transatlantic itineraries and our sweeping round-up of the best deals available from major agencies.
We round-up the best deals from big-box discounters and take a closer look at sales for singles on Crystal, groups on Windjammer and a whole fleet of smaller vessels.
Here are some of the best deals a handful of major travel agencies are advertising this week.
As we rack up our ocean odysseys, we learn a little more each time about works best for all of us.
Now is the time to be thinking about a summertime vacation in Alaska. Summer will be here before you know it and soon enough you'll be dying to get out of the sweltering heat and head north.
Get in on the savings by booking now for itineraries covering European rivers, the Caribbean Sea, the Panama Canal and just about anywhere a boat can float.
Cruise lines are falling all over each other to get a slice of the big apple. While seasonal New England and Canada cruises have been offered for years during the fall by many lines, the news is how many ships are cruising to the Caribbean, Bahamas, Florida and Bermuda from the New York region.
Book by Sunday for big savings on NCL, take $800 on French Country Waterways, swing to the beat and save on air wtih Crystal Cruises, plus our usual extensive round-up of the cheapest outings available.
A small ship offers a small-town experience, where you know your neighbors and the pace is slow and easy.
Everyone said a crossing was not your typical cruise. For one thing, you actually wind up in a different continent without having to step aboard a plane. And of course, the Queen Mary 2, ushered into the world in early 2004 to enormous fanfare, is no ordinary ship.
You'll find moderate prices on luxe Caribbean itineraries, bottom-of-the-barrel fares for a special cruise to the Northern Lights Festival in Norway, plus our reliable listings of the best offers for this week.
Giving more of a good thing, NCL will position a second ship, the Norwegian Spirit, out of New York next month to do similar year-round itineraries.
Costa Cruises cuts costs on holiday itineraries to as low as $649 per person, Radisson offers two-for-one rates on Voyager, plus we list the rock-bottom offers from a fleet of discount outlets.
Cruise rates can be pretty darn appealing these days, especially if you're cruising during slow periods -- like right now, during the fall. But before you get too excited by $100 per diems, keep in mind there are extra costs that will take some of the joy out of the bargain.
We've got the scoop on the lowest prices, free upgrades, big discounts for repeat cruisers and more.
In September and October, a raft of ships big and small depart New York, Boston, Montreal, Quebec City and few other locales and hit the region's most picturesque places in just time for the leaves to turn.
Once again, we've rounded up the best offers currently available to help you get the most bang for your cruise vacation dollar.