In the old days, your average mainstream ship might only have a handful suites, and they were generally snapped up at full fare by the big spenders. Now there are more options for rest of us.
In the spirit of balance of harmony, it takes both a great itinerary and a great ship to equal a great travel experience. Atlantica's Norwegian route and ship-board atmosphere make a perfect whole.
This week's roundup of discounts include special offers from MSC and NCL and a fleet of bargains from the leading specialist cruise agents.
Of my nearly 100 cruises over the past 15 years, there is a handful that have really stood out above the rest. One was a cruise I took with my family last summer aboard the 'Costa Atlantica' along the Norwegian Fjords.
High-end carriers Crystal and Silversea throw in perks and discounts that make their ships slightly more accessible, while the top cruise specialty agents offer a fleet of special offers on every type of ship.
This week's bonus edition of cruise deals includes a family offer from high-end Crystal, European savings from Regent, and a giant fleet of special offers on all lines from cruise specialty agents.
When's the right time to take kids on a cruise? And how do you find help taking care of them once you're all on board? Refer to our quick and handy chart for all the major lines.
Special offers from the new Island Windjammers company, deals from NCL, and a fleet of bargains from the leading cruise specialty agencies.
Sure, cruises are all about taking it easy, ditching the diet and being pampered. But a cushy setting doesn't have to equal a mindless one. A cruise offers the perfect learning environment too.
This week's roundup of cruise deals includes a raft of summer European bargains from MSC, drops on chi-chi cruises from Windstar, suite special offers from NCL, and a fleet of discounts from the leading cruise specialty agents.
In this week's roundup of cruise bargains, MSC drops prices in October, NCL does the same (and for spring, too), and lines around the world float special offers through the leading specialty agents.
Our dependable cruise specialist agents dish a slew of deals, while SeaDream drops rates on Caribbean cruises, and NCL doles out special offers to ships from Hawaii to the Red Sea.
This week's roundup of discount fares includes savings from NCL through January, big cuts on luxe Seabourn, and a fleet of special offers from the top cruise specialist agents.
Tired clichés are very true: Many cruise ships are indeed floating cities with discos, nightclubs, casinos, and lounges aplenty. Here are some of the best night spots.
Our Asia-based cruise expert steps off the big boats to take a slow river cruise through the heart of southeast Asia.
In this week's round-up of cruise discounts, Crystal Cruises offers two-for-one deals, NCL has fall specials, and cruise specialist agents field a fleet of bargains from every major line.
Just back from my first Norwegian fjords cruise, and I'm still blown away by the scenery and sights of Scandinavia, the Baltics, and Russia. But don't take my word for it: Here's what four more travel experts have to say.
Fleetwide upgrades from NCL for 2010 and 2011, discounts on Snake River cruises from American Safari, and a flotilla of special offers from the leading cruise specialty agents.
Two-for-one special offers from Regent Seven Seas, plus a fleet of discounts from the top cruise specialty agents.
NCL dishes upgrades, Silversea slashes some rates by over half, and a fleet of special offers from the best cruise specialty agents.
For those with a penchant for luxurious shampoos, creams and gels, the cruise lines got you covered. Here are the best.
Deep discounts from high-end Seabourn and Crystal, special offers from Norwegian, and a fleet of specials from the top cruise specialty agents.
The best cruises are those that combine an amazing itinerary, a special ship, and great traveling companions. Though it's hard to narrow it down, here are my five favorite cruises of all time.
Crystal tries to manage costs with up to $2,000 in onboard credits, MSC chops prices for boomer cruisers, and more deals from the top cruise specialist agents.
Times are tough, which means you need a break more than ever. A cruise is a great getaway and better yet, there are some darn good deals out there. Save even more if you can get to the port of embarkation without flying. Read on to find out what four cruise experts consider to be their very best deal this week and further, get in on some creative ways to save dough once on board.