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.
Kids are way more traveled than they used to be. Now cruises are one of the many must-do family vacations, along with trips to Orlando and jaunts to Europe.
We've found sales on transatlantic crossings, coastal Costa Rican outings, leaf-peeping tours through New England and Canada and just about every route imaginable.
To be in all of these places at the right time, ships reposition from one region to another, typically between seasons, during the months of September and October and April and May. These one-off oddball itineraries are called repositioning cruises and they're often deeply discounted because most don't include a whole lot of port calls.
Deilmann offers luxe outings through the Indian Ocean, with special discounts for Americans; Carnival puts all of August on sale; forget steerage, sail queerage on the QE2 with a gay cruise in January; test the waters with HAL's brief itineraries -- perfect for the first time cruiser; plus our usual round-up of the best deals out there.
Christmas cruises, free upgrades, free airfare and the usual rock-bottom prices in this issue of our deals round-up!
Long, leisurely and pricey, you can literally traverse the entire globe and never have to change planes, unpack twice or figure out where to have dinner.
Heidi Sarna sends this report shipside of the Queen Mary 2 en route to England.
Cruises here are anywhere from one to three weeks, plus many offer optional pre- and post-cruise land packages so you can go further inland to famed places like the Taj Mahal, the Great Wall of China and Angkor Wat, the ancient city of temples in central Cambodia.
Silversea cuts prices on leisurely luxury voyages, AHI International discounts Saxony river cruises and Radisson reduces for the fall -- plus our usual roundup of truly cheap itineraries.