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.
Want to relax? Here are nine ways to help you score a spa deal while on a cruise.
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.
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.
The pressure to tip cruise staff is more prevalent than ever. From porters and bartenders to fitness instructors and massage therapists, who should you tip, and how?
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.
Who's discounting what to where from all the major lines for routes in the Caribbean, Europe, the Pacific, and other itineraries.
Book a Regent Seven Seas cruise before prices increase in 2011, plus more affordable cruise deals in the Caribbean, Mediterranean, and Asia.
Nab a deal on Royal Caribbean's newest megaship Allure of the Seas or Costa Cruises' Mediterranean itineraries, plus find more discounts from cruise specialists.
Here's what to look for when shopping in Bali, Florence, French Polynesia, Cozumel, St. Thomas, and other destinations around the world.
Buy one 7-night Caribbean cruise, get the second week free from MSC Cruises; sale prices on Costa Cruises in the Middle East; and more discounts from top cruise specialists.
Can five adults and four kids survive a Mexican Riviera cruise without getting on each other's nerves? Whether you're traveling by land or by sea, use these tips to plan a successful group trip.
Book now for discounts on South Pacific and Greek Isles sailings, plus nab a spot on Royal Caribbean's newest megaship Allure of the Seas.
Matching your tastes and personality to the right cruise ship isn't so hard if you ask yourself these simple questions.
A last-minute European Waterways barge cruise in time for viewing fall foliage, an onboard credit on Royal Caribbean's new megaship Allure of the Seas, and more cruise discounts.
South Pacific sailings from Regent Seven Seas with half-off select single supplements, a transatlantic spring cruise for less than $1,000 from Costa Cruises, and more money-saving deals from top specialists.
Nickelodeon-themed cruises aboard two Norwegian ships, a Cunard sale, and more cruise discounts from top agencies.
A travel agent can help lessen the burden when a natural disaster interrupts your travel plans, especially when you're trying to catch a cruise and the airlines stop flying.
Massive discounts from European Waterways on late summer and fall barge cruises, a sale on Cunard's Queen Victoria, and more savings from top cruise specialists.
A five-night western Caribbean cruise from $299, a three-night Bahamas cruise from $399 with an onboard credit, plus more affordable cruise deals from top specialists.
Fall discounts from Crystal Cruises to the Mexican Riviera and deals from cruise specialists, including a November sailing on NCL's new Epic with onboard credits.
Amazing $99 flight deals for summer sailings on Norwegian Epic, half-off companion fares on select Hurtigruten departures in Norway, and more discounts from top cruise specialists.
With so many cruise lines to choose from, how can you pick just one? Get some advice from these four cruise experts, who have collectively sailed on more than 600(!) ships.
A Europe summer sale from Costa Cruises, winter holiday deals from Crystal Cruises, and more discounts from some of the top cruise agencies.