Cruise Deals for the Week of April 8, 2010

By Heidi Sarna

Sail in the Mediterranean this summer and rack up free airfare and onboard credits from Crystal Cruises, plus score other discounts and perks from top cruise specialists.

8 Kid-Friendly Cruise Ships

By Heidi Sarna

Picking the right ship can help make your family vacation feel more like a real getaway. As tested by a veteran cruiser and mother of twin boys, these eight ships are ideal for babies and toddlers, as well as the parents who wrangle them.

Cruise Deals for the Week of March 24, 2010

By Heidi Sarna

Attention solo travelers: Paul Gauguin Cruises has waived the single supplement on seven spring sailings in the South Pacific and French Polynesia. Book now for even more discounts from top cruise specialists.

advertisement

Cruise Deals for the Week of March 18, 2010

By Heidi Sarna

Get up to $300 in onboard credits from Norwegian Cruise Line, book discounted sailings in Asia from Seabourn, and sift through sales from major cruise specialists.

Cruise Deals for the Week of March 11, 2010

By Heidi Sarna

Sail around the South Pacific with Paul Gauguin Cruises, nab two-for-one deals from Seabourn, and snap up more bargains from specialty cruise agencies.

Cruise Deals for the Week of February 25, 2010

By Heidi Sarna

Book-now bargains from NCL, Crystal-clear special offers for kids, and a fleet of discounts from the top specialty cruise agencies.

Cruise Deals for the Week of February 11, 2010

By Heidi Sarna

Two high-end lines drop prices for winter and fall fares, while a fleet of speciality agents offer the best discounts for departures all year long.

Going to the Source, Pt. 2: Expert Tips from Top Cruise Travel Agents 2010

By Heidi Sarna

There's nothing getting the straight scoop from travel agents who live, breathe, and talk cruises for a living. We asked a handful of travel agents for their two cents on four more questions.

Cruise Deals for the Week of January 28, 2010

By Heidi Sarna

Seadream makes the yacht experience a bit more accessible, NCL drops rates for Alaska and Panama Canal routes, and more special offers from the top cruise specialty agents.

Going to the Source: Expert Tips from Top Cruise Travel Agents 2010

By Heidi Sarna

We polled a handful of trusted and experienced travel agents and asked them questions about their favorite ports, ships and itineraries. Here's what they had to say.

Cruise Deals for the Week of January 21, 2010

By Heidi Sarna

A discount for seniors from Hurtigruten, two-for-one from Uniworld, and a fleet of special offers from the top cruise specialist agents.

Cruise Deals for the Week of January 14, 2010

By Heidi Sarna

Select discounts from Princess, special offers from Windstar, two-for-ones from Regent, and a fleet of deals from select cruise specialty agents.

McMansions of the Seas: The Dawn of the Affordable Suite

By Heidi Sarna

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.

Ship Report: Cruising the Norwegian Fjords on the Costa Atlantica

By Heidi Sarna

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.

Cruise Deals for the Week of December 22, 2009

By Heidi Sarna

This week's roundup of discounts include special offers from MSC and NCL and a fleet of bargains from the leading specialist cruise agents.

Scenic Explorations in Norwegian Waters and Cities

By Heidi Sarna

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.

Cruise Deals for the Week of December 10, 2009

By Heidi Sarna

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.

How Young is Too Young? You Must Be This Old to Cruise

By Heidi Sarna

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.

Cruise Deals for the Week of November 24, 2009

By Heidi Sarna

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.

Cruise Deals for the Week of November 12, 2009

By Heidi Sarna

Special offers from the new Island Windjammers company, deals from NCL, and a fleet of bargains from the leading cruise specialty agencies.

Get Smarter at Sea: Top Ships for Onboard Learning

By Heidi Sarna

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.

Cruise Deals for the Week of October 22, 2009

By Heidi Sarna

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.

Cruise Deals for the Week of October 8, 2009

By Heidi Sarna

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.

Cruise Deals for the Week of September 24, 2009

By Heidi Sarna

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.

Las Vegas of the Seas: The Very Best Onboard Nightlife

By Heidi Sarna

Tired clich├ęs 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.