Las Vegas of the Seas: The Very Best Onboard Nightlife

By Heidi Sarna

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.

Frommers.com Cruise Deals for the Week of September 10, 2009

By Heidi Sarna

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.

Cruising Slowly Down the Mekong from Cambodia to Vietnam

By Heidi Sarna

Our Asia-based cruise expert steps off the big boats to take a slow river cruise through the heart of southeast Asia.

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Cruise Deals for the Week of August 27, 2009

By Heidi Sarna

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.

Frommers.com Cruise Deals for the Week of August 13, 2009

By Heidi Sarna

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.

Heading North: Making the Most of Cruising Scandinavia and the Baltics

By Heidi Sarna

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.

Frommers.com Cruise Deals for the Week of July 23, 2009

By Heidi Sarna

Two-for-one special offers from Regent Seven Seas, plus a fleet of discounts from the top cruise specialty agents.

Frommers.com Cruise Deals for the Week of July 9, 2009

By Heidi Sarna

NCL dishes upgrades, Silversea slashes some rates by over half, and a fleet of special offers from the best cruise specialty agents.

How to Bathe Yourself in Luxury at Sea

By Heidi Sarna

For those with a penchant for luxurious shampoos, creams and gels, the cruise lines got you covered. Here are the best.

Frommers.com Cruise Deals for the Week of June 26, 2009

By Heidi Sarna

Deep discounts from high-end Seabourn and Crystal, special offers from Norwegian, and a fleet of specials from the top cruise specialty agents.

Frommers.com Cruise Deals for the Week of June 12, 2009

By Heidi Sarna

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.

5 Cruises of a Lifetime: Favorite Trips and Ships Around the World

By Heidi Sarna

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.

Using Your Noodle to Cruise on the Cheap: 4 Industry Insiders Share Their Deals and Money-Saving Tips

By Heidi Sarna

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.

Frommers.com Cruise Deals for the Week of May 28, 2009

By Heidi Sarna

As usual, Heidi Sarna has rooted around to dig up the best deals in the cruise industry.

Frommers.com Cruise Deals for the Week of May 14, 2009

By Heidi Sarna

This week, cruise specialty agents pull out a raft-load of deals to lure in in first-time cruisers and veterans alike.

River Boat Cruising: The Slowest Ride You'll Ever Love

By Heidi Sarna

The un-cruise of cruising has an allure all it's own. Here's what you need to know before you decide if a river boat trip is right for you.

Frommers.com Cruise Deals for the Week of April 23, 2009

By Heidi Sarna

River cruise deals in Europe from Delimann, free round-trip air from Regent Seven Seas, $2K worth of on-board credit from Crystal, and more big ways to save from the top cruise specialist agents.

9 Great Adults-Only Onboard Escapes

By Heidi Sarna

From casinos, to adults-only pools, spas, and alternative dining venues, itÂ?s easy to hang out with your own age group whenever you want to. Here are some of the top ship spots for adults only.

Frommers.com Cruise Deals for the Week of April 9, 2009

By Heidi Sarna

Two-for-one cruising on Azamara and Celebrity, perks from Regent and Costa, and a fleet of savings from the biggest cruise specialty agents.

A Year of Cruising: The Good, The Bad, and the Cheesy

By Heidi Sarna

In the spirit of offering both praise and constructive criticism, here's ten cents about nine great and not-so-great cruise moments on six sailings from the past year.

Frommers.com Cruise Deals for the Week of March 26, 2009

By Heidi Sarna

Regent shares some spectacular discounts on suites and excursions, Disney offers 50% off kids' cruises, Seabourn chops fees on pre- and post-cruise hotel stays, and more special offers from specialty cruise discounters.

What Does it Really Cost to Take a Cruise?

By Heidi Sarna

The cruise lines are coming up with more and more ways for you to spend your money once on board. Here's what you'll really spend for that bargain cruise of your dreams.

Frommers.com Cruise Deals for the Week of March 12, 2009

By Heidi Sarna

Half off on kids who cruise Disney, two-for-one deals from Regent Seven Seas, and a fleet of special operators from the top cruise travel agencies.

Frommers.com Cruise Deals for the Week of February 26, 2009

By Heidi Sarna

Silverseas cuts rates up to 50% off most itineraries, Cruise Members Only cuts out the $50 membership fee for Frommers.com readers, plus oodles of cruises on sale -- proving yet again that cruise vacations still offer the best value for your travel dollar.

Travel Q&A: Here's What the Experts Think About Cruising Alaska

By Heidi Sarna

If you can spare the dough, now's the time to go and explore Southeast Alaska's gorgeous fjords, glaciers, and forests. Here's what a handful of experts say about what to book, when to book and why they love our 50th state so darn much.