Category: Cruise Travel

Cruise Travel Tips

We are officially in the heart of “Wave Season” which lasts from January to March and features some of the best deals on cruise ship vacations that are offered all year round. Cruises are a great option for several types of travelers including couples, honeymooners, students, and families. Cruise vacations can be very different than a vacation to a single destination, so it is important to know what to be prepared for. Whether you are thinking about embarking on your first cruise adventure, or you plan one yearly, we wanted to provide a few tips that will make your cruise vacation easier, safer, and more enjoyable!
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A Guide to River Cruises

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By now you’ve probably heard of river cruises, since they’ve been gaining popularity. The idea of seeing the world by river is getting travelers’ attention and the cruise ships themselves are improving each year. You can cruise almost any major river in the world at this point. Some of the hottest destinations are Europe, Africa, and China because of the rich history and unique views.
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Cruise Safety Travel Tips

A cruise is a unique type of vacation where you feel safe and secluded, so it can be easy to forget that you need to watch out for your safety while you’re living the good life. Here are some tips to make your next cruise a safe one!
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Top Travel Trends of 2013

The official travel season has almost officially arrived and it’s time to look at some of the yearly travel trends that keep popping up across the travel industry.  Take a look at some of the newest and most popular trends you may run across in your travels of 2013.
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Top Travel Scams to Avoid

With summer approaching quickly, most of us have vacation on the brain. While planning a vacation is fun and exciting, it is important to remember that traveling is one of the highest activities related to scams and fraud. Scam artists are aware of people’s laid back, care free attitudes while traveling and use this to their advantage. While it is important to not be overly paranoid, we want to provide you with some knowledge of the most common travel scams and some of the easiest ways to avoid them.
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What Does “All-Inclusive” Really Mean?

You’ve read the brochures, searched the internet for cruises and vacation packages –all advertised as “all-inclusive.”
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Family Members May Affect Travel Insurance

Did you know that when you purchase travel insurance, some of your coverage may be affected by family members not traveling with you?
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Tips for Traveling to a Hurricane Region

With Hurricane Season in full swing, experts are predicting to see a near-normal hurricane season in both the Atlantic Basin, including the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico, and the Eastern Pacific this year. If you plan on traveling to storm-prone regions you should carefully consider the potential dangers and inconveniences associated with your trip prior to finalizing plans. It is important to always be prepared, and take into consideration the following tips to ensure your safety this season!
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Avoid Getting Scammed While on Vacation

We can all spot them: that person who takes pictures of everything, walking around with their fanny pack on, map in hand…the typical tourist. When you are in a foreign place you can easily be picked out of the crowd by a local. Although we all try to be conscientious of our surroundings, it only takes a second to become a victim. They may appear to be a helping hand in a time of need, be weary of their smiling face!
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