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Taking Advantage of Future Cruise Credits & Price Drops Related to Coronavirus

Future Cruise Credits, Price Drops, and CoronavirusVideo: If you've canceled a cruise because of coronavirus (or if it's been canceled for you), you've likely been given a Future Cruise Credit (FCC) but it may not be clear how those work.  There are also a ton of wild price drops lately, largely related to the pandemic situation.  In this video, we make sure you understand what your options are, so you're prepared to make the most out of your next cruise bookings. read more

Coronavirus Update for Cruisers - Cancellation Policies, Government Recommendations, Stats & Why You May Want to Wait to Cancel

Cruise Coronavirus UpdateCoronavirus is a rapidly changing story that is impacting the world in many ways.  We've got a summary in the video below, of recent government recommendations, cruise line policy changes, and tips.

If you're planning on canceling a cruise, make sure you listen for our recommendation on why waiting a bit could be a good idea... read more

Is Princess Now "All-Inclusive"? Princess Plus Lets Guests Bundle Wi-Fi, Drinks, and Gratuities

Princess Plus = drinks, wi-fi, gratuities included

A few months ago Princess Cruises ran a sale called "Best Sale Ever" where many sailings included the option to bundle Wi-Fi, drinks, and gratuities with your fare - at significant savings compared to booking these things independent of your fare.  It must have been quite successful, as it now seems it might be a more permanent option... read more

Having Second Thoughts about Cruising? Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, Carnival & Others Allowing More Flexible Cancellation Terms Amid Coronavirus Spread

Cruise Line Cancellation Policies Because of CoronavirusWith many people questioning their upcoming travel plans because of coronavirus, multiple cruise lines have begun temporarily updating their cancellation policies, allowing guests to cancel without significant penalty.  Some lines are even incentivizing guests to keep their reservations... read more

Virgin Voyages' Scarlet Lady Restaurant Photos and Menus!

Virgin Voyages' Scarlet Lady Restaurant Menus and Photos

If you're as excited as we are about Scarlet Lady then you'll be happy to see we've compiled a number of the menus from restaurants on Virgin Voyages' first ship, along with descriptions, and a number of actual photos from onboard restaurants - not just renderings.  Check out the gallery at very the bottom for even more renderings as well as actual photos of the venues.. read more

From Trash to Treasure, Virgin Voyages Lets You Navigate Your Cruise with Wristbands Made from Recovered Plastic

Virgin Voyages "The Band"Virgin Voyages sets sail with passengers for the first time in less than two months, and they're sharing a little bit more about how you'll get things done on-board: with marine plastic.  While it's no surprise that this paradigm-breaking brand will use technology to enhance guest experiences, there are a few interesting new twists with "The Band"... read more

Celebrity Millennium Adding Pacific Northwest and Alaska Sailings in April

Celebrity Millennium Adds AK and PNW SailingsRecently, Celebrity announced in an abundance of caution related to coronavirus, they'd be canceling all remaining Celebrity Millennium sailings in Asia for this season.  This means they've added several five night Pacific Northwest and eleven night Alaska sailings, offering amazing opportunities to sail on a newly Revolutionized ship at great rates.  How great?  In some cases, we're talking about suites for under $152 pp/pn...