Getting To Your Florida Cruise

Additional Links For Information On Florida Cruise Ports Port Canaveral Parking Shuttle from MCO to Canaveral  Alamo Port Canaveral  Cruising from a Florida port? Find information on transfers from airport, taxis, rental cars, port parking, and shuttles. Save money while planning your cruise vacation.

Thoughts On Selecting A Cruise

New To Cruising? If you are new to cruising and are thinking about what you should book next you should first decide what you are looking for in that cruise. Everybody seems to be cruising. It’s actually gaining in popularity every year, but all cruises are not alike and it’s important to understand what toContinue reading “Thoughts On Selecting A Cruise”

Telephone Service At Sea

Often when people take a cruise they want to stay in touch with family back home by calling. Before you take that cruise it is advisable to check with you cellular service concerning your options and costs. Being forewarned is forearmed. Using cell phones while on a cruise can be very expensive. The major U.S.Continue reading “Telephone Service At Sea”

Cruising and Tours

Cruise Ship port of Call Tours While we are just not “guided tour” enthusiasts, we have been on a fair number of them. To begin with, there are some land tours that make good sense to do. The first is where there is someplace you really want to see and even the bus trip isContinue reading “Cruising and Tours”

River Cruising in Europe Part Two

A Cautionary Tale Part Two Note: See Part One Here Low & High Water We just got home from a European river cruise and it didn’t go as we had hoped. Sometimes the rivers experience high water conditions that prevent the long boats from passing under bridges. In our case, Europe has been suffering aContinue reading “River Cruising in Europe Part Two”

Travel Electronics (Update September 2018)

What We Travel With Technology changes rapidly and services that worked well or were inexpensive yesterday may not be available or work the same way today. Our travel electronics collection now includes a couple of small Macintosh Air laptops, an iPad, an Android tablet, two iPhones and a Blu phone, a compact digital camera andContinue reading “Travel Electronics (Update September 2018)”

Getting To Florida Ports For That Caribbean Cruise

With Caribbean Cruising season fast approaching here is a guide to how to get to those Florida ports. Regardless if your coming by train, plane or automobile there are ways to save money making that final connection to your cruise ship. Florida Cruises – Getting To The Port… Florida has become one of the largestContinue reading “Getting To Florida Ports For That Caribbean Cruise”

Ways to Save Money on Booking a Cruise

Getting the best deal on booking a cruise is a process very much like getting the best fare on a flight. Like all businesses, cruise lines want to get the most for every cabin and, like the airlines at the moment of departure, anything unsold has no future value. Economists call these items non-fungible, meaningContinue reading “Ways to Save Money on Booking a Cruise”

Repositioning Cruises, Another Side of Cruising

  A repositioning cruise traditionally is when a cruise company needs to move ships from one seasonal location to another. Winter is cruising season in the Caribbean while Europe is a Summer market. For that reason dozens of cruise ships head out across the Atlantic every Spring. These Atlantic crossing occur  twice a year andContinue reading “Repositioning Cruises, Another Side of Cruising”

Beating The Jones Act

Our One-Time Getting Around The Jones Act For a refresher on the Jones Act see Cruising and the Jones Act Here. Back in 2016 we booked a back-to-back set of cruises with Celebrity. The first cruise was an Alaska cruise starting in Seattle and finishing in Vancouver. The second cruise continued on from Vancouver andContinue reading “Beating The Jones Act”