Which Cruise Offer is Right for Me?

By Theresa Boehl One of the most exciting parts of shopping for a cruise deal is choosing the offer that goes along with it. If you’re new to cruising, a cruise offer is like a bonus you receive as an incentive for booking a cruise — a nice boost as a “thank you” from yourContinue reading “Which Cruise Offer is Right for Me?”

Refundable or Non-refundable Cruise Rate

By Theresa Boehl If you’re shopping for cruise deals, you’ve probably seen both refundable and nonrefundable cruise rates listed. Before you book, it’s important to understand the difference between the two and choose one that works best for your budget, your plans, and your level of flexibility. Let’s explore the difference between these two typesContinue reading “Refundable or Non-refundable Cruise Rate”

Should I Cancel My Upcoming Cruise Because of COVID-19?

Whether you booked your cruise before the coronavirus pandemic hit or took a chance on a cruise for later in the year, you’re probably waiting with bated breath to see whether your sailing will go off without a hitch or end up nixed. As we all know, it can be challenging to plan getaways theseContinue reading “Should I Cancel My Upcoming Cruise Because of COVID-19?”

Future Cruise Credit or a Cruise Refund

It’s never fun to have your cruise canceled, even when you recognize it’s for the better. In 2020, thousands of would-be cruisers saw their hopes dashed for a fun ocean-bound getaway. If your cruise was canceled in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic’s temporary halt of cruise travel, you’ve probably been presented with two options:Continue reading “Future Cruise Credit or a Cruise Refund”

Top Cruise Destinations for 2021

By Theresa Boehl Imagining the possibilities for an upcoming cruise vacation never gets old. There’s nothing like the excitement, curiosity, and wonder that builds during the inspiration stage of planning your trip. And if you were issued a “Future Cruise Certificate” after your 2020 sailing was canceled, you’re probably especially eager to see how youContinue reading “Top Cruise Destinations for 2021”

What is Onboard Credit? 5 Things You Should Know

By Theresa Boehl When you’re new to cruising, it can seem like booking a sailing comes with its own secret language. Promotions are filled with head-scratching concepts and terminology not necessarily used in other types of vacations. One term that can be confusing for cruise newbies is “onboard credit,” sometimes called “cruise credit,” “shipboard credit”Continue reading “What is Onboard Credit? 5 Things You Should Know”

How to Get the Most from Your Future Cruise Credit

By Theresa Boehl Whether you’re a first-time cruiser or a seasoned cruise veteran, there’s nothing like the joy of booking a cruise and marking the official sail date on your calendar. But alas — sometimes life gets in the way. In this case, the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected leisure travel, putting a pause onContinue reading “How to Get the Most from Your Future Cruise Credit”