Cruises

9 Fun Facts About Costa Maya, Mexico

February 26, 2015

We’ve visited the port of Costa Maya, Mexico several times, but we’ve never made it past the Carlos’n Charlie’s in the port compound. We will visit again soon, so we did a little research to learn about the area.  9 Fun Facts About Costa Maya, Mexico 1. Costa Maya is a tourist region located on Mexico’s […]

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Viking River Cruises To Launch Mississippi River Cruises Out of New Orleans

February 25, 2015

What exciting news in the river cruise world: Viking Cruises Chairman Torstein Hagen and Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal announced that New Orleans will be the homeport for Viking River Cruises’ first North American river cruise itineraries sailing on the Mississippi River, starting in late 2017. Viking Cruises, a leader in European and Asia river cruises, and having […]

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How to Get Your Preferred Dining Seating on a Cruise

February 24, 2015

We love reader questions. Here’s a question from Dennis: I booked a Carnival cruise through an agent in April and I asked for table for 10. What I got was 3 different tables. Carnival said the rooms were linked together. The travel agent said the table for 10 is only a request. Who is correct? […]

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Norwegian Cruise Lines Raises Its Daily Service Charge

February 12, 2015

Norwegian Cruise Line announced this week that the company is adjusting its daily service charges for cruise guests for all sailings that begin on March 1, 2015 or later. The cruise line is raising its daily service charge from $12 per day for all guests three years of age and older, to the new rates below that are […]

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