Carnival Fascination returns to Jacksonville!

My wife and I have sailed on the Carnival Fascination many times when she was homeported in Jacksonville before she relocated to San Juan Puerto Rico. Due to severe damage to the San Juan cruise port, she will be sailing from Jacksonville on Thursday September 28th for a 4 day …

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San Juan cruise port sustains “extensive damage.”

Carnival’s Senior Cruise Director and Brand Ambassador John Heald states that the cruise port in San Juan has sustained “extensive damage” as a result of Hurricane Maria. John’s post on his Facebook page also states, “…it now appears that it will take several weeks to make the necessary repairs.” Please …

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San Juan Puerto Rico and Hurricane Maria

My wife and I have visited San Juan many, many times on Holland America Line. The people are very friendly and when you travel around the island, you see how beautiful the scenery is. Each and every time we visit, we make sure to stop by the fort.   Several …

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My top 5 Hurricane Irma Tips!

As you may know, I live in Jacksonville, Florida and I love it. Pretty good weather year round, nice beaches and of course a close drive to various cruise ports! My heart goes out to those Caribbean islands that have been destroyed by Hurricane Irma, yet now we in Florida …

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Why use a travel agent?

Back in my day, you could find a travel agent on every corner, but due to technology, many of them have been driven out of business. Many consumers are now going online to big travel websites in the hopes of saving each and every cent on their cruise. The fact …

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As Summer Approaches, it’s time to cruise!

I’ve been a travel agent for over 10 years, and I have to say that 2017 is a very different than years past. Many new and exciting ships are on the way, but most of them will be carrying thousands of passengers each, which makes the cruise experience less traditional …

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