Pre-Cruise Hotel in Ft Lauderdale

Back in the day, I used to drive the 6 hour journey from my home in Jacksonville to Ft Lauderdale with my wife Marty to go on a cruise vacation. I remember being so stressed out leaving at the crack of dawn and at all the stops we would make …

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Looking forward to returning to Holland America Line!

Wow! It’s been about a year since I’ve been on  Holland America Line. I’m looking forward to sailing on the Holland America Line MS Westerdam departing on Saturday, March 15th! Stay tuned for updates and be sure to follow along on Twitter with #westerdam! Scott @scottlara1961

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Do you need a Passport for your cruise? Yes you do!

The number one question I get as a travel agent is, “Do I need a passport?” The fact of the matter is yes you do. Even on so-called “closed loop cruises” which means that you sail FROM and RETURN TO a U.S. port, I strongly recommend you get a passport! Why? What if you step off …

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A life changed on the Carnival Fascination!

As you may know, Marty and I celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary on the Carnival Fascination the first week of January, 2014. We had such a great time that we returned to the Fascination on Feb 17th for yet another 5 day cruise to Key West and Nassau. This time …

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Carnival Fascination Feb 17th

Hi from Nassau. Marty and I are back on the Carnival Fascination. We enjoyed our Fascination cruise so much on Jan 6th for our 30th anniversary, that we are sailing again! This time we have balcony cabin U210 on the upper deck (deck 6) and it’s great! We had a …

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What a specific cabin? Book Early.

Hi Everyone, I’m like a lot of people. I wait until the last moment to book a cruise because I want a great deal. The problem with that mentality is that if you are “dog on a bone” about getting a certain cabin, you might as well forget it! It’s …

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Carnival Live!

As you may know, I sailed on the Blake Shelton cruise. It was incredible. Carnival has now brought Carnival Live to its ships! The biggest names in country, R&B and rock will be performing on Carnival ships!                Check out the links below for details, and if you want to …

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Why Cruise?

It may be a weird question for those of us who love to cruise, but I wanted to share this thought! 1) Cruising is cheaper than a land based vacation! Consider all the costs (and frustration) of a land based vacation: * Lodging * Food * Entertainment * Packing and …

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