Bermuda to gain many more cruise passengers in 2018

Bernews.com is reporting that Bermuda will receive many cruise passengers outside of summer months in 2018. The 2018 Cruise Ship Schedule shows a 67% increase in cruise calls in the month of April from 2017. Click on the link below for all the details and congratulations to Bermuda! http://bernews.com/2017/12/180-cruise-calls-expected-in-bermuda-next-year/ Be …

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Cruise ships return to St. Maarten!

The Caribbean Journal is reporting that 10,000 cruise passengers will be in St. Maarten over the next few days! St. Maarten experienced heavy damage in 2017 totaling over $1 billion dollars according to relief organizations due to Hurricane Irma. Marty and I have visited St. Maarten many times and consider …

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Princess Cruises honoring the military with great benefits!

As a U.S. Navy veteran, I deeply appreciate it when companies give me and my fellow members of the military great discounts! My first ship, the U.S.S Samuel Eliot Morison FFG-13 I haven’t sailed on Princess Cruises yet, but here are some great benefits that they are offering veterans and …

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My poll on kids on cruises.

A week ago I conducted a poll on Facebook asking people if they had noticed that more and more parents are pulling their kids out of school to go on cruises. My concern is that few parents put their kids in the designated kids programs and let their kids run …

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Great hack for your next cruise!

You know it, I know it, and the American people know it! You’re bound to spill something on your clothes on a cruise!!! My wife Marty came up with this great hack! 1. Spot clean your garments or soak them in the tub with high quality detergent! 2. After you …

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Carnival announces “clearer” boarding pass

On December 8, 2017, you will see a big change to your Carnival boarding pass. This “clearer” boarding pass prominently displays your boarding time and most importantly, the final boarding time for your cruise! Remember, you still need to bring your passport, (or certified birth certificate for closed-ended U.S. cruises) …

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5 signs that you’ve cruised many times.

1. You know the location of all of the public restrooms on the ship!  2. You know crew members by name, and more importantly, they know you! Nothing makes me happier than when a crew member says, “Mr. Scott…..Welcome back!!!!”  3. You bring a small cooler for ice instead of …

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Key differences between Nieuw Amsterdam and Eurodam!

Marty and I enjoyed a 7 day cruise on the Nieuw Amsterdam from Nov 4-11th (cabin 4127 obstructed view) and then the Eurodam Nov 26-Dec 3rd (cabin 4125 obstructed view). I noticed a few differences I wanted to share: 1. While both ships had the amazing BB Kings band, the …

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