Cruise pointers you can trust
They increase the odds of your flight being cancelled or delayed (this is especially true during winter months). And connecting flights magnify the chances of your luggage being lost.
Book a new ship
When a cruise line adds a new ship to its fleet, the vessel is usually superior in comfort, spaciousness, and facilities than its older cruise ships.
Consider buying a
Although buying the various trip components (air, cruise, transfers, etc.) separately lets you tailor the trip to your preferences, there are big advantages for a cruise package.
Packages usually save you money.
Ease of travel
If your flight is delayed or cancelled, the packager will use its expertise and contacts to find you an alternative.
After your debark the plane, the packager's agent will guide you through an island's passport control and customs.
You are provided no-hassle ground transportation to your ship or hotel. Non-package cruisers are on their own.
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