Port Canaveral Cruise Parking


On our recent Royal Caribbean Monarch of the Seas cruise we discovered Port Canaveral cruise parking is now $15 a day. This was the first time we had parked at the cruise port in years and it will likely be the last time for several more years. Had this been a 7 night cruise we [...]

Cruise Stock Shareholder Benefits – Free Stateroom Credit

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Did you know there was a way you could earn free stateroom credit on every cruise you take? Well there is. Both Carnival Corporation and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd offer shareholder benefits to those who own at least 100 shares of their stock. These benefit comes in the form of stateroom credits that vary based [...]

What You Should Know About Cruises from San Juan

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Last year my wife and I took our first cruise from San Juan, Puerto Rico… We loved it. In fact, We would even choose to cruise out of San Juan over cruising from Ft. Lauderdale if it came down to those two choices. Since we live in Atlanta we typically try and cruise out of [...]

Smuggling Alcohol on a Cruise

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Unless you are booked on one of the all inclusive cruises with alcohol included you could be staring down a big surprise when it comes time to settle up your cruise tab at the end of your voyage. With watered down cruise drink prices hovering around $7 a pop and beers running around $5 it [...]

Don’t miss out on Adriatic cruises

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The past couple of years I have really wanted to cruise to Croatia so like most cruises would do I began searching through all of the great Mediterranean cruise offerings. As it turns out I could have made my search easier by just searching for Adriatic cruises. I don’t claim to be a world map [...]

Benefits of boarding the cruise ship late


I’ve already talked about the benefits of boarding the cruise ship early but for those families that like to sleep past the free fruit loops and blueberry muffins there are quite a few benefits of boarding late as well. Sleep – chances are good you didn’t make it to bed before midnight. Maybe you closed [...]