How Long Is Summer Break in the USA?

summer break

Planning a cruise is difficult enough on its own, but factoring kids and summer break into the equation makes it much more restrictive. If you’re planning to travel in the US, your timing will dictate cost, availability and your overall …

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Best Hotels Near Barcelona Cruise Port

W hotel near Barcelona Cruise Port

The port of Barcelona is located at the waterfront in Port Vell, at the end of Las Ramblas in the centre of Barcelona. It’s one of the world’s busiest cruise ports with seven cruise terminals located on three piers. If …

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Princess Cruises from Southampton 2022

Princess Cruises from Southampton

Princess Cruises from Southampton are an incredibly popular choice for couples and families who are booking cruises for 2022. Whether you’ve got some Princess Cruises Future Cruise Credit to spend, or are wanting to try a cruise for the first …

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19 Best Cruise Destinations For Couples

A cruise can be one of the most romantic getaways there is. After all, that’s why honeymooners love them! From the soft sandy beaches of the Caribbean to the historic architecture of Europe to the jaw-dropping natural scenery of Alaska …

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The Best Cruises from Liverpool (with Prices)

cruise from liverpool

Cruises from Liverpool have exploded in popularity lately. Cruise lines like MSC Cruises and Disney Cruise Line began cruising from Liverpool for the very first time in 2021. Plus, the development of Liverpool’s new cruise terminal in 2023 will enable …

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7 Closest Beaches to St. Kitts Cruise Port

A wonderful cruise port to visit, St. Kitts offers a perfect blend of beach vibes and mountain backdrops. Found in the eastern Caribbean, close to Antigua and Barbuda, one of the biggest highlights of a cruise to St. Kitts is …

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The Best Winter Cruises from Southampton

winter cruise from Southampton

Cruising is popular all year round. However, many cruise ships head stateside for the winter. They follow the sun to offer warm Caribbean cruises between October and April, before returning to Europe for the summer season. If you prefer to …

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Best Nude & Topless Beaches in Cozumel

If your vacation includes some time in Cozumel, you may be wondering if there are any beaches where you can sunbathe topless or even nude. The topless beaches in Cozumel aren’t well advertised but they do exist. And there are …

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The Best Cruises from Newcastle upon Tyne

If you live in the North East of England, the journey to Southampton to join your cruise ship can be a long and expensive one. That’s why many people prefer to cruise from Newcastle wherever possible. In this guide to …

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How to Cruise to Iceland

Iceland cruise

With its dramatic glaciers, beautiful waterfalls and incredible volcanoes, Iceland is a country that deserves to be pretty high up on anyone’s bucket list. If you’re considering a cruise to Iceland, you’ll be pleased to know that taking a cruise …

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The Best Cruise Destinations For Families

best cruise destinations for families

When planning a family cruise, choosing the best destination is just as important as choosing the best cruise line and the best ship. After all, you’ll get off the ship most days to explore a port of call, so it’s …

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CocoCay with Young Kids: Everything You Need to Know

Cococay with kids

Royal Caribbean’s private island, Perfect Day at CocoCay underwent a huge refurbishment in 2019 which saw the addition of jaw-dropping facilities such as the tallest waterslide in North America, a 1600-foot zipline and a huge wave pool. The Bahamian island …

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Top 5 Things to Do in Palma Majorca With Kids

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca with kids

Wondering what there is to do in Palma with kids? Quite a lot, actually! Read on to see some of the best options. Palma de Mallorca is a popular port of call on Mediterranean cruises. The Mallorcan capital is a …

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What Can You Do For Free at CocoCay?

Captain Jill's galleon

Admission to CocoCay is free of charge and most of the attractions on the island are free, as is most of the food. Drinks are free if you have a cruise ship drinks package. Some of the thrill rides and …

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The Best Cruise Line Private Islands

Perfect Day at CocoCay

Private islands are seen as the ‘next big thing’ in the cruise industry. These cruise line-owned islands are becoming extensions of the ships themselves, featuring larger versions of on-board splash parks, the same great food you’ll find on the ship, …

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Cold Weather Cruises: 69 Things to Do on a Ship

Bumper cars

As a budget cruiser with a growing family, I’ve learned that compromise is vital to be able to afford to cruise. Whilst I’d love to spend two weeks in August sailing on a brand new cruise ship in a balcony …

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How Hurricanes Can Affect Cruises

Caribbean hurricane

The Caribbean is one of the world’s most popular cruise destinations. Unfortunately, it’s also where many of the world’s hurricanes happen. So what happens if your cruise is due to sail the same path as a hurricane? Can cruise ships …

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