Do You Have to Pay for Babies on a Cruise?

Baby Adam on the bed

Babies can be expensive little things, can’t they? However, one of the upsides of travelling with a baby is that they get in pretty much everywhere for free. But do babies cruise for free? On holiday you wouldn’t expect to …

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Win a Cruise!

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I was lucky enough to win not one but TWO cruises, in just three days! I couldn’t believe my luck and since then I’ve decided to enter every cruise competition I can find on the internet. I decided to create …

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Southampton Cruise Parking: The Ultimate Guide

Southampton cruise parking

When you’re planning a cruise, if you intend to drive to Southampton then your car parking arrangements are certainly something that you should think about ahead of time. With so many options, it can be tricky to know which is …

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How to Text on a Cruise Ship for Free

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When you’re on land, texting is often the quickest, easiest and cheapest way to keep in touch with people. Whilst many people love to disconnect completely during their cruise, there may be times when you want to check on your …

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Dover Cruise Parking Guide

While Dover is primarily a ferry port, there are also a considerable number of cruise ships departing from Dover each year with cruise lines such as Carnival, Disney, Fred. Olsen, Hurtigruten, Saga, Seabourn and Tradewind Voyages. When you book a …

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Car Parking at Rosyth Cruise Terminal


The Port of Rosyth is located 40 minutes from Edinburgh, on the north bank of the River Forth in Scotland. If you plan to drive to Rosyth for your cruise, you’ll need to arrange to park your car. Parking at …

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London Tilbury Cruise Terminal Parking Guide

If you’ve booked a cruise from London International Cruise Terminal at Tilbury, then you’ll need to book your car parking in advance. Parking at Tilbury’s cruise terminal is easy, but it can be expensive. In this guide, I’ll show you …

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How Much Does a Cruise Cost?

How much is a cruise?

How much do cruises really cost? To work out the real cost of a cruise you should consider not just your cruise ship ticket price, but anything else you’ll need such as flights to the port, shore excursions, drinks and …

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Liverpool Cruise Parking Guide

Liverpool Cruise Terminal is conveniently located at Liverpool Docks, close to Liverpool city centre. Despite the central location, it’s possible (and not too expensive) to park within walking distance of Liverpool cruise port. That said, there may be times when …

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How to get cheap cruises: An insider guide

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Before I became a full-time blogger, I worked in the marketing department of a well-known specialist cruise travel agency for five years. In that time, I’ve sat at my desk and watched the price of cruises go up and down, …

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How to book a cruise for a family of 4

cruise for family of four

Finding a cruise for a family of four can be tricky because when you see cruise offers advertised online, they’re almost always based on two people sharing. This means that it can be very tricky to compare cruise prices for …

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How to pay for a cruise in instalments

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The traditional way to book and pay for a cruise involves paying a small deposit at the time of booking and then paying off the balance around 12 weeks before you sail. However, many people struggle to budget for the …

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Future Cruise Credit: 12 vital things to know

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In these unprecedented times, many cruisers have had cruises cancelled and have been offered Future Cruise Credit (FCC) to entice them to rebook their cruise for a future date. This guide to Future Cruise Credit will tell you everything you …

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