Introduction to Cruising




Interested in taking a cruise but not sure what to expect?

Read on for answers to some commonly asked questions:



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    What's the best cruise line for me?

    Are you looking to economize or go all out? Planning family fun or a sophisticated adventure? Whether you're seeking a getaway for two or traveling with a group, cruise lines offer a range of styles from which to choose. Find the cruise line that's right for you.


      Contemporary cruises offer casual quality and great value for both families and adult-only parties, often with diverse activities and entertainment.


        Carnival Cruise Lines logo: click to go to Carnival Cruise Line page

        Carnival Cruise Line

        Known as the “Fun Ships,” Carnival offers day and nighttime entertainment for guests of all ages, comfortable staterooms, attentive service and an exciting variety of dining options, all at great value for your vacation dollar.


          Disney Cruise Line logo: click to go to Disney Cruise Line page

          Disney Cruise Line

          Although designed for families, Disney caters in style both to children and to adults. The ships offer modern yet classic design with large staterooms suitable for families.


            Norewegian Cruise Line logo: click to go to Norwegian Cruise Line page

            Norwegian Cruise Line

            Ideal for first-time cruisers, the ships of Norwegian Cruise Line offer a casual yet contemporary and upbeat environment. There are numerous activities, bars, lounges, fitness facilities and programs.


              Princess Cruises logo: click to go to Princess Cruises page

              Princess Cruises

              Quality, contemporary cruising with a balance of tradition and innovation makes Princess one of the world’s most popular lines. Large and midsize ships are well designed with pleasant, sophisticated surroundings.


                Royal Caribbean logo: click to go to Royal Caribbean page

                Royal Caribbean International

                Royal Caribbean offers something for everyone. Ships feature a variety of high-energy activities.


                  
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                    Premium cruises offer attentive service and elegant surroundings, typically with an emphasis on fine dining.


                      Azamara logo: click to go to Azamara page

                      Azamara

                      Azamara’s fleet is comprised of midsize ships that focus on destination cruising. The ships offer an intimate country club ambiance and longer voyages.


                        Celebrity Cruises logo: click to go to Celebrity Cruises page

                        Celebrity Cruises

                        Contemporary cruising on elegant ships is Celebrity’s hallmark. Passengers enjoy fine dining and attentive service, with special touches such as no onboard announcements and cold towels by the pool.


                          Cunard logo: click to go to Cunard page

                          Cunard

                          Traditional, sophisticated travelers appreciate Cunard’s true ocean-liner experience, which offers a classic ambiance and a glimpse of the golden age of passenger ships.


                            Holland America logo: click to go to Holland America page

                            Holland America Line

                            Holland America has a long history of traditional cruising on spacious, elegant midsize ships. The line is known for its gracious service and sophisticated dining, and its fleet sails to ports of call on all seven continents.


                              
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                                Luxury cruises offer personalized service, elegant surroundings, and exceptional experiences.


                                  Regent logo: click to go to Regent page

                                  Regent Seven Seas Cruises

                                  Enjoy casual elegance in Regent’s relaxed, stylish atmosphere. Ships feature excellent food, spacious and comfortable surroundings, and intuitive, pampering service aboard midsize vessels.


                                    
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                                      River cruises offer an alternative style of cruising with a greater emphasis on scenic city destinations and cultural exploration.


                                        Uniworld logo: click to go to Uniworld page

                                        Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

                                        Discover luxury river cruising. Elegant ships feature an average capacity of 130 guests and one of the highest staff-to-guest ratios in the river cruise industry.


                                          
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                                            Interested in taking a cruise but not sure what to expect?

                                            Read on for answers to some commonly asked questions:


                                            
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                                              What's the best cruise line for me?

                                              Are you looking to economize or go all out? Planning family fun or a sophisticated adventure? Whether you're seeking a getaway for two or traveling with a group, cruise lines offer a range of styles from which to choose. Find the cruise line that's right for you.


                                                Contemporary cruises offer casual quality and great value for both families and adult-only parties, often with diverse activities and entertainment.


                                                  Carnival Cruise Lines logo: click to go to Carnival Cruise Line page

                                                  Carnival Cruise Line

                                                  Known as the “Fun Ships,” Carnival offers day and nighttime entertainment for guests of all ages, comfortable staterooms, attentive service and an exciting variety of dining options, all at great value for your vacation dollar.


                                                    Disney Cruise Line logo: click to go to Disney Cruise Line page

                                                    Disney Cruise Line

                                                    Although designed for families, Disney caters in style both to children and to adults. The ships offer modern yet classic design with large staterooms suitable for families.


                                                      Norewegian Cruise Line logo: click to go to Norwegian Cruise Line page

                                                      Norwegian Cruise Line

                                                      Ideal for first-time cruisers, the ships of Norwegian Cruise Line offer a casual yet contemporary and upbeat environment. There are numerous activities, bars, lounges, fitness facilities and programs.


                                                        Princess Cruises logo: click to go to Princess Cruises page

                                                        Princess Cruises

                                                        Quality, contemporary cruising with a balance of tradition and innovation makes Princess one of the world’s most popular lines. Large and midsize ships are well designed with pleasant, sophisticated surroundings.


                                                          Royal Caribbean logo: click to go to Royal Caribbean page

                                                          Royal Caribbean International

                                                          Royal Caribbean offers something for everyone. Ships feature a variety of high-energy activities.


                                                            
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                                                              Premium cruises offer attentive service and elegant surroundings, typically with an emphasis on fine dining.


                                                                Azamara logo: click to go to Azamara page

                                                                Azamara

                                                                Azamara’s fleet is comprised of midsize ships that focus on destination cruising. The ships offer an intimate country club ambiance and longer voyages.


                                                                  Celebrity Cruises logo: click to go to Celebrity Cruises page

                                                                  Celebrity Cruises

                                                                  Contemporary cruising on elegant ships is Celebrity’s hallmark. Passengers enjoy fine dining and attentive service, with special touches such as no onboard announcements and cold towels by the pool.


                                                                    Cunard logo: click to go to Cunard page

                                                                    Cunard

                                                                    Traditional, sophisticated travelers appreciate Cunard’s true ocean-liner experience, which offers a classic ambiance and a glimpse of the golden age of passenger ships.


                                                                      Holland America logo: click to go to Holland America page

                                                                      Holland America Line

                                                                      Holland America has a long history of traditional cruising on spacious, elegant midsize ships. The line is known for its gracious service and sophisticated dining, and its fleet sails to ports of call on all seven continents.


                                                                        
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                                                                          Luxury cruises offer personalized service, elegant surroundings, and exceptional experiences.


                                                                            Regent logo: click to go to Regent page

                                                                            Regent Seven Seas Cruises

                                                                            Enjoy casual elegance in Regent’s relaxed, stylish atmosphere. Ships feature excellent food, spacious and comfortable surroundings, and intuitive, pampering service aboard midsize vessels.


                                                                              
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                                                                                River cruises offer an alternative style of cruising with a greater emphasis on scenic city destinations and cultural exploration.


                                                                                  Uniworld logo: click to go to Uniworld page

                                                                                  Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

                                                                                  Discover luxury river cruising. Elegant ships feature an average capacity of 130 guests and one of the highest staff-to-guest ratios in the river cruise industry.


                                                                                    
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