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Even the most experienced traveler can get frustrated when every trip means they have to check in and out of several hotels and do the unpack-pack routine multiple times during one vacation. It is not only annoying, it takes valuable time out of the trip when you could otherwise be shopping, sight-seeing, or just plain relaxing. This is only one reason why taking a cruise is such a welcome alternative. But contrary to popular opinion, you do not need to plan months in advance to enjoy a great cruise vacation – not with the many deals on last minute cruises.
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Date:February 20th, 2009
Holland America Line is one of the subsidiaries of the massive Carnival Cruise company, but it also has its own identity as a provider of premium cruise vacations. Holland America cruises has 13 ships in its fleet and if you take a trip with this company you are one of almost 700,000 people to do so each year – so they must be doing something right!
While Holland America cruises might sound like they have a European focus, the company itself is actually headquartered in Seattle. It was, however, founded in Amsterdam (hence the name). Europe is among the destinations served ... [read more]
Coming up with a vacation the entire family can enjoy and that does not cost a fortune can be a real challenge. And even if your family loves taking a simple trip to the nearest beach or mountain for camping, you want a little variety now and then, right? Something a little more interesting and far away than you could drive to in an hour would be a nice change of pace, but is that going to be too expensive? Not if you check out the various family cruises available these days.
It used to be that the word “cruise” conjured ... [read more]
While those of us without children may not immediately be drawn to Disney Cruises, the cruise company offers a great deal to parents who do not want to leave the munchkins at home with the grandparents but who also want to have a vacation adults can enjoy, too. These family-friendly cruise vacations include activities and entertainment designed for all different age groups, from toddlers right on up, so Mom and Dad can leave the little ones in the capable hands of the daycare staff while they take advantage of a little shore excursion or quiet dinner for two!
Of course, the ... [read more]
Maybe you have seen the TV commercials for Celebrity Cruise Lines, where people who have just taken a Celebrity cruise walk around in a daze afterwards lamenting having to return to real life where they are not treated like royalty. If that does not make you want to get the royal treatment on a Celebrity Cruise yourself, we do not know what does. Celebrity Cruise Lines has created a niche for itself as a provider of premium cruise vacations, and they have done an excellent job of it.
Along with the cruise destinations most other cruise companies serve – Alaska, the ... [read more]
Carnival Cruise Lines is certainly one of the major cruise line companies, offering regular tours of everywhere from Alaska to Europe to Hawaii to the Caribbean to Panama – they even have a cruise of Canada and New England. One of the company’s claims to fame is its focus on making cruises more affordable, and their many already-affordable cruises are made even more reasonable if you are able to take advantage of some of these Carnival Cruise Lines deals.
Even a cruise company like Carnival, with its inexpensive alternatives to the luxury cruise tours, will offer special discounts and perks now ... [read more]