Cruise Guide: You deserve to save money on a cruise

By Matt Roseboom

cruiseguideheadersmallYour alarm clock goes off early. You’re late to work and get reprimanded by your boss, who makes you work late, which makes you get home late, which makes your spouse and kids unhappy. This chain reaction won’t happen every day, but just one of these things may make you think to yourself, “I deserve a cruise.”

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) agrees and it’s teamed up with its cruise line members for the “You Deserve a Cruise” promotion. Most of the top cruise lines are offering special limited-time deals. Here’s a sampling: Continue reading “Cruise Guide: You deserve to save money on a cruise”

Book Costa and stay free at Planet Hollywood

Throughout March, guests who book a European cruise with Costa will automatically receive a two-night complimentary stay at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, based on availability from Sunday through Thursday. The offer is valid on all FIT sailings booked in March 2009 on seven- to 14-night Europe sailings that depart in 2009. Continue reading “Book Costa and stay free at Planet Hollywood”

Regent expands free air and shore excursions offers

rengent-logoEarlier today, Regent Seven Seas Cruises announced they are expanding their free air, two-for-one savings and free unlimited shore excursions packages for the remainder of the year. Cruise fares on 38 voyages in 2009 have been lowered, while the number of cruises now featuring Free Unlimited Shore Excursions has increased from 35 to 58. There are now 36 departures that feature a combination of all three special offers. Continue reading “Regent expands free air and shore excursions offers”

Cruise Guide: Blushing brides beam aboard Star Flyer

Star Flyer, one of three vessels in the Star Clipper’s fleet, features a host of Tahiti itineraries in 2009. Image courtesy Star Clippers
Star Flyer, one of three vessels in the Star Clipper’s fleet, features a host of Tahiti itineraries in 2009. Image courtesy Star Clippers

By Michael Coleman

cruiseguideheadersmallCost-conscious honeymooners take note: Your ship has come in.

Star Flyer, one of three ships in the Star Clipper’s fleet, not only will be offering the beauty and romance of Tahiti in 2009, but lucky brides will now receive 50 percent off the cruise fare. Continue reading “Cruise Guide: Blushing brides beam aboard Star Flyer”