cruise tips

Good news for Alaska Cruisers disembarking in Seattle! The Port of Seattle can tap into a nifty, helpful service, but it just may be one of the industry’s best-kept secrets

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if you’re planning to cruise during the Christmas/New Year period, on a sailing that actually touches either of those holidays (a true “holiday cruise”), here are a few things to consider

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Thinking about taking your first cruise? Many travelers avoid cruises declaring they would be “bored to death.” This article explodes that myth and teaches first time cruisers how to have the time of their life…and seasoned cruisers may learn something too (and chime in!)

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At MeetMeOnBoard, we’re celebrating “National Cruise Month” with Seven Tips for gay cruise passengers. Check out the past 5 tips, and watch for tip #7, coming shortly! Plan your own shore-excursions. This is one place where I advise you to use the Internet and do-it-yourself (just make sure you’re back to the ship in time!). Do your Internet research, and find things about the ports that interest you. Generally, the ship’s official shore excursions will cram you onto a bus. Why not plan ahead…rent a car on Hawaii’s Big Island for a day? Or hang out at the Blue Chairs gay area in Puerto Vallarta? Or find the one gay bar on Aruba? If you decide you do want that see-it-all-tour of the local waterfalls [&hellip

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At MeetMeOnBoard, we’re celebrating “National Cruise Month” with Seven Tips for gay cruise passengers. Watch this spot for more tips in the coming days. Tip #5: Be OUT on your mainstream cruise. Cruise companies are delighted for our business, and the onboard staff are used to gay passengers. In my experience, it’s comfortable to hold hands at dinner or on deck, dance together in the bars…basically anything straight people would do. On Royal Caribbean, my partner and I participated as a couple in mainstage game shows and pool deck games. We made lots of straight friends because of it, and discovered the cruise staff are 100% supportive. It’s “National Cruise Vacation” month in the U.S. That most likely means your travel agent is trying to [&hellip

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