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Category Archives: Cruising

Flying Champagne Corks Or Why You Need An Emergency Medical Travel Membership

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You may have read the recent headline “Cruise after woman suffers injury from a Champagne cork”—or not: the gist of the article was that a passenger on board got hit by a flying Champagne cork and had to be taken off the ship by an emergency crew and taken to the hospital. Yep, you read […]


Top Ten Cruise Lines (Per Category)

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Between the onboard entertainment options, the food and the sheer size of modern ships, there’s no doubt cruising has come a long way since the first pleasure cruises took to the water in the mid-1800s. If you’re looking to book passage on one of these floating palaces but aren’t quite sure which cruise line would […]


How One Man Saved Over $46,000 On His Cruise Vacation  

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Google “how to save money on travel” and you will literally get about 433,000,000 results in .37 seconds. Whether it’s “being flexible with your travel dates” or “going directly to the airline website,” there’s one super hot tip that can—when you least expect it—save you thousands of dollars. Here’s the Hot Tip: Purchase a medical […]


12 Healthy Reasons To Take A Cruise Vacation

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WASHINGTON /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — According to a recent study, cruise travelers rank an ocean cruise as the best overall vacation experience. In addition to being fun, a cruise vacation provides a number of health benefits which are supported by third party research.  Today, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) revealed 12 reasons why taking a cruise is a great […]


River Cruising: The Ins and Outs of Inclusivity

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Today we have a great guest post written by John Latimer, travel industry veteran and VP of Travel Services at SkyMed International where he answers that age-old question: what’s the real scoop on an all-included cruise? River cruising in Europe is one of the fastest growing segments of the travel industry—and rightly so. There’s a lot to […]


Your Top 10 Cruise Questions Answered

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Experienced cruisers will tell you cruising is hands down the very best way to see the world: it’s a floating one-stop-shop with accommodations, excellent restaurants, shopping, entertainment and stops at exotic ports with no stress attached. Considering a cruise? We asked John Latimer, VP of Fareline, SkyMed International’s in-house travel agency—and a veteran cruiser in […]