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Category Archives: Cruising

How Young Is Too Young For A River Cruise?

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If you think a river cruise is for retirees past their expiration date, think again: according to CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association), a good portion of the growth of river cruising over the past few years is actually due to an increase in bookings with a much younger set in mind. While traditionally the domain […]


Top 10 Cruise Lines

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We all have our favorite cruise lines, but maybe it’s time you explored something different! Or… perhaps you’ve never been aboard a cruise line and you’ll find something on the list that will catch your eye! If you’re a SkyMed Travel member, check in frequently because more likely than not we have exceptional sales and […]


How To Stay Healthy On A Cruise

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There’s nothing more fun than a cruise—but nothing less fun than getting sick on one. Cruise ships have a reputation for being floating germ incubators, but truth is, you have about a third less chance of getting sick on one than you do picking something up at home. However, if someone is contagious and goes […]


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 […]