I took my first cruise in 1983, and all together I have taken more cruises than I can distinctly recall, including working aboard five different ships from three different cruise lines. When I started many people could not only name every cruise ship in service; many had sailed on most of them. < I started
InsureMyTrip, the nation’s top travel insurance comparison site, today announced the launch of its first-ever Cruise Travel Guide. The 2015 Cruise Travel Guide is a compilation of data-driven insights to help cruisers travel smarter in 2015. A strong team of travel experts and data scientists at InsureMyTrip analyzed online traffic and buying habits in order to identify trends within
Sherri Eisenberg is one of our favorite travel reporters (she’s the one smiling to the right of Florence Henderson. The photo was taken during the Love Boat reunion cruise). This fun-loving cruise enthusiast writes about the latest cruise trends and deals for a variety of publications, including The Los Angeles Times and Fox News. Her
We are big fans of Jason Leppert. With nearly 1 million YouTube views under his belt, Jason is becoming one of the world’s most popular cruising experts. His videos offer behind the scenes tours of cruise ships and his website (PopularCruising.com) posts great deals on cruise vacations. We managed to track Jason down before his next adventure on the high
Last night, the ill-fated Carnival Triumph finally docked in Mobile, Alabama after passengers had endured four days of discomfort following a fire that knocked out much of the ship’s power and left it bobbing listlessly in the water, requiring the vessel to be towed to port by tugboats in order to get passengers evacuated. The
As people book cruise travel, often they’re confronted with a series of options to “add on” products and services to their bookings. Airfare deal sites, hotel sites, and cruise lines themselves may offer travelers the chance to quickly purchase a travel insurance policy along with their bookings — usually, this involves not much more effort
Ed. Note: We’re pleased to welcome back to the InsureMyTrip blog a great friend of ours, travel writer and icon Johnny Jet! This week, Johnny is sharing his thoughts on cruising, a very popular travel choice among InsureMyTrip’s clients. Next week, stay tuned for Johnny’s post about navigating the sometimes stressful experience of holiday travel.
When to Book a Family Cruise It’s an annual travel industry ritual: Wave Season. Traditionally, January marks the beginning of this highly-anticipated time, during which bargains on cruises are at their peak. Travelers looking to get a good deal on their next family cruise vacation are already scouting the different offers at various cruise lines