Free Cruise Money: Your Guide to Onboard Credit (OBC)

Onboard credit (OBC) is basically free money that you get to spend during the course of your cruise vacation. And given that we all like free money, it’s worth taking a little time to discuss various ways that you can get some. Photo via Andy Newman/Carnival Cruise Line Refundable. Any unspent portion will be returned to you via your original payment method or a check from the cruise line within…

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Famous Cruise Ship Faces Bedbug-Related Crisis

A couple’s exposure to bedbugs during a stay in a stateroom on the Queen Mary, a cruise ship which now operates as a hotel, has led to a lawsuit being filed. Ironically, the couple was staying aboard the retired ship the night before they were slated to head out on a cruise. Photo via Queen Mary Hotel Facebook. “This was a situation where two unsuspecting people trusted the Queen Mary and were…

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Cruise Podcast: Celebrity Silhouette Review 2019 + News

http://traffic.libsyn.com/cruiseradioshow/EPI529MAR2119.mp3 This week we get a review of Celebrity Silhouette on a 10-night Southern and Eastern Caribbean cruise. We get a bow to stern review of this cruise ship and what it was like sailing Celebrity Cruises. Photo via Celebrity Cruises. Sherry has cruise news on: New cruise terminal is officially underway in Port Canaveral Norwegian Cruise Line…

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Paradise Beach Cozumel Review (2019)

Paradise Beach is one of Cozumel’s highest rated beach clubs for good reason. Offering 350 feet of white sandy beaches and Cozumel’s largest heated pool, Paradise Beach is a beautiful and family-friendly beach. It’s also been the go-to beach excursion my family has enjoyed the most as a break, when our cruise ship docks in Cozumel. The waterfront of Paradise Beach.

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Three Holland America Ships Exploring Canada in 2020

As popularity and demand for Canadian and New England sailings rise, so do the number of sailings offered — especially now that Holland American is bringing three of its ships to the beautiful coast in 2020 on more than 40 different cruises. The Nieuw Amsterdam, Zaandam, and Zuiderdam will be bringing these close to home, yet culturally-rich cruises, to four different ports: Boston…

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