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Where can you cruise without a passport?

Dreaming of a cruise vacation but don’t have a passport or don't have time to get a new one ? There are a number of great cruise options to consider, which allow you to travel with other forms of identification.  

What is the MSC Daily Program?

Heading off on an MSC cruise and wondering how you will find out about all the great things to do onboard  ? The Daily Program is the best tool to guide you through all the fun stuff to do on your cruise vacation. 

There are tons of details about every aspect of your cruise vacation - from the moment you board to when you leave, and everything in between. 

Is cruising right for me?

Thinking about taking a cruise but not sure if it is right for you?

Cruising comes in a variety of forms, some of which you may not have considered. Preconceived ideas about hoards of people and massive lives don't match up to the reality of cruising. There is a reason why millions of people cruise each year and why they keep coming back.  

Where to go, what cruise line, and the type of ship are all considerations in planning a great cruise vacation. 

15 reasons why I fell in love with cruise ship travel

My very first cruise was onboard the Disney Magic in 2005 when I was five-years-old. On the first night, my dad took me to a Cinderella meet and greet, and I made him return every night to see if she was there again (spoiler alert: she wasn't). 

It wasn't until 2014 that my family started to cruise more frequently. Growing up, my mother had some health issues that made most travel difficult. We loved cruising because she could rest during the day while my sister and I stayed active onboard. 

16 things to do before the end of your cruise

The last day of a cruise always seems to come so quickly. Many of us don't want to get off the ship but rather stow away for the next departure.

Good news though, with a little bit of planning, the whole process can be made a lot easier, letting you enjoy that last bit of your vacation without stress.

Avoid lines, get your accounts settled, and organize the important stuff, to make that last morning pain free.

Here are some of the best tips for a smooth end to your cruise vacation.

10 Things Royal Caribbean does well

Royal Caribbean, one of the largest cruise lines in the world, has become synonymous with picture perfect cruise vacations for guests of all ages.

The cruise line continues to grow, hosting millions of passengers every year while gaining many accolades over the years. Recently Royal Caribbean won a number of awards, including Best Cruise Line for the 16th time by Travel Weekly Readers.

12 Differences between big and small MSC cruise ships

Thinking of taking an MSC cruise but not sure what type of ship to book? There is no right or wrong answer – much of it boils down to personal preference.

The cruise line has a wide variety of ships, including its newest and biggest to date -  MSC World Europa, along with 20 plus others.

10 Things MSC Cruises does well

MSC Cruises just had its best month ever, with nearly 400,000 bookings, and they launched their biggest cruise ship to date, MSC World Europa.

While new to many in North America, the European cruise line is a growing presence in the cruise market, with 20 plus ships and plenty more on the way.

The 13 best cruise tips the pros use all the time

From picking the right ship, researching each port of call, and making travel arrangements, there's so much to consider when it comes to planning a cruise.

Whether you're a first time cruiser or about to embark on your 10th sailing, there are some cruise tips and hacks to make sure you're getting the most out of your vacation. 

Below, we've compiled the 13 best tips that the most seasoned cruisers swear by. 

Where to keep your cruise card, phone and cash during a shore excursion?

One of the best parts about cruising is getting to explore incredible ports throughout your cruise vacation. Each day of your cruise, you’ll be waking up to new destinations and have daily opportunities to experience a new city or country. 

When your cruise ship is docked in port, you have a few different options for how you can spend your day ashore. Most people choose to book an excursion to maximize their time in port, while some people choose to venture out on their own.

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