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Top Reasons to Make Seabourn Your First Cruise

River or Ocean Cruises

You never forget your first love - or your first cruise.All the more reason to make sure your first cruise is the very best cruising experience and leaves only wonderful...

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What is 'Wave' and How You Can Save Booking Your Next Cruise Now

River or Ocean Cruises

It couldn’t come at a better time. The thrills of the holidays have passed, and the bills of the gift-giving season are due.The cold weather, cabin fever, and the doldrums...

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4 Tips for Pre- and Post-Cruise Extensions

River or Ocean Cruises

Your next cruise vacation shouldn’t just start and stop at the ship’s gangway. Make the most of your holiday by extending your cruise before you board and even after you disembark.Here...

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8 New Ocean Cruise Ships to Add to Your 2020 Travel Bucket List

River or Ocean Cruises

Have you booked a cruise in 2020? Cruise travel continues its meteoric rise as one of the fastest-growing and most popular ways to travel. No matter your travel style –...

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The World's Newest Cruise Line Has Already Announced a 2nd Ship

River or Ocean Cruises Barcelona, Spain

That’s before its first ship has even launched. Virgin Voyages is like all of Sir Richard Branson’s new endeavors: it’s all about making waves. Everyone is talking about Branson’s new take...

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2 Helicopters - And a Submarine! Video Tour of this New, Luxury Expedition Cruise Ship

River or Ocean Cruises

There are more ways to explore the earth than overseas and overland. And the new Scenic Eclipse takes you there. With 2 helicopters for ‘flight-seeing’ and a submarine to reveal vast...

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How This Cruise is Breaking a World Record

River or Ocean Cruises

245 days. 6 continents. 51 countries. 111 ports. Imagine spending August 2019 until May 2020 on a cruise circumnavigating the world. This phenomenal cruise sailing around the world, beginning and ending in...

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Where's the Best Place to Spend a Day at Sea on the Seabourn Ovation?

River or Ocean Cruises

Everyone who sails on Seabourn finds their favorite niches and idyllic space on board. We compare notes with each other and other guests. For some, it's Seabourn Square, the community 'living...

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Video: Sir Richard Branson Explains How He Does Cruising

River or Ocean Cruises Caribbean

The whole cruise travel world is watching as flamboyant entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson launches 'rebellious luxe' Virgin Voyages.BestTrip was there as the famous British lifestyles magnate shared his vision for...

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River Cruising has Changed Forever - The AmaMagna Sets Sail

River or Ocean Cruises Europe

A new river cruise ship has embarked on the Danube, and it's unlike anything else on the rivers of Europe. The word 'revolutionized' gets overused, but AmaWaterways' AmaMagna has overturned how...

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What Does a $500 Million Cruise Ship Reno Look Like?

River or Ocean Cruises

When you're investing half a BILLION dollars in a fleet-wide renovation, you're entitled to call it a 'Revolution'. Celebrity Cruises is undergoing a transformation.You may have already heard about their two...

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5 Alaska Shore Excursions That Will Make You Book an Oceania Cruise Now

River or Ocean Cruises Alaska

Cool-weather Alaska is one of the hottest cruising destinations. It's in our own backyard, with pristine and inspiring natural wonders, and a sailing season May-September perfectly aligned with family summer...

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Virgin Voyages' 'Save Water, Drink Champagne' Easy Button

River or Ocean Cruises

Oh, and there’s a caviar bar, too.Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Voyages says it’s committed to ‘disrupting’ cruise travel, and that means a twist on one of the luxury cruise standards:...

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Video: Sir Richard Branson Explains How He Does Cruising

River or Ocean Cruises Caribbean

The whole cruise travel world is watching as flamboyant entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson launches 'rebellious luxe' Virgin Voyages.BestTrip was there as the famous British lifestyles magnate shared his vision for...

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6 Ways to Cruise Rivers and Waterways Close to Home This Year

River or Ocean Cruises North America

It's no secret that river and small ship cruising is one of travel's biggest trends. What may still be an open secret is the boom in cruising on the inland...

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What Does a $500 Million Cruise Ship Reno Look Like?

River or Ocean Cruises

When you're investing half a BILLION dollars in a fleet-wide renovation, you're entitled to call it a 'Revolution'. Celebrity Cruises is undergoing a transformation. You may have already heard about their...

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5 Alaska Shore Excursions That Will Make You Book an Oceania Cruise Now

River or Ocean Cruises Alaska

Cool-weather Alaska is one of the hottest cruising destinations. It's in our own backyard, with pristine and inspiring natural wonders, and a sailing season May-September perfectly aligned with family summer...

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A Uniworld River Cruise in the Bordeaux Wine Region

River or Ocean Cruises Bordeaux, France

It's a wine-lover's dream river cruise! The world famous wine region of Bordeaux is home to some of the most famous wines and chateaux, grands crus, towns and legends. If you've ever...

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Wine, Fashion and Song: Theme Cruises That Will Make You Book a Cunard Luxury Cruise Now

River or Ocean Cruises Southampton, United Kingdom

Famous for its 'Three Queens' fleet of iconic ships: the Queen Mary 2, the Queen Victoria, and Queen Elizabeth, Cunard's regal, British lifestyle at sea, with gala evenings, afternoon tea,...

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Channel Your Inner Van Gogh on this Avalon Discovery Shore Excursion in Amsterdam

River or Ocean Cruises Netherlands

What happens when you put three non-painters in a painting workshop? Can you really learn to paint like Van Gogh in an afternoon?  Those were the questions on all our minds...

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You Can Celebrate Richard Branson's Birthday With Him on his Adults-Only Cruise Line

River or Ocean Cruises Caribbean

With flamboyant Sir Richard Branson at the helm, the 2020 launch of Virgin Voyages is one of the most anticipated events in travel. The party-loving, trend-setting celebrity entrepreneur promised his latest...

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Cycling through the Dutch Countryside on an Avalon Active Shore Excursion

River or Ocean Cruises Netherlands, Netherlands

One of the best things about river cruising in Europe is that it takes you into the heart of world-famous cities, charming smaller towns, and even through the countryside that...

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3 Things You Have To Do on a Seabourn Cruise to Scandinavia and Scotland

River or Ocean Cruises Denmark

Cooler climes are some of today's hottest cruise destinations. Add the warmth of Seabourn's ultra-luxury service, boutique-hotel inspired ships, world-class dining and insightful, intriguing shore excursions like Ventures' active explorations, and...

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