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June 13, 2005

Sudden Bargains and Price Drops

Cruise prices have dropped in the past few weeks, in movement that appears to be industry-wide. Carnival is offering a "Spectacular Sale" during the month of June including complimentary two-category upgrades and rates starting as low as $279 per person. Holland America is holding spur of the moment three-day sales on most destinations. Celebrity Cruises has some extraordinary deals for Bermuda, Europe and Pacific Coastal Cruises. We're even seeing price drops and 2-for-1 offers on Alaska sailings. If you were discouraged by prices early in the year, now would be good time to take another look!

Becoming An Expert Cruiser

It's easy to be a envious of the expert cruiser. You know who I mean--the one who arrives on board knowing all of the features of the ship, where to go in each port, exactly the right things to pack. While some of these experts may be on their 50th cruise, an increasing number of them are just novices who've discovered http://www.CruiseMates.com.

CruiseMates is a free web site that offers detailed and unbiased cruise reviews; thousands of photos; plus articles and tips that can help you with everything from choosing an itinerary to saving money on board. This information makes CruiseMates a spectacularly useful reference guide--but it's the interactive aspects that really sets the site apart..

Community message boards connect you directly with thousands of cruisers to get informed, first-hand advice on exactly what you want to know. Who runs the best horseback tour of the rainforest on St. Kitts? Is the Portofino dining experience worth the extra money? The site is well-organized to make it easy to focus on postings related to specific cruise lines, destinations, and topics.

CruiseMates is also about the people that you meet along the way. Soon you may find yourself boarding a ship and being greeted by a dozen people that you've met online. And perhaps making the other passengers wonder: how is it that you seem to know everything?

 
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