CruiseCompete: Easily Compare Multiple Offers from Cruise Experts
Compare offers from multiple travel agencies
Find your cruise
& request quotes
Compare members only prices,
upgrades, cabin credits & more!
Contact your preferred agent
for questions or to book your cruise
Over 1 million members
Join CruiseCompete for free
Home   How it works   Search Cruises   Ships   Reviews   Shore Excursions   Cruise Specials
  All Cruise Newsletters

CruiseCompete Currents
Cruise News and Information
December 21, 2016

Happy Holidays! Wishes for a Healthy 
& Prosperous New Year

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Harvest Caye, 
Norwegian Cruise Line’s Private Island

 

Dear Currents Readers,

Our entire team sends you and your families warm holiday wishes and our sincere thanks for using CruiseCompete. We are truly honored that you take the time to read our newsletter.
 
Happy Holidays! We wish you and your Family a Very Happy and Prosperous New Year!

Warmest Wishes,
Heidi 


 



See More Cruise Specials Here


Top 10 Reasons to Visit Harvest Caye, Norwegian Cruise Line’s Private Island

Norwegian Cruise Line’s new destination in Southern Belize features Belize’s only cruise ship pier, an expansive seven-acre white sand beach, a 15,000 sq.-ft. pool with swim-up bar, multiple dining options including LandShark Bar & Grill, a nature center and wildlife experiences, plus unforgettable adventure tours.

Following are the Top 10 reasons to visit Harvest Caye:

  1. The Exotic Beauty Of Belize- Belize, with its white sand beaches, unspoiled coral reefs, ancient Mayan civilizations and remarkable variety of marine life, is an unbelievably beautiful travel destination.  More...
     
  2. A Stunning, Seven Acre, Pristine Beach–  Harvest Caye’s gorgeous seven-acre beach is the highlight of this unique destination. More...
     
  3. The Ultimate Escape At A Luxury Beach Villa- Guests can enjoy the day on chaise loungers, relax in clamshell tents or indulge in privacy at one of the island’s 11 luxury beach villas, available for daily rental. More...
     
  4. A Tranquil Waterfall Amidst Canopied Cabanas-  Guests visiting Harvest Caye can also opt for a resort-style retreat at the destination’s tranquil, lushly landscaped pool. More...
     
  5. Aerial Adventures That Let You Fly Like Superman- Adventure will be in no short supply for guests who opt to spend their day on Harvest Caye, with the island featuring a 130-foot-tall Flighthouse as the central area for a variety of aerial activities including zip lining, suspension bridges, free fall jumps, a tandem “superman” style zip line and stunning views of the verdant hills of the mainland. More...
     
  6. The Joy of Belizean Cuisine Via Casual Dining, Swim Up Bars, and Cabana Delivery- Harvest Caye also features a variety of dining and bar options, available à la carte. More...
     
  7. Unique Crafts From Talented Local Artisans, Music and Spirits- No port-of-call would be complete without superior shopping options. More...
     
  8. The Butterfly Garden, Manatees, and the Endangered Scarlet Macaw-  Guests with an affinity for wildlife will marvel at Harvest Caye’s many opportunities for an up-close encounter with this rich eco-destination’s local plants and animals. More...
     
  9. Eco Tourism and Conservation Education- Harvest Caye’s conservation programs and education efforts were developed by award winning author and wildlife expert Tony Garel, the destination’s Chief Naturalist.More...
     
  1. Step Back In Time With A Visit To Mayan Ruins- Harvest Caye also serves as a gateway to spectacular eco and cultural adventures that await in mainland Belize. More...

    Read the full story here.


     

NEW!! 2017 Family Friendly Cruise Travel Planner [PDF] or Online book

The Family Friendly Cruise Travel Planner has been updated for 2017!  Get your complimentary copy now!


While there is a perfect cruise vacation for everyone, not every cruise line is the ideal match for every family. Some lines have minimum age requirements for children (and pregnancy policies for expectant parents!), and others don't permit children to sail at all. In addition, while a line may allow children to sail, it’s not a given that the line has specially designed children’s programs in place. 

With these things in mind, determining the best cruise line for your family takes careful research, preparation and planning. The travel experts at CruiseCompete have composed the “2017 Family-Friendly Cruise Travel Planner,” which details every aspect of the family cruise vacation experience.

The “2016 Family-Friendly Cruise Travel Planner” is designed to kick-start your cruise vacation planning, and covers the entire spectrum of options with information on mainstream lines like Disney Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean International, Carnival Cruise Line and Norwegian Cruise Line, as well as unique alternatives like luxury, river and small ship excursion companies.

All information has been compiled in an easy-to-read format, with brief “at-a-glance” summaries to see if the cruise line fits your basic requirements, followed by more detailed information about the atmosphere on board, the destinations you can travel to and the specific programs available for children.

Take a look!  2017 Family Friendly Cruise Travel Planner [PDF] or 
Online book

 


 
 
 
Cruise Shore Excursions
 
CruiseCompete links you to third-party shore excursion providers, giving you access to higher quality cruise shore excursions at substantially lower prices than the cruise lines. Enjoy a more intimate tour experience away from the crowds. 
 
Be confident in your choice with 24/7 support for travelers, a full refund if you miss your shore excursion due to itinerary changes or weather, and guaranteed return to your cruise ship! 
 
Click here to find available excursions, or call 1-866-578-7508 or 954-449-6309 for expert advice to help select the best excursions for you. 
 

Interesting and Unusual Items We've Found on the Web- We do hope you enjoy reading about them and they give you some ideas for gift giving too.
 

"You are Gorgeous" Pocket Mirror 

"You are gorgeous" - a compliment every time they look in the mirror The perfect gift that will keep on giving every time they look in the mirror. For birthdays, Valentine's day, anniversaries or just for no reason at all.

Click here to visit the Interesting and Unusual Website.

 
 

a private invitation for Oceania Cruises
MEMBERS ONLY

Think all hotel prices are the same? Think again.

Expedia: $229
Travelocity: $229
Hotels.com: $229
Amazing Travel Offers: $113.24

To see Member-Only hotel pricing, click here and go into your CruiseCompete account, then click on Wholesale Hotel Deals to go to CruiseCompete’s Amazing Travel Offers. (Please note: No membership fee required and Apple users may need to unblock cookies.)

CruiseCompete is committed to providing a satisfying cruise travel experience, so please feel free contact us at any time at customersupport@cruisecompete.com.

Thank you once again for choosing CruiseCompete.

Sincerely,

Bob

Bob Levinstein
CEO
CruiseCompete.com/Compete Ventures, LLC.

 

Explore More On CruiseCompete:

Cruise Port Reviews  
Cruise Ship Reviews  
Cruise Videos  
Resources
River Cruises  
Shore Excursions 
Weddings at Sea 


CruiseCompete member-agents are the most well-educated, forward-thinking and trusted cruise specialists in the industry. If you’d like more information or assistance planning a future cruise, please visit CruiseCompete.com. To see consumer feedback click here.

AllThingsCruise – Find us on FacebookFollow us on Twitter!

Looking for past Currents Newsletters? Just click here for more…

We are interested and truly welcome and encourage feedback about our Currents newsletter. Please email any comments or suggestions to Heidi Allison, Executive VP & Group Publisher, at Heidi@AllThingsCruise.com



 
Your Account   Home   Search   Specials   Cruises   Shore Excursions   Group Cruises   About   FAQ  
River Cruises   International Cruisers Welcome   Weddings at Sea

Cruise Videos   Cruise Ship Reviews   Cruise Port Reviews  

Cruise departures:
 Alton   Anchorage   Baltimore   Boston   Cape Liberty   Charleston   Chattanooga   Chicago   Cincinnati   Clarkston   Fort Lauderdale   Galveston   Honolulu   Jacksonville   Juneau   Ketchikan   Long Beach   Los Angeles   Louisville   Memphis   Miami   Minneapolis   Mobile   Molokai   Montreal   Nashville   New Orleans   New York   Nome   Oahu   Orlando   Petersburg   Pittsburgh   Port Canaveral   Port Everglades   Portland   Providence   Quebec City   Red Wing   San Diego   San Francisco   Savannah   Seattle   Seward   Sitka   St Louis   St Paul   Tampa   Vancouver   Victoria   Warren   West Palm Beach   Whittier 

Browse Cruise Ships and Cruise Lines
 Amadeus River Cruises   AmaWaterways   American Cruise Lines   American Queen Steamboat Company   Avalon Waterways   Azamara Club Cruises   Blount Small Ship Adventures   Carnival Cruise Lines   Celebrity Cruises   Costa Cruise Lines   Crystal Cruises   Cunard Line   Disney Cruise Line   Emerald Waterways   Holland America Line (HAL)   Imperial River Cruises   MSC Cruises   Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL)   Oceania Cruises   Paul Gauguin Cruises   Princess Cruises   Regent Seven Seas Cruises   Royal Caribbean International (RCL)   Scenic   Seabourn   SeaDream Yacht Club   Silversea Cruises   Star Clippers   Un-Cruise Adventures   Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection   Variety Cruises   Viking Ocean Cruises   Viking River Cruises   Voyages to Antiquity   Windstar Cruises   Cruises by Region




Connecting cruisers with the best cruise prices on discount cruises since 2003. Privacy Policy

Cruise news from Cruise Compete, where you compare cruise prices to get the best cruise discounts and deals
The secret to Serious Savings on hotels!