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Booking Open For Silversea’s 2021 Mediterranean Grand Voyage

Silversea Cruises opened general sales on a new 59-day grand voyage in the Mediterranean. Between September 8 and November 5, 2021, aboard the recently refurbished Silver Shadow. The post Booking Open For Silversea’s 2021 Mediterranean Grand Voyage appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Holland America Line Adds Greenland To Select Canada & New England Itineraries

Holland America Line’s Canada & New England season will be even more scenic in 2021 with the addition of three cruises that explore the landscape of Greenland. The post Holland America Line Adds Greenland To Select Canada & New England Itineraries appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Postcards From Around The World: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

“Rio makes me happy,” one of our fellow passengers confided to her companion as our ship arrived in Rio de Janeiro for a two-day stay during Holland America’s Amsterdam’s  2020 Grand World Voyage. And no wonder: the “Cidade Marvilhosa” (Marvelous City, as Cariocas – Rio residents – call their city) makes anyone happy with all of its marvels and its energetic, joyful music. The post Postcards From Around The World: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Postcards From Around The World: Settling In & First Ports

For centuries, people dreamed of circumnavigating the globe, and Ferdinand Magellan’s expedition did it when one of his five ships, the Vittoria, managed it in the 16th century (Magellan himself was killed along the way in the Philippines). Now Humberto and I are settled in for a 128-day circle around the planet from Fort Lauderdale aboard the 1,380-passenger, 62,375-ton Amsterdam. The post Postcards From Around The World: Settling In & First Ports appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Six Cruises – With Me

For the past 30 years, I have dedicated a large part of my professional life to cruise travel and the wonderful places, like the isle of Crete, where cruise ships deliver us, often for not nearly long enough to fully appreciate the place. Now, it's my turn to ask you to join me. Between now and the end of 2021, I am hosting six cruises. Here's a list of what's on offer. The post Six Cruises – With Me appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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The Best Cruise Lines Ranked: A List of Our Top Picks

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Did you know there are 50 cruise lines currently operating on the oceans and rivers? That’s not even including the specialty cruise lines. This is excellent news for you, as it means there are plenty of options for you to choose from for your cruise. To help you plan your vacation, we’ve created a list of the best cruise lines ranked. Be sure to read through this list so you can choose the best cruise line for your future vacation. Mainstream This is the category that offers large ships with several opportunities to save on your cruise fare. Your best options for things […] The post The Best Cruise Lines Ranked: A List of Our Top Picks appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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WEBINAR: Active, Small Ship Ocean & River Cruises with Backroads

Backroads active cruises combine the best of both worlds: expertly planned and exceptionally supported biking, hiking and multi-adventure experiences with the serenity and delights of small luxury ships and river vessels. The post WEBINAR: Active, Small Ship Ocean & River Cruises with Backroads appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Growing In Popularity: Why European River Cruises Are Becoming A Must For Millennials

European River Cruises are now a growing trend among the younger crowd. Here is why European river cruises are now a must-see destination for young travelers. The post Growing In Popularity: Why European River Cruises Are Becoming A Must For Millennials appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Oceania’s 2022 World Cruise

Oceania Cruises opened its 2022 Around The World In 180 Days voyage for sale. This 2022 Around the World journey weaves together diverse and compelling destinations in the South Pacific, New Zealand, Australia, Asia, Africa, and Northern Europe into a brilliant wayfaring masterpiece.  The post Oceania’s 2022 World Cruise appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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5 Things I Learned About Viking During The Chairman’s Presentation

Last week I flew from Greensboro, North Carolina, to Los Angeles, California, for the naming of Viking’s newest ocean ship, Viking Jupiter. Here are five things that I learned about Viking during the event in Beverly Hills. The post 5 Things I Learned About Viking During The Chairman’s Presentation appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Viking Highlights New Expedition Voyages

Viking Expeditions will begin sailing in January 2022 with its first vessel, Viking Octantis, embarking on voyages to Antarctica and North America’s Great Lakes. A second expedition vessel, Viking Polaris, will debut in August 2022, sailing to Antarctica and the Arctic. The post Viking Highlights New Expedition Voyages appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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How Much Does a Cruise Cost? The Average Prices You Can Expect to Pay

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Each year, about 27.2 million people head to a cruise ship for their vacation. This has an impact of about $126 billion on the economy. This sounds like a hefty number, so how hard will your wallet get hit on your next cruise? When considering a cruise, the first question people ask is, how much does a cruise cost? The answer can be a bit tricky and depend on several variables. I’ve created this guide to help create a budget for your next cruise. How Much Does a Cruise Cost? The amazingly low price you see advertised and on the website is […] The post How Much Does a Cruise Cost? The Average Prices You Can Expect to Pay appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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How to Save Money on a Cruise: The Best Tips and Tricks

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On average only 6 out of 10 American’s take a vacation every year and for some that might be because they don’t feel they can afford it. If you are wanting to plan a cruise but need to save money while doing it, then you are in luck. We have plenty of tips and ideas to help you do just that. Keep reading to learn about how to save money on a cruise. 1. Time it Right When it comes to planning a cruise timing is everything. If you book your trip early you can take advantage of early savings promotions […] The post How to Save Money on a Cruise: The Best Tips and Tricks appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Scenic Offers Wave Season Savings

Scenic is kicking off the 2020 Wave season with offers on its ocean and river products. Highlights include free economy, premium economy and business class air, and door-to-door airport transfers, as well as discounts. All Wave offers are good on new bookings made by March 31, 2020 and are combinable with past passenger and referral offers and vouchers. The post Scenic Offers Wave Season Savings appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Scenic Donates AU$500,000 To Australia’s Firefighting And Relief Efforts

The Scenic Group announced that it will donate AU$500,000 (US$345,000) to provide bushfire support and relief to communities across Australia, to help recover from the recent and ongoing bushfires. The post Scenic Donates AU$500,000 To Australia’s Firefighting And Relief Efforts appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Off The Boat: Our Readers’ Favorite River Cruise Excursions

When vacationing on a river cruise expect part of your time will be spent exploring the beautiful countryside on one of these amazing European excursions. The post Off The Boat: Our Readers’ Favorite River Cruise Excursions appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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What Makes Uniworld Different?

It’s easy to select one top differentiator for Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection. All one has to do is eyeball the river vessels in its fleet. Travelers won’t find cookie-cutter ship design or interior décor look on any Uniworld vessel. The post What Makes Uniworld Different? appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Guests Embark On Silversea’s 2020 Seven-Continent World Cruise

For the first time in history, travelers have embarked on a seven-continent World Cruise. Silversea’s Silver Whisper set sail on the Legends of Cruising 2020 on January 6, departing Fort Lauderdale for Amsterdam, where guests will arrive on May 25 having circumnavigated the world. The post Guests Embark On Silversea’s 2020 Seven-Continent World Cruise appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Seabourn Will Offer Daily Afternoon Tea Service Fleetwide

Seabourn is inviting guests to sip tea at sea with an enhancement on the cruise line’s Afternoon Tea Service across the entire fleet. In keeping with English tradition, Seabourn’s new Afternoon Tea Service is nestled between lunch and dinner, available from 4 – 5 p.m. daily in the Observation Bar. The post Seabourn Will Offer Daily Afternoon Tea Service Fleetwide appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Postcards From Around The World: Embarking On A 128-Day Voyage

Some things in life are like French fries – you can’t have just one. My husband Humberto and I have found this to be the case with World Cruises. In 2012, we embarked on our first one, thinking it would be a once-in-a-lifetime thing. Now, this January, we just embarked on our sixth World Cruise, a 128-day circumnavigation from Fort Lauderdale aboard Holland America Line’s MS Amsterdam – we are convinced these voyages are addictive. The post Postcards From Around The World: Embarking On A 128-Day Voyage appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Follow Us To Los Angeles For A Viking Event

This week we will head from the East Coast out West for Viking Jupiter's official naming and chairman's presentation.  The post Follow Us To Los Angeles For A Viking Event appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Oceania Cruises: 2022 Around The World in 180 Days

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Rates begin at $43,999 per person for Oceania Cruises’ 2022 Around the World in 180 Days on board Insignia. The post Oceania Cruises: 2022 Around The World in 180 Days appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Off The Boat: Popular River Cruise Shore Excursions

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River cruises give you the chance to see the beautiful European countryside as well as vibrant urban cities. When you’re not cruising through fields of windmills and tulips, hop off board for a mainland excursion. There are hundreds of European excursions to choose from based on your interests and the season. Explore the different excursions […] The post Off The Boat: Popular River Cruise Shore Excursions appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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The Many Ways To Cruise The Danube With Avalon Waterways

Whether sailing the upper Danube through Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary or its lower tributaries through Croatia, Serbia, Romania and Bulgaria, Avalon Waterways caters to the varied interests and needs of travelers, while also inviting them to check-off Bucket List destinations. The post The Many Ways To Cruise The Danube With Avalon Waterways appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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AmaWaterways Offers Savings On 2020 River Cruises

Ringing in the new year with more ways to save on its river cruises, AmaWaterways announced Triple Savings offers for guests planning 2020 vacations. The post AmaWaterways Offers Savings On 2020 River Cruises appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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All Aboard, Here Are The Best Cruise Destinations For 2020

Whoever you are, whatever you're looking for out of life, there's a cruise for you. If you're looking to relax and unwind, there's a cruise for that. If you're looking for adventure and exploration, you'll find that in some of these cruise destinations as well.  The post All Aboard, Here Are The Best Cruise Destinations For 2020 appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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WEBINAR REPLAY: Top Budget Hacks

In this month's webinar we asked you all to share some of your best budget tips for cruising. There were many tips, from booking early to taking advantage of last-minute deals. Watch the webinar replay here. The post WEBINAR REPLAY: Top Budget Hacks appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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AmaMagna Voted Best River Cruise Ship By USA Today Readers

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AmaWaterways' most innovative ship to date, AmaMagna, received the USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Award for Best River Cruise Ship. In addition, AmaWaterways ranked #2 for Best River Cruise Line and its AmaCerto was also included in the top 10 Best River Cruise Ships. The post AmaMagna Voted Best River Cruise Ship By USA Today Readers appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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January Webinar: Budget Cruise Hacks (And An Opportunity To Win $100)

We'll share our top travel tips to make your cruise budget-friendly, no matter whether you’re going all out on an all-inclusive luxury cruise or the “economy route” where you may pay a la carte for beverages, excursions and more. We'll share our best tips - and much more. The post January Webinar: Budget Cruise Hacks (And An Opportunity To Win $100) appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Australia’s Kimberley Cruising More Popular Than Ever In 2020

Secret no more. First discovered by European mariners 400 years ago, Australia's Kimberley Region is being rediscovered by adventurous travellers again in the 21st century. The post Australia’s Kimberley Cruising More Popular Than Ever In 2020 appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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