Winning Luxury Cruise Vacations

cruisesIf you look around the web, you’ll find lots of cruise sites talking about the Caribbean. Though not all-inclusive, Viking Ocean guests do receive one free excursion in each port (the ships primarily sail Northern Europe, though there are some off-season Mediterranean itineraries, too), beer and wine with lunch and dinner, and an unlimited Wi-Fi connection.

also offers a loyalty club that’s combinable with any cruise line’s loyalty program, as well as attractive perks like no money down to book, onboard credit, free cocktails for the duration of your cruise, spa credit, and cash back on your booking; these vary per cruise, but you’ll usually get at least one satisfying goodie.

But you won’t want to stay cooped up in your stateroom when you discover all the activities on board its 17 ships, from its special Seawitch craft beer program that sees the cruise line partner with breweries around the world to Discovery at SEA,” a series of programs based on TV shows from the Discovery, Inc.

Though Royal Caribbean is perhaps best known for its mega-ships, it has quite a number of large ships, too—the 3,100-passenger Voyager-class ships, for instance, were once the world’s largest, until Royal Caribbean debuted the larger Freedom class and subsequently the Oasis class.

Though MSC is headquartered in landlocked Switzerland, this cruise line has mastered the art of mega-ships, building four of the 20 largest in the world: MSC Bellissima, MSC Meraviglia, MSC Seaview , and MSC Seaside, each can hold between 5,300 and 5,700 passengers at maximum capacity.cruises

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