Sea cruises have become very popular, especially for travelers who want to visit foreign and exotic destinations safely with less planning and only unpacking once. They are for vacationers who want more fun, more entertainment and amazing food, while being one of the best vacation values for the money. In addition to healthy dining, down time/activities, relaxation and socialization, sea cruises incorporate sunshine, fresh ocean air and the benefits of salt water, whether it be in the ships’ pool or on a tropical beach. There are usually a variety of activities available for all ages. Here are some of our most popular sea cruise lines:
Carnival Cruise Line, founded in 1972, carries millions of passengers every year. A Carnival cruise features day and nighttime entertainment like stage shows, musical performances, deck parties, casinos, waterslides and more. They invite their guests to come as they are, and they make everyone feel at home with comfy staterooms, attentive service, casual/elegant dining, a variety of bars and gathering places indoors and out. Guest enjoy this unique experience against the backdrop of some of the world’s most beautiful seaports.
Their 26 ships operate 2- to 24-day voyages, departing from every coast in the U.S., as well as Canada, Puerto Rico and Barbados. While they’re best known for Caribbean cruises, they sail to other exotic and amazing destinations like Mexico, Alaska, the Bahamas, Europe, Hawaii and the Far East. Additionally, Carnival Cruise Line Australia now has three ships, and offers cruises from Sydney and Melbourne to New Zealand, the Pacific Islands and Singapore.
A Disney cruise offers a unique experience that only the wonderful world of Disney can offer, including:
A Disney Caribbean cruise is like three vacations in one – you’ll experience the one-of-a-kind magic of Disney entertainment, the relaxing wonder of an ocean voyage and the enchantment of tropical destinations:
For the past 145 years, Holland America Line has been a recognized leader in sea cruises. If you are looking for some of the most spacious and comfortable ships at sea, award-winning service, exquisite dining, extensive activities and enrichment programs and compelling worldwide itineraries, you’ve come to the right place. Their fleet of 14 modern classic ships offers more than 500 sailings a year visiting all seven continents. Sea cruises include both popular and less-traveled ports in the Caribbean, Alaska, Europe, Mexico, South America, the Panama Canal, Australia, New Zealand and Asia — as well as unique voyages to the Amazon, Antarctica and our extended Grand Voyages.
Holland America Line introduces guests to new places and new cultures, and they have witnessed firsthand the transformative power of travel. They’ve seen how it opens minds, builds connections and fosters an appreciation of the shared humanity that unites us the world over. They invite you to join them for an unforgettable experience. Because travel is more than an itinerary, it has the power to change us and our world, journey by journey.
Imagine cruising just the way you want it: with no schedule to follow but your own. That is the freedom Norwegian Cruise Line provides in all their itineraries. Indulge your taste buds at one of their wide-ranging dining options, or perhaps you would prefer a dinner and a show combination. Relax at some of the most spacious and modern staterooms in the cruise industry before venturing out to experience the shore excursion of your choice. Some of their favorites:
There are many ways to travel, but no one helps you truly discover the world’s great destinations, its best-kept secrets, and the soul of its people, like Princess Cruises. Princess has been sailing around the globe since 1965, taking millions of guests on life-transforming journeys on board a fleet of 18 magnificent ships, to over 380 destinations. On board, you’ll be immersed in the culture, colors and flavors of the places you’ll visit, with authentic folkloric shows, regional cuisine and enlightening presentations by local experts. On shore, Princess introduces the bucket-list sights you want to see most – as well as hidden jewels not found in travel books – with their award-winning Discovery™ and Animal Planet™ Exclusive shore excursions.
And now, Princess has ushered in the next wave of vacation travel with MedallionClass Vacations™, which offer you a more effortless and personalized experience than you could ever imagine. MedallionClass is enabled by the OceanMedallion™, a complimentary wearable device that unlocks countless enhancements to the cruise experience like hassle-free embarkation to get you from curbside to poolside in a breeze, beverage delivery on demand using your personal smart device, the Best Wi-Fi at sea, that lets you stream, text and share your memories, and so much more!