If you’re a new cruiser, you likely have question after question about making your reservation, what actually happens on cruises, meals, entertainment, tipping and many other issues. I’ve found that new cruisers unless they’ve spoken to some “old salts,” haven’t considered some issues they should think about, so here are seven new cruiser tips about potentially unknown concerns.
Any traveler who uses a travel agent, especially the first time they use a travel agent, should read on. Leaving these 5 forbidden words out of the requests to any travel agent will save both traveler and agent a lot of time.
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As airline travel becomes increasingly less pleasant in economy class, upgrades are looking increasingly appealing to travelers. However, understanding how the deck is stacked will help with any attempted upgrades. Even booking well in advance and being willing to spend miles and serious money, may not be enough for average travelers. With the airline focus on elite big spenders, many frequent fliers are being shut out of attempted upgrades.