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Caribbean Cruise Lovers - Issue February 2015
February 28, 2015
Hello, Fellow Cruise Lovers!

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We believe that you will find the information in this issue quite helpful.

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In This Issue

1. New Page at

- Southern Caribbean Cruise

2. Cruise Industry News

- Carnival To Open New Port October 2015
- Dr. Seuss Heads To Sea

3. Plan A Group Cruise

4. Cruise Saving Tip

5. Caribbean Cruise Deals for May 2015

New Page at

Southern Caribbean Cruise

Among the newest pages on our website is one on Southern Caribbean cruises. Find out which cruise lines offer these cruises, the available home ports for Southern Caribbean cruises and some of the possible ports of call.

Learn more about Southern Caribbean Cruises. You may just decide to book one yourself - Click here.

By the way, my family and some other relatives and friends will be sailing on a "Southern" Caribbean cruise from San Juan on July 12, 2015. You may plan to join to us.

Read about it on our Annual Group Cruise page.

Cruise Industry News

Here are two of several things happening in the cruise industry:

1. Carnival Corporation to Open New Port October 2015
Carnival Corporation will open a new Caribbean port of call this October. The port is named Amber Cove and is located on the north coast of the Dominican Republic.

For those Caribbean cruise lovers always looking for something new, Amber Cove is it.

The first cruise ship to visit the new port will be Carnival Victory on October 6th. Other cruise lines in the Carnival Corporation family (Princess Cruises, Holland America Cruises, etc.) will most likely share this port.

2. Dr. Seuss Heads to Sea

Do you remember "Cat In a Hat" or "Green Eggs and Ham"? These are very popular Dr. Seuss books.

If you have young children, you will be happy to know that Dr. Seuss is now at sea.

Carnival Cruise Line has rolled out elements of the famous writer and his collection on limited ships, with plans to add this "new thing" to all ships.

Expect to meet famous characters such as The Cat In a Hat, Thing 1 and Thing 2, and Sam I Am. Plan to join the parade with these fun characters and even to enjoy breakfast with green eggs and ham (Cover charge of $5/person for this breakfast treat).

Check with your Travel Profession for additional information. FYI - Carnival Freedom, which now sails out of Galveston, Texas, even has a Dr. Seuss Bookville.

Your children (and you) will love this!

Plan A Group Cruise

A group cruise is generally comprised of at least 8 cabins (number varies by cruise lines), each with 2 or more passengers.

Group cruise ideas: graduation celebration, retirement celebration, family reunions, employee appreciation, club or organization fundraiser, girlfriends' getaway, couples' retreat, church outing, wedding, etc.

Reasons for planning a group cruise:

1. Cruising with a group is much more fun than cruising alone. I have done both and really prefer sailing with a group. Furthermore, there are perks to be had when cruising as a group.

Plan your group cruise today. Learn more about group cruises here.

Cruise Saving Tip

Here is something everyone loves - learning how to save a buck or two on their cruise ship vacation.

Tip: Bring Your Own Water Onboard Ship

Some people drink no other water but that from a bottle. If that is you, you can save money onboard ship by bringing your own bottled water.

Buying bottled water onboard ship will quickly add up to a pretty penny. The good news is that some cruise lines allow you to bring certain items like water onto their ships.

Find out from your Travel Professional if your ship does. Bring your own water and save some money.

Happy saving!

May 2015 Caribbean Cruise Deals

Before listing some cruise deals for May 2015, I must tell you that there are some super cool savings currently available on last minute April cruises. Click here for April cruise offers!

Here are 4 of many available May 2015 Caribbean cruise deals (prices below do not include taxes and port charges):

1. Carnival Fascination offers a 5-day cruise from Jacksonville on May 4th to the Bahamas, starting at $219 per person (double occupancy).

2. Carnival Elation offers a 5-day cruise from New Orleans on May 2nd to Cozumel and Progreso, starting at $309 per person (double occupancy).

3. Norwegian Gem has a 7-day cruise from New York on May 2nd to the Bahamas, starting at $499 per person (double occupancy).

6. Royal Caribbean's Enchantment of the Seas has 4-day cruise from Port Canaveral to the Bahamas on May 4th, starting at $329 per person (double occupancy).

The above offers are just a few of many May 2015 cruise sailings. Click here for other cruise deals.

You may also check with your Travel Agent, the cruise line directly, or let us help you.

Book directly at or send us a Cruise Quote Request.

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See you next month, and remember to "Go have fun!"

Peter Grant
Travel Professional

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