International Cruises & Where To Enjoy Them

Around 30 million people are expected to embark on cruises in 2019, with 18 new ships setting sail on their debut expedition. The cruise travel market is more diverse than ever before, which means there is a cruise for every type of personality out there.

This makes shopping around for the ideal vacation even more exciting. It doesn’t matter if you are a single person traveling solo, a newlywed couple setting out on a two-week honeymoon, or a multigenerational family embarking on your first cruise experience.

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4 Reasons Why Your Tax Refund Is Perfect For A Vacation

It’s that time of year again: tax refund season.

As most Americans finish filing their W-2s and 1099s, we all eagerly await our refund checks. 2019 looks promising for the majority of Americans with the IRS estimating an average refund of $3,000.

When it comes to spending your tax refund, consider taking a spontaneous vacation or investing a portion of your refund on a luxury cruise for later in the season. Read more

First Look: Virgin Voyages’ Exciting New Take on Cruising

Looking for a new and exciting way to cruise? Well, Virgin Voyages has you covered! Take a first look at Virgin Voyages’ ships and you will discover their yacht-like, glamorous exterior was designed to break the mold. Under construction in Italy, Fincantieri will deliver the first of four ships, Scarlet Lady, to start sailing from PortMiami in early 2020. Reservations opened February 14th!

We will update this blog continuously as new information is released, so keep checking back. (Updated 2/15/19) Read more

Equator-Crossing Rituals on Cruise Ships

When cruise ships sail across oceans, or change seasonal home ports, their one-way itineraries are known as repositioning cruises. Often a longer and more unique route, repositioning itineraries have become increasingly popular among avid cruisers.

One unique factor about repositioning cruises is that many of them must cross the equator to get to their desired destination. Among many old stories of sailors and their rituals falls the line-crossing ceremony. Read more

What You’ll Miss Out On When You Pass On That Trip

Woman waiting for Plane

The Anticipation
A planned trip can add a pep to your step and a glimmer of dreaminess to your future forecast. It’s exciting getting away and almost equally exciting just planning and counting down the days to your long-awaited getaway. Allow yourself to be carried away in this serendipity anticipation. Read more