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Tips for First-Time Cruisers

Useful tips for planning your first cruise

How to Find the Best Cruise Deals
Tips on when and how to find the best cruises deals

Is a Cruise on a Large Cruise Ship the Right Vacation for You?
With hundreds of choices, almost everyone can find a cruise ship to suit their tastes. There are certainly ships of all sizes and price ranges! How do you choose a cruise ship to fit your vacation personality?

Myths About Cruise Ships and Cruising
Ten myths about cruising and cruise ships that keep many travelers from taking a cruise vacation.

Cruise Lines' Tipping and Service Charge Policies
Information on tipping and service charge policies of cruise lines and cruise ships

Planning Your First Cruise
If you are planning your first cruise, answer these 10 questions and you will be on your way.

Cruise Travel Packing List
Print out this cruise travel packing list and mark off items as you pack them or decide they are unnecessary. Don't leave anything important at home on your next cruise.

Lessons Learned on Angela's First Cruise
A list of a few of the things Angela Brown, the About.com Guide to Northwest USA Travel, learned during her first cruise experience.

How Much to Tip on a Cruise - Video
About.com video on how much to tip on a cruise ship

Finding a Good Travel Agent
A good travel agent can sometimes help you save money, can give you excellent advice on the type of cruise best suited to your personality, and can make your vacation a memorable one. A cruise travel agent can help you work through all the numerous questions you might have about cruising. How do you find a good travel agent?

Most Popular Cruise Lines for Families Cruising with Kids
List of the most popular cruise lines for families with children. Cruising with kids can be great fun for the whole family and these lines offer special facilities for children and youth counselors.

Things You May Hate About Cruises
The top 10 things you might hate about cruises and how to avoid them.

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