Cruise Vacations For Dummies® 2006

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  • Copyright: 2006-02-01
  • Publisher: For Dummies
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This is the book to read before you book your cruise! Even if you've never set foot on a ship, you'll know what to expect and how to enjoy every minute-on board or in port! Cruising is a great vacation value; for one price, you get your cabin, meals and entertainment, a variety of onboard activities, and the chance to explore different places. Discover how to pick the cruise for you and choose great things to do, with: Reviews of the best cruise lines Overviews of popular cruise ports in the Caribbean, Alaska, the Mediterranean, the Mexican Riviera, Hawaii, and New England and Eastern Canada Info on onboard entertainment, food, spa offerings, shopping, gambling, and children's activities Recommendations on the top attractions and best shore excursions at popular ports Details on everything from passport requirements to packing tips, and from embarkation day to clearing customs Like every For Dummies travel guide, Cruise Vacations For Dummies 2006 helps you make the most of your vacation. It includes: Down-to-earth trip-planning advice Info on the best ships for every budget Tips on sightseeing at ports of call Handy Post-it Flags to mark your favorite pages

Table of Contents

Part I: Getting Started.
Chapter 1: Choosing Cruising: The Best of the Best.
Chapter 2: Is a Cruise for Youse? The Whats, Wheres, and Whys.
Chapter 3: Choosing Your Ideal Cruise.
Part II: Planning Your Cruise.
Chapter 4: Booking and Money Matters.
Chapter 5: Ticking Off Your Pre-Cruise Checklist.
Chapter 6: Embarkation Day.
Part III: All Aboard: The Cruise Experience.
Chapter 7: Wining and Dining.
Chapter 8: Filling Your Days: Onboard Activities and Entertainment.
Chapter 9: Catering to the Kids: Activities for Children and Teens.
Part IV: Ship Shapes: The Cruise Lines and Their Ships.
Chapter 10: Vetting Your Vessel: The How-to of Comparative Cruise Shopping.
Chapter 11: Mainstream Ships.
Chapter 12: Luxury Ships.
Chapter 13: Small and Sailing Ships.
Part V: Calling All Ports: Where to Go and Why.
Chapter 14: Preparing for Ports of Call.
Chapter 15: Landing in the Caribbean.
Chapter 16: Doing Alaska in Style.
Chapter 17: Meandering in the Mediterranean.1
Chapter 18: Exploring Other Destinations.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 19: Ten Things to Do When Your Cruise Ends.
Chapter 20: Matt and Heidi’s Ten Favorite Cruise Experiences.
Appendix: Quick Concierge.

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