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9780028637761

Frommer's 2001 Caribbean Cruises and Ports of Call

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    9780028637761

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    0028637763

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-09-01
  • Publisher: Frommer
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-- Expert trip-planning advice, including a detailed Online Travel Dire

Table of Contents

List of Maps
ix
Cruising Into the 21st Century 1(6)
Frommer's Favorites 7(1)
My Favorite Ships
7(1)
Best Luxury Cruises
8(1)
Best Cruises for First-Timers
8(1)
The Most Romantic Cruises
9(1)
Best Cruises for Singles
9(1)
Best Cruises for Families with Kids
10(1)
Best Party Cruises
11(1)
Best Soft-Adventure & Learning Cruises
11(1)
Best Theme Cruises
12(1)
Best Cuisine
13(1)
Best Port-Packed Itineraries
14(1)
Best Beaches
14(1)
Best Cruises for Snorkelers & Scuba Divers
14(1)
Best Cruises for Golfers
15(1)
Best Islands for Serious Shoppers
16(1)
Best Ships for Gamblers
16(1)
Best Islands for Gamblers
17(1)
Best Gyms
17(1)
Best Spas
17(1)
Best Bathrooms at Sea
18(3)
Part 1: Planning, Booking & Preparing for Your Cruise
Choosing Your Ideal Cruise
21(17)
When to Go
21(1)
Choosing the Itinerary That's Best for You
22(3)
Indulging Your Obsessions at Sea: Theme Cruises
25(1)
Choosing the Ship of Your Dreams
25(5)
Ship Size Comparison Chart
26(3)
Old Ships, Aging Gracefully
29(1)
Matching the Cruise to Your Needs
30(8)
Family Cruising Tips
32(6)
Booking Your Cruise & Getting the Best Price
38(28)
Booking a Cruise: The Short Explanation
38(1)
The Prices in This Guide
39(4)
Price Comparisons: Discounted Rates vs. Brochure Rates
40(3)
The Cost: What's Included & What's Not
43(1)
Money-Saving Strategies
43(5)
Average Cost of Onboard Extras
45(3)
Using Travel Agents & Internet Sites
48(8)
Beware of Scams
51(5)
Choosing Your Cabin
56(6)
Model Cabin Layouts
57(3)
Reading a Ship's Deck Plan
60(2)
Prebooking Your Dinner Table & Arranging Special Diets
62(1)
Cancellations & Insurance
62(3)
Onboard Medical Care
64(1)
Putting Down a Deposit & Reviewing Tickets
65(1)
Things to Know Before You Go
66(4)
Passports & Visas
66(1)
Money Matters
66(1)
Packing
67(3)
The Cruise Experience
70(19)
The History of Cruising
70(3)
Checking In & Boarding
73(1)
An Introduction to Onboard Activities
74(5)
What's in a Name?
78(1)
Introducing Onboard Entertainment
79(1)
Active Shore Excursions
80(1)
Shipboard Gyms & Spas
80(3)
An Introduction to Shipboard Dining
83(3)
Shopping Opportunities on Ship & Shore
86(3)
Part 2: The Cruise Lines & Their Ships
The Ratings (and How to Read Them)
89(11)
Cruise Line Categories
89(9)
Ships at a Glance
92(6)
Evaluating & Comparing the Listed Cruise Prices
98(2)
The Mainstream Lines
100(127)
Carnival Cruise Lines
102(17)
Celebration / Jubilee
110(1)
Carnival Destiny / Triumph / Victory
111(3)
Ecstasy / Fantasy / Fascination / Imagination / Inspiration / Paradise / Sensation
114(3)
Tropicale
117(1)
Preview: Carnival Spirit & Pride
118(1)
Celebrity Cruises
119(15)
Century / Galaxy / Mercury
126(3)
Horizon / Zenith
129(3)
Millennium / Infinity (preview) / Summit (preview)
132(2)
Costa Cruises
134(9)
Preview: Costa's New CostaAtlantica
139(1)
CostaVictoria
140(3)
Crown Cruise Line
143(6)
Crown Dynasty
146(3)
Disney Cruise Line
149(9)
Disney Magic / Disney Wonder
156(2)
Holland America Line
158(17)
Maasdam / Ryndam / Veendam
166(2)
Noordam
168(2)
Volendam / Zaandam
170(3)
Westerdam
173(2)
Norwegian Cruise Line
175(19)
Norway
181(3)
Norwegian Dream / Norwegian Wind
184(3)
Norwegian Majesty
187(2)
Norwegian Sea
189(2)
Norwegian Sky
191(3)
Princess Cruises
194(15)
Crown Princess
200(2)
Dawn Princess / Sea Princess / Sun Princess / Ocean Princess
202(2)
Grand Princess / Golden Princess (preview)
204(3)
Pacific Princess
207(2)
Royal Caribbean International
209(18)
Enchantment of the Seas / Grandeur of the Seas / Splendour of the Seas / Vision of the Seas
215(3)
Majesty of the Seas / Monarch of the Seas
218(1)
Nordic Empress
219(2)
Sovereign of the Seas
221(2)
Voyager of the Seas / Explorer of the Seas (preview)
223(4)
Cheap Cruises, Older Ships: The Budget Lines
227(33)
Commodore Cruise Line
229(8)
Enchanted Capri
233(2)
Enchanted Isle
235(2)
Mediterranean Shipping Cruises
237(4)
Melody
239(2)
Premier Cruise Lines
241(13)
Big Red Boat I / Big Red Boat II
246(2)
Big Red Boat III / IslandBreeze
248(2)
Rembrandt
250(2)
SeaBreeze
252(2)
Regal Cruises
254(6)
Regal Empress
257(3)
The Ultra-Luxury Lines
260(52)
Crystal Cruises
262(8)
Crystal Harmony / Crystal Symphony
267(3)
Cunard
270(11)
Caronia
275(3)
QE2
278(3)
Radisson Seven Seas Cruises
281(11)
Radisson Diamond
286(2)
Seven Seas Navigator
288(2)
Radison's Seven Seas Mariner (preview)
290(2)
Seabourn Cruise Line
292(12)
Seabourn Goddess I / Seabourn Goddess II
298(1)
Seabourn Legend / Seabourn Pride
299(2)
Seabourn Sun
301(3)
Windstar Cruises
304(8)
Wind Spirit / Wind Star
308(2)
Wind Surf
310(2)
Soft-Adventure Lines & Sailing Ships
312(53)
American Canadian Caribbean Line
314(10)
Grande Caribe / Grande Mariner
320(2)
Niagara Prince
322(2)
Clipper Cruise Line
324(7)
Nantucket Clipper / Yorktown Clipper
329(2)
Royal Olympic Cruises
331(17)
Olympic Voyager
336(2)
Stella Solaris
338(2)
Star Clippers
340(5)
Star Clipper
345(2)
Preview: Star Clippers' Royal Clipper
347(1)
Windjammer Barefoot Cruises
348(17)
Amazing Grace
355(2)
Flying Cloud / Mandalay / Polynesia / Yankee Clipper
357(2)
Legacy
359(6)
Part 3: The Ports
The Ports of Embarkation
365(33)
Miami & the Port of Miami
365(8)
Fort Lauderdale & Port Everglades
373(5)
Cape Canaveral & Port Canaveral
378(4)
Tampa & the Port of Tampa
382(6)
New Orleans & the Port of New Orleans
388(9)
San Juan & the Port of San Juan
397(1)
Caribbean Ports of Call
398(196)
Don't Wear the Coral!
400(1)
Antigua
401(6)
Aruba
407(6)
Bahamas: Nassau & Freeport
413(14)
Barbados
427(7)
Bequia
434(5)
A Quiet Grenadine Day on Union Island
439(1)
Bonaire
439(8)
A Passion to Preserve
442(5)
British Virgin Islands: Tortola & Virgin Gorda
447(8)
A Slice of Paradise: Jost Van Dyke
454(1)
Cozumel & Playa del Carmen
455(9)
Curacao
464(5)
Dominica
469(7)
Dominican Republic
476(6)
Grand Cayman
482(4)
Grenada
486(6)
Guadeloupe
492(7)
Jamaica
499(9)
Key West
508(8)
Les Saintes
516(5)
Tormented by Love? Have a Pastry
518(3)
Martinique
521(7)
Puerto Rico
528(12)
San Juan as a Port of Embarkation
530(10)
St. Barthelemy (St. Barts)
540(4)
St. Croix
544(7)
St. Kitts & Nevis
551(8)
St. Lucia
559(6)
Sint Maarten & St. Martin
565(9)
St. Thomas & St. John
574(12)
Trinidad & Tobago
586(8)
Bermuda & the Panama Canal Route
594(21)
Bermuda
594(11)
Bermuda Welcome Wagon
603(2)
The Panama Canal
605(6)
Canal Changes Hands
607(4)
Part 4: Appendixes
A Wrapping Up Your Cruise---Debarkation Concerns
611(4)
Index by Ship Name 615

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