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What to Pack For Your Alaskan Cruise (Printable Checklist)

Packing for a normal tropical cruise is tough enough. Between formal nights, onshore excursions, and beach time, you need clothing and items to cover...

Bringing Alcohol on an Alaskan Cruise

Whether you are cruising to Alaska or Hawaii, the Caribbean or the Mediterranean, one of the highlights of any trip is the ability to...
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Rules for Smoking & Vaping on an Alaskan Cruise

It seems that smokers are getting it from all angles. Between cigarette taxes that continually rise to strict anti-smoking laws, there is little good...
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14 Things to Remember to Pack for an Alaskan Cruise

Headed on your cruise? Have everything packed? Yeah, right! No matter how careful you are, there is always something that you'll inevitably forget, whether because...
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Cruise Taxes: Hidden Fees Adding Hundreds to Your Fare

While no one would argue that an Alaskan cruise is a cheap vacation, considering what you get, rates are surprisingly low. Think of everything you'd...

Dropping Off Passengers at Pier 66 & Pier 91

If you're dropping passengers off for their cruise, first of all, give yourself a pat on the back. Parking at the pier is expensive...
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Answered: Should I Arrive the Day of My Cruise or the...

It's a question that we get asked a lot. People want to know if they should simply come into the port the day of...
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Cell Phone Access on an Alaskan Cruise

Can you use your phone on a cruise? It's one of the most common questions that people have when they are ready to board...
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Guide: Which Cruise Line Is Right For You?

As the popularity of Seattle's Alaskan-focused cruises grows by leaps and bounds, the options you have in cruising continue to expand. Now you have...
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Do I Need a Passport for an Alaskan Cruise?

One of the biggest questions we hear is whether or not you need a passport to cruise. It seems like a simple question, especially...