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Major Change in Beverage Policy on Cruise Line

Effective as of Friday, July 1, 2016, for sailings as of Friday, July 15, 2016 and beyond, the bringing of any beverages — including liquor, beer and non-alcoholic drinks such as water, soda and juices — by guests of cruises operated by Norwegian Cruise Line aboard vessels either as carry-on or checked luggage is prohibited.

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Yet Another Best in Travel Awards Has Debuted. This Time, The Winners Are…

Yet another best in travel awards has debuted this year which is purported to be based on value — “great choices at great value” which is supposedly considered more universal and useful — and this time, it is by Money…

…and the results are in regarding its first Best in Travel Awards — and they are purported to be both timely and handy. “A vacation should feel like a reward, but that doesn’t mean it should break the bank. The trouble is that most travel guides either ignore the expense factor or obsess over it, turning the bargain hunt into the main adventure.” This “ultimate vacation value guide” is “packed with the kind of intel that makes saving money as easy as a walk on the beach.”

Are you ready to see if that claim is substantiated?

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Despite Criticism, Hillary Clinton Received How Much From the Airlines in Campaign Contributions?

Hillary Clinton is hoping to become the next president of the United States; and despite criticizing airlines for high airfares back in October of 2015, she has already received $145,246.00 from the airlines to date in 2016 — placing her as the top recipient of funds from airlines as released by the Federal Election Commission of the United States as of Monday, February 22, 2016, according to…

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Ship Struck an Iceberg Returning From Antarctica — With FlyerTalk Member Aboard

“However, on our return to Argentina, we had the additional excitement of the cruise ship striking an iceberg. The iceberg tore a 9 meter opening in the ship’s hull. Fortunately, the opening was above the water line, so we weren’t in any immediate danger. (Managed to avoid the Titanic experience!). The crew worked all day to repair the damage and that night we were able to resume our return trip to Argentina. Thankfully the crew had the knowledge and all of the needed materials to repair the ship. We were able to return safely to port.”

This is…

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Cruise Line Offers a Loyalty Status Match Program

If you are a member of a loyalty program of other travel brands — such as lodging companies, tour companies or other cruising companies — one cruise line offers a loyalty status match program which you might want to consider if a cruise is in your future.

Join the MSC Voyagers Club loyalty program by MSC Cruises and receive the matching elite level status card, which will guarantee you a discount of five percent on any booking in addition to similar or higher benefit elite level status.

There are three easy steps to requesting and receiving your elite level status match…

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Save Up to 25 Percent on Select Voyages to Antarctica

You can save up to 25 percent off of select voyages to Antarctica when you travel between Tuesday, November 1, 2016 and Wednesday, March 15, 2017; but you must book your voyage with Quark Expeditions between now and Wednesday, September 30, 2015 to take advantage of that discount — which can save you as much as $7,948.00 per person.

The discount of 25 percent applies to bookings for premium cabins; while the discount for non-premium cabins is 15 percent — and only a limited number of cabins are available, as shown below…

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Cruise For as Little as $49.50 Per Day with MSC Cruises — But…

You can enjoy a cruise from Miami to destinations in the Caribbean — such as the Bahamas, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Saint Maarten — for as little as $49.50 per day if you book your reservation anytime from now through Sunday, November 30, 2014 with MSC Cruises. You could also get a balcony stateroom at an ocean view price; and your kids sail for free. In addition — when you book a balcony or suite — you will receive up to a maximum of $200.00 in shipboard credit.

However, there are some things about which you should know before you run to book your cruise, as the lowest price is…

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Half Price on Select Antarctic and Arctic Voyages — But Hurry

Through December 1, 2014 at 11:59 in the evening Eastern Standard Time, you can save 50 percent with the promotion code BLACKFRIDAY at the time of booking your reservation on one of the following four voyages to the Antarctic and Arctic polar regions starting tomorrow on November 24, 2014 at 8:00 in the morning with…

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