10 Tips To Help You Pick The Perfect Cruise


It wasn’t long ago that most cruises took place in the Caribbean. But these days, even the most mainstream lines offer sailings around the globe. Still, not every line goes to every destination. And some lines are stronger than others in particular areas. In Alaska, for instance, two lines — Princess and Holland America — dominate with seven ships apiece. (Industry giant Carnival, by contrast, has just one ship in the state.) The result: Princess and Holland America can package trips to Alaska in a way most other lines can’t. Carnival, on the other hand, always has been a leader in the Caribbean, with more voyages there from more home ports than any other line.

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