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Meet Ralph Grizzle, The Avid Cruiser
It’s my mission to empower consumers like you to make informed cruise travel decisions.
Canada & New England Cruises
With numerous itineraries offered each fall between September and late October, some of the standard ports of call you can expect to visit include world-class American cities like Boston and New York, along with some of Eastern Canada’s most picturesque cities, including Saint John, New Brunswick and Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. 
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Exclusive Azamara Club Cruises offer from Cruise Specialists
50% OFF Companion Fares
50% OFF Companion's Cruise Fare on select cruises. Plus - suite guests enjoy Butler Service, internet, laundry, specialty dining, and more!
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What Sets Crystal Mozart Apart?
After having taken “The Queen of Europe’s Rivers” down to her steel structure, Crystal River Cruises introduced a vessel in July that is as beautiful as it is innovative.
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Exclusive Uniworld offer from Cruise Specialists
All-Inclusive River Cruises
Prague to Budapest 10 Day Cruises including: Dining, shore tours, pre-cruise hotel stay, gratuities and more!
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Plan Ahead: Booking Your Shore Excursions Online
It was all so simple in the old days, to book a shore excursion, you waited until you got onboard. But now shore excursions can be booked well in advance. That means guests who wait to book could be left without any options. Here are a few tips to make sure you don't miss out.
Advantages To Booking Tours Early
 
When I first contemplated cruising more than 20 years ago, I was extremely confused by all of the options.

Are you confused too?
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Six Tips To Extract More Joy From Your Cruise
In this free special report, I’ve put together a half dozen actionable items that can make the difference between cruise vacations that are memorable and others that fail to measure up.
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