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Why Are Past Cruisers Reluctant To Return To Cruising ? (Podcast)

Essential Cruise Tips

Release Date: 10/05/2020

Cruise Update 26: Cancellations, Test Cruises And More (Podcast) show art Cruise Update 26: Cancellations, Test Cruises And More (Podcast)

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In this latest massive and extended cruise update, I discuss the biggest and latest cruise news updates including some huge news and fall-out from the SeaDream Caribbean cruise outbreak, dramatic news like Carnival cancelling cruises out of USA ports until at least end of January 2021 and why, latest on cancellations from lines offering multi-country and exotic cruises and why they cancelling to mid 2021, test cruise updates and the latest and best cruise deals for 2021.

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In this latest cruise update, I look at the latest big cruise news updates including some dramatic news like a Covid issue on the first cruse in the Caribbean, what impact vaccines will have on your cruising plans for 2021, latest on volunteering for the test cruises in the USA, why cruise lines are taking cruises longer than 7 night off sale, promising cruise news for UK cruisers and what the latest from Norwegian Cruises tests us about 2021 cruising.

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Cruise News Update #24 : Cancellations And Restarts (Podcast) show art Cruise News Update #24 : Cancellations And Restarts (Podcast)

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In this cruise update, I look at 6 of the biggest and latest cruise news updates and explore what is now happening on resumption of cruising and cancellations in the USA after the CDC No-sail order lapsed and was replaced with the Framework for Conditional Sailing. I also look at the state of cruising in Europe as cases surge and Italy, France, Spain, Germany and other countries go into further lockdowns, and discuss cruise cancellations, changes in cruising and its impact,

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Lifting USA Cruise No-Sail Is Not All It Seems (Podcast) show art Lifting USA Cruise No-Sail Is Not All It Seems (Podcast)

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I examine and discuss the lifting of the USA No-Sail order for cruising by the CDC, and look at the Framework For Conditional Sailing that has replaced this no-sail cruise order.

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Cruise News Update 23 : CDC Cruise Advice (Podcast) show art Cruise News Update 23 : CDC Cruise Advice (Podcast)

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Here are the 6 breaking cruise news stories that you need to know about, including the CDC in the United States dialling up it’s advice against cruising, 3 huge new challenges cruises that have resumed are now dealing with, what a Royal Caribbean cruise is actually going to be like, a big surprise financial bail out for the cruise lines and more.

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Cruise News Update (Podcast) show art Cruise News Update (Podcast)

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In this latest cruise news update, I discuss the 6 recent big cruising news updates and stories and look at what they mean for us as cruise passengers and cruising fans.

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Best Vacation Alternatives To Cruising (Podcast) show art Best Vacation Alternatives To Cruising (Podcast)

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What are the best vacation options for cruisers while we can't cruise, or even don't want to cruise for a while. I look at the 6 very best alternatives to cruising that draw on the best parts of cruising, what makes a cruise vacation and avoids some of the things that cruise passengers prefer to avoid on their cruising vacation. These are all things that I have done and feel are a great alternative to a cruise vacation right now.

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Key Questions To Ask When Booking A Cruise From Now On (Podcast) show art Key Questions To Ask When Booking A Cruise From Now On (Podcast)

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Have you booked, or are thinking of booking, cruises for next year or beyond? You need to proceed carefully if you are. I recommend 3 big questions you need to ask yourself, your travel agent or the cruise line before you book, and if you have ask these before it is too late to make some mistakes you will regret.

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Cruise Line Excursions Only As Cruises Resume. A Price Too High ? (Podcast) show art Cruise Line Excursions Only As Cruises Resume. A Price Too High ? (Podcast)

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As cruises hare restarted, cruise passengers are only allowed to leave the ship in port on cruise line excursions. The lines argue this is to protect passengers from being infected in port, and for people in ports also protected. This has caused a lot of debate by cruise passengers who feel cruise line excursions are too limiting, they prefer to self-explore or use independent excursion providers and they worry it will significantly increase the cost of cruising. I

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USA Cruise Update :  2020 Cruising Plans (Podcast) show art USA Cruise Update : 2020 Cruising Plans (Podcast)

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The shape of cruising out of the United States in the coming months of 2020 has become clearer through a series of announcements and revelations by the cruise lines, including the world’s largest cruise line (Carnival) finally going public on what cruise passengers can expect on their ships when they start sailing. I explore and pick the announcements and what it means for cruise passengers hoping to cruise out of USA ports in 2020.

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Why are many cruisers, including cruise lovers are regulars, saying they will not cruise on the channel and on various cruise sites and in cruising chat rooms? I explore the reasons that cruisers have been saying about why they do not want to cruise as cruising opens. What are the issues, barriers or things happening that are holding people who have been cruising before from wanting to return to cruising anytime soon as they open. I also explore what people who want to go cruising as soon as they can and why.

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