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Things That SHOULD NOT Happen On Luxury Cruises, But DO! (podcast 441)

Tips For Travellers

Release Date: 05/15/2023

Crafty Ways To Steer Clear Of The Crowds On Busy Cruises (Podcast #460) show art Crafty Ways To Steer Clear Of The Crowds On Busy Cruises (Podcast #460)

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Cruise lines are packing their ships full these days. They're admitting that they're selling at 100% or higher capacity. So, ships are really, really full, and I've seen this firsthand on a recent cruise, like MSC Cruises, Norwegian, or Caribbean, even Princess in Alaska. So, I want to share with you proven techniques to deal with managing crowds and avoiding crowds. Become a Tips For Travellers Patron: and get exclusive Patron-only content, downloads and livestreams Visit my Tips For Travellers YouTube: 

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On my last cruise, a Windstar Fjords cruise, I posted clips on Instagram of the best attended event of my entire cruise. It immediately ignited a fiery, lively, and divided debate about if the event was a good idea or not. It got me thinking about other things that I talk about on social media or in my videos, that spark heated debates and where cruisers fall into “for” or “against” camps, with few on the fence. So, let's find out where you stand on these right now as I suspect that, like me, your stand is shifting as we face a new world of cruising. Become a Tips For Travellers...

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I Cruise The World's I Cruise The World's "Most Popular" Small Ship Line: Windstar (Podcast #458)

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After loving recent cruises on 600 and 700 passenger ships, like Oceania Insignia, Azamara Quest and Seabourn Encore, I wanted to see if going ever smaller was even better, so I booked myself on an 11-night Windstar Star Pride “Lands of the Midnight Suns”. Now this ship only holds 312 passengers, and they claim to be the market leading small ship line and have both these yacht style engine-driven ships that I went on, but they also have sailing vessels as well. Become a Tips For Travellers Patron: and get exclusive Patron-only content, downloads and livestreams Visit my Tips For...

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It took me 26 hours, three flights, and a time change of 12 hours to get to my French Polynesian cruise in one of the remotest parts of the world. It was brutal, and so how did it go once there – and do I recommend putting yourself though all that? I explore all of this in this video Become a Tips For Travellers Patron: and get exclusive Patron-only content, downloads and livestreams Visit my Tips For Travellers YouTube: 

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My 11 River Cruises Taught Me These Eye-Opening Lessons (Podcast 456) show art My 11 River Cruises Taught Me These Eye-Opening Lessons (Podcast 456)

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I am often asked about river cruising and find many people do not fully understand what it is and is not, and this are the 6 things that I have come to appreciate about river cruising around the world that people need to know before they consider one   Become a Tips For Travellers Patron: and get exclusive Patron-only content, downloads and livestreams Visit my Tips For Travellers YouTube: 

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I Try Out Cruising In A Controversial Ship-Within-A-Ship (Podcast #368) show art I Try Out Cruising In A Controversial Ship-Within-A-Ship (Podcast #368)

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I test out cruising in Yacht Club, a limited access “ship-within-a-ship” on MSC Cruises, to see if it really is better than cruising as a “regular” passenger and if it is worth paying the premium for the experience and the perks. For bonus & exclusive content (including videos, articles, eBooks and more) become a Patreon Patron: https://www.patreon.com/tipsfortravellers

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I Discover The Best & Worst Sides Of MSC CRUISES (Podcast #454) show art I Discover The Best & Worst Sides Of MSC CRUISES (Podcast #454)

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There are so many rumours, beliefs, stories, and misconceptions about MSC Cruises with many drawn by their great fares but worried about the reports about the ships, food, service and entertainment. I cruised with them to uncover the latest   Become a Tips For Travellers Patron: and get exclusive Patron-only content, downloads and livestreams Visit my Tips For Travellers YouTube: 

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People Keep Falling For These 7 Crafty Cruise Port Tricks! (podcast #453) show art People Keep Falling For These 7 Crafty Cruise Port Tricks! (podcast #453)

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I expose and looks at common scams that I have seen cruisers, including my friends and even myself, fall for when in a port on their cruise so you can avoid falling for these...   Become a Tips For Travellers Patron: and get exclusive Patron-only content, downloads and livestreams Visit my Tips For Travellers YouTube: 

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Questions I Wish I'd Asked BEFORE Cruising the Nile! (Podcast 452) show art Questions I Wish I'd Asked BEFORE Cruising the Nile! (Podcast 452)

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Seven out of ten travellers told me they really want to do a Nile River cruise. But almost all said they were unlikely to do it, because they had too many questions and concerns. Having done one, I have discovered the answers to those questions, and a few they should be asking but aren’t. Become a Tips For Travellers Patron: and get exclusive Patron-only content, downloads and livestreams Visit my Tips For Travellers YouTube:   

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Epic Highs & Unwelcome Lows I Had Cruising the Nile! (Podcast #451) show art Epic Highs & Unwelcome Lows I Had Cruising the Nile! (Podcast #451)

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I reveal the best and very worst things I experienced on my AmaWaterways Nile River Cruise and time in Cairo, and answer if all things considered is it worth taking this trip. It's complicated Become a Tips For Travellers Patron: and get exclusive Patron-only content, downloads and livestreams Visit my Tips For Travellers YouTube:   

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