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Cruise Deal of the Week – November 15, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – November 15, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 15, 2019

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Tips for Tipping on a Cruise
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Tips for Tipping on a Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 6, 2019

A necessary (but often confusing) part of planning for a cruise is budgeting to tip the hard-working service staff. Failing to plan for gratuities can lead to…

Saga Reveals New Spirit of the Rhine
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Saga Reveals New Spirit of the Rhine

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 4, 2019

When Saga launched their new river cruise ship Spirit of Discovery earlier this year, we already knew the cruise line had her sister ship planned for 2020.…

Cruise Deal of the Week – November 1, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – November 1, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 1, 2019

Before you run out and buy way too many bags of discount Halloween candy, you might want to check out the cruise deal of the week on…

What is a ‘Soft Adventure’ Cruise?
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What is a ‘Soft Adventure’ Cruise?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 31, 2019

Adventuring cruising is a popular vacation genre these days, but many think that an expedition cruise means giving up the comforts and amenities found on modern cruise…

The Perfect Port: Spending the Day in Aruba
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The Perfect Port: Spending the Day in Aruba

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 31, 2019

Everyone has a favorite port when they cruise. Maybe it’s one with a great beach to visit, or a port with lots of world class shopping and…

BREAKING NEWS: Brightline Announces Approval on PortMiami Expansion
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BREAKING NEWS: Brightline Announces Approval on PortMiami Expansion

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 29, 2019

A proposed station at PortMiami is now a reality for Virgin Trains. The Miami-Dade County Commission approved the new station at PortMiami to be built by the…

Cruise Deal of the Week – October 25, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – October 25, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 25, 2019

The best part about Fall isn't the changing leaves or apple pies, it's repositioning cruises! If you want to read more about what a repositioning cruise is,…

Sky Princess Getting Rave Reviews
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Sky Princess Getting Rave Reviews

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 23, 2019

The newest member of Princess Cruises’ royal fleet took its first round of guests for a cruise earlier this week and the reviews coming in have been…

Virgin Trains Eyes New Station at PortMiami
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Virgin Trains Eyes New Station at PortMiami

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 18, 2019

When Virgin Trains USA, formerly Brightline, opened up shop in South Florida, it changed the way people traveled within the state. Home to millions of people and…

Cruise Deal of the Week – October 18, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – October 18, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 18, 2019

Last week we sent out what was easily the best deal in cruising. A week on board the spectacular MSC Meraviglia in a balcony stateroom for just…

Perfect Day at Lelepa, Vanuatu Coming in 2022
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Perfect Day at Lelepa, Vanuatu Coming in 2022

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 15, 2019

When Royal Caribbean revamped their private island, Perfect Day at CocoCay, earlier this year, it followed a trend seen across the cruise industry. More and more cruise…

Cruise Deal of the Week – October 11, 2019
Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – October 11, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 11, 2019

Don't you just love that new car smell? Well, imagine that but instead of a car, it's a 171,00 ton cruise ship! MSC Meraviglia, which entered service in…

Thirsty? Virgin Sailors Can Shake for Champagne (VIDEO)
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Cruise News
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Thirsty? Virgin Sailors Can Shake for Champagne (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 9, 2019

Did you know that there are around 49 million bubbles in a single bottle of champagne? Virgin Voyages wants their sailors to experience each and every one…

Cruising to Martinique? Don’t Forget Your Passport
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Cruising to Martinique? Don’t Forget Your Passport

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 1, 2019

For most islands in the Caribbean, cruisers don’t need to bring their passports ashore when they leave the ship to go exploring. However, the island of Martinique…

Cruiser’s Guide to Port New Orleans
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Cruiser’s Guide to Port New Orleans

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 17, 2019

Not all ports are created equal. Avid cruisers know that choosing the right embarkation port can make all the difference for your cruise vacation and that’s why…

Cruise Deal of the Week – September 6, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – September 6, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 6, 2019

As America dives head first into another football season, take advantage of the distractions by scoring your own deal on an awesome cruise vacation. While your friends,…

Why Does Bill W. Have so Many Friends on a Cruise?
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Cruise Tips
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Why Does Bill W. Have so Many Friends on a Cruise?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 3, 2019

The first day on a cruise ship is nothing but pure, unadulterated bliss. All you need is a deck chair, a great book and a pair of…

Cruise Line Helping Floridians Escape Hurricane Dorian
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Cruise Line Helping Floridians Escape Hurricane Dorian

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 30, 2019

Most cruisers and everyone in Florida spent this week glued to the news because a hurricane is headed this way. The folks over at Bahamas Paradise Cruise…

The Sea of Cortez: An Adventure Close to Home
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The Sea of Cortez: An Adventure Close to Home

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 26, 2019

It’s been nearly 500 years since the first European explorers discovered the Sea of Cortez. Also known as the Gulf of California, the stretch of water between…

Cruisers Are Finding These EVERYWHERE!
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Cruisers Are Finding These EVERYWHERE!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 19, 2019

They can be found sitting on deck chairs, hiding inside plants and underneath furniture. You might see them floating in the pool or inside the safe of…

A Reason to Cruise In or Out of Montreal
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A Reason to Cruise In or Out of Montreal

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 14, 2019

The Port of Montreal is conveniently located in Old Montreal. As your ship sails into port you will get your first glimpse of the city’s beautiful skyline.…

Cruise Deal of the Week – August 9, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – August 9, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 9, 2019

Last minute cruise deals are one of the best ways to save money on your next cruise vacation, but it's not always easy to book one. You…

The Best Time to Visit Aruba? Carnival Season
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The Best Time to Visit Aruba? Carnival Season

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 7, 2019

There’s never a wrong time to visit a tropical island, but when you’re planning your next vacation to Aruba, there’s definitely a right time to go! The…

MSC Hosts the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders Annual Photoshoot Cruise
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MSC Hosts the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders Annual Photoshoot Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 2, 2019

The Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders have officially wrapped up their 2019 annual photo shoot sailing aboard MSC Cruises’ innovative smart ships, MSC Seaside in the Caribbean and MSC…

What Would You Name Virgin Voyages’ New Craft Beer?
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Cruise News
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What Would You Name Virgin Voyages’ New Craft Beer?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 1, 2019

What happens when you mix one of Miami’s most popular brewing companies with one of cruising's newest brands? Magic in a bottle. In collaboration with Wynwood Brewing…

Virgin Voyages Teases Beach Club at Bimini With New Video
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Cruise News
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Virgin Voyages Teases Beach Club at Bimini With New Video

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 18, 2019

When the U.S. Department of State restricted travel to Cuba earlier this year, it sent most cruise lines into a scramble. Rescheduling itineraries and dealing with unhappy…

Perfect Day at CocoCay: Port Review
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Perfect Day at CocoCay: Port Review

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 15, 2019

Royal Caribbean’s newly updated private island, aptly named Perfect Day at CocoCay, has been officially open since May. Garnering a great deal of attention from cruisers “loyal…

Travel Tips for Making Small Cruise Cabins a Little Bigger
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Travel Tips for Making Small Cruise Cabins a Little Bigger

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 1, 2019

When it comes to cruise ship cabins, space is at a premium. Sure, you could book the owner’s suite and have a whopping 1,200 square feet to…

5 Lighthouses Every Cruiser Should Know
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5 Lighthouses Every Cruiser Should Know

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 8, 2019

Lighthouses have been a beacon in the sea since early man started sailing. While the lighthouse does not have as prominent a place in the modern world…

Great Cruise Ports for Scuba Diving and Swimming
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Great Cruise Ports for Scuba Diving and Swimming

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 19, 2019

If you are planning a cruise and are looking for fun off-boat adventure in the beautiful waters of your cruise ports and destinations, these are some of…

Bora Bora: Your Dream Vacation
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Bora Bora: Your Dream Vacation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 6, 2019

This article is the 3rd of a three part series by Porthole Cruise Magazine contributor Georgina Cruz chronicling her voyage aboard a Holland America Line world cruise. The…

Tips for Choosing the Best Cruise Vacation
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Tips for Choosing the Best Cruise Vacation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 8, 2018

Choosing your dream cruise involves some planning, knowledge and soul searching. What exactly do you expect from your experience? Are you looking to set a course for…

Cruise Deal of the Week – August 3, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – August 3, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 3, 2018

Are you ready to get out and explore? Holland America Line is encouraging everyone to set their sights on a great cruise vacation thanks to their latest…

Travel Tips: How to Get Adjoining Rooms without Paying Extra
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Travel Tips: How to Get Adjoining Rooms without Paying Extra

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 17, 2018

Cruise ships are wonderful vacations for the whole family. However, just like a hotel, it’s often impossible to fit everyone in a single room. Many hotels offer…

St. Kitts Reaches Marquee Port Status with Millionth Visitor
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St. Kitts Reaches Marquee Port Status with Millionth Visitor

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 16, 2018

Along with phenomenal weather, the West Indies enjoy a rich history in the Caribbean and as a result, it’s a popular vacation destination for cruise ships and…

Cruise and Stay for the Best South Florida Music and Art Festivals
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Cruise and Stay for the Best South Florida Music and Art Festivals

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 3, 2018

South Florida has long been a hotspot for the world’s most talented artists of the stage and canvas. If you’re thinking about taking a cruise from one…

Millennial Vacations Shifting Towards Cruising
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Millennial Vacations Shifting Towards Cruising

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 30, 2018

When millennials put down their avocados long enough to plan a vacation, a growing number of them are skipping the music festivals and backpacking tours for something…

Nod Pod Helps Cruisers and Travelers Get Better Sleep
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Nod Pod Helps Cruisers and Travelers Get Better Sleep

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 13, 2018

One thing many cruisers and vacationers alike struggle with is getting a good night’s sleep. It can be difficult to settle your body and mind after an…

What’s the Biggest Mistake You Can Make on a Cruise?
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What’s the Biggest Mistake You Can Make on a Cruise?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 21, 2018

Here at Porthole, we talk with a lot of cruise experts about the do’s and don’ts of a cruise vacation. If you’ve never taken a vacation on…

New Ships on Horizon for Holland America and Princess
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New Ships on Horizon for Holland America and Princess

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 19, 2017

New Ships on Horizon for Carnival Corporation Cruise News - Jan. 19, 2017 Carnival Corporation has announced that it has signed a memorandum of agreement with Italian…

Three More New Ships for American Cruise Lines
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Three More New Ships for American Cruise Lines

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 10, 2016

Three More New Ships for American Cruise Lines Cruise News - Nov. 10, 2016 American Cruise Lines has announced that three new cruise ships for its fleet…

June – Guess The Port?!
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June – Guess The Port?!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 10, 2016

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z94bk3-csnk[/embed] Think you know your cruise ports? Take a guess (by Monday, June 13, 5pm ET) and we'll pick one correct answer at random to win a…