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Cruise Britain

Diverse coasts, castles, cities and countrysides await! A popular way to explore the diverse coastline of Britain is via one of the 52 cruise lines offering spectacular voyages around the country. If you are considering a cruise to this region, then check out the resources available from CruiseBritain, which is a joint initiative between Britain’s …

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Tips about a layover in London before heading to Southampton for cruise

Pre-Cruise London Hotel Tips about a layover in London before heading to Southampton for a cruise. London Layover I am so glad that I overnighted in London prior to heading to Southampton to embark on Azamara Quest. To miss the iconic capital city would be a real shame: the people, history, culture, food, and activities …

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Money matters: dealing with exchange rates and currency on your cruise

Discover what to do about foreign money when cruising One of the best things about cruising is the convenience of being able to sign for all your expenses and have them charged to your stateroom. An itemized statement is available upon request anytime or delivered to your stateroom prior to disembarkation. However, those going ashore …

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Getting around Venice, Italy: Ship transfer, Vaporetto or Water Taxi?

Options for cruise visitors in Venice, Italy Here is the scenario. You are a cruise visitor to Venice and you want to get from the Stazione Marittima  to the sights of Venice. What do you do? How will you get around? Option 1: Cruise ship water transfer If you plan on going to St. Marks and …

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