Featured Cruise Articles
Pre-Cruise Hotel Review: The 22 acres of
swamp land purchased by Phillips Petroleum a half century ago has
grown from a simple watercraft gas station to one of Fort
Lauderdale's premier landmarks. Take a fresh look at
Hyatt Regency Pier
Is your cruise
ship sick? Separate fact from rumor and learn the truth
about the dreaded "cruise ship disease" norovirus. The best way to
prevent it and how to treat it.
Your Cruise Ship Cabin
— Will it be Inside or Outside? Balcony Stateroom or Suite? Take a look at
the accommodations available before choosing yours.
& Sea: Solutions for the Landlocked
— The facts
about cruise line Air & Sea Programs and missing the boat.
Smoke on the Water
— Can you smoke on
your cruise ship? Cruise Diva outlines the cruise lines' updated
two cruises are identical. Are your expectations realistic? Discover
to Expect On Your Cruise.
Cruise Travel Do's & Don'ts:
You know you can't bring your cabin steward home with you,
but what you may take might be a bit confusing. For
instance, you can take the fruit basket, but not the fruit.
Cruise Diva clears up what
You Can & Can't
cruise was ruined!"
Sadly, there’s no such thing as a perfect vacation and
things can go just as wrong on a cruise as they do on land. Take
matters into your own hands and learn the seagoing rules for
the Social Network Way to Travel
— While a cruise is a great
vacation for families & friends, it isn't necessary to have a
ready-made group of acquaintances in order to feel comfortable
on a cruise.
Catch The Communications Wave At
— The Internet, WiFi-enabled laptop computers, and cell phones
Tech Savvy Cruise
Travel. Cruise Diva looks at the services offered by
major cruise lines.
Travel Cost Control:
Those boarding passes/room keys... ultimately,
they are "Sail 'n Spend" cards.
To keep your vacation budget from sinking, Cruise Diva offers
Money Saving Tips
that you can use when planning your
cruise as well as once you are on board. We also clear up the confusion
What's Included In Your Cruise Fare (and what isn't).
You have to get to port before sailing, so we take a look at
Air & Sea
and how you can save time, money, and
aggravation on flights.
Cruise Planning & Preparation—Things To Do:
sailing, follow Cruise
Cruise Planning Timeline as a part of your
pre-cruise preparation strategy.
Radiance of the Seas;
Rhapsody of the Seas;
Adventure of the
Oasis of the Seas;
Oasis of the
Allure of the Seas;
Booking A Cruise At The Pier
The cruising urban legend that will not die.
your duty to shop, but it won't be free! Before you
board your ship, get Cruise Diva's strategies for smart
Shopping on Your
Cruise Vacation and also learn
how to snag some
About those flip-flops... you'll have to sail on Celebrity Cruises'
Solstice to sink your toes into them.
The True Confession of a pack-aholic.
That would be your Cruise Diva. Learn how I overcame my pack-aholism
with a streamlined strategy for
Civility — Pack your best manners and
observe the three C's at sea with CruiseDiva.com's
— What do they say?
to read them & get the information you need
~ What are the
Sightseeing can be a large add-on expense to a cruise vacation. Should
you choose Shore Excursions vs. Independent Touring? Cruise Diva offers
decision-making suggestions and helps you
Established to provide a beach break on an island (or part of one)
reserved for their exclusive use, most are located in the Bahamas chain
of "home" islands and included in certain Caribbean itineraries.
— Insure smooth sailing on
following Cruise Diva's arrival tips.
Caribbean Ports of Call 2013
is all you need to plan your days ashore, PLUS a cruise primer section and
cruise line profiles by Cruise Diva, Linda Coffman
Get other top picks in Cruise Guidebooks
cruise gear, luggage & travel bargains
Cruising With Kids? This is
your must-have info:
Going to sea with children... why you need a
Cruising, The Basics - Will your family enjoy a cruise?
~ Do's and don'ts &
what to know
Baby on Board
— Cruise travel age restrictions for infants &
regulations for expectant moms-to-be.
Toddler To Sea —
Cruise ships are wonderful places for family vacations, but you must
understand the rules before making promises to your littlest sailors.
For Spring Break, or any other time...
young adults need
to know that
For Cruise Travel, Age Matters.
you in the mood for love?
Cruise Diva shares
her picks for the
Most Romantic Ships.
Get hints to enhance
Romance at Sea and
enjoy Princess Cruises' sumptuous
Ultimate Balcony Dinner.
"The world's best islands are the ones that
float and move.
They're called cruise ships." ~ The Cruise Diva
© Linda Coffman
Guide & Cruise
featured on ABC's GOOD MORNING AMERICA — In case you
missed the story, you can still watch it online at
Health, The Plane Facts About Your Veins:
A first-hand look at the dangers associated with
what you can do to prevent it from
Deep Vein Thrombosis
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