Angela Minor

Enchanted with cruising from my first voyage in the Bahamas on the SS Emerald Seas to Alaska’s Inside Passage. Professional freelance writer and published indie author. Find out more about us here.

Port Everglades Tips for South Florida Cruising

Helpful hints and tips for departing on your cruise vacation from Port Everglades, Florida.

Cruise Ship Shore Excursion Tipping Around the World

Ideas for when and where to leave a gratuity on your cruise ship shore excursions.

Q and A on Big Cruise Ship Tipping

Here are the general tipping policies on six of the big cruise ship lines. Check the details for your specific ship and itinerary prior to setting sail.

Should You Tip on a Gratuities-Included Cruise?

If your cruise price includes an auto-gratuity, should you tip the crew members?

When You Should NOT Tip on a Cruise

There are certain instances when it is a breach of etiquette and/or unnecessary to tip on a cruise ship.

Cruise Gratuities Insider Guide (Whom to Tip and How Much)

Whether you are on your first voyage or cruising to your 100th port, everyone has questions about the correct etiquette for gratuities on cruise ships. Here are some basic guidelines for tipping on your next cruise vacation.

Answers to Cruise Travel Insurance Questions

Unfortunate circumstances do happen on a cruise so here are some cruise travel insurance questions you might need the answer for. Consider these when choosing insurance for your next vacation.

What Kind of Cruise Travel Insurance Do You Need?

Be sure to purchase the kind of cruise travel insurance that will cover your needs should the unexpected happen.

What Cruise Insurance Does NOT Cover

While you can customize the travel insurance for your next cruise, some issues are rarely covered in the policies.
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