Melissa Mayntz

Avid, enthusiastic cruiser (30 cruises and counting!), having sailed on multiple cruise lines, 20+ different ships in a variety of classes, and visited ports of call in more than 6 countries, including Caribbean, Mexican, Alaskan, and Hawaiian ports. Widely traveled on multiple continents, as well as a professional freelance writer and editor with more than 18 years experience and thousands of articles published. Find out more about us here.

How Will Coronavirus Affect My Future Cruise?

Find out how the coronavirus will affect future cruises. The possibilities on how the industry could change.

Here Is How to Get the Best Deal on a Cruise

You do not have to have a huge wallet to go on a cruise. Here are tips that can teach you how to get the best deal on a cruise.

What to Expect on a Small Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

Find out what to expect on a small Royal Caribbean cruise ship before heading out on your cruise vacation with the cruise line.

Set Sail With Must-Pack Cruise On Gear

Get packing for your cruise vacation and set sail with some Cruise On gear including luggage tags, lanyards and the cruise power strip.

The Best Way to Help Cruise Ports After a Hurricane

Everything you need to know on how to help cruise ports after a Hurricane. The response from cruise lines and hurricane relief.

How a Hurricane Could Affect Your Cruise

Hurricane season is an important thing to know about when traveling so here's how it could affect your cruise vacation in many different ways.

How to Get Your Photo on the Carnival Pixels Wall

Find out how you can get your cruise vacation photo featured on the popular Carnival Pixels Wall at the photo gallery on the ship.

What You Should Know About Cruise Port Cancellations

Find out what happens if your port of call has been canceled. This guide covers cruise cancellations and how this can impact your vacation.

Everything You Need to Know About Crafts at Sea

Guide on doing arts and crafts during a cruise vacation. What might be needed when it comes to a project such as cross stitch and painting along with tips.