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First Time Cruisers
If you've never taken a cruise and are thinking about planning one, then you're in the right place. There is no such thing as a dumb question, and believe us, you haven't got a question that we haven't already been asked. And after all, we probably had the same questions as we were all once first-time cruisers ourselves.

Choosing The Right Cruise Line.
Probably the most important decision you'll have to make. After that, it's all pretty easy. There are a lot of options out there, and many people make their decisions based solely on advertisements, or recommendations from friends and family. Most major cruise lines are very different, so it's important that you choose the right one for you. The good news is that the cruise lines that sail today are better than ever. They offer more value, better service and greater variety than ever before. However, it's still important to lend an ear to an experienced cruiser -- someone who can cut through the clutter, and make a solid, well thought-out recommendation. Remember, just because it was the right cruise for your Mom and Dad or your next door neighbor, doesn't mean it's the right cruise for you.

So if it's your first time, we strongly suggest that you speak to one of our seasoned cruise consultants for unbiased, expert advice. They've sailed on all of the major cruise lines, plus many more you may never have heard of. This broad range of experience will help ensure that your first cruise is the best experience it can be. They'll ask you many questions to understand your needs and expectations before making a recommendation. We won't make recommendations based on which cruise line is on sale today, or which cruise line is our personal favorite. Many online agencies today WILL do that, and that's not good for the customer. We want you to become a Cruise Hound too, and by doing the right thing the first time, we know you will.

Frequently Asked Questions Of First Time Cruisers

  • Will I be bored?
  • Will I feel confined?
  • Is cruising very formal?
  • Will I get seasick?
Answers to these questions plus a whole lot more are just a click away!
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