Cruise Radio

We get a detailed review of Norwegian Cruise Line's newest ship, Norwegian Escape. John and his wife just returned from a seven-night Western Caribbean sailing. He gives a detailed review of the sailing, the itinerary, and what to do on Norwegian Escape. A lot of first time tips for cruisers considering Norwegian Escape.

Also we get your shore excursion questions answered by
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Category:Norwegian Cruise Line -- posted at: 4:00pm EDT

On this show we get a review of Royal Caribbean's Empress of the Seas, a ship they recently put back in service after spending years with their European brand. Could this ship be coming back to do Cuba cruises? 

Sherry Kennedy has cruise news:

  • Lifeboat accident leads to crewmember death.
  • Carnival announced new itineraries for 2018 - but nothing too new. 
  • Celebrity Cruises is taking a ship out of the Med in 2017 - where is it going?
  • Any updates on Istanbul or ports of call in Turkey after the coup last weekend?

Listener Question:

Can we renew our passport one year early. And if so, would that give me 11 years until next renewal or will it still be 10 years from when I renew?

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Category:Royal Caribbean -- posted at: 8:14am EDT

Hear a review of Disney Cruise Line's Disney Fantasy. 

Sherry Kennedy joins us for cruise news" 

  • World's most lux cruise ship christened - details? 
  • Florida port welcomes two millionth cruise pax - what port and details? Royal
  • Caribbean offered free cruise to good samaritan 
  • Holland America ship rewarded for rescue at sea
Listener Q:
Recently divorced and going on a cruise next month. What kind of documentation will I need? I booked this cruise when I was still married. 


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Category:Disney Cruise Line -- posted at: 10:08pm EDT

Duncan gives us a review of Carnival Cruise Line's Carnival Magic, a ship that was launched in 2011 and it now in Florida year-round by way of Galveston, TX. Don't miss this comprehensive review. Part 2 of the review will come in a couple weeks where Chris Owen reviews his seven-night sailing. 

Sherry Kennedy has cruise news:
  • Carnival starting staggered embarkation in two more ports
  • NCL Changes carry on beverage policy
  • Norwegian Breakaway sets record in Canadian port
  • Royal Caribbean near-drowning
  • MSC details new ship
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Category:Carnival Cruise Line -- posted at: 7:00pm EDT

We get a review of Carnival Miracle on a seven night Mexican Rivera cruise out of Long Beach, CA. 

Sherry Kennedy has cruise news on: 

  • Royal Caribbean coming to Miami with Oasis-class ship 
  • Plane buzzes Norwegian Breakaway off coast of Bermuda
  • Montego Bay gets $100m investment for upgrades (a way to get business back that Falmouth took?)
  • What's the latest with Istanbul after terrorist attack?
  • Ovation of the Seas christened - but for China only! 
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Category:Carnival Cruise Line -- posted at: 11:53pm EDT