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We answer your listener questions on this weekend's episode of Cruise Radio Rewind. What is the best way to get from San Pedro cruise port to Los Angelos airport? Is an overnight stay on the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California worth it? Where can we find an affordable hotel somewhere near Port Canaveral? If the cruise line books my air, does it protect me if my flight is delayed? 

Date: June 28, 2020 

Direct download: CRR054JUN2820.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

A review of Carnival Conquest on a seven-night cruise from Port Miami. This sailing went to the Eastern Caribbean with stops in Amber Cove, Grand Turk, San Juan, and St. Thomas. 

Sherry has cruise news: 

  • More cruise lines announced cancellations 
  • Nassau, Bahamas could get strict on cruise passengers 
  • Rapid covid testing could be coming to a cruise line near you
  • Carnival Corporation announced the sale of six cruise ships 
  • Another cruise line is bringing two ships to Port Canaveral

Listener Question: What are the top three things to do in Ketchikan, Alaska? We are in our early 30s and very active. - Ellie

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Direct download: EPI594JUN2520.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Masks, social distancing, modified or no buffets, elevators, casinos, there are a lot of potential deal-breakers when it comes to cruising as the industry ramps up again. Cruise Radio Staff Writer Richard Simms and Host of the Always Be Booked Podcast, Tommy Casabona weighs in. 

Date: June 21, 2020

Direct download: CRR053JUN2120.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

A Panama Canal cruise review aboard Princess Cruises' Caribbean Princess. This was a roundtrip voyage from Port Everglades. Mary first sailed Caribbean Princess back in 2005, she compares and contrasts the vessels over the past 15 years. 

Sherry Laskin has cruise news

  • Norwegian Cruise Line cancels additional sailings
  • Bankrupt cruise ship goes to auction 
  • Carnival Cruise Line crew member head home
  • CDC implements a color system for cruise ships 
  • The second Virgin Voyages ship is floated out

Listener Q: On a cruise ship, would a medical plastic face shield that flips up and stays in place (only for eating) be better and more comfortable than a face or cloth mask? 

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Direct download: EPI593JUN1820-1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

We get a detailed review of Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Joy. Joy was first launched for the Asian market, in 2018, the cruise line announced that the ship would move from Asia to North America. The first North American cruise season, the ship sailed Alaska and then the Mexican Riveria. 

Date: June 14, 2020

Direct download: CRR053JUN1420.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

A 2020 review of MSC Grandiosa. This was a Mediterranean cruise that was cheaper than a lot of his other vacation options. 

Sherry has cruise news

  • Royal Caribbean announces delays and cancellations 
  • Good news for 3,000 Carnival Cruise Line crew members
  • A cruise line will be sailing from Port Canaveral for the first time 
  • Norwegian Cruise Line talks masks, buffets, and muster drills 
  • You must test negative for COVID-19 to come to Alaska

Listener Q: What is the best way to go about seeing how booked a cruise is before we sail?

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Direct download: EPI592JUN1120.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

We discuss picking and booking a cruise ship stateroom. Every person has a different strategy when it comes to booking a stateroom. Cruise Radio Staff Writer Richard Simms and Always Be Booked Podcast Host Tommy Casabona weigh in on the cruise ship cabins. 

Direct download: CRR051JUN0720-1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am EDT

We get a review of Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Star. This was a seven-night cruise that sailed round trip from Venice. 

Richard has cruise news:

  • Norwegian's return-to-cruising health details 
  • Canada extending its cruise ship ban 
  • Carnival Cruise Line doubling down on thermal imaging cameras
  • River cruising is back 
  • So is ocean cruising in Asia 

Listener Question: Hardcore Royal Caribbean cruise and tinkering with the idea of sailing Norwegian Cruise Line. With Norwegian doing the five free perks with any booking, is that a good deal? 

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Direct download: EPI591JUN0420-1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

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