Wanderlust Journey

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Watch Sea Days on Cruises

December 7th, 2010 · Comments Off on Watch Sea Days on Cruises

I recently stumbled onto a great deal on a 9-night Royal Caribbean Cruise on the Enchantment of the Seas out of Baltimore, MD (our home port) for $435 per person and $75 in on-board credit. That works out to around $50 a day, before taxes and fees, which easily crushes my measure for a good […]

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Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines Shareholder Benefits

July 29th, 2010 · 1 Comment

If you thought the Carnival Cruises Shareholder benefits were good, wait until you see what Royal Caribbean offers its shareholders. Like with Carnival, you are eligible if you have 100 shares of RCL stock. With Carnival, you get $250 (14+ nights), $100 (7-13), or $50 (5 or fewer) but with Royal Caribbean there are four […]

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Royal Caribbean Crown & Anchor Society

June 29th, 2010 · Comments Off on Royal Caribbean Crown & Anchor Society

Royal Caribbean’s loyalty program is known as the Crown & Anchor Society and, much like the other cruise loyalty programs, the first tier starts after the first cruise. I’ve never personally sailed on a Royal Caribbean cruise before but their reputation of building enormous megaliners is well documented. It was founded in 1969 by three […]

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The Skinny on Baltimore Cruises

June 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off on The Skinny on Baltimore Cruises

A few years ago, when Baltimore was unveiled as a cruise departure port for several cruise lines, they offered a fantastic residents deal of a 7-night cruise for less than $500 per person. We didn’t take advantage of the deal because of a conflict but many of our friends did and had a fantastic time. […]

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Royal Caribbean Majesty of the Seas to the Bahamas, March 2010

February 18th, 2010 · Comments Off on Royal Caribbean Majesty of the Seas to the Bahamas, March 2010

I like cruises because they’re simple (it’s like cheating!). They’re really like the equivalent of fast food. It’s prepackaged, fairly priced for what you get, and easy. After our month-long trip to Europe, I think we’re in the mood for a quick little getaway that satisfies our desire to travel without really satisfying our desire […]

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