Where should you go on your first cruise?
There are lots of places that cruise ships go to. But what would you suggest to someone who asks you, "Where should we go to on our first cruise?"
It took some thought and reasoning - but here's how we answered our friends' question.
When you see huge Travel Agents such as Thomas Cook collapse, it makes you wonder about financial protection.
If your cruise line or your travel agent goes under, can you get your money back?
And does an ATOL certificate provide any insurance?
We look at ATOL, ABTA, travel insurance and credit cards for protection.
Is it possible to get two luxury cruises for the price of one. It depends how you define luxury.
I share what we learned on our first rather expensive cruise - and how we applied that to getting excellent prices and deals on cruises ever since.
Are there enough lifeboats on a cruise ship to accommodate everyone in the unlikely event of an emergency?
The answer might surprise you.
How to Cruise looks at lifeboats' actual capacities - and what cruise companies do to ensure your safety.