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Celebrity Infinity Live Blog Day 1 - Embarkation Day

Sailing out of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale Aboard Celebrity Infinity

After spending two nights at the luxurious CruiseHabit.com Global Headquarters, I repacked my bags and Billy drove me to the port, arriving at about noon. Being dropped off right at the curb was awesome and I’m not sure I want do it any other way from here on out. [Note to Billy for our upcoming Celebrity Edge sailing.] While we were in the port, we drove by the nearly finished future home of Celebrity EdgeTerminal 25. Can’t wait to see it from the inside.  Check in went very... Read more about Celebrity Infinity Live Blog Day 1 - Embarkation Day

Celebrity Infinity Live Blog Preamble - Third Time's The Charm

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Living in Florida has not just the advantage of being a short drive to several ports, but also access to discounted last-minute fares at Florida Resident rates. Celebrity Cruises is offering great fares on Celebrity Infinity for Florida Residents. With some time off of work, I was able to take advantage of one. This will be my third cruise on Celebrity and my third solo in a row.  Read more about Celebrity Infinity Live Blog Preamble - Third Time's The Charm

It's Giveaway Time! We're giving out Celebrity swag to celebrate our upcoming sailing on the new Celebrity Edge!

Celebrity Cruise Swag GiveawayIn the next couple of weeks we'll be sailing on Celebrity Infinity, Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas, and Celebrity's newest ship, Celebrity Edge.  Make sure you follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, and keep an eye out for our live blogs and new podcast episodes. Read more about It's Giveaway Time! We're giving out Celebrity swag to celebrate our upcoming sailing on the new Celebrity Edge!

Celebrity Edge - Preview - Episode 6

Celebrity Edge is the first in a new class of ship, and in less than a month, we'll be among the first to sail her.  We talk about some of what makes her so different as Celebrity tries to redefine the cruise experience, and we discuss how we plan to see and do as much as possible on our December 6th three-night sailing.

Virgin Voyages' Scarlet Lady to Deliver Distinctly Non-Cruise Dining. Drag Brunch & Food Hall? Yes. Buffet & Dining Room? Nope.

Virgin Voyages DiningVirgin Voyages has announced more details about their first ship, Scarlet Lady, and this time, it’s all about dining.  Guests, err, “sailors” on the adults-only line will have over 20 choices when it comes to picking a place to eat, and there’s something you probably won’t guess about many of these spots.  Like some lite-luxury and luxury lines, Virgin Voyages has opted to forgo the practice of specialty dining venues coming at an up-charge, and instead, will be including all dining within the cruise fare.  That means all the interesting things we discuss below are included in your cruise fare... Read more about Virgin Voyages' Scarlet Lady to Deliver Distinctly Non-Cruise Dining. Drag Brunch & Food Hall? Yes. Buffet & Dining Room? Nope.

Loyalty Programs - Do past passenger programs keep you coming back for more? Episode 5

Most cruise lines have programs that reward guests for their loyalty.  The perks are as wide-ranging as cruise experiences, and different lines let you climb the ranks of these programs in different ways.  What are some of the more remarkable benefits?  How do we value these programs?  We look at the various programs and help you understand how to take advantage of what is being offered.