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Transportation to and from Your Cruise

The phrase "getting there is half the fun" is actually from an old Cunard Line ad.  They of course were talking about the cruise/ocean crossing, but you do need to get to and from the cruise port at the beginning and end of your cruise.  It may not be half the fun, but there are certainly various options, and finding the right method of cruise transportation for you is important.

Grand Cayman's Public Buses - An Unexpectedly Easy Way to Get Around

Grand Cayman BusesThe Cayman Islands are gorgeous with a lot to offer, including the famous Seven Mile Beach.  Getting around any new town can be intimidating, but luckily, Georgetown Grand Cayman has a public bus system that is quick, inexpensive, and easy to use.  We've been to Grand Cayman many times over the years, and in addition to it's gorgeous beaches, great diving, and peaceful atmosphere, it also offers high prices on many things, including cabs and tours.  If you know where you want to go through, such as Seven Mile Beach, Hell (mail a post card, leave, tell your friends), West Bay Beach, or maybe one of the great restaurants in town, you can be there as quick as any private car, and for only $2.50... read more

Getting to and from Your Cruise - Cruise Line Transfers

We’ve discussed before hotel park and cruise shuttles and how they’re not always the deal they seem.  We’ve also written about how we recommend getting around before and after your cruise out of South Florida.  Today however, at Fort Lauderdale International Airport we met a few travelers from New Jersey who just got off a Carnival cruise and were heading home.  They opted to get to the airport using a transfer purchased from Carnival, so we thought we’d share their experience and our thoughts... read more

Hotel "Park and Cruise" Packages - What to Know About Hotel Shuttles to and from Your Cruise Port

There are no shortage of ways to get to and from the cruise port, and we've written several articles to help you find the best option for you.  If you're staying in a hotel before your cruise however you may have seen hotels advertising shuttle service.  While this can be a great option, you need to watch out for a few tricks some hotels play that make those "complimentary" shuttles quite expensive.  Our video explains why, and even shows you an example of this pricing trick... read more

Uber, Lyft, Cabs, Shuttles? How to Get to and from Your Cruise Easily & Cheaply

In the 1950's, Cunard advertised that "Getting there is half the fun!", but we're pretty sure they were talking about your cruise (well, transatlantic crossing), not about getting to and from the port.  Dining, entertainment, and relaxation are all just steps away as you wake up in new and exciting destinations without the common woes of international travel, but you do however have to figure out how to get to and from the cruise port at the beginning and end of your cruise though, so let's check out how to make this journey without breaking the bank. read more