TITLE

Sailing Back-To-Back

AUTHOR(S)
Wormald, Karen
PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
Cruise Travel;Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
If one is lucky enough to have leisure time to spare, one can extend his/her cruise vacation by booking two consecutive voyages, known as back-to-back cruising. U.S. ports full with ships, and many vessels now offer alternating itineraries. The most choices are probably available from Florida ports to the Eastern/Western or Southern/Western Caribbean; lately, the ports of San Juan, Puerto Rico, New Orleans, Louisiana and Oalveston/Houston offer further options. Hassle-free back-to-back cruising should be planned at least six months in advance to give the best chance of getting the same cabin, after settling in. To get information regarding which ships offer alternate routes, one should contact cruise lines or travel agents. Cruise lines' web sites can be frustrating because they typically group sailings.
ACCESSION #
11280251

 

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