September 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);9/18/2009, p28
Trade Publication
The article presents a blog regarding the trends in booking for a cruise in Great Britain. It states that most of the travelers are booking immediately as soon as the cruise is announced to avail an early-booking discount while others are waiting up to the last minute to get a better deal. It adds that a certain traveler also expresses what he feels after taking a cruise and finding out that some of the passengers who booked later have paid less.


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