Category Archives: FAQ

Should You Sail From Seattle or Vancouver?

One of the most frequently-asked questions we get deals with where you should embark your Alaska cruise: Seattle, Washington, or Vancouver, British Columbia? The short answer is that there’s no right or wrong decision; a voyage to Alaska is beautiful … Continue reading

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Tips For a Successful Alaska Cruise Tour

When I was escorting Cruise Experts Travel ‘s Ultimate Alaska CruiseTour a few summers ago, I received an excellent question from a reader that I thought was deserving of an entire article. Here’s the question: Hi Aaron, we have a … Continue reading

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Which Alaska Cruise Is Right For You?

Vancouver, Seattle, Or Northbound-Southbound? Years ago, if you wanted to sail to Alaska there was but a single departure port: Vancouver. A few voyages might sail north and south between Alaska and British Columbia but by and large, the vast … Continue reading

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After Submitting an Email Quote Request

Frequently asked question: I submitted a request through your website, why didn’t the email I received contain a detailed price breakdown for the cruise? Answer: A Cruise Specialist familiar with both the ship and destination of your requested cruise vacation … Continue reading

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Your Air to Alaska Questions Answered

Do I really have to come in the day before my cruise? It’s not mandatory, but it is advisable in case of any schedule changes that may result in flight delays/missed connections. This way you are less stressed and well … Continue reading

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Princess Cruises Drink Packages

First-time cruisers may not know that not all drinks are included in the cruise fare.  To help you control your onboard spending on drinks, Princess offers drink packages. Even if you’re not a first-time cruiser, but will be sailing aboard … Continue reading

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FAQ’s on our Ultimate Best of Alaska Cruisetour Answered

I sat down with Alaska Cruise Expert Jocelyn Rheault to discuss Cruise Experts Travel’s exclusive cruisetour being offered this year and what kind of questions she gets asked. To help you decide whether this is THE land and cruise vacation … Continue reading

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Best Times to Cruise to Alaska

When on an Alaskan cruise, expect wildlife, beautiful scenery, glaciers, and towering fjords. There’s really no bad time to go during the Alaska sailing season – any time is a good time. However, if there’s something in particular you’d like to … Continue reading

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Luggage Storage for Seattle and Vancouver

You’ve worked out the major details of your Alaska cruise. Cruise booked. Plane tickets, got ‘em. Hotel, check. There’s just one tiny detail: you’re scheduled to arrive early on the day you embark. You have 5 hours from the time … Continue reading

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Smoking Policy by Cruise Line

If you’re a smoker and you’re cruising to Alaska next season aboard Princess, Holland America, or Carnival, you won’t be able to smoke in your stateroom.  The cruise lines’ policy change was released on June 15, 2011 and comes into effect … Continue reading

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