Posts Tagged ‘ Douglas Ward ’

Cruising for solo travellers

Sep 29th, 2014 | By

Cruise prices are geared toward couples. Yet about one in four cruise passengers travels alone or as a single parent. How do they fare?



Reasons to take a river cruise

Jun 24th, 2014 | By

A river cruise is widely considered to be the most civilised way to see the best of Europe. Here’s the run down on why your next trip should be a river cruise



Choosing your Caribbean cruise

Mar 3rd, 2012 | By

Which islands to visit? What kind of ship to choose? Douglas Ward, author of the Insight Guide to Caribbean Cruises, rounds up who goes where and what’s on offer to help you decide what suits you best



Choosing the right ship: part two

Oct 14th, 2011 | By

Thinking of taking the plunge and booking a cruise in 2012? We’ve teamed up with travel guide publisher, Berlitz, to tell you everything you need to know on how to choose the right cruise ship



Choosing the right ship

Oct 12th, 2011 | By

Thinking of taking the plunge and booking a cruise in 2012? We’ve teamed up with travel guide publisher, Berlitz, to tell you everything you need to know on how to choose the right cruise ship



Cruising to remain buoyant in 2012

Oct 4th, 2011 | By

Just last week it was revealed that 2012 holidays are to cost more, prompting fears that many families will have to make do with a staycation next summer. However cruising seems to be bucking the trend.



Avoiding Cruise Add-Ons

Aug 29th, 2010 | By

Like the airline industry, it seems that cruise companies have started developing new ways to relieve you of your money. It was always the case that an outside cabin cost more than an inside and the closer you were to the top of the ship the more expensive it became. But most people looked on cruising as an all-inclusive holiday. When you paid you had little more expense to consider other than how to tip and how much. And even that started to be priced in so you paid for it at the point of purchase. That is changing. Now there are add-ons. And most of them are little things but which add up to big money for companies.