The best way to ensure that your upcoming luxury cruise is all that you want it to be is to ask plenty of questions when consulting with your travel agent. From what to wear to what types of excursions to plan, there are a number of important topics that you should cover before departing on your journey. Here are some questions to ask when planning a cruise:
What Does the Price Include?
One of the most attractive aspects of a cruise vacation is that it is essentially an all-inclusive trip. Your cabin, meals, entrance to onboard clubs, and use of facilities are all included in the basic price of your cruise; however, additional fees can arise during your travels. Alcoholic drinks, sodas, professional photographs, souvenirs, and excursions are all available for separate fees.
Which Cabin Is Best for Me?
Although you will be spending a significant amount of time outside your cabin, you still need to make sure that the room you choose will accommodate your party comfortably. Your travel agent will have a detailed layout of most major cruise ships, which you can use to understand where certain cabins are located. Keep in mind that larger rooms in better locations will typically cost you more.
When Do I Schedule Shore Excursions?
No matter where in the world your chosen cruise is headed, you can be sure that the journey will include plenty of fun stops along the way. To make the most of these shore excursions, research them with help from your travel agent. Typically, you can check out the various options online and book accordingly. Excursions fill up quickly, so making reservations ahead of your departure is recommended.
Other topics that you may want to discuss with your travel agent here at Brentwood Travel in St. Louis include appropriate clothing, airfare to and from the departure port, and travel insurance. Call us at (314) 439-5700 to set up a consultation with us. We have over five decades of experience helping customers plan the perfect cruise.
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Serving Greater St. Louis since 1957, we specialize in cruises, all-inclusive vacations, tour packages, honeymoons, and group travel.