With the right amount of planning and a helping hand from your travel company, you and your family or friends can enjoy a luxury cruise to an exciting destination. If you have not been on a luxury cruise in the past, you may not know where to begin once you sit down at your travel agent's desk. Here is a helpful look at what you need to know about planning a cruise vacation:
Begin by Choosing a Destination and Timeframe
The first step to take is to determine when you want to leave and where you would like to go. One of these variables may dictate the other, as certain locations such as Europe and Alaska are best to visit when the temperatures are relatively mild. If you're hoping to grab a great cruise deal, however, you may want to talk to your travel agent about booking out of season.
Browse Extensively for the Best Deals
Before booking a luxury cruise, consult with an experienced travel agent in order to get the best possible price. Travel agents know just where to look in order to find the most attractive cruise deals and can assist you in arranging inexpensive flights to and from your cruise's port of departure.
Schedule Your Optional Activities
From snorkeling on a Bahamian cruise to touring the many sites of Italy on a European cruise, there are a number of activities you can enjoy when your cruise ship docks. It's important that you browse the various excursions offered by your cruise well ahead time as they may require a reservation.
The friendly travel agents at Brentwood Travel in St. Louis can answer any questions you may have concerning cruise vacations. In addition to putting together custom cruise packages, we can also help you arrange land tours, overseas excursions, and hotels. Call us at (314) 439-5700 to learn more about our travel services.
Brentwood Travel Vacation Experts
Serving Greater St. Louis since 1957, we specialize in cruises, all-inclusive vacations, tour packages, honeymoons, and group travel.