Cruise Vacations For Dummies 2006

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Heidi Sarna / Matt Hannafin, «Cruise Vacations For Dummies 2006»
For Dummies | ISBN 0764598309 | Rev Ed (Nov. 28, 2005) | PDF | 8,6 Mb | 504 Pages

Heidi Sarna / Matt Hannafin, «Cruise Vacations For Dummies 2006 (Dummies Travel)»
For Dummies | ISBN 0764598309 | Rev Ed edition (November 28, 2005) | PDF | 8.6 Mb | 504 pages

Book Description
This is the book to read before you book your cruise! Even if you’ve never set foot on a ship, you’ll know what to expect and how to enjoy every minute—on board or in port! Cruising is a great vacation value; for one price, you get your cabin, meals and entertainment, a variety of onboard activities, and the chance to explore different places.

Discover how to pick the cruise for you and choose great things to do, with:

* Reviews of the best cruise lines
* Overviews of popular cruise ports in the Caribbean, Alaska, the Mediterranean, the Mexican Riviera, Hawaii, and New England and Eastern Canada
* Info on onboard entertainment, food, spa offerings, shopping, gambling, and children’s activities
* Recommendations on the top attractions and best shore excursions at popular ports
* Details on everything from passport requirements to packing tips, and from embarkation day to clearing customs

Like every For Dummies travel guide, Cruise Vacations For Dummies 2006 helps you make the most of your vacation. It includes:

* Down-to-earth trip-planning advice
* Info on the best ships for every budget
* Tips on sightseeing at ports of call
* Handy Post-it Flags to mark your favorite pages

Download Description
Nearly 23 million people have cruised in the past 3 years, according to a 2004 study by CLIA (Cruise Line International Association) and it is projected that the number of cruisers will rise to 30 million over the next 3 years.

From the Back Cover
Travel smart at

Ride the waves the fun and easy way®

Choose relaxation or adventure, a luxury liner or rustic schooner, an exotic port or a popular vacation spot. Whatever floats your boat, you'll find the perfect cruise for you in this friendly guide that clues you in on cruise lines, destinations, shore attractions, and more. Bon voyage!


* Down-to-earth trip-planning advice
* What you shouldn't miss — and what you can skip
* The best cruise ships for every budget
* Handy Post-it® Flags to mark your favorite pages

About the Author
Heidi Sarna is a freelance writer living in New York City with her husband and toddler twin sons. Coauthor of Frommer’s Cruises & Ports of Call and a contributor to several other guidebooks, she also writes regular travel columns for and Porthole cruise magazine. She has written for many magazines and newspapers, including Gourmet, Conde Nast Traveler, Parenting, Bridal Guide, and Travel Weekly.

Matt Hannafin is a freelance writer, editor, and musician based in Brooklyn, New York. Coauthor of the upcoming 1,000 Places in the U.S.A. & Canada to See Before You Die (a sequel to the 2004 bestseller) and Frommer’s Cruises & Ports of Call, he also writes regular travel columns for, the Boston Herald, and Porthole cruise magazine, and has contributed to dozens of other books, magazines, and Web sites, including Gourmet, Travel Weekly, and Avid Cruiser.