Sail Away with these Money Saving Tips
Looking for ways to save money while planning your dream cruise? Whether you are brand new to cruising or an expert at all things onboard, TravelPerks is here to help. One of the most popular questions when it comes to cruising, “How do I find the best deal?” While there is no formula, here are some guidelines to follow for getting the best value out of your cruise!
Spas at Sea - Relax and Unwind
Looking to unwind at sea? Wondering how to unwind during your day at sea? Trade the crowded pool deck for a serene seawater pool and deep-tissue massage in the onboard spa. Indulge in world-class treatments and experience elevated accommodations in these award-winning spaces.We'll be highlighting a few of the best spas at sea and the treatments they have to offer.
Explore your Destination like a Local
You have finally chosen your dream vacation destination! Now, how do you plan everything? And how do you avoid stereotypical tourist culture? We are going to highlight some of the best ways you can explore like a local!
Ditch the 'Tourist' Tag: A dive into How to Look and eat like a local in France
France is known for its food and fashion. Depending on who you are, those things can rank very differently. We are going to take a shallow (noPun) dive in a little of both of those topics. The foodies will love it and the fashionistas will gain much needed tactile inspiration
Discover your Luxury in Alaska on a Cruise
Often referred to as the "Last Frontier", Alaska is sure to impress all who visit her vast and diverse landscape. With 75% of its landscape inaccessible by car, an Alaskan cruise is the perfect way to travel. Experience the pristine wildlife, towering glaciers, and historical landmarks on your next Alaskan luxury cruise.
Luxury Cruising in Alaska with Regent Seven Seas Cruises
What separates a contemporary cruise from a luxury cruise is all in the details. Most luxury ships are all-inclusive, which means you will have more time to relax, and you can spend less time worrying about what you’re spending. We have incredible deals on luxury cruises through Alaska so you can visit the nation's last frontier this summer!
What's Your Cruise Personality?
More and more cruise lines are catering to a wider audience, from families with kids, to adults-only ships. But not every cruise line will be the right fit for you. Before choosing a cruise, considering your vacation personality can help direct you to the right fit.
Virgin Voyages Launches- The New Era of Luxury Cruising
The cruising industry has been upended this month with the launch of Virgin Voyages. Luxury cruisers now have more options than ever before with the Scarlet Lady’s debut.
Why You Should Use a Travel Agent to Book a Celebrity Cruise
WHY BOOK WITH TRAVELPERKS AND NOT DIRECT?
We are unbiased experts who share information that the cruise lines and resorts won’t. Our services are completely complimentary to you! Save yourself the hassle and time, allow us to plan your perfect vacation!
A French River Cruise for Everyone
Why not take your next vacation to France on a French river cruise? In this post we'll break down many of your options, no matter who you are, and what you enjoy. There is truly a French cruise for everyone, from wine tasting to rooftop camping. And if a guided cruise with river cruise experts (us) is on your bucket list, come along with us in 2021 for the France trip of the century!
5 Ways to Stay Fit and Healthy on Your Next Cruise
If healthy eating and an active lifestyle are important to you even while on vacation, you don’t have to pass up a cruise. Traditionally thought of as a place to belly-up to the buffet and eat your weeks-worth of calories in one day, cruises these days are beginning to appeal to a wider audience, including health-conscious travelers.
10 Shocking Drinks From Around the World
For many, vacation means letting loose with a favorite beverage in hand. From alcoholic, to just plain bizarre, we’ve compiled 10 of the most interesting drinks from around the world. Next time you visit a new place, consider trying a drink unique to the area. You might just learn a thing or two about the place you’re visiting.
The 5 Coolest River Cruise Ships in Europe
If you want to travel to Europe but are intimidated by the logistics involved with so many countries and languages, then a river cruise might be perfect for you! On a river cruise everything is pre-planned by English-speaking agents and reps, meaning you will have more time to enjoy the ride, and your vacation, and less time feeling frustrated by planning!
Who's Who in Alaskan Cruises- 6 Major Players
If you're thinking about taking a cruise to the final frontier, you’ll need to consider more than you would in other parts of the world. Alaska can be drastically different depending on the time of year you visit, and the best time to visit is shorter than other destinations. We'll help you navigate all the different aspects that go into choosing the right Alaskan cruise.
Alaska - Escape Close to Home
With travel still predominantly on hold, staying close to home is the name of the game. With everyone dreaming of a European summer, it can feel disappointing to consider another road trip to a national park. Toss out your preconceived notions of close-to-home vacations and start exploring a trip to Alaska.
The Ultimate Guide to Cruise Deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday
Black Friday has become an annual tradition where hundreds of people crowd into department stores pushing and stepping on each other in order to score the deal of the season. Why not skip the madhouse this holiday season, and instead book yourself a family vacation that is sure to make family memories that will last much longer then junk in the garage?
Viking River Cruises is Coming to the United States!
This Just In- The Luxury Liner Viking River Cruises is Coming the United States!
Hurricane Willa and the 2018 Awards Conference on the Norwegian Bliss
Hurricane Willa redirects the 2018 Dream Vacations conference, but the weather couldn't dampen the awards ceremony, where TravelPerks again took home a slew of awards!
RiverCruisePerks.com Has Launched
RiverCruisePerks.com has launched! Behind the scenes, the minions at TravelPerks Dream Vacations, have been busily working to create a new home base for the growing river cruise sector.
Halloween Themed Cruises
Have you ever considered taking and holiday themed cruise? A holiday frequently forgot about when planning a cruise is Halloween, even though most cruises celebrate the day of with costume contests and trick-or-treating. If Halloween is your thing, consider a Disney or Carnival cruise as those lines celebrate the holiday for much longer.
Our Favorite Ship Godmothers
Every cruise ship has a Godmother but one now even has a Godfamily. Is the tradition of ship Godmother's evolving?
The Travel Club Sails the Douro River
Did you know TravelPerks has a travel club? Each year the TravelPerks Club embarks on fabulous vacations personally-escorted by Gary and Theresa, owners of Dream Vacations TravelPerks.
An MSC Cruise for Every Personality and Lifestyle
It’s MSC Cruises bonus month and we’ve searched high and low
to find a cruise to satisfy every lifestyle and every taste.
Bucket List Cruises You Need to Experience
From new cruisers to veterans, everyone should get a chance to experience these awesome itineraries!
Wanderlust for One: 8 Destinations for Solo Travelers
To help you, the lone wanderer, we’ve compiled a list of some of the safest (and
coolest) international destinations for solo travelers.
The Secret to Maximizing Your Vacation Time This Year
“So much to do, so little time.” While the phrase may sound like it perfectly describes our lives, research shows there actually is time.
Travel Apps That Make Vacations More Enjoyable
A good travel app can make things a whole lot easier, and we’ve gathered some of the essentials here just for you!
Wine Lovers Rejoice! AMA Waterways 2018 Wine Cruises
AmaWaterways is uncorking an impressive number of
wine-focused itineraries this year.
Ditch the 'Tourist' Tag: Dress Like a Local in 10 European Cities
So you’re on your way to Europe and you’re wondering what to pack?
Of course there is something to be said for just being comfortable, but what about the more fashion-forward travelers?
Sailing Through History- Cruises Then & Now
Cruising was a lot different back in the day. From glorious old pre-war steamers to the modern floating cities, we explore just how cruising has changed over the years...