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About.com: Cruises


Whether you’re planning your first cruise or your fiftieth, you’ll find helpful information here: news, cruise line profiles and reviews, destinations and activities, helpful lists (from what to pack to the best cruise lines for families or for romance), a glossary, and recommended reading.

Bargain Travel Cruises



Find the best cruise at the lowest price on this site, which specializes in travel bargains for cruise lovers. Check out the Specials section to find the hottest deals.

Cruise Critic


Visit this site before you book a cruise to get the scoop on cruising, with cruise-line profiles, ship reviews, a guide for first-time cruisers, the latest news, and the best deals. You can find a cruise by “cruise style” (family, expedition, romance, senior, and so on), current specials, or searching (by destination, cruise line, lifestyle, or price). There are sections on luxury cruises, planning, ports, and other special features.

Cruise Value Center



News, special offers, and last-minute bargains—check out this site for cruise information and deals.




Cruise.com’s low-price guarantee makes this a must-visit when you’re shopping for a cruise. Its gigantic database holds information about thousands of cruises, and you can also learn about cruise lines, ports and shore excursions, special cruises, and more.

Freighter World Cruises



If you’re looking for a different kind of cruise, consider a freighter. Informal and uncrowded, freighter travel can also save you money. To learn more, visit this site, which specializes in booking passengers on freighters.




This site offers hand-picked specials, last-minute deals, and five ways to search for a cruise: by destination, departure port, sail date, cruise line, or cruise ship.

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Fox World Travel Cruise Videos


This travel agency features promotional videos you can watch online from six major cruise lines.

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SS Galaxy


The virtual Galaxy Cruise ship is much like any real-world cruise ship with tons of activities such as pools with waterslide, ice skating rink, spa and fitness center, and bars.

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