Resources

Insights from Fellow Travelers

  • Lonely Planet
    Also the publisher of travel guides, Lonely Planet is perhaps best known for it's Thorn Tree Forum, where travelers post reviews of hotels, attractions, restaurants; and general impressions about every travel destination under the sun.
  • Virtual Tourist
    Virtual Tourist is another place to find the straight story from fellow travelers. You can also post your own travel diaries and photographs.

Great Sites to Research Cruise Lines and Ports of Call

  • Wikipedia
    Available in ten languages, Wikipedia is an online encyclopedia with information about everything. Research individual cruise lines, the cruise experience and ports of call using a keyword search. Individuals, who may or may not provide entirely accurate information, provide the information but it is a good source for general information and hidden insights.
  • Wikitravel
    This travel encyclopedia is an offshoot of Wikipedia, with all information geared toward travelers. Again, individuals post the information, which may or not be accurate.
  • cruise.com
    This site is perfect for conducting searches for the perfect cruise. You can search by port of call, cruise line, time of year, and length of cruise.
  • about.com - European Cruises
    Visit this site for various articles about cruising Europe, with new articles every week. You can also find links to cruise lines, special deals and other useful sites on the subject.
  • frommers.com
    The travel publishing giant has made much of their information available online, as well as new articles and tips for travelers. Simply conduct a keyword search for “European cruises” and you will find over 100 different articles.
  • Cruise Europe
    A site dedicated to promoting cruising in Europe. Use their interactive map to learn more about cruise itineraries and ports of call. This site also has current news about cruising and ports.
  • fjords.com
    A comprehensive website dedicated to the Norwegian Fjords, with detailed information including maps, photographs and points of interest.
  • European Cruises - Mediterranean Cruises - Louis Hellenic Cruises
    Discount European & Mediterranean cruises with Louis Hellenic Cruises

Find a Discount Cruise

  • VacationsToGo.com
    An online source for discount cruises, with some information about the cruise experience. They often have cruise specials based on different groups, such discounts for singles and those in the military.
  • CruiseShopping.com
    An online source for discount cruises; click on their “About Cruising” section for information about the cruise experience. You can also search for special deals based on your city of departure.
  • CruiseMagic
    Another online source for discount cruises with special deals on last-minute cruises. You can also check out previous cruise deals to see what is possible.
  • Sea Europe Holidays
    Discount cruises, ferry service, air and hotel tours with DFDS Seaways, Silja Line, Color Line, Fjord Line and Gota Canal Cruises.

Other Cruise Booking Sites

  • Expedia
    Expedia offers useful information about cruising, and allows you to book a cruise from their site. Take advantage of their massive travel network to also book hotels, rental cars and airfare for extended stays on land.
  • Travelocity
    Offers the same tools and resources as Expedia. Check both for comparable pricing.

Travel Sites

  • EuropeaonSale.com
    The latest travel discounts on cruises, ferries, hotels, tourism, flights, holiday vacations, resorts, sightseeing, auto rentals, insurance and rail.
  • Touristclick.com
    A comprehensive travel resources, find a travel site and service locally.
  • Travel Europe
    European travel directory.
  • Europe Hotel Booking
    On line booking of various types of accommodations in Europe: Hotels, Bed and Breakfast, Apartments, Residences, Villas. Extensive information on each listed property, including 30 - 40 fast loading images, and direct contact with the owners.
  • Hotele w Polsce
    Best hotels in Poland at best rates.
  • Bali Hotel and Villa Reservations
    BaliBagus.com Reservation directory for any type of hotels, villas and accommodation in Bali. Search your hotel, get the special rates and book, Simple and Fast!
  • Car hire airport
    Get cheap car hire quickly and securely online with carhireairport, the experts in online car rental.
  • Hotels in Spain
    Description: Book online is easy, fast and secure Spain -hotels in malaga-, UK, Italy, France, Greece, Europe, USA, Canada, Australia and
    many more countries.
  • Car Rental Lisbon
    Rent a car Lisbon with airport and city centre pick ups.
  • Thomson Cruises
    Information about all the thomson cruise ships including pictures, deck plans, video's and even thomson cruise reviews.
  • Eyewitness Travel Guide: Europe
    Europe travel destinations and dk eyewitness travel guide books. Hotels, tours, vacation packages, deals, attractions, tips, photos, maps.
  • Hotels in Riga? Hotels Riga, Latvia!
    Downtown Hotels in Riga and all over Latvia on special rates!
  • Tallinn
    Tallinn Life, a travel site to Tallinn with independent reviews of hotels, restaurants, bars and clubs, museums and much more.
  • Antarctica Cruise
    Take an incredible adventure cruise of the Antarctic.
  • Yangtze River Cruises
    Get the best Yangtze River Cruise deals. We deliver several classic cruise lines with the best price to help you explore the glorious Yangtze River.
  • China Tour Operator
    Private China tour packages, small group itineraries, China travel information of Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Shanghai.
  • Beijing Tours
    Beijing tour operator provides Beijing tour packages with 24 hours services and travel information on Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Great Wall, Summer Palace and Ming Tombs.
  • Hotels in Frankfurt
    Learn about all the best spots and places to stay and enjoy in Frankfurt including places of attractions for sightseeing, restaurants to dine, centers of shopping, hotels in Frankfurt and means of transport for a convenient stay in Frankfurt.
  • Heathrow Car Hire
    Know ideas for the best offers and choices for Heathrow car hire on the most affordable prices and rates for your travel needs whether it is for business or for leisure travel needs.
  • Stay in Zurich
    Learn about the Zurich that is the largest city in Switzerland and is well known for its financial and cultural renaissance. Here all the detailed information about the city of Zurich is provided including its hotels, places of attraction, sight seeing, etc.

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