Presidents CircleCruise Holidays Land and Sea

  smarsh@cruiseholidays.com   |  (919) 747-9996

 YelpLinkedinGoogle PlusFacebook

 

Which Cruise Category Fits You?

 

Any cruise holds the promise of a wonderful vacation. However, it’s important to know that different types of cruise lines provide different types of vacation experiences. Cruise lines can be divided into three major categories, and knowing what each offers will help you select your dream cruise vacation.

 
The three major categories of cruise lines are contemporary, premium and luxury. All three offer the ease and fun of a vacation that visits multiple destinations on a comfortable ship that is like a floating resort. The difference is really in the details.

 
Contemporary cruise lines have the largest ships, often carrying 2,000 passengers or more. With efficiently designed staterooms, suites and public spaces, they have the highest passenger-to-space ratios at sea. Daily schedules are bursting with activities and entertainment for all ages. Dining usually centers on a traditional main dining room with two assigned seatings for dinner, plus buffet-style restaurants. However, there is a trend toward more open-seating dining and alternative dining options on contemporary lines.

 
On the ships of premium cruise lines, the décor, service and entertainment tend to be more subdued and sophisticated. Ships range from mid-size to large, with lower passenger-to-space ratios than the contemporary cruise lines. Many premium-line ships have upscale specialty restaurants and bistros. You’ll still find guests of all ages on board, but activities for children and teens may not be as extensive as they are on contemporary cruise lines.

 
Like five-star land-based resorts, luxury cruise lines offer the very finest accommodations, entertainment and dining. Luxury ships can range from large yachts to mid-size vessels. Accommodations are spacious, with elegant touches such as freshly cut flowers and fine linens. Service is highly individualized, attentive and discreet. Luxury cruise lines cater to adults and usually are not well suited to children and teens.

 
Understanding your travel habits and dreams will help Cruise Holidays put you on the right type of cruise line, ship and itinerary for you. Take time to talk with us at Cruise Holidays about your past travel experiences and what you want most in a cruise vacation.

About Shari

 

Shari Marsh - Owner of Cruise Holidays Land and Sea

 

For a vacation most people only dream about or assistance with your group plans, just call me at 919-747-9996.  I look forward to "meeting" you.....and helping you MAKE MEMORIES! Oh and by the way, by the time I'm done with you....you'll be hooked on cruising and travel, too! Learn More 

 

Check out my new Travel Blog.

 

All the Best Shari

 

 

 

 

Get In Touch

 

Shari Marsh
Phone: +1 (919) 747-9996
Email: smarsh@cruiseholidays.com
 
MCC certified by Cruise Line International
Sandals Certified Specialist
Certified Alaska Specialist
Certified Caribbean Specialist
Certified Mediterranean Specialist
 
Address:
Cruise Holidays
8311 Brier Creek Parkway
Suite 105-415
Raleigh, NC  27617
Call for  an appointment
 
Follow me online!

 

 
 

 
Local Area : Greensboro, Charlotte, Fayetteville, Durham