Tag: Cruises

Nick’s experience cruising MSC Seaside in the Caribbean: Very good overall

Last week, I took another free MSC cruise thanks to the guide I wrote last year about How to get free cruises by gaming...
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(EXPIRED) Newegg: Buy $500 Carnival gift cards for $450 (stack w/ Amex offer &...

Newegg frequently sells discounted gift cards and today they're offering a 10% discount on Carnival gift cards. The deal can potentially get better than...
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(EXPIRED) Royal Caribbean Amex Offer: Spend $1,500 & get 25,000 bonus Membership Rewards

A new Amex Offer for Royal Caribbean appeared yesterday that can earn you 25,000 bonus Membership Rewards when spending $1,500 or more by the...
Regal Princess in Istanbul (image courtesy of Princess Cruises)

(EXPIRED) Princess Cruises Amex Offer: Spend $700 & get 17,500 bonus Membership Rewards

There's a new Princess Cruises Amex Offer out today which is giving 17,500 bonus Membership Rewards when spending $700 or more. While that's not...
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Free MSC cruise for veterans / service members (and spouses) without matching status

We've written many times about how to get free cruises by gaming casino status matches. However, a friend tipped me off to another path...
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Two more “free” MSC cruises booked & lessons learned

Over the past 12 months, my family has taken five cruises: we took the Carnival Pride from Rome to the Greek Isles & Turkey before...
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Do it yourself Alaska cruise excursions (what we booked)

A couple of weeks ago, I set sail on an Alaska Cruise on Holland America's Niew Amsterdam, which was one of the many "free"...
Carnival Glory Cruise Ship

(EXPIRED) Carnival Amex Offer: Spend $1,000 & get 25,000 Membership Rewards

There's a new Carnival Amex Offer out which has a superb return if you need to spend $1,000 with Carnival in the next few...
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(EXPIRED) (Update: Extended) Virgin Voyages: 7-night European Cruises for as few as 62K points

Update 5/31/23: Virgin has reached out to let us know that this promotion has been extended through August 27, 2023, so that gives an...
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(EXPIRED) Royal Caribbean Amex Offer: 20,000 Membership Rewards on $1000+ in spend

There is a new targeted Amex Offer out that's good for 20,000 Membership Rewards points when you spend $1000+ at Royal Caribbean. That could...
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Our experience booking a “free” MSC Cruise

I've written quite a bit about "free" cruises lately, and over the past couple of days my wife and I have booked a couple...
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Adventures in Atlantic City fishing for another free cruise

I recently took my third cruise of the past 4.5 months. We've got several non-cruise trips planned this year, but I often say that...
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Tips for new cruisers from new cruisers

This morning, I am disembarking the Royal Caribbean Brilliance of the Seas, our third cruise in the past ~4.5 months. Before this last couple...
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Holland America cruise match program (possible free cruise offer)

Holland America is out with a cruise match program that might provide a new opportunity for a free cruise. A member of our Frequent...

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