Should You Only Book Cruises Via A Cruise Agent

Should You Be Using A Cruise Agent To Book Your Cruise ?

Discover why you should consider using a cruise agent to book your cruises from now onwards. I want to explore the best ways to book your cruises as you look to return to cruising, whether it’s the short-term, the medium-term, or the long-term, and explore whether you should be booking with a cruise agent or…

7 Reasons You Should Delay Booking A 2021 Cruise Now

Things To Consider Before Booking A 2021 Cruise

Things to consider before booking a 2021 cruise right now! As 2020 looks increasingly difficult for cruising, lots of people are getting very excited about booking a cruise in 2021. They want some certainty, and they want something to look forward to. However, there are seven things that you need to think about before you…

7 Big Challenges Cruising Now Faces

7 Challenges Cruising Now Faces

What are the seven big challenges cruising now faces? I want to take a look at the seven things that I think cruise lines are going to have to do before they’re going to be able to start cruising again. These are things that I’ve seen people talk about, plus some of my own views,…

Gary Bembridge Retirement Cafe Podcast

My Interview About Cruising On Retirement Cafe Podcast

I thought you might like to hear my interview on The Retirement Café podcast with Justin King. It was a great conversation where we chatted about how cruising can be really good value, why it’s great for multi-generational travel and how to get travel insurance if you’re over 50. You can listen now at https://theretirementcafe.co.uk/078-gary-bembridge/…

European Versus Mekong River Cruises. Just How Different Are They

The Differences Between Mekong and European River Cruises

Discover the differences between Mekong and European River Cruises as I explore Mekong versus European river cruises I recently cruised on board CroisiEurope Indochine II down the Mekong, and I wanted to share with you my observations about the differences between this cruise and going on a European river cruise. Ships The first key difference…

Who will want to cruise again

Will People Want To Cruise Again? Who Will And Who Won’t?

Will people want to cruise again? Who will and who won’t? There is such conflicting information out there about what’s happening with cruising moving into next year, in terms of whether people are booking or not. One the one hand, we’re seeing lots of reports from online cruise travel agencies talking about cruising bookings for…