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Crossing the Atlantic – Is it Right for You?

Crossing the Atlantic – Is it Right for You?

If you talk to ten people about cruising, you’ll no doubt get ten different answers about its attractiveness. Some people love it, while others absolutely hate the idea. One particular kind of cruise seems to evoke controversy over its merits, and that is the crossing, or repositioning cruise.

As the seasons change each year, cruise lines generally move their ships to different markets.  A ship that cruises the Alaskan market in the summer months might move to the Pacific coast of Mexico, or even transfer to Australia and New Zealand. A ship that normally cruises the Caribbean in the winter might go to Europe.

When the cruise lines make these transitions, they of course don’t want to take an empty, non-revenue generating ship across the ocean, so they’ll sell the cruises. Continue reading →

Posted by Donald Fink and Bonnie Fink in Blog, Cruising, 1 comment