Staff Adventures: Castles on the Rhine Cruise with Uniworld

Staff Adventures: Castles on the Rhine Cruise with Uniworld

History has always been a favorite subject of mine. Having lived off the Gulf of Mexico for the better part of my life I decided to combine two passions: history and traveling. I’ve been on a few river cruises throughout the world and I must say, I’ve never understood all the hype about river cruising. River cruises are very limited to their ports of stops and typically carry 3000 + people. With that many people disembarking the crowded ports, and then being informed that the actual cities are hours drive from the port, you then think the “short” visit isn’t worth the hassle.

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Top European Rivers According to Our Travelers

Top European Rivers According to Our Travelers

River cruise vacations have rapidly increased in popularity in recent years. A river cruise allows the traveler to enjoy the luxuries of a cruise ship, while also seeing many of the cultural sights one would on an inland tour.  In some parts of the world, like Southeast Asia, a river cruise be the only way to see certain cities, cultures, and natural features.

The majority of our river cruises are sold in Europe. The Rhine, Danube, and the Main River are the most popular river cruise vacations; discover what makes each of them unique.

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Top Cruise Destinations According to Our Travelers

Top Cruise Destinations According to Our Travelers

A cruise can be a nice change of pace from a traditional vacation. Cruise ships have top-notch amenities and high levels of service, so you won’t have to worry about needing something you can’t find or leaving something behind at home– your needs will be well cared for.

If you’re thinking about booking a cruise as your next vacation, you may want to go with something tried and true. While popularity isn’t everything, in a vacation destination, it’s usually a good sign if people keep going back. Here are the cruise destinations most popular among our vacationers.

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Top Tour Destinations According to Our Travelers

Top Tour Destinations According to Our Travelers

If you’re looking for recommendations on where to take your next vacation, it’s hard to go wrong when getting the opinions of people who have actually taken those vacations, right?

With that in mind, AffordableTours.com has  put together a list of the top five tour destinations in 2014. These are the locations that our travelers most frequently visit when purchasing a vacation package, and they’re popular for a reason. Keep them in mind when you’re looking to book your next vacation with AffordableTours.com.

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Best Airfare Myths

Clearing up Misconceptions on Airfare

Everyone wants to find the cheapest flights possible when they travel. That’s no secret: Whether you’re well-to-do or on a budget, nobody likes to spend money they don’t have to.

Of course, everyone who travels by air frequently has heard many stories, myths, and old wives’ tales about the best ways to get a cheap flight. Everyone has their own secret when booking, but not all of these are true. Here are some misconceptions people have about finding cheap flights, and the truth behind them:

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Cruise Travel Accommodations for People with Disabilities

Cruise Travel Accommodations for People with Disabilities

Having a disability doesn’t have to preclude being able to take a cruise. With a little advanced research and planning, you can take a vacation where you can ensure all your needs are fully met and you won’t miss out on any part of the experience.

Information we’ve collected from experienced travelers suggest certain lines are better than others at accommodating guests with disabilities. Perhaps they have more or better cabins that suit specific needs, or offer a range of services that are not necessary but would be appreciated on a vacation. Depending on your particular needs or preferences, someone else’s favorite cruise line may not be the best cruise line for you. Knowing which cruise lines can make the accommodations you require and how much time you’ll need to prepare in advance will guarantee a smoother vacation experience.

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