20 Tips for First-Time Cruisers

Happy romantic couple standing in front of cruise boat

While a cruise can be an enjoyable way to spend a vacation and a great break from the usual holiday routine, many people who have never been on one may shy away from trying something new because it may seem intimidating. Others may spend too much time worrying about what they need to know to relax and have fun. Well, if you’ve been considering a cruise for your next vacation, fear not, because AffordableTours.com is here with some advice to make sure your first cruise goes smoothly and that you have everything you’ll need. Here are 20 tips we’ve compiled from experts and ordinary people alike:

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Introducing: The AffordableTours.com Monthly Social Club

Greetings Travelers! I’d like to talk to you about a new program we’ve kicked off this month. April saw the launch of our brand new social media campaign dubbed the Monthly Social Club. Every month we pick a travel related theme and center all of our events and activities around that theme. To start, May is CRUISE month! Our Monthly Social Club is our three channel approach to spreading travel related information that we gather from you and everywhere around the internet. We want you to think of our Social Club as a little lunch date with you and your friends talking about your next destination or other industry news – all without the hassle of leaving the comfort of your own home! As an extra bonus, we’re giving away free prizes every month just for participating! Anyone can join in and contribute. Learn more about our events below.
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Destination Spotlight: Ireland & The Gathering

AffordableTours.com Presents Destination Spotlight: Ireland & The Gathering

Ever wanted to learn how to Riverdance? Or see how Jameson is made? Or are you just fond of Ireland and Irish culture in general? The Gathering may be the place for you, and AffordableTours can take you there.

The Gathering is the name for the year-long celebration of all things Irish that takes place all across the Emerald Isle. The Gathering is actually a collection of many smaller, local events, also called Gatherings, which take place all across the country and celebrate different aspects of Irish culture. If you have any interest at all in Irish culture, there will be something here for you.Continue reading