The Complete Guide to Ocean Cruising: All You Need to Know for a Great Vacation
2020 FAPA Award Winner Adult Non-fiction: Bronze
The Complete Guide to Ocean Cruising is a comprehensive source about cruising. The authors have shared years of experience gained from exploring the world aboard a variety of cruise ships. As you read through this book, you will find answers to questions that you might have about ocean cruising while you learn about the process for booking and enjoying a cruise. You will also find information that can save you time, money, and stress during various phases of your cruise experience. In addition to details about all phases of the cruise process, hundreds of “Savvy Cruiser Tips” that can help new and seasoned cruisers better prepare for and enjoy an ocean cruise are included. Additionally, there are “Did You Know” information tidbits scattered throughout that inform you about the cruise industry and travel throughout the world. And, there is a “Useful Information and Resources” section that contains information to enhance content found in the book. Some items in that section include a glossary of cruise related terms, descriptions of typical ship officers, listings of major cruise lines, their ships, and passenger capacities, description of cruise line owners, a form for creating a cruise budget, and much more.