Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Costa Cruises

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Costa Cruises 
is known for their European flair onboard sailing the Caribbean, Dubai & United Arab Emirates (UAE), Mediterranean, Northern Europe, South America and Transoceanic.



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Costa Cruises Clientele

  • Budget Conscious Cruiser
  • Couples, Multigenerational & Families
  • College Students
  • Honeymooners
  • Italian Vibe Seeker


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Good to Know

  • Best photos are taken along Deck 9 all the way forward.
  • Book dining reservations prior to embarkation.
  • Bookings are not be accepted for passengers who have entered 23 weeks and 6 days of estimated fetal gestational age at any time during cruise.
  • Costa App does not always work for USA citizens.
  • Daily Spa Specials tend to be cheaper then Package Deals.
  • Due to multicultural diversity amongst guests, language barriers exists.
  • Hosts 1 or 2 Formal Nights depending on length of cruise.
  • Infants must be at least 6 months of age at the time of embarkation and at least 12 months for transatlantic sailings.
  • Largest European cruise line.
  • No buffet dinner onboard.
  • No self-service laundry on board. Laundry service available ($).
  • Onboard currency is either U.S. Dollars or Euros, depending on the itinerary
  • Part of Carnival Corporation.
  • Special Diets require a minimum of 4 - 6 weeks prior to sailing.
  • Squok Club is for Mini ages 3 - 5 and Maxi ages 6 - 11.
  • Take European outlet adapter or converter.
  • Teen Zone provides entertainment for teens ages 12-17.
  • US outlets (110 volts) are not available on all ships. 


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We're always happy to work with you to extend your experience on a pre and/or post cruise stay, as well.


Now, for the Do-It-Yourself Travelers, you may book your Costa Cruises next sailing directly on our website, Louvet Travel. Receiving all the personalized care that our valued Clients experience! Truly your one source for all your questions.


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Tuesday, June 20, 2023

Celestyal Cruises

Mykonos, Greece. Photo Credit: Pixabay


Celestyal Cruises specializes in Cyprus, Egypt, Greece & Greek Isles, Israel, Mediterranean, Montenegro and Turkey whether 3, 4, 7 0r 14 night sailings.


Cairo, Egypt. Photo Credit: Pixabay


Celestyal Cruises Clientele

  • Action Packed & Short Intinerary
  • Average Age Onboard Between 40 - 65
  • Couples, Families & Solo Travelers
  • Cultural Immersion Seekers
  • First Time Mediterranean Traveler
  • Guest Diversity from Australia, France, Germany, Japan & United Kingdom
  • Value Conscious Cruiser


Haifa, Israel. Photo Credit: Pixabay


Good to Know

  • Drink inclusions offers: coffee, cocktails, draft beers, juices, liqueurs, shots, soft drinks, spirits, tea, water, wines by the glass and water. Platinum ($).
  • Dry cleaning and laundry are available on board ($).
  • Each ship has its own unique atmosphere and character.
  • Infants under 3 months old are not permitted on board.
  • First home port cruise operator in Greece to offer 3, 4 and 7 day sailings.
  • Guests who do not arrive at check-in at least 30 minutes prior to departure are considered “no-shows”.
  • Gratuities included.
  • Has several Formal Nights: Captains Cocktail Night, Gala Night & Greek Night.
  • Lacks go carts, roller coaster, water slides or zip lines compared to other mega ships.
  • Midsize ships.
  • No set dining time required.
  • Official onboard currency is the euro. All prices are displayed in euros.
  • Onboard activities: circus shows, dance lessons, exercise classes, handicraft, karaoke nights, lectures, sports tournaments, language lessons, live shows and traditional Greek music.
  • Onboard meals are made with local ingredients.
  • Only balcony suites have doors which open (from the inside). 
  • Special Diets for gluten-free, halal, vegan and/or vegetarian.
  • Unrestricted onboard drinks packages.


Kotor, Montenegro. Photo Credit: Pixabay


We're always happy to work with you to extend your experience on a pre and/or post cruise stay, as well.


Now, for the Do-It-Yourself Travelers, you may book your Celestyal Cruises next sailing directly on our website, Louvet Travel. Receiving all the personalized care that our valued Clients experience! Truly your one source for all your questions.


Istanbul, Turkey. Photo Credit: Pixabay



Ready to embark on custom and 
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Monday, June 19, 2023

Celebrity Cruises

Celebrity Summit. Photo Credit: Hans Toom/Pixabay


Celebrity Cruises offers large premium ships sailing worldwide. Celebrity Xpedition ship sails the Galapagos Islands.


Celebrity Eclipse. Photo Credit: andymartin256/Pixabay

 

Celebrity Cruises Clientele

  • Annual Income of $75,000/+
  • Average Age of 50+
  • Children's Program (Ages 3 - 17) & Teens Program (Ages 12 - 17)
  • Couples
  • Desire Gourmet Cuisine
  • Enrichment Experiences: Culture, History & Wildlife
  • Flexible Dining Option
  • Honeymooners
  • Milestone Wedding Anniversary
  • Moderately Affluent
  • Museum Quality Art
  • Not Many Families Onboard
  • Private in Cabin Babysitting (12 Months/+)
  • Seek Quality
  • Socially Active
  • Solstice Class Ships Attracts Younger Adults 35+
  • Unique Itineraries
  • Want Better than a Standard Mainstream Ship
  • Well Educated Adults


Celebrity Equinox. Photo Credit: Alan Monk/Pixabay


Celebrity Cruises has made your experience more convenient and relaxing by always including their most popular amenities. Now, every Celebrity Cruises always includes drinks, Wi-Fi, and tips* on every sailing, in every room.

We're always happy to work with you to extend your experience on a pre and/or post cruise stay, as well.


Now, for the Do-It-Yourself Travelers, you may book your Celebrity Cruises next sailing directly on our website, Louvet Travel. Receiving all the personalized care that our valued Clients experience! Truly your one source for all your questions.


Good to Know

  • Always included price structure allows bundling complimentary drinks, cruise fare, gratuities and internet.
  • American Ballet Theatre exclusive performances.
  • Book excursions ahead of time. Otherwise they tend to fill.
  • Broadway style entertainment. 
  • Complimentary room service.
  • Chic Night vs the traditional cruise line Formal Nights.
  • Edge Class ships offer multi-room penthouses.
  • For savings, prebook Specialty Dining.
  • Lacks go carts, roller coaster, water slides or zip lines compared to other mega ships.
  • Magic Carpet (Edge Class) exterior gliding platform moving up and down.
  • Offers port cooled towels.
  • Online check-in is 5 days prior to embarkation.
  • Popular Martini Bar & Crush experience.
  • Premium package upgrades available.
  • Solstice Class offers features real lawn greens (Lawn Club).
  • Trendy activities and entertainment.
  • Under the Royal Caribbean Group brand.
  • Upscale lounge chairs.
  • Welcome champagne drink.
  • Azamara, Celebrity Cruises and Royal Caribbean cannot accept guests who will have entered their 24th week of pregnancy by the beginning of, or at any time during the cruise or cruise tour.
  • CareCruise Guest Protection Plan covers trip cancellation/interruption coverage as well as baggage protection and 24-hour services.



Photo Credit: Ralph Häusler/Pixabay



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Thursday, June 1, 2023

Carnival Cruise Line (CCL)

Photo Credit: Andrew Ramit/Pixabay 


"America’s Cruise Line" & “Fun Ship”


Carnival Cruise Linesappeals to most affordable sailing traveler amongst couples, families, and singles. Well known for their entertainment and theme based sailings. Sails Alaska, Australia, Bermuda, Canada & New England, Caribbean, Europe, Hawaii, Mexico, Panama Canal, The Bahamas, and Transatlantic.

  • Ages 6+ Months
  • Baby Sitting Services Available ($)
  • Dr Seuss Dining Style
  • Fleet of Over 22+ Ships
  • Largest Cruise Company in the World
  • National Charitable Partnerships: St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Children’s Hospital Foundation (Australia) & Operation Homefront
  • Offers Carnival Camps
  • Voyages Between 2 - 31 Days


M/V Carnival Glory. Photo Credit: Dirk Collins/Pixabay 


Carnival Cruise Lines Clientele

  • Adventure & Sport Activities
  • Average Age 35+ (Majority Between 35 - 55)
  • Budget Friendly
  • Casual Attire
  • Couples, Families & Solo Traveler(s)
  • First Time Cruisers Exploring Sailing
  • Seek Family Oriented Activities
  • Seek Nonstop Fun
  • Theme Sailings: 80's Night, Groove for St Jude, Mega Deck Party, Sailaway Party, and White Hot Night Party


Half Moon Cay (aka: Little San Salvador Island), The Bahamas. Photo Credit: Ed Judkins/Pixabay 


Now, for the Do-It-Yourself Travelers, you may book your next sailing directly on our website, Carnival Cruise LinesReceiving all the personalized care that our valued Clients experience! Truly your one source for all your questions. 

We're always happy to work with you to extend your experience on a pre and/or post cruise stay, as well.  


Photo Credit: Siprianus Yeriko/Pixabay 


Ready to embark on custom and personalized services, your journey begins with Louvet TravelYour one stop source: Accommodations I Air I Car Rentals I Cruises I Disney Excursions I Tours I Transfers I Travel Insurance I Villa Rentals


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"The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page" Saint Augustine

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