Should You Book A Cruise Right Now?

Should you book a cruise now

Does it make sense to book a cruise now?

In this episode of the podcast we ask, and attempt to answer the question “Should you book a cruise right now?” We’re 6 months into a global health crisis and we think it’s a good time to ask this question.

Food for thought:

  1. Do you have a future cruise credit that expires?
  2. Are you flexible about the ports you’ll visit?
  3. Are you willing to cruise with added rules and restrictions? Dining changes, masks, not being able to choose your seat in the venue. 
  4. Will your employer require you to self quarantine?
  5. Are you at high risk for COVID?
  6. How will you feel about your cruise being cancelled, especially if a refund is delayed?

Why you SHOULD book a cruise now … maybe?

3 things to consider…

  1. At first, there will be DEALS.
  2. Cruising will be safer and cleaner than EVER. Air filtration, buffet changes, reduced capacity, increased sanitation and hand washing.
  3. Cancellation policies have never been better.

Final ruling- if you’re hesitant, don’t book. You can always book later. Deals will always be there.

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Sheri and her family are cruise content creators focused on providing practical tips and advice to new and seasoned cruisers. CruiseTipsTV’s audience enjoys following Sheri and her family as they travel the world by ship creating travel films. Sheri has visited destinations like Japan, Mexico, Alaska, Europe and the Caribbean, and has experienced 33 cruises on 6 cruise lines. She was named one of Porthole Cruise Magazine’s 10 Travel Influencers Changing How We Vacation in 2018 and 2019. Sheri has been quoted in the New York Times, CNBC, Forbes, Prevention, and Business Innovator Radio. Her YouTube Channel, CruiseTipsTV has over 87,000 subscribers and 17 million views.