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gg99 06-03-2007 05:50 PM

Is there a particularly good or bad time to go on an Alaska cruise? I heard people talking about concerns about flies, but is it worse earlier in the season (e.g. May/June) or late in the season (Aug/Sept)?

TrvlPro 06-03-2007 06:29 PM

Mosquitoes become a concern late in the season from what I've heard but I book a lot of Alaska sailings and it comes up very rarely.

Cheers, Neil

goin' cruisin' 06-03-2007 06:34 PM

JULY! Great time to go! Few flies or skeeters, unless you go inland, where it could get somewhat annoying. Otherwise, fughet aboutit.

gdjoslin 06-03-2007 06:57 PM

We were there last year 6-4 thru 6-11 and had not problems at all.

cousins 06-05-2007 12:43 PM

We were there June 1-14 no problem...were told the get bad end of June. Friends of ours went July 4th and said the "bugs" were bad.

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