Go Back   Cruise Reviews Forums > General Cruise Chat Questions > General Cruise Chat
Register Forgot Password?
New! Use your Facebook, Google, AIM & Yahoo accounts to securely log into this site, click logo to login  
Search

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 09-23-2005, 12:32 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 7
Default
Hi
I need all your advice again. Who are the best people to book a cruise to Hawaii with. Is it better to go through travel agents or book via the Internet. Has anyone booked through 'Cruise Control'. There are so many different ones and I suppose its who to contact for the best price.
Thanks.

Lorraine
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 09-25-2005, 07:41 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Valley Center, CA 92082
Posts: 2,362
Default
Lorraine, I would urge you to book it with a local travel agent (cruise professional) for a number of reasons.

First, They will make sure you get on the right ship and itinerary that will meet your expectations.

Second, they will get you the best price and then monitor the pricing and get you a better one if the price drops before you cruise.

Third, You will have someone to call when/if something goes wrong and you need some back-up support. This is a HUGE consideration given everything that is going on in the world.

Fourth, A cruise profesional knowledgeable about Hawaii can steer you in the right direction for your comfort level and expectations when it comes to shore activities/excursions.

Just my opinion. Getting the best price on a cruise is an elusive affair. It all depends on when you book, what you book and how it is followed up after booking. Trust me. Use a local travel professional.

Tom
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 09-26-2005, 10:47 AM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 7
Default
Thanks for the sound advice Tom
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 10-04-2005, 03:32 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: California
Posts: 53
Default
Hello
When all else fails deal with someone who parks in your neighborhood... A face versus a computer screen is always the best
__________________
JOEY
Carnival Ecstasy
HAL Ryndam
HAL Oosterdam
Celebrity Century
Celebrity Millennium
Celebrity Summit
Golden Princess

"Integrity begins with I!"
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 10-05-2005, 01:01 PM
DYG DYG is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 48
Default
Always use a local travel agent. Especially for all the reasons above.
__________________


  #6 (permalink)  
Old 10-09-2005, 09:35 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 6
Default
Lorraine, my advice would be to book with a travel agent. You will feel more comfortable doing this face to face with an agent. Peace of mind knowing if anything goes wrong there is always someone to go back to. Good luck
 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
do you book then pay or save then book? General Cruise Chat 18 02-10-2009 02:38 PM
To book or not to book Suzy D Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 5 11-07-2008 05:22 PM
How soon to book? wayIgosailing Norwegian Cruise Line 3 09-13-2006 08:17 PM
Cozumel -- to book or not to book Travel Princess Caribbean Port Chat 10 07-26-2006 12:51 PM
The best way to book? mikey General Cruise Chat 5 02-25-2003 12:57 PM


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On
 

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:11 AM.

Contact Us - Terms of Use - Cruise Reviews Home - Archive - Privacy Statement - Top

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.5.2