Normally, when you purchase an item, pricing is pretty straightforward. That's not always the case with river cruising. For example, you may see a river cruise for $2,999 per person. Sounds great. But … [Read more...] about Calculating The Real Cost Of Your River Cruise
Knowing what's included in your river cruise (and what's not) can sometimes be a deciding factor as to which river cruise company to book. While our comparisons identify much of what's included, … [Read more...] about Cheatsheet: Is This Included In My River Cruise?
Looks can deceive. Rarely, for example, will Scenic appear as the lowest-priced operator when comparing river cruises on similar itineraries. In my story, What Scenic Does Differently In Bordeaux, … [Read more...] about In Bordeaux, The Exceptional All-Inclusiveness Of Scenic River Cruises
A big THANK YOU to all of our subscribers who answered last week's question about gratuities. In poring over the responses, we learned that most of you would like to see gratuities included in the … [Read more...] about River Cruise Gratuities: Your Opinions Revealed
When we first started river cruising, it was a whole new world to us. Though we were experienced ocean cruisers, we were nonetheless baffled by the sheer number of river cruise ships and itineraries … [Read more...] about Price Comparisons: A Look At Pricing Differentials For European River Cruises
When we first began writing about river cruises over six years ago, river cruise lines had a myriad of tipping policies. Few lines included gratuities in the cost of the cruise, and fewer still … [Read more...] about River Cruise Gratuities, Guidelines On How Much To Tip