Travel Tips

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL

Due to cold winters, cruises to Alaska are only available from the end of May through September.  It’s the perfect time, offering moderate temperatures, longer days, abundant wildlife and breathtaking scenery.

WHAT SHOULD YOU PACK

An Alaskan cruise offers excursions like helicopter flights to glaciers, walks on glaciers and rafting through wildlife preserves

- which means it can be an adventurous vacation – one that is especially popular with families with active youngsters. And you’ll want to pack accordingly. The Alaskan cruise season runs from May through September, with the summer months of June, July and August offering the warmest temperatures but other factors will affect your packing.

FINDING THE PERFECT SHIP

With such a vast array of cruise lines in Alaska, how do you find one that’s right for you?  We truly believe there really is a cruise line and ship for everyone! While this website does highlight the different ships and itineraries, our expertise in Alaska, lets us offer you so much more when planning your Alaska vacation. Please call or email us and we'll be glad to find help you find YOUR perfect mix!

SELECTING A STATEROOM
 

Most of the ships now cruising Alaska offer 80% of rooms as oceanview or oceanview balcony staterooms. Of any destination in the world, Alaska is definitely the one we suggest selecting a balcony stateroom to take full advantage of the spectacular views. You’ll appreciate it more than on any other itinerary.

FREQUENtLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Planning a trip to Alaska offers many options to sort through. Our list of Frequently Asked Questions is a good start and may cover many of the areas you’ve been wondering about. If you have a question of your own that we haven't answered here, just give us a call and we'll be happy to answer as well as give you a hand planning your Alaska cruise or cruise tour.