CruiseHabit Podcast - Cruise Info & Ship Talk
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Love talking ship? Ric and Billy cover cruise news, reviews, history, and more. The CruiseHabit Podcast is the companion to the cruise information site CruiseHabit.com.
||CleanA 'Fare' Price - Cruise Pricing & Promotions Explained - CruiseHabit Podcast Episode 15||Cruise pricing can require a lit bit of explanation, but sales and promotions can be even more confusing. Some promotions aren't combinable, sales can take percentages off rates that aren't easily found, and different packages offer different levels o||3/3/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVirgin Voyages - CruiseHabit Podcast Episode 14||Over the past couple years we've had the opportunity to watch a new cruise line emerge. With details of Virgin Voyages trickling out at a pace that leaves us constantly wanting more, we thought we'd take this episode to share what we know so far about||2/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEmbarkation Day - CruiseHabit Podcast Episode 13||One thing every great vacation has in common is a beginning. On a cruise, that's called Embarkation Day. From when to show up at the terminal, to where to find food, but avoid crowds when everyone else is heading to the buffet, we're covering everyth||1/24/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2019 Preview - CruiseHabit Podcast Episode 12||Looking back on great cruises is nice, but looking forward to those trips we have ahead of us is even more exciting. On this episode Ric and Billy discuss their 2018 cruises and talk about where they'll be sailing in 2019. Link Related to This Epis||1/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEden on Celebrity Edge - CruiseHabit Podcast Episode 11||When cruising Celebrity Edge, we found that Eden isn't just a bar, restaurant, show, cafe, or lounge - nor is it all those things smashed into one space. Struggling to describe Eden, and especially the experiences this fantastic space provides, we dec||12/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCelebrity Edge in Review, Part 2 - CruiseHabit Podcast Episode 10||In part two of our review of Celebrity Edge, we start discussing the entertainment options around Edge, mention some crew members and officers, and even cover what we wish was different on this great new ship. If you've not yet listened to the first||12/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCelebrity Edge in Review, Part 1 - CruiseHabit Podcast Episode 9||Ric and Billy were fortunate enough to be among the first guests to sail on Celebrity's newest ship, Celebrity Edge. Being the first ship in a new class there is a lot to share, so we've split our review of our three night sailing into two episodes.||12/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTouring Carnival Paradise - CruiseHabit Podcast Episode 8||Early in November, Carnival Cruise Line invited Ric to tour the Carnival Paradise while she was docked in her home port of Tampa, Florida. On this bonus episode, Billy interviews Ric about what he saw (and ate) on that ship tour. We close out the episod||12/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCruising Concerns - CruiseHabit Podcast Episode 7||Cruising can be habit forming, but among those who've not yet taken their first cruise, there are some common concerns, ranging from sea-sickness and boredom, to safety and weather. On this episode we take a look at some of these concerns and provide||11/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCelebrity Edge - Preview - Episode 6||Celebrity Edge is the first in a new class of ship, and in less than a month, we'll be among the first to sail her. We talk about some of what makes her so different as Celebrity tries to redefine the cruise experience, and we discuss how we plan to s||11/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLoyalty Clubs- Do past passenger programs keep you coming back for more? - Episode 5||Most cruise lines have programs that reward guests for their loyalty. The perks are as wide-ranging as cruise experiences, and different lines let you climb the ranks of these programs in different ways. What are some of the more remarkable benefits||11/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecialty Dining - Defining the Experience, Its History, Options, and What's Ahead - Episode 4||The cruise experience is inextricably tied to dining, but what is specialty dining? This concept may not be as new as you think, so we dive into what exactly specialty dining is, where it started, and we look at the types of experiences available now,||10/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRise of the Megaship - What Are They and Will Ships Keep Getting Bigger? - Episode 3||A lot of attention is paid the biggest ships with the most outrageous features - and for good reason. We discuss what megaships are, why they're so appealing to some people, and talk about how they fit into the bigger picture of the world of cruising.||9/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKey West - Great Cruise Destinations Don't Have to Be Far Away - Episode 2||You can take cruises all over the world, sometimes sailing for a week just to arrive at your destination. There are some cruise destinations however for which those leaving from Florida don't have to travel very far. On this episode we discuss excur||9/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCelebrity Revolution - Bringing the Celebrity Fleet to the Edge - Episode 1||Whenever a cruise line introduces a new class of ships, it’s easy to forget about the great ships they already have. Last year, during the fanfare of the Edge class announcements, Celebrity Cruise Lines unveiled Celebrity Revolution. Now the s||9/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Entertaining and informative!
Great information about cruising offered in a thoughtful, measured, and quite often humerous manner by hosts with a great deal of cruising experience. Tune in!
Good for everyone interested in cruising
From beginners to advanced cruisers, this podcast is for everyone who even has the slightest bit of inetrest about cruising, and especially for those that don't stick to just one cruise line. A worthwhile listen!
I enjoy the breadth and depth of this podcast. Coverage is for multiple lines, intelligent, and thoughtful. Does not come across as travel agent or cruise line PR.