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Travel tips and advice to help travelers get the very best travel experience out of every featured international travel destination. All the travel tips and travel advice is based on Gary Bembridge’s first hand experience visiting each destination either for work, vacation and usually both. He explores the best way to get there, getting around once there, and his top tips on the must see attractions and tours. Visit the site at www.tipsfortravellers.com for the links to sign up for the newsletter, join the Facebook group and follow Gary Bembridge on Twitter.

Travel tips and advice to help travelers get the very best travel experience out of every featured international travel destination. All the travel tips and travel advice is based on Gary Bembridge’s first hand experience visiting each destination either for work, vacation and usually both. He explores the best way to get there, getting around once there, and his top tips on the must see attractions and tours. Visit the site at www.tipsfortravellers.com for the links to sign up for the newsletter, join the Facebook group and follow Gary Bembridge on Twitter.
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London, United Kingdom

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Travel tips and advice to help travelers get the very best travel experience out of every featured international travel destination. All the travel tips and travel advice is based on Gary Bembridge’s first hand experience visiting each destination either for work, vacation and usually both. He explores the best way to get there, getting around once there, and his top tips on the must see attractions and tours. Visit the site at www.tipsfortravellers.com for the links to sign up for the newsletter, join the Facebook group and follow Gary Bembridge on Twitter.

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English


Episodes

9 Things You Cannot Do On A Cruise Any More !

6/17/2019
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There are (at least) 9 things that you used to be able to do on a cruise that you are not able to do any more. Discover what things cruisers are not allowed to do on a cruise ship. Whilst some may be obvious, there are quite a few surprises. These cruise tips, secrets and facts will, hopefully, entertain as well as inform you. How many things did you not know you are not allowed to do on your cruise and cruising vacation now?

Duration:00:07:58

European River Cruising. 8 Top First Time Cruisers Need-To-Knows

6/10/2019
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Interested in river cruising in Europe? I discuss the 8 things that anyone considering a European river cruise needs to know before they go. Based on my numerous river cruises I discuss tips including how it compares to ocean cruises, how to choose the right river cruise line, why the fares at first look seem expensive, what to focus on when selecting the best itinerary, which rivers to focus on, when to go and who it is best suited for.

Duration:00:09:15

Viking River Cruises Longships. 4 Things You Need To Know

6/3/2019
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If you go on a Viking River Cruise in Europe you are going to be on one of their Longships. All are the same size, layout and design. On a few rivers in Europe, like the Douro, there is a scaled down version but on the main rivers you will be on one of these ships. I talk and show you through 4 things you need to know about, like what they are and what is consistent, the range of cabin options, the facilities and (importantly) what they do not have that some other river cruise ships have....

Duration:00:06:52

Viking European River Cruises 6 Key Watch Outs

5/27/2019
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Viking River Cruises is probably the best known European river cruising company, and has a wide range of river cruise options in Europe. Before you decide to go on a European river cruise with Viking River Cruises, I share with you 6 important watch outs and things I think you need to know. All things I would like to have known in detail before I did a river cruise with them. I explore things like what they offer, the on board facilities and experience, what the Viking river cruise fare...

Duration:00:10:33

8 Antarctica Cruise Watch-Outs And Must-Knows

5/20/2019
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Discover 8 important watch-outs and things you need to know about doing a cruise to Antarctica. It is on many traveller’s bucket lists, and it is a magnificent experience. However, there are at least 8 things that the brochures and websites encouraging and advertising Antartica cruises do not always talk about or make clear to potential cruisers. I share the 8 things that I think you really need to know about Antarctica cruising. It is a very costly travel experience and before you spend at...

Duration:00:08:56

What Is Good And Bad About Celebrity Cruises?

5/13/2019
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Celebrity Cruises is a large and popular premium cruise line. But, cruise lines are not perfect. In this I explore what is good and what is bad about Celebrity Cruises, especially versus other premium cruise lines they compete with. Discover if the bad outweighs the good and if I think I would (and you should or should not) cruise on Celebrity. Note: I paid for the cruise I made this on myself. My fare for a 7-night Western Caribbean cruise travelling solo in a balcony cabin on Celebrity...

Duration:00:08:48

Cruise Rules Passengers Break Most Often

5/10/2019
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Discover the (sometimes surprising!) things you can no longer do on a cruise and cruise ship. How many of these did you know about? Got any to add that I missed? I look forward to you listening (or watching the video version: https://youtu.be/zas6F4wMD0Q )

Duration:00:09:58

Silversea Expedition Cruises Tips And Watch Outs

5/6/2019
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Discover the most important watch-outs and things you need to know about Silversea Expeditions before you cruise on an expedition cruise with them. Expedition cruises are costly and you need to make sure, before spending a lot of money on one, if Silversea Cruises is right for your expedition cruising vacation. Be it the Arctic, Antartica, Galapagos or some other part of the world. In this I explore things like who and what Silversea Expeditions is, what they do better, the same or worse...

Duration:00:10:42

5 Worst Things About An Antarctica Cruise

4/29/2019
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What are the worst things about going on a cruise to Antarctica? Discover the 5 most important issues and challenges you will face and experience if you want to do an Antarctica cruise. And find out if these should make you reconsider visiting Antarctica. Also watch my "5 Best Things About An Antarctica Cruise" video: https://youtu.be/99HANPY2TSU Check out cruising merchandise like T-shirts at my store at https://www.tipsfortravellers.com/store Support the channel by booking your next...

Duration:00:06:20

5 Best Things About Antarctica Cruises

4/22/2019
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An Antarctica cruise and visit is a dream or goal for many travellers. It is a unique and special experience. I discuss the 5 very best things that you will feel, see and do if you go on an Antarctica cruise.I show you the sights, wildlife (including penguins, whales, seals and birds) and the range of expedition activities you can expect. The five very best things you can expect on an Antarctica cruise. Also watch my other videos, including part two of this where I talk about and show the...

Duration:00:09:00

Silversea Silver Cloud Expedition Ship Review

4/15/2019
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Silversea Cruises Silver Cloud was converted into an expedition ship from as regular cruise ship in 2017. I went on the shop to Antarctica and I share my thoughts about the ship, what I liked and what thought had some opportunities. I take you on a tour of the ship and a Verandah suite (the main class of suites on the ship), and discuss the facilities, features and the choices available on this luxury expedition cruise ship. Check out cruising merchandise like T-shirts at my store at...

Duration:00:08:40

Cruise Upgrade Watch Outs

4/8/2019
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Cruise upgrades to a better cabin is something that most cruisers hope they will get. However, have you ever considered that an upgrade could ruin your cruise. All upgrades are not going to make your vacation better. I explore the 8 reasons and times that an upgrade could be wrong and where and why you need to think carefully before you look for or accept one. I also look at some pitfalls and watch outs off you are looking to get an upgrade. I talk about why I usually say "no thanks: to...

Duration:00:10:34

What Does A Cruise Ship Butler Do For Cruise Passengers

4/1/2019
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What exactly does a butler on a cruise ship do? And what are the things they will refuse to do? Many cruise lines provide butlers for guests in their premium suites and many cruisers who have them are not sure what they can ask, or expect, them to do. Based on my experiences across several cruising lines and by interviewing butlers on board I share the 10 things that a butler will do for their cruise passengers - and importantly 4 things they will refuse to do. Check out cruising...

Duration:00:10:18

Caribbean Cruise Port Shopping Tips

3/25/2019
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Shopping in Caribbean cruise ports while cruising the region is (reportedly) the biggest single activity by travellers. It is likely that everyone will buy something in at least one of the ports they are calling on. It can range from expensive watches and jewellery through to alcohol and cigarettes or clothing. There are a range of different Caribbean cruise port shopping options and with so many people passing through every week, the stores have become masters at selling. However, there are...

Duration:00:10:01

Celebrity Cruises: 3 Biggest Watch-Outs Before Cruising With them

3/18/2019
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Celebrity Cruises are a premium cruise line with big ships, of around 2,800 passengers, in their fleet. Before you consider to go cruising with them, or of you have booked and are planning your cruise vacation, I share three major watch-outs and things you need to know before going. I explore what sort of cruise experience they offer, what the cruise fare covers and how that influences your on-board activities and life, and then what are the additional costs and extras that you will need to...

Duration:00:09:03

8 Things Celebrity Cruises Do Better And Worse Than Other Cruise Lines

3/11/2019
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Celebrity Cruises are a premium big ship cruise line and part of the Royal Caribbean group of cruising lines. I explore who they are, what they do better, the same and worse than other premium cruise lines like Princess, Holland America and Cunard and, importantly, who I think they are most suited for. Discover some key watch-outs and tips to help you decide if you should consider Celebrity Cruises for your next cruising vacation. Check out my cruising merchandise like T-shirts at my store...

Duration:00:10:29

Best And Worst Things About A Caribbean Cruise

3/4/2019
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The Caribbean is the most popular region for cruising. But, what are the good and bad things about going on a cruising vacation to the Caribbean,. I explore the 5 best and 5 worst aspects to a travelling around the Caribbean on a cruise ships. Some watch-outs and things to plan for. I love cruising the Caribbean and would recommend it despite the good and bad - but it is good to know before you go cruising so you can plan around these. Check out cruising merchandise like T-shirts at my...

Duration:00:10:34

10 Cruise First Aid Kit Essentials

2/25/2019
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50% of cruise passengers will need some sort of medical attention, according for Dr Deb Mills of the Travel Medicine Alliance. That means one of every couple cruising will have some sort of medical need. Many are minor and by packing your own personalised first aid kit for your cruise to deal with the 10 main medical things that can happen to you or your family on a cruise, you can have less stress, worry, be prepared and (importantly) save money by not having to pay to see the doctor or...

Duration:00:07:27

10 Best Ways To Avoid Cruise Weight Gain

2/11/2019
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On average cruisers report putting on between 5 and 10 pounds of weight on a seven-night cruise! I have 10 tips on how you can go on a cruising vacation, have loads of fun and still indulge and avoid piling on the pounds on a cruise. They are all things that work for me, and I come back from my many cruises (including some 7 weeks long) without putting on weight. They are all practical and simple things and do not require hard core workouts or severe restrictions on what to eat and drink....

Duration:00:11:15

Eastern Mediterranean And Greek Island Cruise Tips. Tips For Travellers Podcast 282

1/27/2019
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Discover 9 things you absolutely need to know if you are considering or going on a cruise that includes Greece and the Greek Islands. The most popular cruising option is an Eastern Mediterranean cruise that travels between Venice and Athens, including some stops like Dubrovnik and Kotor. In the episode I look at things like the best time to go, your options of itineraries, the islands and excursions you should ensure are on the itinerary you choose, things to watch out for and be ready for,...

Duration:00:10:57