Monthly Archives: September 2020

CAN’T WAIT TO SAIL SEA DREAM AGAIN BUT WORRIED ABOUT THAT SMALL CASINO

Q – We are looking forward to sailing with Sea Dream again next summer. Your recommendation really was a home run as we would hate to anticipate being on a large ship in this environment. The 50 cabin Sea Dream 1 was as close to our “Dream” cruise as we might have imagined. I understand…

WHERE DO INSIDERS GET THEIR CRUISE LINE FINANCIAL INFORMATION?

Q – I guess you could say we are a couple of “cautious Canadians”. We are looking at re-booking a Sea Dream cruise because we feel that with fewer fellow passengers than a typical riverboat in Europe, they are the most yacht-like experience available. We loved our first cruise with them out of Barbados.  We…

LOOKING AT CRYSTAL IN 2022: WILL THEY STILL BE SAILING?

Q – My husband, Alan, and I are grateful for the information about Crystal but we’re not quite scared off yet. There is a Crystal Yacht, our favorite all-time ship and we’ve been on 39 cruises, that will be visiting Croatia and the Dalmatian Coast in 2022 that we want to book. Could we lose…

IS IT TIME TO CANCEL CRYSTAL AND WAIT FOR REFUND?

Q – (September 2, 2020) – As you know, we are scheduled to sail northern Europe with Crystal next August. Last week we received your detailed update on the financial issues facing Crystal. We paid our deposit and are now thinking about making our early payment in full, saving us an additional two and a…

AM I COVERED IF CRYSTAL GOES UNDER?

Q (9.1.20) – In reading this site, I appreciate the lack of bias. I love Crystal Cruises and have sailed them, on both Yacht and large ship sailings six times. Now, I am wondering if the cruise I have booked next May will ever operate based on some of what I have been reading in…