BOLT Top 5: Reasons Why We Like Cruising

Cruising is very special for Kathy and I. We met on a cruise. When we were working cruising was a great way to vacation. We started our lives of retirement and travel with a 30 day cruise. We know that cruising is not for everyone. It’s not the best way to immerse yourself in a locale. You usually spend less than a day in port. It’s not the cheapest way to travel. But for us, it’s one of our favorite ways to go. Here’s our top 5 reasons why.

1. Ease of Travel

Rather then changing hotels several times,check in, check out, lug suitcases around, etc, when you cruise you check in once and are set for the length of the vacation. On our last cruise we visited 3 countries and a total of 9 ports. Cruising made that so much easier.

2. Meals

Cruise ships have amazing food! There is a huge variety of selections and dining options. Unless you choose to dine at the “specialty restaurants” all your meals are included in the price of the cruise.

3. The Ports

Cruising is a great way to see places you might not normally visit. You will visit many exotic places on most cruises. You can choose one of the many shore excursions offered by the cruise lines or just get off the ship and explore on your own.

4. Group Gatherings

Cruises are such an awesome way to get a group together. With a minimum of planning you can have a wonderful family vacation, class reunion or simply a gathering of friends.

5. Value

Cruising is not the least expensive way to travel but when you add up all of the above we think you get very good value for your travel dollar, especially if you put in some effort to research bargains.

How about you? We’d love to hear your thoughts on cruising. Contact us at boltraveling@gmail.com

2 thoughts on “BOLT Top 5: Reasons Why We Like Cruising

  1. Looking forward to reading this Marci!
    On Sun, Oct 17, 2021 at 3:30 PM BOLT: Black Old Lesbians Traveling wrote:
    > BOLT posted: ” Cruising is very special for Kathy and I. We met on a > cruise. When we were working cruising was a great way to vacation. We > started our lives of retirement and travel with a 30 day cruise. We know > that cruising is not for everyone. It’s not the best ” >

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  2. I LOVE cruises, and look forward to the day I’m comfortable doing so again. Cruises are the only time I don’t need a vacation after the vacation, lol.
    Thank you for sharing.

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