Why use a Cruise Specialist?
There are many ways to reserve a cruise but really only one good way to plan one. Seasoned cruisers have learned along the way that having someone who knows the ropes is very helpful in creating a good cruise travel experience.
Many first time cruisers mistakenly believe that using a cruise specialist will cost them more due to fees being charged above and beyond the cost of the cruise. But savvy cruisers know that cruise specialists receive their compensation from the cruise line and do not mark up the cost of the cruise.
In the current market environment, pricing is virtually standardized in terms of rates that a cruise specialist , online seller or cruise line direct planner will see. Thats because the cabin rates they see all come from the cruise line themselves on a common computer feed. For all practical purposes rate quotes are consistent.
One important difference about being a Cruise Specialist is that we do not have a built in bias to one line over another. Sure, we may have our personal favorite, but we also know that to get you as a repeat customer the important thing is that we get the best cruise for YOU at the best price. We can view multiple cruise lines, departure dates and promotions to develop the best offer available while providing you the highest customer service possible.
There are many ways we can help find the right cruise for you. Cruise lines offer programs for seniors, military, past passengers, union members, groups and many others. That being said, its important to call us so that we may accurately qualify you for any programs being offered throughout the cruise industry.
Here is another secret... Sometimes cruise lines lower their rates. Did you know that, when this happens, you are eligible for the lower rate? And if so, whos going to call you to tell you? WE WILL! It is our policy, that prior to processing your final payment, we check to see if your rate has been lowered by the cruise line. If so, we honor the lower rate!
Let our experience and knowledge work for you. You can call us 7 days a week. We hope to hear from you.
Dennis Anthony & Associates