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Cruising is a great vacation for the value and ranked as one of the top vacation experiences! Whether planning your honeymoon, family vacation or group retreat, Chappell Cruises and Travel can find the cruise that fits your budget and needs. Let us help you choose the one that’s just right for you.

What is covered in the cruise pricing?

The cruise fare includes your accommodations, meals, room service, on-board activities, live entertainment, fitness centers and transportation to picturesque destinations. Additional cost may include drinks, specialty restaurants, optional shore excursions, and spa services.

When is the best time to cruise?

The ideal time frame depends on numerous factors, such as how much you want to spend, the type of weather you prefer and whether you will be bringing children along. You can cruise the Caribbean year-round but the best time to cruise weather-wise is usually not the most economical. The bargains are typically during the late summer and fall during the off-season and while children are still attending school. Some inexpensive rates are also found between mid-April and the end of May.

In essence, the best time to cruise is late June through August; February through mid-April.

Alaska: June through August
Asia: November through March
Australia: late November to March
Bermuda: June through August
Canada/New England: September and October
Caribbean: late June through August; February through mid-April
Europe: April through November
Europe Rivers: April through October
Hawaii: late December through April
Mexican Riviera: February through mid-April
South America: November through March
Tahiti/South Pacific: May through October

 

Ready to book your cruise?

Chappell Cruises and Travel have exclusive relationships with all the major cruise lines which provides us with the latest deals and promotions. Plus, we can arrange your pre and post cruise, shore activities, tours and air transportation, so you can pack and go! Contact an agent @ 770-257-7008 to learn about the latest deals and special offers!

Search for your cruise?

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What to pack for the cruise?

We have created a “Suggested Packing List” to aide in packing for your vacation. Click to download
Packing List.

U.S. Cruise Ports

Would you like to know the closest cruise port to you or preferred destination? The cruise ports are conveniently located on each coast of the United States. Need more information on the port? Click link below to visit the cruise port’s website.

East Coast Ports
Baltimore, MD
Bayonne, NJ
Boston, MA
Charleston, SC
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Jacksonville, FL
Miami, FL
Port Canaveral, FL
New York, NY
Norfolk, VA
San Juan, PR

West Coast Ports
Honolulu, HI
Los Angeles, CA
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, CA
Seattle, WA
Alaska

Gulf Coast Ports
Galveston, TX
Galveston, TX
New Orleans, LA
Tampa, FL

Vacations

You need to get away? We will help you discover great voyages from exotic tropical destination, luxury and adventurous cruise, ski resort of the highest slope or history of ancient Rome.

Do you need to start creating vacation memoirs? Click to view the "great" escapes at Chappell Cruises and Travel!