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“Captain” Bill’s Top 3 Travel Rules

Maybe you heard about our latest cruise aboard the beautiful Allure of the Seas at the end of August.  It didn’t go exactly as we had planned. Remember Tropical Storm Isaac?  Well, he was in the Caribbean when we were supposed to be boarding our ship. Port Everglades was closed and the cruise before ours …

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Who Loves Disney? WE Love Disney!

How To Get The Most From a Trip To DisneyWorld! Anyone who knows me and my family knows that we are HUGE fans of everything Disney.  We LOVE Disney stores, Disney clothing and jewelry, Disney kitchen wares and household items, Disney movies, well… you get the idea! That’s why one of our all-time favorite family …

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Touring the Veendam took me back…

It was like deja vu… The moment we stepped onboard Holland America’s Veendam it felt like we had come home.   Back in the late 70’s and early 80’s we cruised many times on the old Volendam and Rotterdam, and they’ve always held fond memories for us.  Now 30 years later the memories from those cruises …

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I’m So Excited About the Disney Fantasy!

Yes, I am REALLY EXCITED about Disney Cruise Line’s newest ship, Disney Fantasy, which is currently enroute from the shipyard to the U.S.  —  Why? you may ask?  Because I will be sailing onboard the Fantasy next month!! This brand-new ship is a sister-ship to the still new Disney Dream, and at 130,000 tons they are quite a …

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Captain’s Club’s Cruise and Vacation EXPO was Great!

Captain’s Club’s Cruise and Vacation EXPO was held on Sunday and we had a great time! It was so good to see many of our regulars, some people we haven’t seen in quite a while, and a lot of newcomers.  In our crowd of about 300 people we had first-time cruisers, a couple who have been on …

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Hooray for Carnival!! We’ve been waiting for this…

I’m really pleased to let you know that Carnival Cruise Lines’ will be moving the Carnival Splendor from Long Beach, CA to her new year-round homeport in New York City, starting Mar. 31, 2013, sailing 8 day cruises from NYC!!   The 113,000 ton Carnival Splendor will replace the smaller 88,000 ton Carnival Miracle, providing more amenities for passengers sailing from New …

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Captain’s Club’s Cruise and Vacation EXPO is this Sunday

If you are thinking about taking a vacation this year, then you need to be at Captain’s Club’s Cruise and Vacation EXPO this Sunday, February 12, 2012.  We’ll have representatives and information from top cruise lines and vacation destinations, door prizes and show specials.  Plus, if you know me at all, you know I love …

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It’s “Captain” Bill’s New Blog!

Welcome to my new blog!  I hope you’ll follow along as we discuss cruising, traveling and vacationing of all kinds.  I am the owner of Captain’s Club Cruises and Tours, a cruise and vacation agency located in Middletown, NY.  I started cruising as a young child and continued after I was married.  Over time I discovered …

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