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Finding an Alaska Cruise Travel Agent

So, you've decided to go on an Alaska cruise -- perhaps your first adventure vacation at sea -- you've started your research, and find yourself somewhat overwhelmed. This is not at all like cruising the Caribbean! You have to consider how to fit that Alaska cruise into your budget, whether to book an inexpensive inside cabin or move on up to a balcony or suite, and you want to know which cruise line and ship is right for you. You many even want to extend your vacation and take in a 3 to 7 day land tour of Alaska, before or after your cruise. The cruise line web sites are no help, as all they do is promote their own products and services and have call centers with a high turnover of staff. Add what dinner seating, shore excursions and cabin locations to choose, and planning your great Alaskan adventure suddenly seems more complicated and time-consuming than you thought.


In a way going online to book travel is a great idea. Booking a flight, hotel or car rental could not be any easier. But, for a cruise to any exotic or adventure destination, booking online can often be challenging.  To cut through all the hype and clutter of the Internet, you need get the facts. You want to seek out one-on-one help from Certified Alaska Cruise Specialists.  When you choose someone to help you, make sure that travel agent has the hands-on "been there done that" experience you need. Many travel agents are generalists. They book hotels, resorts, flights and cars all over the world, and may never have set foot in Alaska. All they learned about Alaska may have come from a guide book or brochure. If you are going to spend thousands of dollars on an Alaska vacation, you want the best advice and help you can get.


When choosing and agent, ask if the agent has sailed Alaska on one or more of the ships you are interested in and is the agent educated enough about the destination to give you first-hand advice, and offer up a variety of sound, practical options. If you choose an experienced agent, one who knows best where to find special discounts or perks, you'll save money as well get good advice .And best of all, you would not pay any more for their services and expertise.


Alaska is a great place to visit. And, with the right help, Alaska could be one of the fondest travel memories of your life!


Alaska Shore Excursions

At A Glance

What can you do on an Alaska Cruise and Cruise Tour? Why the possibilities are just about endless!

Knowledgeable local experts have created tours that will educate, enlighten and utterly fascinate you. We’ve made selecting the right tour easy for you, and you’ll have peace of mind, knowing all tours are carefully selected and provided by reputable tour operators who meet high standards of service.

For more information, detailed descriptions and pricing, visit Alaska Shore Excursions found at >> Shore Excursions Group


Please note: Shore excursions should be reserved well in advance of your cruise departure or onboard ship on a first-come, first served basis. The price range for any tour can vary between itinerary, ship and sailing date, and is subject to change without notice. Tours listed were offered at the time of publication, but may be sold out, unavailable or withdrawn at the sole discretion of the operator without notice. Tours are operated by independent companies and are not owned or operated by Travel Direct.

Exclusive rates, sailing dates, cabin upgrades, shipboard credits, price reductions and

great service from Princess Certified Alaska Experts.


Denali Explorer Cruisetours


Off the Beaten Path Tours


Connoisseur Deluxe Tours


On Your Own Budget Tours

Our Denali Explorer land and sea vacations combine a 7-day Voyage of the Glaciers cruise with 3 to 6 nights on land, and up to 4 nights at our Denali-area lodges. Most include our exclusive Direct-to-the-Wilderness rail service between ship and lodge, All include a tour into Denali National Park. Click here to learn more! Denali National Park, plus the Kenai Peninsula or Wrangell-St. Elias National Park. Enjoy the best features of our Denali Explorer vacations ? including time at our Denali-area lodges ? with adventures to breathtaking Alaska attractions beyond. Stay at Princess- owned wilderness lodges on the gorgeous Kenai Peninsula and idyllic Copper River.Click here to learn more! This is the ultimate Alaska land and sea vacation treat yourself to the highest level of service on deluxe escorted itineraries with a tour director. Spend 5 to 8 nights on land, visiting Denali as well as sensational places like Copper River and Wrangell-St. Elias National Park or the Kenai Peninsula. Click here to learn more! On Your Own Cruisetours save you money and offer ultimate flexibility. Click here to learn more!