Raye & I are a husband and wife team with more than 30 years experience cruising the world. Our mission is plain and simple. To provide real-life accounts and expert advice, not just a flood of information. We literarily have cruised "round the world", sailing thousands of nautical miles, visiting ports of call, inspecting ships, sampling itineraries and critiquing shore excursions... And now we hope to pass on that knowledge and information to you. Our stories offer the best possible Alaska cruise options based on your lifestyle, interests, budget, travel experience, etc....plus we'll point out where to get group rates( without joining a group!), free upgrades, shipboard credits and other amenities or discounts. Get advise about tipping; packing for Alaska; clothing; flights and schedule options; shore excursions, proper immigration documentations and much more. We tell you how to avoid travel scams and common travel mistakes, and share insights on the latest Princess Alaska cruise news and how it affects your vacation planning.
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Alaska Cruise Packing Tips
From May through September, temperatures range from 40°F to 70° F during the day and drop into the 30’s and 40’s at night. The best way to prepare for this range of temperatures is to dress in layers and to be prepared for anything from bright sunshine—don’t forget those sunglasses—to light rain.
Here’s a list of items to include when packing for an Alaska trip.
Wool or fleece sweater or liner
Turtleneck or a comfortable protective long sleeve shirt
Comfortable footwear suitable for hiking and walking in wet conditions (Be sure to break in new shoes before your trip.)
Warm hat/rain hat
Good camera with extra batteries and variety of film speeds
Spare memory card and battery for digital cameras
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Q. What Can I Do When I Get To A Princess Lodge?
Just about anything you can think of -- by land, sea or air! Excursions range from easygoing to high energy and offer in-depth experiences tailored to your interests.
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2013 - Military and Vets Save on Alaska Cruises
Did You Know? Year round, Princess honors United States. and Canadian Active Military and Veterans with up to $250 onboard credit which can be applied to just about every cruise, even discounted ones! Call us at 800.365-1445 for all the details. Learn More...
ALASKA Shore Excursions Sale
Save up to 50% vs cruise line prices on shore excursions. View Excursions & Hot Deals for your specific Cruise Itinerary. Get the details at The Shore Excursions Group
Alaska Interactive Cruise & Travel Map
To help you plan for a wide range of spectacular Alaska vacations, we’re proud to offer you this exclusive Princess Alaska map, This full-color 24" x 18" map is available FREE for viewing online and can be printed out for future reference. It brings the true expansiveness of the Great Land to life and illustrates how we can can show you all the best of Alaska.
Four Great Ways to See All the Best of Alaska
Seeing all the best of Alaska has never been more accessible!
Did You Know?
Princess offers a variety of land & sea vacation experiences, from options that start from just $299 more than a 7-day cruise, up to fully escorted programs that include a tour director and most meals.
: Denali Explorer
Their most popular option includes up to four nights at Denali and sightseeing activities with most featuring exclusive Princess rail service
: On Your Own
Starting from just $299 more than a 7-day cruise, these options give you the flexibility to create your own adventures.
: Off the Beaten Path
Visit Wrangell–St. Elias National Park, the Kenai Peninsula, plus dazzling Denali National park
Deluxe escorted options that include a tour director, most meals and multiple days at Denali and beyond.
Alaska Cruises and Alaska Cruise Tour Videos
So incredibly beautiful, you'll think you stepped into a painting. This is Alaska as seen from the panoramic perspective of your dazzling Princess cruise ship...
This is Alaska as seen from the panoramic perspective of your dazzling Princess cruise ship. Monumental glaciers are natures draw and Alaska's waterways reveal more of these thrilling Ice Age giants than anywhere else on earth. Alaska's Inside Passage is one of the most scenic sea-lanes in the world, home to bald eagles, whales, sea lions, otters, brown bears, mountain goats and flocks of seabirds. Plus you'll visit a variety of flavorful ports of call full of rich history and native culture.
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