Weekly Update: Cheap Cruise Recommendations, Vacation Tips, and More.
Posted on 3/9/2012 12:38 EST
If the weather outside is getting you down, this week at Cheapism we offered a lot for you to look forward to. From a fully updated guide to cheap cruises to new blogs with summer vacation and carry-on tips, a great summer vacation could be well within your budget this year.
Hankering for a voyage on the deep blue seas? Finding a cheap cruise is not an impossible dream, and we identified several cruise lines and ships that offer a fun and relaxing respite from daily life on dry land. For less than $75 a day, per person, you can cruise to spots like the Caribbean aboard megaships that carry enough people to populate a small city. Don't expect luxury accommodations or haute cuisine, but there'll be plenty to eat and a place to lay your head, as well as parties galore, daytime activities, and some time to wander the ports of call.
New Blog Posts:
It can be a bit of a conundrum -- the brand name costs more, but you don't want to throw away your money on a watered-down, ineffective generic cleaning product. Our guide to generic vs. brand name cleaning products will get your home sparkling without wasteful spending.
If you've got a baseball fan at home, you know how expensive that can be. But there's no reason to miss out on baseball season just because you're on a budget. Our guide to cheap baseball tickets will help you get to the game without emptying your wallet.
Now that most airlines are charging hefty fees for checking luggage, it may be time to reconsider your packing strategy. By following a few key carry-on tips, you could avoid the fee (and hassle of the baggage claim) altogether.
Now's the time to start considering your summer vacation, whether it's stashing away money or deciding where to go. While you're planning, keep our summer vacation savings tips in mind; simple tactics like when you book and what kind of accommodations you choose will mean big savings in the long run.