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Travelzoo Reveals Top 10 Tips for Finding the Best Family Cruise Deals

Travelzoo Reveals Top 10 Tips for Finding the Best Family Cruise Deals

NEW YORK, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Travelzoo , a global Internet media company, today revealed the top 10 tips to help families find great deals on cruise vacations this season.

"Wave season is upon us now and it's becoming increasingly important to book early for families," said Lynn Nugent, Director of Cruise Content, Travelzoo. "More than 10 million North Americans are projected to take a cruise this year and many of these bookings will happen within the next three months. Cruising has become a very popular vacation option for families since most sailings include all meals, entertainment and accommodations. They provide excellent overall value."

Travelzoo's top 10 tips for finding family cruise deals: 1. Look for cruises sailing from ports outside of South Florida 2. Consider cruising from Northeast port cities to the Caribbean during peak times 3. 'Shoulder Seasons' are best for Alaska 4. Ask for family suites or adjoining rooms 5. Consider Hawaii 6. Reserve 'best available' cabins that are assigned at the time of booking 7. Check for discounts for 3rd and 4th passengers 8. Get insurance from your cruise agent as it can be less expensive than a cruise line 9. Book your school holiday/summer vacation cruise early to get the best rate 10. Cruise prices fluctuate on a daily basis so check back often

For more information on these tips and to view Travelzoo's cruise tips video visit http://www.travelzoo.com/.

The Travelzoo Newsdesk reports the following great values currently on cruises:

- Viva Voyage is offering a 7 night upscale Alaska cruise with summer departures on the Celebrity Mercury or Summit. Prices start at $599 per person with Oceanview cabins starting at just $100 more per person.

- CruiseBrothers.com is offering a 7 or 8 night cruise to the Mexican Riviera for $499 per person on board the Celebrity Mercury for travel dates in March and April.

- Royal Caribbean is offering a 4 night cruise this spring to the Bahamas for $249 per person for departure dates in April and May on board the Majesty of the Seas or the Sovereign of the Seas. The Majesty is currently in dry- dock getting a major makeover so this will be a great time to cruise on this ship.

For more information on these and other great cruise deals visit http://www.travelzoo.com/. All of the offers published in Travelzoo's cruise deal section are verified for accuracy and availability by the Travelzoo Test Booking Center(TM).

About Travelzoo

Travelzoo is a global Internet media company. Travelzoo's media properties, which reach more than 10 million travel enthusiasts in the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and Germany, include the Travelzoo(R) Web site (http://www.travelzoo.com/), the Top 20(R) e-mail newsletter, the Newsflash(TM) e-mail alert service and SuperSearch(TM), a travel search engine. Travelzoo publishes offers from more than 500 advertisers. Travelzoo's deal experts review each offer to find the best travel deals and confirm their true value. Travelzoo is headquartered in New York City.

Certain statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts may be forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934. These forward-looking statements may include, but are not limited to, statements about our plans, objectives, expectations, prospects and intentions, markets in which we participate and other statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts. When used in this press release, the words "expect", "predict", "project", "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "intend", "plan", "seek" and similar expressions are generally intended to identify forward-looking statements. Because these forward- looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, there are important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements, including changes in our plans, objectives, expectations, prospects and intentions and other factors discussed in our filings with the SEC. We cannot guarantee any future levels of activity, performance or achievements. Travelzoo undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances occurring after the date of this press release. Travelzoo and Top 20 are registered trademarks of Travelzoo. All other names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

Media Contact: Mindy Joyce (212) 521-4218 [email protected]

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CONTACT: Mindy Joyce, +1-212-521-4218, [email protected]

Web site: http://www.travelzoo.com/

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