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Bahamas Archives – Crown Cruise Vacations

Carnival Cruise Line Resuming Regular Calls to Grand Bahama

October 24, 2019 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Visitors are heading to the Bahamas again after the islands took a major hit from Hurricane Dorian in early September. Carnival Cruise Line and other ships have already resumed port calls in Grand Bahama and the country’s tourism board says it expects flights between the island and Fort Lauderdale to resume in mid-November. Read more...

Grand Classica Offers two-night Bahamas Getaways

August 22, 2019 | Jackie Sheckler Finch

Not able to take a week or more off work for a cruise? Don’t want to spend a ton of money for a cabin on a spiffy new ship?

The Grand Classica has a deal for you.

Launched in 1991, the ship joined Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line in April 2018. With 216 inside rooms and 430 ocean view rooms, along with two junior suites, the ship has a guest capacity of 1,680 and 590 crew. Read more...

Cruise Destination Trivia: Name the statue?

March 12, 2014 | Heidi

So you’ve been on many cruises. Walked off the ship in many shore stops. But maybe you were in a hurry and didn’t really stop to enjoy something that was right in front of you.

See if you recognize this statue. A hint – it is on a popular island.

Don’t look at the answer below until you’ve formulated your own response. If you are correct, good for you. If not, might be time to take another cruise and look at the statue with fresh eyes.

Tripping through the Bahamas on Scooter? Think Again

January 16, 2014 | Heidi

 Seems like a wonderful vacation idea for a cruise ship stop. Rent a moped or scooter and breeze around a beautiful Bahamas island.

But many cruise lines, as well as the U.S. Department of State, are warning against that choice.

“Serious injuries and deaths have resulted from accidents involving the rental of mopeds or scooters,” noted the FunTimes newsletter on my recent Carnival Cruise Lines voyage. “ We strongly discourage their rental.”

A Private Princess Moment

March 11, 2013 | Heidi

Who doesn’t want to own a private island in the Caribbean, a secluded place to get away from it all? When I cruise, I always appreciate the cruise lines that have their own exclusive stopping places with no one else but the cruisers on our trip.

Located in the Bahamas, Princess Cays belongs to Princess Cruise Line. Situated on the southern portion of the island of Eleuthera, Princess Cays is about 80 miles from Nassau.