Costa Cruises, Drinks Package Guide

I recently took my first Costa cruise and I didn’t purchase a drinks package. If I was to cruise with Costa again I would definitely purchase a package based on my experience of cruising with Costa. Costa Cruises do not include any drinks as standard, even water in the main restaurant is chargeable. What Do […]

MSC and Costa Cruises: 7 Differences

During this post, I will explain the differences that I have noticed between the cruise lines Costa and MSC when cruising on both. These differences are related to the following: Dining format Water Smoking Buffet opening times Ship design Pizza & Ice Cream Housekeeping My first Costa Cruise In December 2018 I took my first […]

My 1st cruise with Costa Cruises: 11 Surprises!

I recently returned from my first ever Costa cruise. Despite all of my research prior to the cruise, there were still a number of things that surprised me about my first Costa cruise. If you’re considering your first Costa cruise, or just want to learn a little more, this is the post for you. Background […]

Costa Cruises: 10 things you should know

GUEST POST: Brett! 1. Carnival Corporation. Costa cruises are part of the huge Carnival Corporation, whose cruise brands also include Carnival (I suppose you saw that coming), AIDA, P&O, P&O Australia, Cunard, Princess, Holland America Line and Seabourn. So, for the most part, you’re in experienced hands. 2. Costa Concordia Costa has a lingering poor […]