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A Cruise for Mom–Five Nights on the Royal Caribbean Empress of the Seas

Royal Caribbean Empress of the Seas Itinerary
Royal Caribbean Empress of the Seas Itinerary

I’ve booked a short itinerary that sails from Tampa for Mom and me.  We can easily drive to the port and she will be away from home less than a week.  In the meantime I’ll be working on my Royal Caribbean Diamond Status. Continue reading “A Cruise for Mom–Five Nights on the Royal Caribbean Empress of the Seas”

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American Express Platinum Cruise Privileges Analysis

American Express Cruise Privileges Program

If you hold an American Express Platinum or Centurion card, you are eligible for shipboard credit on your cruise if you book it with the American Express travel office (see updated info below.)  The name of the program is American Express Cruise Privileges.