DIY Cruise Plan

About Alyce Meserve

Alyce is the founder of DIY Cruise Plan and a DIY travel enthusiast. Her first cruise was to Alaska on Holland America and it made her excited to cruise again. Since then she's been on 1 river cruise in China, 1 Carnival and 4 Royal Caribbean cruises: Empress, Harmony, Oasis and Serenade. She has visited 12 countries. In her free time, Alyce enjoys researching ships, itineraries and cruise lines, and sharing her love of cruising and travel with others. She lives in North Carolina with her American Eskimo Dog, Neville. He has yet to go on his first cruise, but Alyce is confident he would enjoy it.
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6 01, 2019

How to get your passport book stamped on a cruise

2019-02-05T21:19:29+00:00January 6th, 2019|Featured, Tips & Hacks|0 Comments

Passport stamps help travelers remember their trips. It’s a rite of passage to possess a passport book full of international stamps. It proves that you visited exotic and foreign places. On a cruise, you may not get a single passport stamp. Most ports do not require cruises visitors to pass through immigration. If

31 07, 2018

How to hook up on a cruise

2019-01-24T15:52:06+00:00July 31st, 2018|Guides, Safety|0 Comments

Who doesn't have a secret dream about meeting their soulmate on vacation? Let's face it, lots of people go on vacation hoping for a little romantic action. Some even believe the Las Vegas motto: what happens on the ship, stays on the ship. Unless you’re on a cruise specifically themed for singles, making

31 07, 2018

Is it safe to visit Haiti?

2019-02-19T22:30:10+00:00July 31st, 2018|Caribbean, Guides, Safety|0 Comments

If you cruise with Royal Caribbean, Celebrity or Azamara Journeys, your ship might include a stop in Labadee, Haiti. But is it safe? Safety Cruises depend on guests having a great time for repeat business. No one has a good time if they feel unsafe. On

30 07, 2018

5 things to know before taking kids on a cruise

2019-01-25T03:55:49+00:00July 30th, 2018|Beginner's Guide, Guides, Kids, Tips & Hacks|0 Comments

Today, cruising is very popular among families with children. As a result, ships offer a variety of entertainment and dining options. In addition, families love the ability to visit different places without packing and moving to another hotel each night. If you're planning a cruise with children, make sure you’re prepared for passing