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 6 Royal Caribbean cruises: Empress, Harmony, Oasis, Serenade, Symphony, and Adventure. 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.
2 06, 2021

How will cruising be different since the pandemic?

2022-01-17T21:54:04+00:00By |News, Safety|

How will cruising be different after the pandemic? Now that cruises are returning to the US, many wonder how cruising will be different after the pandemic. Cruising Before the Pandemic Before the pandemic, guests had unlimited exposure to each other: in theaters, in lines to disembark in a port, in elevators, and

12 07, 2020

What cruise lines go to Alaska?

2022-01-17T21:54:04+00:00By |Cruise Lines, Guides|

Picking the right cruise line for your style and interests can make a big difference in your Alaska experience. You have a choice of large and small cruise ships for an Alaska cruise. Large ship cruise lines carrying thousands of people can fill up the small Alaska ports quickly. However, they have more onboard

11 07, 2020

How many cruise ships does Carnival have?

2022-01-17T21:54:04+00:00By |Cruise Lines, News|

Ever wonder how many cruise ships Carnival has? Before the pandemic, Carnival Cruises had one of the largest fleets of cruise ships: 24 ships. But that’s just under the Carnival Cruises brand. Carnival owns nearly half the market Carnival Cruise Line (CCL) owns several other cruise lines, including Princess Cruises, Holland America

5 05, 2020

How to choose a cruise travel agent

2022-01-17T21:54:04+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Should you use a cruise travel agent or book things yourself? Why do people use cruise travel agents? Why doesn't everyone book things themselves online? Find out if a cruise travel agent is right for you in this review. Cruise travel agent vs. booking agent There is a

19 12, 2019

Is Mexico a Safe Place to Cruise?

2022-01-17T21:54:04+00:00By |Caribbean, Safety, Tips & Hacks|

Is it safe to cruise to Mexico? Are you worried about going to Mexican ports because you heard about crime and kidnapping? This article reviews the safety of Mexico ports on a cruise. Safety is every cruise line’s top priority. That’s why you do a muster drill every time you cruise. Cruise lines also

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