Norovirus on a Cruise is VERY Rare Cruises and norovirus go hand and hand, right? The last time you told someone you were planning a cruise, did they respond with a snarky comment about stomach bugs, maybe coupled with some toilet humor? Continue reading Cruise Ship = Norovirus…. diagnosis: “Fake News?” [infograph]
Best Cruise Pics of 2017 Our Cruise Community gets bigger and better with each passing year. 2017 was the best yet. As a community, you uploaded over 100,000 photos, reviews, tips and more! Most are great. Some are terrible. We’re Continue reading Best Cruise Photos of 2017 – submitted by You, our Ship Mate Community!
Count down to your Cruise with Stickers! We’ve just released Cruise Countdown Stickers for iOS! Now you can easily send stickers with your “days until sailing” countdown to friends and family. NOTE: If you’re an Android user and thinking, “hey, what Continue reading Cruise Countdown Stickers for Ship Mate Cruise App (iOS)
Open vs Closed Caribbean Ports 2017 has not been kind to the Caribbean. Several cruise ports were severely damaged from Hurricane Irma and Maria. For some, their potential “re-opening” date is still unknown. Others Caribbean destinations were more fortunate and Continue reading Post Hurricane Update – Caribbean Port Status
Search Ship Mate Users When we cruise, we like to cruise with friends. Not just one or two… like dozens. Our record so far is a crew of 55. Yeah, we roll deep! Finding those friends in Ship Mate just Continue reading [NEW] Add Ship Mates using the NEW Search Feature – Video Demo
Post from Newsfeed “Why did you ban me from posting?!” We got that email and a bunch more from you shipmates. Don’t worry, we didn’t ban anyone… we just made it way too tricky to post. You let us know and Continue reading NEW: Post Chat, Pic, Review directly from your Ship Mate Newsfeed
We’ve heard from many of our users requesting cruise lines, ships, and itineraries that we’re missing. Previously, Ship Mate users weren’t able to complete their cruising profile due to these omissions. That’s fixed with this update. You can now add Continue reading Add Retired Ships, River Cruises, Missing Itineraries & More [NEW App Feature]
Top Skagway Excursions More than 10,000 cruise port excursions have been booked through our Ship Mate app and we’d like to think we’ve learned a thing or two. By analyzing our booking data, we’re able to provide you with the most popular Skagway Continue reading Skagway Excursions | Top 3 Most Booked Cruise Tours
With our relaunched Cruise Ship Tracker, you can now see the current location of all cruise ships at once. To use the new ship tracker, make sure that you’re first updated to the latest version of Ship Mate. Next, open Continue reading Cruise Ship Tracker – Ship Mate Feature Launch
The other day, we received this email from a user: “I love the app. I found that a friend that I went to Jr. High with and her husband (who also went to school with us) are going to be on Continue reading Cruise Roll Call Challenge: Cruise Critic vs Ship Mate – who’s is bigger?