Monthly Archives: March 2013

Baltic Cruise Guide Books

by Natalia Rogachyova on March 23, 2013
Baltic Cruise Guide Book

Baltic Cruise ship passengers may wonder which guide book to buy, ahead of a cruise. After all, you’re going to be visiting many different countries – and you might not want the expense or the hassle of carrying around guide books for everywhere.

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St. Petersburg Russia Disembarkation Tips

by Natalia Rogachyova on March 8, 2013
St Petersburg Disembarkation - Immigration Control

So, you’ve arrived in St Petersburg, Russia. You’ve had a fantastic cruise, and you’ve got an amazing tour booked. Here are some St Petersburg disembarkation tips to let you get the most out of your time in the city, and help you transfer easily between cruise ship and tour operator.

The vast majority of cruise ship passengers can visit visa-free. In order to qualify, you will need to be staying in the city for 72 hours or less, your accommodation must be on board your cruise ship, and you must be booked onto an organised tour.

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Currencies on the Baltic Cruise

by Natalia Rogachyova on March 1, 2013
Baltic cruise currencies

One of the joys of the Baltic cruise is that a wide variety of cultures and countries live together around what’s a relatively small sea. From the Slavic nations to the Celts and Scandinavians, you’ll hear a different local language in practically every port, as well as the highlight of St. Petersburg excursions from cruise ship.

Of course, the flip side to the cosmopolitan nature of the Baltic is that you might be using as many different currencies as you drink vodkas. And changing currencies is expensive.

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