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5 Secrets to Cruise Travel: A CBS This Morning Report

After the Costa Concordia tragedy, the Costa Allegra fire, norovirus outbreaks, and all the other cruise incidents this year, you might assume that travelers now know the inner workings of the cruise industry. Think again. On your standard cruise, there are several practices and policies that usually surprise the average passenger.

For example, how set are cruise itineraries? What happens if you get sick aboard a ship? What is the penalty for canceling a cruise?  What are the most common hidden charges and just what happens if you use your cell phone aboard the ship?

Peter returned to CBS This Morning to follow up on his 5 Things Travelers Don’t Know series with the top five secrets to cruise travel.

To stay informed, check out Peter’s other reports in the series including the 5 Things Hotels Don’t Want You to Know, the 5 Things Airlines Don’t Want You to Know and the 5 things that Car Rental Companies are Hiding from You.

For even more industry secrets and Peter’s proven rules, pick up your own copy of New Rules of the Road, available in paperback, Kindle and Nook editions.

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