ALASKA EASY CRUISE GUIDEWritten by Travelmake.com
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ALASKA CRUISE TIPS: Northern weather can be unpredictable. Consider taking with you and wearing multiple layers of clothes in response to a wide variety of temperatures and weather conditions. What to pack : waterproof and warm jacket, a sweater, light gloves, rain gear, sun glasses and a warm hat for deck strolling or touring on shore. You also may find useful binoculars, camera, camcorder, film, batteries and walking shoes. If you need a hair dryer, pack one; not all cruise ships have hair dryers in cabins. Bargain hunters should look for last minute deals as last rooms are often sold at very low prices. Pick right cruise ship for your style,- some ships are more traditional, other more stylish, elegant, some offer more choices for children, other are more seniors-oriented. The cruise comparison chart below should help you in making correct choice. Check your cruise itinerary, almost every ship usually includes several formal dress code nights. Dark business suit or a tuxedo would do thing. Alaska cruises tend to be more casual than other destinatons but items such as cutoff t-shirts, halter tops and torn jeans are still not permitted in dining area.Tipping is usually $10 per passenger per day. We recommend you to book a stateroom with a balcony. Theview on an Alaska cruise is always changing- mountains, shores, wildlife, marine animals, glaciers, or quaint waterfront communities. You can enjoy it from privacy of your own balcony, escaping crowded decks. Visit us at www.travelmake.com to see our ALASKA CRUISE SHIPS COMPARISON TABLE. We wish you a nice and safe cruising!
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ALASKA SPORT FISHING GUIDEWritten by TravelMake.com
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WEATHER: On whole Alaskan summers are cool, average temperature is +14 deg.C (58 F) in summer and -12 deg.C (11 F) in winter but it can vary greatly between different regions of state. Winters are cold and dark. Early spring can be cold, but often days warm to above freezing with a lot of sunshine. It receives midnight sunshine during part of summer and goes into 24-hour darkness during part of winter. Summers are wettest time of year, south regions are well known for their dampness. You can check next week weather forecast for Anchorage here. GETTING THERE: There are direct or one-stop flights to Anchorage from many major US cities. Most of Alaskan interior and coast are accessible by Alaska Aircraft Charters, Bush Pilots, Air Taxis. Many small villages and towns have all weather airports served daily. ACCOMODATION AND GETTING AROUND: You can rent a hotel in Anchorage . Remote areas have a vast number of Fishing Lodges and Camps with fishing guides and necesary equipment. For those who prefer to fish offshore there are Alaska Saltwater Fishing Charters . TRAVEL TIPS: Northern weather can be unpredictable. Consider taking with you and wearing multiple layers of clothes in response to a wide variety of temperatures and weather conditions. Marine weather conditions can change in minutes and a once calm sea can become a nightmare of an ordeal. Coastal waters this far north are also very cold and there is little hope for survival if your boat goes down in rough seas and you don't have proper survival suits. It is always wise to consult current conditions and predicted forecast for area you will be boating in. Obtain detailed maps of area beforehand. Do not forget to pack first-aid and survival kits as well as bear repellents. For many useful links on Alaska sport fishing visit us at www.travelmake.com Enjoy your trip!
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