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New Orleans has at first constructed for the 1984 World's Fair, the New Orleans cruise center has been upgraded often to keep up with the growing size of cruise ships. The port boasts two separate cruise terminals.

Carnival Cruises

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'Where to' is up to you. Carnival sails to hundreds of destinations — and most cruises visit at least a few — for maximum new experiences, with minimal packing and unpacking. Choose a Carnival cruise and steer the family toward fun hotspots, intriguing history and stunning displays of natural beauty.

Bringing the whole crew along on your cruise costs less than you think, and includes way more stuff, like dining, entertainment, kids' activities and more. Try having that much fun for this little on land.

NEW TILL APRIL 2015 - GROUNDBREAKING NEW "GREAT VACATION GUARANTEE" - Carnival now offers 110 Percent Refund, complimentary return flights and more should you not be completely satisfied!

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Royal Caribbean Cruiseline

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Whether you've never set foot on a cruise ship, or the captain knows you by your first name, you'll find all the information you ever wanted about a Royal Caribbean cruise vacation right here.

If you've never had the incredible experience of a cruise before, you're in for a surprise. If you're looking to learn a bit more, go ahead and explore the information provided on our site. What are you waiting for?

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Norwegian Cruiseline

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It's your vacation and you should have the freedom to enjoy it on your terms. Dress up or down. Sleep in or catch a sunrise from your own private balcony. Take in some never-before-seen entertainment at sea. Even eat somewhere different every day of the week.

Freestyle Cruising offers a wide range of complimentary dining options included in your cruise price, and all available on your schedule. The freedom continues with entertainment for everybody. From Broadway shows, to adults-only clubs where you can dance 'til dawn, to supervised activities for kids and teens. When it's time to recover from the excitement, you can retreat to accommodations designed for the way you cruise.

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Taxis cost is $30 for 1-2 passengers, for 3 or more passengers is $12 per person. Airport has a contract with a limo company, approximately $37 each way. (Rates subject to change)



Operated by the port. Presently, parking is $16 per day. The Port of NOLA's website ( has detailed information.

To book a cruise, call Toll free 1-888-969-0069

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Many travelers, especially those on business, prefer to stay in close proximity to the port of New Orleans because it is a great city to visit, however, if you're in town on business, it may be in your best interest to make a special trip into the city with a gerat deal on a car rental. If this is the case, there are a number of rental options around each port.