June 12, 2006 12:36 ET Offers Free Trip Insurance on Cruise Vacations

BOCA RATON, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 12, 2006 -- now offers free trip insurance on all cruise vacations booked at its website.

Free trip insurance provides tremendous value for SmartCruiser's customers. It protects travelers against cruise interruption and cancellation, emergency medical and dental expenses, emergency medical evacuation, travel delay, and baggage delays and losses. Every cruise passenger in the stateroom is covered regardless of age or pre-existing medical condition.

Recent studies by the non-profit trade group, US Travel Insurance Association, indicate that cruise passengers are increasingly purchasing trip insurance for their cruise vacations. In 2004, it was estimated that over 30% of cruise passengers purchased trip insurance and it is estimated that nearly 70% of cruise passengers purchased trip insurance in 2005.

"We believe that it is so important for our customers to protect their cruise vacation investment that we have decided to provide comprehensive trip insurance at no additional cost to our customers when they purchase their cruise vacation at We want to give our customers peace of mind and protection from the unexpected," said Lee Smolinski, CEO of

Free trip insurance is just another way differentiates itself from the competition. The quoted price for a cruise includes all charges, taxes & government fees as well as the free trip insurance. offers real time pricing and availability on all major cruise lines or you can call toll-free 800-444-1560 to talk to a cruise professional. is a leading, award-winning seller of discount cruises and a member in good standing with the Better Business Bureau. features discount cruises aboard all of the major cruise lines including Carnival, Celebrity, Crystal, Cunard, Disney, Costa, Holland America, MSC, NCL America, Norwegian, Oceania, Orient, Princess, Regent Seven Seas, Royal Caribbean, Seabourn, Silversea, Windstar and Uniworld.

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    Lee Smolinski