Shore excursions are an ~additional expense~ on most ocean cruises allowing passengers to fully experience the destinations with multiple options in each “port of call” making it necessary to choose the best allocation of your time and money. Most cruise lines encourage passengers to pre-book excursions on their sites to guarantee availability. It is definitely convenient while adding a great boost their bottoms lines. Shore Trips is an independent company offering shore excursions in ports throughout the world often at substantial savings, their site is unbelievably easy to use. Take a few minutes to check and compare Shore Trips.