The Long Beach Cruise Terminal is one of two cruise ports serving passengers in Los Angeles and Orange County as well the rest of Southern California.

San Pedro Cruise Terminal, also known as The World Cruise Center is located at Berths 91, 92, and 93A/B at the Port of Los Angeles is one of three cruise ports serving guests from Southern California, including Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego. San Pedro is only a few minutes from hotels, restaurants, and tourist activities Long Beach and San Pedro. 

San Diego is my favorite cruise port in California and quite honestly, it is one of the best cruise ports in the world. While the facilities for embarking are smaller than others and boarding will take extra time, the port is right downtown. This means you have plenty of excursion opportunities that you can walk to without needing expensive tours.

Carnival Cruise Line, the world’s largest cruise operator, returned to the Port of San Diego this weekend to launch a winter schedule of three- to 15-day voyages aboard Carnival Miracle, marking the line’s first departure from the port in seven years.

Cruise ship fares are so cheap because most cruise lines look at that as only a way to cover basic costs. Once onboard, there are lots of opportunities to spend money. Some are good deals and others are not. The savvy cruiser knows which is which, so here's our advice on how you can save money on a cruise ship!