With the holiday season around the corner, we won’t be surprised to know that most of you wish to go on a premium cruise vacation that you’ve always dreamt of. But let’s face it, cruise packages do not come cheap, and often munch deep into your savings. While the experience aboard may be great, you may never get rid of the feeling that maybe, just maybe, you could’ve spent a whole lot less and got a whole lot more.
We have listed eight cruise lines that are popular among travelers, offer the best of services, and are offered at affordable prices. So, go ahead and give it a read and pick out the best deal for yourself.
With top-notch service standards, Celebrity Cruises has only 10 ships that offer voyages ranging from two to 17 nights. The cruise line offers a complete suite of onboard activities such as workshops, trivia contests, as well as spa treatments to help you relax. What’s more, you can treat yourself to a Carribean package for as low as $130 per person, per night.
For the rest of 2019, Azamara Cruises is offering solo voyagers 25% off on select sailings, and 50% off stateroom fares on transoceanic voyages to South America and South Africa. The luxury cruise also offers exclusive amenities like unlimited beverages, laundry services along with land transfers, authentic shore excursions, and even shuttle services to and from port communities.
With a fleet line of 17 ships, MSC Cruises sail throughout the year and offer seasonal itineraries in a long list of places like – Europe, the Canary Islands, the Atlantic Ocean, Dubai the Emirates, Oman, the Indian Ocean, and much more. You could spoil yourself with a cruise as some Caribbean packages cost under $300 per person.
The Royal Caribbean is one of the largest sailing fleets in global waters today. With over 20 cruise ships, it can house over a thousand guests on each ship, giving it the ability to hold their cruise rates as low as $200 per person, for itineraries in popular destinations like the Caribbean, European, and Alaskan destinations.
The cruise line is best known for its travels to Sweden, Denmark, Canada, and Norway, countries known for fjords and Northern lights. With two of their Norweigan cruises, the Hurtigruten claims that if the Northern lights do not appear, they may give you another 6-7 day Classic Voyage free of charge.
U by Uniworld
“U” is a popular luxury cruise line that covers spectacular destinations throughout Europe, Russia, Egypt, and Asia. For their 100th Anniversary, the cruise line is offering savings up to 30% per person on select 2020 voyages. Well, 30% is a steep discount for such a luxurious brand and it’s something you do not want to miss out on.
The Princess’ 18-ship fleet travels around the globe and offers engaging onboard activities and diverse itineraries. If you need an extra-long vacation, then you must know that its cruises range between one and 111 days, with personalized services as they appoint one crew member to every two or three passengers.
Holland America Line
While the Holland American Line does offer children-friendly ships, the fleet’s activities like animal encounters, bike tours, and helmet diving, focus more on adult travelers. The cruise hosts a five-course dinner in the main Dining Room and even offers 24-hour room service to cater to every need.