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How to find cheap cruises?

How to find cheap cruises?

When it comes to cruises, the first thing you will notice will be probably the price. Cruises can be very expensive, especially when you will have to pay for drinks, food, and other onboard services. In this article, you will learn how to find cheap cruises.

The prices of the cruises can be even higher than 100 USD per day, especially when you won't spend some time to find better offers and want to have a great, huge and beautiful cabin. Not many people can afford that, but there are some useful tips to find cheap cruises and minimize your expenses to even 30 USD per day. It takes a bit of skill and discipline, but it's possible. 

How to book a cheap cruise?

The first thing you have to remember while searching for a cheap cruise is that cruise pricing is similar to tour pricing, which means that the closer you will get to the date of departure, the cheaper the cruise may become. That's because ships want to depart fully loaded, so they drop the prices (empty cabins = less money). Of course, there are also early-bird prices, but from my experience, last-minute offers are much better. The only problem is that you have to be really flexible and ready for fast departure if you want to find a cheap cruise.

The other great idea how to book a cheap cruise is to travel off the season when the cruise prices can drop really low. No plan your cruise not during the summer and just before the departure, and you will see that the prices will start to be really affordable.

Cheap cruise can be also romantic

How to find last-minute deals?

I know that a lot of people who seek for a cheap offers knows that it's the best prices is to find deals by ourselves, but in case of cruises, it's not a bad idea to start searching with a travel agent. It's because agents have good relationships with the cruise companies and in many cases can offer you better prices.

From my experience, you can save more money on the travel agent last-minute offer, that you could save on finding the public offer by yourself. It does not have to be a rule, but it worked for me.

Cruise off the season, find last-minute deals

Tips on finding cheap cruises

There are some useful tips when it comes to finding cheap cruises. If you will decide to follow them, you will make sure that you will find the best rates on your dreamed cruise.

  • Be flexible and find last-minute offers.
  • Cruise in the off-season, as the prices are highest during the summer.
  • Smaller boats tend to be cheaper since there are fewer attractions on board.
  • Don't spend too much money on the board, as the drinks or restaurants may be much more expensive than normal.


Well, it's not easy to find cheap cruises, but there are some great and useful tips to lower the price. If you will be flexible, cruise off the season, choose last-minute offers, pick a smaller boat and remember not to spend a lot of money on board services, you should be fine with your expenses. If you enjoyed this article or have any other questions, feel free to write me a comment. Good luck with you cheap cruises searching!

Wojciech Kuźma

Hey there! My name is Wojtek and I am very happy that you came to my travel blog. I've been traveling the world for a few good years now and I still want more.

On my website I describe the adventures that have happened to me, you will also find here a collection of valuable tips for tourists and travelers. If you liked this article, be sure to leave a comment and read some more!

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Comments: 2
  •   5th July 2018, 09:05

    Indeed, cruises are not cheap, but as you see every day of a different city in the future, additionally spending evenings on a sailing ship full of attractions, the price problem is falling into the background ... Thanks for advice, next time when looking for an interesting cruise we will try use them! This text was translated automatically. Original text is below: Rzeczywiście rejsy nie są tanie, ale jak ma się w perspektywie zwiedzanie każdego dnia innego miasta, dodatkowo wieczory spędzając na płynącym statku pełnym atrakcji, to problem ceny spada na drugi plan... Dzięki za porady, następnym razem podczas szukania ciekawego rejsu wycieczkowego postaramy się z nich skorzystać!

  •   5th July 2018, 12:23

    Thanks for the curiosity about this topic before I did not take into account this form of spending free time but who knows maybe in the future will decide. This text was translated automatically. Original text is below: Dzięki za ciekawostki an ten temat wcześniej nie brałam pod uwagę takiej formy spędzania wolnego czasu ale kto wie może w przyszłości się zdecyduje.

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