Because of the sheer number of cruise lines sailing to the Caribbean, there are so many discounts and deals available, that no matter what time of the year you plan to go, you will certainly save a buck or two. The popularity of the Caribbean as a travel destination is definitely on your side as far as finding discounts goes, but why is the Caribbean so popular? Thatâ€™s easy. The Caribbean has excellent weather, beautiful waters, an abundance of leisure activities, gorgeous scenery, and some of the best and most spectacular beaches on the planet.
A Caribbean cruise is popular for these reasons, and also because a Caribbean cruise offers several different types of cruises, exciting ports of call, unique shore excursions, and a wide variety of itineraries. There are four different types of Caribbean Cruises available including: Eastern Caribbean Cruise, Western Caribbean Cruise, Southern Caribbean Cruise, and Deep Southern Caribbean Cruise.
Depending on which area of the Caribbean you decide to travel to and when you book, discounts can range anywhere from 25 percent up to 75 percent. Caribbean cruises are always at the top of the list of â€œBest Cruise Deals,â€? so take advantage. Visit sites like CruiseDeals.com, CruiseCheap.com, Cruises.com, and Cruisecritic.com to find the very best deals, or visit the leader in Caribbean Cruises â€“ Carnival Cruise Lines.
If you want to save even more, there are a several tricks and tips that can help you maximize savings. Cruise lines love advance booking, so you may enjoy special incentives, credits, and cash back just for booking far in advance. If youâ€™re one to procrastinate â€“ no worries, there are benefits for you too! If a cruise isnâ€™t completely booked several weeks or so before the cruise is set to sail, prices are slashed. If you book last minute, you may enjoy savings up to 75 percent. Cruise lines will do anything to fill up those last few rooms!
Other ways to enjoy additional savings include: booking off-season, booking with a group/family, taking advantage of package deals, booking online, and booking with popular cruise lines that sail to the Caribbean. They include:
Discovery Cruise Line
Disney Cruise Line
Holland America Cruise Line
Norwegian Cruise Line
Princess Cruise Line
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
The Yachts of Seabourn
Windjammer Barefoot Cruises
If you want to book off-season, youâ€™ll find the most bargain opportunities in year round destinations. Besides special rates for groups and families, just about every cruise line has special rates for seniors. A senior is typically defined as a person who is 55 or older. The only drawback is, to lock in the special rates you canâ€™t book online. You must call a cruise travel specialist or book directly with the cruise line. Keep in mind that proof of age is required.
For more discounts and deals visit any of the following websites or contact a cruise travel specialist: