A Mexico cruise is probably one of the most festive types of cruises on the market today. And because Mexico is a year round destination, traveler’s can enjoy the festivities 365 days a year!
Mexico has two typical travel seasons – “high season” and “low season.” High season starts around mid-November to Easter and low season from the day after Easter through mid-November. This means that the different types of Mexico cruises are plentiful and varied. You can take a two-day Mexico cruise, a 10-day Mexico cruise, and even a 15-day Mexico cruise or more. Just a few Mexico ports of call include: Cozumel, Costa Maya, Playa del Carmen, Meridia, Acapulco, Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan, and Puerto Vallarta.
The number of embarkation ports makes Mexico cruise travel easy. Mexico vacationers can depart from Galveston, Texas, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa, New Orleans, Port Canaveral, Mobile, Alabama, San Diego, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. Mexico cruises also offer numerous shore excursions that highlight historic tours, adventure tours (hiking, biking, boating), nature tours, nightlife tours, shopping tours, and guided tours of ruins, to name a few.
Depending on a variety of factors such as season, cruise line, itinerary, accommodations, ports of call and vessel, a Mexico cruise can cost as little as $299 up to $1,000 or more. If you want to save on Mexico cruise travel, there are a several ways to maximize savings. Cruise lines prefer advance booking, so you may enjoy special incentives, credits, and cash back just for booking far in advance. For bargain-hunters that don’t mind booking last minute, there are benefits for you as well. If a cruise isn’t completely booked several weeks or so before the departure date, prices are significantly reduced. So, if you book last minute, you may enjoy savings up to 75% or more.
Other ways to enjoy additional savings on a Mexico cruise include: booking with a group or family, taking advantage of package deals, booking online, and booking with popular cruise lines that offer frequent sailings to Mexico. Some of the most popular Mexico cruise lines
include: Carnival Cruise Lines, Royal Caribbean, Disney Cruise Line, Holland America, Norwegian, and Celebrity Cruises.
Besides special rates for groups and families, just about every cruise line offers special rates for seniors. A senior is typically defined as a person who is 55 or older. In order to lock in senior rates, 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 on Mexico cruise travel, visit any of the following discount booking search engines or contact your local cruise travel specialist.
Note: All travelers to Mexico must have photo identification and proof of citizenship. A valid passport, an original birth certificate (with the raised seal) or naturalization papers are required (no copies) as well as a driver’s license or other official ID. If you are flying to Mexico, please keep in mind that you will need a valid passport to re-enter the United States.