Ok, we know. You’ve just got back from your holiday – and now you want another. Don’t worry – you’re not alone. The good news is it’s the sales season. And that means bargains.
P&O has a flash sale (though it will be over tonight, so you’ll have to be quick). Royal Caribbean has a mega sale. And Norwegian Cruise Lines is offering 50 per cent discount and Dream Cruises has a two-for-one offer on the Genting Dream for those over 50 at its fabulous Palace suites.
The list just goes on and on. So we’ve picked out the best…
Royal Caribbean is offering up to 45 per cent discount for cruises in Australia, New Zealand, South Pacific and Asia. A three-night sampler cruise on Voyager of the Seas leaving Sydney on 2 February costs $699 per person for a balcony suite. All meals are covered and you can go rock climbing, ice-skating or play mini golf. If you have always wanted to cruise to the Apple Isle, then Explorer of the Seas is offering a 7-night Tasmania cruise on 12 March for $799 per person for an interior cabin. The ship will depart from Sydney and call at Melbourne, Hobart, and Wollongong before arriving back at Sydney.
For the same price $799 per person you can sail with Explorer of the Seas to South Pacific calling at Lifou, Noumea before returning home. The cruise leaves Sydney on 5 March. The offer is for an interior cabin.
Princess Cruises is offering a 15 per cent discount on a 13-night cruise to New Zealand departing on 5 November at $2469 pp for a balcony suite on the goregeous Majestic Princess. If you book a mini suite at the discounted price of $2969pp for a mini suite on the same itinerary, the third and fourth guest sail free.
Carnival Cruise is offering up to $800 off every cabin, a half-priced deposit and $200 onboard credit if you book a holiday by 2 Feb. A 8-night cruise on Carnival Legend from Sydney to New Caledonia on 6 March will cost $849 pp for an interior cabin – down from $1149. The ships will call at Noumea, Lifou Isle and Isle of Pines.
If you want to visit both New Caledonia and Vanuatu, then a 10-night cruise leaving Sydney on 24 March on Carnival Legend will set you back by $1149 per person for an interior twin cabin.
APT is offering free flights to Asia if customers book a 15-day cruise from Yangon to Mandalay on the RV Samatha. A cruise on 21 February will cost $9595 pp but if you book a cruise from July this year to April 2019, you will also be entitled to a free suite upgrade. Bookings must be made by 31 March.
Norwegian Cruise Lines is offering four free offers with its voyages including a free US$50 shore credit per port, free 250-minute internet package per cabin, free US$100 onboard credit per cabin and free 120-minute phone call package per stateroom. A 7-day Mediterranean cruise on Norwegian Epic departing 25 April from Rome will cost $1665 for an interior cabin for the first guest with 50 per cent off for the second guest. The cruise will call at Florence, Cannes, Palma, Barcelona and Naples before returning to Rome.
Genting Dream is offering a two-for-one deal for the 50+ cruiser, with a free cruise if they share a cabin with a fee-paying guest. This applies to the 5-night itineraries from Singapore to Phuket in Thailand or Surabaya in North Bali. Bookings must be made by 31 January.
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