For months you bragged to your friends about how you managed to save $1,500 on a 10-night cruise around some of your favourite destinations.
It’s not four months out from your holiday and it hits you. Airfares!
But it hit you two months too late. Early bird airfare offers are over and there goes the saving from your cruise.
There’s nothing worse than having to use the money you saved on an earlybird cruise to book a last minute, expensive airfare.
We’ve compiled this list of ten best airfare offers we could find to help you save extra on your next international cruise.
Lufthansa to Munich
If you’ve booked or looking to book a river cruise from Munich you might like to consider booking Lufthansa’s earlybird deal to the German destination.
Travellers from Sydney can book a return flight between 1 February to 31 October 2014 from $1,861 per person.
The same deal also applies on travellers from Melbourne with return flights from $1,848 per person.
Sale ends 22 January 2014.
Cathay Pacific to Rome
Taking a Mediterranean cruise? Then you might like to consider purchasing one of Cathay’s earlybirds to Rome.
Cruisers from Perth can book a return flight from $1,678 per person. Meanwhile travellers from Sydney and Brisbane can fly from $1,694 per person.
The offer is valid on bookings made before 31 March 2014 for departure from 1 March to 31 May 2014 and 1 September to 30 November 2014.
Cathay Pacific to the US
Heading off on a North America sailing?
Cathay Pacific is also offering cheap flights to the US. Prices start from $1,529 per person for a return flight from Perth to Los Angeles or San Francisco.
Meanwhile, return flights from Melbourne to New York at going for $1,630 and Sydney to New York from $1,647 per person.
All flights includes a stopover in Hong Kong in both directions.
Sale is on until 31 March 2014 for travel from 1 March 2014 to 30 November 2014.
Malaysia Airlines to Kuala Lumpur
If you’re taking an exotic Asia cruise then you might like to book a discounted return flight between Sydney and Kuala Lumpur.
The Malaysia Airlines offer starts from $780 per person for an economy ticket.
The airline is also offering Adelaide to Kuala Lumpur flights from $750 per person. And a return flight from Perth to Kuala Lumpur from $639 per person.
The offer is valid on bookings made before 31 January 2014 for departure between 1 February to 3 April 2014 and 25 April to 26 June 2014.
British Airways business class to London
Book a British Airways business flight from Sydney to London from $7,421 per person return.
The offer is valid for travel between 1 February to 6 June 2014 on a journey of a minimum of seven-days.
Bookings must be made by 4 February 2014. Seat availability is limited.