As more ships return to service and cruise lines return to full capacity, many ships still have cabins especially for last-minute bookings.
This means there are bargains to be had.
Lines like Princess, Celebrity Cruises, Holland America Line and P&O Cruises are offering onboard spending money as well as huge discounts.
Some lines are also offering just $1 deposits to attract cruisers for 2022 voyages.
Here are what some of the lines are offering for that last minute voyage.
Twice as nice (Princess Cruises)
Princess Cruises has a special Twice as Nice offer where guests receive up to $200 onboard spending money per stateroom when booking on Princess Standard. Or if guests book Princess Plus or Princess Premier and receive up to $400 onboard spending money per stateroom.
There are Australian sailings priced from $348 per person twin share, New Zealand voyages from $1,769 per person, twin share and Alaskan cruises from $1,089 per person twin share.
Oh Ship Yeah Sale (P&O Cruises Australia)
Book a value or value plus fare and receive $1 deposit + up to $300 Onboard Credit on select P&O Australia cruises when booked between June 8, 2022 and close of business August 2, 2022
The offer includes popular P&O cruises such as the 10 nights Pacific Adventure from Sydney, Australia featuring Isle of Pines, New Caledonia and Mystery Island, Vanuatu.
Fares start from $959 per person.
Make A Splash Sale (Carnival Cruise Line)
Enjoy Onboard credit of up to $100 per stateroom & 50% reduced deposits when you book select Carnival Australia sailings departing through June 2024 between June 9 and close of business on June 30, 2022.
One of the eligible voyages is the 12-nights Pacific cruise from Sydney onboard Carnival Splendor featuring ports in New Caledonia and Vanuatu.
Fares starts from $1,244 inclusive of all shipboard main meals and port and government charges.
Up to 40% off all guests (Royal Caribbean)
Royal Caribbean have fantastic offers where guests can get 40% off per passenger, as well as half price deposits. There are cruises on some of the world’s most technologically advanced ships like Ovation of the Seas and Quantum of the Seas. There are cruisers priced from $482 from Brisbane and a five-night Sydney Explorer Cruise priced from just $499.
Great to Be Back Sale (Holland America Line)
Book on selected Australia, New Zealand and Asia itineraries across Westerdam and Noordam in 2022-23, unravel ancient mysteries across Asia or unearth the natural splendours of close to home cruising in Australia & New Zealand.
Book by August 31, 2022 and receive US$200 Onboard Spending Money per stateroom. Plus, for a limited time enjoy reduced rates for any 3rd or 4th guest added to your stateroom.
One of the eligible voyages is the 12 Nights New Zealand with Noordam.
It features popular NZ destinations such as Milford Sound, Port Chalmers, Wellington, Napier, Tauranga, and more.
Fares start from A$ 2,649 inclusive of all shipboard main meals (excluding specialty restaurants).
Future Cruise Credits are welcome.
EOFY Sale (Celebrity Cruises)
Enjoy savings of up to 40% off the second guest and up to US$400pp off flights when you book select Celebrity cruises departing before close of business on June 30, 2022.
One highlighted cruise is the 10 nights Caribbean cruise from Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida, USA. It features the Celebrity Equinox, known for its sophisticated & luxurious high-rise hotel feel.
Fare price starts from $1,075 per person inclusive of all main meals (excluding specialty restaurants).
Take Three for the Sea Sale (MSC)
Enjoy free Easy PLUS unlimited Drinks Package, Free Unlimited WIFI for first two guests, Free Onboard Credit from $50pp to $200pp passed on length of cruise when you book on select Caribbean sailings departing between March and November 2022. Offer is only valid before close of business on November 30, 2022.
If you want an epic journey, you should book the 44-nights Pacific journey from Sydney onboard MSC Magnifica.
It embarks from Sydney and will visit popular Pacific and Southeast Asian ports before it sails to India and Mediterranean.
Fare price starts from $8,839 per person inclusive of all main meals and entertainment onboard.
Ready to Cruise Sale (MSC)
Save up to 60% off the cruise fare valid on selected sailings until 19 November 2022. You can choose from over 1,260 itineraries in the Mediterranean and Northern Europe.
The seven-nights Mediterranean cruise onboard MSC Armonia is one of the eligible cruises. Departing Venice, Italy on October 20, 2022, the voyage will sail to Brindisi, Italy, Mykonos & Piraeus (Athens), Greece and Split in Croatia before returning to Venice.
Fare price starts from $672 per person for an inside cabin twin share.
For the Northern Europe voyage, you can try the seven-nights cruise onboard MSC Preziosa that will take you to a journey of discovery. Fare price starts from $687 per person for an inside cabin twin share