There are plenty of deals rolling in for the 2022 Cruise Season and here are some of the best ones.
Deals range from Alaskan wilderness exploration to seeing the best of our New Zealand neighbours to even what could be your spectacular return to Europe after a long and enduring lockdown.
Australia and New Zealand Cruises
P&O Cruises: 3-Night Big Laugh Comedy Festival from Sydney, 11 June to 14
Enjoy a slightly different type of cruise where you trade your usual island exploring for non-stop laughs. See Australia’s best comics and some International Stars and you’ll be rollicking in the waves as you enjoy your cruise. The take me back sale can earn you up to $450 on board spending and prices start from $511.50.
Carnival: 9-Night, Great Barrier Reef from Sydney, 13 September to 22, 2022
For one of the best value ways to experience the Great Barrier Reef, you can leave Sydney with Carnival and head back 10 days having seen the best of Airlie Beach, Cairns, Port Douglas and Willis Island. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to snorkel and dive in the natural wonder and also get a chance to explore Moreton Island. Your voyage will be on Carnival Splendor and you can book now to get the best price of $1,119.
Princess: 7- Night, Australia & New Zealand cruise, October 25 to November 2, 2022
Cruising has been off in Australia and New Zealand for far too long, which means for too many of us it’s been at least a couple of years since we got to explore New Zealand in of the best ways to see it. This cruise resolves that, stopping in 5 ports around New Zealand before docking in Sydney’s beautiful harbour. You’ll be aboard the spectacular Grand Princess and if you book now 8 days will only cost you $1,369.
P&O Cruises: 4-Night, Moreton Island Cruise from Sydney, October 4 to 8, 2022
For a really unique getaway, take a few days to explore Moreton Island. It’s an island made completely of sand off the coast of Queensland. There are plenty of activities both above and below the water and its a complete Australian paradise that many tourists miss out on. Prices begin a modest $591.50 with up to $450 onboard spending money per room.
Celebrity Cruises: 11-Night, Auckland to Sydney, March 15 to 26, 2022
Get to know all the best parts of New Zealand and visit an Australian coastal gem on this 11 night Auckland to Sydney voyage with Celebrity Cruises. You’ll visit 8 ports including the picturesque Picton, Milton Sound and Eden, a gorgeous NSW town. You’ll be sailing on Celebrity Eclipse and prices are currently reduced to starting from $2,718.
Carnival: 9-Night Alaska from San Francisco, 5 July to 15, 2022
Start in one of the world’s most vibrant cities before venturing to some of the worlds most remote. This varied 10 day expedition will have you just as likely to be dancing in a San Fran jazz club as snapping a photo of a grizzly bear. You’ll be aboard the Carnival Miracle and right now can book for $1,703.
Celebrity Cruises: 13-Night from Vancouver, Alaskan wildlife tour, May 13 to May 26
For a genuine once-in-a-lifetime adventure, see the untouched wilderness of Alaska at its bone-chilling best. Booking for May 13, the earlier departure date will earn you a discount and if you leave with a nice camera, you’ll come home with an incredible photobook of Alaska’s stunning wildlife. You’ll pass through seven ports onboard of Celebrity Millennium and can book now for just $4,004.
Cunard: 15-Night Alaska from Los Angeles to Vancouver, depart 11 July to 26 July
If you want to venture into the depths of Alaska but also see some other sights along the way, this is your cruise. You’ll begin in Los Angeles and go through San Francisco and British Columbia on your way to Alaska, before finishing up in Vancouver. You’ll be on the stunning Queen Elizabeth and prices begin from $4,599.
South Pacific Cruises
Royal Caribbean: 14-Night South Pacific & Fiji, 13 February to 27, 2022
There aren’t many people around at the moment that couldn’t do with the relaxation of an island holiday and this is a perfect one. You’ll see some of the best beaches and islands Vanuatu, New Caledonia and Fiji have to offer. You can enjoy 14 nights, including Valentines day, on Serenade of the Seas for just $2,268 and some sections have already sold out. Booking now will save you more than $2,000 on usual rates.
Princess: 17-Night, New Caledonia & Vanuatu from Adelaide, February 28 to March 18, 2022
For a true exploration of the South Pacific, this expedition will begin with Adelaide’s beautiful food and wine, before making its way through the unique culture and beautiful landscapes of New Caledonia and Vanuatu. Countless cultural and adventurous excursions are available as you explore the South Pacific Islands. You’ll be sleeping on the Sapphire Princess and prices begin from just $2,898 for the 18 days.
Oceania Cruises: Papeete to Papeete, March 25 to April 6, 2022
Spend 12 days completely immersed in the South Pacific with this cruise starting and ending in Papeete, French Polynesia. Starting and ending the cruise in Papeete is a great way to give yourself enough time to feel like you’ve fully explored the crystal waters and lush vegetation of French Polynesia, Bora Bora being a highlight. You’ll be sailing on the Regatta with prices beginning from $4,560.
Royal Caribbean: 7-Night, Norwegian Fjords Cruise, September 5 to 12, 2022
If Norway is a region you’ve got on your eye on then this cruise will take you through the best of it. You’ll stop at four different Norway ports where you’ll see the countries geographic wonders, before arriving back in Southampton. You’ll be on the Anthem of the Seas and can book now for just $1,923.
Hurtigruten: 14-Night, Northern Lights Expedition Cruise from Dover, depart October – December 2022
Seeing the Northern Lights is on people’s bucket lists all over the world and Hurtigruten is making it $1000 cheaper to tick it off yours. You’ll even be promised a free voyage if the aurora doesn’t occur, but you’ll see spectacular sights all around the Arctic Circle regardless. You’ll be sailing on the MS Maud and the price is currently $5255, reduced from $6182, with breakfast, lunch and dinner included. There are multiple departure dates available
Oceania Cruises: 11-Night Barcelona to Venice, April 25 to May 7
As part of being Oceanian Cruises new Europe & North America collection if you book now you’ll be able to enjoy free pre-paid gratuities, free internet and a free amenity of your choice. This will only add to your experiences as you spot at ports like Monaco, Rome and Cannes on your way to the canals of Venice. Your ship will be the Riviera and fares begin at $3860.
Celebrity Cruises: 10-Night, Croatia, Italy and Greece, from Venice, May 5 to 15, 2022
Book to see all the highlights of the Mediterranean while you can still get it at a reduced rate. You’ll see the beauty of Italy, Croatia, Montenegro, Greece, Italy, France and Spain in only 10 days, meaning you’ll go home with what seems like months worth of photos. You’ll be sailing on Celebrity Infinity and if you book now you can get on board for as cheap as $2472.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises: 19-Night Athens to Venice, September 18 to October 7, 2022
If you’re ready to throw some cash at a cruise, this might just be the one to do it on. You’ll see all the highlights of Greece as well as get a delightful taste of Turkey, Italy, Malta and Croatia in an eventful 19 night itinerary. You’ll be on the Seven Seas Explorer and if you book by June 30 2021 you can get a free 2–category suite upgrade to a Penthouse.
Royal Caribbean: 14-Night Mediterranean Beaches & Cities, August 14 to 28, 2022
There’s a lot to love about the Mediterranean and while you’ll see all the best of it on this cruise, if you’re particularly after the beach, this itinerary is perfect. You’ll see all the best of Spain’s idyllic coastline as you make your way through some of Europe’s best beaches. You’ll be on board the Anthem of the Seas and prices start at $4630.