There are still plenty of 2021/22 cruise deals to be had and this week we find some of the best from premium and luxury lines.
Oceania Cruises and Holland America Line are offering extras like free drinks and dining packages and free internet on top of discounted cruise fares.
Holland America Line transatlantic sailing is starting from just $108 per person per night.
Sail the Mediterranean with Oceania from $401 per person per day or get on the inaugural of Princess Cruises‘ final Royal class ship in the Mediterranean from $348 per person per day.
There are also deals for 2021 Alaska season, with Celebrity Cruises offering sailings from just $187 per person per night. The line is also offering half off the second guest and free economy or business class round trip air fare from US or Canada when you sail the Galapagos.
Azamara Cruises has also extended their half off the second guest offer till end July.
Catch a five-day short break in Japan with Princess Cruises from $195 per person per day or do an in depth nine-night circumnavigation with Cunard from $188 per person per day.
Closer to home, Coral Expeditions which operates Australian-flagged small ship expedition cruises surrounding Australia is having a 10 per cent early bird sale for 2021 cruises.
Princess Cruises also has a Southern Australia five-day short break from $139 per person per day and Cunard’s New Zealand sailing is going from $164 per person per day.
7, 10, 11 or 16-night half off second guest in Galapagos Cruise Package (Departures up to December 25, 2022)
10-night Quito and Galapagos Northern Loop departing March 4, 2021 on the Celebrity Xpedition has prices from $8,498pp (discount included). Discover Galapagos highlights like Baltra, Black Turtle Cove, Rabida, Egas Port, Tagus Cove, Espinoza Point, Urvina Bay, Vicente Roca Point, Bartolome Island, Las Bachas, Daphne Island, El Barranco, Darwin Bay and Puerto Ayora.
Book by June 30, 2020 to enjoy half off a second guest cruise fare with the purchase of first guest cruise fare at full price; 10, 11 and 16 night Galapagos Cruise Packages, also receive economy or business class round trip air fare valued at up to $750 per person including air taxes and fees, departing from US or Canadian gateways, booked via Flights by Celebrity. Seven-night cruise only itineraries are not eligible for the inclusive air offer.
7-night Alaska departing May 28, 2021
The Celebrity Millennium departs Vancouver for scenic cruising of the Inside Passage before visiting ports like Ketchikan, Icy Strait Point, Juneau and Skagway. Conclude with a scenic cruising of the Hubbard Glacier before arriving in Seward. Prices from $1,287 for an inside and $1,675 for an oceanview.
Oceania Cruises Ultimate Sale
Enjoy ‘historic price reductions’ on top of their OLife Choice package, which includes free Pre-Paid Gratuities and Internet plus choose one free amenity per stateroom:
– Up to 8 FREE Shore Excursions
– FREE Beverage Package
– Up to US$800 FREE Shipboard Credit
The sailings are worldwide from October 2020 all the way to June 2022.
Here are some 2021 highlights:
10-day Brazilian Spotlight departing March 9, 2021
The 10-day sailing on the Marina departs March 9, 2021 with fares from $3,401 per person. The itinerary visits South American ports sailing from Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro. Explore Montevideo, Punta Del Este, Rio Grande, Porto Belo, Sau Paulo, Parati, Ilha Grande, Buzios before concluding in Rio de Janeiro.
7-day Glorious Shores departing June 10, 2021
The seven-day sailing from Monte Carlo to Rome departs on the Riviera with fares from $2,812 per person. Starting from Monte Carlo, visit French ports like Toulon and Ajaccio, Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca in Spain before concluding with Italian ports like Portofino, Florence and Rome.
Holland America Line Have It All sale
Book by September 30 and receive up to $3,335 (US$2,300) in extras on cruises later this year and 2021/22 voyages. The extras include:
- Signature Beverage Package
- Prepaid Gratuities
- Signature Dining Package
- Premium Internet Package for Suites
- 50% Reduced Deposit
7-day Alaskan Inside Passage departing September 26, 2021
The Vancouver roundtrip itinerary departs on the Nieuw Amsterdam to visit ports like Skagway, Juneau and Ketchikan. There will also be scenic cruising of the Tracy Arm or the Endicott Arm along with the Inside Passage. Prices from $1,689 per person for an inside cabin.
7-day Norse Legends departing April 24, 2021
The sailing on the Rotterdam is a roundtrip departing from Rotterdam. The itinerary visits Norwegian ports like Eidfjord, Alesund, Molde and Bergen as well as scenic cruising of the Hardangerfjord before returning to Rotterdam. Prices from $1,749 per person for an inside cabin.
14-day Passage to America departing November 7, 2021
The Nieuw Statendam will sail from Rome to Fort Lauderdale to visit Alicante, Motril and Cadiz in Spain and Port Delgada in Azores before making the six-day transatlantic crossing. Prices from $1,522 per person for an inside cabin.
5-day Southern Australia Getaway departing February 10, 2021
The Sea Princess sails from Perth to Adelaide in this itinerary, visiting Margaret River and Albany before concluding in Adelaide. Interior cabins from $698 per person.
7-day Mediterranean & Aegean Inaugural Cruise departing November 3, 2021
Board the inaugural sailing of Princess Cruises’ sixth and final Royal class ship, the Discovery Princess. The sailing departs Rome for Athens and visits ports like Naples in Italy, Crete, Mykonos and Athens in Greece as well as Kusadasi and Istanbul in Turkey. The ship will be equipped with MedallionClass with prices from $2,438pp for interior cabins.
5-day Honshu and Okinawa departing February 5, 2021
Sail from Tokyo on the Diamond Princess to visit ports like Shimizu where you can view Mt Fuji, as well as Kobe and Okinawa. The itinerary concludes in Taipei, Taiwan. Prices from $978pp for interior cabins.
Book before August 31, 2020 and save 10 per cent with Coral Expeditions early bird offer for 2021 sailings. The line operates Australian-flagged small ship expedition cruises to exotic and remote locations surrounding Australia.
12-night Melanesian Discovery departing October 8, 2021
Board the line’s newest ship Coral Geographer which is debuting in 2021. The 120-passenger ship will depart Madang, Papua New Guinea to cruise the country’s largest river the Sepik River. Explore Bien Village which is home to their most skilled woodcarvers then head on to the Manus Province which has sites for snorkeling and diving. The itinerary also visits the Solomons Mangalonga Island, Marovo Lagoon, Rabaul and spends two days in remote Bougainville. Prices from $9,480pp before the early bird discount.
Cunard Annual Savings Event
Cunard is taking up to 30 per cent off cruise fares and you can secure your booking with just five per cent deposit.
12-night New Zealand departing February 17, 2021
The Sydney roundtrip departs on the Queen Elizabeth to visit New Zealand highlights like the Bay of Islands, Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin. Complete a scenic cruise in the Fjordland National Park before returning to Sydney. Prices from $2,129 per person for an inside cabin.
9-night Japan Circumnavigation departing October 10, 2021
Sail from Tokyo on the Queen Elizabeth to visit Aomori Prefecture of Honshu, Akita, Kanazawa and Kyoto. Stop by Busan in South Korea before heading back to Nagasaki in Japan and concluding the itinerary in Tokyo. Prices from $1,879 per person for and inside cabin.
8-night Beatles and Beyond departing October 29, 2021
The Queen Elizabeth departs Hong Kong and sails south for Hanoi and Hue in Vietnam before arriving in Singapore. This sailing is Cunard’s first ever Beatles and Beyond voyage, celebrating the best of British Pop and Rock music of the 1960s. Prices from $1,599 per person for an inside cabin.
The all-inclusive line has extended their 50 per cent off the second guest offer till July 30, 2020.
9-night Amalfi & Dalmatian Coasts Voyage departing April 1, 2021
Sail the Mediterranean on the Azamara Quest from Rome to Venice. Visit ports like Amalfi, Giardini Naxos, Kotor, Dubrovnik, Sibenik and Koper before arriving in Venice. Prices from $1,672 per person after discount for the interior stateroom.
Win one of four cruises to tropical Queensland!
Cruise from Sydney to Tangalooma Resort on the world’s 3rd largest sand island, Moreton Island. Or departing from Brisbane, sail to stunning Airlie Beach – the gateway to the GBR where you can take day trips to iconic locations like Hamilton Island and Whitehaven Beach.