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This week we find some of the best deals for cruises departing in late 2021.

The lines continue to reveal new deals to bring cruisers onboard and there is plenty to choose from.

Save up to $1,900 per couple on select Viking ocean cruises and enjoy their Risk-Free Guarantee which has been extended for another month till end July.

Seabourn and Oceania Cruises are offering free cabin upgrades, onboard credit and free internet. Seabourn is also taking it a step further with up to $1,200 Air Credit per guest.

Lines like Holland America Line and Celebrity Cruises are also throwing in the free perks like beverage packages and internet. HAL is also offering free dining packages and reduced deposit while Celebrity features discounted fares and onboard credit.

Meanwhile P&O Cruises have their $1 deposit Future You Sale that also offers up to $900 in onboard credit for 2021/22 cruises.

It is also the final four days of Carnival’s Seas the Fun Sale and Celebrity’s Dream Big Sale so you have to be quick.

Despite reports that cruise lines are not price slashing, the normal bargains, will still be available for the savvy cruiser.

Here are some of the best:

Viking 2021/22 Journeys Worth Planning

Save up to $1,900 per couple on a vast selection of Viking ocean cruises departing in 2021 and 2022, now on sale as part of the line’s Journeys Worth Planning promotion. The line has also extended their Risk-Free Guarantee for another month and it will be applied to any bookings until July 31, 2020.

15-day Australia New Zealand departing December 27, 2021

The Viking Orion departs Sydney for Melbourne and Tasmania before sailing across the Tasman sea on this itinerary. Visit New Zealand highlights like Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington, Napier, Rotorua before arriving in Auckland. Priced from $8,745 per person twin share in a Veranda Stateroom.

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15-day Viking Homelands departing May 6, 2022

This itinerary sailing from Bergen to Stockholm is one of the line’s most popular. The Viking Venus visits a total of eight countries in this sailing, beginning in Norwegian ports like Bergen, Eidfjord and Stavanger. Continue to Alborg and Copenhagen in Denmark, Berlin in Germany and Gdansk in Poland before cruising the Baltic Sea. Visit in Estonia’s Tallinn, spend an overnight in Russia’s St Petersburg and visit Finland’s Helsinki before arriving in Stockholm, Sweden for the second overnight. Priced from $8,745 per person twin share in a Veranda Stateroom.

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P&O Cruises Future You Sale

Book 2021/22 itineraries by August 25, 2020 with $1 deposit per person and enjoy up to $900 Onboard Spending Money per room to spend towards dining, drinks, shore excursions and more.

Four-night Whitsundays Cruise from Brisbane departing July 13 and August 14, 2021

The four-night Brisbane roundtrip itinerary is going from $349pp for July 13 and August 13, 2021 departures. Book this short getaway to Airlie Beach on the Pacific Explorer with just $1 deposit. This itinerary will be sailed by the line’s new ship Pacific Encounter from December 2021, with prices from $661.50pp.

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12-night New Guinea Island Encounter from Sydney departing August 2, 2021

The 12-night Sydney roundtrip is sailing on the line’s newest ship, the Pacific Adventure which is designed for families with new family entertainment areas and the dual twin racing waterslides. Depart from just $1,098.50pp and cruise to ports like Alotau, Kitava, Rabaul, Kiriwina Island, Conflict Islands. Book this sailing with just $1 deposit.

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Oceania Cruises Exclusive Upgrade Sale

Book from now till July 11, 2020 to receive up to four category free upgrade with Oceania Cruises’ sale on 60 select itineraries. The sale can be combined with the ‘major price reductions’ of their Ultimate Sale and OLife Choice package which includes free pre-paid gratuities, free internet and a choice of either free shore excursions, beverage package or shipboard credit.

7-day Baltic Marvels departing August 12, 2021

The itinerary departs on the Marina to visit ports like Berlin in Germany and Talinn in Estonia. Spend an overnight in St Petersburg Russia before heading to Helsinki, Finland and concluding the sailing in Stockholm, Sweden. Prices from $2,680pp.

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10-day Roman Romance departing November 9, 2021

The 10-day Venice to Barcelona itinerary sails on the Marina. Visit destinations like Zadar in Croatia, Italian destination like Syracuse, Naples, Rome, Florence, Monte Carlo in Monaco, Provence in France and Palma de Mallorca in Spain before arriving in Barcelona. Prices from $3,010pp.

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Seabourn Sensational Suite Savings

Book select sailings by September 30, 2020 to enjoy:

  • 50% Reduced Deposit*
    • Complimentary Veranda for Ocean View Suite Upgrades*
    • Up to Three Category Veranda Suite Upgrades*
    • Up to $600USD Shipboard Credit per Suite*
    • Up to $1,200AUD Air Credit per guest*
    • Up to 600 Minute Internet Package per guest*

Book a Penthouse or Premium Suite and receive up to $2,000USD Shipboard Credit per Suite and an Unlimited Internet Package per Suite on select sailings*

7-Day Mediterranean Islands Magic departing June 5, 2021

The Valletta to Barcelona itinerary on the Seabourn Encore visits a number of small and exclusive ports in the Mediterranean. Explore ports like Trapani and Golfo Aranci in Italy then head on to Saint-Florent, Toulon and Frejus in France. Stop by Palamos, Spain before concluding in Barcelona. Prices from $7,499pp.

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7-day Alaska Fjords & Canadian Inside Passage departing September 24, 2021

The Seabourn Odyssey sails from Juneau for Canada in this Alaskan itinerary. The sailing features ports like Wrangell in Alaska, Prince Rupert and Alert Bay in Canada along with many exclusive scenic cruising opportunities. Apart from visiting the famed Glacier Bay and Misty Fjords, the ship also sails routes like the Stephens Passage, Behm Canal, Rudyerd Bay, Grenville Channel, Princess Royal Channel and more. Prices from $5,999pp.

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Holland America Line Have It All sale

Book by September 30, 2020 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

9-day Yukon and Double Denali departing June 2, 2021

The itinerary begins with a four-day cruise on Volendam sailing from Vancouver. Disembark in Skagway and continue on the land portion of the itinerary to explore Yukon’s Dawson City, a Holland America Line exclusive. This is followed by a two-night stay in Denali before boarding the rail to Anchorage to conclude the itinerary. Prices from $3,029pp.

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14-day South America Passage departing February 18, 2022

The South American sailing on the Westerdam features plenty of scenic cruising opportunities in the Chilean Fjords, the Sarmiento Channel, the Glacier Alley, Cape Horn and more. The San Antonio to Buenos Aires itinerary also visits ports like Puerto Montt, Puerto Chacabuco, Punta Arenas, Ushuaia, Falkland Island and Montevideo. Prices from $3,699pp.

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Celebrity Cruises Dream Big Sale

It is the last four days of the line’s Dream Big Sale featuring three free perks and savings of up to $600 per stateroom. Get free perks like the classic beverage package, unlimited internet packages and US$150 onboard credit per person.

12-night New Zealand Cruise departing December 9, 2021

The Celebrity Eclipse departs Sydney for a roundtrip sailing to New Zealand. Cruise the Sounds before heading on to explore Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington, Napier, Tauranga and Bay of Islands. Prices starting from $2,783pp.

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11-night South Pacific Cruise departing January 28, 2022

The roundtrip sailing departs Sydney on the Celebrity Eclipse for South Pacific destinations like Lifou, Vila, Mystery Island, Mare, Isle of Pines and Noumea. Prices starting from $2,636pp.

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Carnival Cruise Line Seas the Fun Sale

It is the final four days of Carnival’s Seas the Fun Sale which ends July 6, 2020. The sale features reduced deposits of $50pp for three to nine-day sailings and $149pp deposit for sailings 10 days and beyond.

4-day Carnival Sailabration departing March 4, 2022

The line is celebrating their 50th birthday in 2022 and guests can celebrate with the line on this exclusive sailing which features a Fun Ship Meetup. Ships on different voyages that are cruising around the same area will be getting together at sea and throwing a big party. On this Sydney roundtrip itinerary, the Carnival Splendor sails to Moreton Island before the big event. Prices from $500pp.

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Princess Cruises

12-day Southeast Asia & Japan departing September 21, 2021

The itinerary sails on the Royal Princess from Tokyo to Singapore. Cruise to destinations like Kobe in Japan, Taipei in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Vietnamese ports like Nha Trang and Ho Chi Minh City before concluding in Singapore. Prices from $1,769pp for an interior cabin on the MedallionClass ship.

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10-day Classic Canada & New England departing September 1, 2021

This New York City to Quebec City sailing departs on the Caribbean Princess for destinations like Newport, Rhode Island and Boston, Massachusetts. Continue to Bar Harbor, Maine along with Saint John (for the Bay of Fundy), Halifax and Sydney, Canada, then arrive at Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Finally conclude the itinerary with an overnight in Quebec City Canada. Prices from $2,118pp for an interior cabin on the MedallionClass ship.

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