It seems there are always cruise deals of some sort to be found. But with the industry trying to jumpstart travel as the world economy rebounds, there are some especially good cruise deals to be found right now.
Here’s our selection of a few sales on cruises to the Bahamas, to the Caribbean and to Europe. As always, you can see our latest collection of discounts by visiting our travel deals archive or subscribing to our RSS feed.
Please note: All of the offers below are valid for a limited time only. In fact, all require booking before the end of March 2010 at the latest, though most allow for travel after that.
General Cruise Deals
Get up to $500 Onboard Credit and Free Stateroom Upgrades on Carnival Cruises
The room upgrade offer is the especially cool feature of this offer. You must book before Feb 11th but can travel anytime until Dec 10th.
Get up to $200 Credit Onboard Royal Caribbean Cruises
Use your credit for spa services, shore excursions, specialty dining or lots and lots of pool-side drinks with umbrellas in them.
Get up to $400 Onboard Credit on Norwegian Cruise Line Sailings
And check out Norwegian’s “Freestyle Cruisin.”
Get up to $725 Onboard Credit, Reduced Deposits, Specialty Dining + More on Holland America
Enjoy “Pinnacle Dining” even when you book an interior cabin.
4 Night Royal Caribbean Bahamas Cruise from $199
Plus, for a limited time, get a free 2-night hotel certificate
Cruise New York City ↔ Bahamas Round-Trip
Stop once in Florida (Port Canaveral, Orlando) and twice in the Bahamas (Great Stirrup Cay, Nassau). Rates from $68 per night. Sale ends Feb 11th.
Become Drenched in Sun Miami ↔ Bahamas
Similar to the above New York sailing (but without the Orlando stop). Rates up to 64% off the brochure price. Sale ends Feb 11th.
7-Night Mexico Cruises from Royal Caribbean starting at only $419
Ocean view cabins are only $519, which comes out to $74 per night!
7 Night Royal Caribbean Southern Caribbean Cruise $669
Sets sail from Puerto Rico and partake in port visits to Aruba, Curacao, St. Maarten and St. Thomas.
4 Night Carnival Western Caribbean Cruise from $299
Hurry—most cabins already sold out
Royal Caribbean 7 Night Mexican Riviera Itinerary from $456
This ship is equipped with rock climbing walls, a mini-golf course, ice-skating rinks and multiple types of restaurants. Sale ends Feb 28th.
7 Night Greek Isles Cruise Up to $300 Off
Interior cabins $699, ocean view only $899. Sale ends soon.
14 Night Mediterranean from $117 per night
Set sail from Venice. Must book before Feb 11th to secure the disount.
4 Night Oslo ↔ Amsterdam Round-Trip
Rates from $72 per night. Book before Feb 11th.
2 Night Europe Cruise on the Queen Mary 2
Supreme luxury for $459 for an inside cabin, $596 for a balcony room
Sail Across the Atlantic . . .
. . . like they did during what some would call the glory days of travel. Two week cruises start at $44 per night for New York City → Venice and $62 per night going Venice → New York. Must book before Feb 11th.