Save Money On Your Next Cruise Holiday Going on a cruise holiday really is a fantastic adventure and is sure to be one of the holiday highlights of your life. That being said, the price of these holidays has dropped considerably in recent years and they are no longer just the type of holiday that the well-off can afford as they are now very competitively price and do not cost much more than your average week away. However, even given that they have fallen in price in recent years, there are still ways in which you can save money on these holidays as well. For a start it is well recommended to book well in advance as this is an area where you can see the most savings. This is really the same as any holiday, in all honesty, as the sooner that you book then the cheaper it tends to be as the prices go up as departure date beckons; they do, however, tend to fall dramatically in the days leading up to going however the chances of you going where you want this way are slim and while you can maybe get a good deal your choice is limited as well as your departure port and you will only have 2 or 3 days to prepare yourself. Paying early can also help reduce the cost by around 10-15% too. Buying online is another way in which you can see savings when it comes to cruise holidays. You can typical save quite a few pounds by going down this route as you are not technically employing the services of an actual human travel agent to do so therefore you can get some money off the overall price of your holiday. If you are really in the hunt for a bargain cruise then the standby option may be for you. This world similarly to waiting until the last minute to book in the hope of getting a cut price deal however the difference lies in the fact that the standby options means that you are put on a list and then are contacted if there is a cancellation on the cruise in questions. This can be only a couple of days before the ship departs so it is only really worthwhile doing it if you live near the departure port as air travel can be expensive if you book it only a few days before you are due to fly not to mention getting everything ready as well. Written for Cruise Holidays Guide, an online cruise holidays resource with news, videos and articles including mediterranean cruises.
Published on Feb 6, 2012
Published on Feb 6, 2012
Going on a cruise holiday really is a fantastic adventure and is sure to be one of the holiday highlights of your life. That being said, the...