Am I planning my first cruise? And I don't want to go bankrupt … How can I save money?
Don't panic, it's not as bad or expensive as you think! But I'm sure you want to get the most benefit, right? When planning your trip, consider the following 6 saving strategies and tips.
Your destination, cabin selection, and cruise length are the main considerations that affect prices, so once you reduce your prices, consider these 6 tips for saving cruises.
1. Book early to save fares. Carnival Cruises is known for its early fare savings, which is valuable but is usually not refundable.
2. If you are flexible, you can delay your booking and take off a few weeks before the voyage. If the cruise is not sold out, you can save 75% or more on the cruise fare. Disclaimer: Cruise discounts do not include tax discounts. So if you are offered one of the "free" reward cruises, you have to pay taxes.
3. Travel with companions. Cruise fares are based on double occupancy, so if you travel alone, you may have to pay for two
4. Book your next cruise. If you book the next cruise holiday on board, the boat offers discounts and marine credit.
5. Compare your cruise vacation to land vacation. Once you have assessed the cost of hotels, entertainment, meals, transportation, and activities; you will find that your cruise costs are pretty good after all!
6. Consult a travel agency to help you get the most savings. There should be no fees and no increase in the cost of your vacation package [the commission is already built into the cruise price given by the cruise line. So if your broker says to charge extra, find another agent] . You can always use the information they provide and book online
If money is no problem, have fun, this is your vacation, so make it the best vacation experience ever! Have fun and relax! Oh, don't overpack … this can save you a lot of money. Baggage fees are out of control.