The BEST time to Cruise is always when you can get the BEST value. Cruise Travel deals are far better than the $1 Value Menu at McDonalds; and I’m not just talking about great travel deals that pop up here and there either. Rather, I’m talking about the travel value – the meat, the potatoes, and the whole enchilada! You get the picture. A phenomenal cruise value is when you get all the bells and whistles for a discounted price. While researching, it may be hard to spot ideal cruises. That is why travel agents, your guided travel experts, are there to help you identify and select the best cruise and price for you.
For your desired destination, consider the cruise season, your personal schedule, and months of the year to travel that would give you the most benefits for a lower price.
The following chart will be able to assist you in the decision making process and help you decide when the best times are to travel to various destinations. Remember, these are just recommendations and consider the *peak season time when prices are generally at an all time high. See a travel agent to get more information and to learn about the perks you can receive for a great price.
Destination Cruise Season Season/Months that Contain the Best Value
Alaska May-September May and September
Asia Year Round January, March, November, December
Australia November-March Early Spring and late Fall
Bahamas Year Round Year Round
Canada/New England September and October September and October
Caribbean Year Round October-January
Europe April-December April and late Fall
Hawaii Year Round December-April
Mexican Riviera Year Round Spring and Fall
Panama Canal October-April October-January
South America January-March and November-April January-April and November
Transatlantic Spring and Fall Spring and Fall
World Cruise January-August January and May
* Peak season is generally February, March, summer months, and all major holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, etc).