With Black Friday and Cyber Monday quickly approaching, it’s time again to compare the different options the cruise lines have put out there. With the cruise lines sailing again in large numbers, and most ships expected to be operational by the first half of 2022, there are certainly more than enough offers out there to take advantage of!
Black Friday Cruise Deals
So you’ll be able to take a look at this year’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday cruise deals as they come in. We’re expecting some great prices on cruises as cruise lines are ready to entice travelers for 2022 and make up for missing out on a lot of cruising in 2020 and 2021. Keep checking back as we’ll be adding more cruise lines once they announce their promotions.
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Top 10 Cruise Deals
Royal Caribbean is running its Cyber Week Sale that covers Black Friday and Cyber Monday. From December 23, the cruise line is offering up to $550 savings per stateroom along with 30% off every guest. There’s also the added benefit of knowing that guests can cancel up to 48 hours before sailing, along with a Future Cruise Credit and Royal Caribbean’s Best Price Guarantee.
The Cyber Event is running through December 30, 2021, and is only on select sailings. It does also depend on the length of a cruise and category for the savings amount. On sailings 5 nights or less, guests can save $75 on Interior and Ocean View. Guests can save $100 for Balconies and $200 for Suites. On sailings 6 nights or longer, there are $100 savings for Interior and Ocean View, $150 for Balconies, and $400 for Suites.
Carnival Cruise Line
Carnival Cruise Line is making sure it’s not missing out on the biggest sale season of the year with two promotions. The first promo includes cruises from $259 per person plus $50 reduced deposits per person and free room upgrades. The sale will end on November 28, 2021.
There is also a promotion that also ends on November 28, 2021, which is Carnival’s Pack & Go Black Friday Deal. The promotion offers up to 40% off cruise rates. Don’t forget to always check the terms and conditions before booking and as usual, it only applies to select cruises.
Holland America Line
On November 22, Holland America announced its Black Friday cruise deals that will run through November 30, 2021. The cruise line is offering select 2021-23 cruises with reduced deposits of $99 along with the “Have it All” package that includes shore excursions, beverages, specialty dining, and Wi-Fi.
Holland America will also be including crew appreciating valued at $100 per person. Here are the full details of the benefits from the promotion:
- Inclusive crew appreciation and reduced deposits of $99 make booking a dream cruise with Holland America Line all the more affordable.
- Based on the length of the cruise, guests receive up to three shore excursions valued at $100 each. Choose from among thousands of tours all over the world – from active adventures and immersive culinary experiences to historical explorations and cultural discoveries.
- With the Signature Beverage Package, guests enjoy a large selection of wine, beer, spirits, cocktails, soda, coffee and more. Up to 15 drinks per day are allowed, and bar service charges are included.
- Depending on the ship and duration of the cruise, guests can indulge in Holland America Line’s award-winning specialty dining up to three nights. Pinnacle Grill is the ultimate steakhouse at sea, while Tamarind showcases the traditions of Southeast Asia, China and Japan with sensuous flavors and dishes. Canaletto is a relaxed venue that serves authentic Italian cuisine.
- A Wi-Fi Surf Package keeps travelers connected while away from home. With Holland America Line’s most popular package, guests can visit their favorite sites, including e-mail, news, sports and more.
The sale offered from Holland America Line is available for the first and second guests in the stateroom but isn’t valid on Grand Voyages or on cruises five days or less.
Costa Cruises is getting in on the Thanksgiving holiday spirit with its own “Black Friday Days” promotion. The cruise line is offering up to $567 in savings on select cruises and discounts of up to 41% on 96 departures in summer 2022. The promotion covers cruises ranging from seven to 13 days in April through August 2022.
“It’s Thanksgiving, and Costa is grateful to be cruising again, so it’s the perfect time of year to offer some of our best rates on cruises throughout the Mediterranean and Europe next summer,” said Scott Knutson, vice president sales and marketing for Costa Cruises North America. “We appreciate our loyal guests and the travel advisors who have supported us throughout the pandemic and our return to operations, and this is our way of saying thank you … plus, who doesn’t love a great Black Friday deal?”
Guests will need to book by December 6, 2021, to take advantage of the Costa Cruises sale and there are terms & conditions that guests should always go through first before booking.
This Holiday season, Princess Cruises is having its “The Cyber Event” which offers extra spending money while onboard and huge savings. Princess’ Black Friday and Cyber Monday cruise deals are open now through November 30, 2021.
Guests booking cruises and cruisetours departing March 2022 and beyond can receive up to $200 of onboard credit per stateroom along with 50% off deposits when making the booking. The limited deals can also be combined with the cruise line’s Princess Plus offering, which includes a premier beverage package + service charge, unlimited Wi-Fi, and crew appreciation paid on your behalf ($95 per day value for only $40) – and Princess Savers cruise fares.
“The Cyber Event” sale is only available to residents of the United States Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Bermuda and the District of Columbia who are 21 years of age or older. The promotion covers cruises to 330 destinations around the world ranging from three- to 111-day itineraries.
Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian Cruise Line is going big this year with the ‘Greatest Deal Ever.’ Besides some massive discounts and bonus offers, the cruise line also opened up for sale cruises through the summer of 2024.
New ports of call that guests can visit include La Romana in the Dominican Republic; Sendai (Ishinomaki) in Japan; and Dutch Harbor, Alaska, made famous by featuring on the Discovery Channel tv-show ‘Deadliest Catch’.
Norwegian Cruise Line’s “Greatest Deal Ever” includes an incredible 70% off the second guest cruise fare and many freebies. The freebies, with a value up to $4250, include free open bar, free specialty dining, free shore excursions credits, free WiFi, discounted rates for friends and family, free roundtrip airfare for the second guest,
Guests will also receive a $250 CruiseFirst certificate to use towards a future cruise. The “Greatest Deal Ever” is available on all departures, itineraries, and published voyage dates from 2021 through the recently released itineraries through summer 2024.
Ultra-Luxury cruises do not need to be overly expensive; Seabourn, the luxury cruise operator sailing under the Carnival Corporation flag, offers steep discounts this Black Friday for select voyages scheduled through summer 2022.
The company’s Black Friday Sail event is open between November 16 and November 30, so guests only have two weeks to take advantage of up to $1,000 off regular rates on Veranda and Ocean View Suites, as well as up to $1,000 shipboard credit on select voyages.
Josh Leibowitz, president of Seabourn: “This seasonal promotion is a great enticement for travelers ready to explore the world. With select voyages scheduled through summer 2022, there’s plenty of time to travel but you only have until November 30 to take advantage of our biggest offer yet!”
The offers are open for select cruises on all of the line’s luxury yacht-like ships, including its new ultra-luxury purpose-built expedition ship, Seabourn Venture, which will take to the waters outfitted for adventure in April 2022.
Expedition cruising used to be synonymous with roughing it; however, those times are far behind us, especially with operators such as Norway-based Hurtigruten. Hurtigruten’s Black Friday deals are certainly worth a look for those who want to explore a little further away from home than the Caribbean and the Bahamas.
The company offers savings of up to 50% off to almost all of its destinations, including a 13-day cruise from Reykjavik, Iceland, to St. John’s in Canada, which stops in Greenland and Northern Labrador. Other cruises on offer are a nine-day wellness cruise from Halifax, Canada, to Colón, Panama, and the company’s signature cruises along the Norwegian coastline.
Hurtigruten also offers up to 40% off on a 16-day cruise to Antarctica and the Falkland Islands, and many other Antarctica cruises, as well as two British Isles cruises, either on a 15-day or 13 days itinerary.
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More to Come!
Remember to always check the terms and conditions before booking your Black Friday or Cyber Monday cruise deals. There are often limitations and on select sailings. We’ll keep making updates as we get closer to the biggest shopping day of the year!