Cruising can take you all around the world – and it’s more affordable than you think it is. You can cruise the icy waters of Alaska where you can see the famous brown bears fishing for salmon, or explore the ancient ruins in the Mediterranean. Remember, these deals include your cruise, all food as well as some shore excursions. Cruise&Travel Asia find some of the best deals for you to explore the world.
Three-night Tioman & Redang cruise
Get away for the National Day holiday on a Star Cruises’ holiday to Tioman & Redang. The cruise departs Singapore and you’ll be sailing onboard the SuperStar Gemini. You’ll visit Pulau Tioman in Malaysia, the tiny island known for its crystal clear waters and sandy beaches. Then you will sail to Pulau Redang. But you can also stay onboard and try the specialty restaurants onboard, indulge in the spa or work out in the wellness centre. The cruise is priced from SGD$534 per person, twin share. For more information, click here.
Thailand cruise onboard the Diamond Princess
For a short break away, sail to Thailand for five-nights on a tropical adventure. You’ll step onboard the Diamond Princess, one of Asia’s premium ships. You’ll sail for a day where you can try the sumptuous food from the specialty restaurants like Kai Sushi or Sterling Steakhouse. Or you can try your hand at your putting at the nine-hole putting course or work off your lunch at the lap pool. You’ll then stop in Bangkok for the day where you can indulge in some shopping and sight seeing, before sailing to Ko Samui where you can spend the day swimming. Step back onboard before sailing back to Singapore. The cruise is priced from SGD$778 per person, twin share. For more information, click here.
Three-nights to Japan
Explore some of Japan’s most beautiful islands onboard the SuperStar Aquarius. You’ll depart from Keelung in Taiwan where you will sail to Miyako-Jima in Japan. The island is famous for its beautiful beaches and is considered by the Japanese as a great holiday destination. You’ll step back onboard after spending the day at the island, to sail to Naha, also in Japan. It is the capital of the Okinawa Prefecture and is famous for its Shinto temples and museums. A highlight is the Shuri Castle which is where karate was invented. For more information about this cruise, click here.
Fly, cruise and stay with Royal Caribbean
This fantastic deal onboard the Mariner of the Seas includes a cruise, a flight aswell as a hotel stay. For just SGD$1,338 per person, twin share, you will cruise from Singapore to Ho Chi Ming City where you will be docked for a night. You can explore the French colonial city and slurp on a bowl of pho. You will spend a day at sea where you can discover the activities onboard the ship. Then sail to Hong Kong where again, you will spend the night in port. You can shop and explore the cultural activities Hong Kong has to offer. Other destinations you will visit on your cruise include Xiamen and Shanghai. You’ll disembark in Shanghai and stay overnight before flying home to Singapore. For more information, click here.
Kids cruise free on this Port Klang Phuket cruise
Depart Singapore on Royal Caribbean’s Mariner of the Seas and you will call at Port Klang in Malaysia and Phuket in Thailand. This short break is ideal for the entire family with Royal Caribbean offering kids a free cruise as well as a seniors’ special. The cruise is priced from SGD$878 per person, twin share. For more information, click here.
11-night Italy, Croatia & Malta Cruise
This luxurious cruise onboard the Celebrity Princess will take you to amazing destinations in Europe. You’ll fly to Venice in Italy before stepping onboard this premium ship. You’ll sail to Bologna in Italy before docking in Dubrovnik in Croatia for a night. The sail to Kotor in Montenegro where you will spend the day. Sail to Valletta in Malta where you will again, spend the night. Other destinations also include Split and Zadar. An inside cabin on this cruise of a lifetime is priced from SGD$2,589. For more information, click here.
Mediterranean cruise for less than $100 a night
You can visit some of the best destinations in the Mediterranean for less than $100 a night onboard the Norwegian Star. While this price might exclude flights, this is an unbeatable deal. You’ll sail from Copenhagen in Denmark. Your first port will be the capital of Italy – Rome. You’ll visit Florence, Cannes in Frances as well as Majorca and Barcelona in Spain. The cruise is priced from SGD$674 per person, twin share. For more information, click here.
Discover the Fjords on a 17-day cruise with MSC
Cruise onboard the luxurious MSC Splendida. You’ll fly from Singapore to Hamburg in Germany where you will board your cruise. Spend the day at sea where you can discover all that the ship has to offer – think the spas and pools. There is also an impressive casino as well as The Strand Theatre which puts on amazing performances. You’ll then call at a number of picturesque destinations in Norway including Bergen, Longyearbyen and Flaam in Norway. For more information about the cruise, click here.
Alaska and Canada
Coastal cruise from Vancouver
Fly to Los Angeles where you will board the Norwegian Jewel for this fantastic give-day cruise. You’ll get to see some of the best autumn scenery on this cruise along the Canadian coast. You’ll call at Vancouver, one of Canada’s largest cities before sailing to Victoria. You will then sail to Astoria in Oregon before spending a day at sea. The Norwegian Jewel has 15 different bars and lounges as well as a number of activities onboard. Try the basketball/volleyball/tennis court or the Sapphire Pools. You can rest and relax at the Mandara Spa before sailing back to Los Angeles. The cruise is priced from SGD$433 per person, twin share. For more information, click here.
Fly, cruise and stay on the ultra-luxe Celebrity Solstice
This all-inclusive package is not to be missed. This package includes return economy airfare by EVA Airways, two-nights pre-cruise stay in Seattle as well as seven nights onboard the Celebrity Solstice. You’ll fly to Seattle where you will stay in a four-star hotel. Then board the Celebrity Solstice before sailing to Ketchikan in Alaska which has rich wildlife including black bears, wolves and eagles. You’ll then sail to Tracy Arm Fjord and Skagway in Alaska. Then call at Victoria in British Columbia before sailing back to Seattle. The cruise is priced from SGD$4,688 per person, twin share. For more information, click here.