If time is of the essence, then going on a cruise is the perfect way to spend your precious days away from the daily grind. Here are some of the best deals for getaways that can be done in under a week.
Explore Malaysia in 3 nights
Spend three nights onboard the Costa Victoria as you cruise to Malaysia, stopping at key destinations Malacca and Penang. The ship is a combination of traditional nautical look and feel with a minimalist touch. Prices start at SGD$337 with free upgrades available depending on time of cruise. More information here.
Weekend cruise to Port Klang
Here’s one way to experience some adventure without going too far, or spending too much. Sail to Port Klang and spend a full day at sea over a three-night cruise on the Mariner of the Seas, known for amazing fixtures like the rock wall that overlooks the sea and ice-skating rink. Prices start at SGD$483. For more information, click here.
Fly-cruise to Hong Kong
This special 7-day cruise is made better if you’re a fan of Love 97.2FM, as the cruise highlights include a welcome dinner with DJ Marcus Jianbin. Catch a flight from Singapore to Hong Kong, and embark the Voyager of the Seas on day 3, after a full day of shopping in Hong Kong. Prices start from SGD$2,538 and you can get up to SGD$150 off per cabin. More information here.
Chinese New Year in Port Klang and Phuket
Planning a trip away for the coming Chinese New Year? The Mariner of the Seas is running a promotion for a limited time, where you get to sail to Malaysia then port in Phuket, Thailand, before heading back to Singapore all within four nights. Prices start from SGD$644. For more information, click here.
Catch Weng Li You out of Singapore
20th Golden Melody Awards 2009 winner Weng Li You will perform for one night only on the SuperStar Gemini, bringing you theme songs from some of Taiwan’s top dramas. This exclusive performance at sea will run from 28-30 October, where you can enjoy a variety of other entertainment onboard. Prices start at SGD$365 per person. Click here for more information.
5-nights cruise to Thailand
Visit Bangkok for a shopping treat, then unwind at Ko Samui on this 5-day cruise onboard the Diamond Princess, one of two Princess ships built in Japan. Whether it’s food or entertainment, the ship has it covered. This cruise is great for a girls’ getaway, although families are more than welcome. Prices start at SGD$791. For more information, click here.
Fly-cruise to Guangzhou, Hong Kong
Visit travel to Guangzhou and Hong Kong via air, land, and sea. The SuperStar Virgo is a ship made for families, with a wide range of restaurants and cuisines for you to choose. Prices start at SGD$848 per person, flights included. Click here for more information.
China, Korea, Japan in 7 nights
Embarking in Shanghai, explore the cultures and many sights in neighbouring Korea and Japan onboard the Celebrity Millennium. The cruise takes you to Busan, a trading port known for its beautiful sea vistas, and then to Otaru and Hokadate in Japan. Spend the next day unwinding by the pool or at the spa while at sea, before disembarking in Tokyo. This 7-night cruise starts at SGD$1,259. More information here.