Many think that cruises are only for the shamelessly rich or for older married couples who have saved up their whole lives to afford to embark on a nice ship and travel the seas. But cruising can be affordable if you know what to choose, and there are plenty of awesome options young travelers absolutely love. Here are just 10 marvelous, but inexpensive cruises everyone is taking and that you should embark on, too!
1. 5-Night Western Caribbean Cruise from Miami
Priced at as little as $66/night per person, this round trip is the ultimate opportunity to get a taste of the Caribbean life and enjoy fun, excitement and sublime relaxation all in one. Embark on the stunning Empress of the Sea to conquer the mysterious waters of the Caribbean and explore Key West, the most beautifully strange island in the US, as well as Mexico’s diving paradise, Cozumel.
Prices for 2 people: from $658 to $3,798 (for the Royal Suite)
2. 7-Night Alaska Northern Glacier
Cruise Alaska’s Inside Passage, with lush island scenery and wildlife-filled fjords, and get the chance to admire the massive Hubbard Glacier up close, with its mesmerizing natural wonders and stunning glacial blue. Embark on the luxurious Celebrity Millennium and get ready for the time of your life!
Prices for 2 people: $1,048-$6,098 from cruises.orbitz.com
3. 7 Night Paris & the Heart of Normandy River Cruise
The price for this trip may seem a bit steep, but it’s actually a bargain for this kind of cruise. Embrace the waters of the enchanting Seine River and get to see Vernon, Rouen Les Andelys, and Conflans Ste Honorine, while also enjoying the excellent entertainment onboard the Viking Rolf.
Prices for 2 people:$3,498-$5,598 from cruises.orbitz.com
4. 6 Night Croatia & Greece
Departing from Venice, the luxurious Rhapsody of the Seas will take you to Split, Piraeus, and Katakolon, providing top-notch entertaining and activities onboard, from rock-climbing walls to jaw-dropping aerial spectacles.
Prices for 2 people: $1,196-$3,396 from cruises.orbitz.com
5. 2 Night North Sea
Enjoy a fun-filled atmosphere on the Norwegian Jade and delight your taste buds with exquisite international dishes while exploring the beauties of the North Sea. You will depart from Southampton, England, and get the opportunity check out the bustling German port of Hamburg as well.
Prices for 2 people: $338-$598 from cruises.orbitz.com
6. 3 Night Western Mediterranean
Embark on the Costa Favolosa and get to see Marseille and Savona, while, onboard, you will love the friendly staff and excellent Italian cuisine provided by the ship’s restaurant. Relax by the poolside or at the spa, and if you’re after something more exciting, the ship’s Formula One simulator is just for you!
Prices for 2 people: $450-$1,794 from cruises.orbitz.com
7. 2 Night Belgium Escape
The astonishing Queen Mary 2 will take you onboard from Southampton, England, and show you the best time ever, providing you with relaxing massages, vintage wines, top-notch specialty dishes, live music and casino, while you sail to beautiful Bruges.
Prices for 2 people: $678 - $2,298 from cruises.orbitz.com
8. 7 Night Blue is the Color
Depart from Savona on the gorgeous Costa Mediterranea and visit Naples, Palermo, Barcelona, Valletta (Malta), and the charming Marseille in France. Relax by one of the three pools on the ship, get pampered at the spa, take dance lessons and enjoy fun after-dinner shows, or give your body an energy-boost at the gym after a long night spent partying.
Prices for 2 people: $690 - $2,698 from cruises.orbitz.com
9. 5 Night Bermuda
Depart from Baltimore, Maryland and let the Grandeur of the Seas take you on an unforgettable Bermuda Adventure. On your way to King’s Wharf, the friendly staff will ensure you never have a moment of boredom, organizing fun day-time activities, game shows, scavenger hunts and even interactive mystery theater, for those who like to play detective and solve an intriguing crime.
Prices for 2 people: $1,038 - $2,220 from cruises.orbitz.com
10. 5-Night Western Caribbean Cruise from Port Canaveral
From giant swimming pools to expansive decks and tricked-out water slides, the Carnival Sunshine cruise ship has it all for you to enjoy the time of your life. Embark on this beauty and start your journey from the vivid Port Canaveral for an amazing experience at sea and exciting breaks at Amber Cove and Grand Turk.
Prices for 2 people: $1,248-$2,238 from travelocity.com
Younger people are starting to discover and enjoy the wonderful benefits of cruising. Why not take a look into a cruise for your next holiday.