- Reduced deposit
- On board credit
- Upgraded cabins
- Coupon Booklets
Most cruise lines are offering these incentives during the month of January for cruises in that year and into the next year!
Clients always ask me, “What if the price goes down in a few months?” If the price does decrease, and ALL factors are the SAME – same ship, same sail date, same cabin category, etc. - the cruise line in most cases will adjust the price on your cabin. Policies will vary by cruise line.
Clients also ask me, “What if something changes and I end up canceling my cruise?” As long as you cancel BEFORE the final payment is paid, most cruise lines will either refund you money (less the cost of travel insurance if taken) OR provide you with a travel credit on a future cruise. Again, policies vary by cruise line.
When clients choose to wait and hope that prices will go down, most of the time prices increase. Basic economics apply here with supply/demand and cabin availability. As time gets closer to the departure date, there are fewer cabins available; therefore, price increases or certain categories of cabins sell out.
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” - Mark Twain
Is a cruise journey on your horizon? If so, take advantage of great promotions. Then wave bye-bye!