Going on a cruise is a fantastic holiday for so many reasons! Whether you want to see multiple destinations in one go, are afraid of flying or love the feeling of waking up in a different city each day – cruises are simply awesome! The general ‘stigma’ around cruises is that these are for old(er) people, but this is not true at all. There are plenty of younger people going on cruises, in fact: nearly 50% of the cruisers is under 50! We’ve written an in-depth guide to cruising, with cruise providers and their current discount codes, vouchers and offers. Happy cruising!
Cruise offers and discount codes
There are always lots of offers on from different cruise companies. Whether you are going to Scandinavia or the Caribbean, you can get a good discount on your cruise booking. We’ve rounded up the best offers that are on at the moment, but we always recommend looking at the relevant cruise provider pages (below the vouchers) for more deals. These codes were last tested on 4th December 2020:
TUI Cruises (Marella)
Marella Cruises are better known as TUI Cruises or Thomson. They are our go-to for cruise, as they offer some of the best deals and their cruise ships are all of a luxury standard. What’s even better is that all TUI cruises are all-inclusive! All cruise packages include: flights, luggage, transfers, meals, drinks, tips and service charges. This means you pay one price for the package you decide to book and then don’t have to add any more expenses. They have lots of great offers for cruises, whether you are booking last-minute, going long-haul or want to explore Europe.
TUI River Cruises
TUI are launching river cruises! The first ships are set to depart early April 2020. They will launch three new ships for the river cruises: the Isla, Maya and Skyla. All cruise routes will take place on the European rivers and there are five river destinations:
- Dutch & Belgian Waterways
When you book a TUI River Cruise it will include £120 of excursion credit per person! You can use this for an on shore excursion, like a guided tour or visiting a vineyard. The ships look extremely luxurious, with multiple restaurants on board and elegant cabins. All TUI River Cruise ships are adult-only, so rest assured you will have a relaxing time on board! The duration of your cruise can vary from 7 to 14 days. Have a look for the best deals on our dedicated TUI River Cruise page.
Icelolly cruise offers
Although Icelolly.com do not sell tickets and cruises themselves, they have some fantastic offers from other cruise companies (like Planet Cruise, First Choice, CruiseKings and more). The most popular cruise destinations on Icelolly are Singapore & Asia, and Las Vegas & California but there are of course plenty more options. There will definitely be a cruise package for you! Icelolly also features themed cruises, which you can read more about further down this page. Have a look on our Icelolly page for the latest cruise deals.
At P&O cruises there is guaranteed something for every member of the family. Not only are most P&O cruises child-friendly (and kids’ club is included in the price), they sail to lots of destinations! Whether you want to visit the Caribbean, the far east or go on a short break, P&O cruises all over the world! The price of your cruise booking also includes lots of extra’s like: dance classes, gym and sports deck and shuttle buses in port. Have a look at all their current deals.
Royal Caribbean are well-known for their extravagant entertainment. From robotic waiters and sky diving at sea to climbing walls and West-End shows: the Royal Caribbean cruise ships are unforgettable. Your cruise will definitely not be boring, but even if you want to relax this is a great option for your next cruise. With destinations all over, you can take your whole family aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise to see more of our beautiful world! Have a look at their latest deals or request a brochure.
Themed cruises have got very popular over the last couple years. Whatever you are into, there will be a themed cruise for it! Here are some of our favourites:
What’s better than stepping aboard a cruise ship knowing everything is taken care of? An all-inclusive cruise is the best way to make the most out of your cruising experience! Most cruise companies will offer plenty of all-inclusive options as they know this is the preferred option. As mentioned earlier, all TUI cruises (Marella) come as all-inclusive. All bookings include: flights, luggage, transfers, meals, drinks, tips and service charges. If you are thinking about participating in shore excursions, you could save money by booking with an independent shore excursion company like My Cruise Excursion instead of booking them with the cruise lines
There are plenty of other companies that offer all-inclusive cruises. We have researched the best all-inclusive deals on at the moment which you can see here (last tested 4th December 2020): Alternatively, have a look on the pages of the cruise providers above!
Adult only cruises
Sometimes you need to get away in peace. Whether you have children and decide to leave them home or do not have little ones – you can now take cruises on an adult-only ship. Most cruise companies offer a range of adult only cruises on dedicated ships. The adult only cruise packages usually include late night entertainment, a spa and sometimes even an art gallery! All TUI River Cruises ships are adult-only. Looking for something a bit further away? Have a look at TUI (Marella) adult-only Cruises and P&O’s dedicated adult-only ships Arcadia and Aurora.