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Cruise deals: Best holiday offers for 2024 revealed

Cruise deals are still up for grabs this February as major cruise lines continue to offer a swathe of holiday discounts as part of the annual Wave season when brands slash prices.

Cruise deals can be picked up in buckets and spades right now for holidays in the coming years.

Popular cruise lines are offering fabulous discounts, from hundreds of pounds worth of onboard credit, cheap cruise deals, reduced deposits and upgrades – wth some deals still available into the Easter period.

We’ve rounded up all the current cruise deals 2024 to help you bag the bargain break.

Best cruise deals 2024: Which lines have Wave offers?

P&O Cruises
Princess Cruises
Norwegian Cruise Line
MSC Cruises
Marella Cruises
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Celebrity Cruises
Holland America Line
Explora Journeys
Windstar Cruises
APT & Travelmarvel
Riviera Travel
HX (Hurtigruten Expeditions)
Avalon Waterways
Ambassador Cruise Line
Emerald Cruises
Oceania Cruises

P&O cruise deals

P&O Cruises is dishing out extra onboard spending money for bookings of eligible Select Price holidays until March 4, 2024, with its latest P&O cruise deals.

There’s also a 20 percent discount on the £44.95pp per day Classic drinks package for applicable Select Price or Early Saver bookings until the same date.

Guests can also secure their holiday with a 10 percent deposit on qualifying Select Price and Early Saver holidays departing between December 21, 2023, and March 28, 2026, when they book by March 4, 2023. Extra flights to the Caribbean from Glasgow and Cardiff have also been added.

With these new P&O cruise deals you can holiday for less than £100 a day whether you fancy cruise deals from Southampton or fly cruise deals. For instance on a 14-night Mediterranean cruise from £899pp, a 14-night Caribbean Transatlantic cruise from £1,099pp or a 7-night Norwegian fjords cruise from £699pp.


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Princess cruise deals

Princess cruise deals as part of this year’s Princess Cruises‘ Wave campaign offers up to 30 percent savings and a £50 deposit per person on over 1,400 cruises in 2024 and 2025.

The ‘I Love this Sale!’ lasts until March 4, 2024, covering cruise deals from Southampton and applies to Princess cruises departing from Southampton as well as fly cruise deals in the Mediterranean, Alaska, Asia, Australia and the Americas.

Fares for these cheap cruise deals start at £399pp for a five-night Hamburg Gateway cruise on Sky Princess departing October 28, 2024. The campaign includes diverse fare types and package options like Princess Plus and Princess Premier, offering up to 65 percent savings on amenities.

Cruises among the raft of Princess cruise deals include:

  • £499pp for a seven-night Alaskan cruise featuring Glacier Bay National Park on Ruby Princess, departing May 7, 2024.
  • £549pp for a six-night Western Caribbean with Mexico itinerary on Regal Princess, departing March 3, 2025.
  • £799pp for a 14-night Canary Island cruise on Sky Princess, departing November 16, 2024.
  • £1,049pp for a 16-night Hawaii Islands cruise on Ruby Princess, departing December 2, 2024.


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NCL cruise deals

Often longed for an upgrade but thought it was beyond your budget? Think again with the Norwegian Cruise Line New Year Flash Sale!

When you book an NCL cruise now, you can score an incredible 50 percent discount on a Free At Sea Upgrade. Normally priced at £199pp, this package is now available for just £99.50pp – but act fast, this offer won’t last long!

This fantastic package includes premium beverages (featuring a diverse selection of cocktails, spirits, beers, and wines) and access to specialty dining. Passengers also receive extra perks like Wi-Fi and excursion discounts of US$50 (£41) per stateroom at each port. On specific NCL cruises, the cruise tax is the only cost for the third and fourth passengers sharing a room.

But wait, there’s more! With the NCL cruise deal, travellers can enjoy massive savings with 50 percent off all cruises and even receive up to £250 Airfare Credit per person on select voyages.


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MSC cruise deals

MSC cruise deals 2024 – available until March 31, 2024 –  apply to both summer 2024 and winter 2024/25, encompassing 22 ships within the MSC Cruises fleet.

As part of the MSC Wave sale, UK customers can embark on a hassle-free adventure aboard MSC Virtuosa in summer 2024. MSC Cruises prices start at £759 per person for a 7-night voyage or £1,769 per person for a 14-night cruise. Explore such Mediterranean destinations as La Coruna, Cadiz, Malaga, Alicante, Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona and Valencia affordably and conveniently.

Enjoy exclusive savings of up to £250 on MSC Cruises’ fly cruise deals for summer 2024, featuring flights from Belfast, Dublin, Manchester, Glasgow and London during the Wave promotion.

For winter 2024/25, UK customers can seize cruise opportunities starting from £649 with MSC cheap cruise deals, spanning destinations in the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, Emirates, North America, Red Sea and the Caribbean.

What’s more, with MSC Cruises’ Wave Flash Sale, featuring discounts on 70 sailings spanning winter 2023/2024 and summer 2024, you can nab complimentary premium drinks and gratuities.

Available from January 17 to 29, 2024, the Wave Flash Sale encompasses voyages across the Mediterranean, Southern Caribbean, and from Southampton on the beloved MSC Virtuosa, as well as the new LNG-powered MSC Euribia.

Exclusively tailored for UK and Irish patrons, this time-limited opportunity presents a complimentary upgrade to a balcony cabin when reserving an ocean-view cabin. The offer extends to select sailings aboard MSC Virtuosa, MSC Euribia, MSC Opera, MSC Fantasia, and MSC Seaside. Members of MSC Cruises’ Voyagers Club can enhance their savings with an extra 5 percent, and for select sailings, enjoy Voyagers Exclusives 5+5 percent.

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Marella cruise deals

Marella Cruises is offering discounts beginning at £200 per booking for voyages in the Canaries and Mediterranean on short and mid-haul trips, while savings start at £300 for Caribbean and Asia itineraries.

To qualify for the Marella cruise deals, cruises need to set sail between April 1, 2024, and April 30, 2025, with a minimum duration of seven nights.

To make the most of the short haul offer just use the upper-case code SAIL200 to save £200 per booking and for the long-haul discount enter the upper-case code SAIL300 to save £300.

For shorter haul holidays, there are low deposits of £60, and for longer journeys, the deposit is £125 with these Marella cruise deals.


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Regent Seven Seas cruise deals

The Wave Season deal by Regent Seven Seas Cruises, named ‘Upgrade Your Horizon,’ presents over 80 lavish, all-inclusive cruises spanning from January 2024 to June 2026. This exclusive offer grants a complimentary 2-Category Suite Upgrade, elevating accommodations to the prestigious Penthouse Suite (Category A) on specific cruises.

Additionally, guests can revel in savings of up to 50 percent on selected sailings until February 29, ensuring the unparalleled experience promised by Regent Seven Seas Cruises.

Moreover, deposits have been reduced by 7.5 percent, enabling passengers to enjoy the comprehensive Regent experience, encompassing included flights & transfers, shore excursions, fine wines and spirits, pre-paid gratuities, access to specialty restaurants, and Wi-Fi — all as part of their standard inclusions.


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Celebrity cruise deals

Celebrity cruise deals 2024 offer up to 75 percent off the fare of the second guest on all sailings from now until April 1, 2024.

As for what you can look forward to with Celebrity Cruises, new Edge Series ship Celebrity Ascent, debuts in Europe in April 2024, exploring Mediterranean hotspots. From May 2024, Celebrity Apex will depart from Southampton for a 7-night Norwegian Fjords cruise starting at £1,148pp for two in an ocean-view stateroom thanks to these Celebrity cruise deals.

In 2024, Celebrity Edge heads to Alaska from £2,219pp for two with flights. Meanwhile, Celebrity Beyond will explore the Caribbean, offering ‘Perfect Day at CocoCay‘ experiences starting at £1,644pp for two with flights.


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Cunard cruise deals

Cunard cruise deals and offering globetrotters more money for their voyage with up to triple onboard spending money.

Now available until March 4, 2024, this new Cunard sale allows guests on selected Cunard Fare bookings to enjoy added spending at sea for a limited period.

Among the itineraries featured in this offer are Cunard’s renowned Transatlantic Crossings, Norwegian Fjords expeditions, Alaskan adventures, and fly cruise deals to the Western Mediterranean.

Guests put their onboard spending money towards those extra special moments from spa treatments to shopping, or indeed Cunard shore excursions, whether you fancy wandering the ancient ruins of Pompeii or dolphin-watching off Gibraltar’s coast.


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Holland America cruise deals

Holland America cruise deals offer a free stateroom upgrade, up to 30 percent savings, reduced children’s prices and a low deposit.

The Holland America Line ‘Time of Your Life’ campaign runs until February 29, 2024, and applies to select sailings from summer 2024 to spring 2025 .

Every Holland America Line booking includes the comprehensive ‘Have It All’ package if you’re after all inclusive cruise deals – shore excursions, drinks, dining, crew appreciation and Wi-Fi. Book by January 31, 2024, and receive up to $500 per stateroom in onboard spending money.

Holland America cruise deals 2024 cover diverse destinations such as Alaska (including Alaska Cruisetours), Europe, Panama Canal, South America, Antarctica, Asia, Australia and Caribbean cruise deals.

Prices start at £1,269pp for a seven-day Alaska cruise and £999 per person for a seven-day Mediterranean sailing. Both include over $1,500pp in added onboard benefits.


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Explora Journeys cruise deals

Explora Journeys cruise deals come under a Wave sale called the Total Luxury Offer which has recently been extended until February 29.

Travellers can enjoy up to 40 percent value savings aboard EXPLORA I and EXPLORA II on select journeys up to April 2026.

Explora Journeys cruise deals include:

  • Enhanced savings for Extended Journeys and Grand Journeys
  • Journey Experience Credit of €400 per suite, per booking (€200pp)
  • A 10 percent Reduced Deposit.


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Silversea cruise deals

Silversea cruise deals are also ups for grabs this wave season, heralding the New Year with fantastic savings opportunities.

Whether voyaging through the frosty enchantment of Antarctica, the historic squares of the Mediterranean, the untamed Galapagos or the rugged allure of Alaska, guests can now seize savings of up to £3,000 per suite on an array of journeys starting from January 1, 2024 thanks to these all inclusive cruise deals.

The ‘£3,000 Reasons to Sail with Silversea‘ offer is open for new bookings made between December 18, 2023, and February 29, 2024. This exclusive deal entails savings of £1,500 per person on Door-to-Door All-Inclusive fares or £750 per person on Port-to-Port All-Inclusive fares.

The all inclusive cruise deals include a three-week extended Mediterranean voyage aboard Silver Moon – Door-to-Door fares start from £10,200pp (down from £11,700, based on two sharing,) while Port-to-Port fares start from £9,200 per guest (down from £9,950pp) – or a 16-day exploration of New Zealand onboard new ship Silver Nova with savings of up to £1,500.


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Windstar cruise deals

As for Windstar cruise deals, globetrotters booking with Windstar Cruises can seize exceptional savings and personalised experiences while exploring iconic global destinations.

Until February 29, 2024, cruisers can “Pick Your Perk”: choose between one complimentary hotel night (usable pre- or post-cruise) OR up to $1,000 Onboard Credit for indulging in Windstar’s acclaimed shore excursions, spa services, or celebratory cocktails.

Guests in premium suites can opt for an upgrade to the All-Inclusive Fare, covering all alcohol, Wi-Fi and gratuities.

The Windstar cruise deals – starting at £1,230pp – are valid for sailings through May 2026, covering Europe, the Caribbean, the Greek Isles, Tahiti, South America and the Canary Islands.


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AmaWaterways cruise deals

The AmaWaterways Wave offer for 2024 European river cruises comes with free flights, transfers and savings up to £1,500 per couple – applicable to bookings made between December 26, 2023, and March 31, 2024.

Suite bookings come with the option for Business Class upgrades with this AmaWaterways cruise deal. Enjoy award-winning cuisine, complimentary fine wines and diverse shore excursions included in the cruise fare.

With these river cruise deals, prices start at £1,875 per person (previously £2,375) for staterooms and £3,942 (previously £4,442) for Suites on the five-night Majestic Capitals of the Danube itinerary for December 2024 departures, including free return flights.


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APT & Travelmarvel cruise deals

APT & Travelmarvel have just unveiled their New Year Worldwide Sale – available until February 29, 2024 – boasting incredible discounts of up to 50 percent on 2024 river cruises, yachting getaways and escorted tours.

Example itineraries with these 2024 cruise deals include a 15-day Magnificent Europe cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest, now starting from £2,995pp (based on a March 15, 2024 departure; previously £5,990, saving you £2,995!). Elsewhere there are discounts of 40 percent on the Douro, 20 percent on the Mekong or savings of up to £150 on escorted tours.


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Riviera Travel cruise deals

Riviera Travel is celebrates its 40th anniversary by giving away gifts worth over £1million to guests who book between December 20, 2023, and February 29, 2024.

Prizes include all-expenses-paid river cruises, global tours and vouchers up to £500. They offer 2024 cruises, including solo travel options, and have expanded with their 2025 program.

Every 2024 river cruise includes flights, Eurostar options, full board and special 40th-anniversary celebrations. Tours feature flights or trains, transfers, guided visits and the support of a dedicated tour manager.


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Azamara cruise deals

The latest Azamara cruise deal offers travellers up to 20 percent off per stateroom on selected sailings between April 1 and December 31, 2024. Bookings can be made between December 6, 2023, and March 21, 2024.

Travellers can save on Azamara sailings such as: The 7-Night Greece Intensive Voyage (starting at £1,122) departing from Athens on July 6, 2024, promises extended stays in Santorini, Crete, Rhodes, Patmos and Mykonos. The 8-Night Wine and Culture Voyage (starting at £1,816) departing September 3, 2024, aboard Azamara Quest features cider house tours in Gijon, Porto’s famed port wine tastings, and indulgent tapas in La Coruña’s Old Town, Spain. Lastly, the 9-Night Cities of The Western Med Voyage (starting at £1,476), setting sail on October 31, 2024, aboard Azamara Quest, offers an overnight in Florence and extended exploration in Monte Carlo, Mallorca and Marseille.


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Hurtigruten cruise deals

This Wave Season, HX (Hurtigruten Expeditions) is granting travellers complimentary international flights. In place until March 31, 2024, this current Hurtigruten cruise deal encompasses HX’s international arrival and departure packages originating from London Gatwick and London Heathrow.

This HX offer is valid for all scheduled voyages to Alaska, Antarctica, Greenland, Iceland, the Northwest Passage, Svalbard, and specific Galápagos excursions between March 29, 2024, and March 30, 2025.

Expedition lovers can experience a 10-day Antarctic expedition cruise from £7,150pp, a 16-day expedition cruise from Iceland to Greenland from £7,810pp, and a Galápagos voyage from £6,130pp.


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Avalon Waterways cruise deals

The Avalon Waterways wave deal offers discounts on an array of rivers. Whether you fancy the Danube or the Rhine, or a more distant exploration, you can snap up a 2024 river cruise, inclusive of flights and transfers, from just £1,950pp.

These Avalon Waterways cruises comprise full board with inclusive alcoholic beverages during meals, and a Happy Hour featuring wine, beer, cocktails and gratuities. Each cruise is accompanied by a dedicated Cruise Director and Avalon Adventure Host, ensuring guests’ needs are met while offering complimentary fitness activities and dynamic excursions.

With the Avalon Waterways cruise deals, solo passengers can also enjoy fixed prices for a range of itineraries and all returning customers will enjoy Double Welcome Back Credit (until the end of February) which can be put towards future sailings.


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Ambassador cruise deals

Ambassador’s Turn of Year Campaign offers incredible deals on sailings running from April 7, 2024, to April 24, 2025.

For guests booking between December 21, 2023, and February 13, 2024, a range of special Ambassador cruise deals awaits, including up to 63 percent off selected sailings that include stunning stops in Iceland, the cultural hubs of western Europe, and the inviting climates of the southern hemisphere.

The Ambassador cruise deal 2024 also provides half-price drinks packages for all sailings during the 24/25 season.

While Ambassador Cruise Line is generally adults-only it also offers some multigenerational cruises during school holidays. Kids will be able to sail from £99 on the 12-night Iberian Treasures & North Africa itinerary and the 7-night Easter Getaway (to France, the Scilly Isle and Ireland).

Other Ambassador cruise deals include great D]deals on group bookings of 15 guests or more (starting from a 5 percent discount on selected sailings) and solo supplements on four selected cabin types including Junior Suites with certain sailings available from as little as 25 percent.

These Ambassador offers are available for both ships, with Ambience setting sail from London Tilbury, her home port, and Ambition cruising from seven additional regional ports: Newcastle, Dundee, Edinburgh Leith, Liverpool, Belfast, Bristol and Falmouth.


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Emerald Cruises deals

Emerald Cruises presents savings of up to 40 percent off the listed price, along with complimentary drinks on chosen river and ocean routes.

The New Year Sale Event lasts until February 29, 2024, showcasing new destinations for the upcoming year, such as Kenya, Tanzania, the Seychelles, and the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean.

Exciting deals cover selected river cruise journeys across Europe and Southeast Asia aboard Emerald Cruises’ Star-Ships. For enthusiasts of the lavish yacht experience, significant discounts await on voyages across the world’s seas aboard the line’s innovative yachts – Emerald Sakara and Emerald Azzurra.

Bag savings of up to 40 percent plus a free drinks package on the 11-day Rhine Castles and Moselle Vineyards cruise (prices start from £2,340pp), savings of up to 25 percent on the new 10-day Meandering Majestic Mekong itinerary (prices start from £2,735pp) and savings of up to 30 percent plus free drinks on the eight-day Cruising the Leeward Islands luxury yacht experience (prices start from £3,455pp).


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Oceania Cruises deals

Oceania Cruises celebrates the New Year with up to 50 percent savings on 112 immersive voyages in 2024 and 2025. This Oceania Cruises offer covers diverse destinations from the Mediterranean to Alaska.

The Oceania deal includes the cruise line’s generous simply MORE value promise: free airfare, shore excursion credit up to $1,400, complimentary drinks, WiFi and gourmet dining. Additionally, starting January 1, 2024, pre-paid gratuities are included for UK and Ireland bookings.


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Published 07.02.24