CLIA UK & Ireland’s Cruise Week (27 September – 5 October) has become one of the industry’s key selling events of the year. Think of it as a sale across virtually every cruise line operating today.
From cabin upgrades to extra onboard credit, the amount of deals on offer can seem like a bit of a minefield. That’s why we’ve rounded up the best Cruise Week offers below, to help you make those extra bookings.
If there are any more we’ve not mentioned then just let us know!
Attraction World’s shore excursion programme is now into its second year and as part of Cruise Week it is offering 20% off excursions booked between 27 September and 11 October.
In 2015 the company will be offering excursions in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, Canaries, Madeira and the Norwegian fjords.
For every booking made (minimum value £99) agents can also claim a bottle of free Prosecco. Just email your booking reference to firstname.lastname@example.org
Azamara Club Cruises
Azamara is offering 50 per cent off the price of the second passenger’s ticket, when sharing a room with a full paying adult.
To take part in the deal, simply use the code ‘BOGOHO’ when booking online.
The offer is available on select 2015/16 cruises booked before 30 September 2014.
See azamaraclubcruises.co.uk for more details
Carnival Cruise Lines
Carnival Cruise Lines will offers guest a two category upgrade and give them $50 of onboard spending per stateroom for bookings made during Cruise Week.
The deal is available on sailings between 27 September 2014 and 28 February 2015 on five to eight-night cruises departing from Florida.
See carnival.co.uk for more details
Book a Celebrity Cruises holiday before 30 September 2014 on selected 2015 and 2016 sailings and receive a free balcony upgrade.
Celebrity will also offer flights and transfers (with the room upgrade) from just £49 per person.
Passengers sailings out of Southampton will also receive a classic drinks package and free parking or a private transfer down to the port when booking a suite.
See celebritycruises.co.uk for more details
Ultra luxury line Crystal Cruises is offering £300 worth of savings per person on all 2015 Asia cruises. As long as the voyage is booked during Cruise Week.
There are 17 departures to choose from between January and April 2015, ranging from 6 to 13 days.
See crystalcruises.co.uk for more details
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
Fred. Olsen will offer passengers a two category upgrade on bookings made between 28 September and 28 October.
See fredolsencruises.com for more details
Holland America Line
The Carnival subsidiary is offering cabin upgrades, free speciality dining options and parking on certain 2015 cruises.
See hollandamerica.com for more details
Mediterranean specialists MSC Cruises is offering a free “Cheers!” drinks package (alcoholic and soft drinks during meal times) on all winter 2014/15 sailings in the Mediterranean, Canaries and United Arab Emirates and summer 2015 fly-cruises in the Mediterranean.
The company is also offering savings of around £100 per person on certain winter Mediterranean sailings on MSC Splendida between 14 December 2014 and 22 March 2015.
See msccruises.co.uk for more details
Foodie cruise line Oceania is offering $200 onboard credit per stateroom on all bookings made during Cruise Week.
See oceaniacruises.com for more details
British line is offering London flights on certain 2015 fly cruises, worth up to £1,340 per person.
The deal is available on bookings made before 31 October.
This includes cruises with flights to Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Brazil and the US.
See P&O Cruises for more information
Princess Cruises has a ‘Three for Free’ offer where guests will receive a free balcony upgrade (on ocean view rooms), 100 minutes of free internet per person and a choice of either up to $200 onboard spending per couple, free car parking or coach transfers.
See princess.com/go for more details
Royal Caribbean International
Royal Caribbean International is offering $100 onboard credit on selected 2015 bookings as well as selected drinks packages and free gratuities.
See royalcaribbean.co.uk for more details
Ultra luxury cruise line is upgrading guests to a veranda suit when booking during National Cruise Week.
From 27 September to 13 October guests will also enjoy savings of up to £500 per person.
The offer includes sailings on the Adriatic and Greek islands, Mediterranean and Istanbul.
See seabourn.co.uk for more information
Thomson Cruises will offer guests sailing on Thomson Dream on 27 September the chance to go on a shore excursion in one port, free of charge.
Alternatively, they will be given £15 per person onboard credit and receive a free bottle of sparkling wine at the beginning of their cruise.
One cruiser will also have their onboard spend paid for by the company.
See thomson.co.uk/cruise for more details
Titan Travel is offering savings with luxury river operator Uniworld on selected 2015 cruises when booked by 30 November2014.
See titantravel.co.uk for more details