With a coronavirus vaccine in sight, cruise lines are ready to rebound from their sailing hiatus offering some decent deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday in 2020.
Here’s a rundown:
Carnival: Through Nov. 29: Up to 30% off cruises for sailings through April 2023, reduced deposits from $50 per person and free room upgrades. Details at carnival.com/cruise-search?cruisedeals=earlysaversale
Holland America Line: Available from Nov. 25-Dec. 1: Premium Wi-Fi on winter 2021-summer 2022 sailings. Also available, the “Save Now, Cruise Later” promotion in which gift cards of $500 get an extra $50, while an additional $100 is given for $1,000 in gift cards purchased. Details at hollandamerica.com
Hurtigruten: Nov. 23-Dec. 2: Up to 50% off per person plus discounted deposits of $500 per person for select itineraries. Details at hurtigruten.com/offers/black-friday-2020/
MSC Cruises: Through Dec. 1: Up to $1,400 in value for Bahamas/Caribbean, Mediterranean or Northern Europe sailings. The deal touts up to $600 off the best cruise fares, up to $200 in onboard credit and $600 in savings with a Kids Sail Free offer on March-November 2021 cruises. Details available at msccruisesusa.com/cruise-deals/black-friday-cyber-monday
Norwegian Cruise Lines: Available through Nov. 27: 30% off any ship itinerary through 2023 and all five “Free at Sea” offers that include open bar, free specialty dining, free shore excursions credits, free WiFi and discounted rates for friends and family. Details are at www.ncl.com/cruise-deals/choice or call 1-866-234-7350.
Oceania Cruises: Through Dec. 2: Category upgrades, roundtrip airfare, free Wi-Fi and choice among free shore excursions, beverage pacakage or $800 on-board credit on selection 2021-2022 voyages. oceaniacruises.com/special-offers/black-friday/
Princess Cruises: Nov. 24-30: Dubbed “The Cyber Event,” the line is offering free Wi-Fi, drinks package and gratuities plus 50% off deposits and up to $200 in onboard spending for all cruises departing May 2021 and beyond. Details at princess.com/cruise-deals-promotions/#cyber-event
Regent Seven Seas Cruises: Nov. 16-30: $500 in on-board credit on select 2021 cruises in the Mediterannean and Northern Europe. Details at rssc.com/gift-of-travel
Riviera River Cruises: Nov. 27-Dec. 1: $1,199 per person flat pricing on select sailings in 2021. Details at rivierarivercruises.com or call 888-838-8820.
Royal Caribbean: Available from Nov. 25-Dec. 1: Cyber Week deals offer up to $550 off Summer 2021 sailings, 60% off a second gusts and kids sail free all summer. Travelers can book online at www.royalcaribbean.com or call 1-800-769-2522.
Virgin Voyages: Nov. 26-30: Up to $400 in on-board credit for any new booking. Details at virginvoyages.com
Cruise.com: 9 a.m. EST Dec. 27-Dec. 1: The discount cruise booking site has its own lineup of deals with rates up to $1,600 in savings across all cruise lines including free onboard spending, free gratuities, free drinks, free wi-fi, reduced deposits and other enticements. While the lines’ deals will be incorporated, cruise.com states that some on its site will be exclusive. Details at cruise.com or 866-401-0895.
Celebrity Cruises: The cruise line rolled out a new deal across all bookings called Always Included, meaning that Wi-Fi, drinks package and gratuities are part of the normal fare, so no specific Black Friday deal coming for 2020. Details at celebritycruises.com.
Disney Cruise Line: No Black Friday deals promoted as of Nov. 25, but select deals up to 25% off are available for some Bahamas, Caribbean and Baja sailings in March-May 2021. Details at https://disneycruise.disney.go.com/special-offers/domestic-special-rates/
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