Are Christmas cruises crowded?
They will be crowded and you will find a higher percentage of the crowd is made up of children than on a regular cruise. Many of the holiday cruises are populated by families.
What is Christmas like on a cruise ship?
“Christmas is a wonderful time of year to take a cruise, the ships are all decked out with garlands, twinkling lights and poinsettia plants and the on-board spas are a perfect opportunity for some rest and relaxation during this busy time of year.
Are cruises in January a good idea?
January/February Pricing: January and February can be extremely budget-friendly with cruises from $50 per person, per night. Temperature: Highs in the mid-80s in the Southern Caribbean, with lows typically no cooler than the mid-60s in places like the Bahamas or Cuba.
Is December a good time to cruise?
December is one of the best times to take a cruise. Whether you’re looking to escape the winter cold or just prefer to celebrate the holiday season at sea, the end of the year is the perfect opportunity to relax and unwind on a ship.
Do cruise ships decorate for Christmas?
While there is no firm timeline, typically public areas of cruise ships get decorated for Christmas right around Thanksgiving or so. Every ship in the fleet will have a Christmas tree up, along with menorah-lighting ceremonies.
Why do people go on a Christmas cruise?
It’s easy to see why. As well as escaping the cold weather, a Christmas cruise is relatively stress-free. You don’t need to think about putting up decorations, entertaining relatives or cooking a festive feast. Instead you can spend your time planning adventures in the various ports of call.
Are there any Christmas cruises in the Caribbean?
Many cruise lines move ships into the Caribbean (from Europe and Alaska) prior to the holiday season, so there is an abundance of choices, ranging from small to mega-ships, with cruises in almost every price range. Unless you sail with an adult-only cruise line, there will be lots of children onboard for the week of Christmas.
Are there any river cruises in the Christmas season?
There are numerous river cruises dedicated to exploring the markets and even a few oceangoing sailings that include ports known for their Christmas markets. The river cruises sailing during the holiday season typically immerse you in the traditions of each country on the itinerary with food, music and decorations.
Where to go for Christmas on a cruise?
Build a sandman on the pristine beaches of the Caribbean. Get into the holiday spirit while sailing around Australia and New Zealand. Discover the festive decorations and traditions of Southeast Asia. Or spend Christmas Eve during a once-in-a-lifetime cruise around the Galapagos Islands.