Top Cruise Holiday Booking Considerations

How to research, find, book and enjoy your dream cruise holiday!

Cheap Cruise Holidays




The following offers a guide to help you research and book your dream cruise holiday. During January of each year, the vast majority of travel and holiday booking agents will offer their greatest discounts on cruise holidays in advance of the June-July peak tourism season. The moment the christmas turkey is all but devoured, and the new years eve party guests have gone home, Cruise operators get ready for their busiest booking season. There will be literally hundreds of bargain cruise holiday deals to choose from. Typically, the most popular cruise destinations are the Caribbean and the Mediterranean.

There are a few things that you will need to bear in mind before you select your Dream Cruise Holiday:

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1. First of all you need to decide how much money you want to spend on the trip.


Most of our cruises include all meals as part of their price as standard. Some of our cheap cruises even include local alcoholic drinks, others still include all alcoholic drinks at no additional cost! Some holiday cruises include excursions at the destination ports, where others don't. Understanding what is included, and what is not included will help you decide on your budget. This is both for how much you will be willing to spend on the cruise holiday itself, and also how much spending money you will want to bring on your cruise vacation.
Most cruises holidays do not include your flight and transfer to the cruise ship from the airport - however look for a fully bonded and insured travel agent and ensure that your cruise is packaged up with suitable flights, transfers and any hotel accommodation.

2. You need to decide how much freedom you want in your cruise schedule.


This will depend on the type of cruise ship that you decide to travel on. Sometimes the schedule is very structured with set times for meals, port visits and other events. At the same time, there are ships which only have fixed meal times and a much looser, more ad-hoc attitude toward scheduling. If you are not necessarily looking for a specifically cheap cruise journey, you may well be able to choose options where you have a lot more freedom to adhere to your own schedule - forging your own cruise adventure holiday!

3. You should tailor your cruise holiday based on your own interests.


The good news is that there are many special cruise packages which focus on a specific interest such as water parks, golf, swimming, gambling, diving and even museums. You may want to check on those before making a final decision about your preferred cruise holiday. Cruise holidays tend to be very social experiences. A cruise vacation can also be a great opportunity to meet other people with the same interests as yourself.

Cruising can be a great option for you whether you are planning to travel with your family, friends or simply by yourself. There is are bargain cruise journeys to suit all tastes.

4. Enjoy Your Cruise!

CruiseParadise.ie is Ireland's Leading specialist in cruise holidays. Based in Kilkenny we offer our customers in Ireland and the world the biggest selection of cruises at unbeatable lowest prices. Cruise Paradise is a fully Licensed and Bonded Travel Agent and is Ireland's No. 1 Low Price Seller of Cruises from Ireland for many of the Worlds Leading Cruise Companies including Celebrity Cruises, Royal Caribbean and Princess Cruises.

When you start searching through Cruise Paradise for your dream cruise holiday deal, the first thing that you will realise is that there is truly a massive selection and variety of discount cruises available which you can choose from - so much so that it can be a little bit daunting. Fear not though, as Cruise Paradise is here to help you choose the very best discount cruises. Cruise Paradise is Ireland's leading discount cruise travel website. When you are looking for an exciting and memorable, but cheap, cruise vacation where you can see more than one place in the one trip, no doubt one of our discount cruises from Ireland will come to mind.

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Bermuda
Royal Caribbean International: Anthem of the Seas
7th Oct 2017, 5 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Cape Liberty, New Jersey - King’s Wharf - Cape Liberty, New Jersey
 
fr.€1107pp
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Eastern Caribbean from Port Canaveral
Disney Cruise Line: Disney Fantasy
7th Oct 2017, 7 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Port Canaveral - Tortola - St Thomas, US Virgin Isles - Castaway Cay - Port Canaveral
 
fr.€1520pp
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Western Caribbean
Royal Caribbean International: Allure of the Seas
8th Oct 2017, 7 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Fort Lauderdale - Labadee - Falmouth,Jamaica - Cozumel - Fort Lauderdale
 
fr.€646pp
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Canada & New England
Royal Caribbean International: Anthem of the Seas
12th Oct 2017, 9 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Cape Liberty, New Jersey - Boston, USA - Bar Harbor - Portland, USA - Halifax - St John, New Brunswick - Cape Liberty, New Jersey
 
fr.€1223pp
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Southern Caribbean
Royal Caribbean International: Adventure of the Seas
14th Oct 2017, 7 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: San Juan - Charlotte Amalie - Willemstad, Curacao - Oranjestad, Aruba - Basseterre - San Juan
 
fr.€655pp
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Western Caribbean from Port Canaveral
Disney Cruise Line: Disney Fantasy
14th Oct 2017, 7 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Port Canaveral - Cozumel - Grand Cayman - Falmouth,Jamaica - Castaway Cay - Port Canaveral
 
fr.€1405pp
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Southern Caribbean
Royal Caribbean International: Adventure of the Seas
21st Oct 2017, 7 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: San Juan - Kralendijk,Bonaire - Willemstad, Curacao - Oranjestad, Aruba - Philipsburg, St Maarten - San Juan
 
fr.€630pp
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Bahamas
Royal Caribbean International: Anthem of the Seas
21st Oct 2017, 7 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Cape Liberty, New Jersey - Orlando - CocoCay - Nassau - Cape Liberty, New Jersey
 
fr.€5288pp
call now 0818 333 901
Eastern Caribbean from Port Canaveral
Disney Cruise Line: Disney Fantasy
21st Oct 2017, 7 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Port Canaveral - Tortola - St Thomas, US Virgin Isles - Castaway Cay - Port Canaveral
 
fr.€1446pp
call now 0818 333 901
Western Caribbean
Royal Caribbean International: Allure of the Seas
22nd Oct 2017, 7 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Fort Lauderdale - Labadee - Falmouth,Jamaica - Cozumel - Fort Lauderdale
 
fr.€893pp
call now 0818 333 901
Bahamas
Royal Caribbean International: Anthem of the Seas
28th Oct 2017, 7 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Cape Liberty, New Jersey - Orlando - CocoCay - Nassau - Cape Liberty, New Jersey
 
fr.€2825pp
call now 0818 333 901
Western Caribbean from Port Canaveral
Disney Cruise Line: Disney Fantasy
28th Oct 2017, 7 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Port Canaveral - Cozumel - Grand Cayman - Falmouth,Jamaica - Castaway Cay - Port Canaveral
 
fr.€1420pp
call now 0818 333 901
Western Caribbean
Royal Caribbean International: Liberty of the Seas
29th Oct 2017, 7 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Galveston - Roatan, Bay Islands - Puerto Costa Maya - Cozumel - Galveston
 
fr.€838pp
call now 0818 333 901
Southern Caribbean
Royal Caribbean International: Adventure of the Seas
11th Nov 2017, 7 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: San Juan - Willemstad, Curacao - Kralendijk,Bonaire - Oranjestad, Aruba - Philipsburg, St Maarten - San Juan
 
fr.€983pp
call now 0818 333 901
Exotic Southern Caribbean
Celebrity Cruises: Celebrity Eclipse
12th Nov 2017, 14 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Miami - Philipsburg, St Maarten - St John's, Antigua - Castries - Bridgetown - Kralendijk,Bonaire - Willemstad, Curacao - Oranjestad, Aruba - Miami
 
fr.€1053pp
call now 0818 333 901
Southern Caribbean
Royal Caribbean International: Adventure of the Seas
25th Nov 2017, 7 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: San Juan - Charlotte Amalie - Basseterre - Willemstad, Curacao - Oranjestad, Aruba - San Juan
 
fr.€788pp
call now 0818 333 901
Exotic Southern Caribbean
Celebrity Cruises: Celebrity Eclipse
26th Nov 2017, 14 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Miami - Philipsburg, St Maarten - St John's, Antigua - Castries - Bridgetown - Kralendijk,Bonaire - Willemstad, Curacao - Oranjestad, Aruba - Miami
 
fr.€1063pp
call now 0818 333 901
Southern Caribbean
Royal Caribbean International: Adventure of the Seas
9th Dec 2017, 7 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: San Juan - Willemstad, Curacao - Kralendijk,Bonaire - Oranjestad, Aruba - Philipsburg, St Maarten - San Juan
 
fr.€932pp
call now 0818 333 901
Southern Caribbean
Celebrity Cruises: Celebrity Eclipse
10th Dec 2017, 11 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Miami - Philipsburg, St Maarten - St John's, Antigua - Castries - Bridgetown - Basseterre - Miami
 
fr.€854pp
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Exotic Caribbean Holiday
Celebrity Cruises: Celebrity Eclipse
21st Dec 2017, 12 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Miami - Charlotte Amalie - St John's, Antigua - Philipsburg, St Maarten - Bridgetown - Roseau - Basseterre - Miami
 
fr.€1310pp
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Southern Caribbean
Royal Caribbean International: Adventure of the Seas
23rd Dec 2017, 7 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: San Juan - Charlotte Amalie - Basseterre - Willemstad, Curacao - Oranjestad, Aruba - San Juan
 
fr.€883pp
call now 0818 333 901
United States, Bahamas, Puerto Rico, St. Maarten
MSC Cruises: MSC Seaside
3rd Mar 2018, 7 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Miami - Nassau - San Juan - Philipsburg, St Maarten - Miami
 
fr.€839pp
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Athens to Rome
Cunard: Queen Victoria
7th Oct 2017, 21 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Athens (Piraeus) - Sarande - Heraklion - Rhodes - Mykonos - Athens (Piraeus) - Katakolon - Dubrovnik - Split - Venice - Kotor - Corfu - Cagliari - Naples - Rome (Civitavecchia)
 
fr.€CALLpp
call now 0818 333 901
Athens to Venice
Cunard: Queen Victoria
7th Oct 2017, 14 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Athens (Piraeus) - Sarande - Heraklion - Rhodes - Mykonos - Athens (Piraeus) - Katakolon - Dubrovnik - Split - Venice
 
fr.€CALLpp
call now 0818 333 901
Athens to Athens
Cunard: Queen Victoria
7th Oct 2017, 7 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Athens (Piraeus) - Sarande - Heraklion - Rhodes - Mykonos - Athens (Piraeus)
 
fr.€CALLpp
call now 0818 333 901
Roundtrip Southampton
Cunard: Queen Elizabeth
8th Oct 2017, 17 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Southampton - Palma De Mallorca - Katakolon - Mykonos - Rhodes - Athens (Piraeus) - Gibraltar - Southampton
 
fr.€3954pp
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Western Mediterranean from Barcelona
Norwegian Cruise Line: Norwegian Epic
8th Oct 2017, 7 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Barcelona - Provence - Cannes - Livorno - Rome (Civitavecchia) - Majorca, Spain - Barcelona
 
fr.€1249pp
call now 0818 333 901
Western Mediterranean from Barcelona
Norwegian Cruise Line: Norwegian Epic
15th Oct 2017, 7 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Barcelona - Naples - Rome (Civitavecchia) - Livorno - Cannes - Provence - Barcelona
 
fr.€1162pp
call now 0818 333 901
Mediterranean Venice
Royal Caribbean International: Brilliance of the Seas
16th Oct 2017, 12 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Barcelona - Cannes - Livorno - Rome (Civitavecchia) - Amalfi - Venice - Ravenna - Kotor - Barcelona
 
fr.€CALLpp
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Spain & Canaries
Celebrity Cruises: Celebrity Eclipse
18th Oct 2017, 10 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Southampton - Madeira - Tenerife - Lanzarote - Vigo - Southampton
 
fr.€3829pp
call now 0818 333 901
Western Mediterranean from Barcelona
Norwegian Cruise Line: Norwegian Epic
22nd Oct 2017, 7 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Barcelona - Majorca, Spain - Rome (Civitavecchia) - Livorno - Cannes - Provence - Barcelona
 
fr.€1227pp
call now 0818 333 901
Italy, Spain, Portugal
MSC Cruises: MSC Preziosa
1st Nov 2017, 4 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Genoa - Barcelona - Cadiz - Lisbon
 
fr.€CALLpp
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Spain, France, Italy
MSC Cruises: MSC Splendida
2nd Nov 2017, 7 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Valencia - Marseille - Genoa - Rome (Civitavecchia) - Palermo - Cagliari - Palma De Mallorca - Valencia
 
fr.€CALLpp
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Spain, France, Italy
MSC Cruises: MSC Magnifica
2nd Nov 2017, 2 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Barcelona - Marseille - Genoa
 
fr.€160pp
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Italy, Malta, Spain, France, Italy
MSC Cruises: MSC Meraviglia
3rd Nov 2017, 7 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Barcelona - Marseille - Genoa - Naples - Messina - Malta (La Valletta) - Barcelona
 
fr.€1199pp
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France,Italy,Spain
MSC Cruises: MSC Splendida
3rd Nov 2017, 7 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Marseille - Genoa - Rome (Civitavecchia) - Palermo - Cagliari - Palma De Mallorca - Valencia - Marseille
 
fr.€CALLpp
call now 0818 333 901
Italy, Greece, Montenegro, Croatia
MSC Cruises: MSC Armonia
3rd Nov 2017, 7 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Naples - Genoa - Rome (Civitavecchia) - Corfu - Kotor - Split - Venice
 
fr.€1449pp
call now 0818 333 901
Mediterranean Passage
Celebrity Cruises: Celebrity Silhouette
4th Nov 2017, 15 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Rome (Civitavecchia) - Florence/Pisa - Toulon - Barcelona - Palma De Mallorca - Tenerife - Fort Lauderdale
 
fr.€1022pp
call now 0818 333 901
Barcelona to Rome (Civitavecchia)
Regent Seven Seas Cruises: Seven Seas Explorer
4th Nov 2017, 8 nts, departing: Any London
Visiting: Barcelona - Valencia - Palma De Mallorca - Marseille - Monte Carlo - Portofino - La Spezia - Livorno - Rome (Civitavecchia)
 
fr.€3665pp
call now 0818 333 901
Italy, Greece, Montenegro, Croatia
MSC Cruises: MSC Armonia
4th Nov 2017, 6 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Genoa - Rome (Civitavecchia) - Corfu - Kotor - Split - Venice
 
fr.€529pp
call now 0818 333 901
Italy, France, Spain, Portugal
MSC Cruises: MSC Poesia
4th Nov 2017, 6 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Venice - Messina - Ajaccio - Barcelona - Lisbon
 
fr.€CALLpp
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Mediterranean & Adriatic
Princess Cruises: Crown Princess
26th May 2018, 7 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Athens (Piraeus) - Santorini Island - Kotor - Trapan (Sicily) - Naples - Barcelona
 
fr.€1023pp
call now 0818 333 901
Greek Isles Cruise
Royal Caribbean International: Rhapsody of the Seas
3rd Nov 2018, 7 nts, departing: Cruise Only
Visiting: Venice - Kotor - Corfu - Athens (Piraeus) - Mykonos - Argostoli - Venice
 
fr.€757pp
call now 0818 333 901

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