Research is essential when choosing an affordable cruise advises

Cruise holiday demand is increasing at a steady rate and with many cruise liners competing for custom. has revealed essential tips for choosing an affordable cruise holiday in 2010.

Online travel agency, has revealed an increase in bookings for package Cruise holidays over the previous year with bookings showing a rise for the 2010 cruise season. 

Holidaymakers always look for the best cruise bargains, which is why Cruises-Direct have put together a selection of the best tips for choosing an affordable cruise aimed at holidaymakers new to ‘cruise holidays’.

Advice from Cruises-Direct on choosing an affordable cruise holiday.

Choosing an affordable cruise:

  • Book at least 6 months in advance or 3 weeks before departure date to get the greatest discount on cruise holidays, room upgrades and more.
  • Receive regular updates and newsletters from by joining the mailing list to receive the best offers and discounts.
  • Look out for deals on family cruise holidays where children may go free.
  • Luxury cruise liners offer free upgrades and ‘free spending money’ throughout the cruise season.
  • Research cruise lines to see which best suits the needs of the family or destinations holidaymakers plan on going to.

Jon Pearce of said, “Family cruise holidays are great for children and adults alike as the facilities on board cruise liners now do suit everyone.  We aim to give our customers the best possible discounts on our cruise holidays so holidaymakers can maximise their budgets on excursions and on board entertainment.” offer cruise holidays to a wide range of destinations with a great choice of cruise liners for holidaymakers to choose from. offer last minute deals and full financial security when booking cruise holidays.



Cruises-Direct are owned and operated by who are a trading division of Midlands Co-op Travel. We are fully ABTA and ATOL bonded and offer full financial security when booking your cruise holiday.
We are able to offer you a wide range of cruise packages including cheap last minute cruises, first time family cruises and a full range of luxury cruise deals.
At Cruises-Direct, we have a large range of other travel offers including cheap package holidays, city break deals and ski and snowboard holidays.
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