Oct 3 2016

When is the best time to cruise?

Are you looking for the best time of year to cruise to your favourite destination? Take a look at these top cruise holiday ideas and when the best time of year is to explore and discover them. From Alaska to Asia, the Mediterranean to the Caribbean and South America, you’ll find the best times of year to cruise, right here.

Alaskan summer

Set sail from June to August and discover the spectacular natural scenery of the final frontier with a cruise to Alaska. Alaska is spectacularly beautiful in summer with its lush, green mountains and crystal clear waters. Depart from Vancouver or Seattle for a breath-taking scenic cruise up the west coast of Canada to the state of Alaska.

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Awesome Asia

With its vast cultures, religions and spectacular scenery, Asia is full of tranquillity and unique experiences. The best time to cruise to Asia has to be during their summer months, even though the countries closer to the equator enjoy a wet or dry season as opposed to a summer and a winter. Discover this fascinating continent and book your cruise by checking out these exceptional Asia cruise deals!


Marvellous Mediterranean

The Mediterranean is one of the most popular cruise destinations in the world with cruises usually being separated into east and west. The summer months of May to September are the best chance of experiencing fantastic, warm temperatures as you bask on a sunny beach in Greece, Italy or Spain. We have fantastic Mediterranean cruise deals.


Captivating Caribbean

From Florida to the Cayman Islands, and Barbados, you can discover heaven on earth when you cruise to the Caribbean between November and May. If you’re looking for the perfect beach setting with sea, sand, and palm trees as far as the eye can see, you should definitely cruise to the Caribbean.


Spectacular South America

With such an enormous coastline, South America can offer visitors a wide array of attractions, from the spectacular mountain ranges in the south of the continent to the magnificent golden beaches, cultures and nightlife of the northern part of the continent. November to May, during the summer months, are definitely the most favourable months to cruise to South America.

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