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Old November 19th, 2006, 03:46 AM
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We want to get a cruise over the Christmas & New year perod. If we wait until into December, is it likely we will get a huge bargain? Our first cruise was booked 10 days before sailing and we got it for 1/3 of the normal price. Any advice?
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Old November 19th, 2006, 05:15 AM
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Normally you will not find a cheap cruise over the holidays. It's a peak travel period and most ships are sold out well in advance.

However, you might find some last minute deals if you are flexible on sailing date, ship, and destination and don't mind staying in an inside room.

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Old November 19th, 2006, 06:30 AM
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I agree with Thomas. Typically, the holiday sailings cost more and sell out.
And unless you live within driving distance to the port, the airfare can be restrictive at the holidays also. Good luck with your search. Let us know if you find something.
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Old November 19th, 2006, 12:37 PM
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I can't add much to the great advice you have already received. I did check on some of the holiday cruises, and they are either already sold out, or are getting there. Good Luck

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