The Top 10 Cheapest Cruises in the World - Updated June, 2019
Below is our list of the top 10 cheapest cruises in the world! We update this list monthly with all the best cruise deals we can find. From last minute promotions to repositioning cruises for as little as $30 per day, these cheap cruises will fit into almost any budget!
When you think of cruising the first word that pops in to your mind is probably not “cheap”. Cruising is usually associated with luxury, exotic destinations and a rather large price tag. That doesn't have to be the case!
We have scoured the internet for the absolute best rock bottom cruise deals. Using Expedia Cruises, Cruise Critic and Cruise sheet, we left no stone (or should I say seashell) unturned. This is the ultimate top 10 cheap cruises list to satisfy your urge to hit the open seas.
Looking to discover your own cheap cruises? Check out our tips for hunting great cruise deals after the list!
The Top 10 list prices are in USD per person and include taxes/port fees.
Counting Down the Cheapest Cruises
16 Night Hawaii Escape From Vancouver to Los Angeles
$67 Per Day
$1078 Total Trip
Departing Sept 26th, 2019 the Carnival Legend will set sail from Vancouver on an epic journey to Hawaii before heading to Los Angeles. Spend 5 days at sea, 5 days in Hawaii and then 5 days at sea again before arriving in Los Angeles. This very affordable cruise includes port stops in Hilo, Kahului, Kona, Nawiliwili and Honolulu. The Legend was refurbished in 2015 and holds 2500 passengers. The Legend offers a minigolf course, a basketball court, a gym, an outdoor movie theater, a waterslide, a casino, a spa, four jacuzzis, and four pools.
5 Night Round Trip Cruise From Jacksonville to the Bahamas
$81 Per Day
$405 Total Trip
Carnivals Ecstasy, departs November 18, 2019, which gives you plenty of time to book our number 9 spot for the cheapest cruises in the world. The affordable 5 night cruise is out at sea for two days and in port for two days. The port stops include the tropical Half Moon Cay and Nassau, Bahamas. Cruise with the Ecstasy that was luxuriously refurbished in 2017 (I love a recent renovation) and holds 2400 guests. Enjoy the sun, sand and sea with this epic cruise deal!
5 Night Round Trip Cruise From Miami to Cozumel
$95 Per Day
$477 Total Trip
On December 7, 2019 you could be departing on Celebrity's Infinity! This round trip cruise deal landed in our number 8 spot for the cheapest cruises in the world. The 5 night cruise has port stops in Key West and Cozumel. Set sail with the Infinity that was refurbished in 2015 and holds 2600 passengers. Have some tequila in the sun knowing you found one of the best cruise deals!
20 Night Transatlantic Cruise from Rome to Miami
$63 Per Day
$1260 Total Trip
Departing from Rome on November 5th 2019, the MSC Divina is headed on a 19 day incredible transatlantic voyage from Rome to Miami. This cheap repositioning cruise deal landed in our number 7 spot for the cheapest cruises in the world. The itinerary includes port days in Spain, Portugal, Barbados, St. Maarten and Puerto Rico. The MSC Divina hold 4200 passengers and was renovated in 2017.
14 Night Transpacific Repositioning Cruise from Vancouver to Tokyo
$55 Per Day - BEST VALUE (We've cruised it twice!)
$775 Total Trip
The Celebrity Millennium, departing September 6, 2019 is a once in a lifetime opportunity to sail with Celebrity at this price! The ship just completed a 100 million dollar renovation with all brand new staterooms! It also get top honors on the list for BEST VALUE. The price is so good on this crossing, we have already sailed this route twice on the Millennium!
Enjoy 14 days of breathtaking cruising all the way from Vancouver to Tokyo. The itinerary includes 11 days of sailing at sea and 3 port days with stops in Sitka, Alaska, Otaru and Hakodate Japan, . The highly rated Millennium hold 2500 passengers and has amazing service and crew.
13 Night Transatlantic Cruise from San Juan to Barcelona
$52 Per Day
$671 Total Trip
Departing on April 25th, 2020 Royal Caribbeans Vision of the Seas will depart on an transatlantic voyage from San Juan, Puerto Rico to Barcelona, Spain! This low priced cruise has port days in St. Maarten, Canary Islands and Spain. The Vision of the seas hold 2400 passengers and features an outdoor movie theater, basketball court, gym, spa, casino, a solarium, six jacuzzis, and three pools. This is a great chance to cross the Atlantic ocean at a great price.
14 Night Repositioning Cruise From Barcelona to Tampa
$48 Per Day
$677 Total Trip
Caribbean's Rhapsody of the Seas, is setting sail November 7th, 2020, and you could be on it! This repositioning cruise deal landed in our number 4 spot and is sure to impress. Enjoy 14 days of gorgeous cruising all the way from Barcelona to Tampa. The itinerary has port stops in the Canary Islands and the Bahamas. This ship holds up to 2400 guests and was recently renovated in 2016. Definitely a bucket list cruise at a truly affordable price.
14 Night Westbound Transatlantic from Rome to Miami
$58 Per Day
$813 Total Trip
Departing November 6, 2019 on the Royal Caribbean's Explorer of The Seas this repositioning cruise deal landed in our number 3 spot for the cheapest cruises in the world. Enjoy 14 days of open sea cruising from Rome to Miami. The itinerary includes three port days in Spain and one in the Bahamas. Explorer of the Seas was recently renovated in 2015 and holds 3900 passengers. This trans-atlantic cruise is perfect for those who love long days at sea. The perfect getaway at a perfect low price!
29 Night World Cruise From Reunion Island to Venice
$59 Per Day
$1710 Total Trip
This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to take a one month WORLD CRUISE for only $1710! Leaving March 12th, 2020 on the Costa Mediterranea, this world cruise deal landed in our number 2 spot for the cheapest cruises. Enjoy 29 days of world cruising all the way from La Possession to Venice. The itinerary includes stops in 9 countries including Mauritius, Seychelles, Oman, Israel, Jordan, Cyprus, Greece, Croatia and Italy. There will be 16 port days and 12 days at sea. The Costa Mediterranea is medium size ship that was recently renovated in 2013 and can accommodate up to 2000 passengers. This is definitely an affordable cruise to add to your bucket list!
20 Night Eastbound Transatlantic Cruise from Pointe-a-Pitre to Savona
$32 Per Day
$637 Total Trip
Setting sail March 21st, 2020 this Cruise on the Costa Favolosa comes in at our number 1 spot for the Cheapest Cruises in the World! At only $32 per day this isn't just the cheapest cruise, it's also one of the cheapest vacations on the planet. Enjoy 20 days of slow travel cruising on the ship with stops in St, Maartin, Martinique, Guadeloupe, St. Lucia and the Dominican Republic. The Favolosa has room for 3600 passengers with lots of activities to do on board. This is by far the cheapest cruise in the world that can be booked right now!
Here are our secret tips to finding great cruise deals!
- Use cruise comparison websites. The ones we use are Cruise Direct, Expedia Cruises and CruiseSheet
- Do not book early unless you want a specific stateroom
- Be flexible with your dates
- Search for repositioning cruises
- Book an inside room and take a chance on bidding for a last minute upgrade
- Avoid peak seasons such as Christmas, New Years and Spring Break
- Avoid the newest ships
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