The Top 10 Cheapest Cruises in the World - Updated August, 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 $44 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 scour the internet weekly for the absolute best rock bottom cruise deals and post them below. Using Expedia Cruises, Cruise Critic and Cruise sheet, we leave 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. We are NOT a travel agency nor do we benifit from any bookings made.
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
20 Night Repositioning Cruise from Dubai to Venice
$51 Per Day
$1030 Total Trip
Departing April 18, 2020 the MSC Lirica will set sail from Dubai on an epic 20 day journey to Venice. Spend 9 days at sea, 11 days in ports including Croatia, Greece, Cyprus, Italy, Israel and Oman. The ship was refurbished in 2015 and hold 1900 passengers. The Lirica has a spa, two pools, a casino, a solarium, a minigolf course, a gym, and a jacuzzi.
5 Night Round Trip Cruise From Jacksonville to the Bahamas
$75 Per Day
$377 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!
24 Night Repositioning Cruise From Lon Angeles to Singapore
$60 Per Day
$1432 Total Trip
On October 5th, 2019 you could be departing on the Carnial Splendor for 24 glorious days from Los Angeles to Singapore. This repositioning cruise comes in at number 8 on our top 10 list! With stops in Hawaii, Guam, Malaysia and Vietnam you'll be able to take in multiple cultures and stunning attractions. You definitely have to LOVE sea days to take this cruise as there will be a whopping 18 of them! Definitely for the Veteran cruiser who loves a laid back itinerary. The ship has room for over 3000 passengers and was renovated in 2016. It includes 4 pools, a waterslide, casino and much more!
21 Night Transatlantic Cruise from Rome to Miami
$73 Per Day
$1384 Total Trip
Departing from Rome on November 5th 2019, the MSC Divina is headed on a 21 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
$62 Per Day - BEST VALUE (We've cruised it twice!)
$934 Total Trip BALCONY STATEROOM!!!
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
$62 Per Day
$869 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.
12 Night Round Trip Caribbean Cruise from Cape Liberty New Jersey
$119 Per Day
$1463 Total Trip - BALCONY!! Plus Kids Sale FREE
Departing December 7th, 2020 this is the LOWEST PRICE ever for a balcony stateroom on Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas. Get ready to put on the sun tan lotion! This 12 day tropical cruise makes stop in Puerto Rico, St. Maarten, Antigua, St. Lucia, St. Kitts and Barbados. The Anthem of the Seas hold over 4000 passengers and was only built 4 years ago. It is one of the most modern ships that includes an artificial surfing wave called the Flow Rider, a robotic bartender, indoor skydiving chamber, ice skating, bumper cars and all the usual luxury amenities you find on board a cruise!
29 Night World Cruise From Reunion Island to Venice
$69 Per Day
$2000 Total Trip - OUTSIDE CABIN!!
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 Repositioning Cruise from Rome to Buenos Aires
$44 Per Day
$885 Total Trip
Topping our list in the number one spot is the cheapest cruise in the world! For only $44 per day you could be sailing for 20 days from Rome to Buenos Aires on the Costa Pacifica. Departing on November 12th 2020 the ship will set sail with stops in Uruguay, Brazil, Spain and Italy. The ship was refurbuished in 2017 and can hold up to 3000 passengers. On board amenities include 4 pools, 5 jacuzzi's, casion, spa, gym and a roller skating rink.
TOP 10 CHEAPEST CRUISES
10. 20 Night Repositioning Cruise from Dubai to Venice – $51 per day
9. 5 Night Round Trip Cruise From Jacksonville to the Bahamas – $75 per day
8. 24 Night Repositioning Cruise From Lon Angeles to Singapore – $60 per day
7. 21 Night Transatlantic Cruise from Rome to Miami – $73 per day
6. 14 Night Transpacific Repositioning Cruise from Vancouver to Tokyo – $62 per day
5. 13 Night Transatlantic Cruise from San Juan to Barcelona – $52 per day
4. 14 Night Repositioning Cruise From Barcelona to Tampa – $62 per day
3. 12 Night Round Trip Caribbean Cruise from Cape Liberty New Jersey – $119 per day
2. 29 Night World Cruise From Reunion Island to Venice – $69 per day
1. 20 Night Repositioning Cruise from Rome to Buenos Aires – $44 per day
Here are our secret tips to finding great cruise deals!
- Use cruise comparison websites. The ones we use are Cruise Direct, Expedia Cruises, American Discount 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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