5 Best Senior Cruise Discounts for 2020

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With delicious cuisine, diverse entertainment, and relaxed accommodations, cruising from country to country is the perfect way to spend the best years of your life. To help you find the best possible cruises at the most affordable pricing, below are the five best senior cruise discounts to take advantage of in 2020.

Norwegian Cruise Linelavish

Generally speaking, seniors are eligible for $100 off select cruises and a five percent discount off all Norwegian cruises booked at least nine months out. Norwegian Cruise Line offers a uniquely relaxed experience, ignoring most of the usual cruise restrictions like dining times and dress codes. This way, seniors can enjoy a more relaxed experience on the sea usually only reserved for more expensive, luxurious cruises. Cruises aboard Norwegian Cruise Line last anywhere from three to 21 days and sail across Alaska, Cuba, Hawaii, and many other places.

Check out this sample discounted Norwegian Cruise: 7-Night Europe Cruise. It features a 68 percent discount off its list price of $2,199. This deal includes a departure from Barcelona, Spain, and stops at Naples, Italy, Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy, Livorno, Italy, Cannes, France, and Palma De Mallorca, Spain.

Other Possible Discounts

  • Free at Sea Exclusive – Save 30 Percent on Cruise Fares, 50 Percent off Deposits, Free Beverage Package, Free Shore Excursion Credit, and Up to $50 Free Onboard Credit
  • Reduced Rates
  • $100 Free Onboard Credit through American Express Gold Card Destinations
  • American Express Cruise Privileges Program Offers Up to $300 Free Onboard Credit plus Extra Bonuses
  • Latitudes Past Guest Benefits – Priority Check-In, Onboard Discounts, and Complimentary Dinner
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Royal Caribbean

While you have to call Royal Caribbean to see what specific discounts are available (1-800-256-6649), seniors 55 years or older are eligible for discounts aboard select Royal Caribbean cruises. That said, more discounts become available the closer a trip is to departure. Aboard Caribbean cruises, seniors can enjoy an adults-only retreat, spa, library, and card room, along with language classes, dance classes, scrapbooking, and guest lectures. There are also facilities for the deaf/hard-of-hearing and blind/visually impaired.

Check out this sample discounted Royal Caribbean cruise: 4-Night Caribbean Cruise. It features a 68 percent discount off its list price of $834. This deal includes a departure from Galveston, Texas and stops at Cozumel, Mexico.

Other Possible Discounts

  • Buy One Get One 60 Percent Off Cruise Fares, Up to $100 Free Onboard Credit, and Reduced Rates for Avoya Advantage Members
  • Royal Suite Class Offers Free Gratuities, Free Beverage Package, Free Wi-Fi, and Complimentary Specialty Dining
  • Free Family Fun Package
  • $100 Free Onboard Credit through American Express Gold Card Destinations
  • Crown & Anchor Society Offers Cruise Discounts, Reduced Rate Upgrades, and More for Past Guests
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Celebrity Cruises

Glass dining rooms, formal foyers, libraries, bars, lawn games, live entertainment, above-and-beyond staff, and casinos make Celebrity Cruises the quintessential senior cruise experience. Also, there are facilities for the deaf/hard-of-hearing and blind/visually impaired. If you provide enough notice in advance, in addition to qualifying for certain senior discounts, Celebrity Cruises can even customize your cruise to meet your individual needs.

Check out this sample discounted Celebrity Cruise: 7-Night Alaska Cruise. It features a 57 percent discount off its list price of $2,198. This deal includes a departure from Seattle, Washington, and stops at Ketchikan, Alaska, Juneau, Alaska, Skagway, Alaska, and the Alaska Inside Passage.

Other Possible Discounts

  • Up to $700 Free Onboard Credit, Free Gratuities, Free Beverage Package, and Free Unlimited Internet for Avoya Advantage Members
  • $100 Free Onboard Credit through American Express Gold Card Destinations
  • Active and Retired Military Save Up to $200
  • American Express Cruise Privileges Program Offers Up to $300 Free Onboard Credit and Extra Bonuses
  • Captain’s Club Benefits – Free Upgrades, Free Internet Plus More for Past Guests
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Silversea Cruises

While not specifically for seniors, Silverseas Cruises offers such discounts as 10 percent off fees and a $500 onboard credit for people who book their cruises far in advance. Silversea Cruises offer spacious, oceanview suites with butler service and private verandas and voyages to over 900 destinations on all seven continents. Transportation to and from port towns, as well as the inclusion of gratuities in your fee, make Silversea the perfect relaxing getaway for seniors.

Check out this sample discounted Silversea Cruise: 7-Night Alaska Cruise. It features a 38 percent discount off its list price of $10,200. This deal includes a departure from Vancouver, Canada, and stops at Ketchikan, Alaska, Juneau, Alaska, Skagway, Alaska, Sitka, Alaska, and Hubbard Glacier, Alaska. The cruise ends in Seward, Alaska.

Other Possible Discounts

  • Up to $500 Free Onboard Credit, Free or Discounted Airfare, and Save Up to $1,000 for Avoya Advantage Members
  • Free or Discounted Airfare for All 2020-2022 Silversea Cruises Booked Thorugh Avoya Travel
  • $100 Free Onboard Credit through American Express Gold Card Destinations
  • American Express Cruise Privileges Program Offers Up to $500 Free Onboard Credit and Extra Bonuses
  • Save Up to 10 Percent and Gain Access to Special Events for Venetian Society Members
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MSC Cruises

Enjoy a seniors cruise on a budget aboard MSC Cruises. While they don’t post their discounts publicly, you can call them at 1-877-665-4655 to find out what senior discounts are available. Even without a discount, MSC offers Caribbean itineraries for less than $300 per person. For a family-centric trip, MSC also offers free sailing for kids under 11 and even kids 12 to 17 on certain trips.

Check out this sample discounted MSC Cruise: 7-Night Caribbean Cruise. It features a 69 percent discount off its list price of $898. This deal includes a departure from Miami, Florida, and stops at Ocean Cay Msc Marine Reserve, Ocho Rios, Jamaica, Georgetown, Cayman Islands, and Key West, Florida.

Other Possible Discounts

  • Free Unlimited Beverage Package, Free Wi-Fi, and Up to $100 Free Onboard Credit for Select 2020-2021 MSC Cruises Booked Thorugh Avoya Travel
  • Reduced Rates on Select 2020-2021 MSC Cruises Booked Thorugh Avoya Travel
  • Up to 20 Percent Off Cruise Fares and $50 Free Onboard Credit for MSC Voyagers Club Members
  • $100 Free Onboard Credit through American Express Gold Card Destinations
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