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Saving money on Cruise Ship Vacation

Posted on 22 December 2017 by admin (0)

When you are planning to go on a cruise ship vacation you must keep in mind that you are responsible for saving money as cruise line will earn as much as it can. No doubt, cruise ship vacation is the best way of spending holidays, but you must keep in mind that it is a business for them and they will cost you for everything. And to save money you must be careful at every step. Here are some tips that you must keep in mind the next time you go on a cruise ship vacation.

While searching for a cruise line for you cruise ship vacation you must do it in the off – season as the prices are low in the off – season as much as 50 %. You must keep in mind that off – season is the best time to book the cruises in case of smaller cruises. Around the world cruises have the same fair the whole year and there is not much difference in the cost. However, if you choose a travel agency to book your tickets, you might get a huge discount. This is not the case every time, but you certainly have a phone at home and can easily call each and every famous travel agency and ask them if they have any discounts on cruise ship vacations.

The biggest trap you face while on board is the sign and sail card which is necessary to take as you cannot pay at various places without this card. The problem with this card is this that it is like a credit card and they charge more on it. They allow you to pay the money at the time of leaving board and you do not need to take money with you on the board all the time. But you must avoid it as much as you can. You must go to the main desk and pay every time by cash and remain in the dining hall as food and drinks are free here.

Another trap is the kids playing area and the gift shops that charge higher than the ordinary shops. You must keep an eye on your kids that they do not buy or break any thing or else you will have to pay for it.

Cruise ship vacation is a very nice idea but if you save your money too as it is necessary for you and the cruise line will charge as much as it can. Saving money on cruise ship vacations is necessary as the handlers earns twice as much profit and we have no choice but to pay them. With this simple money saving tips we can minimize the hungry mouths of cruise ship owners.

When on ports, mostly cruise lines refer to some specific shops, but you must check the market. These so called referred shops benefit the cruise line more than to you. The specific shops that cruise lines mention is too expensive and charge almost twice as much for anything. Whether you buy a soft drink or a packet of chips, these shops don’t care of your money. Whereas, the nearby market shops are relatively cheaper and honestly have more variety than the selected shop.

Cruise ship vacation is no doubt a way of enjoyment and you can enjoy it with joy but saving money is also an important issue which cannot be avoided, if you belong to a middle-class family but if you are a rich and born with a silver spoon in your mouth money is no problem for you.