At least two cruise lines are offering special deals and exclusive perks on cruises that are only available when you book a cruise directly through a travel agent. These promotions are a part of CLIA’s #ChooseCruise campaign that is helping educate travelers on why they should book a cruise vacation. These deals include 50% off cruises to Tahiti and Bora Bora and free cruise spending money.
October is National Plan a Cruise Month and to celebrate, cruise lines are offering special deals that are only available through travel agents. What cruise deals are being offered? Here is a rundown of the current deals available for the #ChooseCruise campaign.
MSC Cruises – MSC is offering exclusive perks on cruises on the Hottest New Cruise Ship sailing to the Caribbean, MSC Seaside. The Deal: Guests will receive $75 shipboard credit per person (up to $150 total per stateroom) when booking an Aurea experience balcony stateroom or suite on select MSC Seaside sailings between October 2018 and November 2019.
- Booking window: October 1-31, 2018
- Eligible Sail Dates: Select sailings on MSC Seaside between October 2018 and November 2019
- Booking instructions: Guests can book by contacting their preferred travel agent.
- View Best Prices on Cruises on MSC Seaside
The Aurea Experience includes the All-Inclusive Classic Drink Package, two (2) complimentary spa packages in the MSC Aurea Spa per stateroom (adults only, 18+), and more!
Paul Gauguin Cruises – Looking at taking a dream cruise to Bora Bora and Tahiti? Paul Gauguin Cruises operates the highest rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific. During #ChooseCruise month, the cruise line is featuring exceptional savings and special offers on cruise vacations that include 50% off cruises.
Those who book a 2018, 2019, or 2020 sailing aboard The Gauguin during #ChooseCruise month will receive $100 per-person Shipboard Credit. This shipboard credit can be used toward indulging in a spa treatment in Deep Nature Spa, purchasing a souvenir in La Boutique, or booking a shore excursion aboard. Shipboard credit must be requested at booking, use the code “CLIA1002018”.
Paul Gauguin Cruises is also offering savings of 50% off standard all-inclusive cruise fares on all voyages, plus included airfare from Los Angeles. To give travelers a greater opportunity to take advantage of this special offer, Paul Gauguin Cruises is extending the booking period from September 24 to November 10, 2018.
For complete terms and conditions of each cruise deal, contact your local travel professional.
Cruise Fever will update this article when more cruise lines announce what they will be offering for the #ChooseCruise campaign in October.