Hello and Happy Holidays from Destination Oceans. The holidays are a popular time for people to spend time with friends and family, AND CRUISE. Christmas time cruises are usually booked early in the year and fill up fast. I suppose sitting poolside and sipping eggnog or a martini does sound promising while the rest of us shovel, travel and bustle ourselves through the holidays.
Imagine not having to plan any meals, listen to stories from your crazy uncle or clean up dirty dishes. The holidays should be a time of relaxation and enjoyment, what better way to relax than to let yourself be pampered by the cruise lines. Below are a few tips for booking and traveling during the holidays.
-Book Early. With schools on vacation, many families want to take advantage of this much needed break and spend time together.
-Check Airfare Prices. Air travel during the holidays can be notoriously expensive. Even though you have gotten a deal on your cruise, make sure you can afford the airfare for your Christmas Cruise. Many companies offer package deals that include airfare for your cruise.
-Pack accordingly. You may want to bring special holiday outfits for Christmas and New Years Eve. Some cruisers have been known to decorate their cabins with wreaths, small fake Christmas trees and even electric lights and menorahs (no candles in the cabin, sorry).
-Take time out for you! A Christmas cruise is a perfect time to splurge on yourself and recharge your batteries for the coming year. Get a massage, enjoy some in port dining, or just lounge around the pool and read a good book.
The holidays are just another great time to enjoy a cruise. Whether it is a warm Mediterranean getaway, or a Christmas time cruise through Austria, take the stress out of the holidays with a cruise from Destination Oceans.