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2024 Cruise Deals for Early Booking

by Barbara Rogers

Oct 24, 2023

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’Tis the season for deals on 2024 cruises, so if sailing the seas or a river in Europe is part of your family’s travel plans, you can score some bargains by acting soon. These are some of the hottest deals.


Scenic Cruises offers two-for-one pricing on its luxury Europe river cruises. Book now to cruise the Danube, Seine or the Rhine and Mosel, with all-inclusive pricing including shore excursions, butler service, beverages, airport transfers and all gratuities. Pay when you book and they’ll add free round-trip airfare to sweeten the deal. These offers are also valid on Scenic’s itineraries exploring the Mekong River through Vietnam and Cambodia.


Book a Silversea ocean cruise before Nov. 30 to score a two-category suite upgrade and $1,000 shipboard credit on itineraries departing in 2024 and 2025. The more than 150 cruise options include the South Pacific, Antarctica, the Caribbean and Central America, and all-inclusive fares include butler service and shore excursions. You’ll need to plan even further ahead to take advantage of pre-sale on more than 150 Silversea cruises for the winter of 2025/2026.


Hurry to take advantage of the early booking offer by Windstar Cruises. Book before Nov. 6 on cruises to the Middle East, Tahiti, Costa Rica and the Canary Islands and receive a free all-inclusive upgrade (including beverage and gratuities) worth $89 per guest per day, plus a $100 per guest, on-board credit.


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