5 Reasons to Take a Winter Cruise


We hate to be the ones to say it but, “winter is coming!” For this reason alone, you may want to treat yourself and family to a cruise in the coming months. From late November to through March is a prime time to go on a cruise. 

Whether you are trying to use up your unused vacation days or trying to mentally prepare for or recover from the in-laws or hosting during the holidays, a cruise vacation might be just the thing you need in 2022 or 2023. 

You might hesitate on planning now for a winter cruise so here are five great reasons to cruise this winter. 

Less Crowded 

One of the primary reasons for taking a cruise vacation this winter is that it tends to be less crowded because the kids are in school and the casual summer is behind us. The snowbirds are in Florida or Arizona or on their annual world cruise. 

Fewer crowds mean you can get around quickly and enjoy the luxury amenities without hassle. For example, you can streamline the entire process, from booking excursions to making restaurant reservations to walking around and exploring the beautiful cruise lines and their destinations.  

Less crowds tends to mean more options and more discounts. Take advantage of the downtime while it lasts!

See Ya Cold Weather 

A cruise getaway might be the answer to your winter blues! For many of us, winter means cold weather, snow and filling our time with indoor activities. 

Is it time to change things up this winter? Put the skies, snowboard and ice skates in the garage! A winter cruise down south can be one of the best times to sail. If you avoid school breaks, you can find quiet cruise rides to warm destinations such as St. Maarten, Jamaica or Grenada! 

Let’s trade the snow shovel in for a sand shovel this year! Call Superior Cruise & Travel, a KROZ Company, to learn more about our cruise deals.  

Experience the Holidays in Fashion

Whether Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year’s Eve, you can celebrate any of these holidays on a cruise ship! Just remember, plan ahead as the holidays are the busiest time of year to set sail. We’ve seen many families create unforgettable memories during the holiday winter months. Imagine exchanging gift wrapping hats, scarves and gloves for packing swimsuits, shorts and sunscreen. Have you ever taken a Christmas Markets river cruise to do your holiday shopping in Europe? Ease the holiday stress by setting sail on an ocean or river cruise to picturesque destinations like the Caribbean, the Bahamas, Europe or Australia?

The best thing about cruising this winter is relishing the unique and magical holiday décor. So you cannot go to Europe? Do not worry! Our preferred partner cruise lines sailing the Caribbean and Hawaii are fully ‘dressed’ during the season:Christmas trees, gingerbread houses, music, and delicious foods. Indeed, it will add a “WOW” factor to your vacations. 

Bye, Bye Hurricanes 

The peak of the Hurricane season is typically August through October. The risk of hurricanes during these months can negatively affect your cruise travel. In contrast, the weather is more stable during winter, with rare windstorms, fewer rainfalls, etc. When our clients depart from or connect through the wintry weather of the midwest and northeast, our experienced travel agents plan accordingly to make sure they do not miss their ship!

In addition, the prices for winter cruises to destinations like the Bahamas and the Caribbean are more favorable with the demand falls due to fewer crowds and vacationers. Our agents can help you leverage many deals on ocean and river cruises to your favorite destinations. 

More Deals & More Options

Summer vacation, spring break, Christmas and New Year’s Eve are  typically the peak periods to take cruise vacations. However, the ships are heavily crowded and prices are higher than normal. 

On the other hand, taking a cruise this winter means enjoying a smoother sailing experience on a luxury ship with lower cruise costs and more options. Escape the winter or start the year off with a bang!

Our team at Superior Cruise & Travel, a KROZ Company, continuously strives to provide the best cruise experience for our clients. We’ve partnered with the best in cruise lines in the industry  to offer our clients the best discounts and options without the headache that comes with planning. Email us at [email protected] or call us at (800) 992-8064 to hear about our cruise packages!

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