Thursday, March 31, 2011

April 1, 2011 - The Unofficial National Day of Cruise Price Increases. Don't Be A Fool!

While I am sure your inboxes are filled with emails letting you know that prices on cruises from Regent, Silversea, Azamara Club, etc. are going to be going up as of April 1, 2011 I thought I would just confirm that is, in fact, the case.

Now, what I can't tell you is how much the cruise prices are going to go up.  And what I can't tell you is if things like free or reduced air or business class air might not be added to the increased price as a way to lower the cruise vacation's total cost or if onboard credits will be added or...

What I can tell you is that on many cruises, even well into 2012, the suite that you want may not be available because of increased early bookings.  In fact, while I haven't seen it yet, you will eventually find that the category you want may not be available....so your waiting to book that cruise just in case there is a price drop could well cost you more money than your theory says you may save.

And please remember that in most instances if the price of your cruise drops after you book with Goldring Travel I am able to obtain that lower price; provided it is before final payment is due.

Have a cruise you are interested in?  Email me at eric@goldringtravel.com or call me call me at (888) SEABOURN or (877) 2G0-LUXURY in the U.S.; +44 20 8133 3450 in the U.K.; +61 7 3102 4685 in Australia; and +1 732-383-7398 elsewhere.