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Winter Cruises

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Featured Winter Cruises

Saga Ocean Cruises

2024 All-Inclusive No-Fly Canary Island Discovery

  • Spirit of Discovery
  • 17 Feb 2024
  • 14 nights
  • No-Fly Cruise
  • Portsmouth

Itinerary: Portsmouth, England - Funchal, Madeira - Santa Cruz, La Palma - Santa Cruz, Tenerife - Las Palmas, Gran Canaria - Arrecife, Lanzarote - El Ferrol, Spain - Portsmouth, England


Ultra-Luxury Machu Picchu & Panama Canal Discovery

  • Silver Ray
  • 18 Jan 2025
  • 21 nights
  • Fly Cruise
  • Flights Included

Itinerary: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA - Cozumel Quintana Roo Mexico - Manta, Ecuador - Salaverry, Peru - Lima, Peru

Free drinks package
Fred Olsen Cruise Lines

The 2024 No-Fly Winter Warmth in the Canaries

  • Balmoral
  • 01 Feb 2024
  • 13 nights
  • No-Fly Cruise
  • Southampton

Itinerary: Southampton - Funchal, Madeira - Santa Cruz, La Palma - Santa Cruz, Tenerife - Las Palmas, Gran Canaria - Arrecife, Lanzarote - Lisbon, Portugal - Southampton

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What is a winter cruise?

A winter cruise is simply a voyage that departs in December, January or February. One of the main reasons people choose to book winter cruises is to avoid crowds. It’s inevitable that popular tourist destinations are likely to be calmer outside of the summer holidays. If peace and quiet are important to you, then opting for a winter cruise is wise.

Which destinations can you sail to on a winter cruise?

Escaping the gloomy British winter is an excellent reason to book a winter cruise. With hundreds of destinations to choose from including the Caribbean and the Mediterranean, and a wide range of cruise lines, you can leave the gloomy winter behind to bask in the sunshine. If you’re seeking something a little different, why not head to Dubai, Morocco or sunny Madeira? You can discover an entirely new culture while enjoying the winter sun on a cruise.

Or, head further afield to Central or South America? Costa Rica is a haven for wildlife and winter is a notably good time to visit, with comfortable temperatures in the mid to high 20s. As the peak tourism season will be over, there will be fewer crowds, you can go at your own pace. Mexico is another exciting winter cruise destination, offering fascinating historical sites, beautiful beaches and wildlife. If you’ve always dreamed of sipping daiquiris in Havana, why not cruise to Cuba this winter? November to April is the dry season there, so you can expect blue skies and low humidity for your cultural Caribbean getaway.

Which cruise lines offer winter cruises?

Many of our cruise line partners offer winter cruises. Discover a redefined way of cruising with Celebrity Cruises as you enjoy exceptional culinary experiences, impeccable ships and some of the world’s best destinations. P&O Cruises is the oldest cruise line in the world. Offering something for everyone, onboard each of the line’s impressive fleet of ships, you’ll find exceptional service, incredible attention to detail and delicious cuisine. Ultra-luxury cruise line Silversea offers extraordinary worldwide journeys that take passengers to some of the most mind-blowing corners of the world in style.

Cruise Line Itineraries
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