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Wave Season Cruise Deals 2021
Exterior Deck on Nieuw Statendam

Wave Season Cruise Deals 2021

Wave Season Cruise Deals 2021
Exterior Deck on Nieuw Statendam

January 15, 2021

Aaron Saunders
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By Aaron Saunders
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(Updated 6:01 p.m. EST) -- Wave season -- that period when cruise lines offer some of their best deals of the year -- is upon us. Usually running from January through March, wave season often brings with it sizeable cruise discounts and perks. We're keeping an eye out for the news around wave season, and we already see cruise lines are offering up some exciting deals, incentives and promotions to entice cruisers to book voyages for 2021 -- and beyond.
Here is our roundup of deals for the 2021 wave season. These will be updated as more deals come through, so check back frequently!

Wave Season Cruise Deals 2021

AmaWaterways' Back-to-Back Deal

AmaLyra
The Deal: Passengers booking back-to-back European river cruises can save 10 percent and enjoy a selection of complimentary pre-or-post land packages.
Eligible Voyages: Select back-to-back European river cruise departures through 2022.
Expiration Date: New bookings made through March 31, 2021.

American Queen Steamboat Company's WAVE Savings

American Empress
The Deal: American Queen Steamboat Company is offering savings of up to $3,000 per stateroom on 2021 sailings; and savings of up to $1,200 on cruises in 2022.
Eligible Voyages: Cruises departing in 2021 and 2022.
Expiration Date: New bookings made from January 1 to February 28, 2021.

Atlas Ocean Voyages' WAVE Offer

World Navigator (Image: Atlas Ocean Voyages)
The Deal: Enjoy 50 percent reduced deposits, a one-category stateroom upgrade, and an additional $600 credit, per stateroom, to apply to pre-cruise purchases of additional shore excursions.
Eligible Voyages: All Atlas voyages aboard World Navigator.
Expiration Date: New bookings made by March 31, 2021.

Save up to 40 Percent with Azamara

Azamara Quest
The Deal: Save up to 40 percent on select voyages, along with complimentary Wi-Fi for passengers in oceanview or higher cabins. Bookings made by January 31, 2021, allow for changes up to 48 hours prior to sailing date.
Eligible Voyages: Select sailings between March 20, 2021, and May 13, 2022, across the entire fleet.
Expiration Date: New bookings made by March 31, 2021.

Celebrity Offers WAVE Airfare Deals

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The Deal: Passengers booking summer 2021 sailings to Alaska, the Caribbean and Europe can take advantage of flights starting at just $99 per person on 2021 Alaska and Caribbean voyages, and $499 per person on 2021 European cruises.
Eligible Voyages: Select 2021 Alaska, Caribbean and Europe sailings, with flights departing from 20 different North American gateways.
Expiration Date: New bookings made through January 31, 2021.

Celestyal Cruises' Greek Isles & Mediterranean Offer

Celestyal Crystal
The Deal: Celestyal is offering single supplements from 15 percent, free COVID-19 insurance on departures from March to June 2021; discounts on third and fourth passengers; and always-inclusive drinks.
Eligible Voyages: Select three-, four- and seven-night cruise departures in 2021 and 2022
Expiration Date: New bookings made by February 28, 2021.

Cunard Line's 'Discovery Awaits' Offer

Queen Mary 2 (Photo: Cunard)
The Deal: Cunard is offering 50 percent reduced deposits and up to $2,000 in onboard spending and other perks on voyages in 2021 and 2022.
Eligible Voyages: Select sailings in 2021 and 2022, identified by the "Discovery Awaits" banner on the line's website.
Expiration Date: New bookings made by February 25, 2021.

Emerald Waterways' 'Explore the World with Us' Offer

Emerald UK Aug-Oct Advertorial
The Deal: Save 10 percent off, plus choose complimentary airfare and up to $2,500 savings per couple, depending on itinerary.
Eligible Voyages: Select 2022 European and Southeast Asia river cruise, paid in full at least 12 months prior to departure.
Expiration Date: New bookings made between December 28, 2020 and February 28, 2021.

Holland America Line's "BIG" Wave Offer

Nieuw Amsterdam in Alaska (Photo: Holland America Line)
The Deal: Those booking Holland America's "BIG" wave offer receive cabin upgrades, a signature beverage package, free one-night specialty dining, 10 percent off all shore excursions, 50 percent reduced deposits and free or reduced fares for kids.
Eligible Voyages: Most voyages and destinations, including Alaska cruises and cruisetours, through 2022.
Expiration Date: New bookings made by February 28, 2021.

Island Windjammers' S.O.S. WAVE Sale

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The Deal: Island Windjammers is offering passengers the ability to book one of its "S.O.S" tickets for use on any voyage through December 31, 2023 for either $1,250 per person for a standard ticket that includes Cadet Solo, Standard, Deluxe, or Staysail cabins; or $1,950 for a premium ticket that includes Owners Suite, Topsail Cabin, Compass, or Navigator cabins.
Eligible Voyages: Voyages departing until December 31, 2021. Passengers must call no more than 60 days prior to departure to reserve their preferred sailing.
Expiration Date: Offer is available for a limited time only.

MSC's 'Your Cruise, Your Choice' Offer

MSC Preziosa
The Deal: MSC Cruises is offering passengers up to $400 in onboard credits on select 2021 and 2022 voyages. The perk can be combined with other currently available offers, like MSC's long-running "Kids Sail Free" promotion.
Eligible Voyages: Select 3,4 or 7-night cruises in the Bahamas, Caribbean and Europe.
Expiration Date: New bookings made through March 31, 2021.

Princess Cruises' "Best. Sale. Ever." WAVE Deals

Star Princess
The Deal: Princess is offering passengers the ability to choose five perks on their new bookings for 2021 and 2022, including complimentary Premier Beverage Packages; Unlimited MedallionNet Wi-Fi; pre-paid gratuities; stateroom location upgrades; and specialty dining vouchers.
Eligible Voyages: Select voyages departing in 2021 and 2022.
Expiration Date: New bookings made between December 16, 2020 and March 2, 2021.

Regent's "Upgrade Your Horizon" Offer

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The Deal: Regent's "Upgrade Your Horizon" promotion offers a two-category suite upgrade aboard any voyage, plus 50 percent reduced deposits on all but Grand and World voyages.
Eligible Voyages: Voyages departing in 2021, 2022 and 2023.
Expiration Date: New bookings made between January 4 and February 28, 2021.

Riviera River Cruises' WAVE Season Savings

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The Deal: Riviera is offering up to $500 in savings on river cruises of eight days or longer, while solo travellers can save up to $250 per cabin. The line is also offering up to €400 per cabin in onboard credit.
Eligible Voyages: River sailings of 8 and 15 days in length departing in 2021 and 2022.
Expiration Date: New bookings made and deposited by January 31, 2021. The onboard credit special runs until February 28, 2021.

Seabourn's Signature Savings Event

Seabourn Ovation (Photo: Seabourn Cruises)
The Deal: Seabourn is offering passengers several perks on select voyages worldwide. Perks vary by sailing but can include a Veranda for Ocean View Suite upgrade; up to three category Veranda Suite upgrades; up to $1,000 USD shipboard credit per suite; up to 900-minute internet Package per guest; and 50 percent reduced deposits. Passengers booking Penthouse or Premium Suites can receive up to $2,000 USD shipboard credit per suite and an Unlimited Internet Package per suite.
Eligible Voyages: Select 2021 and 2022 sailings.
Expiration Date: New bookings made through March 1, 2021.

Silversea's WAVE Savings

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The Deal: Silversea is offering reduced deposits of just 15 percent, and early booking bonus savings of up to 20 percent on select voyages in 2021 and 2022.
Eligible Voyages: Select departures in 2021 and 2022.
Expiration Date: New bookings made and paid in full by February 28, 2021.

Star Clippers 'Welcome 2021' Offer

Royal Clipper (Photo: Star Clippers)
The Deal: Star Clippers is offering 21 percent off select cruise fares for 21 days in January 2021. Offer also includes a complimentary bottle of champagne in-cabin to celebrate the return to cruising.
Eligible Voyages: Select itineraries in the Caribbean and Mediterranean, departing from April 2021 to March 2023.
Expiration Date: New bookings made by January 21, 2021.

Save with Victory Cruise Lines' WAVE Deals

Victory Cruise Lines' Victory 1
The Deal: Victory Cruise Line is offering savings of up to $3,000 per stateroom on 2021 sailings; and savings of up to $1,200 on cruises in 2022.
Eligible Voyages: Cruises departing in 2021 and 2022.
Expiration Date: New bookings made from January 1 to February 28, 2021.

Virgin Voyages' WAVE Deal

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The Deal: Virgin Voyages is giving cruisers the chance to save 10 percent off fares and obtain up to $400 in onboard credit, with up to an additional $100 in bar credits.
Eligible Voyages: Cruises departing in 2021 and 2022.
Expiration Date: New bookings made from January 4 to February 9, 2021.

Windstar Cruises' "Sail Small, Live Large with Big Perks" Offer

Wind Spirit (Photo: Windstar)
The Deal: Windstar is offering reduced deposits of just five percent and the ability to pick one of four perks (up to $1,000 onboard credit; one pre-or-post hotel stay in Europe; complimentary premium beverage package; or complimentary Wi-Fi internet access) depending on voyage length and cabin category booked. Solo supplements are also reduced on select 2021 sailings.
Eligible Voyages: Voyages departing in 2021.
Expiration Date: New bookings made from January 5 to February 28, 2021.
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