Autumn deals

The kids are back to school and summer has ended, but cruise deals continue to heat up the internet. From perks to discounts, find out how to save on your next cruise booking this fall.


Paul Gauguin Offers $100 Onboard Credit

What it is: In honor of CLIA's "#CHOOSECRUISE" month, Paul Gauguin Cruises is offering $100 onboard credit per person on select sailings. Use the code "CLIA1002018" at time of booking.

Additionally, Paul Gauguin is holding a two-week sale on select 2019 Tahitit and French Polynesia sailings with savings of up to $3,000 per person.

Eligible voyages include: An array of 2018, 2019 and 2020 sailings aboard m/s Paul Gauguin.

Valid: Through November 10, 2018


Norwegian's Free at Sea Offer Continues

What it is: Norwegian's Free at Sea perks include up to all five offers. Offers include a drinks package, specialty dining package, $50 per port to spend on shore excursions, 250 minutes of free internet, and free third and fourth passengers to a cabin. Passengers staying in an ocean-view, balcony and mini-suite cabins currently qualify for all five perks; Haven guests automatically receive all offers.

Eligible voyages include: More than 200 applicable sailings of three nights or more; exclusions apply. Separate offers for Norwegian Sky and Pride of America.

Valid: Extended through November 13, 2018


Norwegian's Free Air & Sea Offer

What it is: For a limited time, Norwegian is offering free or reduced airfare to the first two cruisers to a cabin. This includes roundtrip flights to eight departure port cities: Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, New York, Orlando, San Juan, Seattle or Tampa. Plus, combine with Norwegian's Free at Sea perks like a drinks package, specialty dining package, $50 per port to spend on shore excursions, 250 minutes of free internet, and free third and fourth passengers to a cabin.

Eligible voyages include: More than 200 cruises to destinations including Alaska, the Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada/New England, the Caribbean, the Mexican Riviera and the Panama Canal.

Valid: Extended through November 13, 2018


Seabourn's Set Sail Promotion

What it is: Book your Seabourn cruise this fall and enjoy an array of upgrades including a 300-minute internet package per person, up to $500 in onboard credit per cabin, up to $750 in air credits per person, a three-category suite upgrade and up to 15 percent savings on select voyages. When you book a penthouse or premium suite, expect an unlimited internet package per suite, up to $1,000 in onboard credit per suite and up to $1,500 per person in air credits.

Eligible voyages include: A variety of exotic cruises throughout Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific islands, as well as Patagonia, Antarctica, South America, the coast of Africa and others.

Valid: Through November 13, 2018


Free Perks with Holland America's Explore4 Promotion

What it is: Holland America is offering four free perks when you book any cabin on select itineraries. Offers include aa Signature Beverage Package, a Pinnacle Grill dinner, free or reduced fares for third and fourth passengers, and reduced deposits. Additionally, book any stateroom on a Holland America cruise and receive up to $200 in onboard credit

Eligible voyages include: More than 600 sailings -- plus select Alaska Land+Sea Journeys -- from winter 2018 to spring 2020.

Valid: Through November 19, 2018


Cunard Offers Prepaid Gratuities & Upgrades

What it is: Cunard Line is offering complimentary cabin upgrades and prepaid gratuities when you book a cruise this fall. Book with just a $150 deposit; Grills Suites guests also receive free drinks.

Eligible voyages include: An array of sailings to Europe, the Caribbean, Canada/New England and transatlantic crossings.

Valid: Through November 19, 2018


Princess Cruises' Three for Free

What it is: Enjoy a free cabin upgrade, prepaid gratuities and onboard credit of up to $200 per person when you book a select Princess Cruise by mid-November.

Eligible voyages include: Cruises and cruisetours throughout summer 2019 and spring 2020

Valid: Through November 19, 2018


Free Air on Silversea Sailings to the Med

What it is: Book ahead for next summer and receive free Business Class airfare on your luxury Silversea cruise to the Mediterranean, plus transfers.

Eligible voyages include: Voyages on various Mediterranean itineraries throughout 2019

Valid: Extended through November 30, 2018


Discounts on Viking River Cruises + Reduced or Free Air

What it is: Book and pay for your 2019 Viking river cruise in Europe and receive special pricing, plus reduced or free roundtrip airfare.

Eligible voyages include: A variety of departures in Europe next year including itineraries from Paris to Zurich, Amsterdam to Basel, and Passau to Budapest.

Valid: Extended through November 30, 2018


MSC Cruises Offers Unlimited Drinks on New Ships in the Caribbean

What it is: Set sail in the Caribbean on MSC Seaside, MSC Divina or MSC Meraviglia and receive unlimited drinks including bottled and draft beers; house wines by the glass; house brands of vodka, rum, gin, whiskey; and nonalcoholic beverages for the duration of your cruise. Book any stateroom category with the Bella, Fantastica, or Wellness Experiences and receive the Drinks On Us package (valued at $250 per person) included.

Eligible voyages include: A variety of Caribbean cruises winter 2018/2019. Seven-night cruises start from $509.

Valid: Through November 30, 2018


Celebrity's Season of Savings Sale

What it is: For a limited time, save up to $600 on a Celebrity cruise when you book any stateroom on nearly any sailing. Plus, when you book an ocean-view stateroom or higher, enjoy a choice of perk, from beverage packages and prepaid tips to unlimited Wi-Fi and $150 in onboard credit. When you book a 2019 cruisetour, you’ll get up to an additional $300 in onboard spending money

Eligible voyages include: Select sailings four nights or longer to Alaska, Bermuda, the Caribbean and more destinations, departing from December 1, 2018 through May 11, 2020 (exclusions, like the Galapagos and repositioning cruises, apply).

Valid: Through November 27, 2018


Save on Uncruise Adventures' Early Alaska Voyages

What it is: Get to Alaska early in the season with UnCruise Adventures' special voyages in the beginning of spring. Save $150 per person on sailings starting April 6, 2019. Mention offer code "AKAwake19."

Eligible voyages include: Select Alaska Awakening sailings in April and May 2019

Valid: Through December 14, 2018


Early Booking Offer on Victory Cruise Lines in Yucatan

What it is: Book ahead by the end of 2018 for a land and cruise adventure in the Yucatan, and save $1,500 per person. prices start at $2,999

Eligible voyages include: Departures from Miami for an intimate tour of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula in an 11-night combination of cruise and land stays.

Valid: Through December 15, 2018


Norwegian is Offering Free Flights to Hawaii

What it is: Anyone booking a "Free at Sea" offer aboard Pride of America will be eligibile for a free pre-cruise hotel stay, along with free flights to Hawaii, in addition to other perks like onboard credit, specialty dining packages and prepaid gratuities.

Eligible voyages include: Sailings onboard Pride of America, for a limited time

Valid: Through December 19, 2020


Save Up to 30% on Select 2019 Uniworld River Cruises

What it is: Uniworld is reducing cruise fares by up to 30 percent per person on select river cruises next year.

Eligible voyages include: Select 2019 departures including Europe, Egypt, Russia, India and other parts of Asia.

Valid: Through December 31, 2018


Sail Scenic's Newest Ship With Onboard Credit & Discounts

What it is: Book a land and cruise journey on Scenic Eclipse and benefit from up to $500 in onboard credit, earlybird fares of up to 10 percent off, early payment discounts of up to $750 per person, and free door-to-door transfers.

Eligible voyages include: Select 2019/2020 land-and-cruise departures

Valid: Extended through December 31, 2018


Lindblad Waives Single Supplement on 7 Exotic Sailings

What it is: Book one of seven special voyages with Lindblad-National Geographic and enjoy cruising independently without the solo premium that's typically charged. Air credits and other offers also available.

Eligible voyages include: Seven itineraries sailing throughout 2019 to places like Baja California, Tahiti, the Panama Canal, Belize, Galapagos or the Columbia and Snake Rivers.

Valid: Depending on availability


Save $2,000 Plus Free Air on Voyages to Antiquity

What it is: Book a select 2019 cruise on Voyages to Antiquity and save up to $2,000 per cruise plus free roundtrip airfare from seven North American gateways.

Eligible voyages include: Five 2019 sailings to Europe, from Iceland to Greece, available to North American passengers.

Valid: Depending on availability


Star Clippers Homeports in St. Maarten, Offers 2-Night Caribbean Hotel Stay

What it is: Celebrate Star Clippers' Star Flyer homeporting from St. Maarten, or take the Royal Clipper from Barbados, and enjoy a complimentary two-night hotel stay before or after your sailing plus breakfast and transfers, valued around $600.

Eligible voyages include: A selection of seven- to 14-night sailings departing this December through winter 2019, beginning or ending in Barbados or St. Maarten.

Valid: Depending on availability


Save Up to $1,000 on Pearl Seas' Cuba Cruises

What it is: Pearl Seas Cruises is offering up to $1,000 on their cultural voyages to Cuba.

Eligible voyages include: Select spring 2019 sailings

Valid: Depending on availability


Up to $2,000 Off Holiday Cruises on American Cruise Lines

What it is: Save on seven-night sailings of the all-new paddlewheeler, America, when you book a holiday cruise along the Mississippi River to New Orleans, Memphis and more, including one special sailing of a 10-night Colonial Holiday cruise on the new-for-2018 American Constitution sailing Chesapeake Bay, departing December 23, 2018.

Eligible voyages include: Select 2018 and 2019 holiday sailings

Valid: Depending on availability


Save Hundreds on AmaWaterways' Newest River Ship

What it is: AmaWaterways is offering up to $800 to sail its newest vessel AmaMagna on its inaugural season in 2019. With this offer, passengers can upgrade from a base-category stateroom to a 355-square-foot suite with a supplement of $2,999 per person.

Eligible voyages include: AmaMagna sailings throughout 2019

Valid: For a limited time only


Crystal Offers Low Solo Fares on River and Ocean Itineraries

What it is: Crystal Cruises is offering reduced solo fares on select 2018 and 2019 sailings. Passengers can save up to $2,000 per suite, with reduced single supplements from 110 percent.

Eligible voyages include: Select ocean and river sailings in 2018 and 2019. Destinations include Canada and New England, Europe, South America, the South Pacific and Africa.

Valid: For a limited time only


Free Drinks & OBC on Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line

What it is: Pay rates as low as $129 per person and enjoy five free drinks per person, plus $25 in onboard spending money on select short getaways onboard Bahamas Paradise sailings from Palm Beach to Grand Bahama Island.

Eligible voyages include: Select two-night sailings through the end of 2018

Valid: While there's availability


Cunard's World of Adventure Sale

What it is: Book a Cunard cruise to a wide variety of destinations starting from $999 per person. Plus, anyone staying in a Grills Suite gets free drinks and gratuities.

Eligible voyages include: A variety of sailings from transatlantics to the Caribbean, Asia, Africa, Northern Europe or a cruise that goes to Japan and Alaska.

Valid: Through January 31, 2019


--By Brittany Chrusciel, Editor