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5 Reasons Why You Should Go on a Cruise

Do you want a luxury holiday without having to spend a fortune day in and day out? Do you want the chance to visit a selection of exotic locations on one trip? Are you a fan of total relaxation and decadence?  

If yes, then these are just some of the reasons why you should consider booking a cruise for your next holiday. Cruises are not only for the wealthy or older generation anymore. They’ve come a long way in recent years, and they now offer an experience that any traveller will enjoy.  

Here are the main reasons to go on a cruise.

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Cruise holidays can be very cheap!

You can find some great deals

You may have the misconception that cruises are expensive, but that is no longer the case. In fact, you can now find some amazing offers and deals to suit all budgets. Plus, most are all-inclusive, so you need to bear in mind that the total cost will include your flights (if needed), your accommodation, your meals, plus all the amazing on-board experiences and day trips.  

If you think back to your last holiday, you probably ended up spending more than you planned on your day-to-day expenses, but with a cruise, all these elements are already taken care of.  

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Make sure to pamper yourself on your cruise holiday!

You can enjoy a stress-free holiday

Another major plus when it comes to a cruise holiday is that you will most likely experience zero stress. No planning out your daily itinerary, finding a hotel, choosing restaurants to eat in or working out how you are going to get to places; on a cruise, everything is already taken care of for you.  

Plus, everything you could possibly need is right on your doorstep, literally. Most cruise companies will have on-shore excursions that are pre-arranged, so all you need to do is book them and show up. Alternatively, you could spend all day simply relaxing in the spa, it’s completely up to you.  

Cruise dinners are amazing.

You can enjoy the pleasure of fine dining

If you consider yourself to be a bit of a foodie, then a cruise is a great option for you. Enjoy fine dining on NCL cruises, or if you’re wanting to really fill your belly and enjoy a more casual dining experience, then hit the buffet and fill your plate to the brim. You can also indulge in 24/7 room service on most cruise ships, so you will definitely never go hungry.

Look out for a ship that has a celebrity chef if you want to have a great story to tell your friends when you get home.  

Explore different cities during your cruise holiday.

You can explore multiple locations

If you are the kind of person who loves to explore beautiful destinations but often struggles to decide where to go, then a cruise is the ideal choice of holiday for you. Depending on the length of the cruise, you will be able to stop in at least one port and explore the local area.

Most cruise ships offer excursions that allow you to experience local culture, history and cuisine, as well as the chance to try out any activities on offer such as snorkelling, hiking or simply hitting the shops.  

Don’t worry if you prefer to do your own thing; you don’t have to partake in arranged outings, you can simply explore the local area on your own if you so wish.  

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Daniela Frendo

Daniela Frendo

Hi! I'm a Maltese blogger based in Scotland. I created Grumpy Camel to help travellers connect with places through culture, history and cuisine.

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