The end of August may signify the inevitable end to summer, but as our Senior Editor Elissa Richard explains, it’s an ideal time to snag a deal on a last-minute cruise vacation. Elissa rounds up the season’s best homeport cruises that are priced up to 70 percent off!
For families, Norwegian Cruise Line has a 7-night cruise from New York to the Bahamas for as little as $499 sailing over Labor Day weekend. Those looking for romance can set sail for nine nights on a rare sailing aboard Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 from Brooklyn to Quebec and save up to 65 percent. Travelers seeking mega-ship entertainment should hop aboard Royal Caribbean’s 5-night cruise from Baltimore to Bermuda starting from $524. And lastly, at the end of August, Carnival is offering some impressive rates on exotic 7-night sailings from Los Angeles to the Mexican Riviera on one of its newest vessels, the Carnival Splendor, starting from $529.
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