By Nancy Parode. Traveling alone can be quite difficult, especially if you're a senior citizenbut fortunately, there are a number of single-friendly cruises and tours for people 60 and over. The single supplement is usually quite high—up to 50 percent of the trip cost—because it is designed to recoup the income that would have been generated by a second traveler.
Published on October 4th, by Jack Cheng. Whenever you close your eyes, you can feel the nails running down the chalkboards on a torturous family cruise. A perfect retreat for young singles and active or mature couples, these voyages provide both premium accommodations and romantic getaways without the tantrums from the kiddie tables.
There was once a time if you cruised solo you'd be hit by an array of penalties: the dreaded single supplement, no dedicated activity programs and no single berth cabins. Things have come a long way since then. Today, solo cruisers can expect tailored activity programmes, dedicated cocktail parties for mingling, and dining companions hand-picked for compatibility.
There are two things I wish someone had told me before my first cruise. The first -- never, ever wear a skirt on deck. My cell service went out about 20 minutes into our journey yes, I broke out into hives and the Wi-Fi was so ridiculously expensive I could barely afford to check email.
If you're under 40 then a cruise might not be on your holiday radar, as cruising still suffers from a less than cool reputation as being for people "of a certain age", helped along by the idea of formal dances, captain's dinners and shuffleboard on the top deck. But while there are many cruise lines that undeniably target the grey pound, there are also many eager to appeal to a younger, livelier crowd. To stand the best chance of surrounding yourself with a like-minded age group, keep in mind that shorter cruises typically attract younger holidaymakers who have limited time off work.
Whether you're taking some me time on a cruise, just happen to be the odd number person in a group, or think it's best you and your buddy get your own rooms, Norwegian Cruise Line gives you plenty of options to plan your singles cruise holiday. During each of Norwegian's sailings there are plenty of opportunities to meet fellow passengers. Most sailings have singles meet-ups for those cruising alone.
Adult cruise vacations open a new door for exploring the world. Depending on what your goals are, you can select a cruise vacation that gives you the kind of adult entertainment and activities you want. There are many cruise vacations available that are focused on catering to adult passengers, and each comes with unique opportunities.
With no children on board, an Adult Only cruise means passengers can truly kick back with no distractions and no worries. Adult Only voyages not only guarantee a peaceful holiday on the seas, but also offer stylish surroundings with facilities and activities specifically catered towards adults. CALL
For decades, the ocean cruise industry catered toward either retired travelers or young families. Those days, however, are long gone. In fact, many cruise lines now have plenty of amenities and facilities that focus on young people. In this post, we focus on the millennial audience, too, and have made an overview of the best cruise lines for young adults.