Cruises are not everyone. Some people do not want to be stuck on a boat for an extended period of time. Unfortunately, there are others who get seasick while on a cruise.
However, cruising has become the cheapest way to travel for many people, especially families. It is a great way to see multiple countries in a short period of time. I have met people who have been to fifty plus cruises because they love it that much and love the benefits you get.
Why not love it? You get unlimited food, entertainment, and visit many countries. Plus, you will see many different destinations for the one low price that you are paying.
Cruises are becoming more popular now around the world. You can take a cruise to anywhere. If you are like most people, you are choosing them as your main vacation options each year. The Caribbean is my favorite cruise destination. It is incredible to see 3 – 5 islands within one to two weeks vacation for a minimal amount of money.
If you have never been on a cruise before, you should consider it. If it has been quite some time since your last one, you really want to consider booking one for your next vacation.
Here are 5 reasons why you should take a cruise:
1. Best Way to Travel with a Group of Family and Friends
Taking a vacation with family and friends can be a lot of fun. And while you can do this anywhere in the world, it is always easier to go on a cruise. After all, it is easier to book rooms next to each other or that even connect rooms on a cruise ship. Dinners can be enjoyed together without needing to make reservations. The best part is that there is such a variety of things to do on a cruise. Everyone will be able to find something that excites her interests. That means that no one will need to give up their dream vacation as they are spending time with family and friends.
2. Best Way to Travel on a Budget
The unlimited food and entertainment that the cruise lines offer definitely help you stay on budget. Knowing your costs upfront, you will be able to set your budget ahead of time. Then, you do not need to worry about significant expenses while having the time of your life. It is possible to have fancier meals if you are bored with the regular meals. The main restaurants serve excellent food, and the extra charges for elegant meals are not worth the additional expense.
3. Visit Numerous Countries in a Short Amount of Time
You are in control of the length of your cruise, and can choose a three-day, five-day, seven days, or an even longer duration. You also get to decide which countries or part of the world that you want to visit. As you are seeing each place, you can make a mental list of whether you want to go back. You can plan to visit that specific place for an extended amount of time on your next vacation.
4. You Do Not Need to Do a Lot of Planning
You will still need to plan the length of your cruise and the destinations you want to visit. Besides that, there isn’t much else that you need to do. Once you know your ports of call, you can choose to make plans to venture off the ship. You can stay onboard to enjoy all the amenities with the other few people that remained on the boat.
On the ship, you will be given a schedule of the activities that are being held on that day, and you can choose what you like from that list. Even your dining options are simple on a cruise because you can decide when you want to eat and where you want to eat at a moment’s notice for most cruise lines. A few cruise lines have specific dining times in the main restaurants for their guests. But the food court is always available at all hours of the day and night.
5. Best Way to Travel if You Do Not Like to Fly
Not every city in the U.S. has a port of call, but if you happen to live near one, you are a car ride away from the port and to experience paradise. In fact, a little planning in advance would mean never setting foot on a plane. You can just drive to the port that you are leaving from, and your car can be waiting for you when your ship returns from your adventures.
There is never really a better time to go on a cruise. Cruises are a fabulous option at any time of the year. However, many people favor the Winter months, especially if they live in colder climates because they can experience sunshine for a short amount of time.
If you do not have a cruise booked for your vacation, you might want to begin your search. You can’t deny that the above reasons will ensure that you have a fantastic time on any cruise. Also, you may find that you never want to travel any other way ever again.
How many cruise have you been to and I love to hear your experience below?