There are several Internet sites to search for the best cruise and vacation packages. The list of links we provide is by no means comprehensive – they represent a few of the “bigger” travel websites that include cruises, tours and vacation packages. The websites that we list are in alphabetical order.
Airgorilla.com: Search for vacation packages, cruises, tours and safaris from this travel industry “consolidator.”
Cruise.com: Search cruise options with “one of the Internet’s largest cruise specialists.” Check out the last-minute deals and specialty cruises.
Cruisecomplete.com: Find a cruise from this cruise aggregator and check back frequently for offseason cruises at deep discounts.
Cruisedirect.com: Find the perfect cruise with this online cruise company that provides special rates, research options, current pricing/availability and LiveChat assistance.
CruiseOne.com: Search for special cruise offerings and cruises near your home.
Expedia.com: Search for cruise and vacation packages with “the world’s largest full-service online travel agency, with localized sites in 31 countries.”
Greatvaluevacations.com: Research vacation packages to top destinations in the world utilizing technology that provides customers the ability to book complicated vacations in just a few clicks. Protection plans are availabe for trip cancellation 72 hours prior to travel.
Hotwire.com: Find discounted cruises and vacation packages. This is owned by Expedia, Inc.
Kayak.com: This is a very robust travel metasite engine that compares airline, hotel, car rental, cruise, and other vacation packages from other travel sites. It is now owned by Priceline.com.
Lastminutecruises.com: Search for cruises worldwide including last minute deals.
Nationalgeographicexpeditions.com: Find active adventure packages for the explorer or family via ship, train, plane or private jet.
OneTravel.com: Compare cruise prices and vacation packages offered on the Internet.
Orbitz.com: Search for discount cruises offered throughout the Internet.
Priceline.com: Search competitive vacation packages and cruises through “negotiations” facilitated by Priceline.com.
Seat61.com: Learn how to travel comfortably and affordably by train or ferry. Airline travel might not be your only alternative.
Smithsonianjourneys.org: Discover the world with organized private tours worldwide that include private air, ocean/river cruises and other authentic experiences.
Travelocity.com: Book vacations and cruises for less.
Vacationstogo.com: Find cruises worldwide with “America’s clearing house for discount cruises.” Save up to 75% on last-minute cruises.