Cruise holidays have been placed on hold for the majority of the world this year amid the coronavirus pandemic. However, as vaccine announcements offer new hope for tackling the virus, many eager holidaymakers may be casting their attention to booking a cruise in the future.
While those on a budget might think opting for one of the cheaper cruises may be in their best interest, a Royal Caribbean expert has said this is not necessarily the case.
In fact, according to the major cruise line, being led by price could be a “big mistake”.
As part of a new blog post outlining the “top 10 things you should never do on a cruise”, an expert explained why the cost of your cruise might not be the be-all and end-all.
In a video, Royal Caribbean explains: “We all have vacation budgets but picking a cruise to go on based purely on the price is a big mistake.
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The Wonder of the Seas, for example, is home to the tallest waterslide at sea, perfect for thrill-seekers.
Meanwhile, the Odyssey of the Seas promises a culinary offering spanning all corners of the globe.
“Before you book, be sure to look at what the ship offers to do onboard as well as what it does not offer, and then decide if it is a good choice for you,” explained the cruise line.
“But looking just at price and then picking a ship from there is setting yourself up for a major disappointment later when you get on that ship.”
The good news is, for holidaymakers who are looking to book cruises in the future, Black Friday is right around the corner.