Cruise prices hold steady amid rising holiday costs
Cruise prices in 2023 will continue to buck the trend of rising holiday costs, a cruise specialist has predicted.
Cruise.co.uk says prices will remain at the same as an equivalent sailing a decade ago,
It found the majority remain cost consistent when looking back over the last decade.
The online agent took a series of sample sailings, comparing similar experiences, from multiple cruise lines.
Most cruise prices were in line with inflation, or cheaper overall.
Overall, cruise.co.uk‘s bookings are up 35% on 2019, as holidays at sea continue to bounce back.
Cruise.co.uk said its best-selling destinations in 2022 were the Mediterranean and Caribbean respectively.
It revealed its ‘cruise and stay’ holidays had a record-breaking year in 2022.
Demand was highest for North America.
Tony Andrews, deputy MD of cruise.co.uk, said: “2023 is shaping up to be another year for incredible value for money.”
“It’s clear the popularity of cruise remains as strong as ever.”
“We have every confidence 2023 is shaping up to be the year of cruise.”