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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Please refresh the page and retry. Last year, the average age of the UK solo traveller was With both the desire and the means to explore the world, the over-fifties are now the age group most likely to holiday alone.
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.
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.
All Inclusive Cruises for Singles Photo:. If you are a single person on a cruise designed for couples, you are not only going to find yourself the odd man or woman out, but you'll often have to pay a hefty fee to have a cabin to yourself rather than bunk with a total stranger. The good news is that some cruises are designed specifically for singles, from activities to accommodations. Smaller cruises have single cabins and some larger cruise lines will waive the singles fee.