Cheap cruise deals for summer 2019 – with Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises and more

It's the perfect time to book your summer cruise break with great value deals and discounts available from all the big hitters.

Right now, you can find offers from the likes of P&O, Disney and Royal Caribbean cruises.

Mini cruises

If you're short of time or a first-time cruiser, a mini cruise can give you a taste of what you'd experience on a longer cruise.

Bank on another British heatwave and take a UK summer cruise with inclusive fine dining and on-board entertainment.

Find late deals and 'buy one get one free' offers on UK mini cruises to Rosyth, Tilbury and Newcastle with Newmarket Holidays, where prices start from £59pp .

If you fancy getting further afield, browse two to five-night mini cruise offers – including to cities like Rome, Paris and Bruges – with Royal Caribbean, starting from £346pp.

You can also set off from the UK to enjoy the cobbled streets and water-side restaurants of Amsterdam with a three-night mini cruise from £520pp with Celebrity Cruises.

Mediterranean cruises

You can enjoy the sunshine, scenery and delicious food of the Med on a luxury cruise.

Take the opportunity to explore some of Europe's most sought-after holiday destinations – from seeing the Colosseum in Rome or the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona to relaxing on the beach in Lanzarote.

You can take advantage of low deposits and on-board spending money on a cruise from Malta to Dubrovnik and Venice with P&O cruises, which starts from £649pp for seven nights.

Plus, you can enjoy modern, spacious suites as you sail from Lisbon to Barcelona with Celebrity Cruises from £910pp for eight nights.

Caribbean cruises

Go all out this summer with a Caribbean cruise sailing through sparkling, turquoise sea and relaxing on white sandy beaches.

From the stunning scenery of the Cayman Islands to diving off the Mexican island of Cozumel; you can find your own little piece of paradise on a Caribbean cruise.

Go from Florida to the Bahamas and Jamaica and pay a low deposit to book your place on a Western Caribbean cruise with Princess Cruises from £598pp.

Find Southern Caribbean cruise offers – sailing to Antigua, St Lucia and Barbados – with Cruise Direct from £408pp.

All-inclusive cruises

With all-inclusive cruises you can fix your holiday costs well in advance and save any worries about over-spending while you're away.

Find great deals for cruising around the Med this summer – from Majorca to Rome and Palma – on an all-inclusive basis with TUI from £801pp.

Plus, you can take advantage of the Royal Caribbean all-inclusive sale with low deposits and food and drinks packages – starting from £607pp for seven nights cruising around Oman and the UAE – see current all-inclusive offers here.

Cruise 1st also have an all-inclusive sale on, with deals such as seven nights sailing from the UK to Spain, Portugal, France and Italy from £699pp – find out more here.

Family cruises

Got the kids in tow this summer?

Luxury cruise liners are packed with kids' clubs, child-friendly food, huge swimming complexes and non-stop entertainment to keep the whole family busy.

Check out the family cruise deals from Royal Caribbean cruises – including Western Caribbean cruises from £319pp and European cruises from £346pp.

Splash out on a Disney Cruise for the ultimate family-friendly cruise holiday with Disney musicals and movies in on-board theatres and exclusive kids clubs – as well as fine dining, bars and nightclubs for mum and dad.

Our tips for finding top holiday offers

BOOK LAST MINUTE If you're able to look last minute you'll often find good deals, as companies look to encourage bookings and fulfill availability.

SPECIAL OFFERS Great offers depend on travel companies' willingness to cut prices, but some companies maintain a special offers section – like Jet2Holidays. Deal sites like Travelzoo are also worth checking.

BE FLEXIBLE Flexibility of travel dates and connections can save you money. As can travelling outside of peak periods, or – if not travelling with children – outside school holidays.

USE DISCOUNTS Find discount codes with The Sun Vouchers, including for TUI, Expedia, First Choice, Lastminute, and Jet2Holidays.

SET ALERTS Airfarewatchdog and Skyscanner provides alerts on air fares, so you can get flights at their cheapest. Kayak offers alerts for flights and hotels.

2020 cruises

Book ahead to make some great savings on your dream cruise holiday for 2020.

Whether you want to sail around Caribbean islands, Mediterranean hot spots or a mini cruise in the UK, there are some great discounts available for next year.

Book your 2020 summer cruise with MSC Cruises from £449pp or 'buy one get one free' on summer 2020 cruises with Newmarket Holidays from £469pp.

Check out how you can make big savings on your next cruise holiday with a 're-positioning cruise' – find out more here.

Plus, from suites with open-air pools to rooftop gardens, find out about the incredible 'Celebrity Edge' ship and take a tour inside.

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