Best Cruises for Travelers Without the Solo Surcharge

As the weather is cooling down in many places, it could be time to start planning a cruise to a beautiful tropical location! November also happens to be one of the cheaper months for cruise travel, as is March and April.

Most cruises prices are based on double-occupancy, so solo travelers are oftentimes hit with a supplemental fee for traveling alone. However, there are a few cruises and cruise lines with packages that do not include a surcharge for solo travelers.

Check out the best cruises for single-occupancy below:

  • The Quantum of the Seas cruise with Royal Caribbean has more than 20 single cabins, some of them even have a virtual view of the sea. The studio stateroom offers a full sized bed and full bath, just the right size for a solo traveler. Book now: Royal Caribbean offers a three-day "Best of Juju Cruise" leaving from Shanghai is an average of $698 in a studio interior stateroom with a virtual view.

  • Norwegian Cruise Line’s Epic has more space for the solo traveler than most, with 128 studio cabins designed specifically for solo travelers. Studios feature a full-size bed, separate bath area and access to the private Studio Lounge. Book now: take the seven-day Western Mediterranean cruise from Rome starting at $1,749, which is one trip on their solo cruiser discount plan.

  • USA Today shared a few travel tips for cruises, including that “Carnival Cruise Lines offers single supplement waivers on a promotional basis for more than half their fleet at any given time.” Book now: Carnival offers year round specials, such as their two-day Baja Mexico cruise from $238 leaving from Los Angeles.

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