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30 April 2023


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When planning to go on a cruise there are certain things you need to consider such as time, budget and destination which are interrelated. The best time to book a cruise totally depends on the itinerary you will select and of course on your very own preference. Let’s take a look at some of the most popular destinations selected and figure out which is the best time to take a cruise for you.

The Best Time to Cruise the Mediterranean is late spring or early autumn when the temperatures are more pleasant, and the prices are considerably low. The best time for a Baltic cruise on the other hand would be anytime from May to September while the best time to cruise the Greek islands, Italy and Malta is considered the period between March and December.

Overall travelers visiting Europe tend to admire the sunny weather, the golden beaches and boating excursions and therefore mostly choose to visit Europe over the summer months. But some European countries maintain their mild weather conditions and temperatures from April through November and are therefore considered optimal travel destinations for a greater period of time.

Now leaving Europe let’s check out which would be the best time to visit some more popular cruise destinations.

Seychelles should be visited between April and May, or October and November, as these are the periods between the two trade winds resulting to calmer weather conditions.

If you are planning to visit Tahiti, make sure to plan your trip during the dry season, between May and October when there is less humidity, greater availability, and more festivals.

Cape Verde should be visited between November and June as there is hardly any rain and the temperatures remain around twenty degrees, allowing you to make the most out of its gorgeous beaches.

If you are looking for a cruise in West Africa consider any time between October and March to be optimal as the weather becomes drier and temperatures more comfortable.

With temperatures and humidity being high all year round, if you are considering to cruise to Costa Rica and Panama choose any time between December and April.

So first of all, you need to figure out where you want to go and what kind of budget is best for you. Then study your options, check what month are cruises the cheapest, which is the best time to purchase a cruise and start planning the cruise of a lifetime.

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