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Cruising is one of the most popular holiday types available, many people still think that cruising is a very expensive way of taking a holiday. With some thought and careful planning you can find some great cruise deals that include all of the features that make a perfect holiday for a great price.

Firstly when booking a Cruise holiday ,check with your travel agent to make sure you aren’t missing out on any fabulous cruise deals available. Cruise agents will be happy to give information regarding any future promotions should they know of any coming up.

Depending on what cruise line you book through, you can sometimes get any price difference refunded to you should the price drop lower then what you have paid. This depends very much on the cruise company and you should ask before buying a cruise holiday if you are thinking of trying this.

A large part of deciding upon your holiday is making sure that you know exactly what is included in your package price. In general most cruise packages cover accommodation, port changes and some food and drink. Should you want to take other activities be prepared to pay extra for them. Many ships have famous chef owned restaurants, these are not free and guests if wanting to dine in them will have to pay a cover fee.

Be sure to understand tipping and gratuities aboard your chosen cruise liner, some cruise companies add a daily fee to cover these charges and add a fee each and every time you buy an alcoholic drink.

Be wise and careful and you can pick up a great deal on a cruise holiday, making sure you know exactly what you are paying for can help immensely to budget yourself.