Cruises Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Cruises activity »
  1. 1 Best Way to See Italy and/or Greece?
  2. 2 Trip Report Very disappointed with Viking River Cruises
  3. 3 Trip Report Carnival Vista, Cruisers Log.. Star Date 24.05.2016 AD
  4. 4 Sydney pre-cruise hotel recommendations
  5. 5 One-way cruise to Alaska June 2016
  6. 6 Juneau excursions Alaska Cruise
  7. 7 Avoid Crowds on Greek Cruise
  8. 8 Sources for finding last minute deals on cruises from Seattle to Alaska?
  9. 9 Family First Timers
  10. 10 alaska cruise
  11. 11 Cruise Port in Livorno - Day Trip to Pisa and Lucca
  12. 12 Trip Report Cruise to Hawaii from the mianland
  13. 13 Trip Report Viking River Cruise Disappoints
  14. 14 Trip Report We finally made up our minds...
  15. 15 Sailing On A Vista
  16. 16 Trip Report Alaska Shore excursion on the cheap
  17. 17 Princess vs. Norwegian
  18. 18 Rome to port at Civitavecchia
  19. 19 Trip Report Viking Ocean Cruise nightmare
  20. 20 The Cruise to pick to go this June
  21. 21 AMA Waterways River Cruises
  22. 22 How to plan 1 day in Copenhagen
  23. 23 Mediterranean cruise on celebrity constellation
  24. 24 Trip Report Oasis Lite: Review of Navigator of the Seas
  25. 25 one way or R/T to Alaska on Princesss
View next 25 » Back to the top

Need some suggestions for weeding through cruisecompete bids

Jump to last reply

Hi all,

I'm planning to book a Mediterranean cruise for next year. I've been to Alaska twice on Princess, but those are my only cruising experiences to date. I've booked directly through the cruiseline in the past, but thought I'd look into some other online booking options this time around to see if I could save a little bit of money.

I've picked the specific cruise and sail date I want (once again with Princess since I've been happy with them so far...). Based on some research through the posts here, I've looked at crucon.com, vacationstogo.com, and cruisecompete.com.

Crucon could save me a few hundred $$ off the Princess list price. Vacationstogo has the exact same price as Princess' site. I've also gotten several bids through cruisecompete but am always a little leery about going with a completely unkown agency. The best cruisecompete bids are offered through:

-Cruise & Vacation Depot
-smartcruiser.com
-Best Price Cruises
-Cruises-N-More/American Express

All of these are similar to the crucon price. A few of them also offer some ship board credit.

The number of choices starts to become a bit overwhelming! Does anyone have experience with any of the cruisecompete options? Or other recommendations I should consider? This will be the most expensive vacation I've taken in recent years, so I'd like to be budget conscious where I can!

Thanks for any suggestions!

15 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement