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JerseySue Aug 10th, 2010 01:22 PM

Cheapest way to Book Cruise ????
 
What's the cheapest way to book a European Cruise on Star Clipper ?? Directly thru cruise line, AAA, Costco, ????? and what is the age group on Star Clipper ? since there's basically no entertainment we were wondering if they catered to an older crowd.

boom_boom Aug 10th, 2010 02:38 PM

I've never seen a better deal from the cruise line than was offered me by a travel agent. An outfit called "cruisecompete" will put your request for a quote out to many agents and they contact you directly. I have queried cruisecompete, but as above, I haven't found a better deal than my usual agent offers.

JerseySue Aug 10th, 2010 02:40 PM

Thanks boom-boom ! I'll look into that !

Simthy20 Aug 12th, 2010 03:17 AM

I always find that it is cheaper to book with a decent cruise trael agent rather then direct with cruise lines. As travel agents tend to offer higher discounts.
Star Clippers are for the slightly older clientele are renown for offering a personal cruise experience. They are a luxury liner.

triathlete Aug 13th, 2010 08:41 AM

Second vote for http://www.cruisecompete.com

Almost always a better deal than I can find on my own.

Eschew Aug 13th, 2010 10:48 AM

I have used them and they are competitive and provides a good reference point on pricing.


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