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How to Get a Last-Minute Cruise Deal

by Fran Golden | May 30, 2017

The good news for procrastinators and bargain-hunters is that there are still last-minute cruise deals. The bad news is that they are not as cheap or as prevalent as they were even three years ago.

Instead of slashing prices, cruise lines have moved to a value-added model, sweetening the pot with perks such as free drinks for those who book well in advance. Royal Caribbean has even vowed to eliminate some last-minute deals altogether.

So how do you find the last-minute deals that are out there? Try these 10 methods.

Fran Golden

Fran Golden is a Cleveland-based contributor to ShermansCruise who also writes for USA Today.

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