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Cruise to Nowhere, Cheap Alternatives to Cruise Ship Vacations

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If you’re looking for a short and affordable cruise, how about something called a cruise to nowhere? It’s not as crazy as it sounds.

A cruise to nowhere means you’re spending the entire time at sea with no ports of call.

If you’re new to cruising, or more interested in onboard activities than sightseeing, then this is the choice for you.

It’s also less expensive.

Cruises to nowhere mostly last one or two nights, as they’re usually fillers between longer itineraries and repositioning cruises.

Carnival offers them from New York and Norfolk, Virginia starting at $349 dollars per room.

You can depart on a Monday evening, spend the next day at sea, and return on Wednesday at 8 a.m.

Norwegian Cruise Line has one and two-night round-trip cruises from New York and Miami, which start at $149 per person.

You can also sail one-way between Vancouver and Seattle, but getting back is your own responsibility.

Not only are cruises to nowhere a cheaper option, but if you can find one leaving from a port that’s close to home, you’re also saving on airfare.

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