Looking for a cruise getaway but don’t want to fly from New York to Florida? There are a plethora of cruises leaving from New York harbor that can take you to Europe, Canada or the Caribbean. Take a look at these cruise lines and soon you’ll be sailing away!
Norwegian Cruises Line offers over 10 different cruises from New York harbor to various Caribbean islands including St. Thomas, St. Maarten, Bermuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Aruba and many others. With their array of cruises at different length and prices, it’s easy to find something that can fit your schedule and wallet.
Carnival is one of the most well known and well traveled cruise lines. Carnival offers mostly 8-day cruises that will bring you from New York harbor to luxurious locations like Bermuda, Bahamas, St. Thomas and Puerto Rico.
Holland America Line can bring you from New York to Bermuda, but they can bring you even further with their Discovery cruises which can last over a month and bring you to places like Peru, Chile, Brazil, Panama, Ecuador and many other South American countries. Some of Holland America Line’s South American cruises bring you to over 30 places of interest, making for a once in a lifetime opportunity to see the continent.
Crystal Cruises offers a unique cruise which leaves New York harbor, travels through the Caribbean, enters the Panama Canal, dots the west coast of Mexico and ends in Los Angeles. The cruise is only one-way, so a flight from Los Angeles back to New York needs to be planned.
Holland America Line also offers New York to Europe tours including a 20-day and 41-day cruise which stops at beautiful historic countries such as France, Portugal, Spain, Belgium, The Netherlands, Norway, Scotland and even Russia. After one of Holland America Line’s transatlantic cruises, you can truly say you’ve seen Europe. Shorter cruises are available to accommodate those who cannot commit to that long of a vacation.
Crystal Cruises will bring you up the New England coast and then across the Atlantic to Iceland, Denmark, Norway and then finally London. Crystal Cruises also offers packages which include free airfare or 2 for 1 deals.
Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 travels from New York to destinations like Germany, England, Spain and Portugal. The Queen Mary 2 is known to be one of the most luxurious ocean liners with top notch amenities. You will feel like a king or queen while sailing a Cunard cruise ship.
Norwegian Cruise Line, Holland America Line,Crystal Cruises and Carnival all offer exciting cruise packages which stop along the New England shoreline and then bring you to picturesque Canada. Most cruises disembark in Montreal, Canada.
It is always best to book far in advance to ensure the best selection, although last minute deals can often save you a bundle. Most cruise lines offer a significant discount if you book on board for your next cruise. Don’t forget to double check that your cruise isn’t one-way, or else you will have the added cost of a flight back.