Here’s why Cruising isn’t just for Old People

May 18, 2017
Jess

There are a lot of myths surrounding the idea of cruising, but this can be a great way to take in numerous destinations and have a vacation that’s both relaxing and action-packed.

For people who are planning trips to Machu Picchu or the Great Wall, you may assume that cruising is a cheesy choice. But cruises have come a long way and are now as diverse as any other possible way to travel.

Whether you’re hoping to book an Alaskan cruise holiday, or want to party around the Greek islands, cruising allows you to enjoy attractions from around the globe, and since it’s all-inclusive, it’s also super affordable.

Some people also assume that you need a strong stomach for cruising, and worry that they’re likely to get seasick. However, cruise ships are usually massive, and you may find yourself forgetting that you’re even on a boat.

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Even in choppy waters, people rarely get seasick while cruising, and even if you do find you get a little ill, there are plenty of over-the-counter options and natural remedies.

One of the reasons why so many people assume that cruising is just for old people, is because they also assume that it’s only for the wealthy. While this used to be true, it’s no longer the case. In fact, many cruise lines have amazing sales, and cruises have already become much more affordable in general. You’ll sometimes find that it costs less than $100 per person per night- and keep in mind that’s all your accommodation, meals, entertainment, and transport from one place to another.

Some people imagine that all cruises involve lots of games of bingo and shuffleboard. However, there are a number of cruise lines marketed directly to young people, and even for some of the “older” cruise lines, you’ll see a huge range of passengers, including families, groups of friends, honeymooners, and more.

If you’re looking for a vacation where you can truly relax while being taken to some of the most incredible sights in the world, cruising is the best option for you. While travelling can be exciting, actually getting from point A to point B can be exhausting and stressful.

Instead of getting on a train or plane every time you want to move on to a new city or country, cruising allows you to go to sleep in one destination, travel overnight, and wake up in another destination.

That means that you’re waking up refreshed and ready to get out and explore a new place. You can also choose from a variety of different tours and excursions. Want to lie on the beach and do nothing all day? No problem. Fancy exploring cute local markets? Have fun! Want to go hiking or snorkelling? Be sure to take some sunscreen.

As you can see, cruising is for people of all ages, and you may be surprised by how much fun you can have on board.

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