Boxing Day Cruise Deals 2017

Save big on your next sail by booking a Boxing Day cruise deal.

Whether you’re looking to relax on the harbour for an afternoon, or explore the South Pacific for a week, check out your options with this year’s Boxing Day cruise deals.

Tour operators, cruise companies and online travel agencies are offering a range of cruise options this Boxing Day, including options like free flights with river cruise bookings.

We're counting down the seconds to when Boxing Day sales launch, and as soon as they do we'll pop all the cruise deals we can find online onto this page.

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Can't wait until Boxing Day? These cruise deals are available now:

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Azmara Black Friday sale: Free up to $500 OBC

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Valid on select dates with Azmara Club Cruises. Destinations include Barcelona, Nice, Venice, Rome and more. T&C's apply.

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Celebrity Black Friday sale: Free up to $100 OBC

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Valid on select dates with Celebrity Cruises. Destinations include Hawaii, India, Sri Lanka, Rome and more. T&C's apply.

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Up to 30% off cruises + Free upgrade: Royal Caribbean Black Friday sale

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Valid on select dates and destinations in New Zealand and Australia. Includes up to $400 OBC and more. T&C's appy.

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Top tips for finding the best Boxing Day cruise deals online

Go with the flow: Try not to be too choosy about where you're cruising to and when. If you're flexible with your dates and destination, you'll be much more likely to find a better deal.

Stay inside: Booking an interior cabin will get you the best deal on a cruise. While you won't have windows in your room, you'll save heaps. And, beside, it's not too far to go up to a deck for those panoramic ocean vides.

To drive or to fly? Think about where the cruise departs from before booking and about whether the savings is worth the hassle of booking a flight and transfers to and from the port.

Location, location, location. Consider whether cruises are in-season wherever it is you’d like to go. If it’s peak season, the likelihood of finding a deal may be lower. If you’re happy to change things up and sail somewhere new, you might be able to get a better deal.

Travel last minute. It’s of no benefit to a cruise line to sail with empty rooms. Rooms that are still unsold close to departure date will often be heavily discounted, and Boxing Day is the perfect time to take advantage of the remaining summer sailings from the east coast.

Don’t be loyal to a line. Not every cruise line will offer the same deal, which could mean your preferred brand is more expensive than another that’s offering a very similar sailing. There’s a chance you can save a lot by simply switching to another cruise line.

Who has Boxing Day sales?

Last year we welcomed a handful of Boxing Day cruise deals from cruise lines as well as online travel agencies. For an idea of what this year's offerings could look like, here's what was hot on sale in 2016:

  • P&O Cruises: Sailings from $248, $1 deposits and free drink packages. The sale ran until mid-February and included 2-10 night cruises under $1,000.
  • Expedia: The online travel agency ran sales across all travel options including flights, holidays and cruises.
  • TravelTalk: Up to 50% off tours throughout Europe.

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Alex takes care of the travel section here at If there's a new sale on tours or cruises, discounted flights or hotels, or anything else that can be on offer, she'll fill you in.

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