6 sites to book layby cruises online

Pay for your next holiday with interest-free payment options that will lead you straight into smooth sailings.

Find yourself booking your next cruise sooner than you think with these sites offering layby cruises with interest-free options and payment plans.

Each company has its perks for booking interest-free cruises such as flexibility with payments, low deposits or no deposits and cruises available for financing that are as low as $999.

Keep in mind that as with any other loan or credit product, you could be paying interest and/or additional fees if you can't make timely payments.


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1. Flight Centre

Book your next cruise with one of Australia's most-trusted travel booking sites, Flight Centre, and make interest-free payments with flexible payment plans.

  • Weekly, fortnightly and monthly payments options are available.
  • Interest-free financing available on cruises as low as $999.
  • Book last minute or in advance.

Go to the Flight Centre website

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2. MyCruises

MyCruises has been providing exceptional service and value for money since 2015. Offering a wide range of river, ocean, expedition or boutique cruises, you're sure to find a trip to suit you.

  • Low deposits of $200pp on over 20 cruises to anywhere from Alaska to the Greek Islands.
  • Book any cruise with a 0% interest free policy. Minimal payments and a $99 annual fee apply. Outstanding balances after the interest-free period will incur fees.
  • $100 price beat guarantee on its fares.

Go to the MyCruises website

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3. P&O Cruises

Discover a new destination with P&O Cruises with flexible payment plans on trips around Australia and the South Pacific Islands.

  • Take advantage of P&O's 3-day booking hold.
  • Weekly, fortnightly, and monthly payment plans available to suit your budget.
  • Payments can also be made through EZ Pay via a monthly payment plan.
  • Minimum deposits vary with each cruise option, and will depend on route and duration.

Go to the P&O Cruises website

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4. CruiseAway

Have unlimited cruise options available to you through CruiseAway without having to worry about paying entirely upfront.

  • Pay an initial deposit as low as $100, with sales sometimes discounting that further. Final payment for the cruise is due at least 65 days before you sail, but that could be longer depending on the cruise line.
  • Cruise doesn't need to be paid in full until 65 days prior to departure.
  • Payment plans available.

Go to the CruiseAway website

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5. Contiki

A sailing holiday with Contiki is at your fingertips with the option to get your next trip as soon as a sale drops, even if you don't have the cash upfront.

  • No deposit necessary.
  • With ZipPay for your holiday under $1,000 in $40/month interest-free instalments plus a $6 monthly account fee. If you can't pay, a late fee will be charged.
  • With ZipMoney, pay your $1,000 or more holiday off from $40/month interest-free for the first six months plus up to a $99 establishment fee. Any remaining balance after six months will be charged interest.

Go to the Contiki website

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6. G Adventures

With flexible payment options and Lifetime deposits, G Adventures makes sure that you can always have an adventure lined up.

  • Only a $250 deposit is required when you initially book.
  • Take your time making payments up until 60 days prior to departure.
  • Lifetime deposits mean that you never lose your initial deposit even if you change your trip dates.

Go to the G Adventures website

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Which lines offer layby cruises from Sydney?

  • P&O Cruises
  • Royal Caribbean
  • Celebrity Cruises
  • Carnival Cruises
  • Princess Cruises

Which lines offer layby cruises from Brisbane?

  • P&O Cruises
  • Princess Cruises

Which lines offer layby cruises from Melbourne?

  • P&O Cruises
  • Princess Cruises

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Up to 30% off worldwide cruises + free items in extras

Available on select travel dates with Norwegian Cruise Line. Destinations include Hawaii, Pacific, Asia, Mediterranean, Rome, and more. T&Cs apply.

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2 free guests on P&O cruises

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$1 deposit + up to $450 OBC on P&O cruises

Available on select travel dates from February - November 2020. Destinations include Australia, Pacific, New Zealand, Asia, and more. T&Cs apply.

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My Fiji My Fiji

All-inclusive packages + return flights to Fiji from $1,190

Available for travel on select dates until June 2020. Sample price includes 7-night getaway to Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa, return flights to Nadi, daily meals and more. Includes kids stay for free, return airport transfers and more. T&Cs apply.

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Up to $3,000 free in extras Fiji packages with flights

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Free upgrade + drinks + bonus OBC on Celebrity Cruise

Available on travel dates from 7 February - 31 December 2020 on select Celebrity Australia and New Zealand cruises. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 43% off cruises + pay only $99 deposit with Princess Cruises

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G Adventures G Adventures

Up to 25% off Argentina tours

Available for travel on select dates until April 2020. Destinations include Brazil, Chile and more. T&Cs apply.

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My Fiji My Fiji

7-night Fiji getaway + return flights from $1,690

Available for travel on select dates until 31 March 2020 including Christmas season. Includes accommodation at The Pearl Resort, Spa & Golf Course, return flights to Nadi, airport transfers, daily buffet breakfast and more. T&Cs apply.

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7-night Meditereanean cruise from $805

Departing on 1 November 2020 with MSC Grandiosa. Package includes meals, drinks, on board entertainment, and more. T&Cs apply.

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7-night Caribbean and Mexico cruise from $855

Departing on 30 October 2020 with MSC Seaside. Package includes meals, drinks, on board entertainment, and more. T&Cs apply.

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CruiseAway CruiseAway

Southeast Asia cruise + flights from $2,999 with CMV

Travel date on 14 February 2020. Package includes return flights Sydney-Singapore, accommodation, meals, and more. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 36% off cruises + up to $500 OBC with Azamara

Available on select 2019 - 2021 dates. Destinations include Perth, Melbourne, Sydney, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Auckland, Wellington, Singapore and more. T&Cs apply.

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Contiki Contiki

Save up to $1,912 on 20-day Europe tour

Available on travel between May - September 2020. Package includes accommodation, meals, transfers, tour guides, and more. T&Cs apply.

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Free drinks package with MSC cruises

Available for cruises from February - November 2020. Destinations include Copenhagen, Barcelona, Lisbon, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Singapore and more. T&Cs apply.

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50% off on 2nd suite

Available on select voyages on SIlversea Cruises from December 2019 to April 2020. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 50% off Silversea sailings

Available for cruises on select 2019 - 2020 dates for Vista or Veranda suites. Destinations include Singapore, Phuket, Dubai, Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart, Auckland and more. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 42% off cruises with Cunard

Available for cruises on select 2020 dates. Destinations include Alaska, Asia and Northern Europe. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 42% off cruises + free upgrade with Seabourn

Available for cruises on select 2020 dates. Destinations include Rome, Barcelona, Ibiza, Athens, Mykonos and more. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 50% off on kids on worldwide cruise + $400 OBC

Available on select travel dates with Celebrity Cruises. Destinations include Asia, New Zealand, Pacific, Hawaii, North America and more. T&Cs apply.

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Kids stay, play and eat free

Valid for travel on select tours and packages. Inclusive of return flights, daily meals, accommodation and more. T&Cs apply.

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CruiseAway CruiseAway

Up to 40% off Miami cruises

Valid for travel on select dates in 2019 and 2020. Other destinations include New York, Europe, the Caribbean and more. T&Cs apply.

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Up to $1,000 air credit + up to $400 OBC with Princess Landmark cruises

Valid for select 2019–2020 travel dates booked until 12 December 2019. Destinations include Europe, Alaska, Japan, Asia, New Zealand, South Pacific, Australia, Caribbean and more. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 50% off Africa cruises

Valid for travel on select dates in 2019–2021. Includes free meals and drinks in select destinations across Africa. T&Cs apply.

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Up to $500 OBC with New Zealand and Australia cruises

Valid for travel on select dates with cruises like Carnival, P&O and Royal Caribbean. Destinations include Sydney, Tasmania, Hobart, Vanuatu, Mystery Island, Port Vila and more. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 46% off Celebrity cruises

Valid for travel on select 2020 dates. Destinations include Mediterranean Sea, Southern Europe, Pacific, Hawaii, Canada, USA East Coast and more. T&Cs apply.

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Free 2-category cabin upgrade with Azamara Cruises

Valid for travel on select dates in 2020. T&Cs apply.

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20-night USA cruises + flights from $3,799

Valid for travel on select dates in 2020. Destinations include Honolulu, Hawaii and more. Includes flights from Sydney, accommodation, daily meals and more. T&Cs apply.

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Contiki Contiki

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Valid for travel on select 2019 dates. Includes meals, accommodation, transport and more. Destinations include Athens, Mykonos, Santorini and more. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 40% off Australia and New Zealand Christmas cruises

Valid for travel until December 2020 across Australia and New Zealand. Destinations include Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Auckland and more. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 30% off last-minute Asia tours

Valid on select tours departing until 26 December, including Asian Adventure and Eternal India.

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12-day Vietnam tour + flights for just $1,999

Valid for travel on select dates from 16 January 2018 - 30 March 2019. Includes land and cruise accommodation, meals, flights, airport transfers, guided tours and more. T&C's apply.

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Shop for dining experiences, attractions and more for up to 70% off.

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Valid for travel on select dates. Sample savings is for Imaj Private Villas, Lombok, Indonesia. T&C's apply.

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Valid for use on select dates until 30 July 2018. T&C's apply.

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Up to 63% off Bali escape

Valid for stays on select dates until 20 December 2018 at Sintesa Jimbaran. Includes daily buffet breakfast and dinner, a 90-minute massage for two and more. T&C's apply.

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