Taking a cruise from Galveston, Texas is one of the best kept secrets for departure ports. However, we got a tip from a major cruise line employee telling us that Galveston cruises are amongst the most profitable. What that means for you is that great deals are hard to come by and there is very little discounting. N10-005 So our best advice for savings is to book your Carnival Cruises from Galveston as far in advance as possible.
Why? Well, as of November 30, 2009, looking at the pricing for upcoming cruises for Carnival Cruises from Galveston, the lowest prices are December 2010 and January 2011. Normally, you would expect to find the lowest priced cruises departing in the next 60 days — last minute discounting. RCDD So, it looks like our cruise line-insider is telling the truth: Galveston is a hot market!
Don’t worry, there are still good deals to be had for Cruises from Galveston in early 2010, including:
4-Night Western Caribbean from $409 in February 2010 (book 3 months in advance for Early Saver discounts)
5-Night Western Caribbean from $319 in March 2010 (hello Spring Break!)
7-Night Western Caribbean from $439 in May 2010 (book 5 months in advance for Early Saver discounts)