Last minute Caribbean cruise deals provide the ideal change of scene.
Check Iglu Cruise (0208 544 7182; www.iglucruise.com) for great reductions on their Caribbean holidays. They are currently offering considerable discounts on a number of cruises. Save over £700 on a 16 night voyage on the Caribbean Princess, which has been slashed from £2259 to £1529. Departing on the 22nd of January from San Juan, Puerto Rico, ports of call include Antigua, Santa Lucia, Barbados, Grenada and Aruba.
The good news is that the price includes ensuite stateroom accommodation, all meals and snacks onboard, all entertainment, return flights from the UK to San Juan, port and handling fees and taxes. There are three main dining rooms aboard, two with 'anytime dining', 24 hour complimentary room service, an ocean-view gymnasium golf putting course and simulator, a sports court and youth and teen centres to keep the whole family happy.
Alternatively, if you’re looking to keep the price down and can’t get away until March, the above mentioned company is offering an 11-night Canary Islands cruise on the Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas departing from Southampton on March the 14th . Prices are from £649 per person, a saving of up to £250. Ports of call are Vigo in Spain, Lisbon, Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Madeira and then back to La Coruna in northern Spain before returning home.