Best winter cruise deals for Christmas 2018 – from the Canary Islands to the Caribbean

From island-hopping in the Canary Islands to the golden sands of the Caribbean, one of these winter cruise deals is sure to float your boat.

Festive cruise to Amsterdam – three days from £209pp

From the cobbled streets and pretty canal-side houses to the quirky shops and restaurants, Amsterdam is a great choice for a city break.

At Christmas, it’s all the more magical with water-side markets, ice rinks and traditional handicrafts to enjoy.

Sail into the city for a festive mini-cruise this Christmas with two nights’ accommodation in your choice of cabin and full-board included.

Prices from £209pp for the first person – down from £279pp – and £104pp for the second person. View deal.

Canary Islands and Madeira cruise – 16 days from £799pp

If you’re still hoping to top up your tan, head south to the Canary Islands and Madeira this October for some autumn sun.

From Amsterdam to Arecife (Lanzarote), Las Palmas to Leixoes (Portugal), this Canary Islands cruise stops off at a selection of great seaside spots.

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Plus, the subtropical paradise of Madeira is included in your itinerary – hop off the Colombus to enjoy this picture-postcard Portuguese Island.

Enjoy 15 nights’ accommodation plus full-board from £799pp. View deal.

Festive party cruise to Dublin – four days from £199pp

Fancy partying with the Irish this Christmas?

Ireland’s cosmopolitan capital is the perfect place to celebrate the festive season with Christmas markets, great shops and plenty of places to eat, drink and be merry.

Jump on board the Marco Polo Dublin mini-cruise for three nights’ full board accommodation in your choice of cabin – plus tons of festive fun – from £199pp, down from £429pp. View deal.

Canary Islands cruise – 7 nights from £682pp

Set sail on the Marella Dream for a sun-soaked winter cruise around the Canary Islands.

Wander around the whitewashed villages of Gran Canaria, sunbathe on the secluded beaches of La Gomera and take in the beautiful views in Madeira.

Get a taste of all the Canarian highlights on this week-long cruise – from Tenerife to Lanzarote – as well as full-board food and drinks from £682pp. View deal.

Caribbean cruise – 14 nights from £999pp

Looking to go long-haul this winter? Treat yourself to the ultimate Caribbean cruise stopping off at a range of beautiful beach destinations.

Discover the powdery sands of Antigua and the crystal-clear waters of Barbados, as well as the tropical paradise of St Lucia on this winter sun cruise.

Plus, the amazing Azura ship – complete with incredible entertainment, kids’ clubs, pool, gym and more – will be your home for two weeks’ of Caribbean luxury.

Prices start from £999pp – full-board inclusive – view deal.

European cities and rivers cruise – 7 days from £359pp

If you’d like to stay closer to home this autumn, take a river cruise of Amsterdam, Rouen and Antwerp this October.

Visit vibrant Amsterdam – with its vintage shops and pretty canal-side cafés – and explore the sights of medieval Rouen and Antwerp on this cultural river cruise.

Set sail on the traditional cruise ship Magellan for a week’s journey from £399pp – down from £759pp – on a full board basis. View deal.

Canary Islands and Portugal cruise – 12 nights from £977pp

Whether you want to lie on the beach in La Palma or shop ‘til you drop in Lisbon, get some well-earned winter sun with a Canary Islands and Portugal cruise.

Stop off at Gran Canaria, Madeira, Lanzarote and Lisbon for a fun and sun-packed trip taking in the highlights of the Canaries – from the restaurants of Lisbon's Bairro Alto to the volcanic beaches of Lanzarote.

And the amazing Ventura ship – complete with spectacular entertainment, kids’ clubs, pool, gym and sports’ deck – will be your comfortable home for your 12-night stay. Prices start from £977pp – view deal.

Not crazy about cruising? Check out our other travel deals to find your perfect winter 2018 holiday.

There's also a deal on a mystery Christmas market break to destinations including New York, Las Vegas and Dubai, for just £99 per person, including flights and accommodation.

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