The Best Cruise Lines for Solo Travellers

Jane Archer, The Daily Telegraph, October 20, 2014

David Brown writes
Could you please identify cruise lines, both river and ocean-going, that offer single cabins at no premium cost. I am aware that Saga offers this on some river cruises but am finding it difficult to pinpoint other lines.

Jane Archer, Cruise expert, replies
Many more cruise lines offer single cabins these days, which is good for lone travellers. The downside is that to book you often have to pay a higher per person price than if you were sharing.

Exceptions include the studio cabins on Norwegian Cruise Line’s ( ) ships Epic, Breakaway and Getaway and the single cabins on P&O Cruises’ ( ) Azura, Ventura, Arcadia, Aurora and Oriana (and Britannia when that ship launches in March 2015). One to watch is Voyages to Antiquity ( ), which often waives its single supplement.

On the rivers, there’s no extra charge for single cabins on Tauck’s ( ) vessels Savor and Inspire, and the single supplement is waived for lone travellers booking lower-deck category 1 twin cabins on its other vessels. Riviera Travel ( ) sells a limited number of lower-deck cabins with no supplement.

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