What are repositioning cruises?
In essence, repositioning cruises are one-way cruises that take ships from one popular cruise destination to another. As the seasons transition from one to another, cruise ships tend to transition to a new homeport as it chases after sunny and warm summer shores. For example, moving from Miami to the Mediterranean or going from Alaska to Sydney! In these transition periods, cruise lines have repositioning cruises that guests can totally book and experience for themselves. With plenty of sea days as it races to its final destination, a cruise ship repositioning is a perfect match for guests looking to leisurely sail from one locale to another. Popular one way cruise destinations from Australia include to/from Asia and to/from Hawaii, however there are options to make your way to North America, South Africa and even Europe. You will also find more global one-way cruises listed as world cruises. So, whether you are in the market for Carnival repositioning cruises or a repositioning cruise Hawaii to Sydney, there'll definitely be an itinerary out there waiting for you to book!
Are repositioning cruises cheaper?
Yes! A repositioning cruise will almost always take an alternate route than the usual voyage a cruise ship would take as the main objective of the voyage is to move to a new locale. As such, repositioning cruises are often at a reduced and more affordable rate due to their "off-the-beaten-path" route. If you're looking for an affordable way to sail the seas, repositioning cruises are the best way to do it!
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