Top 5 Last-Minute Cruise Deals: 4 Nights to Baja Mexico, 3 Nights to the Bahamas, & More


Most Christmas cards paint the holiday season as a time when family sits peacefully around a fire admiring a decorated tree, but for most people the holiday is actually filled with last minute shopping, panic wrapping, cooking, family popping over at all hours of the night and day, and more cooking. So who can blame us for feeling like sailing away to a deserted island? Well, thanks to this week's cruise deals, you can do just that for as little as $101 per person.

We've found five last minute January cruises to destinations including the Caribbean, Hawaii, and even the Panama Canal. With temperatures still in the 80s, this is the perfect time to save money on a cruise and fortify yourself with some sunshine.

Top 5 Last Minute Cruises in January


Carnival Cruise 4-Night Baja Mexico Cruise for Two From $202

As seen on Travelzoo, sail from Los Angeles on January 19 for a relaxing 4-night Baja Mexico escape on Carnival's Carnival Inspiration ship. This roundtrip cruise stops at the romantic island of Catalina (pictured) as well as the coastal city of Ensenada in Mexico's Baja California. This cruise is the lowest total price we could find by $296 and a very low price for any 4-night cruise.


Royal Caribbean 3-Night Bahamas Cruise for Two From $398

Save $80 on's 3-night getaway cruise to the Bahamas, departing from Port Canaveral, FL, on January 23, as seen on Travelzoo. This roundtrip cruise aboard the Enchantment Of The Seas includes stops in the Bahamas' capital city of Nassau and Royal Caribbean's own eco-friendly private island, CocoCay (pictured).


Norwegian Cruise Line 7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise for 2 With Extras From $498

This 7-night Caribbean cruise on Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Dawn comes bundled with up to $300 onboard credit via coupon code "CHOO", as seen on Travelzoo. Alternatively, get an Unlimited Dining Package via coupon code "CHOD", or an Unlimited Beverage Package (including alcohol) via coupon code "CHOB". With a savings of $2,300 (excluding the credit), this cruise is the second-best price we've seen for a 7-night cruise from Norwegian. This roundtrip cruise departs from New Orleans, LA, on January 18 and includes stops in Cozumel, Mexico; Belize City, Belize; Roatan, Honduras; and Costa Maya, Mexico.


Holland America 11-Night Panama Canal Cruise for Two From $1,198

Expiring January 14, this Holland America 11-Night Panama Canal Cruise for two from via Travelzoo bags a savings of $2,500. The cruise departs on January 23 from Fort Lauderdale on Holland America's Zuiderdam ship. The itinerary includes stops in Half Moon Cay, Bahamas; Aruba; Curacao; Panama Canal (scenic cruising); Gatun Lake, Panama (scenic cruising); Colon, Panama; and Puerto Limon, Costa Rica.


Norwegian Cruise Line 7-Night Hawaii Cruise for Two From $1,998

This 3-island Hawaiian cruise departs from Honolulu, HI, on January 24 aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's Pride of America ship, as seen on Travelzoo. That's a $200 drop from last week's mention and the lowest total price we could find by $100. Visit four of Hawaii's most exotic destinations on three islands, including Kahului, Maui; Hilo, Hawaii; Kona, Hawaii; and Nawiliwili, Kauai. Book this travel deal by January 23.

DealNews Contributing Writer

Paula Bradley has taught English in Japan and Italy, and she has written for several e-zines aimed at Westerners living abroad. She uses her experience across the six continents to inform her travel features.
DealNews may be compensated by companies mentioned in this article. Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).
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