6 Best Cruise Lines For The Money

#6 Costa Cruises

A member of the Carnival family, Costa Cruises is primarily based in Europe. Although it offers family-friendly amenities, Costa’s ships are also well-suited to adults, with activities like dance classes and theater productions.

#5 MSC Cruises

The line allows you to sail to destinations around the world at extremely reasonable rates, with some Caribbean itineraries costing less than $100 per night.

#4 Holland America Line

Each ship offers one staff member per every two or three guests, meaning more personalized service than on more crowded vessels.

#3 Carnival Cruise Line

Carnival Cruise Line specializes in budget-friendly fun, offering frequent sales and early booking deals on already low prices. In fact, finding itineraries for less than $200 per person, per night is the norm on the line’s 25 ships.

#2 Norwegian Cruise Line

Norwegian ditches steadfast cruise rules like dress codes and assigned dining times, following the lead of many luxury cruise lines, meaning you’ll get to enjoy a relaxed yet refined experience at a fraction of the price.

#1 Royal Caribbean International

With more than 20 cruise ships, Royal Caribbean International is one of the largest lines sailing the ocean today. And despite its name, it offers voyages to more than 260 destinations across 68 countries.