When the weather in New York starts to turn, cruise lines start handing out deals for fall cruises to the Caribbean or upper New England. Here are five deals worth a look- all embark from New York City or Cape Liberty, New Jersey:
7-night Bahamas cruise from New York
DEPARTS Nov. 13 or Nov. 27
HOW MUCH $399 (inside), $799 (suite)
Norwegian Gem’s fall Bahamas cruise stops in Port Canaveral, Florida as well as Great Stirrup Cay and Nassau in the Bahamas. The ship features 10 restaurants, kids and teens clubs and a sports deck.
INFO 877-815-5446, travelocity.com
Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas
9-night Canada/New England cruise from Cape Liberty
DEPARTS Oct. 14
HOW MUCH $719 (inside); $1,449 (deluxe suite)
The Explorer of The Seas cruises to Portland and Bar Harbor, Maine; Saint John, New Brunswick; Halifax, Nova Scotia; and Boston.
INFO 866-562-7625, royalcaribbean.com
5-night Canadian cruise
DEPARTS Sept. 6
HOW MUCH $449 (inside); $779 (balcony)
Looking for a last-minute shorter cruise? Carnival Glory cruises from New York to Halifax and St. John in Canada. The ship has its own mini-golf course, water slide and comedy club, among other amenities.
INFO 888-227-6482, carnival.com
7-night New England cruise
DEPARTS Oct. 2, 9 or 16
HOW MUCH From $599 (inside); from $1,399 (suites)
The ship makes calls in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Maine, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, beginning and ending in New York City. Port excursion options include whale watching, a river rapid ride and kayaking.
INFO 800-774-6237, princess.com
7-night one-way Canadian cruise
DEPARTS Oct. 2 (New York)
HOW MUCH $699 (inside)
If you don’t mind flying home after your cruise, MSC Poesia’s unusual New England itinerary should suffice: the ship stops in Halifax, Nova Scotia; Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island before ending in Quebec.
INFO 877-665-4655, msccruisesusa.com