Brand, reputation, and onboard facilities determine cruise line cost. Luxury cruises cost more.
Cruise destinations affect pricing. Tourist destinations and exotic locales might affect prices.
Cabin type impacts price. Interior cabins are cheaper than ocean-view suites.
Summer and vacation trips are usually more expensive. Shoulder seasons may be cheaper.
Port costs, gratuities, excursions, and onboard activities may apply. These affect cost greatly.
Cruises feature speciality food, spas, exercise facilities, entertainment, and more. Extras cost money.
Cruise lines offer early bird discounts. Last-minute reservations offer lower pricing but limited availability.