Cruise offers are increasingly numerous, both trips to the Polar Regions and the most tropical places in the world.
Single people, whether they are 30, 40 or more than 50 years old, are today front-line clients for the cruise industry.
So are you around 50 and single? There are special programs and very popular in the market for you. A single and lonely traveler can find a lot of offers full of fun, elegant and even traditional and relaxed.
For example, Norwegian Cruise Lines have won several awards for offering the best cruises for single passengers. P&O Cruises have available single cabins and elegant cruising on ships such as the Azura, and Fred. Olsen, Britain’s most underatted cruise line – offer a great choice of cruises for over 50s.
The main clients of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines tends to be the 60s and older crowd. This is because of its Vistas enrichment program, which is a series of free events and activities to keep guests busy on board. These may center on subjects like music, painting, wine, antiques, gardening, and dance.
According to recent statistics in 2017 the average age of the UK solo traveler was 57. Experts said that the over-fifties are now the age group most likely to holiday alone. Cruise liners become more and more sensitive to the needs of those sailing alone – providing dedicated social events as well as solo cabins or deals waiving those dreaded single supplements.
Experts say that it can be romantic a change of trip vacation from sea to a similar by rivers. A classic river itinerary is an eight-day trip on the Blue Danube, which begins and ends in Budapest. Highlights include tours of Vienna and Salzburg and a classic quartet recital on board.
The camaraderie on river cruises is expanding these days, according to an analysis in a British newspaper.
Most of those travels by sea or river offer exclusive experiences for singles be they millennials like baby boomers. Professional cruise studies affirm that this kind of trips are ideal for the 50-and-over crowd because is designed to meet other people. Some companies offers the all-inclusive pricing. This means everything from meals and beverages to onboard gratuities are taken care of.