Celebrity Cruises offers an exceptional level of personal service, accommodations that are among the most spacious at sea and a wide variety of activities and amenities.
Celebrity Cruises frequently offer reduced solo fares on selected cabin types, contact Horizons Cruise and Tours
Cruise and Maritime Voyages
A more traditional and leisurely style cruising experience. Smaller sized cruise ships accessible to more ports of call. An excellent standard of friendly and attentive service.
Offering excellent solo deals at only 25% surcharge on twin share tariff.
Solos are attracted by the wide range of on board activities. Crystal Cruises frequently offer reduced solo fares on selected cabin types for both ‘Close to Home’ and worldwide cruises.
Cunard has long attracted solo travellers to its traditional cruise ships and ocean liners, and the convivial onboard atmosphere means that solos can easily make friends with their shipmates if they choose.
Cunard assists solo passengers who wish to dine solo, but this depends on how full each voyage is. In general, solo travellers are assigned to tables with other singles.
Gentleman hosts are available to whirl single ladies around the dance floor on most cruises
Holland America Line is renowned for catering to Solo cruisers. There are plenty of programs that don’t require partners and activities that can be delightfully solitary or a means to meeting others. (The culinary programs, from hands-on workshops to wine tastings, are tons of fun.) The Single Partners Program, available on most voyages, offers hosted on-board solo traveller events like cocktail mixers and games. It also proposes a roommate-matching service, pairing passengers of the same sex with others who want to share — and guarantees you’ll pay only the agreed- upon price, even If no partner can be found.
Norwegian Cruise Lines
Cool and hip, right down to the funky lighting and flat screen TV, this exclusive key card access-only category is unlike anything you have ever experienced before. These staterooms have a full size bed for one guest
and a window view to the corridor. Studio guests have private key card access to The Living Room, which is a shared private lounge that boasts a bar, two large TV screens and comfy seating for hanging out, reading
a book or just enjoying a drink before dinner. Awarded “Best Cruise Line for Solo
P & O
P&O’s Azura, offers 18 dedicated single cabins for solo cruisers. Britannia (debuting March 2015) will follow suit, with 27 single cabins of its own. Plus, several other P&O ships, including the Ventura, with 18 solo units, have since had singles-friendly cabins installed during refurbishments. P&O’s solo cabins include both inside and outside options and have a “boutique hotel” feel to them. Special touches include complimentary water and a “pamper pack” on arrival. Each cabin has a single bed, a flat-screen television and a vanity/writing desk and drawers, plus a bathroom with a shower.
Ponant Yacht Cruises and Expeditions
Opt for the comfort of a single stateroom or private suite on Ponant. The Cruise Line offers special solo fares, often with no single supplements on selected cruises. Ponant mission is to transport you to mythical destinations and secret ports only accessible to small capacity ships. To offer the delights of a French-inspired cuisine in an intimate environment – a discreet service where no attention to detail is spared – and unforgettable moments of relaxation on board elegant yachts of character. To combine sophistication and conviviality, with priority given to authentic experiences, emotions and the ongoing quest for excellence.
Royal Caribbean International
Royal Caribbean International’s awesome new technologically advanced Quantum of the Seas and Anthem of the Seas (2015) features two categories of staterooms for solo travellers, with 28 dedicated “studio” cabins on each ship. The line currently offers three single-occupancy interior staterooms aboard the Radiance of the Seas, Serenade of the Seas and Brilliance of the Seas; each room has a twin bed, private bathroom and mini fridge. Single Stateroom on the Ovation Of The Seas (late 2016) Single full size bed, full bathroom and private balcony. Single occupancy stateroom, no single supplement required. Can sleep up to 2.
Silversea doesn’t offer “single” cabins, but its occasional special fare deals mean that a solo traveller can sail alone without a huge penalty. Their typical solo fares are 25 to 75 percent above the double-occupancy rate. Some of the enrichment programs and special-interest cruises ensure a compatible mix of people with like interests, solo or not. Solo fares are often as low as 125 percent of the regular fares, but occasional sales can bring single traveller rates down to 110 percent. The line is quick to point out that these fares are “capacity controlled and subject to availability.” In other words, book early with Horizons Cruise and Tours