Long gone are the days of cruising being the preserve of the rich and famous travelling posh. Posh being the acronym for ‘port out starboard home’, referring to the change of cabin to be on the sunny side of the ship when crossing the Atlantic.
Now is the time of cheap cruises. Even in the peak season, the cost of all inclusive trips to exotic locations has come within the reach of many holiday makers. However for the real bargain cheap cruises, now is the time to book last minute departures as the peak season comes to an end and operators want their cabins filled.