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17 night Central America

Seabourn Cruise LineSeabourn Cruise Line • Venture
Sept 28, 2023 — Oct 15, 2023
Vancouver, Canada • Seattle, United States • Friday Harbour, United States • Eureka, United States • San Blas Island, Panama • Cabo San Lucas, Mexico • Isla San Francisco, Mexico • Isla San Jose, Mexico • Los Islotes, Panama • Huatulco, Mexico • Puerto Caldera, Costa RicaDeparting from Vancouver, visiting 11 ports, select Itinerary details to review day by day itinerary

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How much does a cruise to Central America cost?

Cruise prices to Central America depend on several factors including duration, cruise line, cabin experience, time of year and even the departure port. You can easily discover exciting cruise trip itineraries on Expedia, unbeatable Central America cruise prices and exclusive Central America cruise 2023 offers.

Why should I go on a cruise to Central America?

A Central American cruise is a wonderful way to visit new countries and explore diverse cultures with rich histories. The continent is known for its variety of picturesque landscapes—from white-sand beaches to dense jungles to soaring mountains. So, whether you’re an art enthusiast, an avid hiker, a thrill-seeker or a laid-back beachgoer, there are multiple Central American cruise destinations to choose from that you’re guaranteed to tell stories about someday.

How can I find a cheap Central American cruise?

To find the best Central American cruise deals, simply sort your results by price from lowest to highest. The results will automatically display the best discount cruises first so you can choose from several top cruise deals.

Where can I find the best Central American cruise deals?

You can easily find cheap cruises to Central America that are tailored to you on Expedia. The price of a cruise to Central America may vary by season and duration. It’s important to remember that peak cruise season in Central America is from November to early May. Once you know your travel dates and desired itinerary, you can find a cruise and book your cruise trip with one of the many top cruise lines.

What to look out for when you book your Central American cruise?

When booking cruise tickets to Central America, it’s important to know that your starting port may differ from your final port. As air travel is often not included, you’ll be responsible for making your own air travel arrangements and you may need to book flights from different airports or countries. Destinations will vary depending on which cruise line you choose, so it’s recommended to look into this before booking. By making note of the best cruise lines in Central America, you can travel safely and in ultimate comfort.

How to book a cruise to Central America on Expedia?

Booking your dream Central American cruise vacation is made easy on Expedia. Just visit the ‘Cruises’ page, select ‘Central America’ as the destination, input the number of travellers and choose your dates. Then, you can easily sort the results by cruise line, cabin experience, date, duration, price and cruise terminal. Once you find a cruise, you’ll choose your cabin and then be redirected to finalize your details. After that, it’s officially time to get ready for your cruise vacation!

How can I find last-minute cruise deals to Central America?

You can find last-minute Central American cruise deals on Expedia by selecting your travel dates and sorting the results by price. Valid cruise deals will automatically be applied to the price displayed. Last-minute deals on cruises to Central America allow you to discover new cultures and make new stories.

Do you need a passport to cruise to Central America?

Yes, Canadian citizens are required to have their passports for cruises that go to Central America. A valid passport is needed when entering each country in Central America, but a tourist visa is not needed for stays of less than 90 days in most Central American countries. A closed-loop cruise to Central America is not possible from Canada so you should ensure you have a valid passport at the time of entry and departure.

Can I cancel my Central American cruise booking?

It’s possible to cancel your cruise to Central America in the ‘Trips’ section on Expedia or by contacting customer service. A customer service representative can help modify or cancel your cruise trip. It’s important to be mindful of the various cancellation and refund policies as they are determined by the cruise line. You're more likely to receive a better refund the further in advance you cancel your cruise trip.

Why should I book a cruise to Central America with Expedia?

Booking a cruise trip to Central America with Expedia gives you the freedom and flexibility to choose your dream cruise vacation. You’ll gain access to the top cruise deals to several destinations in Central America so that you can explore all the continent has to offer. Expedia Rewards members can book a cruise and earn points towards discounts on future travel.

What are the best things to do on a Central American cruise?

The possibilities are endless on (and off) a boat cruise to Central America. Onboard, you’ll be able to access guest amenities, taste the various dining options and take part in organized activities and events. Once your cruise ship reaches land, you’ll be able to immerse yourself in the culture by taking part in local traditions, trying new foods and exploring cultural and historical sites.

What should I pack for my Central America cruise?

The climate in Central America varies by country. Several countries in Central America are below the equator which means their seasons are opposite of those in the Northern Hemisphere. What you pack will depend entirely on your itinerary and the time of year you embark on your cruise vacation. To experience the best Central America cruise, it’s advised to pack comfortable clothes, sturdy walking shoes, bug spray, sunscreen and a portable charger to ensure you document all your adventure(s).

About Cruises to Central America

A narrow strip of land sandwiched between the Atlantic and the Pacific, this is a cruise destination bursting with color, culture and wildlife. 

Choose a Central America cruise for your next vacation and experience a wondrous stretch of land comprising seven countries, each with picture-perfect coastlines, wildlife-rich jungles and lively cities. The Panama Canal is one of the region’s busiest routes, but it isn’t the only Central America cruise option. Drift along the coasts for jungle expeditions, visits to ancient cities and days of snorkeling and sunbathing. 

Cruises to Central America offer diverse sights despite the region’s relatively small size. This variety is partly due to the difference between its east and west coasts; you can see both on a long cruise. Complete with stunning coral reefs and idyllic beaches, the east coast oozes laid-back Caribbean atmosphere. Travel along the other side of Central America for wild Pacific Ocean surfing. 

The majority of Central America cruise ports are located in Panama and Costa Rica, with only a few scattered in the north of the region. Dock in Guatemala’s Puerto Quetzal for shore excursions to the colonial capital of Antigua or pick an itinerary that stops on the exotic Honduran island of Roatán. Belize, in northeastern Central America, has the world’s second-largest barrier reef, close to the port of Belize City. 

The busier southern nations have plenty of ports for Central America cruise lines to choose from. Find thrills and ecotourism in Costa Rica. Watch agoutis and coatis in Carara National Park or zip line through jungle canopies outside Puerto Limon. Panama, meanwhile, is famed for its canal, an engineering marvel that carries you between oceans and takes you deep into the heart of the jungle.

Many itineraries for cruises to Central America will also include either Mexico or South America. Pack your snorkel and flippers for days on the beach and your hiking boots for excursions into ancient Mayan sites. 

One of the best times for Central America cruises is November after the rainy season. The compact region lends itself to shorter cruises, but consider a longer cruise as its location between the Caribbean, South America and Mexico means that it is often used as a midway point.


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