There are still great cruise deals to be had this year on Alaskan itineraries.
We usually find the best prices in the great white north in May and June, but we thought it would be good to point out some of the mid-season bargains in Alaska because it is not too late to get a great deal this year. There are 21 different cruise lines with a total of 45 different vessels offering Alaska cruises in 2012. You may wonder why there are so many, so let us explain this…
While Alaska appears as a great solid block of contiguous land mass three times larger than Texas on the map - that is true only in a geographic context. But if you look where people actually live in Alaska you find the main cities like Juneau, Sitka, Seward and Ketchikan are located on coastal islands, not connected to the mainland by highways or railroads.