7 great cruise deals for 2017

7 great cruise deals for 2017

It’s wave season, an old-school term that still means big savings on cruises this year and beyond. Each cruise line puts out its most tempting offers — discounts fares, cabin upgrades, extra perks like free Wi-Fi or on-board credit — in the first few months of the new year to lure travelers to book early.

For you, wave season means locking in a price you like with extras you like too. Just remember: Prices you’ll see online and elsewhere don’t include taxes and port fees; some sales apply only to selected cruises; and a travel agent could be a good option to help you compare different cruise offers and itineraries.

Here are seven deals...