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Cruises and Airfares to the Caribbean Expected to be Less Expensive in 2014

Excerpt from CNBC

Dec 29, 2013 11:00 am

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Cruise lines and airlines are introducing new routes to the islands in 2014 and will want to have seats and rooms filled to highlight demand for the market, at whatever cost.

— Samantha Shankman

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Last-minute cruise deals for January have already dropped below $60 per night in some cases, which represents discounts of more than 50 percent. Expect Caribbean cruises to stay cheap in 2014, as lines launch new routes and bring new ships, such as Carnival Splendor and Norwegian Getaway.

Airfare is likely to get cheaper, too. JetBlue recently announced it would expand service to the Caribbean, adding five new routes to two new destinations, Port-au-Prince in Haiti and Port of Spain in Trinidad and Tobago.

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