Transatlantic Cruises 2013 Crossings
The complete Transatlantic cruise 2013 schedule of all the world’s best Trans-Atlantic ships and ocean liners by ship line (operator) and by season and month. All Transatlantic crossing cruises scheduled for 2013 with sailing dates and ship itinerary, and if selected by line – with indicative prices per person (the cheapest cruise ticket prices on the lowest cabin category with double occupancy).
With more or less fixed routes (as to destinations and call ports), the Trans-Atlantic cruises 2013 offer a wide range of ships and different cruising experiences – from cheap and big ocean going liners to affordable luxury cruise ships and Tall sailing yachts. Most of them offer each year discounted prices on their longer than usual repositioning cruise itineraries (operated during Spring and Fall) when lots of ships relocate to change their seasonal operational regions and destinations, usually moving to warmer climates.
Our selections of Transatlantic crossings in 2013 are segmented both by season (month) and by cruise line (operator) with all the links positioned at your page right. Since our site is a brand new one, some of our projects are still in progress, so for all the rest – and there will be a lot more – visit us again soon!
WINTER Transatlantic cruises - operated in December, January and February by a very limited number of ships, the majority of which moving from Europe (UK) to South America and Caribbean.
SPRING Transatlantic cruises (March, April and May) the Eastbound crossings with a huge variety of lines and ships repositioning to Europe from the Americas – USA (mostly from Florida and New York), Caribbean (mainly from Barbados) and from South America (predominantly from Brazil).
SUMMER Transatlantic cruises (June, July and August) usually limited as number of ships and itineraries, the sure choice is always the Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 ship with its regular crossings between Europe (departures from Southampton and Hamburg) and New York.
FALL Transatlantic cruises (September, October and November) the opposite (Westbound) direction with the great armada of ships repositioning from Europe to the Americas. The best time to embark on a long and exciting Transatlantic itinerary, visiting Iceland, Greenland and-or Canada New England to enjoy its magical Fall Foliage season.
The Trans-Atlantic cruise ship experiences differ by line and ship. There are 5 main categories according to the class of your passenger ship travel style. For more info – check our list with all Trans-Atlantic cruise lines. Follows a concise version with the names of some of the lines and ship operators which best represent their class:
- luxury (all-inclusive) – small and not so small ships operated by Crystal, Hapag-Lloyd, Regent, Seabourn, Seadream, Silverseas.
- premium – bigger to large ships, operated by Azamara, Celebrity, Cunard, HAL, Oceania, Windstar.
- mainstream – some of the largest cruise ships in the world, operated by the world’s biggest lines, like Aida, Carnival, Costa, Disney, MSC, NCL, P&O, Princess, Royal Caribbean, and not so big, but famous enough, like Fred Olsen, Saga, Thomson, TUI.
- specialty – small luxury ships, with specific destinations or offering themed sailings, like Cruise & Maritime Voyages, Star Clippers (sail-assisted motor ships), Voyages Of Discovery, Swan Hellenic.
- (freighter) cargo ship passenger lines – they operate cargo ships (some under charter), with the option to accommodate a extremely limited number of cruise passengers, some of the most popular names in this category are CMA CGM, Grimaldi, Hanjin, MSC, Rickmers.
For detailed information on all the numerous vessels – check our list of Trans-Atlantic cruise ships and liners. We wish you always happy and safe sailings, and the best ocean crossing cruise experiences that only the world’s most famous ocean can offer!