Cruise vacations can be a lot of fun, especially when you are in a group. But for some people, their preferred method of travel is going solo. Although one would think it would be easier for single travelers to find accommodations on a ship, it’s actually a lot harder to find a cabin for one and can also be very pricey. Single rooms usually carry an extra surcharged called the “single supplement” that leads the passenger to take on part of the costs of what would be the second occupant’s responsibility.
While there are only a certain number of staterooms dedicated to single cruise travelers, Grand Circle Cruise Line, a small river cruise line, has taken note and is catering to the larger demand for solo rooms for next year’s cruise season. The line, which already boasts one of the most travel-friendly policies for single passengers, announced it will be converting an additional 1,160 cabins on 14 river itineraries for single guests. And what’s even better news is the fact that these cabins are not going to have the single supplement.