If you've ever wanted to try a Cunard Line cruise, autumn might be a good time to sail and save. For example, a 12-night cruise that includes Egypt and the Greek islands in November starts at less than $100 per night per person-- a great price for sampling this storied line.
The deal: The "Egypt and Greek Isles" cruise departs from Athens, with stops in Turkey, Egypt, another Greek port and Croatia before arriving in Venice. The cheapest inside cabin starts at $891 per person, based on double occupancy. That price doesn't include airfare, fees, fuel surcharges or trip insurance.
When: The cruise is scheduled from Nov. 8 to 20. The cheapest fare, of course, is subject to availability.
Tested: I went to the Cunard website and found availability for this sailing aboard the Queen Victoria at the cheapest $891 per person rate for an inside cabin. The final price came to $1,135, which included some insurance, fuel supplement and fees. For $107 more, I could have booked an outside cabin with obstructed ocean views.
As a comparison, the cheapest fares for similar 12-night cruises in September aboard the Queen Victoria ("Greek Isles and Ancient Wonders" and "Greek Isles and Aegean Treasures") start at $1,291 and $1,716 per person, respectively, and didn't include fees, fuel surcharge or insurance.