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Christian Cruises 2015 – compare our Christian themed vacation offers by line and destination. See what are the best Christian cruise lines and what their ships have to offer you as themes, itineraries and sailing dates in 2015. This article is integrated with Cruises to Holy Land and our Theme Cruises hub.

Although not cheap, Christian cruise vacations for families have all the chances to become one of your family’s best spiritual getaways! No matter if it’s a ministry-organized group voyage, or just a family vacation focused on Christian values, “Christian Cruises” as themed voyages are a wonderful vacation option. On these, you can do both – indulge in the pampering elements of the cruise ship vacation, and satisfy your spiritual needs.

“Christian Cruises” Review

If you are on a vacation budget, a ship cruise is among the best all-inclusive packages- everything is included and pre-planned. This simplifies packing and travel, enhancing your relaxation.

What is a Christian Cruise?

“Christian Cruises” incorporate inspirational speakers, teaching seminars, spiritual entertainment. These are the spots to find like-minded people, worship and pray as you sail. There are different types among all Christian cruise deals. Some include Senior, Family, Couples and Singles Cruises.Christian Cruises

The typical length of Christian Cruises varies from three up to eight days; their average cost ranges from $400 and up.

  • Pros – unforgettable spiritual voyages of a lifetime; all trip essentials included in one price; family-friendly environment and entertainment.
  • Cons – High cost of the vacation packages; not freestyle cruises- dress code may be uncomfortable for some guests; no variety in entertainment (particularly musical entertainment).

Many Christian Cruises are organized by specific ministry or churches organizations. They often opt for specialized themes, the most popular of which include:

  1. Music cruises with popular Christian artists’ songs;
  2. Christian college cruises;
  3. Ministerial voyages for church leadership figures;
  4. Christian destination vacations that visit religious sites or trace Bible routes (Israel being among the world’s most visited);
  5. Specialized denomination voyages, planned to appeal to Episcopalians, Lutherans, Methodists, other Christianity sects;
  6. Couples and Singles cruises which give members an opportunity to connect with people who share their faith;
  7. Family voyages (mother and daughter) that unite families with Christian ideals and values.

At the following link you can read about the very definition of “Christian” at Wikipedia.

Christian Cruise Ship Vacations – Activities

In addition to the inclusions of a typical cruise price (fine dining, games, entertainment), “Christian Cruises” provide a variety of activities. This way Christian passengers enjoy fellowship with other guests. Remember that group cruises do not usually require passengers’ participation in any set number activities. There are options for everyone to try something fun that will help meet other individuals sharing the same religious beliefs. Each themed Christian cruise is quite different, but the typical onboard activities include:

  • Welcome receptions and Bible study
  • Worship services and Seminars on different religious topics
  • Christian themed games; Christian entertainment (Christian musicians, speakers, comedians)
  • Specialized shore excursions to famous religious sites, churches, temples.
  • Social activities (dances, slumber parties, group photographs, elegant receptions on formal nights).

How to choose between Christian cruise lines?Christian cruise lines and ships

A large number of travel agencies plan regular Christian Cruises. A single agency only offers a few voyages each year. But if you investigate different travel agents, you will be able to find the voyage that appeals to you exactly. The most popular agencies, offering Christian cruise vacations are:

  • All Christian Cruises COM
  • Bountiful Travel COM
  • Christian Cruises COM
  • Christian Cruises NET
  • Christian Travel Finder COM
  • Inspiration Cruises COM
  • Matter of the Heart NET
  • Premier Experience COM
  • Temptation Tours COM

Christian cruise lines ships have limited offers on Christian themed cruises per year. But they all sail to some of the world’s most beautiful places! Usually, themed cruise deals are traded via themed travel agencies. Some travel agencies schedule a popular itinerary. Others vary destinations so that travelers have more options. Consider the following factors when you choose between all the “Christian cruise lines”:

  • Cruise line/operator. The ones that frequently host themed Christian voyages are Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Holland America Cruise Line, though other lines participate as well.
  • Destinations/itinerary. Christian themed cruises often include vacations to Caribbean, Alaska and Bahamas. Another very popular destinations are Mexico and Hawaii. Very special Mediterranean itineraries are the so called “Holy Land Cruises“- to visit Israel, Egypt, Greece and Turkey in one package deals.
  • Denomination. There are voyages focused on appealing to a specific sect. Other are appealing to all Christians.
  • Activity options. Carefully investigate the activities when you choose a Christian cruise- find those appealing to you. Some Christian music artists are popular for ones, but other passengers may prefer a quieter voyage.

Your own unique “Christian Cruise” tour

If you are unable to find the ideal Christian cruise for your own vacation plans, work through the local church. There are lots of pre-planned Christian voyages available, but not every Christian likes to be involved in a structured getaway. Don’t bother- it is easy to plan a Christian cruise on your own. The benefits of cruise vacations include the appeal of having meals, accommodations, travel and destinations- all included in a single fare. There are also many activities provided, which appeal to all ages. Read the following tips which will add some spirituality to your Christian themed traveling experience:

  • Designate time for worship and prayer. Modern cruise ships offer small chapels; there are also many quiet places on board suitable for a small group.
  • Avoid cruise ship’s vices. Your personal behavior can be Christ-like everywhere, no matter where the voyage may be.
  • Choose educational tours. Instead of indulging on board, discover God’s wonders in different destination.

Christian cruise lines deals present the unique option for physically, mentally and spiritually refreshing themed travel vacations. Choose preplanned theme cruises specific to your faith or just focus on spirituality while on vacation. Christian cruises offer something for everyone! Book today and get the best cabin locations and rates! Find out more from our selected Christian vacations below.

Christian Cruises 2015 lines, ships schedules, itineraries information

theme/title 2015 departures dates Christian cruise lines / ship (internal links to the ship’s schedule and current position) length / itinerary information, phone number (call for details), external links
  1. “Gospel Music Celebration Christian Cruise”
  2. “All Access Music Group” to the Caribbean
  3. “Caribbean Christian Cruise with Turning Point Ministries and Dr.David Jeremiah”
  4. “Alaska Christian Cruise with Jeremy Camp, Francesca Battistelli and Adie Camp”
  5. “Alaska Christian Cruise with Insight For Living Ministries and Chuck Swindoll”
  6. “Alaska Christian Cruise with LifeWay and Friends”
  1. Jan 17
  2. Feb 21
  3. Mar 28
  4. Jun 27
  5. Jul 04
  6. Jul 11
Holland America ms Westerdam
  1. 8-days round-trip from Fort Lauderdale, FL, visiting Grand Turk, Puerto Rico, St. Maarten, Half Moon Cay; 888 245 4284
  2. 8-days, round-trip from From Fort Lauderdale, FL, visiting Grand Turk, San Juan, St. Thomas, the Bahamas; 855 497 1640
  3. 8-days, round-trip from Fort Lauderdale, FL, visiting Grand Turk, San Juan, Philipsburg, Half Moon Cay; 855 876 9220
  4. 8-days, round-trip from Seattle, WA, visiting Juneau, Glacier Bay, Sitka, Ketchikan, Victoria BC; 877 828 5885
  5. 8-days, round-trip from Seattle, WA, visiting Juneau, Glacier Bay, Sitka, Ketchikan, Victoria BC; 888 447 0444
  6. 8-days, round-trip from Seattle, WA, visiting Juneau, Glacier Bay, Sitka, Ketchikan, Victoria BC; 855 877 4577
“Celebration Christian Cruise” with Dr.Jim Moore Jan 05 Royal Caribbean Legend of the Seas 12-days Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Launderdale, FL, visiting Oranjestad, Kralendijk, St. George’s, Bridgetown, Castries, St. John’s; 727 278 7620
“Christian Country Western Caribbean Cruise” Jan 11 Carnival Cruises Carnival Dream 7-days round-trip from New Orleans, LA – to the Western Caribbean; 918 688 9595
“Caribbean Christian Cruise with MercyMe” Jan 11 Holland America ms Nieuw Amsterdam 8-days round-trip from Fort Lauderdale, FL, visiting Half Moon Cay, Grand Turk, San Huan, St. Thomas; 855 890 0673
“K-Love Christian Cruise” Jan 13 MSC Divina 5-days round-trip from Miami, FL, visiting Freeport, Nassau, Great Stirrup Cay; 800 889 5265
“Crystal Caribbean Christian Cruise” Jan 31 Royal Caribbean Liberty Of The Seas 6-days round-trip from Fort Lauderdale, FL, visiting Belize City, Cozumel; 888 238 6858
“Love Like You Mean It Marriage Caribbean Christian Cruise” Feb 09 Carnival Cruises Carnival Ecstasy 5-days round-trip from Miami, FL, visiting Key West, Cozumel; 855 208 8822
  • “Love, Laugh and Learn Caribbean Christian Cruise”
  • “Highlights of Paul’s Journeys” with Dr.Bob Tuttle
  • Feb 12
  • Apr 26

 

Celebrity Cruises Celebrity Reflection
  • 8-days round-trip from Miami, FL, visiting San Huan, Charlotte Amalie, Philipsburg; 877 229 6155
  • 13-days Greek Isles and Med, departing from US, visiting Rome, Santorini, Istanbul, Miletus, Corinth, Athens, Mykonos, Naples, Pompeii; 727 278 7620
“Marriage and Singles Christian Cruise” Feb 13 Royal Caribbean Enchantment of the Seas 4-days round-trip from Port Canaveral, FL; 855 861 9878
“Singing at Sea Southern Gospel Music Christian Cruise” – kids sail free! Feb 16 Carnival Cruises Carnival Paradise 6-days round-trip from Tampa, FL, visiting Grand Cayman, Cozumel; 800 334 2630
“Steps of Paul and Holyland Cruise” Feb 21 MSC Fantasia 12-days, departing from the US for a transatlantic flight to Athens, visiting Heraklion, Jerusalem, Haifa, Piraeus, Rome; link
“Wit&Wisdom Caribbean Christian Cruise” Feb 22 Princess Cruises Regal Princess 8-days round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale, FL, visiting Princess Cay, St Thomas, St Maarten; 800 334 2630
  • “Caribbean Study Christian Cruise”
  • “Eastern Caribbean Laugh Again/Back to the Bible Canada”
  • Feb 22
  • Mar 22
Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas
  • 8-days round-trip from Port Canaveral, FL, visiting Cococay, Charlotte Amalie, Philipsburg; 877-768-2784
  • 8-days round-trip from Port Canaveral, FL, visiting Coco Cay, Charlotte Amalie, Philipsburg; 877-229-6155
“The Legendary Danube” with Dr.Herb Sadler Apr 06 AMAWaterways AmaDolce 9-days Danube River, departing from the US, visiting Nuremberg, Regensburg, Passau-Linz, Melk-Vienna, Budapest; 727 278 7620
“The Footsteps of Paul” with Ronda Rich Apr 07 NCL Norwegian Jade 12-days Greek Isles and Med, departing from the US, visiting Rome, Olympia, Corinth, Athens, Ephesus, Miletus, Istanbul, Naples, Pompelii; 727 278 7620
  • “4th Missionary Journey of Paul” with Rev.Mark Ziese
  • “The Footsteps of Paul” with Rev.Dr.C.K.Robertson
  • Jun 19
  • Oct 14
Celebrity Cruises Celebrity Equinox
  • 9-days Greek Isles and Med, departing from the US, visiting Istanbul, Mykonos, Athens, Corinth, Valetta, Catania, Sicily, Amalfi Coast, Rome; 727 278 7620
  • 14-days Greek Isles and Med, departing from the US, visiting Barcelona, Rome, Amalfi Coast, Santorini, Ephesus, Miletus, Mykonos, Corinth, Athens, Valletta, Barcelona; 727 278 7620
“Christian Classics
Alaska Cruise”
Jun 26 Celebrity Cruises Celebrity Solstice 8-days round-trip from Seattle, WA, visiting Ketchikan, Tracy Arm Fjord, Juneau, Skagway, Inside Passage, Victoria BC; 877-229-6155
  • “The Footsteps of Paul” with Dr.Mitchell Reddish
  • “Legacy Of The Apostle Paul” with Dr.Wesley H.Wachob
  • Jul 02
  • Sep 14
Royal Caribbean Rhapsody of the Seas
  • 11-days Greek Isles and Med, departing from the US, visiting Istanbul, Thessaloniki, Mykonos, Santorini, Athens, Corinth, Messina, Taormina, Naples, Pompeii, Rome; 727 278 7620
  • 13-days Greek Isles and Med, departing from the US, visiting Rome, Heraklion, Crete, Mykonos, Ephesus, Miletus, Santorini, Athens, Corinth, Olympia, Naples, Pompeii, Rome; 727 278 7620
“Alaska Christian Cruise with Turning Point Ministries and Dr.David Jeremiah” Jul 18 Holland America ms Noordam 8-days round-trip from Vancouver, B.C., visiting Inside Passage, Tracy Arm, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, Ketchikan, Inside Passage; 855 876 9220
“Orthodox Alaska Christian Cruise” Jul 27 Holland America ms Statendam 14-days round-trip from Seattle, WA, visiting Ketchikan, Tracy Apm, Juneau, Icy Strait Point, Anchorage, Homer, Kodiak, Hubbard Glacier, Sitka, Victoria BC; 713 688 6793
“Alaska Christian Cruise with Gaither Homecoming and Friends” Aug 02 Holland America ms Amsterdam 8-days round-trip from Seattle, WA, visiting Tracy Arm, Juneau, Sitka, Ketchikan, Victoria BC; 855 442 1525
“Greek Isles (Mediterranean) Christian Cruise with Insight For Living Ministries and Chuck Swindoll” Aug 10 Windstar Cruises Star Breeze 8-days from Istanbul, visiting Kusadasi, Rhodes, Patmos, Santorini, Monemvasia, plus Istanbul extension (Aug 9-10) and Athens extension (Aug 17-18); 888 447 0444
  1. “Women’s Retreat – Your Life, Your Faith”
  2. “Osmond Brothers Christian Cruise”
  3. “Highlights of Paul’s Missionary Journeys” with Dr.David deSilva
  4. “Lands of the Bible” with Dr.Monte Luker
  1. Feb 02
  2. Mar 30
  3. Sep 09
  4. Oct 22
Celebrity Cruises Celebrity Constellation
  1. 6-days Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale, FL, visiting Cozumel, Key West; 727 278 7620
  2. 6-days Caribbean, round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale, FL, visiting Cozumel, Key West; 727 278 7620
  3. 10-days Greek Isles and Med, departing from the US, visiting Rome, Naples, Pompeii, Messina, Taormina, Athens, Corinth, Santorini, Rhodes, Istanbul; 727 278 7620
  4. 14-days Holy Land and Med, departing from the US, visiting Istanbul, Ephesus, Galilee, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Valletta, Sicily (Messina), Naples, Pompeli, Rome; 727 278 7620
“Baltic Capitals Christian Cruise” with Bishop Bob Fannin Sep 05 NCL Norwegian Star 11-days Baltics, departing from the US, round-trip from Copenhagen, visiting Berlin, Talinn, St. Petersburg, Helsinki, Stockholm; 727 278 7620
“Fall Foliage Christian Cruise” with Dr.Him Harnish Sep 18 Royal Caribbean Brillance of the Seas 10-days round-trip from Boston, visiting Portland, Rockland, Bar Harbor, Halifax, Charlottetown, Sydney; 727 278 7620
“California Coastal Christian Cruise” with Dr. John Holbert Sep 26 Royal Caribbean Jewel of the Seas 8-days Pacific Coastal, round-trip from Los Angeles, visiting Santa Barbara, San Francisco, Monterey, Ensenada; 727-278-7620
“Sail and Sing Christian Cruise” Sep 27 Carnival Cruises Carnival Splendor 8-days round-trip from New York, visiting Boston, Portland, Halifax, Saint John; 800 962 6902
“”BeLEAFing in the glory of God” Oct 01 Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Seas 9-days round-trip from Baltimore, visiting Portland, Bar Harbor, St.John, Halifax; “Positive Christianity Box 7993 Woodlands TX 77380″
“Lands of the Bible” with Dr.Paul Maier, David Wheeler Oct 02 Celebrity Cruises Celebrity Silhouette 16-days Greek Isles and Med, departing from the US, visiting Rome, Naples, Pompeii, Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Galilee, Ephesus, Miletus, Mykonos, Athens, Corinth, Valletta; 727 278 7620
“Highlights of Paul’s Journeys” Oct 10 Azamara Cruises Azamara Journey 13-days Greek Isles and Med, departing from the US, visiting Istanbul, Troy, Philippi, Pergamum, Ephesus, Miletus, Patmos, Rhodes, Chania, Crete, Santorini, Mykonos, Corinth, Athems; 727 278 7620
“Paris and Normandy”, Bishop Will Willimon Oct 21 AMAWaterways AmaLegro 9-days, departing from the US, visiting to Paris, Vernon, Caudebec-En-Caux, Rouen, Les Andelys, Conflans; 727 278 7620
“Steps of Paul and Holyland Cruise” Nov 01 Costa Cruises Costa Pacifica 13-days, departing from the US for a transatlantic flight to Athens, visiting Heraklion, Jerusalem, Haifa, Pprt Said, Rome; link
“Steps Of Paul Grand Mediterranean Christian Cruise” Nov 02 Costa Cruises Costa Deliziosa 15-days, departing from the US for a transatlantic flight to Rome, visiting Athens, Izmir, Istanbul, Corfu, Venice; link
“The Enchanting Rhine”, Bishop Woodie White Nov 11 AMAWaterways AmaCello 9-days, departing from the US, visiting Basel, Breisach, Strasbourg, Speyer, Rudeseim, Cologne, Amsterdam; 727 278 7620.

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