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Though you may think a cruise in Alaska is beyond your reach, there are many ways to experience the joys of this amazing state, without breaking the bank.

Cruising is one of the most economical ways of exploring Alaska without the need to rent a car or go out for every meal. With American Cruise Lines, you can experience the amazing wildlife and scenic landscapes of Alaska on a budget.


American Cruise Lines Alaska cruises, which range from 9 to 18 days, provide an all-inclusive and value-added experience, with everything paid for in advance of your cruise and no hidden surprises.

Included in your fare is fine dining, as well as alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. All three meals are provided in the onboard Restaurant, as well as snacks, and guests do not need to purchase an alcohol package as it is included as part of the cruise fare. We also feature a daily cocktail hour, including top-shelf alcohol, as well as an assortment of hors d’oeuvres at no additional charge.

Guests do not have to purchase a special gratuity package or reach into their wallets at all while on board. All tips and gratuities are included in the cruise fare, as are all port charges and fees.

All of our Alaska cruises offer an onboard enrichment program featuring an expert who is well versed in the history and ecology of the region as well as nightly entertainment to heighten your experience at each destination. With all of these activities provided on board, there is no need to go out for meals, and entertainment.

Included with cruises departing from Juneau is an overnight hotel stay, luggage service, and transportation to the ship.

Complimentary Excursions at Every Port

All of our Alaska cruises offer 1 or 2 complimentary excursions at each port of call. These may include a Valley of the Eagles Nature & Wildlife Expedition, a journey on the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad, walking tours, museums, narrated motorcoach explorations, and more. We even have exclusive access to Glacier Bay for the day to witness icebergs close enough to touch and an incredible array of wildlife.

Cruises Available During Off-Season

Cruising Alaska during the off season is also a money saver. Alaska’s cruise season runs from late April through September each year, with the busiest season in June, July, and August. Aside from the savings, April and May might be ideal for travelers who prefer fewer tourists, slightly cooler temperatures, and more regular daylight hours, with no midnight sun to contend with. Also less expensive are cruises in early September which also have fewer crowds, cooler temperatures, and fall foliage.

No Need for Car Rental

With our Alaska itineraries, our small ships can take you directly into the heart of each port of with no need to rent a car. To travel Alaska on a budget, you may either explore on foot or hop aboard our coaches available at most ports which will take you to the most popular destinations for no charge.

Special Offers Throughout the Year

Throughout the year, look for our promotional savings and special offers. Also, booking a cruise earlier is less expensive compared to waiting until the last minute.

Call a Cruise Specialist today to learn more about an  Alaskan Cruise with American Cruise Lines.