Bancosta Cruise is the cruise expert that will take your group on the most adventurous journey of your life. With a very extensive knowledge and love for everything cruise-related, we make sure you don't have to worry about spending time on the search for your cruise charter needs for any type of event and needs. Let us take your group on an amazing journey along the world's most beautiful destinations or let us take care of your event on a cruise ship down to the details.


Bancosta Cruise offers you a wide range of cruise charters experiences aboard state-of-the-art ships. Our team of cruise charter experts is always ready to help you find the perfect cruise to suit your needs and budget.



Bancosta Cruise offers you the most unique expedition experiences aboard our selection of specialized cruise ships. Discover the most amazing destinations and explore the most breathtaking nature with our expert guidance.



At Bancosta Cruise, you can enjoy the most exciting cruise experiences aboard a selection of incredible ocean-going ships. Meet the most enchanting coastlines and idyllic islands with Bancosta Cruise.



Explore the most elegant cities and pituresque villages thanks to our specifically ships designed for rivers. Step aboard and experience an unforgettable river cruise event you will remember forever with Bancosta Cruise.


We promise to provide you with the most unforgettable cruise charter experience by putting these promises into practice. Our five promises are the basis for our excellence and we ensure the highest quality in everything we do. Step aboard Bancosta Cruise and find out what our five promises can do for you.


Do you have questions about our cruises or our services? Our frequently asked questions section probably contains the answers you are looking for. Check out the questions below to learn more about Bancosta Cruise. Is your question not among them? Then contact us and we will be happy to help.


  • When you are looking to charter an ocean, expedition, river cruise ship or cruise yacht of any size and destination for:

    • Long-term charters - such as could be tour and cruise operators looking for a ship for a season or for special itineraries
    • Short-term charters – for private and corporate events (full or partial ship group charters_
    • Special needs charters – such as movies or documentary productions, TV shows, using cruise ships as an accommodation floating hotel
    • Corporate events Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) - i.e., group sales meetings, an event where you would like to invite your clients to spend quality time together, any kind of conference, incentives programs to reward your employees, and all types of exhibitions

    5. Themed cruise events - Some examples of chartering a cruise ship could be :

    • Using a cruise ship as a moving hotel for fans attending to large events spread around a certain area or in a specific destination (i.e. Fifa World Cup, Rugby, American Cup, Golf Tournaments, Formula 1 races and so on)
    • Hosting your favorite band or pop star for intimate concerts
    • Seminar of a religious or cultural group
    • Corporate branding event
    • Fashion shows
    • Specific associations where privacy and intimacy is required
    • LGBQT events
    • Much more…

    There is nothing better than a cruise ship and we can find just what you need for you event!

    6. Private group events - such as a wedding, a special anniversary, a gathering of friends…

    What is nicer than organizing a cruise with your loved ones. Nobody has to drive and you will spend amazing quality time together!

    We will find the right cruise ship or cruise yacht for you based on:

    • Your needs and wishes
    • The intended itinerary
    • The dates of your charter
    • Your budget

    We will make a selection for you, and we will also help you with the contractual negotiations with the ship-owner/cruises brand if needed (for larger cruise charter projects)

    • We have established direct connections with several prestigious cruise owners, we will seek the best deal for you and propose you some solutions for your needs
    • We will save a lot of your time and basically free of charge for you
    • We will support you with our expertises with the contractual negotiations with the ship-owners / cruise brands if needed (for larger cruise charter projects)
    • As part of the Banchero Costa Network, we have been in the ships chartering business since 1968 and we will deliver our experience to your service
    1. Fill up the contact form in our website or send us an email to with your basic needs and contact details
    2. We will contact you within 24hrs acknowledging your request
    3. If needed, we will try to understand better your needs and wishes
    4. We will contact on your behalf our network of cruise ship-owners / brands
    5. We will come back to you with one or more offers for your evaluation
    6. We will discuss with you the offer(s) and if you like one or more of them, we will help you in the chartering /booking process including the contractual negotiations with the ship-owner/cruise brand
    7. As an extra, we can offer you also insurances for your event if need it
    8. As an extra, we can offer also organizational support while on board the with our partners if you need i
    9. As an extra, if you need, we can offer you legal services from our network of partners (this mainly applies for large contracts /charters)
    • Luxury, premium and contemporary large cruise ships with >2000 cabins from full charters to small group charters (from 8 cabins and above)
    • Luxury and premium cruise ships of 300-500 cabins for full charters or group charters
    • Luxury and premium boutique cruise ships and cruise yachts from starting from 20 cabins and could accommodate all your friends and family or group
    • Luxury and premium expedition cruise ships
    • Luxury and premium river cruise ships in Europe, Asia and North America
  • Except for insurances, operational and legal support (if required) which are extra’s you might need from us, our chartering advisory services are basically free of charge for you

    he ship-owners or cruise brand capture already in their offers a commission fee for specialize travel advisors (same as for any travel agent).

    Bancosta Cruise will be paid by the cruise brand awarded for the contract.

    If you go direct with a ship-owner or cruise brand you will get anyhow the same price. Actually, with our experience at your service you could even get a better deal involving us. 

  • Anywhere in the world, in any ocean or river destination, from the Arctic to Antarctica with everything in between them, name an amazing destination and we will get you there! 

  • Some selected cruise lines we are proud to be working with for cruise Charters, Meetings and Incentives. The list is currently under development, and it will include more leading players. 

    However, we work with several other leading cruise lines as well, so our selection is not only limited to the cruise lines displayed in our website 

  • They are a brief collection of some selected cruises which are available for charters. For more opportunities and tailored solutions about chartering a cruise ship for any type of event, please send us an email to


  • When you are planning to buy a cruise ship, Bancosta Cruise provides the following main services:

    1.     If you are looking build a new cruise ship or cruise yacht  we will support you as advisor  in connecting with the leading shipyards of the cruise and yachting industry. If you need it, we will also help you in finding the right financing for you

    2.     If you are looking to buy a second-hand cruise ship or cruise yacht, we will act as broker and find you the right solutions for you available in the market 

    3.     If you are an investor looking to invest in a cruise brand (M&A), cruise assets or other investments in the cruise industry, we will advise you on market opportunities

  • In this webpage, we list only a short selection of cruise ships that could be developed for sale. The reason is that a number of ship owners prefer to keep such opportunities in confidential level and would like to make sure that potential buyers are financially qualified for a transaction of this type.

    Therefore, if you have a specific interest please let us know and we will have a larger selection available for you.  


  • Bancosta Cruise is the dedicated cruise division of Bancosta (Monaco) S.A.M.

    Based in Monaco, Bancosta (Monaco) S.A.M. is a member of the Banchero Costa Network which has been in the ship brokerage business since 1968 and is one of the world-leading ship brokers.

    The Banchero Costa Network is present with 12 offices in 11 countries worldwide: Genoa (HQ), London, Geneve, Lugano, The Hague, Dubai, Singapore, Tokyo, Beijing, Seoul, Hong Kong, and Tokyo offering a solid and qualified experience in the cruise sector and in-house synergies at the customer’s service.

    Bancosta Cruise has been a Diamond Executive Member (2022) of the Cruise Lines International Organization which is the main industry organization.

  • We are officially based in Monaco and our offices are at the Gildo Pastor Center, 7 Rue du Gabian.

    Our main switchboard phone number is +377 9770 7497 from our office in Monaco (office hours). However, for the initial contact, we recommend using the contact form or email: for general enquires, for charter enquires and for sale and purchase inquires. 

    We mainly operate our cruise division from the representative office of The Hague (The Netherlands) and we are often traveling to North America and Europe to visit clients and cruise ships.


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