A New Year's cruise in the Caribbean is exciting no matter what the traveler's age. Seniors who are planning a New Year's cruise or any other type of cruise many benefit from some helpful tips. Special dietary requirements may need to be addressed when booking your cruise. No matter what the cruise line, you can have those special needs met and meals prepared to your specifications. If you're a single senior, the best Caribbean cruises go to the Bahamas. For seniors traveling with grandchildren, it's best to select an all-inclusive cruise to places such as the Cayman Islands or the Virgin Islands. Avoid hurricane season from June to December. Also, pack for warm days and chilly nights.