We have never cruised for NY, We have cruised from Florida mostly. We did the Mexican Riviera from San Diego and Alaska from Vancouver, and we also did a Hawaiian cruise out of Honolulu
Carnival Liberty New Year's Eve 2007
Liberty of the Seas 5/2008+11/2009
Allure 1/16/ 2011
Independence of the Seas 12/29/2013 Top-notch!