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Old September 28th, 2012, 09:36 PM
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Having been on many Carnival cruises and RCCL cruises, I have to say I lean more towards RCCL. However, with that said, I also have to say I feel like over the last 10 years RCCL has diminished somewhat in their food quality whereas Carnival has tried very hard to improve. While the gap is narrowing, I still think RCCL has an edge. But food is very subjective and what one person loves, another will hate.

And having been on the Liberty of the Seas, I can say it's a very nice ship with alot of amenities. However, the food in the main dining room does leave something to be desired. The specialty restaurants are very good. And the Hoof & Claw English Pub is my favorite bar. Shows were good, especially the ice show, which is something not to be missed.

As Trip said, both have their die-hard fans, so you'll really have to decide for yourself as to which one is best for you. And therein lies the best part of cruising.

47 Cruises & Counting! Favorites: Paul Gauguin to Tahiti: Uniworld River Cruises in Europe; any of the Celebrity Solstice-class ships; Holland America for 12-nights in the Baltics & Russia; RCCL for 14-night Greek Isles, Turkey, & Croatia; Holland America for 14-day Alaska cruisetour; 10-night Canada/New England cruise; 21 days in Hawaii including a 7-night NCL cruise; Oceania for 25 days in Asia; & 3 months touring Europe by train. And many days spent in all-inclusive resorts!
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