View Single Post
  #14 (permalink)  
Old May 10th, 2013, 06:47 PM
Aerogirl's Avatar
Aerogirl Aerogirl is offline
Senior Member
Admiral
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: A little south of insanity
Posts: 3,946
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dave Beers View Post
If I am going to spend $3000 or more for my wife and I to fly to Europe I am not going to be going on a mainstream cruise line when I get there. I'd particularly look at Azamara because of the overnight stays in some ports, plus the relaxing ambiance of those former "R" ships.

I'm not knocking Carnival, they offer great value in a cruise and I've always had fun on Carnival ships, but they are near the bottom of my list for any cruise that requires fairly extensive flying time and cost to get to the ship. In other words I won't be sailing with Carnival in Australia or Asia either.
I have to agree with you here, why anyone would fly to Europe to sail on a Carnival ship is beyond me. When we do go we will be doing a river cruise.

Also like cruise planner mentioned Carnival was known as the "fun ship" I don't personally think of "party ship" when I hear that, I think it means fun in general and I don't get why people read that as let's get drunk and stupid.
I think on any short cruise it's more of a party cruise no matter what line.
__________________
You can shake the sand from you shoes but it will never leave your soul

Home is where you park your flip flops

~Robin~


Need some cruise help?


Carnival - Fantasy 1998
RCCL - Majesty of the Sea 2000
Carnival - Inspiration 2009
Carnival - Freedom 2011
Carnival - Liberty 2013
Carnival- Breeze 2014
Reply With Quote