There are many people who live in the Northeast. For them it will be easier and cheaper to sail from NY/NJ than to fly somewhere.
Also, New York City attracts people from all over the world and many of those people will enjoy a cruise as part of their vacation.
Originally Posted by thecruisequeen
Explorer does well out of Bayonne and I have a feeling so will Quantum. New York/New Jersey ships are many times priced higher then those out of FL.
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