We did love our cruise on the Allure.
When we lived in Ct. we did fly to almost all of our cruises. Now it's quite easy to drive to the ports.
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!