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Old November 29th, 2006, 12:12 PM
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Shelly - thanks for the note! I hate to say it but it is the very small lines we do not cover: Imperial Majesty , Discovery Island Cruises and Regal Empress (to a lesser extent) that are doing this. Most "Free"cruises are from these lines:

Discovery Island Cruises sails from Fort Lauderdale to Grand Bahama Island on day cruises for about $129 per person. The ship sails at 7:45 a.m. and returns at 10:00 p.m. There are staterooms available, plus four show lounges and a casino. The ship also has bingo, a video arcade and a swimming pool; it serves breakfast and lunch buffets and dinner. The ship is docked in the Bahamas from 1:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m., and it offers a number of "sail & stay" options so you can remain on the island from one night to one week.

Imperial Majesty now owns and operates the former Regal Cruise Line's Regal Empress on two-day trips from Ft Lauderdale to Nassau, leaving at 5 p.m. and arriving in Nassau the next morning at 9 a.m. She then sails at 6 p.m. to re-dock in Ft Lauderdale at 9 a.m. The ship provides live entertainment, all meals, a casino, children's facilities, inside and outside staterooms and even suites. "The MV Regal Empress is a classic liner built in Glasgow, Scotland as the Olympia, the flagship for the now defunct Greek Lines," the company said.
Imperial Majesty is the worst of the two when it comes to associating itself with these scam artists. Regal Empress is more a legitimate ship.
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