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Old March 23rd, 2011, 08:06 PM
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Default How often do ships reposition?

Is this an annual event for any given batch of ships/lines? I'm so 'green' to the cruising 'industry' and trends and all that. (I'm going to be asking a lot of these kinds of questions) Thanks!
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Old March 24th, 2011, 08:40 AM
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I really should just google stuff before I ask...even though I know the "insider-types" (members on these forums) usually have the 'dirt' on the how-to and why-for
Found my answer.
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Old March 24th, 2011, 10:18 AM
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Most repositioning is between Europe in the summer and (usually) Caribbean ports or between Alaska and other ports. A number of ships sail the same set of itineraries year round.
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The normal repositioning occurs twice a year usually spring and fall.

Caribbean to Europe or Alaska

Australia/Asia to Alaska or Europe

Dubai to Europe

South America to Europe or Alaska (2012)



Some ships like Oasis and Allure of the seas don't reposition at all.
Some Carnival ships ( maybe others) don't reposition either.
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