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Old September 6th, 2011, 10:50 PM
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If you were to choose only one ship to cruise on over and over again, regardless of itinerary, (and it has to be one currently in operation, not retired) which one would it be? What makes it your favorite? Although we've been on several ships, our favorite (so far) is RCCL's Explorer of the Seas. Love the promenade! Great crew and great entertainment (at least when we were on it). Can't say anything bad about that ship.
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Like this question....No question, right at the moment...Celebrity Eclipse!

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Well it better be the Carnival Magic since I'm committed for 30 days.
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Old September 7th, 2011, 10:25 AM
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My choice would be the Ruby Princess if I had to choose a ship I have already sailed on. Also my choice for the most beautiful ship I have sailed on, and the best entertainment I have ever had on a ship.

My 2nd choice is a ship I was able to visit for a ship inspection earlier this year, the Oasis of the Seas, but I have not sailed on her yet. I hope to sail on her soon though!
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At this time it would be the Conquest, although I'm so excited about the Breeze.
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Old September 7th, 2011, 11:01 AM
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oh boy thats a tough one, but if i had to pick i would go with Golden Princess
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My choice would be the Ruby Princess if I had to choose a ship I have already sailed on. Also my choice for the most beautiful ship I have sailed on, and the best entertainment I have ever had on a ship.

My 2nd choice is a ship I was able to visit for a ship inspection earlier this year, the Oasis of the Seas, but I have not sailed on her yet. I hope to sail on her soon though!
You're not the first person I've heard to have high praise for the Ruby Princess. Is it really as romantic as the ads would have you believe? I know you get what you pay for, so is the higher cost for this ship worth it over, say, RCCL or CCL?
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You're not the first person I've heard to have high praise for the Ruby Princess. Is it really as romantic as the ads would have you believe? I know you get what you pay for, so is the higher cost for this ship worth it over, say, RCCL or CCL?
I believe the Ruby Princess is everything advertised and more. The one word I would use to describe her......elegance! Beauty and elegance are the hallmarks of this ship! Well worth it in my opinion.
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For me it would be Oasis of the Seas ans her sister ship the Allure of the Seas.

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Seven Seas Mariner. The cheapest cabins are excellent, wonderful public spaces, and four wonderful restaurants plus a grill by the pool. All this for only 700 guests. She outshines her "sister" ship Seven Seas Voyager by having a wonderful observation lounge with accessible outside areas for pictures, a fantastic coffee bar, and an extra lounge.
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The Island Princess, hand's down. This is the best laid out ship we've ever been on and the crew have always been wonderful! The Martini Bar has the best bartender's and barboy's. (IMO, the barboy's don't get enough credit-they do all the dirty work!)

There's plenty of room to be on your own and there's always something going on, so everyone's happy !

It's not too big or too small, but just right for us.

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Mine would be the Carnival Dream, I loved it. The size was nice and the decor was so much better than the other Carnival ships I've been on. The food variety was amazing, I miss the Pasta Bar, Burrito Bar and the Mongolian grill...don't know how much weight I gained on that cruise!
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