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Old April 25th, 2012, 07:19 PM
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Congratulations you won a cruise! The value of the contest is, $7500.00,[ Ok, I am now pretending you won $10,000!!! ]Wow, are you lucky! Will you try a luxury line, and luxuriate in, all it has to offer, or will you try to get 2 or 3 cruises out of your win?

We should all be so lucky, to have to figure out what to do
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Old April 25th, 2012, 09:09 PM
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Easy answer for us! Absolutely, two or three cruises !

We're not interested in being pampered or dressing to the nines. Carnival, Princess or NCL are just fine for us.

Now, Trip, where's my $7500.00 ???
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So that's $3750/pp. I'll go for an Australia/New Zealand, Asia or River Cruise for 14+ days on a Premium line like Celebrity or perhaps Azamara or Oceania.

For $3750/pp you won't get too much on a lux line. There are some bargains but you won't get much over seven days for that amount.

I look for the ports.

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Yeah I think Trip needs to be more generous. I don't think Henry will get very far on Cunard for $3750 pp.

I would like to head to the South Pacific.
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$7500 = 4500; so as long as taxes are included I think that'll be 2 weeks in standard accomodation to the Baltics/Fjords and our bar bill covered

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Yeah I think Trip needs to be more generous. I don't think Henry will get very far on Cunard for $3750 pp.

I would like to head to the South Pacific.

Perhaps Trip will make that $ 750,000
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Probably a couple of cruises with Princess. I know that we could have a great time.
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Old April 26th, 2012, 11:33 AM
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Okay, okay, I found some money in the vault...bump it to 10,000...change your POV? I'm not giving you a penny more
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I'll get as many cruises as I can out of this deal. I'm like Fern. I'm fine with Carnival and NCL.
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Okay, okay, I found some money in the vault...bump it to 10,000...change your POV? I'm not giving you a penny more
Cute!!

I would stretch it as far as I could. Maybe pay for a few family members to go with us. But shh please don't tell them!!!!!

If only... but fun to think about. Thanks Trip!
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I have often wondered what I would do if we won a cruise ...& although free it was something we didn't want...would we take it anyway out of greed or say it just wasn't us.
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John, if one is a true crusie lover, I can't believe they would not take the opportunity to cruise, if it is a well know cruise line. I would think one would use this opportunity to perhaps see a new port, and get a first hand view of an unknown factor. You never know

If it's the Imperial Majesty,or, something like the Sea Escape or Discovery...run!!
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Actually looking at chartering a crewed catamaran in the islands (BVI anr Leewards) for about that price.
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Green, years ago, I used to work with the daughter of the owner, of Reebok. She used to tell me about her vacations she had sailing around the islands like that. I think the ability to just lazily peruse around those gorgeous waters, would be wonderful.

Proud of you spending your contest win, like this
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Here is an idea ,Trip .You can raffle off a cruise .
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If you give me your Black Amex Card, I''ll run it!! Sure nuff....
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Actually looking at chartering a crewed catamaran in the islands (BVI anr Leewards) for about that price.
Back in Feb. my sister, brother in law and 4 friends did just that; rented a large sail boat and sailed through those islands. Only difference was they had no crew, but themselves.

One couple were experienced sailors, the others learned quickly
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I pride mysellf on being pretty thifty...I would get as many different cruises out of this as possible!
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