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Old April 23rd, 2004, 10:29 AM
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What are the benefits or disadvantages to sailing over a Holiday? We are thinking of doing a cruise over Thanksgiving and want to hear your opinions.
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Old April 23rd, 2004, 11:19 AM
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Hi:
My DH and I, have done one Thanksgiving cruise and 4 or 5 New Years Eve cruises, but no Christmas cruises. The New Years Eve ones were great but cost about double what you would pay the previous week for the same cruise. I would only do the Thanksgiving cruise again, if my whole familly was along. Christmas the same thing; if my whole family was along, I would do a Christmas cruise. They cost more, but in regards to the NY Eve cruise, they're absolutely the most fun......and you don't have to worry about driving home.
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Old April 23rd, 2004, 11:36 AM
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There tends to be a lot more children traveling over holidays as that's when they are on vacation from school. If you have kids this is a great time to go. If you are looking to cruise when they're aren't many children you should probably avoid these times.
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Old April 24th, 2004, 07:02 AM
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Hi Team,
Like the others said, you'll find more families/kids on the holiday sailings and we too did a New Years cruise, which was great, but the cost factor just wasn't worth it. We just had to try it and I'm glad we did.

There is a Cruisemates Thanksgiving cruise that may interest you:

Cruisemates Thanksgiving cruise on CArnival Victory with Host Tweety

If it wasn't for my job, I'd love to try one of these out, good luck and happy cruising!

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