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Old January 8th, 2006, 09:56 PM
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Default Imagination or Inspiration ?

I'm looking at a 5 day on either the Inspiration or Imagination. One goes to Grand Cayman and Cozumel, the other goes to Grand Cayman and Ocho Rios. Has anyone been on either of these ships and which would be the best. My husband and I have been to Grand Cayman and Cozumel but we will be going with my parents who have never cruised before. Also, would we be better off booking a suite for 4 or 2 seperate rooms. Wasn't sure how big the suites would be. Are they big enough for 4 adults?
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Old January 9th, 2006, 03:34 PM
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Dear Nikkiy,
I have been on the Inspiration. She is a beautiful ship. Inspiration and
Imagination are sister ships. They are the same size with the ships being
set up pretty much the same as well. If you choose the ports of Grand
Cayman and Cozumel, those ports require tendering, which may be kind
of frustrating. Ocho Rios and Grand Cayman sound like better ports since
Cozumel is still trying to rebuild after hurricane Wilma. If you book a
suite, you will have enough room for the four of you, but no privacy and
one couple will have to sleep on the sofa bed. For a little less money you
can book 2 ocean view rooms, have good beds for everyone, no waiting
for the bathroom, and plenty of privacy. If you are prone to seasickness
then try to get a cabin that is on one of the lower decks in the middle of the
ship. My DH and I will be cruising on Victory in 7 weeks going to Ocho
Rios, Grand Cayman, and Costa Maya. We can't wait. I hope you all
have a great cruise.
Happy Sailing............
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Old January 10th, 2006, 08:51 AM
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Nikki:

I haven't sailed on the Imagination but have sailed on the Inspiration twice. She's my favorite ship. If the price difference isn't too much I would go with two cabins. Having a second bathroom with 4 people is invaluable (on our last cruise we had 4 in one cabin and that was the hardest thing to schedule).

Any of those three ports are fine. If you've already been to Cozumel I would go to Ocho Rios.

Hope you have a great time!!

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