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Old June 3rd, 2009, 04:45 PM
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Default Help!! Destiny or Imagination???

I am booking a cruise for this summer and was wondering what one is better, the Carnival Destiny or the Imagination. I am going with the hubby, a 16, 15 and 14 year old girls. Thanks for your help.
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Old June 3rd, 2009, 05:08 PM
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Destiny is a bit larger but Imagination has all the water park updates so you have two great choices. For me it would come down to which ports you would rather visit. 8)
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Old June 3rd, 2009, 10:07 PM
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It does come down to ports !
Cozumel: a fan favorite...I would say. A great deal to do.
Half Moon Key: a great beach day. No shore excursion ticket needed=simply get off the ship onto the tender. They even cooked a lunch for us. if a day at the beach is one's primary criterion, this gets my vote.
Grand Cayman: lovely island, classy, lovely beaches. touristy and a bit boring for anyone NOT wishing to get wet.
Jamaica: nice if part of a resort or tour group..Don't go at it alone. Not for anyone who does their own tours off the beaten path.
Nassau: a lovely town with colonial charm.
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Old June 4th, 2009, 11:26 AM
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Use your Imagination or follow your Destiny.. its all up to you...
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We like the five night on the Destiny that does Halfmoon Cay, Grand Turk and Nassau. If you go w/the Destiny you can book a cabin w/a balcony without booking a suite, thats another option to consider?

I also agree you should look at the ports and consider that. I don't think
you can go wrong w/either ship? We have been on both.

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I have been on both as well and prefer the Destiny, or any larger ship.

I'm sure you'll have a great cruise no matter which one you go with
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Old June 8th, 2009, 01:23 PM
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I loved Imagination pre-refurbishing and I wouldn't hesitate to take three teens on it post-refurbishing. It's a fun ship like Inspiration.
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