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Old June 30th, 2009, 07:03 PM
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I just booked our flight to Tampa for our cruise. It’s got me all cranked up!! Vacation planning is so exciting!!
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good for you, I felt the same way.... first I book our timeshare for our trip on the way down.... then I had to wake a week and then book another day for on the way back....
Yes, it's very exciting....
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I just booked ours as well, even though we are not going till december i like to know that everything is done way in advance, besides I hope that if it all gets done then time will go by faster!!!
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Nothing like the thrill of all your cruise details coming together! Yayayay!
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We just got back a week ago from our Valor cruise. Had a GREAT time and hope you do to! Have fun!
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I couldn't agree more. I like planning cruises because things happen in stages:

deposit
payments
paid in full
airfare (for me, I found a great price going down, but held off on the return for a while)
shop for a nice hotel (I always get one close to a supermarket so I can stock up on wine/goodies)
airfare again (finally found a cheap return ticket)
...and then I usually spend my non-planning time checking for cheaper pricing (which I was able to find and take advantage of) and excusions.

LOVE IT. I have 51 days left
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I love it, I love it, I love it. I love planning our trips and seeing how everything just comes together. I'm almost done with our upcoming cruise:

1. Two cabins paid in full.
2. Airfare for my best friend who lives in Utah paid in full.
3. Airfare for my mom and my son flying in from San Juan paid in full.
4. Hotel paid in full
5. Disney Tickets paid in full
6. Arabian Nights tickets for 3 people paid in full
7. Shore excursion in Nassau (I still have to pay for my mom and my son)

I still have to tie some loose ends, but everything's almost done.

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getsemani1-I hope Atlantis is part of your plans in the Bahamas! It's awesome, words cannot describe!
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Actually, our excursion in Nassau is the Atlantis Beach Day. It's already paid for and I can't wait. I've never been to the Bahamas and spending a day enjoying Atlantis, its beach, its water park and the food is too enticing and I can't wait.
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When ships port in Nassau, a beautiful panorama of the Atlantis is in the distance...one of my favorite impressions of the island.....
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so exciting! i love the thrill of every day bringing me one step closer to cruising again...nothing like it!
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Well here I am 1 week until I cruise Inspiration. We leave on Sunday to Tampa to meet up with one of our cruisers. I just did a rough draft of packing my suitecase making sure everthing fit. I told myself I wasn't going to overpack but it's looking like I did :eek:. Oh well as long as my suitecase is under 50 lbs I won't have to pay extra. We booked this cruise October 2008, so long ago but now it's almost here!!
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