Hey! My fiancee and I are planning a cruise for our honeymoon in August. Based on the time of sailings, we've narrowed it down to four possible cruises. I'm just wondering if anyone has anything advice about which ships are better and that sort of thing. All our options are sailing on August 21st and the ships are:
Okay..that's it, let me know what you guys think! Thanks a lot!
Freedom and Valor are Conquest class ships while Legend and Pride are Spirit class ships. The two classes of ships are configured somewhat differently but you should find the activities on board to be pretty much the same. Of the four Freedom is the newest ship (I think). None of them are exactly a bucket of bolts.
While we might debate on this board whether we prefer Spirit or Conquest class, I'm sure you will enjoy a cruise on any of them.
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thanks...i didn't really think I could go wrong with any of them. The Valor and Legend both have the same itinerary, the only difference being the order and that one leaves from Tampa and the other from Miami, so the only real difference is the ship.
Carnival Freedom is first in my heart. I spend 14 fun days crossing the Atlantic Ocean on her. I love the fish n chips on deck 10, plus it has the Mongolian BBQ lots of people love that. I'm from California so I'm more picky about my Mongolian BBQ same thing with sushi (which they also have on board). The Sun King Restaurant is the specialty restaurant I think the price was about $30 per person, but the steak was the best I have eaten. I agree with Bob the activities will be about the same. You will have a great time no matter which ship you pick.
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I do have a question about the Carnival Legend ship. I want to book a room with a balcony and their's start at $689 but it's for a obstructed view. I'm just wondering what exactly this means and how obstructed the views are. Are their rooms in that section (7A) that are better than others? Thanks again!
There is probably some physical structure blocking your view.
Usually they are lifeboats or something similar.
If never really heard of obstructed balconies.
Ocean view cabins ( no balcony) are usually avaiable as
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well apparently this ship has obstructed balconies..anyways what about ports? We plan on spending a few extra days in which city the ship leaves from. We've never been to Florida before, so if anyone can suggest which city is funner and overall more enjoyable between Tampa, Miami and Fort Lauderdale that would be a huge help as well! Thanks a lot!
Have you considered an Alaska cruise? DW and I are considering one for our next anniversary August 14th
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um..honestly not really. We have never done a "beach" style vacation before so this was sort of a chance to try that. One day we will do an Alaska cruise I'm sure, but I htink for our honeymoon we want beaches!