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Old January 24th, 2011, 03:52 PM
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Would you?

My friends are on one right now 95 nights around the world with P&O. Me I dont think I could take it, 95 nights on the same place with the same people for all the mega money it costs.

Dont know how many days or nights it would take but I'm sure after around 21 that I would be ready to go back home.

Its exclusive, its expensive could you do it?
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Old January 24th, 2011, 04:53 PM
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I find that a 14 day cruise feels just right. I refuse to do less than 7 and I wouldn't want to do more than 21 days . Round the World Cruise, David, I might be on the same ship as you, and it would likely drive me crazy or bonkers as you would say.
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I would like to try,guess it would depend on the schedule.
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I am planning a trip 'down under' and was considering sailing from Sydney to USA at the end of my trip. Discounted it because there was not enough time in the ports of call.

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Old January 24th, 2011, 05:21 PM
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Just done 28 nights on P&O Azura round the Caribbean & USA, I didn't know what I would think but in the end I could have stayed on, my wife, who always wanted to do a World cruise, was ready to get off!!
Apart from the time it's the amount of money involved that would concern me ...15K each for a decent cabin (you don't want to do a worldie in a bilge-rat grade on Z deck) 100 days at 50 a day average on board spend.. 5k + spending money ashore I can't see much change out of 40,000....for a holiday? Can't see it myself unless you have SO MUCH money... some say they have done several, I can't see this as being possible ..another world to me!
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Old January 24th, 2011, 05:24 PM
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Dayvid--you can speak for yourself but for me I would love it. Only right now I could not do it because of Spouse health condition. If I was by myself I would and will go for it.

Over 100 days letting someone else care for me, ah I am for it.
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Old January 24th, 2011, 06:30 PM
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If I had the disposable income, you bet! I can think of few things I would enjoy as much, but my oh my wouldn't you come down with a huge case of PCD after an experience like that! A person could get kind of spoiled I think
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Old January 24th, 2011, 06:34 PM
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You joke but I bet people do get depressed when they return after a cruise that long, & being special for so long....down to earth with a BUMP.
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Old January 24th, 2011, 06:35 PM
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The longest cruise I've been on is 15 days. The longest land trip was three weeks. No, 95 days would be too much. If I had the money, I'd like to take portions of it, though.

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??? PCD - is that the equivalent of Post Holiday Blues?
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No, definitely not. I would probably end up spending more money and doing an area more indepth. I find with the world cruises, they really have only 1 or 2 stops in places. I'd rather go and do Australia and New Zealand for 40 days or so, then come home for a couple of months and then go again, say another 40 days in Asia, or South America.
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The longest cruise I've been on is 15 days. The longest land trip was three weeks. No, 95 days would be too much. If I had the money, I'd like to take portions of it, though.

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I would, my only problems would be getting the time off from work and having someone keep up the farm for that long!

One of these days...
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Old January 24th, 2011, 07:00 PM
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You joke but I bet people do get depressed when they return after a cruise that long, & being special for so long....down to earth with a BUMP.

I was serious! Its bad enough when we've cruise for a couple of weeks and I come home to all sorts of mundane tasks. Cooking all the meals, mopping the floors, catching up on the laundry, taking care of the business etc... its all very depressing when its been done for you, or you've been able to escape from it for a while. But after being gone for a few months and having to jump back in to my regular routine? Oh my that would be rough! But I am willing to give it a try!
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Without a doubt, absolutely, positively YES! it's on my bucket list but realistically it will never happen unless we win the lottery
I've never been bored on a ship,not for one second and hate debarkation day This Sat. we leave for a 14 night Caribbean-it will be our 5th 2-weeker and I can hardly wait!
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We are looking at leaving for a world cruise immediately after retirement. Until then, we are staying with shorter cruises. We leave for a 25 night cruise in a few weeks; it will be our longest to date.
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If I was free of health problems ,definitely .
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Old January 24th, 2011, 07:50 PM
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Does a bear poop in the woods?? Of coarse I would do a world cruise, if I could afford one.
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Old January 24th, 2011, 08:31 PM
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Not for me.....as much as I love to cruise that long would make me crazy...I would select the leg that I coveted the most,and jump on, stay a while and jump off...

The only way I would consider anythng like that would be, if I owned a condo on the Residensea, then I would be sailing in my home...like that's ever gonna happen
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My longest cruise was 14 days and it didn't seem that long. I would miss my furry buds (2 Dogs and 2 Cats). But being on a ship that long I could handle that. The real question is could my fellow passengers handle being on a ship with me that long.
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ABSOLUTELY YES! I'd love to do it sometime in the future when I'm done working for a living. Jose and just love traveling together, going new places and seeing new things. I'm sure we would relish a voyage of that magnitude!
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I love to cruise, but 30 days is the most that I would want to sail.

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My longest sea cruise was 10 days and my longest land cruise was 21 days .
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Beenie Weenie, I am with you; if I had the disposable income I would not think twice about a cruise around the world. What a marvelous opportunity it would be to go to many ports, meet wonderful people, and most of all be taken care of "in the lap of luxury!"
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I met a woman who said, "We took a cruise around the world - we hated it". Now, if THE WORLD doesn't please you, what could?????

When the lotto ticket pays off, the first thing I will do is book a 90-105 day world cruise, no questions asked!

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No, definitely not. I would probably end up spending more money and doing an area more indepth. I find with the world cruises, they really have only 1 or 2 stops in places. I'd rather go and do Australia and New Zealand for 40 days or so, then come home for a couple of months and then go again, say another 40 days in Asia, or South America.
That is my plan but my 2 week trip 'down under' has grown to 120 days - I might do it in 2 parts though because of climate variations.
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BTW how much luggage would you require?

I would have to fly to any port to join the cruise - airline restrictions would make that part of the trip fun.
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Annie, since we would all be extremely wealthy, we would all ship our many pieces of baggage ahead of us!.

When I was a kid, I loved geography,and would get lost in the book, looking at pictures of wonderful places. It boggles my mind that someone would no find seeing the world, the most fascinating experience.
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Good point Trip! 10kg of luggage lasts me for 10 days! So I might not need too much

But the same tablemates for 95 days - do they rotate the seating plans? Menus?

Anyway my preference would probably be at least 1 month land tour per continent - back home - check the house etc and leave again.

Now that sounds like a plan.

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