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Old June 2nd, 2006, 03:34 PM
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Whats your favourite an why. We sailed on the CP for our first cruise this year and loved it. We'd like to try a different one for next year. Also who has cruised in February to the Caribbean, how is the weather?
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Of the 3 we've been on i likes the Sun the most. The size is perfect, although we didn't have any problems on the Star of the Caribbean.

Haven't cruised in Feb but did in Jan and Mar. so Feb would be about the same. Great weather both times. Last Jan we did Western and this March did Eastern. The water was a bit rougher last Jan but not bad.
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Hi cruisinbuddy,

So far, we've only sailed on Grand Princess. (In the Princess line. We tried NCL but decided we liked Princess better). We had a wonderful time, but the ship was really a bit too big for our taste!

We're booked on Sun Princess for our next cruise and think it will be more to our style.

The weather in the Caribbean in February is very nice. It's not too hot! There may be some very short showers in the afternoon, but they just make things a little cooler!

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I have been on the Grand in 2003 and the Golden in 2005. The ships themselves are basically the same but the Golden is my all-time favorite cruise ship out of all my trips. The staff was just wonderful on that trip, the passenger mix was perfect, great port stops, and there was just a feeling in the air of people having the time of their lives. There was always something to do and the Grand class ships are so beautiful. JMHO
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Old June 3rd, 2006, 06:31 PM
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We too prefer the Golden, over the Grand or Caribbean Princess. True, they are all basically the same, except that the CP has an extra passenger deck, thereby making it a bit more crowded, and the after deck is much nicer on the Grand, and Golden in that they don't have the aft buffet line, and instead have more area outside, with umbrellas and tables with that fabulous view of the wake and pool. Both the Grand and Golden have this feature, but the Golden is a bit newer, and last time we sailed her, she had slightly better entertainment as well. You won't go wrong with any of the Princess ships however.
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