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Old October 16th, 2003, 03:05 PM
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I am an avid cruiser that has cruised since 1970 and sailed over 50 cruises. I usually sail cruise (perfer) medium size ship 60,00-80,000 ton average. I am considering the Voyager for a 5 day Canada cruise next May. My concern is that this vessel is so large that it will not sem like a cruise ship just a floating resort. Having 3000 people on board also is a concern for me.
Any thoughts from you other cruiser's that enjoy ships that are in the "medium" size that have also sailed on this ship??
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Old October 16th, 2003, 03:11 PM
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I was on the Voyager this past September with a full ship. Over 3500 people. I never felt like there was that many people onboard with me. Never had to stand in long lines for the buffet for lunch or breakfast..
The Voyager is a beautiful ship. You should expierence it at least once. and make sure ya go to an ice show.

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Old October 16th, 2003, 04:19 PM
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I am in agreeement w/ the above and since you have cruised so often, it would be an experience for you just to try it. Try it, you'll like it!!!!

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Old October 16th, 2003, 04:50 PM
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Hi Dave,
I too prefer the 90,000 size ships, but in this case its a ship you have to try at least once, we did and are going again on Voyager after doing Radiance, which is beautiful... I don't think you will be disappointed in the least, the shows are outstanding, food was good as well as service and I love the lay-outs of the cabins, same as the Radiance class, so do give it a try, as you said its only for 5 nights.


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Old October 17th, 2003, 06:53 PM
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I was also concerned about the lack of outdoor space, especially the fantail dining area, always a favorite of ours especially for breakfast, but I feel like I would be missing out on a something special if I didn't try the Voyager. December 7th will be here before we know it!!

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Old October 21st, 2003, 10:04 PM
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We got hooked on cruising after our first trip on Explorer, Voyager's sister ship. Never had trouble finding our way around; it's big enough that we didn't feel crowded; service, food and everything else was great.
We sailed the Summit , Celebrity's Millenium-class, to Alaska this summer. It's a bit smaller than the Voyager class, but pretty big and we loved it, too. We started with the big ships and intend to stick with them.

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