Thanks everyone! You've all been so helpful!
Thanks for all the info. I'll be sure to add plenty of credits for icecream. It's good to know that they have bottled water going into the ports. I was thinking about the Soda Pkg but after reading your post I think that I will just add extra cruise credits for pop because I don't think they will drink enough to warrant getting the package. It's good to know they have iced tea because my mom drinks that ALL the time. Thanks for the info on chops I'll make sure they know to book right away.
They are going on the Western Caribbean. Once the excursions for 2009 are posted for this cruise I will be booking the Swim with the Dolphins excursion in Cozumel. (
Has anyone done this excursion? Is it good?) Thanks for the info on the tap water. I've never been on RC and I personally thought the tap water on Princess was really gross
(tasted kind of metallic) which might be one of the reasons their coffee is so bad haha, but the tap water on HAL was fine.
I am super excited too, although a little jealous haha. I think my next cruise will have to be on this ship. My dad will be awestruck when he gets on board. It looks massive in the pictures I can only imagine how big it will be in person. I haven't told them yet and it's DRIVING ME CRAZY!
It's hard not to blurt it out. We are giving it to them for Christmas and they will be sailing on their anniversary.
Thank you everyone. I really appreciate your posts!