Go Back   CruiseMates Cruise Community and Forums > People > Singles
Register Forgot Password?

Singles Talk to other single cruisers about cruising in groups or cruising solo.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old October 28th, 2001, 10:41 PM
Senior Member
First Mate
 
Join Date: Sep 2000
Posts: 302
Default cruise suggestions

Hi everybody. I have never taken a cruise but want to, and soon! I have been looking at all the different cruises and, to say the least, am a bit overwhelmed. I am 43, single, and male. I am interested in a trip somewhere tropical, maybe the carribean, and want a trip where I stand the best chance of running into other singles in their 30's & 40's. Is there anyone who can recommend a good cruise (or one to avoid) so that my first trip won't be a disappointment? Thanks! David.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2 (permalink)  
Old October 29th, 2001, 02:29 PM
Senior Member
Admiral
 
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: New England
Posts: 2,420
Default Re: cruise suggestions

You are already doing the right thing. Research on these great cruise forums. I know there is a "Singles" cruise group being planned on this site. Check it out. There will be singles of all ages and activities which you can participate in if you like. They negotiate a favorable rate for you and often if you don't want a cabin mate, there is a lower if not waived single supplement. The Caribbean is a great way to start cruising on a 7 night voyage. Of course Carnival is known for welcoming its single crowd, but a Royal Caribbean cruise might not be a bad choice either. Pick a ship with some exciting ports of call and plan to book ship's tours. It will be easier to meet others. Also, put in a request on the "I want to cruise" forum specify that you wish a Singles cruise group if possible. Also try cruisecritic.com to see if they might have a group being organzed.
Bon Voyage
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old November 1st, 2001, 11:53 AM
Pat Hagan, Singles Editor
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Re: cruise suggestions

David, your best bet if you want to be onboard with other singles is to take an organized/escorted singles cruise. We've got one planned for Cruisemates March 3rd on Carnival's smoke-free Paradise, but we are thinking about postponing till early summer. E-mail me if you want more information

Pat Hagan, Singles Editor
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old November 1st, 2001, 04:33 PM
David Russell
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Re: cruise suggestions

Pat, thanks for your response. I would be more than happy to receive anything you can send me on your planned cruise!
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old November 4th, 2001, 11:56 AM
Senior Member
Cruise Maniac
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Posts: 140
Default Re: cruise suggestions

Hi David, there are some singles who post at CruiseCritic who are getting together in October 2002 for a singles cruise on Royal Caribbean Enchantment of the Seas. We are all in your age. I'm the group leader. If you're interested in the details, please email me!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
cruise suggestions? girl_next_door Teen Cruisers 75 November 26th, 2006 05:21 PM
Suggestions for first cruise dmac Carnival Cruise Lines 4 August 8th, 2006 12:46 PM
ANY SUGGESTIONS FOR AFTER THE CRUISE cruisinisgreat Royal Caribbean International 4 August 8th, 2004 12:26 PM
Cruise suggestions Lisa Rae Ask CruiseMates Staff 2 March 29th, 2004 05:01 PM
cruise suggestions Diana Ask CruiseMates Staff 2 June 9th, 2003 08:40 AM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


 

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:22 AM.
design by: Themes by Design

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1