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Old November 21st, 2002, 04:47 PM
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Default Vision of the Seas or Elation for Single Traveler?

I will be in California traveling solo with an extra week of time and
have decided to take a cruise for the first time. I am looking at
Royal Caribbean Vision of the Sea or Carnival Elation cruises on
the Mexican Riviera in December out of LA.

I understand Royal Caribbean is a little more upscale and Carnival
more festive? Which cruise would be best to meet other singles in their 30s and provide the best overall experience
considering both have somewhat similar itineraries?

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Old November 22nd, 2002, 08:23 AM
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Default Re: Vision of the Seas or Elation for Single Traveler?

The iteneraries are a little different. Elation only stays in Cabo for 5 hours, Vision for 7 1/2, Elation has 14 hours in Puerto Vallarta but Vision only 9.

I think either would be fine. Our VP of Finance went on the Elation and said he was pleasantly surprised at how good it was for the price. But the new Vision photos Harry Martin put up in the photo gallery here are gorgeous!

Have fun whichever you choose.



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Old November 22nd, 2002, 08:47 PM
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Default Re: Vision of the Seas or Elation for Single Traveler?


Each cruise line has its own personality. Between Royal Caribbean International and Carnival, I would choose Royal Caribbean International -- no contest. That choise, however, may not be so ideal for you. I recommend going to your local bookstore (Barnes & Noble, Border's, or whatever), checking out the guide books on cruising in the travel section, and reading their reviews of the respective lines and ships to get a sense of which one better suis your tastes and preferences.

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Old November 22nd, 2002, 09:43 PM
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Default Re: Vision of the Seas or Elation for Single Traveler?

As someone has already said, Royal Caribbean is a bit more "upscale" than Carnival, which attracts what I fondly refer to as the "party hearty crowd." Check out both ships in the Cruisemates' reviews. And perhaps more of our readers here on the Singles Message Board can give their views, as well.

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