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Old December 12th, 2009, 05:11 PM
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Default ruby princess dec 20-first cruise as an 18 year old

Well this will be my first cruise as an 18 year old...anybody on it?
Or any advice?
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I don't want to discourage you or anything, but my mom and her boyfriend (both in their 40's) went on Ruby last November. They said that there wasn't any night life & the ship was deserted after 10pm, the service or food wasn't that great, and that it was like being on a "floating nursing home." They also mentioned that they felt like they were some of the youngest people on the ship.

However, my mom makes her own fun wherever she goes & still managed to have an alright time.

Sorry this isn't the best, but I just figured I'd let you know their experience.
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I don't know about Ruby Princess specifically, but I've been on two cruises since I've been two old for youth programs, both on Carnival Miracle. Participate in stuff during the day also, not just at night.

Now cruiseaddict said she heard the ship is full of old people, so I don't know how well, if at all, my advice will work. I've only ever been on Carnival since I turned 18, and sometimes it seems like the party on Carnival starts after the lifeboat drill, and doesn't end until the cruise is over.
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I am 18 as well and will be on this cruise. I also know tons of young people going on it. I would assume the cruise would not be full of old people during late December ,as it is Christmas break and everyone is taking time off, especially all students.
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