2. What was the most important reason you decided to try out cruising?

2. What was the most important reason you decided to try out cruising?

4 Answers

I had never seen much of the Caribbean, and cruising seemed the most economical way to see many ports in a short period of time.

While I'm not huge on really delving into local cultures the way some people do, if a place seemed friendly and laid back, with a wide variety of offerings, I'd make a mental note and return again. I've visited St. Martin 8 times, Puerto Rico 4 times. Bahamas too many times to mention. If I take a cruise that has Bahamas as a destination, most times I don't even bother getting off the ship.

I'm not a huge shopping fan - duty free or otherwise, so that was not a huge factor for me. Keep an open mind. Places I didn't think I'd like, I ended up loving. Places tha I had high expectations ended up not meeting them.

To sum it up; Cruising gives me what I believe is the biggest bang for my vacation buck. It's like a sampler.

Hmmmm.......this question looks very similar to someone who was doing a research project on Carnivals Funville Forums

With two kids back in the 80s it was an inexpensive way to travel. The kids back then sailed free. On MSC they still sail free. I also like being on the water. I enjoy having meals and entertainment in one [place.I am still cruising today.

1. Value - we could not find a better value for our vacation dollar.

2. Convenience - where else can you travel to multiple locations without having to unpack and repack and unpack and repack, etc, etc, etc.


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