New Year's Cruise

My husband and I recently decided we would like to cruise without our children for New Year's. We've only cruised Royal Caribbean and Norwegian in the past, mostly because we've had children with us. We are in our early 40s and would prefer a laid-back and uncrowded experience without many children. We of course want to have a really great time and have a special experience for New Year's. Anyone have recommendations on a good line and ship for a sophisticated and memorable New Year's experience?

Tags: New years

4 Answers

I used to swear by Celebrity, moved over to Princess for their "loyalty program" and am now exploring "luxury" cruises (so far Seabourne sounds promising). However - in 2011 we took the Caribbean Princess over New Years to the Southern Caribbean. Had a wonderful, meaningful and memorable time. For the longer trips Princess does reflect an older demographic - and I haven't heard a peep out of kids on the last few trips.

I would go with Celebrity, your loyalty level with RCI will transfer over. Celebrity is a premium cruise line with nice ships, great service and food. They also have the most square footage per guest so the ships do not feel to crowded.

I like Celebrity, too.

Should you decide on another NYE cruise, my advice is to not cruise on Carnival because the ship will have more kids running, playing and not many parents around to control them. And they do love playing with the elevators.


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