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I see that the World is going to be in Oranjestaad, Aruba on 5 December. Is it possible to visit the ship while it is in port. I'd like to take a first hand look instead of reviewing all the glossy paper. If anyone has done this, let me know. Of course, I will contact the management company, but I'd like to hear what others say first.
There was recently a show featuring The World on the Travel Channel. I think they said for security reasons you cannot board the ship anymore as a visitor. (There's too many places for a stowaway to hide.) I know on my recent cruise I had to show my ship's keycard and my picture ID to even enter the port area!
I just spoke with the Sales office for ResidenSea and they did say that there are some ports where they can set up "sales" tours. Unsure how sneaky you would like to be at that point...
__________________ Cruises sailed
11/05 Disney Wonder - Bahamas
05/06 Caribbean Princess - Eastern Caribbean - Honeymoon
12/06 Monarch of the Seas - Baja Mexico
05/07 Liberty of the Seas - Western Caribbean - Maiden Voyage
10/07 Vision Of the Seas - Mexican Riviera
04/08 Monarch of the Seas - Baja Mexico
09/08 Rhapsody of the Seas - Alaska - now C&A Platinum
01/09 Sapphire Princess - Mexican Riviera
04/09 Carnival Elation - Baja Mexico B2B part 1
04/09 Carnival Elation - Baja Mexico B2B part 2
12/09 Celebrity Equinox - Southern Caribbean
04/10 Radiance of the Seas - Mexican Riviera
10/10 Caribbean Princess - Southern Caribbean
03/11 Majesty of the Seas - Bahamas
05/11 Carnival Paradise - Baja Mexico