Questions about Carnival Paradise

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#1
Central NJ
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Joined Oct 2005
We are thinking about taking a 5 day cruise out of Tampa, FL in Oct, 2013 following our nieces wedding. The Paradise seems to fit best with our schedule. We have never taken a 5 day cruise, always 7+. I would like to know if the shorter cruises are mostly party cruises.
Also, I'm trying to find a few 5 day reviews on the Paradise and I'm having a heck of a time. I am either not searching correctly or there aren't many.

Thanks for any help or insight!
Terri
#2
Tampa Bay
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Joined Sep 2009
We did the 4 day on the Paradise last month. We also usually do the longer cruises. The shorter cruises do seem to have more of the "party" atmosphere but we still had a great time. The Paradise just came out of dry dock so that's a plus for you. The cruise was not bad at all and I would do it again in heart beat.
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#4
Los Angeles
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Joined Jan 2012
Originally posted by CJinFLA00
We did the 4 day on the Paradise last month. We also usually do the longer cruises. The shorter cruises do seem to have more of the "party" atmosphere but we still had a great time. The Paradise just came out of dry dock so that's a plus for you. The cruise was not bad at all and I would do it again in heart beat.
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#5
Central Florida
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Joined Jun 2007
Originally posted by terri1020
We are thinking about taking a 5 day cruise out of Tampa, FL in Oct, 2013 following our nieces wedding. The Paradise seems to fit best with our schedule. We have never taken a 5 day cruise, always 7+. I would like to know if the shorter cruises are mostly party cruises.
Also, I'm trying to find a few 5 day reviews on the Paradise and I'm having a heck of a time. I am either not searching correctly or there aren't many.

Thanks for any help or insight!
Terri
Will be hard pressed to find any reviews for a little while as it just moved to Tampa and was in dry dock for a couple of weeks. Will be on her next week and will let you know!!
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We have taken plenty of 5 day cruises anf I have never felt it was a "party" type cruise like the 3 or 4 days ones. It always been a great cruise for us, not too short and not too long (if thats possible )
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Will watch for your review - and if you could post the Carnival Capers as well, that would be awesome!
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