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Old October 9th, 2009, 05:36 PM
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Default If money/time were no object ,how often would you cruise?


Just being curious .. if money or time were not a consideration how often (or long )would you cruise ??

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That's easy. World cruises, so most likely 2/3 of the year.
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Given work, study, family commitments, one month out of six, would do very nicely!!! The thought of two months at sea a year will give me daydreams all day now. Thanks Colleyberry!!!

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Assuming the money and time were just for the cruise and not the rest of my life expenses, probably 3-4 months a year. I'd pay off the cruiseline to let me bring my cats
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Every 3 months from now till 2011 we are booked. Time is not a problem; money....well, cruising trumps.
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If money was no object well..................

Buy Carnival Corporation and sail year around to check on my ships.
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Until health problems began a few years ago -- especially with DH -- we used to take at least 6 back-to-back cruises a year -- and not all on HAL at that time.

Having no family -- no worries at home.

Now health issues have slowed us down and we can't even consider those 66 day cruises.
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At least one cruise per month!
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If money was no object I'd buy a balcony cabin, decorate it to my tastes and set sail until who knows when
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I would cruise at least every three to four months, without a doubt. Ten night's for each would be great! Except, when I would go on the same one as Kween Karen! (My dream cruise!)
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Hypothetical, of course, and certainly could change when DH is retired but I think we'd like to cruise for about 80 - 100 days a year. I'm not sure about World Cruise. Can't wrap my head around it now as it is out of the question as long as DH continues his work.
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I'd be a Mary Lou, I'd NEVER get off the ship, except to transfer to another for a new locationSo my answer is I'd cruise 365 days a year, except for Leap Year
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We'd sell our house and live onboard, changing ships once a year so we can try them all and see the world!
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70]Given work, study, family commitments, one month out of six, would do very nicely!!! The thought of two months at sea a year will give [/font]me daydreams all day now. Thanks Colleyberry!!!

Forgive me brucory. Does it help if I say your puppy is very ,very cute. ?

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Probably 2 - 3 times a year, not more than 14 days at a time.
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I'd probably do 3 or 4 7-10 day cruises a year, with the exception of an occasional two-week long European trip. I have pets that I enjoy too much to leave them for longer than that.
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Probably 3-4 times a year, at least a month each time..

If we did not have a house or animals to worry about maybe more..

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I suppose it would be 3-4 months out of the year. A round-the-world cruise would run you about 3 months and then I'd spend a few weeks specifically in the Caribbean.
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