Any personal experience from cruisers who have done both, flown to Bermuda and stayed versus taking a cruise to Bermuda and docking for a few days? Advantages?
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Bermuda can be very expensive to stay and eat at. Cruising is a much more affordable way to see the beautiful island.Dreaded white screen....
Bermuda can be very expensive to stay and eat at. Cruising is a much more affordable way to see the beautiful island.Have done both and cruising is more economical and the most compelling reason is that it is a cruise. IMHO, don't need another reason...
Caviergirl, I was surprised at your comments!tuggers, I am not a Bermuda fan, by land or by sea. My comment was from that perspective as I would not choose to go again no matter what the arrangement.
My wife has seen some information about sailing to Bermuda but I don't see why we should cruise versus just flying there and staying on the island for a week.Bermuda is a place that is very expensive, both the hotels and the restaurants. In the past, many people found it cheaper to cruise to Bermuda than to take a land based vacation. We did exactly that this past summer having taken a cruise to Bermuda on the Zenith. Since we live near the port, no airfare was involved. Based on arrival and departure times in Bermuda the cruise gave us 3 3/4 days on the island. A four night hotel stay in Bermuda, plus food and airfare would have cost more then the 7 night cruise so the cruise gave us way more bang for our buck. Celebrity has however replaced the Zenith on the Bermuda run with the Journey at significantly higher prices. As such, the price advantage to crusing has likely been negated. Now it's more of a question of which you prefer, a land based vacation or a cruise.
Any personal experience from cruisers who have done both, flown to Bermuda and stayed versus taking a cruise to Bermuda and docking for a few days? Advantages? PTC