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Old October 25th, 2010, 03:00 PM
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Default What Cruise lines offer Roommate matching?

Do any of the cruiselines offer roommate matching? How/where does one go to find a roommate for a cruise?
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Old October 25th, 2010, 10:07 PM
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Try googling Singles Cruise and you will find companies for Hosted cruises. They can match you up for a room mate.

Cannot give you names of company but I am going on Singles Cruise on May 22, 2011 with RCCL - Vision of the Seas

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Old October 26th, 2010, 04:53 PM
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Try googling Singles Cruise and you will find companies for Hosted cruises. They can match you up for a room mate.

Cannot give you names of company but I am going on Singles Cruise on May 22, 2011 with RCCL - Vision of the Seas
That wasn't my question...I already know about the "Singles" Cruise companies. I was asking if any cruise lines offer roommate matching. You know with out being part of a special group.
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Old October 26th, 2010, 05:36 PM
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None left except HAL, which offers (sometimes), an inside or outside match. Only consideration is sex/ smoking/non smoking. Had one with Princess10-12 yrs. ago. Even Celbrity did them at one time. X agent said they were disastrous. Had good experience on a share on a "hosted" singles cruise done on Celebrity.
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Do any of the cruiselines offer roommate matching? How/where does one go to find a roommate for a cruise?
Click here http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=21 for the Cruise Critic article titled Fun Facts: Solo Cruising. Note the section titled Consider sharing a cabin.
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Old October 27th, 2010, 01:22 AM
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As a cruise newbie, I was completely surprised that practically nobody offers that service anymore.

What a world! Not great for the single at all.
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Old October 27th, 2010, 09:39 AM
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Its a fact singles/solos are a very small % of the mix. I have read 1-2%, which is probably true.More females than males. Try a "hosted singles cruise", available online. Some great itins on current offerings. You can dine with them only or participate in their events. Pricing seems to have come down also; less than paying SS to sail solo in a cabin .Also nice are the separate hosted cruises for younger vs. older cruisers.
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Old October 27th, 2010, 10:44 AM
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Too bad there is no place to go to look for a Roommate outside of a Hosted cruise.

Or is there someplace to go to look for cruise roommates?

I know this CC forbids it...(no personals looking for roommates)

What about craigslist?
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If someone is wanting to give a link to answer a specific question can that be done in a private message?

And if you guys let the "Hosted" singles companies advertize here why can't we say their names? I mean i am looking at one of their banners right now at the top of the page...

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Cruise lines realized that there were just too many problems with offering to match singles for cruises. I've been on more than 30 cruises as a solo, and I would never, ever take the chance of getting the roommate from hell and ruining an expensive cruise. As for Craig's List, no way on God's green earth would I ever try that. There are just too many wackos and weirdos who post on that place and I would never, ever trust anything from that site. Would you like to wind up with some wack-job of a roommate for a week? Someone who'd steal from you, want to "entertain" every night so that you can't have access to your cabin? How about getting stuck with an ugly drunk? No way will I pay for any vacation and room with a stranger. It was tough enough in college, no way I'm doing that as an adult.
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I know this isn't the perfect answer, but it helped me. I found a site and roomie off these several times! www.travelcompanionexchange.com and www.travbuddy.com. TCE has a free 6 month trial right now and travbuddy costs 9.99. Theres a ****load of members with a great roomie search engine. Hollllaa.
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