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Old June 5th, 2006, 06:01 AM
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Default Carnival Legend balcony sizes reg or extended

Booked a reg 8F balcony on the Carnival Legend verandah deck. Can anyone tell me if its a good size balcony for 2 people or cramped and cant move around.? Would an extended balcony have that much more room??? Just wondering if 2 people would find a reg balcony just fine size wise??? Thanks.

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Depends on the location of the balcony.

here is an extended balcony on the aft. http://community.webshots.com/photo/...62547426xGRsek

here is an extended balcony on deck 6 mid ship.
http://community.webshots.com/photo/...62547426CKyqeR
which are 8E

What st he price difference to move?
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Old June 5th, 2006, 01:14 PM
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Depends on the location of the balcony.

here is an extended balcony on the aft. http://community.webshots.com/photo/...62547426xGRsek

here is an extended balcony on deck 6 mid ship.
http://community.webshots.com/photo/...62547426CKyqeR
which are 8E

What st he price difference to move?
Do you have a photo of just a reg Legend balcony????

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Do you have a photo of just a reg Legend balcony????

Dan
http://community.webshots.com/photo/...69465722INxXFA

http://community.webshots.com/photo/...57125515ZktMPV


http://community.webshots.com/photo/...13971235eHPylO



If you can down grade to a 7a see of 5236 is available- that balcony is huge-- you can see out great--jsut not look down since the life boats are in the way. (check the deck plans to see the long balcony.

or if upgrading... 7258

or any cabin across the aft.
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Serene 56, I see you were in cabin 6264 on the Legend. I was just thinking of booking that one and was wondering if you would recommend it? I have booked balcony guarantees on both of my other cruises and have had nice upgrades, the first we were upgraded to a suite and the second we were on the Panarama deck so I am a little uneasy about booking a specific cabin. Any advice would be appreciated.
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Considering my first 4 cruises i was not ever upgraded - not even one deck- i pick my cabin now. I dont think i like not knowing where I was gonna be and dont like taking the chance of being somewhere that I know I wont like. (although on most ships it doesnt matter)
I also book my cruises over 15 months in advance and swear that is why I dont get upgraded-- people who have paid the most get upgraded first.

I like the aft-- I prefer the aft after having a side balcony on the Liberty last cruise. I hated it and its not for me.
The balconies on the aft are bigger then the sides. The balcony allows me to see both sides..and if I am lucky the ship backs into port and I can sit on my balcony and watch the people hurry back to the ship.
SOmetimes it pulls in and I see water.

The balcony is warm and we dont get oceanbreezes but the hall is quiet as people do not go where they dont have to. Its a longer walk to the stairs but on each cruise I have not gained anything

The cabins are basically the same size as what you can get on the side.
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serene56,
Wow you are a wealth of cruise knowledge. Still didnt see a reg balcony balcony. I am on the verrandah deck of the Legend, 8F mid ship. reg balcony state room. Got a pic of those???

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Dan-- there are thousands of photos on this site.. have you checked out cruiseclues??

http://cruiseclues.com/shipstips/carnivallegend.htm

I looked on webshots and didnt find anything.. I ran out of time

Try this-- www.google.com type in carnival Legend and the cabin #

and see what you get.. try various cabin #s to see if ya get any hits.

do the same on www.webshots.com


I found it funny today that most people do not take photos of their balcony and if they posted them its only of the wrap around ones.
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Dan-- there are thousands of photos on this site.. have you checked out cruiseclues??

http://cruiseclues.com/shipstips/carnivallegend.htm

I looked on webshots and didnt find anything.. I ran out of time

Try this-- www.google.com type in carnival Legend and the cabin #

and see what you get.. try various cabin #s to see if ya get any hits.

do the same on www.webshots.com


I found it funny today that most people do not take photos of their balcony and if they posted them its only of the wrap around ones.


I had not thought of those web sites. Thanks serene56.

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I looked through lots of pics last night dan.. ANd people jsut dont take pics of their balconies..and the cabins they do post..they dont give a cabin number or ship most times.
So when searching those sites use a lot of different wordings.
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