Best cruise for single women 42 years old

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Which cruise line offers the most for single cruisers? Solo cruisers?

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#1
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Hi, I am looking for the best sinlges cruise, where there will be lots of single available professional successsful men, 38-50 year old.
I want the cruise to be in the luxury line.
I want to be able to meet men on this cruise./
#2
La Marque, TX
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Originally posted by drblueeyes143
Hi, I am looking for the best sinlges cruise, where there will be lots of single available professional successsful men, 38-50 year old.
I want the cruise to be in the luxury line.
I want to be able to meet men on this cruise./
Perhaps you will find the information you seek in the Cruise Critic article titled Best Cruise Lines for Solo Travelers at http://www.cruisecritic.com/articles.cfm?ID=419.

Hope this information will be helpful!
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Moon Township, Pa
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Originally posted by drblueeyes143
Hi, I am looking for the best sinlges cruise, where there will be lots of single available professional successsful men, 38-50 year old.
I want the cruise to be in the luxury line.
I want to be able to meet men on this cruise./
I've cruised all the luxury lines and eligible men and luxury lines are mutually exclusive. The only single men I've seen on the luxury lines are age 70 and older. I don't think you're going to find any line, be it a mass market or luxury, where you're going to find "lots of single available professional successful men, 38-50". Sorry but that just does not exist on a cruise. To be very frank, men in that category are either married, gay, or if they're not married they are looking for a girl in her 20's or early 30's. Sorry, but that's reality. I will just recommend taking the cruise you find the most interesting and not set yourself up for disappointment when there are few, if any, single men on that cruise.
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Albany, NY
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I would suggest that you check out the travel agencies that specialize in singles cruises (do a google search for "singles cruise" and you will find them). I've been on 5 singles cruises so far and had a great time on each of them (BTW I'm a 41-year old single woman) -- lots of single, professional men. They're not usually booked on the luxury lines so you decide what's more important -- the men or the ship?

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I am on the Carnival Liberty on june 13th cruise, I booked with a company, I have never sailed solo where I didn't go with any friends so I thought I would try it this time. I would consider myself a professional 43y.o. and definately successful. I think the reason I haven't gone single more times other than being married and doing other vacations is that I wonder what the women feel about the single guys and how they react, I can't say that I am a player because thats laughable but sure I would like to meet some nice girl/lady and have an enjoyable week of sun and fun and doing some excursions together and what happens responsibly happens and what dosen't is fine too but I think it is just a hard thing to do for some people to meet and so call date in a short length of time without the guy feeling like he may be taking advantage of a lady. thats my 2 cents worth...maybe worth one cent..Craig
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Originally posted by cruisininva
I would suggest that you check out the travel agencies that specialize in singles cruises (do a google search for "singles cruise" and you will find them). I've been on 5 singles cruises so far and had s next cruise a great time on each of them (BTW I'm a 41-year old single woman) -- lots of single, professional men. They're not usually booked on the luxury lines so you decide what's more important -- the men or the ship?

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Even at 30 yrs old, I cruise all the time and cant find this type of man. They are either golddiggers, gay, married or just looking for sex. Buuutttt....I did find a roommate on www.travelchums.com for this next cruise who happens to be single and equally successful. Looking forward to at least saving $$$ and making a friend, while maintaining my freedom to meet others on board....worth a shot
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Joined Jul 2009
Originally posted by iamscifi
I'm on splendor 5/17/09.. we could have been immature together...
Wow, If you could have just waited until Aug 22 on the Glory.... You might have been pleasantly surprised
#13
LOS ANGELES, CA, US
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Originally posted by drblueeyes143
Hi, I am looking for the best sinlges cruise, where there will be lots of single available professional successsful men, 38-50 year old.
I want the cruise to be in the luxury line.
I want to be able to meet men on this cruise./
I think your request is rather unrealistic. Most of the luxury line (Crystal, Seaborn, Silverseas, Cunard) are going to cater to retired single guys 70+. You should just book a single's group cruise. Most of them are on the mainstream upscale cruise lines like RCCL, Carnival & Princess. Although they might not be in the luxury category there should be plenty of guys in your age range who are professional types.
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Originally posted by COMBOY
. You should just book a single's group cruise. Most of them are on the mainstream upscale cruise lines like RCCL, Carnival & Princess. Although they might not be in the luxury category there should be plenty of guys in your age range who are professional types.
I agree, there some single men on the mainstream lines. I know this because I am one of them. Sometimes I have been on longer cruises where the single men out number the single women (case in point, my last TA on the INDY this spring). That comment was made to me by married women in our large CC group. Even if you don't meet that single guy you are looking for there are plenty of nice couples to make friends with and have a good time. Over the years I have made a lot of great friends on cruises.
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Heart of Texas
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It would be great to meet Mister perfect on a cruise but I have to agree with some of the other posters. I have not seen very many single men on my past cruises, but I was married at the time and may have missed seeing them. I will be going on my first solo cruise next spring and I just plan on enjoying myself and make new friends and who knows maybe mister perfect could be one of them....I tend to agree with corey7, a week of sun and fun with a new found friend would be a wonderful vacation
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The only single men of that age range that I've spotted on a cruise were the crew!
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If your goal in cruising is to meet "lots of single available professional successsful men, 38-50 year old", you probably need to re-think your vacation plans. You may be better off staying home and attend a Harvard alumni mixer.

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Mt Pleasant SC
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Joined Aug 2006
Well, I do know of one cruise where there will be a single, available, professional, and successsful man... He is 49 and will be traveling solo, and he just happens to be VERY good looking ... He's not mister perfect, but pretty darn close... And he is not gay, not that there's anything wrong with that...If anyone happens to be on board the Serenade of the Seas sailing on Dec 12 you may run into him.
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I may just have to think about changing my upcoming cruise or just book another in December on the Serenade of the Seas...MrBreeze sounds like a fun vacation companion!!!
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Originally posted by TSUmom
I may just have to think about changing my upcoming cruise or just book another in December on the Serenade of the Seas...MrBreeze sounds like a fun vacation companion!!!

There you go, see there are some single men on the mainstream lines. Best of luck to you meet some friends that last for many years as I have.
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