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OK, we are planning a bit in advance here. We are looking to do a one week Western Caribbean cruise in mid or late August 2011. We are past passengers on Carnival and RCI and have two upcoming cruises on NCL (Norwegian Sky and Pride of America). Our travel agent is a big RCI fan and is suggesting that we do either the Oasis of the Seas or the Allure of the Seas. I am not particularly wowed by the itinerary on the RCI cruises, and I have found RCI to be a very middle-of-the-road experience. I have to admit, though, that the features of these two ships are pretty amazing and enticing. The itinerary on the Carnival Dream is the best of them all, and we have had two very enjoyable cruises with Carnival. Our girls, age 6 and 4 now, love the Carnival children's program and have been begging to go back on the "Funship Freddie boat" again. The features on that ship also look really swell. We have not been on NCL yet, but we are looking forward to our upcoming cruises, and the Freestyle Crusing concept appeals to us. And the Epic looks like it will be a really incredible ship. We really like a lot of the features on the Epic. So we are torn. Does anyone have any suggestions or opinions to share? We'd be most grateful!booking either the oasis or allure in august will be expensive...personally, i'd book one of the other ships you're interested in and do the oasis/allure during an off peak time...
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OK, we are planning a bit in advance here. We are looking to do a one week Western Caribbean cruise in mid or late August 2011.Well since I am blown away by the new design of Oasis of the Seas, I have to pick RCCL. If finances are an issue, there is a talk somewhere on the boards on CC about a group cruise on this ship in 2011. Most of the time, their rates are better than what you would get trying to book on your own. I looked at the highlights for Carnival Dream and I really didn't see anything that different from some of the other ships that they have. JMHO