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Have a great trip.
The Miracle is my favorite of the ships I've been...
The Miracle is my favorite of the ships I've been on, too EXCEPT for the ugly grapes in the MDR. I wish they'd make more Spirit class ships. There were so many nice places to hang out on the ship...
Fortunately I was able to sit for my last muster...
Fortunately I was able to sit for my last muster drill. I can't stand for even 10-15 minutes anymore.
I always find myself looking for the "like"...
I always find myself looking for the "like" button when I read posts like yours. We don't get to cruise often either and for me planning and looking forward to it is half the fun. We love St....
My grandsons were 4 and 6 when we cruised on the...
My grandsons were 4 and 6 when we cruised on the Ecstasy in June. That's a much smaller, older ship than either of the ones you're considering and they had a great time in Camp Carnival (or Camp...
Twice have had the aft wrap balcony on deck 7 of...
Twice have had the aft wrap balcony on deck 7 of the Triumph and loved the room. Great size and layout. Windows aft and side. Nice big balcony and the side portion of the balcony is covered so you...
Been on the Triumph twice, once with just my...
Been on the Triumph twice, once with just my husband and once with most of our adult kids, and loved it both times. Kids loved it too. Cruised on the Ecstasy in June with all of our kids and...
Watching right now on TV. Very scary. Wishing and...
Watching right now on TV. Very scary. Wishing and praying for safety for all.
We always pay the gratuities and then give our...
We always pay the gratuities and then give our wait staff and cabin steward extra on the last night. But I think if they raise the auto gratuities significantly they will run the risk of more folks...
We haven't been lucky enough to make it to Alaska...
We haven't been lucky enough to make it to Alaska yet, but I keep pestering my husband about it. He feels that he is "Caribbeaned out" and doesn't really have an interest in cruising the Caribbean...
It won't matter. I was on the Ecstasy, one of the...
It won't matter. I was on the Ecstasy, one of the smallest ships, in June and was in terrible pain from arthritis and could barely walk. I wished I had a scooter. My husband refused to let me bring a...
We actually enjoy a string quartet or classical...
We actually enjoy a string quartet or classical music in the atrium. There are so many other venues where other music is played. It's nice to have a little variety.

But I am disappointed to learn...
Not good at all. And since their web site is...
Not good at all. And since their web site is often problematic, outsourcing IT is going to only make it worse. This really irritates me.
Yes. The one time my husband put his CPAP in his...
Yes. The one time my husband put his CPAP in his suitcase and checked it for a flight, his suitcase did not arrive and when he got it back the CPAP was damaged. Never again. It is too expensive,...
I'm so sorry for the loss of your boyfriend. I...
I'm so sorry for the loss of your boyfriend. I hope you get this worked out.
Great review with valuable insight and...
Great review with valuable insight and information.

My husband and I aren't drinkers, but we still appreciate having a table to rest a soft drink on during the shows. So they removed the tables,...
The Carnival Spirit class ships are my favorite,...
The Carnival Spirit class ships are my favorite, but I'm not keen on those ports. I've never cruised with an infant, and usually I'd vote for the longer cruise, but perhaps with your infant, a...
I've never been on Celebrity, but as someone who...
I've never been on Celebrity, but as someone who has only cruised Carnival, I was disappointed in the Ecstasy. We live less than 2 hours from Charleston and thought this would be a nice change to not...
You have a beautiful family! Thanks for sharing...
You have a beautiful family! Thanks for sharing your experience. The Spirit class ships are my favorites, too.
I've only done land based vacations to Hawaii,...
I've only done land based vacations to Hawaii, but have been several times. There is so much to see and I doubt you could really see a lot just stopping for a day here and there. But that said, you...
Thanks for sharing your cruise with us. When I...
Thanks for sharing your cruise with us. When I saw your name, I was happy that you were having another wonderful experience and I knew you'd have pictures for all of us who wouldn't be able to do the...
Just looking at the deck plans, the cabins on...
Just looking at the deck plans, the cabins on deck 6 seem to be the largest and the ones on deck 8 appear smaller. We have had the aft wrap on deck 7 on the Triumph twice and it was our favorite...
On our first cruise, our excursion in Cozumel was...
On our first cruise, our excursion in Cozumel was canceled. We were going to see the Mayan ruins at Tulum, but they said the conditions were too bad for the boat to the mainland. It rained all day...
We've done the aft wrap balcony on deck 7 of the...
We've done the aft wrap balcony on deck 7 of the Triumph twice. It was my favorite cabin. Having the wrap around allowed us to get some shade during the day. It is quite hot out there. But we loved...
Thanks for the pics. That was what I was hoping...
Thanks for the pics. That was what I was hoping to find in this thread. We will be on the Ecstasy with our whole family in June.