What is the best Cruise Company for 30-40 years olds who like to enjoy themselves
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Do you prefer dressy dinners with excellent food or prefer dressing down and good but rather mediocre grub? Sophisticated, refined decor or the Mall of America of the Seas? PA announcements hawking bingo, pool games and the like, or solitude? Does the itenerary matter? Lots of kids or more adult like?
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sorry . We enjoy partying, drinking, dancing, eating, did I say partying. Not to thrilled about solitude or bingo or anything else that does not include a frosty beverage or some food line.Drinking and partying...................... then Carnival is right up your alley.
Just wondering what everyone thought about specific companies for cruises. We are both 35-40. We both like parties and dancing, not too thrilled about sitting around and watching the boat move or boring stuff(to us). ThanksNot too thrilled about sitting around watching the boat move?!
LOL! That's just TOO funny.. Was this an experience from a previous cruise?
I just can't help but ask!
I can't think of one place other than HAL where you 'sit and watch the boat move' as not too much else on HAL does! But that's coming from someone who is not HAL sail age. I am sure to them, they're just speeding along!
They're correct, Carnival is known for it's lively vegas style drinking partying crowd. But so are the short RCC cruises, like to the Bahamas and stuff like that. Try one of the nicer larger Carnival ships. You should be able to get variety plus partying there.
Take a walk outside your mind.
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Norwegian (Dawn)our favorite ship: Freestyle Dining eating where and when you want choosing from many restaurants on ship-- Italian, Mexican, French, Steak House, Chinese, Japanese, American, English Pub, BBQ, Buffets, NY Deli, etc. (Loved the rice and lomein in Blue Lagoon.)
Great Band in Main Lounge Every Night w/smoking & non-smoking sections.
(60's-present) Variety of music each night was fun for every age group.
Movie Cinema was very popular. Most ships don't have one.
Casino was larger than most ships and had a hallway for those who didn't want to go through casino to Theater each night.
2 for 1 DRINKS AFTER 11PM. Buy a 12 pack and pay for a 6pack. Our refrig. was full. Other cruiselines only offer a drink of the day.
Royal Caribbean: Beautifully deocrated ships. Excellent Entertainment.
Lots of athletic activities: miniature golf, rock climbing wall, etc. Looking forward to upcoming cruise in October on newer Jewel of the Seas because they will offer a couple more dining options than our last RCL cruise. Negative: I get sick of eating in the same dining room with the same waiter and same guests on a 10 day cruise. Royal Caribbean definetely needs to add more restaurants for those guests who get bored with the one dining room and only have the buffet as an option.
Carnival: Definetely caters to younger people than older people. Best pizzeria w/caesar salad and ice cream 24 hours. Casino on our next Carnival (Triump) cruise is reportedly one of the largest casinos on ships.
Carnival's Entertainment is usally rated #1 by the Travel Channel on their review of cruiselines. Our last Carnival cruise had Kareoke every night from 10-midnight. We missed that on our last Royal Caribbean cruise. They only had it once or twice.
Compare prices, ports of call, #sea days, and restaurant options. Try a different line each year and see which you like best.
I don't know any 30-40 year olds who DON'T like to enjoy themselves...
..but my vote goes for Voyager class!
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sorry . We enjoy partying, drinking, dancing, eating, did I say partying. Not to thrilled about solitude or bingo or anything else that does not include a frosty beverage or some food line.Consider a ship with a good gym.
Consider a ship with a good gym.
lol been on 4 cruises on my way to number 5 and will never set foot in the gym.
I actually would like to hide by the exit doors of the gyms and hit everyone that comes out of it with a stick.
Consider a ship with a good gym.The only thing I use the gym for during vacation is to watch cute, buff guys work out.
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