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Joined Jan 2006
Hey, how about this cruise: 108 days, visiting 42 ports in 26 countries on five continents.
The price tag? $53,745 for a 295-square foot Category A suite to $254,745 for a Grand Suite measuring 1,135 square feet, with three private verandas (price is per person on double occupancy cabin)

Here is all the information on this ultimate cruise
Moon Township, Pa
23,173 Posts
Joined Oct 2000
Look at it this way: Crystal's current world cruise costs $250,000 per person for their Crystal Penthouse. I cannot imagine a half a million for a couple. That would buy two houses for most people. For the lowest category cabin, without balcony, the cost is nearly $50K.

But, you cannot beat the food and service on Seabourn. I've done 5 cruises on Seabourn ships and it's by far the best. And, Seabourn cruises are all inclusive, so no bar bills. And, they include many shore excursions, so that saves a lot of money.
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Joined Jul 2004
Originally posted by smoothdancer
Can you imangine... Not that I could ever afford that, but when you think about it.... At the 54K range we are talking arounf 500.00 per person per day, and if compared to a five star hotel, add in upscale dining, it is not out of the question for someone of means...
Isn't $500 or more per day about the going rate for luxuary lines? If I find one for $350 or so on Silversea, I get excited. I just wish I could take the time to go on a world cruise, or you are right, my daughter might want the money to pay off her mortgage.
Savaneta, Aruba
262 Posts
Joined May 2008
Originally posted by Winchester Ranger
108 days on a ship, I don't think so. One or two weeks is great, but FIFTEEN weeks sounds like a jail sentence.
That would be a VERY NICE prison.

I used to spend lots of time on a tugboat. It can get a little close from time to time, especially in the winter when you can't spend your free time on deck without FREEZING.
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Novelist, Pilot
88,576 Posts
Joined Jul 2000
Originally posted by Winchester Ranger
108 days on a ship, I don't think so. One or two weeks is great, but FIFTEEN weeks sounds like a jail sentence.
My wife and I have been fortunate to have taken World Cruises in 2007 and 2008. Each one was approximately 108 days in length. It was a wonderful opportunity for us. Many years ago when someone mentioned the idea of a world cruise we too wondered how one could stay on a ship for so long. So, prior to this we went on a ship for about 30 days and enjoyed it so much that we made the decision to take a world cruise. Words cannot truly describe what a wonderful experience this was. Rather than thinking of it as a cruise, it was an adventure.

Arlington, TX
370 Posts
Joined Sep 2005
Hi Keith -

We agree with you ... 108 sounds wonderful. As you can see from our signature, we are working our way up to a world cruise.

28 days around So. America was fantastic. Now, we are excited about our 35-day cruise this summer.

And, we are looking into 50 and 60 day cruises for next year! Within a few years we will be ready for that 108-day voyage!

Isn't retirement great?? We love it ... and cruising makes it so much better!
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Liz & Richard

Infinity, Sept. 25, 2016

Previous cruises:
Solstice B2B2B2B, Jan 27 - March 22, 2015
Eclipse, Nov. 17, 2012
Century, April 20, 2012
Constellation: June 25, July 9 & July 21, 2011
Millennium, 7-02-10
Grandeur of the Seas, 12-7-09
Celebrity Solstice, 12-7-08
HAL Maasdam, 7-5-08 (35 days)
Celebrity Galaxy, 1-14-08
HAL Oosterdam, 8-25-07
Infinity B2B, So. America, 2-25-07 & 3-11-07
NCL Dream, 11-25-06
Freedom of the Seas, 10-15-06 (Cruise Critic 10th anniversary Grand Prize winners!!)
Celebrity Infinity, Dec. '05
Celebrity, Galaxy, Sept. '04
Celebrity, Horizon, Feb. '04
RCL, Rhapsody, Nov. '03
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