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Some Photos of the Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line's Grand Celebration


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Hello everyone,

 

I have some exterior photos of the Grand Celebration docked in Freeport, Bahamas. As most probably now, the ship is now sailing under Bahamas Paradise Cruise Lines. These pictures were sent to me by a close family member and these photos are on my blog (I don't know how to upload photos to this site even after reading a tutorial). Here are the photos:

http://www.embarkandaway.com/general-cruise-blog/seeing-the-grand-celebration-former-carnival-ship-in-freeport

 

Enjoy! Sorry they are only exterior photos, but I hope to someday cruise on the ship to get a good view of the interior!

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Hello everyone,

 

I have some exterior photos of the Grand Celebration docked in Freeport, Bahamas. As most probably now, the ship is now sailing under Bahamas Paradise Cruise Lines. These pictures were sent to me by a close family member and these photos are on my blog (I don't know how to upload photos to this site even after reading a tutorial). Here are the photos:

http://www.embarkandaway.com/general-cruise-blog/seeing-the-grand-celebration-former-carnival-ship-in-freeport

 

Enjoy! Sorry they are only exterior photos, but I hope to someday cruise on the ship to get a good view of the interior!

 

Thanks for the photos. It doesn't look like it docks where the Celebration used to. I wonder if they give you a tram ride over to the original dock.

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she is definitely not in the same slip as the BC was. I also noticed that they aren't using the old gangway . So we will be disembarking on the starboard instead of the port side. I don't know if there is a cement walk to get to the customs area?:confused:

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After all the excitement and buildup by several of us here, the ship has been operating for 3 weeks. We only have one review? I am curious to know about the changes in entertainment, on board shopping, specialty restaurants available, casino, cleanliness of ship and decor....basically everything....anybody out there care to share?

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It seems like she's being used mostly to entice time share customers and infrequent (or new) cruisers. So that could explain the lack of reviews since this site caters mostly to frequent travelers. We're still waiting for a good deal to justify the trip down, but I'm definitely still excited about going on BP. I'll have a full pictorial afterward.

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I'll go on this ship someday if I can get a really good rate. Then I will write a full review with pictures. However, the rates don't seem to be coming down and I am already too busy for this year so I guess I won't have time to go.

The Groupon deal was $199 for 2 people in an inside cabin. That's basically $50 per person per night. I don't think you can expect anything lower than that.

 

BobK/Orlando

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The Groupon deal was $199 for 2 people in an inside cabin. That's basically $50 per person per night. I don't think you can expect anything lower than that.

 

BobK/Orlando

 

You're right about it not getting much cheaper. I should start doing some research, but the biggest expense for me would be flying in or driving.

This something I really want to try in the future, especially since it was a former Carnival ship.

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I see lots of reviews for the prior line - I have a cruise booked through the groupon deal for March 31st - setting it up was an exhausting exercise, but I'll post a review when I get back....

 

When I see those offers on grouping I often wonder how it was booking. Will you add that info in your review?

 

Sent from my PantechP9070 using Tapatalk 2

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I had no trouble booking via the Groupon. Purchased the window cabin deal for $239.00 flat rate and printed the Groupon. Within a day I called the cruise line's customer service number that was on the Groupon and had no trouble redeeming it for a window cabin on the sailing that I wanted, a Friday/Saturday night combination. Hold time was about 10 minutes. Paid the taxes of $61.78 per person to the cruise line. I declined prepayment of gratuities as I'll let them put that on my shipboard account.

 

BobK/Orlando

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