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Is the Mega Ship Cruise Experience for You?

The Oasis of the Seas May Not be For Everyone

After reading this news article from USA Today Cruise Log on the Oasis of the Seas, one of Royal Caribbean’s new mega ships, I find that I am definitely of the belief that "bigger is not always better".

USA Today Cruise Log

As a Travel Consultant and veteran of many cruises, I have found that sailing on the newest and biggest cruise ship doesn't always provide passengers with the best cruise experience. It all depends on what you are looking for. If you want to pay high prices to sail with almost 6000 other people and wait in line for boarding, dining, nonstop entertainment and activities and almost never have a view of the ocean unless you have an OUTSIDE BALCONY cabin, then this ship and her sister Allure of the Seas is for you. On the other hand, if you are looking for a more relaxed, traditional style of cruise vacation, then there are numerous, smaller, less expensive options out there for you. On every cruise I ever been on, my favorite experience is standing out on my balcony or at the railing on the top deck of the ship, listening to the sound of the ocean waves as the ship glides out to sea. There is something to be said for quiet peacefulness, especially if you are particularly stressed in everyday life. Yes, I do enjoy deck parties, pool games and Broadway type shows in the lounge, but I don't like crowds and lines and having to wait on my vacation. So I am very, very happy that there are cruise ships that cater to people like me. Which type of cruise lover are you?


Gerrilyn Grant Gipson Esq.
M & E Unlimited Travel Services
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Posted by Gerriv 12:13

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