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Old 01-03-2015, 10:28 AM   #1
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We've had some stuff come up and can no longer go on our 4 night Bahama cruise. The semester for my SO's college starts earlier than we thought and we have a two week window between semesters. We can't afford to move it to another 4 night during that time or even during winter break, due to work black out dates and such. We could afford a 3 night in those two weeks but I have serious reservations about spending that much money for 2 days on a ship. It's only 2 of us going, two adults.

I'm looking for advice and/or other people's experience with the value of a 3 night cruise and whether or not it's worth then money and time?
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We've had some stuff come up and can no longer go on our 4 night Bahama cruise. The semester for my SO's college starts earlier than we thought and we have a two week window between semesters. We can't afford to move it to another 4 night during that time or even during winter break, due to work black out dates and such. We could afford a 3 night in those two weeks but I have serious reservations about spending that much money for 2 days on a ship. It's only 2 of us going, two adults.

I'm looking for advice and/or other people's experience with the value of a 3 night cruise and whether or not it's worth then money and time?
Your time is up to you and your priorities, I say three days on a ship is good.
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Old 01-03-2015, 11:10 AM   #3
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Is this your first DCL cruise?

Personally yes I think a 3 day is great as long as your are not on a whirlwind trip. We loved ours and it was what got us hooked. Take advantage of the first day and get there first thing and get on the ship asap. Also the key I think is adding a day or two in Orlando or surrounding beach area. Also book a 4 or 7 day while on board so you don't feel too bummed when getting off. lol
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Old 01-03-2015, 11:17 AM   #4
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There is nothing wrong with a 3 night sailing! Take advantage of it and enjoy it. I've done two "girls only" 3 night sailings and then also we went on the Magic after she was re-imagined for a 3 night sailing and I have no regrets at all. Sure the longer sailings are nice, but sometimes the budget and calendar says otherwise

As a matter of fact, next Spring Break, it was a HUGE difference in the 4 night Dream/Magic and the 3 night Magic so we booked the 3 night Magic - no brainer. We'll add the parks before and put that extra $1000 savings to good use.

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Three days are better than no days in my book. But you say you have serious reservations about it. That alerts me that maybe you are better off not going. However, I agree with the previous poster. Dont try to make a whirlwind out of it. If you go, go with relaxing in mind. Pick a few activities and dont try to do everything. You will have a much better time if you go into it with that type of attitude. Good luck on your decision
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I meant to say thanks a while ago but forgot, so thank you for your opinions!

I ended up deciding to go back to college as well and canceling tonight instead of going with the 3 night cruise, since for the amount of money we would have spent I can pay for a semester of classes
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