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Old 03-07-2013, 11:37 PM   #1
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Talking I am starting to fall in love all over again!

And this time, it's with the Fantasy!!!!

I didn't think that I could even LIKE a ship other than the Magic, but since we wanted to do a Caribbean cruise next summer, we chose the western Caribbean on the Fantasy. To say that I was a little disappointed that the Magic wouldn't be here is an understatement.

However, ever since booking the Fantasy last month, for May 2014, I've been checking out trip reports, reviews, and pictures. And I just watched about a a half hour's worth of videos on YouTube. The DIS has a wonderful series of videos taken aboard the Fantasy.

I'm seeing just enough familiarity from the Magic, combined with amazing changes on the Fantasy, that I am SOOOO excited about the cruise now!!

The Fantasy looks a bit more.... opulent... than the Magic. Anyway... I thought that no other ship would ever compare to my ocean "home" the Magic, but I think I was wrong.
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Old 03-07-2013, 11:44 PM   #2
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We were blown away by the Fantasy. It's the Ritz at sea. She is a beauty.
You will love her.
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Old 03-08-2013, 08:01 AM   #3
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I've been on all four ships and I love each for their own uniqueness. The classis ships are just that - classic. I enjoyed the Dream but I have to say that I enjoyed the Fantasy much better. Obviously the 7-day versus 4-day has something to do with that but there are subtle changes that I enjoyed more on the Fantasy. I actually loved the adult area more (except that I like Pink more than Oh La La). The Fantasy is beautiful and you can't help but love her - but she is much bigger!! So give yourself a little extra time to get from one end to the other!!
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We could not of had a better time on the Fantasy! So beautiful! Service was incredible!
Cabanas, Satalite Falls, Rainforest Room, and Europa are just some of the things that make it different from the Magic!
You'll love it!
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Old 03-08-2013, 08:42 AM   #5
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And this time, it's with the Fantasy!!!!

I didn't think that I could even LIKE a ship other than the Magic, but since we wanted to do a Caribbean cruise next summer, we chose the western Caribbean on the Fantasy. To say that I was a little disappointed that the Magic wouldn't be here is an understatement.

However, ever since booking the Fantasy last month, for May 2014, I've been checking out trip reports, reviews, and pictures. And I just watched about a a half hour's worth of videos on YouTube. The DIS has a wonderful series of videos taken aboard the Fantasy.

I'm seeing just enough familiarity from the Magic, combined with amazing changes on the Fantasy, that I am SOOOO excited about the cruise now!!

The Fantasy looks a bit more.... opulent... than the Magic. Anyway... I thought that no other ship would ever compare to my ocean "home" the Magic, but I think I was wrong.
Like a previous poster stated. Just the size of the ship is so crazy. I recommend that you book a room mid ship. Easy access to everything. I am a Magic and Wonder guy also. Of our 12 DCL cruises, 8 have been on the older ships. My preferred deck is deck 7 and I stay in room2 7570-7580 on almost every cruise just because of the location.

The video's don't do the ship justice. I am on the Fantasy next month, I will try to do a TR when I return.
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2012 - 4 Cruises: 2-Magic, 1-Fantasy, 1-Dream (non-traditional B2B Fantasy/Dream)
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2009 - 1 Cruise: Wonder
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Old 03-08-2013, 09:52 AM   #6
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We were on the Dream for only 3 nights right after Hurricane IRENE.
We love it but felt there were things that could be better...like more water areas.
Also, the 3 day was too quick and CC was cancelled so it was not the best experience.
Then, I see the changes they made with the Fantasy and I too have been hooked on the trip reports etc. I am dying to go on a 7 night on the Fantasy.....
I envy you.....

I would love to do concierge next time. That looks so opulent.

Dreaming of the Fantasy....
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