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Old 01-19-2009, 10:09 AM
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My husband I are looking at going on Carnival Freedom in October 2009. This will be cruise #2 for me and #1 for my husband. It is for his 50th bday and our anniversary. Want some input please.
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Old 01-19-2009, 10:38 AM
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What kind of info? That is a really open ended question.
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Old 01-19-2009, 11:00 AM
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Good food? Nice atmosphere? Things like that. This cruise is to San Juan, St. Thomas, Antigua, Tortola and Nassau. Have you been to any of these places?
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Old 01-19-2009, 11:38 AM
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What cruise line/ship/itinerary did you do for your first cruise?

Look here for a review of the Freedom from a couple weeks ago.
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Old 01-19-2009, 11:54 AM
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First one was on Royal Caribbean.
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Old 01-20-2009, 12:11 PM
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We just sailed on the Freedom in November (8 day down to Panama)

We had a blast. The food and service were fine.

I am not a big fan of larger ships....the Spirit class is my favorite class....but I also love the Splendor.

The Dream is going to be similar to the Splendor so it is another choice you might consider.

I hope you have a wonderful cruise.
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Old 01-20-2009, 12:34 PM
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We're looking at taking the Freedom in the Fall as well - haven't been on it but have heard good things - only complaint was with almost 4000 people on board there can be some waiting and crowded feeling. We were parked right next to her in Cozumel a week ago and everything looked awesome.

Need some cruise help?
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Old 01-20-2009, 10:32 PM
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We were on the freedom a year ago November from Rome to Florida. 4 ports then 8 days at sea. It was fine. We like all the Carnival ships. Must like Spirit because we have been on it 5 times. Liked Paradise (3) when it was non smoking. We have been on 22 Carnival cruises.

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Old 01-22-2009, 03:47 PM
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I cruised the Freedom and loved it, think it was her 1st sailing from the States. I think most cruises are busy during feeding hour. Best way to avoid line-ups is to go to the restaurant for lunch & breakfast and order off the menu. I was on the Destiny (out of Miami)in Nov for the 5 day and I don't think I have ever seen line-ups quite like it. Those people were definitely there to eat!!!
Enjoy your cruise I thought it was a beautiful ship.

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