IMHO, I tend to justify my length of travel to the port of choice the deciding factor on length of cruise. If I'm spending more money to get to a port, I want to make the most of my cruise time (7-14 days) When I cruised out of Vancouver (I live 1 hr away), I only took a 4 day get-a-way cruise.
Pacific Princess Sept/01 - Family in Pacific Northwest
RCI Radiance Of The Seas April/06 - 25th Annversary in Panama Canal
HA Volendam Sept/06 - Dad's Surprise in Alaska
Crown Princess April/07 - Fun In The Sun in Eastern Caribbean
RCI Brilliance Of The Seas March/08 - Here We Go Again
RCI Vision Of The Seas Dec/08 - Joining Sis On Her Redneck Honeymoon in Mexico