Go Back   Cruise Reviews Forums > Cruise Lines > Princess Cruises
Register Forgot Password?
New! Use your Facebook, Google, AIM & Yahoo accounts to securely log into this site, click logo to login  
Search

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 03-24-2007, 09:44 PM
tesi's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 43
Default
Does anyone know why the Princess line is no longer going to sail from Galveston after this Spring? I am so disappointed.
__________________
Free Cruise Tickers
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 03-25-2007, 10:24 AM
BJS BJS is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Fresno, CA
Posts: 124
Default
Have no idea but can only guess that it is either some financial matter with the port or the cruises from Galveston are not selling as well as from other ports.

I know the first year or so many, many Texans sailed on the Grand when she moved to Galveston but how many are now doing so? For the rest of us flying into Huston and then having to get to Galveston is expensive and quite a trip compared to FLL. Personally we found the port experience the worst of any we have sailed out of and have avoided any cruises from there since.
__________________




Future cruises:
Star Princess - Dec. 2007-Rome- TA
Crown Princess- May 2008 TA & Baltics
Pacific Princess-Nov. 2008-Holy Land & Egypt
Diamond Princess- Apr. 2009 Asia- Bangkok to Whittier
Past cruises:
Golden Princess-2007-Alaska
Sea Princess-2005 Canada/New England
Diamond Princess- 2005 Mexican Riviera
Star Princess- 2004 x2 Med. Venice to Barcelona/ Barcelona to Rome
Dawn Princess - 2004 x3- Southern Caribbean
Grand Princess- 2003 x2 W.Caribbean/ 2004 Panama
Sun Princess- 2003 Mexico
Tahitian Princess- 2003 Tahiti & Cook Islands
Royal Princess- 2003 x2- British Isles / Norwegian Fjords & Iceland
Island Princess- 2003 Panama Canal / 2007 Hawaii
Sky Princess- 2000 China & Orient
Sitmar's Fairwind - 1979 x2- Caribbean/Panama Canal
-------------------------------------------------
HAL-Amsterdam- 2004 Alaska
HAL Ryndam - 2001 x 2- S. America
------------------------------------------
Viking Spirit/Pride -2006 Budapest to Amsterdam
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 03-25-2007, 08:50 PM
f-mattox's Avatar  
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Costa Mesa, California
Posts: 4,740
Default
BJS, if many others feel like you, I think that's your answer.
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 03-26-2007, 09:39 AM
tesi's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 43
Default
I'm sorry that you all feel that way about Galveston. I have sailed out of there 4 times and have had no problems. We really enjoyed the Princess cruise, though, and would like to take another one soon.
__________________
Free Cruise Tickers
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 03-26-2007, 11:05 AM
Jim C.'s Avatar
Moderator
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: DFW, Texas
Posts: 5,113
Default
Pretty sure its a financial thing. Carnival brought in the Conquest after Katerina and the smaller ships of the other lines sailing from Galveston have been selling much cheaper then before. RCCL is pulling their smaller ships out this winter and putting the Voyager instead. Maybe Princess doesn't have a spare large ship to put port? NCL is in its last season with the Dream out of Port Houston...
__________________
================================================== ==========
Carnival Cruise Lines:
Fantasy 90, Celebration 95, Victory 05, Conquest 05, Spirit 6/06, Freedom 6/08, Holiday 7/08, Victory 6/09, Valor 9/09, Dream 6/10, Splendor 8/10,Conquest 8/11,
Magic 11/11,Triumph 4/12,Spirit 7/12,Freedom 11/12, Triumph 2/13 - The fire cruise, Magic 1/14, Freedom x 2 6/14

NCL Dream October 2006, RCCL Mariner OTS June 2007, Celebrity Silhouette 2013
 
Closed Thread

Tags
back, caribbean, cook, cruise, cruises, experience, galveston, holy, island, land, port, princess, reviews, royal, ship

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Question about Port of Galveston Port jlink Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 8 02-05-2008 02:49 PM
Galveston Port AllyGirl Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 2 05-12-2007 02:10 PM
Galveston Port cajungirl Carnival Cruise Line 4 01-20-2006 08:55 AM
Galveston port cajungirl Ports of Call Chat 2 01-18-2006 06:45 PM
Port of Galveston mpd215 General Cruise Chat 4 01-24-2004 05:58 PM


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On
 

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:41 PM.

Contact Us - Terms of Use - Cruise Reviews Home - Archive - Privacy Statement - Top

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.5.2