Cruises Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Cruises activity »
  1. 1 Segway: Has anyone taken one of these port tours?
  2. 2 Alaska: Norwegian or Princess...
  3. 3 Best Blue Cruise in Marmaris-Turkey
  4. 4 Low water cruise complaints
  5. 5 Trip Report Trip report: Viking Portraits of Southern France
  6. 6 Best Food on Luxury Cruise Lines
  7. 7 Holland america oosterdam
  8. 8 No recourse for a change of itinerary
  9. 9 Trip Report Very disappointed with Viking River Cruises
  10. 10 Cruises survey
  11. 11 Advice on cruise: Boston to Bahams
  12. 12 Viking River Cruise - Pretty darn good!!
  13. 13 Cost of Alcoholic Beverages
  14. 14 Trip Report Antarctica Trip Report, March 2015, 10 Days
  15. 15 Trip Report Viking River Cruise Disappoints
  16. 16 Customer Experience Research - Short 2 minute Survey. Help Appreciated.
  17. 17 Viking Danube River Bus Tour
  18. 18 Trip Report Viking Review - Dont Buy the Hype
  19. 19 Viking Danube cruise: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
  20. 20 High and dry Viking River Cruises...
  21. 21 Trip Report Silversea the BEST
  22. 22 Trip Report Hats off to Viking
  23. 23 Viking River Cruise- Please Black list this company
  24. 24 Trip Report Gate 1 Cruise on Luftner’s Amadeus Silver – Substituted Bus Tour
  25. 25 Balcony on cheap cruise versus inside on more expensive cruise
View next 25 » Back to the top

decisions decisions ... advise please

Jump to last reply

Looking at booking a cruise for November/December but I must book before March 31 to take advantage of the deals. The destination is South Pacific.

Here are the choices:

Regent, 18 days, $9,000 per person, all inclusive, drinks, tips, excursions, pre & post hotel, ground transport including return air. You paid the piper and that's it. The cost is for a Concierge suite (The lowest price cabin is a regular suite and is sold out, and cost $8,000).

Oceania, 18 days, $6,800 per person, all inclusive just like Regent, except no pre & post hotel but includes return air and ground transport. The cost is for a Concierge Level Veranda (not a suite)

Celebrity, 14 days, $3,500 per person, plus $1,600 air per person for a total of $5,100; but have to add drinks, tips, excursions to the cost making it very close to the cost of the Regent. The cost is for an Aqua class cabin.

I have read mixed reviews on cc re Regent, some say it is over rated; there are multiple complaints about food quality and availability (dining room hours not adjusted on shore days leaving room services as the only choice?)

Comments anyone? Which one would give you the best bang for your bucks?

33 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.