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May 30th, 2017, 08:32 AM
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Best cruise ship for solo cruise to Alaska?

Hello. I'm planning a last minute trip for myself and want to do an Alaskan cruise. I've always wanted to see this, and I have some time I want to make use of. I'm a single woman, mid-40s, and want to make sure that whatever cruise I take has good activities/classes, lectures, shows, and offers some flexibility for the single cruiser. I've looked at RCL, Celebrity, Princess, NCL, but I am overwhelmed and thought I should come ask the experts. Any recommendations on which cruise line to go with? Thank you!
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May 30th, 2017, 09:12 PM
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Can't really help with most of your questions, but NCL (at least on one of their ships that I am familiar with) has single cabins that a solo traveler does not have to pay a premium for.
The downside of these cabins are they are quite small interior cabins. The upside is that on the ship I am familiar with, they are all grouped together and they have social activities and lounges geared for the single travelers.
I would suggest you go go to cruisecritic.com and dig deeper there as to what these ships might offer.
good luck and enjoy your travels
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May 31st, 2017, 03:33 AM
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I heartily agree w/giro. I have taken a few NCL cruises. They have a hostess in the single cabin lounge in the
evenings & some folks gather to dine together.

Be forwarned that all ship excursions are expensive as are the taxes.

Your best bet is to take a hard look at cruisecritic.com which has a plethora of info & once you register for free you may post your queries on the appropriate ship board.
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