Taking a cruise is an excellent vacation offering fun in the sun, gourmet dining and lots of fruity boat drinks with paper umbrellas. The staff and crew will take care of your every need leaving you with nothing to do but relax by the pool, rejuvenate at the spa or try your hand at the casino.
Royal Caribbean and Carnival are the two major cruise lines in the U.S. market. Both offer passengers extraordinary vacations but which line is better for you? Without a doubt, you could enjoy an excellent time with either company. However, there are subtle differences between the lines that might make one or the other more suited to your refined and exacting tastes.
Encouraging travelers that any adventure is possible with its tagline “Why not?”, Royal Caribbean has much to offer for those who are looking for an active vacation. Its ships offer onboard innovations such as a rock climbing walls, miniature golf courses, ice skating rinks, and flow rider surfing pools. The line’s entertainment features Broadway style production numbers that are sure to please. Royal Caribbean’s loyalty program, the Crown and Anchor Society, offers excellent benefits for repeat travelers and provides the bonus of reciprocity with its sister line, Celebrity Cruises.
Carnival boasts that its fleet is filled with the “fun ships.” The atmosphere onboard is often a non-stop party to the wee hours of the morning. From music by the pool to drinking and dancing at the clubs and lounges in the evening, the good times keep rolling. The décor and production numbers help to propel the mood with bold furnishings and Las Vegas style live shows. Carnival has removed the pretentiousness from the grand old ocean cruises of yesteryear, creating an environment that promotes fun for all.
Whether you book a sailing with Royal Caribbean or Carnival, you will surely have a memorial getaway that will leave you yearning for your next cruise vacation.