Costa vs Royal Caribbean

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Costa vs Royal Caribbean

Postby celeste.chua » Tue Apr 02, 2013 3:13 pm

Hello folks!

We're cruise newbies - didn't think we'd actually enjoy cruising much, but a short trip on Star Virgo last year turns out pretty enjoyable! While the sons ran around enjoying the facilities and pool, hubby and I actually had time to ourselves :smile:

So now we are thinking of a second one for a short break... can anyone advise on Costa vs the Royal Caribbean cruises? The itineraries and port stops are all pretty similar, so I am looking for reviews re cabins / facilities onboard / food etc instead.

Very much appreciate your input and opinion! :)

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Re: Costa vs Royal Caribbean

Postby Dnls_mum » Tue Apr 02, 2013 7:35 pm

I have not been on costa, so can't comment. The best place to get reviews and feedback on cruises is www.cruisecritic.com

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Re: Costa vs Royal Caribbean

Postby celeste.chua » Wed Apr 03, 2013 9:23 am

Thanks Dnls_mum; I do know cruisecritic, but have found the information on it sorta irrelevant - very European and American centric.

Have you been on both Caribbean and Star Virgo then? How would compare them?

Much thanks!

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Re: Costa vs Royal Caribbean

Postby celeste.chua » Wed Apr 03, 2013 9:24 am

Thanks Dnls_mum; I do know cruisecritic, but have found the information on it sorta irrelevant - very European and American centric.

Have you been on both Caribbean and Star Virgo then? How would compare them?

Much thanks!

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Re: Costa vs Royal Caribbean

Postby Dnls_mum » Wed Apr 03, 2013 12:12 pm

celeste.chua wrote:Thanks Dnls_mum; I do know cruisecritic, but have found the information on it sorta irrelevant - very European and American centric.

Have you been on both Caribbean and Star Virgo then? How would compare them?

Much thanks!


I have taken both. Prefer the royal Caribbean to star cruise anytime. Royal Caribbean is higher class and better quality and service in my opinion. But to be fair, I went on their European and Alaskan cruise with royal Caribbean, while I took the superstar Virgo to Phuket.

Maybe because I generally do European cruises including river cruises, cruise critic has been a source of valuable information. But I suppose there is generally little reference to the Singapore SEA cruises that are targeted on the local market.

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Re: Costa vs Royal Caribbean

Postby Height00 » Mon Apr 29, 2013 12:01 am

Hi

I have been to Royal Carribian Cruise, I personnaly feel that it's a class way above Star Cruise. which was just a gambling ship.

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Re: Costa vs Royal Caribbean

Postby auntieM » Sun May 26, 2013 4:39 pm

Looking at a short trip this June and debating between Star Cruises or Costa.. .. Appreciate any feedback from recent trips.. :smile:

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Re: Costa vs Royal Caribbean

Postby bbmum05 » Tue Jun 04, 2013 9:18 am

I will be going to Costa cruise this coming Sat 8/Jun. Anyone same as me?
looking for someone to share private tour together.

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Anyone going Costa cruise this coming Sat 8/Jun?

Postby bbmum05 » Tue Jun 04, 2013 11:50 am

I will be going to Costa cruise this coming Sat 8/Jun. Anyone same as me?
looking for someone to share cab, private tour together.

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Re: Costa vs Royal Caribbean

Postby prischan » Thu Jun 06, 2013 9:02 am

Hi

Anyone has feedback on Royal Caribbean?

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