Celebration Cruise & Time Share Scam: Bahamas Celebration Cruise Review by MRAinGA
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Celebration Cruise & Time Share Scam
Embarkation: Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
Celebration is a bare bones cruise ship. I've been on the Big Red Boat, Carnival and WindJammer cruises in the past. Celebration provides a try small cabin, decent food, simple entertainment- but don't expected flash or grandeur of larger operations. Do expect $24 pp housekeeping & wait staff fee, $12pp debarkation fee, $18 pp fuel charge, 15% gratuity on each drink. and $16 per day parking fee(valet). Also- $17 pp transportation fee round trip to/from cruise ship to resort
the 2 night 3 day resort at Grand Lucaya- was very nice- if you like resort type atmosphere. We also encountered additional resort fees- $70 worth- no room service or bar- strictly grounds fees (energy charge was one).
We spoke with other guests and most agreed that we will never take this type of vacation again- we ended spending more money than we expected- practically 50% more and we felt like nomads. The time share presentation was very abrasive and aggravating (1:30-5:30 afternoon wasted). Take the cruise without taking on an other packages- for first timers it's decent way to know if you like cruising or not. Less