Short Weekend Cruises

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2 Night Europe Cruise
Departure Port: Southampton
Sailing Dates
2017 Aug 19 Oct 27 More
2018 Aug 10 Oct 14 Less
Cunard Line
Queen Mary 2 (QM2)
Pro: Drastically improved buffet restaurant; only kennels at sea; excellent specialty dining
Con: Poor quality of food in the main dining room hasn't been addressed
Bottom Line: QM2 retains its unique sense of occasion, melding tradition with fresh touches
Just celebrated its 10-year anniversary
Day 1 Southampton
Day 2 Cruising
Day 3 Hamburg
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1 Night Europe Cruise
Departure Port: Greenock (Glasgow)
Sailing Dates
2017 Aug 19
Cruise & Maritime Voyages
Marco Polo
Adults-only ship sailing ex-U.K. cruises
Offers 'traditional-style' cruising
Onboard entertainment focuses on enrichment
All crewmembers speak English
Ideal for minimalists: no bells or whistles
Frequently discounted sailings mean good value
Day 1 Greenock (Glasgow)
Day 2 Liverpool
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2 Night Theme Cruise
Departure Port: Hong Kong
Sailing Dates
2017 Aug 25
Royal Caribbean International
Voyager of the Seas
Pro: Inside cabins have "virtual balconies," offering ocean views in rooms that normally have none
Con: No consistency in dining room and buffet, food choices ranged from poor to great
Bottom Line: A good choice for anyone seeking a fun and active cruise experience
Day 1 Hong Kong
Day 2 Cruising
Day 3 Hong Kong
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2 Night Australia Getaway
Departure Port: Sydney (Australia)
Sailing Dates
2017 Sep 2
Princess Cruises
Sea Princess
Pro: Small size gives it an intimate vibe, but plenty of venues to enjoy
Con: One of the oldest ships based in Australia
Bottom Line: Good value for the high quality of food, service and itineraries
Day 1 Sydney (Australia)
Day 2 Cruising
Day 3 Brisbane
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2-night Baja Cruise From San Diego
Departure Port: San Diego
Sailing Dates
2017 Sep 15 Sep 22 Oct 13 More
2018 Apr 27 May 4 May 11 Sep 28
Oct 5 Less
Disney Cruise Line
Disney Wonder
Pros: Only ship in the fleet with "Frozen, a Musical Spectacular" and Tiana's Place restaurant
Cons: Most activities need to be booked in advance, leaving those who didn't out of luck
Bottom Line: Most notable for its unique kids club spaces, modern adult areas and Alaska itineraries
Day 1 San Diego
Day 2 Ensenada
Day 3 San Diego

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2 Night Best Of Hong Kong Cruise
Departure Port: Shenzhen
Sailing Dates
2017 Sep 15 Oct 6
Royal Caribbean International
Voyager of the Seas
Pro: Inside cabins have "virtual balconies," offering ocean views in rooms that normally have none
Con: No consistency in dining room and buffet, food choices ranged from poor to great
Bottom Line: A good choice for anyone seeking a fun and active cruise experience
Day 1 Shenzhen
Day 2 Hong Kong
Day 3 Shenzhen
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1 Night Mediterranean Cruise
Departure Port: Barcelona
Sailing Dates
2017 Sep 15
MSC Cruises
MSC Meraviglia
Pro: Fantastic for families; foodies and for those who just want to have a lot of fun
Con: The endless activities and constant noise, plus kids up all hours, can be a little overwhelming
Bottom line: Big, fun, family-friendly ship with good food and endless entertainment
Day 1 Barcelona
Day 2 Marseille
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1 Night Transatlantic Cruise
Departure Port: Genoa
Sailing Dates
2017 Sep 29
MSC Cruises
MSC Fantasia
75 percent of cabins have private balconies
International pax mix makes for festive ambience
Has one of Europe's best ship-within-a-ship concepts
Covered pool for year-round swimming
4D cinema offers twist on moviegoing
Day 1 Genoa
Day 2 Marseille
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1-day Pacific Coastal
Departure Port: Seattle
Sailing Dates
2017 Sep 30
Holland America Line
Eurodam
Pro: Exceptional dining and entertainment options
Con: Up-selling in spa and shops can feel a bit excessive
Bottom Line: Traditional ship with fresh, modern touches
Day 1 Seattle
Day 2 Vancouver
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1 Night Pacific Coastal
Departure Port: Seattle
Sailing Dates
2017 Sep 30 More
2018 Sep 29 Less
Princess Cruises
Ruby Princess
Pros: Excellent service and array of dining and entertainment options
Cons: Upselling is a bit excessive
Bottom Line: Friendly ship, with more free dining and activities than for-fee alternatives
Day 1 Seattle
Day 2 Vancouver
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2 Night Sampler Cruise
Departure Port: Sydney (Australia)
Sailing Dates
2017 Oct 20
Celebrity Cruises
Celebrity Solstice
Pro: Elegant, modern ship with impressive drinking and dining venues
Con: Exclusive venues for certain cabin categories could make some passengers feel excluded
Bottom Line: Sophisticated, contemporary and delicious cruise experience for all ages
Day 1 Sydney (Australia)
Day 2 Cruising
Day 3 Sydney (Australia)
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2 Night Australia Getaway
Departure Port: Brisbane
Sailing Dates
2017 Nov 3 More
2018 Nov 18 Less
Princess Cruises
Sun Princess

Pro: New venues added in 2016, interesting itineraries, good food and welcoming crew

Con: One of Australia's oldest ships, and young couples may find it a bit quiet

Bottom Line: The elegant midsize ship offers varied cruise options and outstanding service

Day 1 Brisbane
Day 2 Cruising
Day 3 Sydney (Australia)
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2 Night Europe Cruise
Departure Port: Hamburg
Sailing Dates
2017 Aug 29 Nov 3 More
2018 Jun 1 Aug 17 Oct 16 Less
Cunard Line
Queen Mary 2 (QM2)
Pro: Drastically improved buffet restaurant; only kennels at sea; excellent specialty dining
Con: Poor quality of food in the main dining room hasn't been addressed
Bottom Line: QM2 retains its unique sense of occasion, melding tradition with fresh touches
Just celebrated its 10-year anniversary
Day 1 Hamburg
Day 2 Cruising
Day 3 Southampton
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2 Night Africa Cruise
Departure Port: Durban
Sailing Dates
2017 Nov 25 More
2018 Jan 27 Apr 13 Less
MSC Cruises
MSC Sinfonia
Intimate, mid-sized ship
Primarily geared to Europeans
Night owls can howl at the hip Pasha Club
Dine at the pretty Il Covo and Il Galeone eateries
High-tech virtual golf simulator
Clean, stylish design
Well-equipped gym
Day 1 Durban
Day 2 Cruising
Day 3 Durban
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2 Night Sampler Cruise
Departure Port: Sydney (Australia)
Sailing Dates
2017 Dec 1
Royal Caribbean International
Voyager of the Seas
Pro: Inside cabins have "virtual balconies," offering ocean views in rooms that normally have none
Con: No consistency in dining room and buffet, food choices ranged from poor to great
Bottom Line: A good choice for anyone seeking a fun and active cruise experience
Day 1 Sydney (Australia)
Day 2 Cruising
Day 3 Sydney (Australia)
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