Nieuw Amsterdam December 2011: Nieuw Amsterdam Cruise Review by desertr0se
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Nieuw Amsterdam December 2011
Destination: Eastern Caribbean
Embarkation: Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
The ports on this cruise were; Half Moon Cay, Grand Turk, San Juan and Saint Maarten. We had not visited Grand Turk before nor San Juan. Grand Turk was okay, very pretty beaches. I was not impressed with San Juan as it just reminded me of Mexico.
We love Half Moon Cay and the weather was so wonderful while we were there. In Saint Maarten we had the same nice More weather and we just shopped. We don't take many excursions because we have done them in the past and they are kind of expensive. We like to explore on our own.
We did learn something on this cruise. If you book your next cruise while on board, you just put down a $100 deposit and you can select your cruise and your cabin. The deposit is good for four years. In addition, we got $50 each drink cards for the next cruise. Just little benefits to booking while on board. If it turns out that you cannot take the cruise you booked, the deposit can be used for another cruise. You don't lose that money. We booked a cruise for the next New Year so we can party on board. Less
Cabin review: VA8032 Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom
The cabin was very nice but it was a little too small for us. On the next cruise we selected a cabin with more square footage. The bed was wonderful. It was quiet and the balcony was perfect.Read All Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom (VA) Reviews >>
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