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July 4, 2011

AllThingsCruise Partners With Eileen Ogintz of Taking the Kids, The Price of Allure of the Seas, Is It Worth It? Allure Scores 4.5 out of 5

Eileen Ogintz of Taking the Kids - Premier Cruise Information Site Offers Expert Advice On Planning Fantastic Family Vacations -, the premier resource website for cruise enthusiasts, is pleased to announce that they have partnered with nationally syndicated columnist and family travel expert Eileen Ogintz, the creator of Taking The Ogintz will be contributing content and will blog about cruising with families on the site. More…………….

Marcia is thinking the price of this Allure of the Seas family vacation is worth it - The ship really deserves the accolades it has been accorded by many writers – myself included. It has the bells and whistles that set it apart but is extremely family friendly. Each day I find another large family group – 15, 28 or 20 members – enjoying the breakfast buffet in the dining room, camp program for the kids, one of many shows, or the casino late at night. It’s a happy place and whether you ride the Carousel on the Boardwalk or take part in the zip-lining expedition as my crew did, this is definitely a place to have a good time. More…………………..

RCL Allure of the Seas  - Scores 4.5 out of 5…………The revolutionary design of the Allure of the Seas cruise ship will fill your days at sea with wonder: wake to two-story ocean views in our contemporary Loft Suites, hop onto a classic, full-sized carousel in our Boardwalk neighborhood, More………….

We would like for you to share your experiences with us on both ships and port of call…………see what other cruisers have to say about their cruise experiences.  Check out the newest rating on the carnival ships here…………..

Jakob and Grandma report on zip-lining and the food onboard Allure - The view from the top of the zip-line was beautiful. It was burning hot on the five-minute ride to the top of the mountain. After that we went to the beach and it was so amazing. I found a piece of coral that was shaped like a tornado. My brother started freaking out because he got pebbles in his shoe that ended up turning into a sore on his foot…….More……….

I wandered this very large ship discovering something new each day. Final Blog from the Allure of the Seas………………More…………….
Carnival Miracle to sail from New York City year around starting in April 2012 - Carnival Cruise Lines will have a year-round presence in New York for the first time, starting in April 2012.

The 2,100-passenger Carnival Miracle will sail eight-day cruises to the Caribbean and the Bahamas. Eastern Caribbean departures to San Juan, St. Thomas and Grand Turk will take place from April through October on a rotating basis with Bahamas sailings that stops at Half Moon Cay, Grand Turk and Nassau. More…………….

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If we are traveling with a group of 3 how is the cost of the third person reached? Answer is here…………

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