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Are cruises better than Las Vegas?

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Are cruises better than Las Vegas?

I really have a great time in Las Vegas. However, I think cruises are better than Las Vegas. What are your thoughts?

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Fort Worth, Texas
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1. Re: Are cruises better than Las Vegas?

I do like a nice cruise but I would say that I prefer Vegas for a couple reasons- I get better dining in Vegas, better shows, and better drinks. That being said, I like having variety and I have taken a few cruises in place of Vegas in the past two years. I used to go to Vegas twice a year but I started going once a year with a cruise replacing the other trip. The variety has been fun and I'll probably stick with it until I am wanting to do something else.

new york
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2. Re: Are cruises better than Las Vegas?

No, not at all.

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3. Re: Are cruises better than Las Vegas?

That's like comparing apples to oranges. Both have great qualities but very different vacation. I like both...

Honolulu, Hawaii
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4. Re: Are cruises better than Las Vegas?

The only slots on the face of the earth tighter then those at McCarron airport are slots on a cruise ship.

Nice thing about a cruise is, you wake up somewhere new each morning.

Las Vegas, Nevada
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5. Re: Are cruises better than Las Vegas?

1. Vegas shows are MUCH better than the shows on board a cruise ship. Vegas has much greater selection, much better quality, much better production values, everything about the Vegas is better.

2. Vegas has much better gambling that the cruise ship. Higher payback, more selction (of slots, VP and table games). Ecept that Vegas does not have those "drop the quarter and let the sliding plow blades push the quarters over the edge" games.

3. Vegas has better dining. Except some of the cruise ships now have premium restaurants that are comparable to good Vegas restaurants.

4. Vegas and cruise ships are probably comparable on how hard it is to get a lounge at the pool.

5. Drinks in Vegas are comped while gambling.

Honolulu, Hawaii
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6. Re: Are cruises better than Las Vegas?

Mike #4 is spot on. My boss came back from a 10 day cruise and the loungers where all taken bye 9am. She had to get up at 7am to claim one.

California
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7. Re: Are cruises better than Las Vegas?

What did they say when you asked on the cruise forums?

Oregon
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8. Re: Are cruises better than Las Vegas?

ktinca- your humor has been so stellar lately! :)! I like both. Actually feel that Vegas is cheaper but enjoy the ports and sight-seeing while cruising. Agree the casinos on a cruise are beyond tight! We have been enjoying Vegas over cruises in the past few years because of traveling to see grandbabies. Won't see them on a cruise!

Yankee
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9. Re: Are cruises better than Las Vegas?

If it wasn't for the seasickness I'd cruise more and visit Vegas less.

Cleveland, Ohio
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10. Re: Are cruises better than Las Vegas?

two difference types of vacations, Vegas is exciting much to do and on the go at the time if you want, Cruises are relaxing vacations. I come home from Vegas and feel like I need a vacation, I come home from a cruise and feel like I have been on vacation. l like one as much as the other, but if I really had to chose one it would be Vegas.

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