Polls Archive

How has the current economic down turn affected your cruise plans for this year?

  • I am still hoping to cruise and hoping that prices will drop to my budget level. (22%, 40 Votes)
  • I was already booked and not affected. (19%, 36 Votes)
  • I'll still cruise but cut back on on board spending and excursions. (18%, 33 Votes)
  • I'm not affected by the down turn but still hoping to save or upgrade. (16%, 30 Votes)
  • I probably won't be able to afford a cruise this year. (12%, 23 Votes)
  • I am already booked and now trying to figure out how I can afford the cruise. (8%, 15 Votes)
  • I can still afford to cruise, but am choosing to spend that money on something besides a cruise. (4%, 7 Votes)
  • I am not expecting the prices to come down. (1%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 185

Start Date: January 5, 2009 @ 10:00 am
End Date: No Expiry

Would you take your chidren out of school for a family cruise vacation

  • Maybe, it depends on how many days, the chid's age, and the individual child's ability to make up the work. (35%, 40 Votes)
  • Yes, even though the school is not very accomodating, I feel quality family time is important. (28%, 32 Votes)
  • Yes, our school is flexible, family is important, and they can make up the work. (21%, 24 Votes)
  • No, I don't allow my children to miss school for any reason other than illness or other approved reasons (16%, 18 Votes)
  • No, our school is too strict and will not work with families to make up the work. (0%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 115

Start Date: October 28, 2008 @ 9:18 am
End Date: No Expiry

What is Your Ideal Length of a Cruise?

  • 14-15 Days - Two weeks is the perfect get-a-way (27%, 33 Votes)
  • 10-11 Days - Just a bit longer than a week, gives me a few extra days of fun and relaxation (25%, 31 Votes)
  • 7 Days - Every vacation should be at least a week (20%, 24 Votes)
  • Over 15 days - The longer I'm on a cruise ship, the better (16%, 20 Votes)
  • 3 days or less - Short and Sweet (7%, 9 Votes)
  • 4-5 days- Just enough time to get away and still be affordable (5%, 6 Votes)

Total Voters: 123

Start Date: September 21, 2008 @ 11:06 am
End Date: No Expiry

Do You Think That Cruise Lines Should Have A Separate Fuel Surcharge Or Simply Raised Their Cruise Prices?

  • Fuel surcharges are just another way of getting more money from customers with out their realizing the costs up front and they probably won't go away when fuel prices go down (35%, 32 Votes)
  • Fuel surcharges are a good idea becuase they show it clearly shows that the increase in price is the result of increased fuel costs and they will most likely dissappear when fuel prices go down (22%, 20 Votes)
  • The Cruise lines should have raised the price of the cruise to cover their increased costs associated with rising fuel costs (16%, 15 Votes)
  • Cruise lines should not have raised prices. The increase in prices due to the fuel supplement charges will probably backfire and result in less business to the cruise lines (14%, 13 Votes)
  • Fuel surcharges are a good idea because they clearly shows that the increased prices is associated with rising fuel costs (13%, 11 Votes)

Total Voters: 91

Start Date: August 7, 2008 @ 10:02 am
End Date: No Expiry

Have you ever been delayed and missed your cruise ship on embarkation day?

  • No, and I usually fly in atleast a day early (67%, 47 Votes)
  • No, and I usually fly in the day of the cruise departure (27%, 19 Votes)
  • Yes, and I flew in the day of the cruise departure (4%, 3 Votes)
  • Yes, and I was even supposed to arrive a day early (2%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 70

Start Date: June 11, 2008 @ 2:53 pm
End Date: No Expiry