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Nth Queensland
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Originally posted by MicCanberra
Because not everyone is in Sydney or Brisbane. Cheapest flights that I can find for those same dates is $620 pp return.


Sorry Mic didn't cost from Canberra , someone was saying it would cost them a thousand dollars from Sydney , did u check iwanthatfli....




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Melbourne, Australia
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I looked at the Cairns cruises. Too expensive from Melbourne.

Cheap cruises from Sydney are much better value when you find cheapie cruises.
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Melbourne, Australia
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Originally posted by MicCanberra
It always seems to be one or the other stopping us from booking.
Pretty doable from Canberra to Sydney. Come on Carnival with us.
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Ruby Princess TA October 2012| Dawn Princess New Zealand December 2012 | Ruby Princess Eastern Caribbean | Celebrity Equinox TA April 2013 | Sea Princess Auckland to Sydney August 2013| Dawn Princess Sydney - Hobart - Melbourne November 2013 |Diamond Princess Tasmania December 2013 | Rhapsody of Seas South Pacific January 2014 | PO UK Arcadia - Sydney to Melbourne February 2014 | Dawn Princess - Melbourne to Auckland March 2014 |Carnival Spirit South Pacific August 2014|Dawn Princess - Melbourne to Auckland October 2014 | Sun Princess - Fiji & New Caledonia December 2014 |Diamond Princess - Sydney to Singapore March 2015 |Caribbean Princess - Iceland TA September 2015 |PO UK Oceana - Mediterranean September 2015 |Pacific Jewel - Eden December 2015 |Golden Princess - Tasmania January 2016 |Diamond Princess - Perth to Singapore March 2016 |Celebrity Constellation - Greek Islands April 2016
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Originally posted by Sparky74
If you've got the $$$ and can afford the time off work, why not do both?
Issue is that I don't have both of those.
Canberra Australia
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Joined Apr 2012
Originally posted by icat2000
Pretty doable from Canberra to Sydney. Come on Carnival with us.
Yeah fairly easy to get to Sydney as we can drive, fly, bus or train up. We will be in India and Nepal touring, so cannot do that cruise .
Australia
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You don't get any cheaper then this:

12 Sep 17 - 4 nts - Pacific Eden
Twin share interior $129pp
Twin share oceanview $159pp

Cairns > Airlie Beach > Cairns


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3 Oct 17 - 4 nts - Pacific Eden
Twin share interior $139pp
Twin share oceanview $169pp
Cairns > Fraser Island > Cairns



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Melbourne, Australia
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Originally posted by MicCanberra
Yeah fairly easy to get to Sydney as we can drive, fly, bus or train up. We will be in India and Nepal touring, so cannot do that cruise .
Have fun in India and Nepal. Been twice to India with Intrepid Travel. Shame the Taj is in scaffold though.
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Melbourne, Australia
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Those a nice little cheapies for people up in Queensland. We get them out of Melbourne but its on the Jewel (and that ship is very very very old and tired).

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Ruby Princess TA October 2012| Dawn Princess New Zealand December 2012 | Ruby Princess Eastern Caribbean | Celebrity Equinox TA April 2013 | Sea Princess Auckland to Sydney August 2013| Dawn Princess Sydney - Hobart - Melbourne November 2013 |Diamond Princess Tasmania December 2013 | Rhapsody of Seas South Pacific January 2014 | PO UK Arcadia - Sydney to Melbourne February 2014 | Dawn Princess - Melbourne to Auckland March 2014 |Carnival Spirit South Pacific August 2014|Dawn Princess - Melbourne to Auckland October 2014 | Sun Princess - Fiji & New Caledonia December 2014 |Diamond Princess - Sydney to Singapore March 2015 |Caribbean Princess - Iceland TA September 2015 |PO UK Oceana - Mediterranean September 2015 |Pacific Jewel - Eden December 2015 |Golden Princess - Tasmania January 2016 |Diamond Princess - Perth to Singapore March 2016 |Celebrity Constellation - Greek Islands April 2016
Canberra Australia
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Originally posted by icat2000
Those a nice little cheapies for people up in Queensland. We get them out of Melbourne but its on the Jewel (and that ship is very very very old and tired).

P&O do not have any new ships, they were to get one but they changed their mind and Carnival got it instead.
Nth Queensland
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Joined Aug 2013
Haha someone on here said they will soon be giving away those cairns cruises .. The Whitsunday four day cruise just gone to twin share $236 for the cabin $118ea. For an ocean view
..how low can they go

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