Leech - Answered a Question by WHITEHEAD (01 Oct 08 13:51)

We've been on cruises to the Caribbean three times and I must say that there really isn't that much of any historical interest to see. It is mainly a winter sunshine/beach type holiday. As there are four of you, you are probably better booking a trip with one of the hundreds of taxi drivers waiting at the quayside. Always barter, and always look at the taxi and make sure it's road worthy. I would say you'll save money doing this and enjoy it more. Use the Princess brochure to give yourselves ideas of what you'd like to do. Exceptions are Jamaica and Venezuela and Trinidad. These areas can be a bit more threatening and so I would take an organised tour here.

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carver - Answered a Question by WHITEHEAD (28 Sep 08 20:09)

Hi, we are going on the diamond princess and they sent us a shore excursion booklet about 6 weeks before we travel, hope that is of some help.

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Macro - Answered a Question by WHITEHEAD (28 Sep 08 20:30)

They will give you a colour brouchure of shore excursions. If there is something you really want to do, book it on line, you can always cancel it later when you get the brochure or even when you go on board. some excursions such as helicopter and yaucht trips often fill up fast. You are going on one of the warmest,nicest ships. I have spent 9 weeks of my life on Sea Princess and I love her. You will have a wonderfull time. PS. remember that you can often do many trips under your own steam by taxi and it can work out a lot cheaper. Do research on this site and put into gogle ' advice on trips in caribbean' there are a couple of excellent sites with advice on prices excursions, what to do etc. Do that reserch before your brochure comes through then choose.

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WHITEHEAD - Answered a Question by WHITEHEAD (28 Sep 08 21:07)

Thankyou both very much for your replys. Leaving this site now to go google trips in caribbean. So exciting.

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boards dot - replied to WHITEHEAD (29 Sep 08 21:18)

Try going to where my name should be and look in the section for the various islands.....

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Bramham - Answered a Question by WHITEHEAD (07 Oct 08 20:27)

We are going to the caribbean on the sea princess in november of this year and have just received notification that they don't now issue a brochure (as I suppose they are trying to save the planet etc) you have to look up the excursions on the internet - not sure what you do if you don't have the internet however!!

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