Rogers - Answered a Question by Hadley (28 Jul 07 10:37)

Well,Hadley from Dartmoor you certainly "STIRRED" the waters with this question ,looking at some of the replies.IF its PRESTIGE you want,perhaps a trip to the moon on a completely different type of "SHIP" would fit this catagory.

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knight - Answered a Question by Hadley (26 Jul 07 17:29)

Well i have been cruising all my life and i would say i am from a middle class. when i have been on cruising there have been a mixture of people but i think the type of people on board do not matter as we are all unique and we are all friendly together. i would worry about that.

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bradshaw - Answered a Question by Hadley (26 Jul 07 17:38)

Nothing wrong with the working clas.

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chesham - Answered a Question by Hadley (27 Jul 07 08:54)

The Saying is you pay for what you get, go on cunard and get the "UPPER CLASS " ON THE VICTORIA WITH THERE OWN TERRACE WILL THEY MIX WITH YOU ?, if you are genuine all classes of life will mix , if you pretend to be something you are not then you will be found ou.

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Hubbard - Answered a Question by Hadley (27 Jul 07 09:08)

I've noticed plenty of 'divs' from all backgrounds.

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McDermid - Answered a Question by Hadley (27 Jul 07 18:23)

Just who do you think you are? Anne from Scotlan.

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PURKISS - Answered a Question by Hadley (27 Jul 07 18:27)

Being on a cruise ship is a lot like life, all classes holiday together and each find there own place (even on a ship). We have been P&O customers for 10 years but are now moving over to Cundard, we are descerning people from a working class background but we do not think we are something we are not! We have met great friends of all classes, wealthy and not so wealthy but there is a now a niche opportunity for cruise lines to cater for those who do not want a 'holiday camp' at sea but still leave UK waters. J.Purkiss - Poole, Dorse.

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parr - Answered a Question by Hadley (27 Jul 07 20:17)

Cruising certainly has altered over the years, it is nearly 40 years since I took my first cruise, it is now more affordable for people that it was then, it is far cheaper now to go on a cruise tha it used to be, therefore a different class of people, do go cruising, which isn't a bad thing really.

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Wilson - Answered a Question by Hadley (27 Jul 07 20:32)

We will cruise with anyone - and love the mixture -but we won't cruise Cunard because of the class system - which is what it is however you dress it u.

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Bell - Answered a Question by Hadley (27 Jul 07 22:04)

I take it you are on a wind-up? In that vein, yes, as my benefits have risen so much these last few years, I am now able to take more than just the one annual break, so tend to take a Med cruise in the summer as well as a ski holiday in winter. The only problem with cruising is that we do meet the odd couple - no pun intended - who are there not to relax and enjoy themselves, but simply to regale unfortunate fellow travellers with all the top cruise lines they've travelled with - upper deck of course. If these people ever stop talking about themselves and ask what cruising I've done, I just tell them I've only cruised on Hampstead Heath, which normally moves them on quite quickly.

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